Fri | Sep 22, 2017

UTech students to attend international summit

Published:Monday | May 29, 2017 | 5:00 AM
Roberto Ellis (left) and Tevin Butler, University of Technology, Jamaica students who will be participating in 2017 International Student Energy Summit to be held in Merida, Mexico.

 

Roberto Ellis, master of science student and technical assistant in the Caribbean Sustainable Energy and Innovation Institute (CSEII), University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) and Tevin Butler (UTech), final-year bachelor of engineering - electrical engineering student have been selected as delegates to attend the 2017 International Student Energy Summit to be held in Merida, Mexico, June 13 to 16.

 

Sustainable Resource Management

 

The summit is a global forum that focuses on sustainable resource management and the role that students will play in defining the future of energy development. Ellis and Butler entered the EKLA Energy Contest organised and supported by the Regional Program Energy Security and Climate Change in Latin America of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and won full bursaries to attend the summit.

The summit will feature interactive discussions on the future of energy through the sustainable development goals; markets and finance of the energy transition; and the evolving environment of energy law and policy.