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October 5, 2018
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WRB Energy Sponsors 10th Annual Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum, November 7-9, 2018, Miami, FL

WRB Energy CEO & President Robert Blenker will be part of a panel discussion providing a regional Project Marketplace Update. Murray Skeete, WRB Energy Vice President of Engineering & Regulation and Director of Grenlec, will participate in the panel discussion:  The Resilient Caribbean Grid:  What …

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October 4, 2018
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One year on: Is the Caribbean energy sector more resilient?

Murray Skeete, WRB Energy Vice President of Engineering & Regulation and Director of Grenlec, addresses the challenge of improving resiliency while balancing costs and affordability in the Caribbean during New Energy Event’s recent Webinar panel discussion.  Listen to the webinar at http://newenergyevents.com/webinar-one-year-on-is-the-caribbean-energy-more-resilient/

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October 1, 2018
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Content Solar Ltd. Celebrates Two Years of Commercial Operations

Kingston, Jamaica—October 1, 2018–Jamaica’s first utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant, Content Solar Ltd., celebrates its two-year anniversary of commercial operation in Content Village, Clarendon, Jamaica. The 28.5-megawatt peak (MWp) Content Solar plant, developed by WRB Energy and owned by WRB Serra, is one of …

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September 17, 2018
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Grenlec: Increasing Resiliency and Reliability

With the very real threat of natural disasters, preparing for unexpected events is an ongoing process at Grenlec. This requires us to continually improve the strength of our electricity system, recover rapidly from destructive weather occurrences and provide reliable, high-quality service… Read More

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September 5, 2018
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Grenlec: Powering a Sustainable Future

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 fuel imports, stabilise electricity prices, and maintain reliability… Read More

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May 14, 2018
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WRB Energy Expands Staff to Serve Latin America Renewable Energy Market

WRB Energy, a leading renewable energy developer, today announced the appointment of two new staff members charged with expanding the development of clean energy in the Latin American market: Mr. Trevor Udwin as Vice President of Renewable Energy and Mr. Paul Lopez as Senior Accountant.

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April 19, 2018
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Celebrating 10 Years of Grenlec’s Customer Renewable Energy Interconnection Programme

Grenlec voluntarily started its Customer Renewable Energy Interconnection Programme to expand renewable energy generation and provide opportunities for customers who want to install renewable energy systems. Launched in 2007 and the first of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean, the Customer Renewable Energy Interconnection Programme now includes 117 customer-owned renewable energy sites with an aggregate installed capacity of 1.23 MWp.
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April 9, 2018
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WRB Energy’s Content Solar in Jamaica: Resiliency by Design

In 2017, catastrophic weather events, including Hurricanes Irma and Maria, devastated electric systems throughout the U.S. Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean. In Jamaica, unprecedented torrential rainfall, massive flooding, and landslides battered Jamaica’ s Montego Bay area, severely impacting 10 of the country’s 14 parishes, with Clarendon hit the worst. Clarendon is the site of Content Solar, Jamaica’s first utility-scale solar PV plant. However, the renewable energy site, developed by renewable energy veteran WRB Energy, was unaffected by the severe weather conditions that inundated the greater May Pen area with 17 feet of flood water and severely damaged bridges, roads and communities over a four-day period in May 2017.
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March 26, 2018
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Grenlec: Advancing Technology to Reduce Costs, Improve Efficiency

Innovations Transforming the Future At Grenlec, we’re continuously improving systems and advancing new technologies to help maximise efficiency and reduce electricity costs. Over the last 24 years, Grenada’s electricity system has been modernised to world-class standards, providing always-on reliability and 24/7 customer care. With the latest technologies, tools and expertise, we’ll continue to pursue new ways to serve our customers.

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