Rural solar for small businesses to avoid power outages

Can you imagine a day and a half without electrical power.  In our rural community there are a lot of small business owners, shop keepers, yam and poultry farmers who depend on energy for their business operation.  Regardless, electricity has been gone for more than 30 hours. A rural solar system will be able to provide reliable energy supply to homes and small businesses. The video below shows how the rural solar system works. Learn about small rural solar systems, subscribe to...

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Kimroy Bailey Robotics 14 Greatest Accomplishments of 2014

2014 was a great year! Time truly flies. The year the Kimroy Bailey Foundation installed its first operational wind turbine at the 100% Renewable Community Center in Trelawny. The year Kimroy Bailey Robotics was born and positioned as the Caribbean's leading robotics, product prototyping and small scale manufacturing company. Hmmm a number of milestones were reached and great accomplishments were achieved in 2014. It was hard to bottle all the experiences to filter down a top 14 but without further...

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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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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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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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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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Engineering Creativity in Primary & Secondary Schools

Digital Yard Foundation, in partnership with the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech), will host its first Robotics Symposium on Saturday, July 20, 2013, 10am – 2pm, at the Alfred P. Sangster Auditorium located at the University of Technology, Jamaica. This free event will feature a panel discussion, robotics demonstrations and student presentations. The panel discussion will be focused around the theme of the symposium - Full STEAM Ahead: Engineering Creativity in Primary and Secondary School Education – and will...

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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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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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