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Jamaican farmers turn to N.S wind energy technology

Fair winds in Jamaica could soon be turning turbines made in Nova Scotia and providing island farmers with green power. “I feel confident this will yield millions of dollars in sales,” Bruce Thompson, wind energy project developer with Seaforth Energy of Dartmouth, said Wednesday in an interview from Kingston, Jamaica. Thompson was in the Jamaican … Continue reading Jamaican farmers turn to N.S wind energy technology

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Jamaican geographer to develop geothermal energy plant

Geographer and businessman Krishna Vaswani aims to raise US$4 million of financing in order to set up a 15MW clean-energy facility. The project, based on geothermal energy – heat from underground – would cost US$15 million of which US$4m would be raised via equity and the remainder as debt. The developer would essentially be exchanging … Continue reading Jamaican geographer to develop geothermal energy plant

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Jamaica Urges Investment in Wind Energy

Renewable energy is expected to represent some 20 per cent of the country’s energy mix by 2030. As Government continues to encourage investment in renewable sources of energy, private interests are being urged to consider wind energy as a lucrative area for investment. “We are trying to encourage private players, not just Government, to actually … Continue reading Jamaica Urges Investment in Wind Energy

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