Tag - 100% Renewable Jamaica

Renewable Energy & Robotics to Grow the economy

Renewable Energy & robotics can significantly grow the Jamaican economy. Forty years of a mere 0-1% growth has forced a mass migration of young intellectuals to work in other countries and build their economies. This article challenges the leaders of Jamaica to pursue renewable energy & robotics to achieve momentous economic growth capable of returning our country to the glorious economic days of the 17th century. In the early days when Jamaica was Queen, major cities in the even mighty United...

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BaileyBionic, Jamaican made robotic hand

Students from Ardenne High at the KB Robotics Booth Kimroy Bailey Robotics staged a grand showcase of cutting edge Jamaican Technologies at the Planning Institute of Jamaican (PIOJ) Labour Market Forum. The booth featured a host of advance technologies including the companies dual extruder 3D printer; a snapshot of BaileyBionic: the company's line of human-like robots and BaileyBotic: the company's line of mobile robots. BaileyBionic is a robotic hand made in Jamaica at the Kimroy Bailey Robotics Fabrication Laboratory (FabLab) in Trelawny. The hand is a derivative...

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Request for Support: KB Foundation Tag Drive

The Kimroy Bailey Foundation: Gospel Concert and Fun Day In a bid to raise funds for the Caribbean's first 100% Renewable Community Center, The Kimroy Bailey Foundation  has organized a day of fundraising activity in the form of the 100% Renewable Gospel Concert and Fun Day. Our  Non-Profit Organization is requesting corporations, businesses and individuals to kindly assist our vision by sponsoring  or donating to the events scheduled for Independence Day: August 6, 2013. Volunteers from the Kimroy Bailey Foundation decided not...

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3 Steps Blueprint to 100% Renewable Jamaica

On Tuesday April 16, 2013 I presented at the Inaugural staging of the Jamaica Alternative Energy Expo on 100% Renewable Jamaica. The presentation analyzed Jamaica’s current energy demand and proposed a comprehensive method of supplying all the required electrical energy using only renewable energy sources. The presentation also proposed an efficient storage method to guarantee the reliability of the power source. 100% Renewable Jamaica will supply 800MW of electrical power using 70% offshore wind energy, 15% solar energy and...

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Highway wind turbine streetlights

Wind Turbine Powered Highway lights, concept by TAK Studio   #TeamKB, Here's a super cool innovation and another reason to #KeepBelieving in the future of renewable technology. A creative concept of a 'wind-turbine highway lights' powered by the rush of air created by cars and trucks speeding past. Eco-design firm TAK was responsible for creating the concept and pitched it to government, state and other transportation officials, noting that all of that unused wind from passing vehicles would not only power overhead lights but...

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Wigton projects $1 Billion net profit

Wigton Wind Farm Jamaica Ltd, the largest wind farm in the English speaking Caribbean has forecast $1 billion in net profit and will offset just under 60,000 barrels of imported oil by producing clean electricity from the wind. This would have otherwise cost the country about $600 million to import oil for electricity production using old, inefficient generators. The Wigton Wind Farm is paid US₵10.21 per KWh up from US₵5.00 by the Jamaica Public Service Company, while JPS, the only...

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Kimroy Bailey Foundation: Taking a Basic School off the Grid

Certificate of Incorporation for our Non-Profit Organization 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 now proudly state that  the 'I's have been dotted and the 'T's have been crossed and the organization is now preparing to move...

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HOT102Fm Interview with Prime Minister Awardees

On Tuesday  April 2, 2012, I was invited to join a distinguished panel of Prime Minister's Youth Awardees to discuss nation building and how young individuals can contribute to the holistic development of our country in the studios of Hot102FM. Myself along with  fellow Prime Minister's Youth awardees Timar Jackson, who excelled as a student at The University of  the West Indies and was awarded in the category of Academics with a GPA of 4.2. aw well as 19 year...

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Observer Cover: KB Blogger of the Year

The Cover page for the Career and Education Section of the Sunday's Observer read: 2012 Blogger of the Year Kimroy Bailey is Passionate about Robotics, Renewable Energy by Ainsworth Morris. The article original article was featured on February 3, 2013, and can be found on the Jamaica Observer website by clicking here. Kimroy Bailey, Jamaica Observer Career Cover Feature The announcement of his victory was made at the 3rd annual Jamaica Blog Awards ceremony held on January 19 at South Beach...

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Energy Conservation in the Office or at work

Tweet I had a GREAT interview with Alan Magnus and Paula-Anne Porter this morning on RJR 94Fm. We spoke about a few topics including: Renewable energy, Robotics and Energy conservation. I have requested the audio file which I'll upload as a Podcast for persons who didn't have the chance to tune in. This article is the 2nd in the series of energy conservation. Here are some tips to save energy in Your office or business place. In these trying economic times...

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