CARIBBEAN & SIDS BACKGROUND:
DR. JAMES FLETCHER: FORMER ENERGY MINISTER OF SAINT LUCIA
Island nations are facing a growing list of problems stemming from extreme weather and other climate change related events. What are the community safety and economic implications?
ALLISON ARCHAMBAULT, PRESIDENT: EARTHSPARK INTERNATIONAL
What is a Microgrid and how is it inherently more resilient than other clean energy development models? We will explore the current and future state of Microgrids.
DR. DANIEL M. KAMMEN, PROFESSOR OF ENERGY, UC BERKELEY
Solar. Battery storage. Wind. Diesel generators. The solutions exist, but what action can be taken now to lower energy costs and increase the safety and security of communities?
CHRISTIAAN GISCHLER, LEAD ENERGY SPECIALIST: INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
NGOs, hospitals, businesses and many others don’t have the means to pay large up-front costs for power. What options exist to finance systems so people can benefit from clean energy today?