General News

February 27, 2019

Grenlec 2018 Year in Review

For over two decades, Grenlec has advanced renewable energy in Grenada. Grenlec’s Customer Renewable Energy Interconnection Programme and multi-site projects represent an innovative approach to increasing solar energy generation while overcoming the challenge of securing suitable, readily available land. Together, Grenlec and our customers operate …

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November 26, 2018

Grenlec: Restoring Power Safely after a Storm

To ensure reliable service, Grenlec continuously makes system improvements to help restore power quickly and safely after a storm. 1. CRITICAL FACILITIES Grenlec prioritises restoration of power to critical facilities, such as hospitals, police and fire departments, water supply pumps, and other emergency facilities. 2. CUSTOMERS Restoration …

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November 26, 2018

Powering Renewable Energy Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

With decades of proven experience, WRB Energy develops renewable energy projects to help stabilize electricity prices and reduce dependence on imported fuel to drive economic growth and sustainability. We design and construct projects best suited to the region. We execute on all stages of development—from …

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October 5, 2018

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

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. The webinar “One year on: Is the Caribbean energy sector …

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October 1, 2018

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

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 to you. Our team …

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September 7, 2018

Resiliency & Redundancy in the Electricity Sector
– At What Cost?

Given the devastating and costly impacts of severe weather events and recovery from last year’s hurricanes Irma and Maria still ongoing, there’s been significant discussion about the best path forward for Caribbean electric utilizes to achiever greater resiliency and redundancy in the electricity sector…

September 5, 2018

Grenlec: Powering a Sustainable Future

There are many myths and misconceptions about renewable energy, especially as it relates to small island nations like Grenada. As our nation transitions to greater use of renewable energy to decrease our dependence on fuel imports, stabilise costs, and reduce our carbon footprint, it’s important …

July 13, 2018

Collaboration Between Government and Utility Increases Renewable Energy in St. Lucia

St. Lucia Electricity Services (LUCELEC) and the Government of St. Lucia have partnered to increase renewable energy generation and build the nation’s first utility-scale 3 megawatt (MW) solar plant. READ MORE