Energy in Action


Over $3M in Cash and Prizes Awarded in PCJ Schools Energy Competition

Over $3 million in cash and prizes were awarded to the top performers in the 2019 Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) Schools Energy Programme Competition. Approximately 90 students, aged six to 19, from primary and high schools islandwide participated in this year’s renewal, which was held under the theme –...

St Joseph’s Infant expanding Solar system

St Joseph’s Infant School is no stranger to renewable energy initiatives and the institution is yet again raising the bar. The Duke Street-based school won a 3KW photo-voltaic (PV) system along with installation courtesy of Appliance Traders Limited’s (ATL’s) ‘Go Green’ competition for early childhood institutions in 2017, but through Principal...

NSWMA to Host Consultations on E-Waste Regulations

THE National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) is to host public and private consultations soon, on a draft of its electrical and electronic (e-waste) regulations. When signed into the law, the regulations will require traders of computers, printers, televisions, mobile phones and refrigerators to take them back at end-of-life and...

Dominica to Begin Construction of Geothermal Plant in 2019

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — The Dominica Government says it intends to start construction of a geothermal energy power plant by the third quarter of 2019. Energy Minister Ian Douglas said that the plant to be constructed in the Roseau Valley, on the outskirts of the capital, will be a major...