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Bidder Chosen For Schools Energy Efficiency Project

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams, shares a light moment with Managing Director of the Development Bank of Jamaica, Milverton Reynolds, during the MPC Renewable Energy Forum, held on Tuesday (October 1), at the Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston     A bidder has been chosen for the Schools...

Consumer-generated Renewable Energy into Cayman- the New Frontier

  The Cayman Islands instituted a different pricing policy for eligible prosumers rather than the typical Net-Billing or Net-Metering approach employed by many other utilities globally. The utility company, Caribbean Utilities Company Ltd. (CUC), instituted a Feed-In-Tariff Rate structure (FIT Rate) called the Customer Owned Renewable Energy (CORE) for small RE...

Solar Warning! Local Providers Urge Caution on the use of Second-hand Panels

Ken Moore (left) and Dale Nickason, partners in the Jamaican firm Solar Connections. (Photos: Arthur Hall)   SALT LAKE CITY, United States — Jamaicans are being urged to think twice before purchasing used solar panels which could soon hit the local market.   The Florida-based Sun Electronics, which sells used and new solar panels,...

Jamaica Lights Up International Energy Expo

United States Ambassador to Jamaica Donald Tapia (left) and Jamaica’s Science, Energy & Technology Minister Fayval Williams speaking with Josh Mossman, sales manager for Texas-based Sun Power which has expressed interest in setting up shop in Jamaica Salt Lake City, United States — Jamaica is proving to be a major attraction...

UAE-CREF Announces Hurricane-resilient Green Power System in the Caribbean

UAE has announced the disbursement of $5.7 million to support Antigua and Barbuda to aid in building a hybrid solar-diesel power station equipped with hurricane-resilient battery storage. It is the largest renewable energy initiative of its kind in the Caribbean region.   The funding will be overseen by the UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy...