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(Kingston, Jamaica) — JAMAICA should pursue the investment opportunities presented by renewable energy rather than focus on fossil fuels like LNG, says a global think tank. “There is great potential for local economies in investing in renewable energy,” said Mark Konold, head of the Washington-based Worldwatch Institute, which is identifying opportunities for low-carbon, energy developments […]

(Kingston) — On May 1 consumers will be able to apply for a net billing licence from the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) and the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR), Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Phillip Paulwell, has announced. Speaking at the opening of the Jamaica Power Summit 2012 at the Jamaica Pegasus […]

(Kingston, Jamaica) — Solamon Energy Corp. proudly announced the launch of its Solar Calculator this week, which is openly accessed on the Solamon website.  According to Jay Yeo, Solamon President, who recently concluded a whirlwind 4-week tour of Jamaica, alongside SVP Jamaica Ainsley Brown, this will prove to be a valuable tool to qualify commercial […]

(Kingston) — Come May 1, consumers will be able to apply for a net billing licence from the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) and the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR), Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Phillip Paulwell, has announced. Speaking at the opening of the Jamaica Power Summit 2012 at the Jamaica Pegasus […]

(Barbados Advocate, Jan 25, 2012) More affordable packages to spur the use of alternative energy in Barbados – this is the suggestion of Dr. Delisle Worrell, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados (CBB). Speaking on the pillars Barbados has to develop in order for future growth he pointed to the use of alternative energy […]

Taken from the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) website and published on Wednesday, 07 December 2011. Mining and Energy, Hon. Clive Mullings KINGSTON — For many Jamaicans just the thought of lowering their electricity bill is enough to bring on a broad smile. Now imagine having the ability to not only pay zero on your electricity […]

Posted on November 26, 2011 under Jamaica Bureau

Solamon SVP Ainsley Brown participated in CARICOM Energy Week in Kingston, Jamaica. Events were held throughout the week, with an exhibition hosted at UWI Mona campus and panel discussions at Utech.

[Barbados Advocate - 23 Oct 2011] Twelve hundred jobs could be created through the development of the energy industry in Barbados. This is according to Clyde Griffith, who delivered the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Lunchtime Lecture on “The Importance of Energy to the Caribbean and most importantly to Barbados” at the DLP headquarters recently. He […]

Solamon Energy welcomes the news of the changes to the All Island License.  These changes, according to Senior Vice President and Country Head of Jamaica Ainsley Brown, are “a great step in the right direction.” Brown goes on further to state he believes that “wheeling has the potential to revolutionize the energy sector in Jamaica and could be a major catalysis to reinvigorate industry […]

(Bridgetown) –  An official of Foursquare Distillery, the multimillion-dollar rum manufacturing plant in Barbados, is pleading with that country’s government for a level playing field and an ease in excise taxes. Richard Seale, executive chairman of RL Seale & Co Ltd, owners of the St Philip-based facility, made that call Monday when Minister of Industry […]

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