St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce Executive Luncheon - LUCELEC
October 20, 2023
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Chamber to discuss Renewable Energy Issues

Capacity Limits, Pricing and the Electricity Supplies Act; Key Considerations and Imperatives!!

The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture is pleased to host another in its series of Executive Luncheons where members are provided with critical information on key issues affecting business. At this Executive Luncheon on October 20th, 2023, members will be provided with valuable information and gain a better understanding on the matter of Renewable Energy Capacity Limits and Pricing Policy through presentations to be made by the Department of Public Utilities and LUCELEC.

The review of the Electricity Supplies Act is ongoing with numerous consultations convened by the National Utilities Regulatory Commission. The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce has participated in many and believes that it is essential that the Business Community gets as much information as possible on the critical national and social issues that are pertinent to the subject.

Therefore, the Chamber is hosting this important information andknowledge-sharing event, where members can hear from the Agency of Government(Department of Public Utilities) that will be driving and guiding theGovernments policy on the matter.

That way members will become more aware of the considerations andimperatives that must be taken account in the decisioning process. Moreimportantly, Members must also be fully cognizant of the issues that affect thestability and consistent delivery of reliable and affordable Electricity totheir business.

According to Executive Director, Brian Louisy “we are bringing theDepartment of Public Utilities to the dialogue, alongside LUCELEC, theincumbent power company, this is essentially so members can glean a clearoverview, receiving critical information and answers to their questions on thematter of Capacity Limits, Pricing of renewable energy and related issues”.This he sees as extremely important to Chamber members as they would want to makean input so the Chamber can provide an informed perspective to Government andcontribute to the Energy Transition and reform process.

Interested people are invited to book early to secure a seat at this vitalExecutive Luncheon. The Chamber continues to ensure members are kept abreast ofcritical issues that affect their business.  

For moreinformation contact: Mr. Brian Louisy, Executive Director

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