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Musk’s Grand Unification Of Tesla’s Clean Energy Ambitions, Combining Solar Power, Batteries, And Electric Cars

Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc. is advancing plans to expand the U.S. solar market and has begun taking US$1,000 deposits for its remarkable new solar roof tiles. Tesla will begin production of two of the four styles it unveiled in October: a smooth glass and a textured glass tile to be delivered this summer. Musk’s vision […]

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JPS Signs Power Purchase Agreement With Eight Rivers Energy Company, To Construct A 37MW Solar Power Plant In Paradise Park Westmoreland

Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS) has signed a Power Purchase Agreement, with Eight Rivers Energy Company, to construct a 37MW Solar Power Plant in Paradise Park Westmoreland later this year. Under the agreement, JPS will be purchasing electricity from the new solar facility for twenty years, to the year 2038. This is the second […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

Eight Rivers Energy Company Selected As Preferred Renewable Energy Bidder – Updated

Eight Rivers Energy Company Limited (EREC) has been selected as the preferred bidder to build, own and operate a 33.1 megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation facility at Paradise Park in Westmoreland. According to the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR), this latest project is the most competitive renewable energy procurement project to date. In a […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

Jamaica Solar Energy Association (JSEA) Selects a new Executive Board

Robert Wright has been elected President of the Jamaican Solar Energy Association. His appointment as well as those of the new Executive Board was made at the associations’s Annual General Meeting on March 31, 2016. The AGM brought together renewable energy practitioners and enthusiasts from across Jamaica. The elected Executive Board Membership is as follows: […]

Musk’s Grand Unification Of Tesla’s Clean Energy Ambitions, Combining Solar Power, Batteries, And Electric Cars

Failure To Launch: Are investors in the local capital market avoiding innovation?

Jamaican investors appear to have a robust appetite for the tried and true, with the two only known IPO failures on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) being start-ups with previously untried business models. In December 2013 start-up investment firm, Exponential Holdings Limited, headed by Justin Nam, closed its initial public offering undersubscribed, failing to get […]

CAC 2000 Financials Still Recovering From Payments For Lawsuit Damages

Government to advise on future of the Net Billing arrangement with JPS in two weeks

State Minister in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Julian Robinson has indicated that within the next two weeks, the government of Jamaica will advise on the way forward in terms of the net billing arrangement with the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) Limited. Robinson says while the government is committed to the […]

Musk’s Grand Unification Of Tesla’s Clean Energy Ambitions, Combining Solar Power, Batteries, And Electric Cars

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