Jamaica News


Winston Jones High to Use Prize Money For Renewable Energy Project

With a $500,000 grant from the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), students at Winston Jones High School in Manchester will be implementing a renewable energy project that could result in significant savings in the school’s monthly electricity bill. The grant was the winning prize in the age 16-19 category of...

LAUNCH OF THE JAMAICA SOLAR CHALLENGE

Solar Head of State is proud to announce the launch of the first ever Jamaica Solar Competition – a national competition for young people from across the country to learn more about the benefits of renewable energy. Competitors aged 12 to 26 will be asked to design a project to inspire their...

Climate Literacy A Must, Says EFJ

THIS YEAR’S Earth Day theme, Environmental and Climate Literacy, seemed especially appropriate. After the devastating floods in several parishes on Earth Day, a number of activities planned for the day were postponed. And as the rains persisted, the message was very clear: We need to learn and understand more –...