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

News Highlights

Education Ministry Gets $50 Million To Upgrade Electrical Infrastructure

Jamaica Information Service KINGSTON (JIS) — A total of $50 million will be spent to upgrade the electrical infrastructure at the Ministry of Education’s National Heroes Circle offices in Kingston and five regional offices across the island. Details of the allotment are outlined in the 2015/16 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives. […]

Manning’s School gets new greenhouse

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland   Deputy chairman of Manning’s School’s board and attorney Michael Palmer (right) assists Manning’s School past student and Food for the Poor director Debbie-Ann Gordon-Crawford (second right), as she bites into a freshly picked cucumber from the school’s greenhouse, following a handover ceremony at the institution last week. […]

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How climate change will leave us all thirsty

By Chelsea Harvey (Reuters) The bottom of the Almaden Reservoir near San Jose, California, January 2014. Climate change is reshaping the planet in a big way. Rising temperatures, melting ice, and surging seas are just a few of the obvious effects that we’re already observing. And, according to recent climate reports, these events could bring on […]

Villarrica volcano erupting in Chile

By  Stefano Pozzebon The Villarrica volcano, in southern Chile, started erupting overnight, sending a column of fire and rocks into the dark sky.  The eruption started at about 3 a.m. local time (5 a.m. GMT, 12 a.m. EST). Local news website reports that the eruption was highly expected, after weeks of increasing activity. Local authorities called for […]

Energy storage paves way for electricity independence

By Richard Anderson Business reporter, BBC News Demand for electricity from national grids would fall sharply with the widespread adoption of energy storage Renewables have the power to transform not just the world’s energy markets, but global economics and geopolitics. But wind and solar alone cannot deliver a world of clean and free fuel. Both […]