General News

June 19, 2018

Addressing the Challenges and Options for Renewable Energy

Grenlec has worked diligently to diversify our nation’s energy portfolio and provide reliable, high-quality electricity service. Developing and increasing renewable energy generation is part of Grenlec’s strategic plan to help stabilize electricity prices, reduce fuel imports, and support economic development…READ MORE  

May 17, 2018

Timeline of Grenlec’s Renewable and Alternative Energy Initiatives in Grenada

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…READ MORE

May 14, 2018

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

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.
April 9, 2018

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 6, 2018

Grenlec: 10 Years of Renewable Energy Progress

Working Together to Create a Sustainable Future

Over the last decade, Grenlec has invested significantly in renewable energy installations and programmes to help reduce our dependence on fuel imports and stabilise electricity prices.

October 27, 2017

Grenlec Awarded Best Distributed Generation Project at Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum

Grenlec was awarded the “Best Distributed Generation Project” award for its recent multi-site solar photovoltaic installations in Grenada. The award was one of seven new Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF) Project Awards that recognize excellence in project execution in the Caribbean. CREF is the premier renewable energy conference of the Caribbean marketplace. The awards were announced on October 19, 2017 at the annual CREF conference in Miami, Fla.

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October 18, 2017

New WRB Energy video release: Renewable Energy Development for a Sustainable Future

WRB Energy debuts new video, Renewable Energy Development for a Sustainable Future, at the 2017 Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum, Miami, Florida. WATCH THE VIDEO

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October 12, 2017

WRB Serra Partners Closes Fund I at $46.5 Million

WRB Serra Partners (“WRB Serra”) announced today that it has successfully completed the closing of WRB Serra Partners Fund I, L.P. (the “Fund”) with committed capital of $46.5 Million. The Fund secured capital from a mix of family office and institutional investors and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.
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