Jamaica


PCJ Establishes Energy Efficient Systems at Wolmer’s Girls School

  KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) has carried out two major energy efficiency intervention projects at the Wolmer’s High School for Girls in Kingston. The initiatives are expected to significantly reduce the school’s energy bills, a news release from the PCJ said, outlining that a solar...

Holy Childhood High Students Achieve Academic Success, Win Accolades

  The results of the 2016 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) and Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) reflected a welcome resurgence by students of Holy Childhood High School with Samoya Cochrane copping an impressive five subjects, all 1s in the CAPE, and Sahara Pinnock’s 10 CSEC passes – all at...

NHT/SRC/CEIS Environmental Trash to Cash Competition

Competition  Overview  As part of its operational plan for 2015-2016, the Social Development Department of the National Housing Trust (NHT) approached the Scientific Research Council (SRC) seeking assistance with the development of a robust, exciting and sustainable Environment Competition involving its Community Environment clubs. Following a meeting on June 9,...

Solar Energy Education for Western Jamaica

Energy is the driving force of educational institutions in the 21 st century. Electrical power is essential for computer labs, language arts, engineering disciplines and administrative offices. Even tuck shops need to have electricity to keep up with the demands of our school faring children. In the community of Irwin,...