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Wigton Windfarm to list on Jamaica Stock Exchange

Wigton Windfarm to list on Jamaica Stock Exchange ๐Ÿ—บ

  The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) is preparing to list Wigton Windfarm Limited (WWF) on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) with the help of Mayberry...


IRP to Include Hydropower as Source of Renewable Energy

IRP to Include Hydropower as Source of Renewable Energy ๐Ÿ—บ

  Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, says a special component of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which will be completed in...


Hampton saves big on electricity bills through PCJ energy projects

Hampton saves big on electricity bills through PCJ energy projects ๐Ÿ—บ

The Hampton School in St Elizabeth has saved close to $5 million on its electricity bills through the successful execution of two energy intervention projects...


Clarendon solar farm withstands heavy rains, hurricane winds

Clarendon solar farm withstands heavy rains, hurricane winds ๐Ÿ—บ

  Utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) plant Content Solar is reporting that while unprecedented torrential rainfall in 2017 damaged utilities across the region and caused extensive flooding...


Registration is now open for a Solar Energy and Fuel Cells course which will run from March 19 โ€“ 23, 2018 at the Wigton Renewable...


JPS energy storage project under way - Minister breaks ground for 24.5MW facility in Hunts Bay

JPS energy storage project under way – Minister breaks ground for 24.5MW facility in Hunts Bay ๐Ÿ—บ

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Dr Andrew Wheatley says that the ongoing expansion and diversification of Jamaica’s energy mix is happening at warp speed...


NWC to Embark on Renewable Energy Pilot

NWC to Embark on Renewable Energy Pilot ๐Ÿ—บ

To modernise operations of the National Water Commission (NWC), the entity is seeking to install a five-megawatt (MW) photovoltaic system at the Mona Reservoir in...


Jamaica taking a bold and visionary step โ€” Edens

Jamaica taking a bold and visionary step โ€” Edens ๐Ÿ—บ

Chairman and founder of New Fortress Energy, Wesley Edens, has applauded the Jamaican authorities for taking what he believes is a bold and visionary step...


JPS, JPPC sign power purchase agreement extension

JPS, JPPC sign power purchase agreement extension ๐Ÿ—บ

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Private Power Company Limited (JPPC) has formally extended its agreement to provide electricity to the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited...


JPS CEO wants company at forefront of renewable sector

JPS CEO wants company at forefront of renewable sector ๐Ÿ—บ

PRESIDENT and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) Company Emanuel DaRosa says he wants to leave a legacy of a more...


Country on Mission to Have 30% of Electricity Generated from Renewables

Country on Mission to Have 30% of Electricity Generated from Renewables ๐Ÿ—บ

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology, Hillary Alexander, says the country is on a mission to have 30 per cent of...


December ground-breaking for combined heat and power plant at Jamalco

December ground-breaking for combined heat and power plant at Jamalco ๐Ÿ—บ

New Fortress Energy (NFE) will officially break ground for the new combined heat and power plant at Jamalco’s Halse Hall, Clarendon, refinery on December 1.   Wesley...


Gov't signs loan agreement for energy management programme

Gov’t signs loan agreement for energy management programme ๐Ÿ—บ

THE Government has signed a loan agreement for US$15 million with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to assist with the cost of rolling out the...


Minister says IRP aims to develop energy sector

Minister says IRP aims to develop energy sector ๐Ÿ—บ

  KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) โ€” Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr Andrew Wheatley, says the aim of the Government’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) is to...


Spotlight: Eucarinet

The Project The project EUCARINET,ย  is a four-year INCONET Coordination Action whose main goal is to strengthen bi-regional sustainable policy dialogue on Science...


The European Investment Bank (EIB)

The EIB, established in 1958, is the European Unionโ€™s long-term financing institution owned by its 27 member states. Outside the European Union, EIB lending is governed...


CARICOM Secretariat

The CARICOM Secretariat is the principal administrative organ of the Community and is headed by a Secretary General who is the Chief Executive Officer of...


Organization of American States (OAS)

The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate...


Global Environment Facility (GEF)

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is a global partnership among 178 countries, international institutions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and the private sector to address global environmental...


Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

The IDB, established in 1959 to support the process of economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean, is the main source of...




Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)

CDB intends to be the leading catalyst for development resources into the Region, working in an efficient, responsive and collaborative manner with our BMCs and...





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