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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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June 25, 2015

OPIC to Support 20MW Jamaican Solar Energy Facility

Florida-based WRB Enterprises to develop Clarendon solar photovoltaic facility $47 million OPIC loan catalyzes private sector support for White House Caribbean Energy Security Initiative OPIC Chief of Staff John Morton (left) and WRB Enterprises Chairman and CEO G. Robert Blanchard sign a $47 Million OPIC financing …

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June 25, 2015

WRB Enterprises Signs $47 Million OPIC Agreement to Build 20 Megawatt Solar Photovoltaic Facility in Clarendon

KINGSTON, Jamaica–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Content Solar Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of WRB Enterprises, has today signed a financial agreement with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution. The agreement solidifies the $47 Million OPIC loan to support WRB’s development of a 20 …

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