Tag - caribbean sea and renewable energy

Funding an Offshore Wind Farm

The funds from the recently failed LNG project which was expected to cost over US$602 million could be channeled to an offshore wind farm capable of lowering Jamaica's monthly energy bills permanently unlike the failed LNG project which was subjected to imported natural gas. In order to ensure that our country stops digging the 'borrow from Peter to pay Paul’ pit, the country needs to ensure that it has a solid project that will guarantee that we repay US$750...

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Put the Wind to Work

“Fiya deh a muss-muss tail, ‘im tink a cool breeze” Growing up in the uplands of Trelawny, Jamaica, I have been immersed in a daily dosage of Jamaican proverbs which are considered the second language of the area; this by far is one of my favorite. Many share the view that an IMF deal might be Jamaica’s solution to the islands economic woes, but nothing could be further from the truth. Until the day our blessed nation has a...

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5 Tips to reduce your monthly energy bill by 20%

Tweet This post will present a practical solution to Jamaica’s energy crisis and require that Jamaicans stop pointing fingers and play their part, since plans for a 360MW Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project failed to materialize. The LNG project was expected to reduce the cost of electricity by up to 40% and scheduled to be completed by 2015. The recent turn in the LNG development will give the island a brief window to sit and strategically plan a sustainable way...

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Smile Jamaica Interview: Blogger of the Year

Behind the Scenes of TVJ, Smile Jamaica Before the Blogger of the Year interview On Tuesday February 5, 2013 I was featured on TVJ's morning time program Smile Jamaica where I was interviewed by Simone Clarke-Cooper and  Archibald Gordon. We discussed the Blogger of the Year, the Kimroy Bailey Foundation and Renewable Energy in Jamaica. This interview was made possible after Corve DaCosta, organizer of the Jamaica Blog Awards was contacted where he then refered me to do the interview....

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