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Shining A Spotlight On Our Energy Experts: Luis Fernando Sanchez, Guatemala Green Solar

Shining A Spotlight On Our Energy Experts: Luis Fernando Sanchez, Guatemala Green Solar

September 17, 2020

Clean energy. Delivered. That’s our motto. While 2020 has been a challenging year, there’s no doubt that our team of local energy professionals has allowed BMR to continue seamlessly delivering clean energy to our customers. We’re proud to have such a dedicated, talented crew spearheading the daily operations of our solar and wind facilities and […]

Shining A Spotlight On Our Energy Experts: Cassanova Brown, Jamaica Wind Limited

Shining A Spotlight On Our Energy Experts: Cassanova Brown, Jamaica Wind Limited

September 2, 2020

Clean energy. Delivered. That’s our motto. While 2020 has been a challenging year, there’s no doubt that our team of local energy professionals has allowed BMR to continue seamlessly delivering clean energy to our customers. We’re proud to have such a dedicated, talented crew spearheading the daily operations of our solar and wind facilities and […]

Amplifying Student Development Through Avian Research

Amplifying Student Development Through Avian Research

August 31, 2020

Wherever we operate, we seek ways to engage with the surrounding communities to share the benefits of renewable energy. In the U.S., the practice of studying a wind facility’s impact on local wildlife is fairly well-known. We recognized that this process would be especially important for our Jamaica Wind facility in the Caribbean, where islands […]

Storm Season Prep: Best Practices for Renewable Energy Project Resiliency

Storm Season Prep: Best Practices for Renewable Energy Project Resiliency

August 12, 2020

Earlier this summer, a study projected 16 tropical storms to hit the Caribbean and Atlantic coasts, eight of which would turn into hurricanes, making it a record-breaking year for hurricanes. This forecast, coupled with the heightened need for optimized health and critical infrastructure amidst the COVID-19 crisis, makes it clear that the demand for stable […]

Expanding the Impact: Meeting our neighbors in the Cayman Islands and Guatemala

Expanding the Impact: Meeting our neighbors in the Cayman Islands and Guatemala

February 28, 2020

Since our start, the BMR Energy team has strived to not only build reliable, clean energy projects, but also make a lasting impact by creating positive change at the community level. In the past year alone, we’ve made some of our favorite memories, including co-hosting a baseball clinic led by MLB player Justin Masterson and […]

Behind the Buzzword: A Brief History of Energy ‘Resiliency’

Behind the Buzzword: A Brief History of Energy ‘Resiliency’

January 2, 2020

There’s no shortage of “resilience” talk in the energy industry, but it hasn’t always been that way. Over the last 30 years, the transition away from centralized energy infrastructure, global climate events like the devastating hurricanes of 2017, extreme volatility in the cost of fossil fuels, and a growing demand for renewable energy have shaped […]

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Adapting to climate change as a Caribbean energy developer

May 15, 2019

Since Hurricanes Irma and Maria tore through the Caribbean in 2017, energy resilience has been at the forefront of industry conversations, as communities restore damaged infrastructure and debate future systems. The storms not only ramped up the urgency to decarbonize energy systems to combat climate change, but also served as a harsh reminder to do […]

A grand slam for baseball in Jamaica: Professional training and community building

A grand slam for baseball in Jamaica: Professional training and community building

March 11, 2019

Last month, BMR Energy collaborated with the Caribbean Educational and Baseball Foundation (CEBF) to support their mission of enhancing quality of life for Caribbean youth through educational, cultural and sports-related programming. As community advocates in the areas where we operate projects, we were delighted to partner with CEBF to help reignite the game of baseball […]

Resilience is hot for government planning, but now what?

Resilience is hot for government planning, but now what?

November 7, 2018

Electricity resilience has become the keystone for government planning, especially in the Caribbean. The region is forging new resilience programs to mitigate and adapt to climate change impacts. These programs will determine the type and location of the future electricity supply for many Caribbean Islands. Moving from vision to action means building consensus on where, […]

Caribbean energy resilience isn’t all high tech; it’s due diligence

Caribbean energy resilience isn’t all high tech; it’s due diligence

October 26, 2018

One year has passed since the massive devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017, and the Caribbean region is entering another hurricane season with understandings of the past and a wary eye towards the future. “Resilience” has been the crux of conversations as governments move forward in rebuilding infrastructure and considering future development. […]

Three tactics for climate-resilient energy financing in the Caribbean

Three tactics for climate-resilient energy financing in the Caribbean

June 19, 2018

More than half a year has passed since Hurricanes Irma and Maria made landfall in the Caribbean and left a trail of destruction through the region’s energy generation and distribution infrastructure. While dedicated local and international organizations have made great progress toward rebuilding Caribbean energy systems, there is still much work to be done. Across […]

What it will take to rebuild the Caribbean with clean energy

What it will take to rebuild the Caribbean with clean energy

October 18, 2017

The devastating impacts of Hurricane Irma and Maria on energy systems in Puerto Rico and elsewhere in the Caribbean highlight an energy security problem that has been lurking for decades. Massive damage to centralized grids will mean that many of the affected island nations and territories won’t restore full electricity service for another four to […]


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