Jamaica's Solar Industry Receives Major Boost from USSolar

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body-jamaicas-solar-industry-receives-major-boost-from-ussolar.jpg In many ways, Jamaica is the ideal solar market.* It enjoys semi-equatorial sunshine all year round.* The island nation* also has extremely high grid-utility prices, making solar energy an attractive option for homeowners and businesses *looking to reduce costs. * And lastly, the country suffers from a devastating trade imbalance in which the energ

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  • inetdog
    inetdog Solar Expert Posts: 3,123 ✭✭✭✭
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    Re: Jamaica's Solar Industry Receives Major Boost from USSolar
    RSSfeed wrote: »
    In many ways, Jamaica is the ideal solar market.* It enjoys semi-equatorial sunshine all year round.* The island nation* also has extremely high grid-utility prices, making solar energy an attractive option for homeowners and businesses *looking to reduce costs. * And lastly, the country suffers from a devastating trade imbalance in which the energ

    But the article, from USSolar, features the Outback Flexpower line of grid interactive battery based systems. A good option when POCO is unreliable, but definitely not the most economical way to introduce PV to replace or supplement conventional grid generation, which seems to be the main point of the article.
    SMA SB 3000, old BP panels.
  • ggunn
    ggunn Solar Expert Posts: 1,973 ✭✭✭
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    Re: Jamaica's Solar Industry Receives Major Boost from USSolar

    Pardon my cynicism, but this article looks to be more about USSI marketing their services and equipment than giving Jamaica anything.
  • inetdog
    inetdog Solar Expert Posts: 3,123 ✭✭✭✭
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    Re: Jamaica's Solar Industry Receives Major Boost from USSolar
    ggunn wrote: »
    Pardon my cynicism, ...

    In this field, cynicism is a survival trait.
    No apologies necessary. :-)
    SMA SB 3000, old BP panels.