Skip to main content

Island of Hope



Panel: Tech Innovative Solutions For Climate Resilience And Adaptation

05 Dec 2023

This session will delve into the exciting world of sustainable energy solutions, with a particular focus on wind, solar, and wave power systems integrated into the blue economy. Our discussion will also explore the innovative concept of converting ships into floating power systems and connecting floating microgrids to islands and coastal communities. By harnessing the power of renewable energy sources and the mobility of marine vessels, we are paving the way for a more resilient and eco-friendly energy landscape. Join us as we navigate the waters of renewable energy and the blue economy to build a cleaner and more sustainable future for all.

  • How important is technology in climate resilience and adaptation?
  • What categories of renewable energy sources play a key role in climate resilience and adaptation for islands and coastal communities?
  • In what ways can sustainable energy solutions be integrated into the blue economy?
  • How can a more resilient and eco-friendly energy landscape be created for islands?
Dr Manta Devi Nowbuth, Associate Professor - University of Mauritius
Dr Catalina Spataru, Director - Islands and coastal research lab, university college london
Dr Eleni Zafeiratou, Business Development Manager - Interphoton Investment Group
Miss Xiaojing Lv(Lyu), Associate Professor - Shanghai Jiao Tong University