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November 1, 2015
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New All-Electric Vehicle Pilot Project Powers Up

Grenlec tests all-electric cars to help lower energy costs, improve efficiency, and increase environmental benefits Grenlec is piloting all-electric vehicles (EVs) to evaluate the energy efficiency, cost savings, safety, performance, environmental benefits of this advanced technology in Grenada. Compared to conventional gas-driven cars, EVs are …

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October 28, 2015
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Grenlec executes EC$6.4million agreement to increase solar electricity generation—it’s the largest renewable energy investment in Grenada to date.

Grenlec recently finalized a contract for 13 solar photovoltaic (PV) renewable energy installations, totaling 937 kW of capacity at an aggregate capital cost of more than EC$6.4 million. These new installations represent Grenlec’s single largest renewable energy project investment in Grenada. The 13 renewable energy …

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October 15, 2015
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WRB Enterprises Sponsors and Participates at Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum, (CREF) 2015, Miami, FL

Utility Leaders: The Changing Face of Integrated Resource Planning Murray Skeete, Vice President of Engineering and Regulation, WRB Energy, Director, Grenada Electricity Services (Grenlec) Jamaica – Market in Transition Robert Blenker, President and CEO, WRB Energy

September 8, 2015
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Grenlec Launches All-Electric Vehicle Pilot

Grenlec, supported by the Government of Grenada, is launching Grenada’s first electric vehicle (EV) pilot programme in September 2015. This project is in support of Grenada’s energy efficiency and environmental stewardship goals. The pilot is designed to test the energy efficiency, range, cost savings, road …

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August 31, 2015
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Grenlec supports collaborative participation in geothermal development for Grenada

by Robert Blenker, Grenlec Director Grenlec commends the Government for pursuing the feasibility of geothermal as a renewable energy resource for Grenada. We are encouraged that the Government is continuing the work started together with Grenlec more than six years ago. And, we welcome the …

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July 11, 2015
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WRB Enterprises Breaks Ground for Jamaica’s 20MW Solar Project, the largest in the Caribbean

Bright Future Ahead—Groundbreaking for Solar Power Plant Today http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/lead-stories/20150709/bright-future-ahead-groundbreaking-solar-power-plant-today

July 9, 2015
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Bright Future Ahead – Groundbreaking For Solar Power Plant Today

Robert Blenker, president and CEO of the Florida-based WRB Energy, says he is confident about the success of a 20 megawatt solar PV generation facility, for which ground is scheduled to be broken in Content, Clarendon, today. The construction of the power plant is one …

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June 30, 2015
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Grenlec Welcomes More Renewable Energy—Interconnection Program, Phase 3

In continuation of Grenlec’s commitment to accelerating the use of renewable energy sources in Grenada, Grenlec announces the launch of Phase 3 of its Customer Renewable Energy Interconnection Programme. The first of its kind in the Caribbean, the programme is designed to encourage home and …

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June 25, 2015
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WRB Enterprises Signs $47 Million OPIC Agreement to Build 20 Megawatt Solar Photovoltaic Facility in Clarendon, Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Content Solar Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of WRB Enterprises, has today signed a financial agreement with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution. The agreement solidifies the $47 Million OPIC loan to support WRB’s development of a 20 …

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May 18, 2015
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The future is bright for renewable energy in Grenada

Grenlec aims to increase renewable energy use With the goal of 20% renewable energy by 2020, Grenlec is aggressively pursuing additional renewable energy initiatives and clean energy technologies in 2015 for electricity generation and use. Grenlec’s new Renewable Energy Strategic Plan and the Government’s National …

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