Electricity


Cornwall College Goes Solar

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cornwall College, one of the island’s top secondary schools launched the first phase of an ambitious solar project on Friday, when they symbolically turned on the switches to power the school’s administrative building. Members of the school’s administration, the board and members of various old...

Kimroy Bailey Foundation: Taking a Basic School off the Grid

  The Kimroy Bailey Foundation aims to promote  renewable energy utilization by installing wind turbines and solar systems in schools across Jamaica and the Caribbean. The donation campaign for our foundation was delayed due to a few legal and technical issues relating to registration of the Foundation, authorizing donations et al. Thankfully I can...

Renewable energy projects expected to add 78 megawatts to national grid

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – An additional 78 megawatts (MW) of energy are expected to be generated and supplied to the national power grid, through two renewable projects to be undertaken along Jamaica’s south coast. These are: a wind energy development, which is expected to provide an additional 58 MW, to...

What You need to Know About Home Solar Power

Are you ready to put the sun to work for you? The combination of falling prices, financial incentives, and increasing environmental awareness makes solar power a tempting option for running your home. In some arrangements, you could even sell some of your unused power back to the utility company —...