A panel of legal and regulatory experts will guide international investors, developers and project sponsors through the evolving regulatory and legal landscape.
Post-Maria investors have focused their attention on Title V of PROMESA, a federal provision allowing for the expedited review of infrastructure projects in Puerto Rico regarded as “critical.” It was recently announced that four projects have been earmarked by the Puerto Rico Oversight Board for approval.
This presentation will showcase Title V, provide insight into project approvals, and outline the Board’s roadmap for international investment in energy infrastructure.
In mid-January, the Governor of Puerto Rico announced that his administration now supports FOMB’s proposal that PREPA should be privatized, ending an 80-year monopoly on the generation of electricity in Puerto Rico. An ambitious 18-month timeframe has been proposed. This session will explore the timeline and opportunities for, and obstacles to, international investment in the troubled utility.
Puerto Rico has occupied the headlines, but the US Virgin Islands were decimated by Maria and grid infrastructure remains precarious. This session will explore the current state of the grid, ongoing programs to rebuild, and where the key needs/priorities now lie.
Gathering Puerto Rico municipal leaders, this session will provide key insights into status, needs and opportunities for international investment at a city/municipal level in PR.
Gathering Puerto Rico’s industrial leaders, this session will provide key insights into status, needs, and opportunities for co-generation and the development of solar, storage and microgrids amongst Puerto Rico’s industrial community.
The closing session at PR-GRID will feature critical feedback from existing and potential investors in Puerto Rico. In a moderated and interactive session, panelists will outline their needs as they relate to regulatory certainty and risk mitigation, and their perspectives on vital issues such as access to financing.