Wigton Windfarm Limited

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Wigton’s vision is to be a catalyst for increased usage of wind power and other renewable energies for electricity generation. In fulfillment of this goal, the company actively supports the growth of Jamaica’s renewable energy industry by developing human capital.

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Wigton Windfarm Limited (“WIG”) – Organisational Changes and Appointments
Wigton Windfarm Limited (“WIG”) – Organisational Changes and AppointmentsApril 24, 2024Wigton Windfarm Limited (“WIG” or the “Company”) has announced the following organisational changes and appointments effective May 6, 2024: The position of Chief Executive Officer will be established, and Mr. Gary Barrow will be appointed thereto as the executive head of the Company. The position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer will be established, and Miss Michelle Chin Lenn will be appointed thereto. The position of Head of Energy which was held by Miss Michelle Chin Lenn will be dispensed with. The Board of Directors of WIG is of the view that the aforementioned changes, and specifically the appointment of Mr. Gary Barrow following a successful recruitment process, will further allow the Company to fully realize its vision of being a profitable, regional conglomerate with successful clean energy and other investments. Mr. Barrow also takes the lead at an exciting time for WIG, leading the charge for new investments to deliver a more diversified energy portfolio and growth agenda. Mr. Barrow has demonstrated exceptional leadership for over thirty (30) years in highly relevant c-suite roles in telecommunications and electricity in the region. In addition to his industry know-how and business experience, his multi-disciplinary background in Engineering, Finance, Technology, Innovation, Business Transformation, Process Re-Engineering, Governance and People Management will allow him to hit the ground running at WIG. In his last appointment at the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, as the Chief Operating Officer, he led enterprise-wide strategic planning and he executed some of the game-changing projects in their digital transformation and other business innovations. His past successes included smart meters and grid modernization projects. Mr. Barrow holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, a Master of Business Administration and has completed global leadership development programmes with INSEAD in France, United Kingdom, China, Spain and USA. [...] Read more...
Wigton Windfarm Limited (“WIG”) – Cessation of the Limitation on Shareholdings
Wigton Windfarm Limited (“WIG”) – Cessation of the Limitation on ShareholdingsApril 18, 2024Wigton Windfarm Limited (“WIG” or the “Company”) has advised that as per the Company’s Articles of Incorporation (“Articles”) the Entrenched Articles (Limitations on Shareholdings) which provides for the special rights redeemable preference share of J$1.00 (“Special Share”) held by the Accountant General of Jamaica and the ten percent (10%) shareholding limit will cease to have any effect on the expiration of the Entrenchment Period. The Entrenchment Period is five (5) years from April 17, 2019, being the date when the application list in the initial public offer launched by the Government was opened. Accordingly, the Special Share held by the Accountant General of Jamaica will be surrendered in accordance with the Articles and the ten percent (10%) shareholding limit will cease to apply on April 17, 2024. Press Release [...] Read more...
Wigton Windfarm Limited (WIG) – Resignation of a Director
Wigton Windfarm Limited (WIG) – Resignation of a DirectorApril 17, 2024Wigton Windfarm Limited (“WIG”) has advised that Mr. Nigel Davy resigned as a Director of WIG effective the 12th day of April, 2024. WIG takes this opportunity to thank Mr. Davy for his service over the past five (5) years and wish him the best in his future endeavours. [...] Read more...

Wigton Windfarm Limited

The largest wind energy facility in the English-speaking Caribbean

The wind farm currently comprises three plants; the 20.7 MW Phase I, which began operating in 2004, Phase II an 18 MW extension facility commissioned in 2010 and the 24 MW Phase III, which was commissioned in 2016 bringing the wind farm’s total capacity to 62.7 MW.

Since becoming operational, Wigton has reduced national oil consumption by close to 406,000 barrels which has saved Jamaica almost J$3 billion.

Wigton Windfarm Limited Scholarship

Wigton recognizes the need to foster economic development through education in Jamaica. The Company being mindful of the responsibility to give back to the community in which it operates has established the Wigton Windfarm Limited Scholarship with the University of the West Indies, Mona (UWI, Mona) and the Northern Caribbean University (NCU).

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