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Young Jamaicans urged to join energy revolution
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YOUNG Jamaicans have been urged to join the energy revolution and pursue careers in the renewable industry.

Making the call, Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Dr Andrew Wheatley, says meeting the global demand for renewable energy by 2030 could result in 24 million jobs worldwide, and Jamaica’s youth need to be part of that development.

The minister, who was delivering the keynote address at the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) Schools Energy Programme awards ceremony on June 24 in Kingston, said renewable energy is “ideal for the infusion of these young and creative minds”.

Emphasising that energy “holds tremendous possibilities for the world”, the minister told the audience that the “best of energy is yet to come”.
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