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

Jamaica’s energy policy: Obstruction or boost to wind and solar?

Government. Government could lead the transformation by example, mandating that all government-owned and -operated buildings, as well as the two international airports be powered by renewables. This, in addition to other measures articulated in my five previous pieces — including changing the power bidding policy-mandate to emphasise savings of fuel...

Jamaica on Track for Green Funding

CLIMATECHANGEJamaica is on track to receive US$300,000 (J$37 million) in grant funding from the Green Climate Fund, to better equip the Climate Change Division to carry out is functions in regard to spearheading the national effort to develop effective climate resilience and lower emissions development strategies....

Young Jamaicans Urged To Join Energy Revolution

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Dr Andrew Wheatley (left), presents the winning trophy to Campion College team members (from second left), Jenine Shepherd, Jillian Edwards and Maliic Graham, who copped first place in the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica Schools Energy Programme competition. Young Jamaicans have been urged to join the...