This EU funded project initiates an Alliance with the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica and the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce which is based in Trinidad and Tobago.

The objective of the project is to build private sector capacity in environmental and energy management order to promote a successful regional and national collaborative approach to efficient energy consumption reduced environmental impacts

About the PSOJ/CAIC/EU Funded Project

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‘Jamaica is drowning in a sea of plastics’

Boat tour of Kingston Harbour unearths startling images BY KIMONE THOMPSON Associate editor — features thompsonk@jamaicaobserver.com Plastic bottles washed ashore a property adjacent to Norman Manley International Airport. (PHOTOS: KIMONE THOMPSON) The Rae Town gully clogged with garbage More plastic bottles and other debris are seen at another section of this property that sits adjacent […]

Tobago on the way to becoming landfill-free

Tobago could well become the first Caribbean territory without a landfill site. The Tobago House of Assembly and Fourth State Energy has signed a contract to undertake a waste-to-energy pre-feasibility study on the island. Fourth State Energy is a Canadian firm that specialises in transforming waste material into clean, green and sustainable energy. The signing […]

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Scientists Invent a Way to Generate Electricity From Your Home’s Windows

by Todd Woody | Takepart.com  Forget putting solar panels on your roof—in the near future, you may be generating electricity from windows, skylights, or even your iPhone. Researchers at Michigan State University have created a transparent photovoltaic material that can be placed over glass or any other clear surface. It’s not a new idea. Captivated […]

Bico cuts energy bill by $20 000

      Heiko Stieber (centre), senior project manager of Hybrid Energy Solutions of SMA Solar Technologies of Germany showing Light and Power Holdings managing director Peter Williams (right) and Rohan Seale, customer service manager of Barbados Light & Power, some details of BICO’s hybrid power system. (Picture by Reco Moore) ​This was revealed yesterday […]

WORLD TOWN PLANNING DAY

Equality in the City – Making Cities Socially Cohesive. On November 5-6-7 professional planning organizations around the world will mark World Town Planning Day 2014 with an international online conference on: Equality in the City – Making Cities Socially Cohesive. The focus of the 2014 WTPD online conference will be to showcase and celebrate plans […]