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African Energy Events

Power & Electricity World Africa 2017
March 28-29, 2017
Venue: Johannesburg, South Africa Tel: +27 11 516 4017

The year 1997 will always be memorable – it’s when we hosted the first annual Power and Electricity World Africa conference. Terrapinn (the organisers of the show) wanted to play a central role in influencing the growth of the energy sector. This first event acted as the building block for channelling attention and investment as well as a guide to honing in on what is relevant and critical for all in the African energy sector. This is Africa’s longest running and largest power and energy show - an exhibition with 6000 attendees and a mecca of solution providers spanning 3 halls and thousands of square meters. - See more at:

Clean Energy Summit Africa
Date: April 4-5, 2017
Venue: Accra, Ghana

Clean Energy Summit Africa is designed for project owners large and small to meet and win new business. Incorporating the 3rd annual Solar & Off-Grid Renewables West Africa conference, the event will put solar at its core with breakouts sessions designed for pico to utility scale projects. We will also bring major financiers and investors, innovative micro-grid operators and large energy users to see how Africa’s power landscape is maturing. Government representatives are also invited to contribute to the debate by outlining policy to support universal access to power.

Africa Renewable Energy Leaders' Summit
Date: 4th – 5th April 2017
Venue: Intercontinental Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +971 4 448 0355

On the 4th & 5th November 2016 the Africa Renewable Energy Leaders' Summit (ARELS), will bring together some of the most influential minds in the renewable energy industry. It will be a two days of thought-provoking environment for group dialogues, impactful break-out sessions, government keynote sessions, and much more. Don't miss the chance to be among leaders and get exclusive industry insights. The conference will give investors access into the Renewable Energy market in East Africa where policy makers will discuss the future of Renewables in East Africa and how investor can enter this hot market.

Date: 11th – 13th April 2017
Venue: KICC Nairobi, Kenya

The sixth edition of Power & Energy Africa is an imposing demonstration of its importance to the successful development of the power and energy sector in Kenya. The expectations with the first show were not only fulfilled, but clearly surpassed. Exhibiting at the largest power event in the industry will allow you to showcase your products and services to the industry's largest gathering of qualified decision-makers. Trade visitors from all over East & Central Africa are being invited directly and in collaboration with several regional trade bodies in Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda, Somalia, Mozambique & Congo. Though Kenya by itself is one of the biggest markets in Africa.

Energy Revolution Africa 2017
Date: 16th – 18th May 2017
Venue: CTICC Cape Town, South Africa

New for 2017, Energy Revolution Africa explores the transitioning energy landscape in Africa, where green innovations and disruptive technologies allow for the quick rollout of integrated microgrid energy solutions. With a focus on sub-10MW project, Energy Revolution Africa will provide a unique platform for solution providers to meet with the new energy purchasers – Metros and Municipalities, IPPs, rural electrification project developers and large power users, including mines, commercial property developers and industrial manufacturers.

7th Zambia International Mining & Energy Conference & Exhibition (ZIMEC 2017)
Date: 22nd – 23rd June 2017
Venue: Lusaka, Zambia

or 6 years, ZIMEC has played a pivotal role in shaping a sustainable growth path for the development of Zambia’s mining and energy sectors. Around 70% of Zambia’s earnings currently depend on copper mining while over 90% of electricity is generated via hydro. Zambia’s economic sustainability in these challenges times, lies in diversifying from copper and hydropower, and attracting the necessary investments to strengthen the mining sector and increase electricity capacity through alternative renewable power sources. With this in mind, the 7th Annual Zambia International Mining and Energy conference and exhibition (ZIMEC 2017) under the theme of Mining and Energy Development in Zambia – Increasing Economic Activities, will take place from 22 – 23 June 2017. The event will once again bring together government, industry players, and other stakeholders to connect, share idea and continue strengthening the country’s economy. We look forward to welcoming you to Lusaka!

The Southern African Association for Energy Efficiency (SAEE)
Date:25th-30th June, 2017
Venue: GIMPA Executive Conference Accra, Ghana

IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) offer this premier international forum on advances in the development and deployment of technologies and business models that are realizing Africa’s energy future. PES provides the world’s largest forum for sharing the latest in technological developments in the electric power industry, among other things. This year’s conference will emphasize the emerging opportunities to leverage ICT to build solutions for both on-grid and off-grid systems across the continent that are economical, environmentally, and socially sustainable. The role of current and future regulations, investment frameworks and policies will also be addressed.

Global Energy Events

2nd Annual Renewable Energy Project Finance Conference 2017
Date: 23-24 February 2017
Venue: London, UK

The 2nd Annual Renewable Energy Project Finance Conference 2017 will bring together leading professionals from the industry, senior financiers, investors from across Europe to discuss the European project financing trends. The main topics will be focused on Financing Storage, Debt Financing, the European Union’s targets and policies, Energy Efficiency and Risk Management in renewable energy projects. The conference also offers a specific networking opportunity – meeting senior representatives from both the energy and financial sectors who are focusing on renewables and technologies. Leading financial and legal experts in renewable energy project finance and development will provide you with tools and analytic techniques to make your business goals come true.

Powering Africa Summit
Date: 8th-10th March, 2017
Venue: Washington, D.C., USA
Tel: +44 (0)20 7384 8068

Powering Africa: Summit is an investment conference to showcase power, trade and infrastructure opportunities across the African continent, engaging principle decision makers from the American and African public and private sectors to explore how project bankability can be increased. Obama’s Power Africa initiative helped map the way for project investment, giving a platform to global investment funds and the role they can play in driving forward the development of Africa’s power sector. The Summit aims to connect governments, investors and power developers from the USA and Africa to stimulate partnerships and drive forward project development.

4th International Conference on Energy Systems and Technologies - ICEST 2017
Date: 13-15 March 2017
Venue: Cairo, Egypt

ICEST 2017 is the 4th in a series of bienial conferences on energy issues. With increasing world demand, energy issues became matter of importance for energy sustainability. Started in 2011, ICEST provides a forum for academia, technical experts and industry professionals to discuss, exchange ideas and experience, and present their achviementsa in a broad range of disciplines on the technology, policy and economic frame work of energy systems and technologies.

Gastech Japan 2017
Date: 04-07 April 2017
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3 772 6091, +81 (3) 6890 0783 or +65 6422 1475

Gastech is the world’s leading exhibition, conference and networking event, bringing together thousands of technical innovators and commercial experts to deliver global success stories. The event represents and addresses the current commercial and technical challenges spanning the entire natural gas & LNG supply chain.

Offshore Wind Energy 2017
Date: 6 - 8 June 2017
Venue: ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL, United Kingdom

As the largest market globally for offshore wind today (5,098 MW) and with the largest pipeline of consented projects (around 13.4 GW), the UK is the ideal place to host the next premier event for the offshore wind industry. In 2017, EWEA and RenewableUK will join forces to bring you the greatest conference and exhibition Europe has ever known in the history of all offshore wind energy events.

25th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition (EUBCE 2017)
Date: 12 - 15 June 2017
Venue: Stockholm, Sweden

The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE) is a world class annual event which, since 1980, is held at different venues throughout Europe. The EUBCE covers the entire value chain of biomass to conduct business, network, and to present and discuss the latest developments and innovations, the vision is to educate the biomass community and to accelerate growth. The EUBCE will host a dynamic international Exhibition for companies and research labs to showcase their latest products and bringing scientists, technologists and key players together with leading Biomass industries and organizations.

Suriname International Mining, Energy & Petroleum Conference & Exhibition
Date: 1 – 3 November 2017
Venue: Paramaribo, Suriname

The event is organised by the Ministry of Natural Resources, Suriname and AME Trade Ltd and will take place at the Chamber of Commerce of Paramaribo, Suriname. SURIMEP will feature three days of conference sessions, pre-event training, post event touristic and industry tours, as well as a packed social program.