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Frontiers of Research in Caribbean Science and Technology (FORECAST) Academic Conference

James Husbands

Managing Director, Solar Dynamics Ltd.

About me

James Husbands is the Managing Director of Solar Dynamics which is the regional authority on solar water heaters and a world leader in solar water heating technology. The company has plants in Barbados and St Lucia and a distribution centre in Jamaica. In its over 40 years of existence, the company has done over 30,000 installations throughout the Caribbean. James Husbands founded Solar Dynamics with no prior experience in the industry. The successful company he has built is premised on research, experimentation and exploration of technology that is appropriate for the Caribbean region. His local manufacturing plant builds the product from scratch and incorporates the consumers’ demands. For his pioneering efforts, James Husbands has received the Barbados Investment Development Corporation’s Special Innovation Award in recognition of the single innovation that has had the greatest impact on the landscape of Barbados in the last 50 years. He was awarded a Gold Crown of Merit by the Barbados Government in 1994; received the UWI Honorary Doctorate Degree from the Cave Hill campus in 2012, and is an ANSA Caribbean Laureate for Science and Technology (2008).


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