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African Energy Events

Regional Energy Co-operation Summit
Date: 25th – 27th January 2017
Venue: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Tel: +44 (0)20 7384 8068

Energy, infrastructure and finance will form the cornerstones of the discussions. Cross-border cooperation in West Africa is crucial to develop mechanisms that facilitate trade and power exchange among States. Sessions will address cross-border co-operation and regional integration, unlocking West Africa’s investments in energy and infrastructure to support industrialisation. This meeting so far has the full support of the Ministry of Power of the Republic of Ghana, GRIDCo, Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), and the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) as well as the West African Power Pool (WAPP) and ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA).

2nd Mozambique Power Infrastructure & Renewable Energy Conference
Date: 8th – 9th February 2017
Venue: Polana Serena hotel Maputo, Mozambique

Following the success of its 1st edition (in February 2016) with the participation of 150+ local and international delegates, the 2nd edition of the Mozambique Power Infrastructure & Renewable Energy Conference will take place in Maputo on 8 and 9 February 2017. This will be the next of our successful series of African events, featuring the new business development opportunities, especially in the renewable energy and power infrastructure related sector. The Conference will be a major investor and project developer get together occasion for all concerned. It will bring under one roof senior representatives from the Government, International Finance Institutions, foreign and local investors, key players and new entrants keen to network and to get the latest updates on the huge potential of Mozambique in this field. The proposed two-day event will be addressed by several relevant Officials and other experts during 6 main sessions: Mozambique Renewable Plan Policy and Regulatory Framework in Action Mozambique Energy Supply and Demand Capitalizing on the Renewable Energy Mix Financing of Renewable Energy Innovative Technology and needed actions to build on Renewable Deployment

Algeria Infrastructure & Renewable Energy Investment Conference
Date: 1st March 2017
Venue: Algiers

Most of the relevant stakeholders have already confirmed their participation and will be joining in this one day networking and informative conference: government officials and agencies, International Finance Institutions, international and local developers, EPC contractors, independent power producers, engineering services, manufacturers, legal and advisory services, banking and private equity entities. This important event will indeed provide an overview on current and future renewable energy projects in Algeria, with solar photovoltaic, solar CSP and wind developments at center focus. Algeria has announced its plan to install up to 22 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity by 2030. The country aims to generate 27% of its energy needs from renewables by this time, mainly through the developments of solar and wind technologies. Biomass and geothermal energies will be further addressed as well. Not the least interesting, the proposed conference will present an updated outlook on the regulatory framework for the sector.

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.

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

World Future Energy Summit 2017
Date: 16-19 January 2017
Venue: Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
Tel: +971 50 452 8168

The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) is the world’s most influential event dedicated to advancing future energy, energy efficiency and clean technology. It’s where government leaders, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and thousands of visitors come together to experience the latest developments in future energy. For the world’s energy innovators and suppliers, it’s a must-attend opportunity to network, launch, discover and build valuable new partnerships. 2016 was a record-breaking year for WFES. New exhibitors, new countries, more highprofile delegates and speakers, and more proactive opportunities to turn prospects into clients. Now we’re already looking ahead to WFES 2017 - and you and your business can be a part of it.

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.