Tag - energy conservation

Islandwide Blackout! 100% Renewable is Reliable

On Saturday March 30 over 90% of the  600,000 customers of the Jamaica Public Service Company endured several hours without electrical energy, while Mr. Renewable enjoyed every bit of power from his solar panels and wind turbine in the overcast Saturday afternoon. The day was expected to be bustling with activities as yesterday, Good Friday, was a national holiday. Shoppers nationwide would be using today to prepare for the extended weekend with  bun and cheese and all other essentials. Jamaica...

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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 Simple Steps to reduce your Refrigerator Energy Cost

Every home has a refrigerator so consequently, every home can save an extra dollar monthly by implementing any or both of these 2 simple tips to reduce your monthly energy bill. I really hope you find these tips educational and practical, I try not to burden you with technical jargon or make any recommendations that you cannot easily implement. This is my second in the series of energy conservation to reduce our oil importation, see also 5 tips to reduce...

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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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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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Clean Getaway at Jamaica Motor Car Show

This Post was copied from the Jamaica Observer, Friday January 25, 2012. The original article can be found by clicking here. Tweet IT wasn’t all about cars at the 2013 Jamaica Motor Show held at Police Officers’ Club on Hope Road, St Andrew, on Saturday.  Kimroy Bailey, 23-yearold electrical engineer, used the event to share his message of renewable energy. Kimroy Bailey and Tarick Edwards from TeamKB introduced the model of a 100% Renewable Home. Life without monthly energy bills. (Photo not featured in...

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