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Energy efficiency programme coming for small hotels
2013-02-24 12:21:05 | (0 Comments)
An energy efficiency project aimed at cutting energy costs in smaller hotels is to be implemented in Jamaica by the end of the year.
Energy Minister, Phillip Paulwell
The project, which is called the Caribbean Hotel Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Action Programme, has been successfully tested in Barbados and will be extended to The Bahamas and other countries in the region.
In endorsing the energy saving initiative, Jamaica’s energy minister Phillip Paulwell noted that participating small hotel in Barbados recorded savings of between 19 and 26 percent on their electricity charges.
Speaking at a tourism symposium in St James, Paulwell said the initiative holds great prospects for Jamaica.
He says the principles could also be applied to a wide range of sectors and industries to spur change and create growth at the national level
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