Wind Energy


February Completion For Wigton III On Track

The  construction of Wigton III, the 24- megawatt (MW) expansion of the Wigton Windfarm in Rose Hill, Manchester, is slated to be completed on time and within budget. A February completion was set for the US$45-million construction project which is being implemented by the renowned Spanish wind energy company, Gamesa,...

Jamaica’s Climate Scope Ranking, 2015

Jamaica seeks to decrease its oil dependency and improve its energy security by diversifying its electricity mix. The island nation was the Caribbean’s first country to hold clean energy-only auctions. The country’s National Energy Plan 2009-2030 calls for 20% of its electricity generation to come from renewable sources by 2030....

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...