- Timezone: America/New_York
- Date: Sep 23 2018 - Sep 27 2018
- Time: All day
- UNIDO High Level Seminar Series on Regional Sustainable Energy Cooperation
- Oct 02 2018 - Oct 04 2018
- All day
CARILEC Renewable Energy Community & Smart Grid Conference
Renewable Energy is one of the most urgent challenges of this century that the world must address. The scientific community is unanimous in telling us that if we do not rapidly switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy, there is a danger that global warming will pass a tipping point beyond which uncontrollable feedback loops will lead to drastically increased temperatures. Consequently, it is imperative for energy systems that are dependent on fossil fuels to embrace the smart grid as a key enabler of the energy transition, as the smart grid facilitates the full exploitation and integration of renewables at high penetration at the scale and speed required to mitigate the impacts of climate change, and improves the resilience of energy systems.
With this in mind, the 2018 CARILEC Renewable Energy and Smart Grid Conference being held under the theme: “Energy Resilience and Independence”. This conference is being strategically aligned with our CARILEC Renewable Energy Community (CAREC) platform current initiative to drive more knowledge, sharing and collaboration in the region’s energy sphere.