Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum 2017

On October 18-20, 2017, our partners, New Energy Events, organised the Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF) which took place in Miami.

About the CREF forum:

CREF agenda; bursting at seams

More than 85 speakers were confirmed. Speakers included Liz Thompson, former Special Advisor to the President of the UN General Assembly; Rachel Allen, Senior Program Coordinator, Climate Investment Funds; Fernando Alvarado, Managing Partner, Caribbean Basin Sustainable Energy Fund (CABEF). See all speakers click here.

Agenda for Utility Leaders Workshop (ULW)

A conference in its own right, ULW 2017 was co-hosted by the Caribbean Development Bank and supported by the Rocky Mountain Institute. It addressed critical issues around procurement, integration and implementation of RE and storage.

New Caribbean Basin Sustainable Energy Fund (CABEF) came to CREF; seeking projects. CABEF, a recently capitalized VC fund backed by the Multilateral Investment Fund, hosted a private meeting for project sponsors and owners looking for financing.

The Clinton Climate Initiative, an Initiative of the Clinton Foundation, brought a Delegation to CREF; Spotlight on Leadership of Women in Renewables. The Clinton Climate Initiative brought a delegation of 20 women renewable energy leaders to CREF 2017. Part of the global “Women in Renewable Energy (WIRE) Network initiative, the delegation shined the spotlight on current and emerging women leaders in the Caribbean energy sector.