Jamaica Surpasses 100 MW of Wind Power

Two spanking new wind farms (Wigton III and BMR) were recently commissioned onto the Jamaican electricity grid! With a combined capacity of 60 megawatts (MW) this pushes the paradise Island beyond the 100 MW mark, now having total installed capacity of 102 MW. The Wigton III Wind FarmWigton III is a 24 MW wind farm owned and…

Ten Companies go Head to Head to Supply RE in Jamaica

Jamaica is currently leading the English speaking Caribbean in the use of renewable energy (RE) at the commercial level and will probably continue to do so for some time to come. This statement is based in one part on its

Greening Nevis Electricity Sector

Nevis, the sister isle of St. Kitts, is on its way to becoming carbon neutral in the near future. The two-island state is part of the Leeward Islands chain in the Eastern Caribbean. The small island of Nevis is home to a population of about 12,000 and it receives approximately 90 percent of its energy…

XenogyRE – humble beginnings

The motivation to start xenogy really originated out of my love for and interest in energy – clean, renewable and sustainable energy – and thus the name. My primary interest in energy sprung from my love of physics and

Apple’s Wind Energy Storage Soln.

Technology giant Apple Inc. has push the notch further with one of its later patent application, “ON-DEMAND GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY FROM STORED WIND ENERGY “. The intended objective of Apple’s proposal is to address the variability

Jamaica Leads with 41.93 (MW)

Jamaica currently leads the Caribbean in wind energy integration, boasting an installed capacity of 41.93MW (Megawatts). Its latest addition to the national grid being the Munro Find Farm, completed in September 2010.