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Kingston, Jamaica
Ministry: Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining (MSTEM)
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News for Jamaica

New $50 Million Solar Facility Coming To Jamaica

Jamaica keeps getting greener. Following the launch of a major new wind farm on the island, the country’s government announced that it was finalizing an agreement with Eight Rivers Energy Company to build and operate a 33.1-megawatt solar facility at Paradise Park in Westmoreland. The plant represents an investment of $50 million,...

Government To Target More Investments In Renewable Energy

Photo taken from: Kingston, Jamaica, Aug. 14, CMC – The Government of Jamaica has announced plans to facilitate increased investments in renewable energy.  “We will utilise the country’s abundant renewable resources and also redeploy as much as US$11 billion in savings from renewables to production and job creation in the...

Ministers Welcome Move by Virgin Group to Acquire BMR Jamaica

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley (right), exchanges greetings with United States Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency Luis Moreno (left), while head of the Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson, looks on. Occasion was the opening of Blue Mountain Renewables (BMR) Jamaica Wind Project in Potsdam,...