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Rocky Mountain Institute: Planning Saint Lucia’s Energy Future — A HOMER Pro Case Study

Island MicrogridsPiton mountains in Saint Lucia stock photo October 2016

HOMER Case Study: Rocky Mountain Institute Saint Lucia, like other island nations in the Caribbean, experiences high and volatile energy prices¬†and has an economy extremely vulnerable to fluctuations in global oil prices. When combined with heavy reliance on fossil fuel imports, the situation presents a barrier to continued socio-economic development. Natural resources offer strong potential for local generation of renewable energy. As the cost of renewable energy technologies declines, the integration of renewable […]