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GOVERNOR AND MINISTER SET TO SPEAK AT CAYMAN’S CARIBBEAN TRANSITIONAL ENERGY CONFERENCE NEXT MONTH

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GOVERNOR AND MINISTER SET TO SPEAK AT CAYMAN’S CARIBBEAN TRANSITIONAL ENERGY CONFERENCE NEXT MONTH

His Excellency the Governor, Martyn Roper O.B.E.

Honorable Joseph Hew, Minister of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure

The Cayman Islands’ energy conference, the Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference (CTEC 2020) is set to take place virtually on 19th November 2020 and this year boasts an impressive line-up of guest speakers including His Excellency the Governor, Martyn Roper O.B.E. and the Honorable Joseph Hew, Minister of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure.

His Excellency the Governor, Martyn Roper O.B.E will present a UK address, providing insight into the UK’s efforts for clean energy transition and available resources to assist Cayman and other overseas territories. The Honorable Joseph Hew, Minister of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure will be speaking about the role of clean energy in boosting the economy of the Cayman Islands, post-COVID.

This powerful line up of Cayman-based leaders is supported by over fifteen speakers from across the globe including Saint Lucia, Jamaica, the USA and Trinidad. Consisting of world-experts in clean energy from both the public and private sector, these include Christopher Burgess who is joining the conference from Colorado as the Director of Projects for the Islands Energy Program at the Rocky Mountain Institute – Carbon War Room (RMI-CWR), Allison Jean, CEO of the National Utilities Regulatory Commission from St. Lucia and Racquel Moses, CEO of the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator in Trinidad. Other prominent speakers include Sacha Tibbetts, Vice President of Customer Service & Technology at the Caribbean Utilities Company Ltd, James Whittaker, President of the Cayman Renewable Energy Association, Malike Cummings, Chief Executive Officer of OfReg, Bruce Levy, President and Chief Executive Officer of BMR in North America, Fitzroy Vidal, Principal Director for Energy in the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology in Jamaica, Kristen Augustine, Energy Policy Coordinator for Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Richard Hew, President & C.E.O for Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd., Jeane Nikolai, Director of Energy Bermuda, David Gumbs, Senior Consultant with the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and founder and CEO of Daavi Business Solutions (DBS), Gina Ebanks-Petrie, Director of Cayman Islands Department of Environment, Andre Ebanks, Representative of Cayman Islands Government Office UK & Europe plus many more.

Mr. James Whittaker, President of the Cayman Renewable Energy Association (CREA) and organiser of CTEC 2020, said, “We have an amazing line-up of speakers for CTEC 2020 and we are thrilled at the support from the Cayman Islands Government.

“It’s set to be a transformational event with speeches and panel discussions aiming to pave the way forward for the renewable energy market in the Caribbean, post-COVID. With the insight and experience of the Caribbean’s leaders in clean energy all in one place, we hope that the event will stimulate investment, innovation and development.”

CTEC 2020, organised by the Cayman Renewable Energy Association (CREA), will bring the best of local, regional and international clean energy experience and expertise to the Cayman Islands. CTEC affords its attendees in depth insight into the Cayman energy roadmap and unique access to public and private sector leaders. The event will take place virtually on 19th November 2020, opening up the event to a worldwide audience.

A full agenda and speaker list is now live on the website by visiting www.ctec.energy/agenda. Ticket packages are now live and are available to purchase by visiting http://ctec.energy/register.

The Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference brought to you by CREA is made possible thanks to the support of the Cayman Islands Government, Dart, CUC, Tower, Logic and GreenTech Solar.


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