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FST Dean participates in BPA Fellowship Programme in Hawaii

Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Professor Michael Taylor participated in Cohort 2 of the Blue Plant Alliance (BPA) Fellowship program in May 2024. The BPA Fellowship program brings specially invited representatives from island nations and territories to Hawaii for a week-long rigorous seminar and workshop designed to help islands come up with their own plans for a 100% renewable-energy transition.The program was launched in the fall of 2023 just before COP28 in Dubai as the first step in a global movement to end the use of carbon-based fuel. Cohort 2 Fellows includes island leaders from Bermuda, Dominica, Fiji, Grenada, Jamaica, Papúa New Guinea, Puerto Rico, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.

Photo caption (Top - bottom):  Jamaica BPA Fellows: Rick Case (JPS), Sheldon Wynter (Soleco Energy), Cedric Wilson (OUR), Phillip Paulwell (Member of Parliament), Devon Gradner (CCREE), Michael Taylor (The UWI);  BPA Island Fellows at agro-PV park;  BPA Jamaica Fellows introducing (left) themselves and Dean Taylor presenting (right).

 Photo credits: Jerome Pennington

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Published on 17 May, 2024

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