Wigton Windfarm Limited

Wigton Windfarm Limited is a green energy company which installs and/or provides clean and renewable energy solutions including wind, solar and hydro.

The Company was incorporated by the Government of Jamaica in April, 2000 and following divestment by way of an initial public offering was listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange in May, 2019.

The Company operates one of the largest wind farms in the English-speaking Caribbean, a 62.7MW facility in Rose Hill, Manchester.

Notwithstanding current operations being anchored in wind energy generation, the Company is cognizant of the impact of other areas of renewables and in line with its business diversification plan, has been aggressively making forays into non-traditional areas to seek to diversify its revenue streams.

62.7MW facility in Rose Hill, Manchester

Phases
Capacity
Year of Installation
Number of Wind Turbines

Wigton I

20.7 MW

2004

23

Wigton II

18 MW

2010

9

Wigton III

24 MW

2016

12

Corporate Statement

Mission

To be the benchmark in Jamaica’s renewable energy industry and the premier independent power producer in Jamaica and the Caribbean involved in development, installation and promulgation of wind, photovoltaic grid tied systems and other renewable energy projects.

Vision

To increase the wealth of our shareholders by launching new business lines and operating profitably while preserving the environment, practicing good corporate citizenship and building technical capacity in renewable energy for Jamaica and the Caribbean.

Core Values

Ethics and Integrity

Wigton is transparent, accountable and committed to always acting in the best interests of its stakeholders, to include, its shareholders and employees.

Continuous Learning

Wigton strongly believes in the training and development of its employees, challenging employees to grow and reach their highest potential individually and collectively and also allowing employees to take personal ownership, be accountable and learn from their experiences.


The Company has a strong human resource development agenda and in its engagement of technical international consultants and contractors ensures appropriate transfer of knowledge primarily to its engineers and other technical staff.

Resilience and Drive for Results

Wigton is keen on delivering strong and sustainable value for its shareholders and performing to the highest standards. The Company continues to meet its business targets with revenues and profits generated remaining in the local economy by virtue of the shareholdings in the Company being 100% Jamaican. Additionally, in a bid to ensure its resilience in the industry in which it operates, Wigton actively aims to maintain high levels of plant availability and production, identify viable projects and improve on its services and business processes.

Environmental Protection and Safety

Wigton maintains a 100% clean energy facility. All operations of the Company seek to preservice the environment and alleviate the effects of climate change. Wigton’s current wind energy generation also accounts for a reduction in the use of fossil fuels by more than 100,000 barrels of oil per year and avoids emittance of more than 120,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide annually.

Community Support

Wigton is committed to meeting the highest standards of corporate citizenship by creating long-lasting relationships and providing support to the community in which the Company does business. The Company has a solid reputation as a good corporate citizen with a strong track record for social interventions at the community level. Priority areas of support provided by the Company are education, crime prevention, community development and environmental protection and preservation.

Milestones & Achievements

2015

Ground is broken for Wigton Phase III and Wigton Renewable Energy Resource Center is expanded with grant from British High Commission

2016

Wigton Phase III is commissioned with a 24 MW capacity

May 2019

Successfully listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange

June 2020

First Declaration of Dividend