News & Updates

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

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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May 11, 2018

WRB Energy VP of Renewable Energy, Jason Balliet, to participate in MIREC Week panel discussions, May 22, 2018

PV Solar Stream: Snapshot analysis panel, Managing the risk for solar PV developments

Wind Stream, Wind Farm O&M technologies and business models