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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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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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June 22, 2017
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Content Solar Energy Plant: From Vision to Reality

Marking a significant improvement in Jamaica’s energy diversity, Content Solar, a 20-megawatt solar energy electricity generation plant officially opened in Content Village, Clarendon Parish, on June 22, 2017...
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March 9, 2017
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WRB Energy Sponsors Women in Energy Conference, “Doing Power Differently”

March 9-10, 2017, The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, Kingston, Jamaica, http://www.womeninenergyja.com/

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January 9, 2017
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WRB Energy CEO & President Robert Blenker to present at 17th Annual Platts Caribbean Energy Conference

January 26-27, 2017 • Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino • Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Topic: “Transitioning to the Caribbean’s energy future—Progress to date and road ahead”

"Grenada’s experience with Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs): Key benefits and challenges of energy sector reform and economic development."

Case Study: Grenada—Multi-Site Solar Project Using multiple sites and system types helps to overcome the challenge of obtaining large, suitable land sites. Grenlec, Clive Hosten, Chief Engineer

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October 17, 2016
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WRB Serra Partner Eric Wenick Presents at 2016 Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum

October 17-19, 2016 • Intercontinental Hotel • Miami, Florida
Topic: “Transitioning the Caribbean Energy Market”
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August 28, 2016
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Content Solar Ltd. Launches Commercial Operations of Jamaica’s First Utility-Scale Solar PV Plant

Kingston, Jamaica—(August 28, 2016)—Content Solar Ltd., owned by WRB Serra,  today commenced commercial operations of its 20 megawatt grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Content Village, Clarendon, Jamaica. The Content Solar plant, developed by WRB Energy, is one of the largest solar projects of …

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