April 09, 2009
BREC Attends Latin Wind Energy Association Conference

NASSAU, BAHAMAS--(Marketwire – Apr. 02, 2009) - The Bahamas Renewable Energy Corporation (BREC) announced today that its Bahamian management team attended the Latin Wind Energy Association (LAWEA) Conference in Huatulco Mexico, on invitation by the Chairman of Toronto based Schneider Power Inc. (TSXV:SNE).

The trip formed part of BREC’s key mandate to transfer knowledge to the Bahamas to further renewable energy development in the Commonwealth. Mexico is a leader in the development of renewable energy in Latin America with 85.3 MW of wind projects in operation and 356.4 MW under construction. Current plans anticipate growing Mexico’s wind capacity to 7,500 MW by 2020.

Key knowledge transfer topics discussed were principals of wind resource assessment, production analysis, designing and performance of wind farms, financial modeling, operation and maintenance and structural safety. Concurrent with the conference the BREC team was invited on a tour of Acciona’s 250 MW Eurus wind farm in La Ventosa, by Mr. Fernando Mimiaga, Director of Strategic Development and Sustainable Energy for Oaxaca.

“In order for us to create jobs in the Bahamas, we need to transfer knowledge from other countries so that we can take full advantage of this exciting and high growth industry,” said Vincent McDonald, Chief Executive Officer of BREC. “As a Company we are committed to bringing leading edge knowledge and technical expertise to the Bahamas for dissemination amongst Government and private businesses.”

About BREC The Bahamas Renewable Energy Corporation Ltd. (BREC) is a joint-venture between Nassau based WINSO Company Ltd. and Schneider Power Caribbean Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Toronto based Schneider Power Inc. (a TSXV listed Company).

BREC is a developer, owner, and operator of 3 contemplated renewable power generation facilities totaling 24 MW, enough to power over 25,000 homes. The Renewable Generation Portfolio is diversified across two technologies (wind and solar) and three islands (New Providence, Abaco and Harbour Island). BREC is a combination of Bahamian entrepreneurship, backed by knowledge and experience of the Schneider family's 115-year history in renewable energy, since 1892. Visit us at

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For more information, please contact BREC

Vincent McDonald
Chief Executive Officer
Tel: (242) 544-7258

February 18, 2009
BREC Attends Latin Wind Energy Association Conference

AS A local company comes closer to providing a source of renewable energy for the Bahamas, a local environmental activist is criticising BEC for the less than transparent way the “greening” of the Bahamas is being conducted. Yesterday, Schneider Power announced that it signed a letter of intent with Emera to jointly pursue renewable energy projects in the Bahamas through the Bahamas Renewable Energy Corporation. ( ...more to follow.)

September 15, 2008

TORONTO (Ontario) September 15, 2008. – Schneider Power Inc. (TSXV: SNE), one of Canada’s leading renewable energy companies and Winso Company Ltd. Of Nassau, today announced the joint venture and launch of the Bahamas Renewable Energy Corporation Ltd. (BREC).
BREC is founded on the combination of excellence in Bahamian entrepreneurship, backed by knowledge and experience of the Schneider family’s 115-year history in renewable energy. The powerhouse partnership will for the first time combine cutting edge technology such as hurricane-proof wind and solar generation capabilities, development and turn-key financing for commercial scale renewable electricity generation in the Bahamas.
“BREC will help Bahamians achieve independence from foreign reliance on fossil fuels as we continue to explore the possibilities for providing services to individuals and private enterprises, at prices they can afford,” said Vincent McDonald, BREC’s newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer of today’s launch. Insert Chairman’s statement;
Schneider Power Inc. is one of Canada’s premier renewable energy companies, with a portfolio in excess of 1,000 MW of clean electricity generation development projects and advanced exploration projects located across two continents, and large land positions on the most promising and prospective wind and solar power areas in North America. Schneider Power is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol SNE. Winso Company Ltd. is a Bahamas-based and operated renewable energy developer, founded by Bahamian entrepreneurs Vincent McDonald and Kevin Ingraham. Winso invests in businesses focussed on renewable energy with the objective of becoming a significant renewable energy producer in the Bahamas.