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The Jamaica Fulbright Association (JFA) Energy Awareness Competition 2013

The JFA will be collaborating with the Ministry of Education, the Jamaica Public Service and the Scientific Research Council in promoting sustainable energy management within secondary schools. The project “Promoting Energy Awareness in Jamaican Secondary Schools” will expose students and teachers to an additional learning strategy which will help to...

The Ten Island Renewable Challenge

Launched at Rio+20 Summit last June, by Richard Branson, the Carbon War Room and Christiana Figueres, Executive Director of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Ten Island Challenge works with pioneering island economies to reduce dependency on fossil fuels through the acceleration of commercial opportunities on islands, attracting expert engineering...

2013 IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest

Background Simple innovations can dramatically affect how businesses and markets function in developing countries. The nations of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have great potential for developing economically and environmentally sustainable projects in such key areas as renewable energy, energy efficiency, biofuels, and energy access in rural areas. Local...

PCJ launches website competition

THE Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) has launched a competition among tertiary students to redesign its official website, giving participants a chance to win prizes valued at $350,000. Participants are being asked to upgrade and redesign the corporation’s website to give it a more modern look and feel and make...

Sagicor Visionaries Challenge 2013

The Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF), SAGICOR, and the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) believe that, with a little help, Caribbean governments and organizations could significantly boost sustainability in the region. Help is particularly needed in the translation of Science and Technology research into economic benefits. Critical to this effort is involvement...