Renewable energy data available on PCJ website

Sunday, February 03, 2013

Print this page Email A Friend!


KINGSTON, Jamaica – In what it says is part of the push to open up Jamaica’s renewable energy supply market, the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) is making an extensive range of data available for interested parties via its website.

According to the PCJ the data includes scientific and analytical information on Jamaica’s renewable energy potential. 
The studies date as far back as the 1970s and cover several areas including hydro, wind, bio-fuels, bio-mass and solar, the PCJ said in a release Sunday.

“The development of Jamaica’s renewable energy market is critical for addressing the country’s energy challenges and the PCJ is committed to facilitating the growth of this fledgling industry,” said Dr Peter Ruddock, the PCJ’s manager, Renewable Energy.

“The PCJ has the most extensive collection of information on renewable energy sources and this data is being made available so any prospective suppliers can hit the ground running,” he added.

The PCJ anticipates that the information, available at www.pcj.com will be valuable to prospective energy suppliers, particularly entities responding to the recent Request for Proposals from the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) for the provision of 115 megawatts (MW) of electricity generating capacity from renewable sources.


ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT