Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum

InterContinental Miami
  Miami, Florida

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300+ Participants from 36 Countries Confirmed for CREF 2015...and Counting...


CREF 2015, the largest annual gathering of the Caribbean energy market, will take place from October 19th-21st at the InterContinental Miami.

CREF 2014 was a sell-out event with more than 450 delegates attending from over 40 countries. Governments and utilities from 21 Caribbean countries were represented. Now in its seventh year, CREF’s substantial following translates into an extraordinary event delivering peerless networking opportunities and actionable insights across the regional market.

As the commercial & industrial market takes off, and as new opportunities emerge in jurisdictions from Cuba and Jamaica to Guyana and St. Lucia, join utilities, governments, developers and providers of finance in Miami as we roadmap the origination, financing and development of the Caribbean renewable energy market.

Event Highlights

  • Director General of Cuba Utility Confirms Speaking Role at CREF

    The organizers of CREF are excited to announce that Delice Moreno Garcia, the Director General of Cuba Utility, Empresa de Ingenería y Proyecto de la Electricidad (INEL), the Cuba utility, has confirmed that she will present at CREF 2015. She will be joined on stage by Barbara Hernández […]

  • Three Weeks and Counting: 300+ Delegates from 36 Countries Already Confirmed

    At three weeks out, CREF 2015 “by the numbers” paints a picture of the region’s biggest gathering of the energy market: 300+ delegates, 21 Caribbean countries, 90 speakers, 30 sponsors & exhibitors. CREF is on a trajectory to be our biggest and best event to date. We look forward […]

  • NREL and Clean Energy Solutions Center to Consult Delegates at CREF 2015

    A representative from the Clean Energy Solutions Center will be on-site during CREF 2015 to meet individually with government representatives and policymakers  seeking clean energy policy, program, regulation, and finance advice. The Clean Energy Solutions Center helps governments design and adopt policies and programs that support the deployment of […]




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Market News

  • Oil Prices and the Future of Petrocaribe

    An article in the Huffington Post discusses the relationship between nineteen Caribbean and Central American countries and Venezuela. Petrocaribe is a financing mechanism in which participating countries purchase oil from Venezuela at a discounted price and repay the difference over time with a low interest rate attached over a period […]

  • St. Kitts & Nevis Push Forward with Geothermal Development

    After signing a Memorandum of Understanding with a company from Guadeloupe to develop geothermal energy in St. Kitts over the next five years, Premier Honorable Vance Amory assured residents of the island of Nevis that St. Kitt’s pursuit of geothermal will not delay geothermal development in Nevis. On the […]

  • Jamaican Minister Welcomes Renewable Energy Projects

    Julian Robinson, Jamaican State Minister for Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, highlighted the some of the economic benefits of renewable energy projects and energy efficiency systems that have been installed over the last few months through the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Project (REEEP). Over the last year, the University […]