Jamaica: primer ministro dio inicio a la construcción de la planta de energía solar más grande del Caribe

PM breaks ground for first Solar Enery Power Plant in Jamaica

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller (4th right), participates in the breaking of ground for a US $61 million solar electricity plant, at the project site in Content District, Clarendon on July 9.

Others (from left) are: Minister of Local Government and Community Development and Member of Parliament for South West Clarendon, Hon. Noel Arscott; Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon.

Phillip Paulwell; Vice President, WRB Enterprises Inc., Robert Blenker; Chief Executive Officer, Jamaica Public Service, Kelly Tomlinson; and Chargé d’affaires, United States Embassy, Elizabeth Martinez.

The facility will be built and operated by Content Solar Ltd., a wholly-owned Jamaican subsidiary of Florida-based WRB Enterprises Inc.

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller on Thursday (July 9) broke ground for the development of the first utility-scale solar energy power plant in Jamaica.

Upon completion it will be the largest and most sophisticated solar electricity facility in the Caribbean.

The Prime Minister said that this non-traditional energy source is a welcomed new economic activity which is expected to generate jobs.

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