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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...

Saint Lucia Gov’t to Implement Renewable Energy Project in 2019

(SNO) — The government will be implementing a renewable energy project this year which it says will save taxpayers a significant amount of money. The project will be done under the 2nd Cycle of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund. A statement from Shannon Lebourne, communications officer at the Ministry of...

BMR Energy Acquires 5-MW Solar Plant in Cayman Islands

A view of George Town, capital of the Cayman Islands BMR Energy, a developer, owner and operator of clean energy projects in the Caribbean and Latin America, has acquired a 5 MW alternating current solar plant in the Cayman Islands from Entropy Cayman Solar I. A member of the Richard Branson’s...