Castries, Saint Lucia, September 11th, 2019: In keeping with its leading role in electric utility advocacy, growth and sustainability in the region, the Caribbean Electric Utilities Corporation (CARILEC) has secured commitments from a number of distinguished names and thought leaders in the international energy arena, to bring their knowledge and experience to the table at […]


  Castries, Saint Lucia, September 10th, 2019: The Caribbean Electric Utility Corporation (CARILEC) is advancing plans for the staging of the 2019 CAREC Renewable Energy and Smart Grid Conference and Tradeshow in Miami Florida at the InterContinental Hotel from the 15th – 19th September. With resilience an imperative for a global energy sector being redefined […]

The Reality of Renewable Energy in 2019

As more communities turn to renewable energy for their power needs, more developments are being made to meet the increasing demand. These exciting changes are making it easier for people to access renewable energy, promoting its use throughout entire communities, and paving the way for future developments. Each represents a major step forward in the […]

Encouraging a Resilient-Focused Organisation

It is important to exercise resilience, not only as a response to difficult or changing conditions, but also on a day to day basis within your organisation. Life within any organisation is characterised by periods of adversity, and the psychological health of organisations (like that of individuals) hinges on the capacity to bounce back or […]

Meet Our Keynote Speakers

US Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett CARILEC is also pleased to have confirmed US Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett as a key note speaker. Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett represents the United States Virgin Islands’ at-large Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. Stacey currently serves on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, as well as […]

Meet Our Keynote Speakers

David K. Owens President of Da’Vision and Strategies Energy Consultant & Chairman of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority Transformation Advisory Council. This year, at the Renewable Energy and Smart Grid Conference and Tradeshow, CARILEC has secured the commitment of one of the United States’ foremost authorities on electric utility issues, industry restructuring, and transformation as […]

Resilience in the Energy Context

There are two ways to look at resiliency in the energy context, the “bigger-picture” definition is a business’ ability to react to change. In the face of accelerating technology, innovation, change in broader market landscape or politics, whatever change happens, is your business able to last through it and thrive? Another way to look at […]

A New Era for Energy Utilities

The Caribbean’s utility landscape is shifting rapidly, especially for the region’s energy suppliers who are feeling the pressure from environmental concerns, juggling new innovations and incorporating emerging tech. With a new era and new challenges, industry body CARILEC is launching a strategic plan focused on cooperation and partnership that aims to transform the sector in […]

Leclanché and Government of St. Kitts Agree to Build Largest Solar Generation Plus Storage Project in Caribbean

PRESS RELEASE Leclanché and Government of St. Kitts Agree to Build Largest Solar Generation Plus Storage Project in Caribbean Fully Integrated Solar Photovoltaic and Lithium‐ion Battery Energy Storage System Will Provide Clean and Reliable Energy for Residents of St. Kitts and Nevis BASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis; DALLAS and YVERDON LES BAINS, Switzerland, August 7, […]

Embracing Preparedness Throughout the Season

Encourage your customers to avoid waiting till an impending storm to start preparations. A storm warning is issued when storm conditions are expected in a specified area in 24 hours or less. This may not give adequate time to get started on preparations. Here are some steps you can encourage your customers to achieve during […]