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Dates (Oct 17-19) Announced for CREF 2016!


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Fortune favors the bold: St. Vincent moves swiftly to develop geothermal



Our events are rich in content, business development opportunities, and are sharply focused on the financing and execution of world-class, renewable energy projects in the markets in which we are active.

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Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum

Miami, Florida

CREF 2016, the largest annual gathering of the Caribbean energy market, will take place at the InterContinental Miami from October 17th-19th.

CREF 2015 gathered close to 500 delegates from 41 countries. 21 Caribbean countries were represented either by their government or by their utility, or in many instances, by both.

Today, the price of oil is recovering and the future of Petrocaribe is in the balance. Energy security is top of the political agenda region-wide. Meanwhile governments have returned from Paris with national commitments to reduce emissions and with the promise of substantial international funding to support those objectives.

From utility scale to distributed generation, storage to smart grids, financing to regulation, energy efficiency to the role of gas as a complement to renewables, CREF 2016 is the primary meeting place for regional and international market participants. CREF is where knowledge meets need, projects meet finance, and where the Caribbean meets the global experience of developing renewables and diversifying national energy matrices.

Join us at CREF 2016 in Miami for the Caribbean energy event of the year.

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  • 5,000+Attendees
  • 60+Countries Represented
  • 300+Content and Networking Sessions
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CREF was one of, if not the best, conference I attended last year. Lynn Tabernacki, Managing Director, Renewable Energy & Sustainable Development, OPIC


  • Grenlec and Aris test solar-wind lighting technology

    Grenada’s utility, Grenlec, has partnered with Aris Wind to explore the application of solar-wind lighting technology. Last February Aris installed a Remote Power Unit (RPU) on an island roundabout. These devices capture both wind and solar energy to power LED streetlights. Read more about RPUs here. Eddy Rugel, Aris’ Vice President of Business Development, confirmed, […]

  • Jamaica government cuts energy use by 10 GW

    Wayne Williams, head of Jamaica’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Program said that programs implemented across all ministries, department and agencies has saved the government $100 million over the last two and a half years. According to Williams, electricity usage has decreased by 10 gigawatt hours across these branches. The installation of solar films on windows, […]

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