Platts 17th Annual Caribbean Energy Conference

Thursday, January 26, 2017 – Friday, January 27, 2017

Platts 17th Annual Caribbean Energy Conference

Venue: Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino

Location: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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The Platts 17th Annual Caribbean Energy Conference provides an excellent venue to learn what is happening in energy around the Caribbean, and to discuss key opportunities and challenges with industry leaders and colleagues. The conference takes place January 26-27, 2017 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and includes two complimentary opportunities to tour the AES Andres LNG Terminal.

Hear about key issues facing the Caribbean, including:

  • Energy Policies—Effective development, implementation, and enforcement, plus the experience of Aruba, Bahamas, Curacao, Dominican Republic, and Grenada
  • Fuel Options—Costs, logistics, infrastructure and technology requirements for LNG vs. LPG vs. HFO, plus small scale LNG development in Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico
  • Geothermal, Solar, and Wind Development—In Aruba, Bermuda, Guadeloupe, Grenada, St. Vincent & the Grenadines
  • Energy Efficiency and Distributed Generation—Implementing smart grids, smart metering, and energy efficient buildings in Barbados, Bermuda, Jamaica

Prominent speakers from across the Caribbean region include:

  • George Nemeth, AES Corporation
  • Michael Daniel, Ascendant Group Limited
  • Pamela Hill, Bahamas Light & Power
  • Ellsworth Dacon, Government of St. Vincent & the Grenadines
  • Kelley Tomblin, Jamaica Public Service Company
  • Henk Hutting, Nu Capital, Incorporated
  • Darik Jonis, Aqualectra Distribution
  • Jeane Nikolai, Bermuda Ministry of Economic Development
  • Loreto Duffy-Mayers, CHENACT-AP
  • Juan Rodriguez Nina, Comision Nacional de Energia, DR
  • Matt Jackson, Crowley Maritime
  • Keisha Reid, Government of Barbados
  • Clive Hosten, Grenada Electricity Services Ltd
  • Antonio Isa Conde, Ministry of Energy & Mines, DR
  • Franklin A. Hoevertsz, Utilities Aruba N.V.
  • Robert Blenker, WRB Enterprises, Inc.
  • Ricardo Hutchinson, CIBC FirstCaribbean
  • Andrew J. Lee, CIBC World Markets Corp.
  • René Perez, European Investment Bank
  • Christiaan Gischler, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Frank Fuentes, International Monetary Fund
  • Laura Andersen, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • Mark Lambrides, The World Bank
  • Pablo Varela, Aggreko
  • Vera A. Rechsteiner, Andrews Kurth Kenyon
  • Nils Janson and Scarlett Piantini, Castalia Advisors
  • Jeffrey Goldmeer, GE Power & Water
  • Shabtay Mizrahi, Ormat Technologies, Inc.
  • Rodney P. George and Edmund Phillips, Wärtsilä Caribbean
  • Chris Whitney, Wärtsilä North America Energy Solutions

To learn more and view the complete agenda and speaker line-up, visit

Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino
Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic
Posted By: AdminR – Thursday, 01 December, 2016 at 12:00 AM


Jan 26 - 27 2017


21:00 - 21:00
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