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The Caribbean Region: Challenges and opportunities for the energy transformation

10-11 October 2016 - Barbados

EU-Caribbean Sustainable Energy Conference

This high-level event is a joint initiative of the EU and CARIFORUM and is hosted by the European Commissioner for International Cooperation & Development Neven Mimica.

On the first day, the Prime Minister of Barbados His Excellency Freundel Stuart will lead the high level representation from the Caribbean countries. The Conference will present:

  • Latest policy developments in the Caribbean that support increased investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency;
  • New financing instruments that help de-risk renewable investments, such as the new Electrification Financing Initiative ElectriFI;
  • Innovative technology showcase of solutions specifically designed for renewable energy on islands.

On the second day, the Business Opportunities Forum will highlight key areas of interest especially for the private sector in investing in renewable energy as well as energy efficiency.

The Forum will include panel discussions, B2B meetings and an exhibition.

As space is limited, please reserve your seat at this first-of-its-kind event in the EU-Caribbean Energy Dialogue by sending an email to:

For more information about this event, please visit the Conference website or the website of the Delegation of the European Union to the Eastern Caribbean Countries, the OECS and CARICOM/CARIFORUM.