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UVI set to host Energy and Sustainable Fair, know vendors’ list

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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:

  • Viya
  • CGTC
  • Electric Factory
  • Rodney Strong
  • Prosolar Systems
  • Leatherback
  • LuminAID
  • Freepoint Commodities
  • The Market
  • Robble’s 2nd Cup of Coffee
  • HKT
  • Barefoot

Following is the list of the Exhibitors & Vendors which are invited and will be participating in this Energy Fair are as follows:

Academic Institutions-

University of the Virgin Island

Worldwide Universities Network

Children’s Museum of the VI

From the department of Energy Installation-

Agathon Solar

ProSolar

Electric Factory

Vitol Solar Techniques

Eco Innovations VI

Sujen International, LLC

HKT Energy, LLC

Electric Vehicles-

VI Energy Office

Inter-Island Auto Group (KIA)

VIEVAN VI

UVI Security

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

DPNR-CZM

UVI Environmental Analysis Lab

Utilities

VI Water & Power Authority

VI Public Service Commission

Viya

For Hazard Mitigation & Disaster Recovery-

Red Cross

VI Housing Finance Authority

CGTC/HMRP

Composting & Waste Management

Department of Agriculture

Cornell Waste Management Institute

VI Waste Management Authority

Other Vendors/ Exhibitors

Barefoot Design Group, LLC

DPNR – Building Permits

Banco Popular

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.