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Solar-powered learning

  THE American International School of Kingston (AISK), with its 21st century education model, has taken another step forward with the installation of a solar photovoltaic (PV) system at the institution.   A PV system converts sunlight into electricity. Among its integral components are the solar panels, inverters, a racking system to hold...

Solar power for schools

  Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine said a tender is being prepared for the award of a contract to install Solar Photo-Voltaic panels and solar powered distilled water stills into twenty-five schools across Trinidad and Tobago.   This according to Ramnarine will ensure that all students using a library or IT room will experience...

Solar Energy Pilot Project For Schools This September

Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites. – File Jerome Reynolds, Staff Reporter The Government is installing solar electricity in schools as part of efforts to cut energy bills. Education Minister Ronald Thwaites has indicated that a pilot project is to begin this September. Speaking at a post Sectoral Debate press conference last week Thwaites stressed that the Government...

Jamaica Education Ministry To Introduce Solar Systems In Schools

KINGSTON,(JIS): The Ministry of Education has announced the introduction of solar energy systems in schools in a bid to reduce the estimated J$6 billion per annum in utility costs for schools. Pilots for this initiative are expected to begin in several schools come September, Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites, informed on May...

British High Commission Presents Cheque to Barbados School

Lord Wallace of Tankerness presenting a cheque to Mr Wilmont Straughn, Principal of the Irving Wilson School with representatives from the British High Commission. From left, Phil Culligan, Deputy High Commissioner, Lord Wallace, Paul Brummell, High Commmissioner, Gilly Metzgen, Political Officer, Wilmont Straughn with students from the school. (Photo: British...