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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

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