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News for Jamaica

Wigton Windfarm Opens Renewable Energy Training Lab

Wigton Windfarm Limited has opened a renewable-energy training facility at its Resource Centre in Rose Hill, Manchester.   The Wigton Renewable Energy Training Lab will deliver practical and theoretical courses in areas such as solar thermal, photovoltaics, concentrated solar and wind power, small hydro, bio-energy, fuel cells and energy conservation. Wigton’s goal...

100 Trees and Counting

tree-planting-shenee-16In line with its commitment to environmental protection, JPS has undertaken several initiatives geared at helping to preserve the island’s natural resources, including its recent participation in National Tree-Planting Day. Already this year, JPS team members have planted more than 100 trees and will continue to...

US Vote Could Impact Caribbean’s Climate Future

editorsforuma20161025jbJamaica and the Caribbean’s bid for a secure climate future is likely to be impacted by the outcome of the November 8 United States (US) presidential election. However, whether the impact will be negative or positive remains to be seen, though the sentiments of representatives of...