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African Energy Events

4th Power & Energy Africa 2015
Date: 27th-29th April 2015
Venue: Kenyatta International Conference Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.
Phone: +971 50 6285684

The fourth edition of Power & Energy Africa is an imposing demonstration of its importance for the successful development of power and energy sector in Kenya. The expectations with the first show were not only fulfilled, but clearly surpassed. Trade visitors from all over East & Central African countries 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, major emphasis is being laid upon attracting traders and importers from neighbouring countries.

African Utility Week
Date: 12th – 14th May 2015
Venue: Cape Town, South Africa
Phone: +27 21 700 3500

The 15th annual African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa is the only global meeting place, conference and trade exhibition for African power and water utility professionals and offers a unique networking opportunity for engineers, stakeholders and solution providers alike.

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.

Second Meeting of the UN Environment Assembly
Date: 23rd – 27th May 2016
Venue: UNEP Headquarters, UN Offices in Nairobi (UNON), Gigiri
Contact: Jiri Hlavacek
Phone: (254-20) 7621234

The UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) will convene for the second time in 2016. The UNEA of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) represents the highest level of governance of international environmental affairs in the UN system. The Rio+20 conference agreed in June 2012 to strengthen and upgrade UNEP through measures including universal membership of its Governing Council and ensuring the active participation of all relevant stakeholders. In March 2013, the 67th session of the UN General Assembly changed the designation of the Governing Council of UNEP to become UNEA, reflecting the intention to elevate its status.

Global Energy Events

DistribuGen Conference & Trade Show for Cogeneration/CHP 2015
Date: April 7 - 9, 2015
Venue: Houston, Texas
Tel: (202) 667-5600

In its fifth year, this is the nation’s only conference and trade show dedicated to CHP and WHP. The event brings business and energy leaders together with industry experts, project developers, equipment suppliers, service providers and end-users to examine new technologies, market opportunities and installation case studies of CHP and WHP. This important energy event takes place when industrial competitiveness, energy security and reliability, corporate sustainability goals, recent federal initiatives and state policy changes have spurred great interest in combined heat and power and waste heat to power technologies. Energy consulting experts at ICF International, recently stated that “the technical potential for additional CHP installations at existing industrial, commercial, and institutional facilities is large” and wnet on to state “there is approximately 130 GW of technical potential for CHP systems serving existing onsite electric loads at facilities conducive to CHP.

2015 Global Energy Efficiency Forum
Date: 12th—13th May 2015
Venue: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C.

In 2007, hundreds of international leaders and delegates came together for what has become the most influential gathering of energy efficiency professionals in the world: the Energy Efficiency Global Forum (EE Global). Over the last seven years, EE Global has travelled the world and earned an international following of experts and leaders responsible for driving the future of energy efficiency. In 2015, this exclusive forum is poised to bring its proven brand of high-level networking, partnership building, and action inspiring energy efficiency discourse to Capitol Hill and beyond.

4th International Renewable Energy and Environment Conference IREEC-2015
Date: 4 - 6 June 2015
Venue: Prague, Czech Republic Hilton Prague Old Town
Tel: +60189348746

The aim objective of IREEC 2015 is to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in Chemical and Environmental Engineering. This conference provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish business or research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration.

Date: 14th- 19th June, 2015

The mission of the PVSC is to provide an interactive forum for researchers, students, scientists, engineers, technology and business leaders from industry, academia, government in an environment conducive to strengthening collaborations and sharing knowledge across the field of photovoltaics. The PVSC scope is from PV discovery to deployment; the vision is to educate and grow our community to hasten the widespread availability of solar electricity to the benefit of all.

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.