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African Energy Events

East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC)
Date: 27th-28th August 2015
Venue: KICC, Nairobi, Kenya.
Phone: +254 70 733 6718

IThe 16th annual East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC) is a world-class conference combined with a large showcase of technologies, solutions and services across the entire range of the East African power sector value chain, from generation and transmission to distribution. A market leading conference and exhibition, EAPIC is the first port of call for senior decision-makers from global utilities, governments, large power users, IPPs, consultants and regulators to source the latest solutions and to connect with new customers and suppliers. After many years of close collaboration with the East African power sector, EAPIC has come to establish itself as a premier business event and as the number one energy conference and exhibition for the East African region. Over 50 suppliers from across the world share their experiences, case studies and best practices. Participating in EAPIC enables you to establish crucial contacts within the East African power industry, necessary for addressing your power generation, T&D, finance, renewable resources and energy efficiency challenges. A topical and industry-relevant conference programme together with network functions double the engagement time between delegates and exhibitors.

Oil & Gas Expo Tanzania 2015
Date: 27th-28th August 2015
Venue: Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania.
Phone: +254 722 858 611 / 739 783 706

It is truly remarkable how East Africa and specifically Tanzania has in a short period of time become the main focus of attention as a source of new global gas supply. Large amounts of foreign investments have been invested in the Tanzanian Oil and Gas industry after its discovery. These investments have made East Africa the next lucrative market in the international scenario. Oil & Gas Africa - Int'l Trade Exhibition will be held from the 27th to the 29th of August 2015. This event will be the hub for key players in the Oil and Gas industry, attracting leading oil, gas and petroleum companies from around the world.

4th Power, Steel & Housing Exhibition and Conference
Date: 22nd – 24th September 2015
Venue: Abuja, Nigeria
Phone: +234-(0)703-489-5500

Delegates and Visitors from the Power, Steel and Housing sectors will be on ground to exhibit and showcase equipments and technologies on efficient Power generation, Solar Energy, Bio Energy, Windmill, Gas Lines Building, Modern Building Materials, Furniture, Electronics, as well as Steel finished products such as Automotive Parts, Pressure Tubes, Pipes, Farm Machineries and other Appliances.

South Africa International Renewable Energy Conference 2015 (SAIREC)
Date: 4th – 7th October 2015
Venue: South Africa
Contact: REN21 Secretariat

The Government of South Africa together with the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) and the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) are hosting the South Africa International Renewable Energy Conference (SAIREC), to gather ministers, decision-makers, civil society, academia and the private sector to discuss experiences and strategies for accelerating the global deployment of renewable energy. The event is aimed particularly at giving the African renewable energy industry opportunities to showcase its work and gain insights from other participants. This event will build upon previous "IREC" conferences held in Abu Dhabi (2013), Delhi (2010), Washington D.C (2008), Beijing (2005) and Bonn (2004).

Managing Power Sector Reform And Regulation In Africa
Date: 12th – 16th October 2015
Venue: Cape town, South Africa.
Phone: 021 406 1314

This five-day course is aimed at managers and professionals in government, regulatory authorities, utilities, civil society and the private sector working in the electricity sector. The course is offered by the Management Programme in Infrastructure Reform and Regulation (MIR) at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business. MIR is a leading centre of excellence and expertise in Africa and emerging economies. The course is run in association with the African Forum of Utility Regulators and the Regional Electricity Regulators Association of Southern Africa. Leaders, managers and professionals in infrastructure sectors around the world are facing new and complex challenges. State-owned, vertically integrated, monopoly industries are being restructured to improve performance, and private sector participation is frequently on the agenda. Renewable energy technologies are becoming increasingly competitive. New regulatory regimes are being put in place and reformed utilities need to deliver expanded and affordable services for the poor, while underpinning and supporting economic growth. This programme, focuses on Africa's needs, exposes participants to the frontiers of international experience, and to best practice in managing these changes and the new regulatory environment effectively. A number of case studies from Africa are presented. Participants will also be given a thorough grounding in the fundamentals and practice of economic regulation of utilities.

West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC), Nigeria
Date: 25th – 26th November 2015
Venue: Eko Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria
Contact: Event Manager +27 21 7003563
PO Box: 321

WAPIC brings together senior decision makers from utilities, governments, large power users, IPPs, consultants, contractors and regulators to source the latest solutions and technologies to meet the needs of their organisations. The 2 day conference will update you on the power sector reforms plus presentations and panel discussions addressing electricity power generation, transmission and distribution issues. Discover new opportunities in the sectors and get insight on planned cross-border co-operations. With a comprehensive display of 90 exhibitors, free to attend on-the-floor workshops and networking opportunities, the WAPIC exhibition is your number one opportunity in West Africa to gain valuable insight into new market developments, select suppliers and save months on due diligence.

Global Energy Events

Outage Management for Power Plants Conference and Expo
Date: 5th-7th August, 2015
Venue: Grand Hyatt, San Antonio, TX, United States
Tel: 1 312 757 6197

Building on this series’ success, the 14th Annual Outage Management for Power Plants (OMPP) Conference, held in San Antonio, TX, will provide power generation professionals with proven case studies on how to run outages cost-effectively and efficiently without sacrificing operational excellence. With the evolving and improving outage management techniques that have surfaced in the last year, heads of outage management, plant management, and overhauls from power plants will be addressing industry best practices and solutions for aging facilities to integrate new technologies to optimize costs and gain the most value.

Joint Parallel Event at EU PVSEC 2015 for Solar PV
Date: 6th August, 2015
Venue: Hamburg, Germany
Tel: +971 2 417 9000 /+49 228 391 79085

This joint parallel event at EU PVSEC 2015 is themed "The Future Is Here Today: But Where Will Future Cost Reductions Come From?" Experts from industry and research institutions will join IRENA in discussing recent cost reduction trends and identify where future cost reductions for solar PV will come from, with an emphasis on reducing balance of system costs, operations and maintenance costs and financing costs. The event will also see the first official presentation of the results of IRENA’s project “Solar PV Cost Reduction Opportunities in Africa."

GEA Geothermal Energy Expo 2015
Date: 20th-23rd September, 2015
Venue: Reno, Nevada-USA
Tel: (202)454.5263

Every year, the Geothermal Energy Expo® hosts the world's largest gathering of vendors providing support for geothermal resource exploration, characterization, development, production and management. It provides a unique opportunity for exhibitors to showcase their projects, equipment, services and state of the art technology to the geothermal community.

World Energy Engineering Congress
Date: 30th September — 2nd October, 2015
Venue: Orange County Convention Center Orlando, FL
Tel: (770) 271-7869

AEE is very pleased to bring the WORLD ENERGY ENGINEERING CONGRESS (WEEC) Orlando for 2015. Now in its 38th year, the WEEC is well-recognized as the most important energy event of national and international scope for end users and energy professionals in all areas of the energy field. WEEC's featured Opening Session speaker for 2015 will be Dr. Condoleezza Rice. Dr. Rice will focus her remarks on terrorism, energy, and economic security. She will also discuss challenges and opportunities we might face as a result of the ever changing geopolitical landscape.

Global African Investment Summit 2015
Date: 1st — 2nd December, 2015
Venue: London
Tel: +44 (0)203 772 6022

The Global African Investment Summit in London is a leading international platform, bringing high-level African government and investors to London to discuss investment opportunities into Africa. The event is run in partnership with 6 African Heads of State, 30 Ministers from across Africa, 650 Private Sector Investors, Development Banks, Pension Funds, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Multilateral Investment bodies and 135 Pan African Project owners, and looking to drive long-term international foreign direct investment into African Power, Agriculture, Financial Services, Capital Markets, Oil and Gas and Critical Infrastructure projects. The programme agenda will address ‘Transforming African Economies for Global Competitiveness’, covering the Natural Resources, Infrastructure and Power Sectors. New for 2015, sees the addition of dedicated sessions on Infrastructure, Real Estate and FMCG, a case study stream, and roundtable discussions addressing over 150 bankable projects.

Africa Energy Indaba
Date: 16th — 17th February, 2016
Venue: Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa
Tell: +27 11 463 9184
Cell: +27 71 844 2569

Africa is a continent with huge, as yet unrealised, potential. It is endowed with a diversity of natural resources, a generally hospitable climate and enough land for all its people. You, the person reading these words, hold the key to unlocking this awesome potential. Africa’s potential is constrained by a lack of infrastructure; particularly energy infrastructure. Energy is the driver for social and economic development enabling education, healthcare, economic and commercial enterprise and social wellbeing. Energy impacts on the life of every person and every person can impact on the availability of affordable and reliable energy for this continent. Africa needs your knowledge and skill whatever it is [financial, legal, educational, technical, social] to develop the energy sector and unleash the potential of our continent. Africa Energy Indaba provides the process for you to meet with others who share your dream of a thriving Africa; a continent where all its citizens prosper; a continent we are proud to call “home”. You are invited to step forward; to share your knowledge and expertise and to open your mind to receive the wisdom and experience of others. Become part of Africa Energy Indaba. Be one of the growing number of concerned citizens who come together to seek solutions for Africa’s energy future. Sign up to participate in this important process that is shaping the future of Africa.