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July 23, 2020
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E-Mobility Gaining Momentum in the Caribbean

By Robert Blenker, President and CEO of WRB Energy
Electrification—the shift from fossil fuel- to electricity-powered transportation, commercial and industrial processes, and buildings—is becoming important in the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, increased efficiency, reduced costs, and improved sustainability. Electrification in the transportation industry drives a host of benefits worldwide, including for nations in the Caribbean. READ MORE
June 29, 2020
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Jamaica Observer Sustainable Energy Editorial

Sound and consistent energy policy, action plans and regulation drive market transformation. Caribbean nations with a realistic, clear, and long-term energy vision, backed by national energy policy and appropriate regulations are best positioned to create a diverse, sustainable energy future. READ MORE
March 16, 2020
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Mitigating Insurance Risks in Renewable Energy Development

Over the last decade, insurance premiums for renewable energy projects have increased significantly, mainly due to the greater frequency and intensity of natural disasters and extreme weather events and the resulting claims.  Given these rising insurance costs, renewable energy developers… Read More
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January 3, 2020
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How to Avoid Pitfalls in Renewable Energy Development

WRB Energy Perspective by Robert Blenker, President and CEO of WRB Energy. As a renewable energy developer in Latin America and the Caribbean for more than 30 years, I’ve made a few critical observations about bringing renewable projects to completion successfully. Every step of the …

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September 3, 2019
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Renewable Energy Development in the Caribbean: Benefits of Stable Policy and Regulation

By Robert Blenker, President and CEO of WRB Energy It may seem unusual for a renewables developer to promote the benefits of policy and regulation to drive increased renewable energy generation. However, clear policies and stable regulation offer long-term advantages for electricity consumers, utilities, independent …

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August 16, 2019
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How Does Lower Solar PV Pricing Impact the Caribbean?

Solar PV wholesale energy pricing is continuing to drop below two cents per kWh in the U.S., Latin America, and other regions. In the U.S., the sub-two cents/kWh solar price is a watershed moment because solar plus storage is now the cheapest energy source available …

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May 17, 2019
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WRB Serra Appoints Ryan Casserly as Senior Associate

TAMPA, Fla.— WRB Serra Partners (“WRB Serra”), an investment firm specializing in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and water infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Mr. Ryan Casserly, CFA, as Senior Associate.
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May 15, 2019
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Grenlec Plays a Vital Role in Youth Development and Education

There’s no better investment we can make in our nation’s future than in our children’s development and education. Read More
April 30, 2019
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Grenlec: Lighting the Way for a Better Future

Grenlec partnered with community organisations for the lighting of River Road Playing Field to help empower our nation’s youth. Read More
April 16, 2019
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Grenlec: Improving Health Services

Over the last six years, Grenlec has contributed more than $1.5M to support health services in our tri-island state. Read More