Electric vehicle policy to be completed by June – GG

Jamaica’s electric vehicle policy, is scheduled for completion, by June of this year.

Governor general Sir Patrick Allen, made the announcement, while delivering the throne speech at the ceremonial opening of parliament, on Tuesday.

He noted that government will also be pursuing, energy efficiency and conservation guidelines, for government buildings, in an effort to conserve electricity.

He noted that, as part of its thrust, towards reducing its energy bill, and be good environmental stewards, the government is incrementally— procuring public passenger vehicles, which use alternative fuel, and has started testing electric vehicles.

He said the government is also updating the national energy policy.


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