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Mrs. Yvonne Barrett-Edwards
Kingston, Jamaica
Ministry: Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining (MSTEM)
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News for Jamaica

Climate Change Strategy Critical To Poverty Reduction — IDB

222844_DISCOVERY BAY, St Ann — For the past two-and-a-half years, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has spent upwards of US$660,000 growing coral in two locations in Jamaica and one site in Belize. If you’re like most people, you’re wondering why a development bank, with the broad...

Students Get Up Close With Renewable Energy

Curtis Deenah, team leader of Caribbean Energy Information System department, Scientific Research Council. The Caribbean Energy Information System (CEIS) will be facilitating visits by students to renewable energy facilities and projects across the region. The visits will be made possible under the ‘Energy in Action’ component of the CEIS’ Energy for Young...

BMR Wind Farm Commissioned

Malvern, St Elizabeth — Eighteen months after ground was broken, the 36.3-megawatt wind farm run by BMR Jamaica Wind at Potsdam, Malvern, high in the Santa Cruz Mountains, was formally commissioned in mid-August. Priced at US$89.9 million, the wind project, located across the road from another wind farm run by light...