Co-hosts New Energy Events and the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association are hosting the 3rd Puerto Rico Grid Revitalization & Investment Forum (PR-GRID 2020) against a backdrop of significant changes in policy and structure which will transform the future of the island’s energy sector.
In a silo, each of the variables impacting the market—Act 17, the IRP, the RSA, the T&D concession—are comprehensible. Together, however, it is unclear which provision and which institution exerts primacy.
If stakeholders and investors need anything, it’s clarity.
No less significant is the need for resiliency, thrown into sharp relief by the recent earthquakes that inflicted significant damage to PR’s generation assets. How is that need shaping investment decisions, e.g., distributed vs. centralized sources of generation?
Ultimately, PR-GRID seeks to convene the players—state, federal and private sector—in a dynamic and interactive environment, to understand how the pieces of the puzzle fit together.
Additionally, we seek to:
PR-GRID will gather all the key public sector entities, e.g. PREPA, PREB, the Legislature, FOMB, et al. PR-GRID will also gather large electricity end-users, specifically: municipalities and commercial and industrial entities.
Local and international investors, and providers of equipment and technology, and financial and legal services make up the key constituencies who will participate PR-GRID 2020.
The Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association is a non-profit organization established in 1928 with the purpose of uniting all Puerto Rico’s manufacturers and service industries into a strong and effective advocacy body. Today, PRMA is by far the biggest private association of industry leaders representing the interests of the private sector in Puerto Rico. For more information please visit http://industrialespr.org/about/.