Virgin Group-Backed Company Buys and is Rebuilding Hurricane-Damaged Caribbean Clean Energy Project

The solar facility in St Croix was damaged during the passage of Hurricane Maria in September 2017. (Photo credit: BMR Energy)


NEW YORK, United States, Tuesday August 7, 2018 – Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is revamping a hurricane-damaged solar facility in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI).

BMR Energy, a developer, owner and operator of clean energy projects in the Caribbean and Latin America – which the Virgin Group bought in 2016 – announced today that it has acquired a 4-megawatt, fixed ground-mount solar facility from NRG Energy, Inc. in St Croix, USVI, that was damaged during Hurricane Maria in September last year. The company will take over the power purchase agreement and restoration efforts of the solar farm, which sustained significant damage.

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