Jamaica promotes clean energy and electric mobility


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GO ECO GREEN21. The Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology has completed the electric mobility strategic framework, which will inform the electric vehicle policy for the public transportation sector.

Principal Director in the Ministry, Fitzroy Vidal, made the disclosure at a roundtable discussion on electric mobility in Jamaica held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. James on January 24.

He noted that Cabinet, in 2018, mandated the Ministry to develop an electric vehicle policy, in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and other key stakeholders.

“We commenced a process to develop the electric vehicle sub-policy, which includes the development of an electric mobility strategic framework. That framework is now complete, and that was the first stage to getting us towards an electric mobility policy for Jamaica,” he said.

He noted the next step in the process is the implementation of the framework…

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