Jamaica


Waste to Energy Conversion Symposium in the Caribbean

A symposium on ‘Options for Jamaica’s Energy Security: A Focus on Waste to Energy Conversion’ was held at the Courtleigh Hotel in Kingston Jamaica. One of the purposes of the symposium was to promote private and public sector cooperation between The Red Energy Group – a United States-based alternative energy...

Wigton Windfarm Commissioned

Wind Farm Limited a wholly owned subsidiary of the state owned Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) brought into commission its twenty-three, (23) 900- kilowatt wind turbine. The farm located at Wigton Manchester was constructed at a cost of approximately US$25 million and has maximum capacity of 20.7 Megawatts. They have...

Power Wheeling Programme Must Include Solar and Wind

Electricity wheeling has been proposed in Jamaica as a way to promote distributed power generation, especially from renewable-energy sources. Under the proposed wheeling programme, a company or individual could generate electricity in one part of the country and pay the grid operator – the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) –...