Empowering the Caribbean: The 5th German-Caribbean Energy Conference

October 12, 2023

Are you passionate about advancing renewable energy solutions and boosting energy efficiency in the Caribbean? If so, mark your calendar for the 5th German-Caribbean Energy Conference, set to take place on November 7, 2023, at the Renaissance Convention Center in Oranjestad, Aruba. This one-day conference promises to be a dynamic platform for exploring innovative approaches to energy sustainability and fostering collaboration between Germany and the Caribbean region.

The Vision of the Conference

Germany, a global economic powerhouse, and a pioneer in the field of energy transition, brings its expertise to the forefront of this year’s conference. With a strong emphasis on promoting smart and sustainable energy solutions, this event will showcase cutting-edge technologies and knowledge that are poised to transform the energy landscape in the Caribbean.

Notable Speakers and Topics

The conference will kick off with an address by Aruba’s Prime Minister, Evelyn Wever-Croes, setting the stage for an enlightening day of discussions. Keynote presentations will include insights from the German Biogas Association, covering technologies, regulations, and potential European-Caribbean partnerships. Mr. Ramon Chong of the Ministry of Economic Development of Curaçao will delve into the energy strategy and recent developments on Curaçao. Dr. Matthias Stark, Head of the Renewable Energy Systems department at the German Renewable Energy Federation, will also share his expertise.

Additionally, a delegation of German entrepreneurs will present innovative products and technologies related to sustainable energy generation, energy storage, energy efficiency, consulting, and project financing. Some of these entrepreneurs will participate in a stimulating panel discussion on the future of energy transition in the Caribbean. To close the conference, Energy Minister Glenbert Croes will offer his insights.

Networking Opportunities

After the conference sessions, all participants are invited to a complimentary networking lunch from 1 pm to 2 pm. This is a valuable opportunity to connect with fellow professionals, speakers, and entrepreneurs in the field of sustainable energy.

A Trade Mission of Opportunity

The 5th German-Caribbean Energy Conference is a part of a broader trade mission organized by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action. This mission spans from November 6 to 10, 2023, and encompasses Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao. German entrepreneurs are eager to introduce their renewable solutions, proudly “made in Germany,” and explore business expansion opportunities in the Caribbean.

Hosts and Organizers

This conference is made possible through the collaborative efforts of the Dutch-German Chamber of Commerce, situated in Berlin and The Hague, in close cooperation with the Government of Aruba and the Curaçao Investment & Export Promotion Agency (CINEX).

Who Should Attend?

The 5th German-Caribbean Energy Conference is tailored for experts and professionals who are committed to accelerating the energy transition in the Caribbean. If you are passionate about sustainable energy and eager to explore exciting opportunities, don’t miss this event!

To register for the conference and view the complete program, including profiles of the German delegation, click here.

Individual Business Meetings

In addition to the conference, interested parties can schedule individual business meetings with German companies. Meetings can be arranged in Aruba from November 6 to 7, in Bonaire on November 8, or in Curaçao from November 9 to 10. Post-conference individual meetings are also an option. For more information and to sign up for an individual meeting, please visit the DNHK website or contact Laura Vollebregt at +31 70 3114 116 or via email at [email protected].

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the sustainable energy revolution in the Caribbean! Join us at the 5th German-Caribbean Energy Conference on November 7, 2023, and be a catalyst for change in the region.

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