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August 28, 2016
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Content Solar Ltd. Launches Commercial Operations of Jamaica’s First Utility-Scale Solar PV Plant

Kingston, Jamaica—(August 28, 2016)—Content Solar Ltd., owned by WRB Serra,  today commenced commercial operations of its 20 megawatt grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Content Village, Clarendon, Jamaica. The Content Solar plant, developed by WRB Energy, is one of the largest solar projects of …

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August 15, 2016
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Grenlec: Facts about Performance & Reliability

Our job is to connect people to the electricity they use every day, reliably and safely at the lowest cost possible... READ MORE
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April 4, 2016
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Grenlec’s All-Electric Vehicle Pilot Update:

Preliminary results show greater energy efficiency and savings. Grenlec’s all-electric vehicle (EV) pilot project, launched in September 2015, shows that EVs offer improved energy efficiency, costs savings, driving performance, and environmental benefits as compared to conventional internal combustion-engine cars. For demonstration and evaluation purposes, Grenlec …

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February 19, 2016
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A Public-Private Partnership that Benefits Our Nation

A public-private partnership (PPP) is when a business or service is funded and operated through a partnership between the government and one or more private sector companies. Public-private partnerships are designed to raise private capital for investments in infrastructure improvements, technical advancements, and expansion of …

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January 29, 2016
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WRB Energy President & CEO, Robert Blenker, to participate at 16th Annual Platts Caribbean Energy Conference

January 28-29, 2016 • Hyatt Regency Trinidad • Port of Spain, Trinidad Topic: “Making Thermal and Renewable Development Decisions in a Low Oil Price Environment”

January 26, 2016
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2015 Year in Review: Grenlec makes solid progress in helping to energise Grenada’s economy, community and future

Lower electricity rates, increased renewable energy production, advancement of new technologies, and greater customer care highlighted 2015 as Grenlec acted upon its commitment to Energise Our Grenada. Together, these efforts support Grenlec’s aim for collaborative transformation of the nation’s energy sector by integrating more renewable …

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November 15, 2015
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Energising our Grenada: Addressing the Challenges of Renewable Energy, Opinion Editorial

by Clive Hosten, Chief Engineer, Grenlec Renewable energy has come a long way in the last twenty years, making it a more viable option for generating electricity to reduce our dependence on foreign oil. Grenlec is 100% committed to exploring and developing more renewable energy …

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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