Integrated Science


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...

How Renewable Energy is Creating Eco-Friendly Cities

As the population of the world is growing, urbanization is developing rapidly in many cities around the world. People living compact in the same area can have many benefits. However, at the same time, pollution continues to increase in these areas.   For example, air pollution rises as the demand for energy,...

Hydro Energy

Hydro energy is the most important renewable energy resource. It has a lot of advantages over other energy resources . Also, it is one of the pollution free energy resource. Most of the hydro-electric power plants that generate electricity are built in remote areas that are far away from the cities....

Hydropower Is An Under-utilized Resource in Jamaica.

4_Energy-Hydropower Discuss this statement, indicating the pros and cons of using this form of energy. Flowing water creates energy that can be harnessed and converted into electricity. This is called hydropower, and as the name suggests, its source is water, (hence the ‘hydro’). Energy from flowing water is arguably the...