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News for Jamaica

Capital & Credit launches ‘green’ loans for RE

Capital and Credit Financial Group is offering loans as low as 9.5 per cent, pitched at renewable energy sector through its merchant-banking arm. The loans, which are capped at J$5 million, can be used to finance renewable energy and solar water-heater systems. Among the projects that new and existing clients of...

Wigton Windfarm Developing High Tech Training in Jamaica

  Over the next 3 years, the Wigton Windfarm Limited (Wigton) is hoping to transform its Resource Centre into a high tech training facility for renewable energy, with the aim of developing local capacity and expertise in the industry. Currently, the Resource Centre is outfitted with multimedia capability, electronic workstations and a...

Jamaica ||The ‘greenest’ building in the Caribbean

The future Digicel building, which will use alternative energy utilising wind turbines. – CONTRIBUTED Digicel headquarters under construction in downtown Kingston. Digicel global headquarters utilising latest environmentally friendly technology Telecommunications giant Digicel is boasting that its multi-storey global headquarters being constructed near the waterfront in downtown Kingston will be the “greenest” building in...