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OFREG Gives CUC Boost Towards Renewable Energy Future

Caribbean Utilities Company got the thumbs up for more power on Wednesday (13 February). CUC said local utilities regulator OfReg was releasing an additional megawatt for its operations. It comes as an extension to CUC’s Consumer Owned Renewable Energy programme or “CORE”. It means consumers with renewable energy systems at home, like solar...

New Hydro Panel Water System Donated to UHWI

The University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) expects to benefit greatly from a new hydro panel water system donated to the Children’s Ward of the medical facility by US-based company Zero Mass Water through local partners Solar Buzz Limited. At the official handover, Rob Bartrop, executive vice president of installers...

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....