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CARBON WAR ROOM Smart Island Aruba 7 May 2013. The Carbon War Room Accelerates entrepreneurial solutions to achieve profitable, gigaton scale reductions.

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1 CARBON WAR ROOM Smart Island Aruba 7 May 2013

2 The Carbon War Room Accelerates entrepreneurial solutions to achieve profitable, gigaton scale reductions of carbon emissions 2

3 SMART ISLAND ECONOMIES Smart Island Aruba 3

4 Islands…A unique time The technologies are ready We know that they are profitable Island nations are ready Our Vision: Islands inspiring the rest of the world by using their own resources to become fossil fuel free 4

5 The Partnership 5

6 Smart Island Vision Smart Grid Electricity Generation Low emission transport solutions Using waste as a resource to generate energy Efficient use of water and electricity Creation of high quality employmen t for the local community Socially and Environment ally sustainable built atmosphere A healthy environment that promotes well-being Tourism sector that attracts a new category of visitors 6

7 Smart Growth Pathways World Class Team to identify potential pathways Integrated economy- wide approach making most efficient use of resources on the island Robust technical analysis increases choices for the communit y Tried and tested technology solutions Identify potential projects 7 Commercially viable Requires policy change to make Commercially viable Requires subsidy to make commercially viable Social or environmental improvement project that needs philanthropic input A C B D

8 Why Aruba? 8 Good infrastructure Good Credit Rating Attractive business climate Strong Green Vision and leadership Green/Smart Projects already identified Government owned utilities A high GDP and a highly educated workforce Low levies on green technology

9 THANK YOU Contact: Peter Boyd, COO Maya Doolub, Operation Lead Paul Arends, Aruba Project Manager 9


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