Robotics, Renewable Energy & Farming TV Feature

Youth participation in Jamaica remains highly uneven. The adolescent voice is largely missing from decision-making and policy development. Talk Up Yout’ – a nationally televised talk show hosted by Emprezz Golding – is one of the few platforms designed to share adolescent views on issues affecting young people with solutions as the final outcome. Watch the Kimroy Bailey TV Feature Here:  'Talk Up Yout'  Television Show produced by 'Stanley & Empress Productions reaches over 800,000 viewers during it's on air season...

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Kimroy Bailey Robotics Camp Closing Ceremony in 15 Photos

The Kimroy Bailey Robotics and Renewable Energy Summer Camp culminated with a grand closing ceremony at the University of Technology, Jamaica. The function marked the end of two trilling summer Robotics and Renewable Energy camps held in Kingston from July 7-12 and July 21-25. Students were introduced to Mobile Robots, Programing, Sensors, Wind and Solar Energy and had the grand chance of touring the Wigton Windfarm where they assembled a residential wind turbine and view a demo home solar system. Here's an overview of the...

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Gleaner: KB Foundation 100% Renewable Community Center

IT'S A lesson in humanitarian existence. With a degree in engineering from the University of Technology (UTech), Kimroy Bailey has unselfishly set his early sights not on personal gains, but on helping others through community building. Volunteers from the Kimroy Bailey Foundation during Tag Drive 2013. Background: 100% RE Community Center in Trelawny   Bailey, from the hilly terrains of Litchfield in a deep rural section of south Trelawny, has established the Kimroy Bailey Foundation and has taken on as his first...

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KB 100 % Renewable Community Center

The Kimroy Bailey Foundation announced its intention to implement Jamaica's first 100% Renewable Community Center in a rural farming community in Trelawny a few months ago. The renewable energy project will comprise of 26 solar panels and a wind turbine generating energy for a  community center in Litchfield, Trelawny. The non-profit organization is seeking to raise the funds needed for this project via a gospel concert and fun day fundraising event on Independence Day August 6, 2013. The KB Foundation's Fun...

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Solar Plane for Jamaica’s Logistics Hub

The expectations of the expansion of The Panama Canal are to redirect fleets of mega-ships through the heart of the Caribbean. These vessels will save millions invested for transportation since they will now enjoy a shorter route and will create a US-Multi-Billion dollar Logistics Hub industry for any Caribbean territory capable of accommodating these vessels.Countries such as: Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic and Jamaica are either planning or expanding ports to accommodate mega-ships due to the Panama Canal expansion 1. Solar Plane Flying...

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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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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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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 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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