“CREF is an ideal event to learn about what is happening in the Caribbean and to network with experienced industry and government leaders. The event stays up-to-date with sector developments that keep participants interested, engaged and looking forward to the next CREF.” Alison Jean, CEO, National Utilities Regulatory Commission of Saint Lucia

CREF, now in its 12th year, is the largest gathering of the Caribbean energy market on the annual calendar. This year we were excited to be virtual. The market is innovating, and so did we. New platform, new tools, more interaction, more solutions.

CREF Virtual: How did we do it?

We started by going virtual, bringing the market together in a creative, solutions-oriented environment. We hosted three days of deep-dive discussions, Q&A’s with market leaders, town hall sessions, a virtual expo hall, and experts on-demand, and, of course, opportunities for networking with the region’s top influential leaders.

CREF Virtual: Who will you meet?

Yes, meet! When a highly qualified group of senior market participants comes together on a powerful online platform the upshot is an opportunity to meet, greet, and forge connections. Over 500 market participants joined us this year at CREF Virtual.

CREF 2019 highlights – view all photos here

Aside from its size and the range of participants, here’s why CREF stands out from other events:

CREF-Castalia Renewable Island Index & Project Database

All attendees to CREF have access to the annual CREF-Castalia Renewable Island Index & Project Database. The Index measures the readiness of each island nation to develop and implement renewable energy projects. The Marketplace is an extraordinary detailed database of renewable projects – both distributed and utility scale – in various stages of development.

NEW FOR CREF VIRTUAL: The CREF-Castalia Survey gauged the impact on the energy sector of the Covid-19 crisis, and polled for market sentiment on investment in clean energy in the new normal.

Contact us if you would like to see a snapshot of the 2020 Index.

Covering the Caribbean … year-round

As a CREF delegate you have access to our twice monthly newsletter featuring news and intelligence on the Caribbean clean energy and energy storage markets. You also have access to the range of industry webinars we host throughout the year. Subscribe to our newsletter (it’s free) here.

“CREF is an excellent opportunity to network with energy professionals, to learn and discuss trends influencing the region, and to meet the decision makers from governments and utilities across the region. Of all the renewable energy events I attend, CREF is consistently the best investment.” Marc Lopata, President, Solar Island Energy

View snapshot of past CREF events.