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OUR To Address Concerns Of Prospective Renewable Energy Projects Financiers

OUR To Address Concerns Of Prospective Renewable Energy Projects Financiers

The Office of Utilities Regulations (OUR) says it will be meeting with the parties connected to Jamaica’s renewable energy projects in the coming days as it moves to resolve concerns raised by prospective financiers. The OUR says it had drafted power purchase agreements and sent them to

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Caribbean walks the talk on clean energy policy

Caribbean walks the talk on clean energy policy

Barbados, for instance, which spends an estimated 400 million dollars annually on fossil fuel imports, has announced plans for a wind, gas and solar energy programme that requires almost one billion dollars in investments. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Wednesday January 29, 2014, IPS - Despite having an abundance of wind

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Green China? It Leads the World in Adding Renewable Electricity

Green China? It Leads the World in Adding Renewable Electricity

Power lines transmit electricity generated by the Three Gorges Hydropower Station at the Three Gorges Dam in Yichang, China, on July 22 China has earned a reputation as the world’s worst polluter. But if the International Energy Agency is right, the Asian nation is on course to

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Worldwatch Institute Launches Groundbreaking Sustainable Energy Roadmap for Jamaica

Worldwatch Institute Launches Groundbreaking Sustainable Energy Roadmap for Jamaica

Washington, D.C.—The Worldwatch Institute today launched its groundbreaking Sustainable Energy Roadmap for Jamaica, a look at the measures that the Jamaican government can take to transition its electricity sector to one that is socially, environmentally, and financially sustainable. The report, Jamaica Sustainable Energy Roadmap: Pathways to an Affordable,

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Beck Links Green Energy And Jobs

Beck Links Green Energy And Jobs

German Ambassador Josef Beck says Jamaica is underestimating the economic potential of renewable energy initiatives, saying his own country, has already seen major gains in employment and competitive advantages flowing to its business sector. Relative to base year 1990, Germany’s Energiewende or energy turnaround initiative aims to

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No Word On Bidders For Renewables Project

No Word On Bidders For Renewables Project

Up to yesterday, there was still no word from the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) on the security bond from the three selected preferred bidders for the 115 megawatts of electricity-generation project using renewable energy-based power-generation facilities on a build, own and operate basis. On October 1,

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OUR To Retender For 37MW Of Renewable Capacity

OUR To Retender For 37MW Of Renewable Capacity

The first round of qualified bids to supply 115 megawatts of electricity from renewable sources fell short by one-third. The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) said on Wednesday that it will be returning to the market with a request for bids to supply the outstanding 37 megawatts of

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Paulwell Wants OUR To Revise Decision On 115MW Project Bids

Paulwell Wants OUR To Revise Decision On 115MW Project Bids

Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell is to write to the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) to signal his disappointment over its failure to identify preferred bidders for the entire 115 megawatts of renewable energy. “I’m not happy. I could not believe that we had

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OUR Names Preferred Bidders For 115MW Electricity-Generation Project

OUR Names Preferred Bidders For 115MW Electricity-Generation Project

The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has selected three preferred bidders for the supply of up to 115 megawatts of electricity-generation capacity from renewable energy-based power-generation facilities on a build, own, and operate basis. In a release yesterday, the OUR said from the proposals for energy-only, the

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Caribbean Nations Focus On Energy Efficiency, Solar Power

Caribbean Nations Focus On Energy Efficiency, Solar Power

The Dominican Republic has a 1.5 MW solar array with panels from Solar World that sits by the side of the runway in the Cibao International Airport. The solar panels represent the largest installation in the Caribbean island nation. The project was developed and installed by Dominican-based

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