The University of the Virgin Islands’ Caribbean Green Technology Centre invited the Virgin Islands Community for its 2nd Annual Energy & Sustainable Fair scheduled on Saturday, 28th October 2023 at 9 am in the Elridge Blake Sports and Fitness Centre on the Orville E. Kean Campus on St. Thomas.
This Energy Fair is being celebrated under the theme of “Accelerating Resilience in the Virgin Island”.
The theme will highlight the importance of guiding the public and providing them a chance to interact with several experts and professionals of water security, composting and sustainability and solar energy so that they can guide them about resilient homes.
The Director of Caribbean Green Technology Centre “Greg Guannel”, stated that the future is uncertain in both the aspects of climate and international politics. Therefore, there is a need to ensure that they could adapt their homes in such a manner so that they could avail a sustainable life.
The sponsorship of the Energy Fair comes under many sponsors, few of them are as follows:
- Electric Factory
- Rodney Strong
- Prosolar Systems
- Freepoint Commodities
- The Market
- Robble’s 2nd Cup of Coffee
Following is the list of the Exhibitors & Vendors which are invited and will be participating in this Energy Fair are as follows:
University of the Virgin Island
Worldwide Universities Network
Children’s Museum of the VI
From the department of Energy Installation-
Vitol Solar Techniques
Eco Innovations VI
Sujen International, LLC
HKT Energy, LLC
VI Energy Office
Inter-Island Auto Group (KIA)
The exhibitors from the Environmental Protection & Sustainability are:
VI MASS/EP ScoR
Environmental Protection Agency
Island Green Living
Rotary Club of St. Thomas East ECO
UVI Environmental Analysis Lab
VI Water & Power Authority
VI Public Service Commission
For Hazard Mitigation & Disaster Recovery-
VI Housing Finance Authority
Composting & Waste Management
Department of Agriculture
Cornell Waste Management Institute
VI Waste Management Authority
Other Vendors/ Exhibitors
Barefoot Design Group, LLC
DPNR – Building Permits
OSHA/Safety in Paradise
All in all, this Energy Fair will associate the public by providing the services as well as products. This will lead it towards the resilient and secured lives.