Soleco Energy leads local energy transition conversation
The global energy sector is set to transform in the coming decades from a predominantly fossil fuel-based sector to one increasingly dominated by renewables and other clean energy technologies. In an effort to foster investments in the local renewable energy industry, Soleco Energy (Jamaica) Limited in partnership with the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) and IDB Invest hosted a joint breakfast forum and panel discussion at the ROK Hotel in Kingston on January, 19th 2023. Titled ‘From Ideas to Action: Executing Successful Renewable Energy Projects for the Commercial and Industrial’, business leaders from both the commercial and industrial space discussed the importance of investing in renewable energy. Panellists in the first session included William Mahfood, Chairman of Wisynco, Ricardo Case, Director of Engineering Services at JPS, Carlos Loayza, Business Development Manager at Grupotec, and Brian Jardim, CEO of Rainforest Caribbean. The second session comprise Angella Rainford, Founder and CEO of Soleco Energy, Andrea Scarlett-Lozer, Partner at Levy Cheeks, Stephen Wedderburn, Renewables Explorer at TotalEnergies, and Omar Zacarias, Investment Management Officer at IDB Invest.