Clarke Energy Associates


1. Smart Grid Modeling and Control for Island Utilities


Sponsorship Opportunities Available! Email

Date:     06-07 June 2016

Fee: US $695 per person (lunch and morning break included)

Venue:   Radisson Aquatica Resort, St Michael, Barbados

Register: Click here to download registration form with full details
fees,entry visas to Barbados, food preferences, and
policies; or  Send email to
to receive the form. 

In the case of those who may require a visa for Barbados, a conditional letter of acceptance will be issued to you after registration. Use this letter to assist in applying for your visa. After visa confirmation is received, kindly pay your fees online below or otherwise in order to complete the registration process.

Faculty: Prof Reza Ghorbani and Dr Roland Clarke, Renewable Energy
   Design Laboratory, REDLab, University of Hawaii, Manoa. See
   biographies at

Host:     Clarke Energy Inc. (D/B/A Clarke Energy Associates), Barbados

Topics:  Introduction to Renewable Integration

Grid - Power Flow,

Grid – Economic Dispatch & Unit Commitment

Grid Converters for Photovoltaics

Grid Converters for Wind

Turbine Systems

Grid Synchronization

Grid Control

Systems and Fault Studies

Grid Stability

Fault Prediction and Grid Healing,

Smart Grid Communications and Recent Trends, Grid Modeling & Analysis.

Policy Analysis and Modelling for Grid Integration of RE

Audience:       Electric utility engineers and executives, consultants, equipment suppliers, Government officials, regulators, water, IT and natural gas utility engineers, financiers

Registration:  Download Registration Form by clicking here or
    Send email to for the form.

Deadline:      23 May 2016.

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Energy Management Systems, EnMS, Barbados Water Authority

Date: July 2012

Venue: Barbados Water Authority (BWA), Manor Lodge, St Michael, Barbados

Registration: Closed to BWA Management and Engineers

Contractor: Econoler, Quebec, Canada

Delivered by: Roland Clarke, Clarke Energy Associates, Barbados

Management Workshop

  • Introduction to Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Management
  • Integrating Energy Efficiency Management
  • Management Buy-in and Role
  • The Energy Manager and the Energy Management Committee
  • Management Cycle
  • Energy Efficiency in Water Treatment Plants
  • Smart Metering
  • Monitoring, Targeting and Reporting
  • Measurement and Verification
  • Energy Project Financial Analysis - Introduction to RETScreen
  • Financing

Technical Workshop:

  • Energy Audits
  • Energy Analysis
  • Equipment Analysis and Evaluation
  • Energy Savings in Hydraulic Networks
  • Maintenance of Water Pumping Systems
  • Assessing Benefits and Impacts

3. Renewable Energy Finance Forum Latin America and   the Caribbean – REFF LAC 2012


       Date: 24-25 April 2012

Venue: Miami Marriott, Biscayne Bay, Miami, USA


As Co-Chair of the Renewable Energy Finance Forum – Latin America and the     Caribbean 2012, REFF LAC, Dr Clarke invites you and the climate change community to attend the Renewable Energy Finance Forum - Latin America and Caribbean (REFF-LAC). 

        Register now at

In addition, as part of REFF LAC 2012, the organizers and Co-Chairs are also   organizing a special Investment Forum.  Project sponsors are invited to submit   their investment projects via the event website, and compete against others for funding.

Dr Clarke would especially encourage Caribbean project sponsors to participate.

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4. CARICOM Regional Renewable Energy Project Financing Workshop & RETScreen Training


Date: 15 March 2012      

venue: Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, Kingston, Jamaica

The objectives of the Workshop are to: (i) Train existing and potential project developers, sponsors and analysts in the preparation of RE projects in keeping with the stipulated requirements of targeted financing intermediaries and to expose them to the range of proven innovative financing options available to support RE development; and (ii) Increase skills in RE project analysis and assessment using RETScreen and other software by training stakeholders, project analysts and financiers in the use of the software. 

The seminar is taught by Barbadian national Dr. Roland Clarke, who is a member of the RETScreen International Network of Experts. 

Note that registration is closed to invitees of CARICOM.  


5. clarke energy institute - RETScreen seminar – renewable  energy


Date: 11 October 2011              

Venue: Courtyard by Marriot, Barbados     

Time: 8:30AM – 5:30PM (Lunch 12 noon - 1:30PM)

Registration Fee - US $350. Click on the PayPal link below to register.

RETScreen is a widely used and recognized project analysis software developed by the Government of Canada, and may be downloaded FREE of cost from  

This seminar will give a hands-on introduction to the analytical methods employed by software RETScreen, as well as its resource and product databases. Analysis methods include energy systems, financial, economic, risk and sensitivity, and greenhouse gas analysis.

This seminar will provide an introduction to the principles of solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind energy technologies for residences and small commercial and industrial customers.  

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to review and build project analysis models for photovoltaic (PV) systems.

This workshop targets professionals involved in project finance and funding, investments, insurance, accounting, project due diligence, project appraisal, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies, consulting, engineering, etc.

There will also be a display of solar PV technology and other energy equipment.

The seminar is taught by Barbadian national Dr. Roland Clarke, who is a member of the RETScreen International Network of Experts. He was an invited speaker to the inaugural RETScreen Conference held recently in Niagara, Canada. He has also delivered seminars to the World Bank in Washington, DC, Jakarta – Indonesia, Manila – Philippines, and Hanoi – Vietnam, plus the Energy Research Institute, Beijing - China.


Dr. Clarke is also available for follow-up consultations, internal
training, integration of RETScreen into a company’s systems, and due
diligence analysis.