Deployment of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

The Deployment of Renewable Energy and Improvement of Energy Efficiency in the Public Sector aims to advance a low carbon development path and reduce Jamaica’s public sector energy bill through the introduction of renewable energy and improvement in energy efficiency in the health sector. The participating Public Health Facilities are Bellevue, National Chest, Sir John Golding, May Pen, Black River and the Savanna-la-mar Hospital.


Key Achievements

·       Energy Audit findings establishing energy use patterns and energy wastage at six public hospitals

·        Energy investment package outlining  Return on Investment, and estimated time for recovery of investment in energy savings based on introduction of renewables and energy efficiencies at six public hospitals

·       Improved knowledge and awareness among key stakeholders about establishing an Energy Services Company industry in Jamaica



Project start date:

September 2016

Estimated end date:

March 2021

Focus area:

  • accelerate structural transformations
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Jamaica

    Implementing partner:

    United Nations Development Programme

    Full project information  

    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • United Nations Development Pro
  • Global Environment Fund Truste
  • Rcs - Services
  • Amount contributed


    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2021 $237,337

    2020 $393,561

    2019 $263,167

    2018 $131,469

    2017 $64,386

    2016 $16,365

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