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Grenlec Warns About Safety Risks of Unauthorised Renewable Energy Interconnections

Tuesday, 18 October 2016:  “Recently a number of customers have been found to have interconnected generation systems to Grenlec’s network without authorisation, the vast majority being renewable energy systems. These unauthorised interconnections pose significant safety threats, including electrocution, to our staff and our customers, and could potentially damage our system.” So said Collin Cover, General

2021-03-11T14:50:54+00:00January 18th, 2017|Renewable Energy|

Solar PV Farm Commissioned in Carriacou

 Thursday, 26 March 2015:  GRENLEC was among the partners that joined the Ministry of Carriacou & Petite Martinique Affairs for the commissioning of the 113.40 kW Solar PV Plant at Limlair Carriacou, the largest single PV Farm throughout the tri-island.As part of Grenlec’s Community Partnership Initiative (GCPI), the Company contributed just over $60,000 toward this

2021-03-11T14:22:55+00:00January 2nd, 2017|Community Partnership, Renewable Energy|

Misconception of Renewable Energy

ddressing the misconception that renewable energy will immediately lower electricity prices By Clive Hosten, Chief Engineer, Grenlec Countries around the world, including small island states like Grenada, are aggressively pursuing increased renewable energy to lessen dependence on fossil fuels, mitigate climate change, and reduce electricity costs for economic growth. For more than a decade, Grenlec

2021-01-03T11:59:22+00:00August 17th, 2016|Renewable Energy|

Learning from the Experience of Other Countries in Developing Renewable Energy

Learning from the Experiences of Other Countries in Developing Renewable Energy (RE) Tuesday, 7 June 2016: As Grenada and Grenlec continue to pursue our important agenda to develop renewable energy, it is important that we learn from other countries. Despite the low cost of fuel that has driven electricity prices down since 2014, Grenlec remains

2021-04-01T07:27:37+00:00June 9th, 2016|Renewable Energy|

Grenada’s Largest Renewable Project Underway

Thursday, 19 May 2016:  Grenada’s largest renewable project, being implemented by Grenlec, will be completed over the next 3 months. On Thursday, members of the media were given the opportunity to see the progress on the projects, which Grenlec recently began constructing. The $6.4 million renewable energy project consists of 11 solar photovoltaic (PV) installations

2021-03-11T15:35:45+00:00May 20th, 2016|Renewable Energy|

ENERGISING OUR GRENADA: ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES OF RENEWABLE ENERGY

ENERGISING OUR GRENADA: ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES OF RENEWABLE ENERGY by Clive Hosten, Chief Engineer, Grenlec Renewable energy has come a long way in the last twenty years, making it a more viable option for generating electricity to reduce our dependence on foreign oil. Grenlec is 100% committed to exploring and developing more renewable energy resources

2021-03-10T15:41:48+00:00December 3rd, 2015|Renewable Energy|

Facts about Electric vehicle

Electric vehicles (EVs) are powered by one or more electric motors charged by a lithium-ion rechargeable battery pack. · EVs are more energy-efficient than gas-driven cars. · Compared to a conventional internal combustion engine car, EVs save about 50% on fuel and maintenance costs over the car’s lifetime. · EVs are estimated to achieve the

2021-01-03T11:53:22+00:00November 13th, 2015|EV Programme, Renewable Energy|

Grenlec signs EC$6.4 million agreement to increase renewable energy

It’s the largest renewable energy investment in Grenada to date. Grenlec recently finalised a contract for 937kW of solar photovoltaic (PV) renewable energy spread over 13 sites at an aggregate capital cost of more than EC$6.4 million. These new installations represent Grenlec’s single largest renewable energy project investment in Grenada to date. The 13 renewable

2021-03-10T16:13:14+00:00November 5th, 2015|Renewable Energy|

Interconnection

Celebrating 10 Years of Grenlec’s Customer Renewable Energy Interconnection ProgrammeGrenlec 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

2021-03-11T15:02:48+00:00August 1st, 2015|Renewable Energy|