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News for Jamaica

Tremendous potential for solar energy in Jamaica, says Canadian company

The continuing increase in oil prices has greatly impacted many economies, especially those in the developing Caribbean region, and Jamaica is no exception. Having recently returned from a three-week trip to Jamaica, visiting numerous government officials and business leaders, Canadian-based Solamon Energy Corp.’s country head for Jamaica and senior VP Ainsley...

Time to look to renewable energy

Minister of Water and Housing Dr Horace Chang has reiterated the call for Jamaica to look more to using renewable energy sources. Speaking during the official opening of Jamaica’s first green community, The Palms, located in Richmond, St Ann, on Saturday, Chang said while the capital cost of such energy may...

Energy Challenges Must Be Addressed Urgently – RE offers a solution

Energy and Mining Minister, Hon. Clive Mullings, says the energy challenges that are facing the country must be addressed urgently. The Minister was speaking at the official launch of the Jamaica Fulbright Association (JFA) Energy Awareness Competition 2011, held at the Knutsford Court Hotel, in Kingston, on September 16. Under the theme:...