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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How it’s Made – Hurricanes

Ever wonder what factors come into play to create a hurricane? Hurricanes are tropical cyclones. When a tropical cyclone’s sustained winds reach 39 to 73 mph (63 to 118 km/h), it is considered a tropical storm and is named from an annual list from the World Meteorological Organisation. Thus far for the Atlantic Hurricane Season […]

Member Training & Events: Jan – Jul 2019

  Leadership Capacity Building Series The Workshop Series is developed and will be delivered based on a blend of some “hard‟ and “soft‟ skills to equip and enhance participant’s knowledge, skill and attitudes for higher levels of commitment, productivity, and performance in the workplace. It is premised on the notion that the ability‟ to perform […]

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Prepping your Crew for a Hurricane

Though hurricane season spans 6 months, hurricane preparation should be a 365-day activity as the best way to be prepared for a hurricane is to always be prepared for one.  Preparing your company for hurricane season can be challenging, but the tips below can help you get started.