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Plugged Into The Sun

How Sun Power & LED retrofits in 6 Jamaican hospitals are lighting the way for lower energy bills & freeing up fiscal space for national priorities  


Remarks - Closing and Handing-Over Ceremony for the Deployment of Renewable Energy and Improvement of Energy Efficiency in the Public Sector Project

UNDP welcomed the opportunity to contribute to Jamaica’s development through the implementation of energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energy (RE) initiatives in six hospitals  


Renewable energy and energy efficiency systems at 6 public hospitals expected to reduce public health energy bill 22%

Jamaica’s public health energy consumption bill is expected to decline 22% annually  


Jamaica's Lightbulb Moment

Ahead of commissioning solar energy in 3 public hospitals, lightbulb retrofits are already saving energy, money, & barrels of oil in the middle of a pandemic  


The transition to clean energy as a post COVID-19 solution: Lessons from UNDP

Jhannel Tomlinson of the Youth Climate Change Activists (YCCA) group makes a case for a shift to renewables as a post COVID-19 solution, following the exampe of agencies like UNDP  


J$49.6 Million in GEF SGP grants to generate green jobs & incomes, and model a green and sustainable community

A total of J$49.6 Million in grants has been awarded to seven community groups by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-implemented Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF…  


Remarks - GEF SGP Grant Award Ceremony - UNDP Resident Representative

UNDP believes that local organizations working on the ground and being able to directly connect with people are best poised to address sustainable development challenges of marginalized communities  


Remarks - National Energy Policy Tenth Anniversary Symposium

UNDP lauds the Government in achieving many outstanding results and successfully implementing many projects that have furthered the goal of diversifying the energy mix  


Jamaica set to pilot mechanism to stimulate affordable renewable energy

Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) s to be piloted in Jamaica as a means of stimulating uptake of renewable energy and energy efficient technologies  


Health sector gets ready to advance energy bill-reducing initiative

More than 150 health sector employees are participating in workshops as part of a major initiative to reduce energy bills in the health sector and across the nation’s public sector.  

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