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January 9, 2017

WRB Energy CEO & President Robert Blenker to present at 17th Annual Platts Caribbean Energy Conference

January 26-27, 2017 • Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino • Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Topic: “Transitioning to the Caribbean’s energy future—Progress to date and road ahead”

"Grenada’s experience with Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs): Key benefits and challenges of energy sector reform and economic development."

Case Study: Grenada—Multi-Site Solar Project Using multiple sites and system types helps to overcome the challenge of obtaining large, suitable land sites. Grenlec, Clive Hosten, Chief Engineer

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October 17, 2016

WRB Energy Leadership Presents at 2016 Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum

October 17-19, 2016 • Intercontinental Hotel • Miami, Florida
Topic: “Transitioning the Caribbean Energy Market”
CEO & President, WRB Energy, Robert Blenker
Vice President of Engineering and Regulation, WRB Energy, Murray Skeete
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August 29, 2016
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Grenlec Completes Grenada’s Largest Solar Project

The future is bright for renewable energy in Grenada… READ MORE
greenlec headquarters and T&D Compound(1)
August 28, 2016

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

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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January 29, 2016

WRB Energy CEO & President Robert Blenker to present at 16th Annual Platts Caribbean Energy Conference

January 28-29, 2016 • Hyatt Regency Trinidad • Port of Spain, Trinidad Thank you for your interest in this conference, however it has already occurred. Please visit www.platts.com/events for a list of our upcoming conferences and events.

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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