Jamaica


Caribbean Biomass Initiative

BACKGROUND Dr. Tawainga Katsvairo, Caribbean Initiative Director The 23 Caribbean island countries with their 42 million inhabitants share a common history of colonization and agriculture that has shaped their economic, social and cultural development. The rise and fall of the sugar cane industry has been one of the most significant...

PCJ awards $1.8 Million In Cash, Prizes To School Energy Competition Winners

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) last Friday presented cash and prizes valued at more than $1.8 million to primary and high school students who submitted winning entries in the 2014-15 Schools Energy Competition. The competition, which is the highlight of the Schools Energy Programme which the PCJ carries out...

Westwood High wins PCJ Energy Competition

KingstonN, Jamaica — Westwood High emerged as the 2017 Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) Energy Competitions winner last week Friday. The school walked away with the grand prize of a solar water heater from Conserve It Limited. In a press release today the PCJ said the school also walked away...

Jamaica Literally Sits on One of The Largest Thermal Energy Source In World

In 2010, scientists have found the deepest known hydrothermal vents, some 5 kilometres down beneath the waves of the Caribbean in the Cayman Trough.“In a nutshell, the Mid-Cayman Rise displays perhaps the broadest range of mid-ocean ridge geologic processes all active in the same place,” said German. “It makes a...