Night Lights Photo Competition launched by Jamaica Public Service Company

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) has launched a photogtraphy competition. The Night Lights Photo Competition will run from January 3rd, 2016 to 23rd, 2016. Entries must be in digital format and must be submitted electronically to the JPS Facebook page. The photographer of the winning shot will receive a new Apple iPhone 6. The best images will […]

Blue Mountain Renewables – Wind Energy Contender in a 115MW Alternative Energy Contract dominated by Solar

With WWFL (Wigton Wind Farm Limited) as the main front-runner for Wind Energy in Jamaica as explained in Wind Energy is Jamaica’s Oil as PCJ ramps up Wigton Wind Farms for 320 million kWh and a possible shoe-in to be supplier for the 115MW of Renewable Energy to the Electricity Grid, one would think there’d […]

How to Make Distilled Water using a Solar Desalinator

Solar power is an incredible force of nature. Not only does it drive the winds and churn up the atmosphere, creating weather and the much hated precipitation, it can also be used directly to create electricity. Direct impact on our daily lives, harnessing solar power may be the long-term key to ridding ourselves of our […]

Solar Powered Organic Farming for Jamaica’s Food Security

“Innovative Energy efficiency or renewable Energy solutions that have local or regional benefits, provide jobs, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions” Excerpt from the IDB’s 2012 IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest Solar power, it seems, can do more than just make the plants grow, dry our clothes and beat us with the might of the God Hurracan […]

JPS Co Analog Meter upgrade heralds Remote Billing Revolution

Competition in the Electricity Generation section of Jamaica’s Energy Sector is coming. Despite the words of JPS Co (Jamaica Power Service Company) CFO (Chief Financial Officer) Dan Theoc, the basic framework as laid out by the previous Minister of Energy and Mining Clive Mullings already makes competition possible for Canadian debutante Solamon Energy Corp as pointed […]

JPS Co to build Jamaica’s first Gas Turbine Power Plant in St. Catherine

The GOJ has finally acceded to the fact that LNG (Liquid Natural Gas) is the best bet for Jamaica’s long term energy future. This as announced by Minister of Energy, Mining and Telecommunications Philip Paulwell on Thursday January 9th 2012 at the American Chamber of Commerce to a rather enthusiastic crowd. In addition, JPS Co […]

Green RG in Jamaica to make Solar Power Gear

Every revolution was first a thought in one man’s mind – Emerson, Essays: History As the title says, we Jamaican have been under some serious laps in that treadmill called Research. An American-based Green RG Management LLC, better knows as Green RG, has had us under such Guinea pig testing since June 2011AD, when they and […]

Solamon Energy Corporation to build Caribbean’s Largest Solar Plant – Jamaica to get a Green Energy Boost

Folks, looks like I spoke to soon yet again! In my earlier this year entitled Digicel Jamaica’s Alternative Energy Future – Increased Electricity Bills and Energy Sector Opportunities collide I predicted that Digicel would go into Alternative Energy as they were already holders of the title of “Greenest Building in the Caribbean”. Alas, it appears […]