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15th Annual

Platts Caribbean Energy Conference

January 29-30, 2015 • El San Juan Resort & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico

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<p class="body" style="MARGIN-TOP: 0px; MARGIN-LEFT: 12px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 10px"> <br>15th Annual </p> <p class="body" style="MARGIN-TOP: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 12px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 10px"> <span class="eventheader"> <strong>Platts Caribbean Energy Conference </strong> </span> </p> <p class="body" style="MARGIN-TOP: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 12px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 10px"> <strong>January 29-30, 2015 • El San Juan Resort & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico</strong> </p>

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Don’t miss this opportunity to interact with leaders in the Caribbean power sector. Benefit from hearing the details of progress made in project development and lessons learned.


Under discussion this year:

  • Creating an environment for project development – Assess bureaucracy, fiscal policies, bidding processes, opportunity costs, barriers to entry
  • Sector reform – Solutions for the problems of monopoly utilities, lack of independent regulatory oversight, politicized price setting, and subsidies
  • Fuel choices and challenges – LNG vs. CNG vs. LPG; access to supply; true costs of bringing LNG to the region; financing; small scale distribution
  • Alternative power sources – Fundamental economics of renewables and efficiency; wind, solar, ocean thermal, geothermal, and biomass
  • Portfolios and grid reliability – Integration studies: determining the proper balance between intermittent renewables and base load; stabilizing the grid
  • Project Development News – Progress on LNG, LPG, wind, solar, geothermal, ocean thermal, and biomass projects

From 26 industry leaders, including:

  • Freddy Obando, AES Dominicana
  • Jean Ballandras, Akuo Energy
  • Vera A. Rechsteiner, Andrews Kurth LLP
  • Don Hubbard, Antillean Gas Ltd
  • Buddy Crill, Barrick Gold Corporation
  • Bruce Levy, BMR Energy
  • Andrew Rovito, BMR Energy
  • Justin Locke, Carbon War Room
  • Allison Jean, Caribbean Electric Utility Service Corporation
  • Marcos C. Cochón Abud, Compañía de Electricidad de Puerto Plata S.A.
  • Jed Bailey, Energy Narrative 
  • Daniel Bustos , Excelerate Energy L.P.
  • Juan Fanjul, GE Power and Water
  • Alexis George, Government of Dominica
  • Vahan Gevorgian, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Maxine Alexander Nestor, Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Secretariat
  • Juan F. Alicea Flores, Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority
  • Janine Migden-Ostrander, The Regulatory Assistance Project
  • Carl Kukkonen, Viaspace Inc.
  • Hugo V. Hodge, Jr., Virgin Islands Water & Power Authority
  • Eduardo Garcia, VITOL
  • Rodney George, Wärtsilä Caribbean, Inc.
  • Raúl Carral, Wärtsilä North America, Inc.
  • Paul B. Smith , Wärtsilä Development & Financial Services
  • Mark Konold, Worldwatch Institute
  • Robert Blenker, WRB Energy

Past delegates have included:

AES Dominicana
Antigua Power Company Ltd
Bahamas Electricity Corporation
Belize Electricity Ltd
Carib LPG Trading Ltd
Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd.
CARILEC
Cayman Islands Government
CEPP
Cheniere Marketing LLC
Comision Nacional Energia Electrica (CNEE)
Compania de Electricidad de San Pedro De Macoris (CESPM)
Consorcio Energetico Punta Cana-Macao (CEPM)
Corporacion Dominicana Empresas Electricas Estatales (CDEEE)
EcoElectrica
Export Development Canada
Emera, Inc.
Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina
E-Power
Excelerate Energy LP
Floating Pipeline, Inc.
Fortis TCI
Freeport Oil Company
GDF SUEZ
Government of the Virgin Islands
Grand Bahama Power Company
Grenada Electricity Services Ltd
Haytian Power & Gaz S.A.
IC Power
Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC)
International Electric Power
International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Jamaica Energy Partners
Jamaica Public Service Co Ltd
LS Energia, Inc.
LUFUSSA
Macquairie Bank Ltd
Marathon Capital
Government of Montserrat
Government of Dominica
Mitsui & Company
N.V. ELMAR
N.V. GEBE
Office of Utilities Regulation Jamaica
Pacific Rubiales
Petroleos de Venezuela
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica
Qatargas Operating Company Ltd
RBC Royal Bank (Bahamas) Ltd.
Royal Bank of Canada
Shell Western Supply & Trading Ltd
St. Lucia Electricity Services Ltd.
St. Vincent Electricity Services Ltd
Sun Oil Ltd
The Bank of Nova Scotia
The World Bank
Trafigura
Turks & Caicos Islands Government
U.S. Export-Import Bank
U.S. Department of Energy
Virgin Islands Water & Power Authority
VITOL
W.E.B. Aruba N.V.
West Indies Oil Company Ltd
Williams Energy
WRB Enterprises, Inc.


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Organization of American States

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GET INVOLVED!

For speaking opportunities, contact:
Cynthia Rugg
Senior Conference Manager
Tel: 781-430-2105
cynthia.rugg@platts.com


For sponsorship opportunities, contact:
Lorne Grout
Senior Business Development Manager
Tel: 781-430-2112
lorne.grout@platts.com


For media inquiries, contact:
Khushi Bhatia
Marketing Manager
Tel: 781-430-2109
khushi.bhatia@platts.com



PAST ATTENDEES SAY IT BEST!

The conference was a great way for players in the energy market in the Caribbean to share knowledge and meet each other. Speakers and organization were excellent.

-Kevin M. Kerschner, Business Development Manager, CB&I


THE yearly energy conference for the Caribbean region.

-Raúl Carral, Business Development, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
Power Plants Wärtsilä
North America, Inc.






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