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Government Committed To Shifting From Heavy Fuels To Renewables

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams (right), engages with farmers (from left) Troylan Daley, Damian Morgan and Syllon Cummings, during a tour...


JPS leads Caribbean Energy Market with HESS …system Deemed one of the Largest Commissioned in the World

JPS’s HESS now fully powered up! Minister Fayval Williams cuts a ribbon to officially commssion JPS’s hybrid energy storage system located at it’s Hunt’s Bay...


MPC Capital signs MOU With the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean

David Delaire, managing director at MPC Renewable Energies   MPC Capital and the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to...


Gov’t To Revise National Energy Policy

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams (left), converses with Chief Executive Officer and President of the Jamaica Public Service Company, Emanuel DaRosa,...


UCC Seeks to Reduce Energy Costs with MPC Capital Partnership

  MPC Capital and the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to install a rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) facility...


Company Wants More Jamaicans to Access Solar Power

Jason Robinson (second left), CEO, Solar Buzz Jamaica, discussed the benefits of the Luci inflatable solar lantern with Sasha-Gay Wilson, (left), branch manager, VMBS Spanish...


Renewable Energy Boosting Jamaica’s Development

David Delaire (right), managing director, MPC Capital AG greets Milverton Reynolds (left), managing director, Development Bank of Jamaica, with Jermaine Deans, deputy general manager, JN...


Gov’t Working to Generate More Jobs in Energy Sector

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Fayval Williams (left), cuts the ribbon to officially open the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) Marubeni Power International Innovation Lab...


Wigton Training Lab courses Awarded City and Guilds Status

  Students taking the Solar Photovoltaic Course at the Wigton Renewable Energy Training Lab participate in a practical exercise. (Photo contribution)   KINGSTON, Jamaica — Wigton Renewable Energy...


SOARING WITH SOLAR

                            An example of the Derillion Modular Solar Float     Jamaica’s quest to achieve 50...


JPS Welcomes Partners To Meet Renewable Energy Needs

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (third left), listens keenly to a point being made by Jamaica Public Service (JPS) President, Emanuel DaRosa (second...


Alternative Energy Buzz

  JAMPRO is being flooded with requests from international players in the alternative energy sector   The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) is being flooded with requests from...


JPS Ready to Welcome More Renewable Electricity Providers

CEO of the Jamaica Public Service Emmanuel DaRosa addresses Wednesday’s official inauguration of the Paradise Park Solar Farm in Westmoreland. (Photo: Anthony Lewis)     Paradise, Westmoreland  –...


PM Says Government Is Fully Committed To Investing In Cleaner Energy Sources

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (centre), listens to Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Paradise Park Solar Farm in Westmoreland, Romain Desrousseaux, during...


OUR Hails Operations At Paradise Solar Farm

  Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (third left), listens keenly to President of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) Company, Emanuel DaRosa (second left), during...


Bidder Chosen For Schools Energy Efficiency Project

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams, shares a light moment with Managing Director of the Development Bank of Jamaica, Milverton Reynolds, during...


Solar Warning! Local Providers Urge Caution on the use of Second-hand Panels

  Ken Moore (left) and Dale Nickason, partners in the Jamaican firm Solar Connections. (Photos: Arthur Hall)     SALT LAKE CITY, United States — Jamaicans are being...


Jamaica Lights Up International Energy Expo

United States Ambassador to Jamaica Donald Tapia (left) and Jamaica’s Science, Energy & Technology Minister Fayval Williams speaking with Josh Mossman, sales manager for Texas-based...


Government Re-Establishes Jamaica Energy Council

  Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams (seated, second left), with participants at a Jamaica Energy Council Meeting, on Friday (September 13), at...


MOU Signed to Improve Energy Efficiency at Mico

  MPC Capital and the Mico Foundation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to install a rooftop solar PV facility with a peak capacity of...


Growth & Jobs Use Renewable Energy To Combat Climate Change – Taylor

  Amid worldwide rising temperatures, caused by climate change, one scientist is advocating for the use of more renewable energy and water-adaptation measures to address the...


Nestlé Goes Solar

  Installed solar panels at the Nestle headquarters in Ferry Pen   NESTLÉ Jamaica Limited has installed its first solar photovoltaic (PV) system at its Ferry Pen...


New US$1B LNG Terminal Pushes Jamaica Nearer To 50% Renewable Energy Target

The new floating LNG terminal off the coast of Old Harbour Bay, St Catherine   Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the newly commissioned Floating Storage and Regasification Terminal...


JPS Welcomes New Solar Power Plant in Westmoreland Friday, July 05, 2019

  Westmoreland,  Jamaica — The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) is welcoming a new 37 megawatt Independent Power Producer (IPP) solar power plant, constructed by Eight Rivers...


MPC Capital’s- Paradise Park Starts Energy Production

Solar panels at Paradise Park      MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund on Monday launched its 51MWp solar PV facility at Paradise Park in Westmoreland.   Paradise Park, the first...


Cabinet Approves Re-Establishment Of Jamaica Energy Council

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Fayval Williams – File photo   Cabinet has approved the re-establishment of the Jamaica Energy Council (JEC).   In a statement today, a...


Over $3M in Cash and Prizes Awarded in PCJ Schools Energy Competition

PHOTO: MICHAEL SLOLEY Chemistry Teacher at Cornwall College, Delta Wright (centre, front row), is presented with overall champions trophy in the 2019 Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica...


MPC Capital Expands its Caribbean Renewables Platform into Barbados

Martin Vogt, Managing Director at MPC Renewable Energies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MPC Capital.   MPC Capital today announced the further expansion of its development and investment...


Jason Robinson Creating a Buzz in Renewable Energy Market

  Jamaica is set to achieve 30 per cent of its electricity from renewables within two years, putting the country in a good position to achieve...


Renewables to Become The Norm for the Caribbean

A wind farm in Curacao. Caribbean nations such as Jamaica are the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change and many are embracing...


Energy Boost For Jamaica – Island Set To Pilot Mechanism To Stimulate Affordable, Accessible Renewable Energy

Tamar Nelson (right) receives a certificate for participating in a workshop paving the way for energy performance contracting in Jamaica. Making the presentation is...


Jamaica in Good Position to Achieve Revised Renewable Energy Target

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams, speaking at the launch of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona ‘Society for Future...


St Joseph’s Infant expanding solar system

ATL technicians install solar PV panels on the roof at St Joseph’s Infant School on Duke Street in dowtown Kingston, in September 2017. St Joseph’s...


Jamaica to Invest USD 25m on Energy Storage

Jamaica’s power utility, Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) announced it would commission a USD 25 million energy storage facility. The 24.5MW plant will be the first...


New Canadian Renewable Energy Company Archer Cleantech Inc. Secures Contracts in Jamaica and American Samoa

CALGARY, Alberta, April 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NetworkWire – The oil and gas capital of Canada is now a hub for the greening...


Wigton IPO Aims to Raise $5.5 Billion

Wigton Windfarm near Newport in Manchester (Photo: Observer file)  Wigton Windfarm, the wholly owned subsidiary of Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), hopes to raise...


Nuclear Fears Addressed by Stringent Maritime Legislation Says MAJ

Nuclear transportation at sea can be safely managed as long as shippers stringently comply with IMO and other international legislation, advises the head of the...


Gov’t Heightening Renewable Energy Diversification

Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Hon. Fayval Williams (second left), engages with (from left): Development Bank of Jamaica Managing Director, Milverton Reynolds; Wigton Windfarm...


UAE Inaugurates Three Major Projects Under $50m Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund

E Prime Minister Hubert Minnis Inaugurating Solar Facility at National Stadium. The three projects will deliver 2.35MW of solar and 637 kWh of battery...


Paradise Park Solar Farm To Be Ready This Summer

David Delaire, managing director of MPC Renewable Energies (second left) and representatives of DBJ on a site visit at the Paradise Park Solar Park...





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