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“The Real Currency is Energy”: Minister Wheatley speaks at UWI Energy Policy Workshop

From Petchary’s Blog – April 3, 2017

Do you know about Build Better Jamaica? Do you know about the Net Zero Energy Building Project? If not, why not?

On March 23 I attended an Energy Policy Workshop organised by this pioneering project of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Institute for Sustainable Development. The workshop was supported by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), as well as the Caribbean Academy of Sciences and the theme was: Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment in the Caribbean. The completion date for the Building is approaching very fast, but it’s only a part of the research being funded by the GEF.

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