Renewable Energy Site Assessments – Caribbean Region

Client: Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar)

Location: Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Antigua, St Kitts and Nevis

Project: Site and Infrastructure Suitability Assessments – Elemental provided technical leadership in inspecting 15 possible sites across 7 different islands for new renewable energy projects as part of the United Arab Emirates Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund (UAE-CREF).

The assessments considered:
Grid integration issues including line capacity and demand
Climate resilience including location and substrate for storm surging, hurricane wind susceptibility and landslides from excessive rainfall
Stakeholder engagement (Social and Environmental Safeguarding)
Solar resource and shading
Technology suitability

Date: August 2018