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6 Renewable Energy Entrepreneurs Lighting Up Jamaica

Jamaica is ideally suited for using renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. The islands are bathed in sunlight with strong winds, providing many opportunities for renewables. Yet the island still depends on expensive, imported fossil fuels that mean Jamaicans have to deal with some of the highest electricity...

Carron Hall High School Gets Biodigester

Technical Officer, Scientific Research Council (SRC), Jodi Dunn (left); Principal, Carron Hall High School, Mr. Carlinton Johnson and Executive Director, SRC, Dr. Cliff Riley, view the sign unveiled on Tuesday (February 5) for the new biodigester and piggery at the school in St. Mary. Carron Hall High School in St....

Jamaica on Track to Achieve 30 Percent Energy From Renewables

PHOTO: YHOMO HUTCHINSONPrime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (centre), presents winner of the Jamaica Solar Challenge, Ryan Bent, with a trophy for composing a song to communicate the benefits of solar energy. Mr. Bent also received a $75,000 cash prize. Occasion was a ceremony to commission solar photovoltaic panels...

First Caribbean Students Graduate from IAEA School of Radiation Emergency Management

Students use a hand-held radiation survey instrument during the ‘Disaster City’ scenario to detect the levels of ionizing radiation in the area. (Photo: Texas A&M University) On 7 December, for the first time ever, the IAEA’s School of Radiation Emergency Management celebrated the certification of trainees from the Caribbean. The successful completion...