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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OFF GRID wind and solar installation and cost

Hi #TeamKB, in this article Kimroy Bailey Renewables will show you five simple steps to install your own off-grid system. This will take you a step closer to stop paying monthly energy bills. An off-grid system powers your home without the grid using wind or solar system. KB Renewables will include the major materials needed. This article will discuss the cost of a basic wind / solar system. Most renewable energy companies may NOT want you to install a...

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Kimroy Bailey Renewable Robotics Summer Camp

Kimroy Bailey Renewable Robotics Summer Camp Kimroy Bailey Robotics and the University of Technology, Jamaica have partnered to present a targeted Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Summer Camp. The  Kimroy Bailey Renewable Robotics Summer Camp is endorsed by the Scientific Research Council and GENNEX; designed to revolutionize students’ passion in the areas of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) by utilizing the fascinating topics of Robotics and Renewable Energy to give students a memorable hands-on learning experience. Agenda Monday - Wednesday - Robotics Thursday &...

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A wind turbine powers an entire community!

When I was in university studying Electrical and Computer Engineering I saw a TED talk by a young Malawian boy named William Kamkwamba. Never mind that I could barely pronounce his last name, this young man then, made lasting indentation in my life. It was a short speech, no more than 6 minutes long. He was visibly nervous and that impeded his efforts in speaking English (which was not his mother tongue). He did manage to utter one phrase, which...

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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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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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