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June 22, 2017

Content Solar Energy Plant: From Vision to Reality

Marking a significant improvement in Jamaica’s energy diversity, Content Solar, a 20-megawatt solar energy electricity generation plant officially opened in Content Village, Clarendon Parish, on June 22, 2017...
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May 24, 2017

Grenlec: Good For Our Nation

“We have a wonderful team that continually strives to provide our customers with greater energy security and the lowest possible cost by improving efficiency and reliability…”
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May 10, 2017

Grenlec: Advancing Technologies – Innovation

To Chief Engineer Clive Hosten, who joined Grenlec in 1988, improving system efficiency and increasing renewable energy are critical strategies for maintaining reliability and stabilising costs…
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March 20, 2017

Grenlec: Powering Change for a More Sustainable Future

Together, Grenlec and our customers now operate 2.16 MW of renewable energy systems, representing 7.5% of peak demand…
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February 14, 2017

Grenlec: Continued Reliability, Renewable Energy & Strong Performance

As part of Grenlec’s commitment to Energising Our Nation, 2016 marked a year of increased renewable energy, advancements in new technologies, and lower electricity prices…
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July 11, 2015

PM Breaks Ground for US$60M Solar Energy Plant in Clarendon

Simpson Miller (third left) breaks ground for the development of the first utility-scale solar energy power plant in Jamaica. Joining the Prime Minister are (from left) Member of Parliament and Minister of Local Government and Community Development Noel Arscott; Minister of Science Technology, Energy and …

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July 9, 2015

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 29, 2015

US Finances 20 MW Solar PV Project In Jamaica

The US Overseas Private Investment Corporation has agreed to finance Jamaica’s first utility-scale solar PV power plant. A 20 MW solar PV project under development in Clarendon, Jamaica, has secured $47 million in debt financing under the US Government’s Caribbean Energy Security Initiative. The project is owned by …

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June 25, 2015

OPIC to Support 20MW Jamaican Solar Energy Facility

Florida-based WRB Enterprises to develop Clarendon solar photovoltaic facility $47 million OPIC loan catalyzes private sector support for White House Caribbean Energy Security Initiative OPIC Chief of Staff John Morton (left) and WRB Enterprises Chairman and CEO G. Robert Blanchard sign a $47 Million OPIC financing …

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