Wind energy in Jamaica: Wigton begins implementation of plans to build 24 MW wind farm

Wigton Windfarm, one of three preferred bidders selected by the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) for the supply of 115 MW electricity generating capacity from renewable energy sources, has submitted its 1% bid bond and is moving quickly to implement plans for the construction of its 24 MW wind energy plant.

Wigton will begin negotiations with suppliers in short order and then move to the engineering, design and construction phase of the venture.