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January 3, 2020

How to Avoid Pitfalls in Renewable Energy Development

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…
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September 3, 2019

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

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

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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March 4, 2019

What Will It Take to Develop More Renewable Energy in the Caribbean?

With the abundance of clean energy resources in the Caribbean—sun, wind, water, and geothermal—it’s a natural environment for more renewable energy generation.  So why isn’t there more renewable energy produced in the Caribbean energy sector, and why aren’t there more renewable energy projects in the pipeline?  READ MORE
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February 27, 2019

Caribbean Clean Energy: Which Markets to Watch in 2019?

Robert Blenker, President and CEO of WRB Energy leads New Energy Events’ webinar panel discussion, Caribbean Clean Energy: Which Markets to Watch in 2019? Participants: Robert Blenker, President and CEO of WRB Energy Bruce Levy, President and CEO of BMR Energy, Ltd. Suzanne Shaw, Managing …

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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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