Montserrat’s Energy Policy Forefront at EU-Caribbean Sustainable Energy Conference
The 2016 EU-Caribbean Sustainable Energy Conference took place in Barbados.
The conference run from October 10-11th, 2016. It is a joint EU-CARICOM/CARIFORUM initiative which is designed to foster partnerships between the European Union, the Caribbean, development partners and the private sector. Furthermore, the conference also worked towards unfolding the potential of the Caribbean region; and leveraging investment towards achieving the region’s renewable energy goals.
Montserrat’s renewable energy policy, championed over the last two years by The Honourable Minister with responsibility for Energy, Paul Lewis, was today a key feature at the conference.
Delegates at the conference were treated to a presentation delivered by Minister Lewis, as part of a Ministerial panel, that gave more insight into Montserrat’s renewable energy plans and actions thus far, to encompass geothermal development and solar.