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African Energy Events

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.

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.

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

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.

Africa Energy Forum
Date: 12th – 14th May 2015
Venue: J.W Marriot Marquis, Dubai
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7384 8068

The Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is the only international Forum focussed on power generation for Africa with attendance restricted to stakeholders (investors, consultants, developers, ministries, utilities, regulators etc.) from the power sector. AEF comes to the UAE for the first time to capture the massive potential of Middle Eastern investment, and to learn from a region that has successfully built its gas based economy into a booming global empire. With massive demand for power in Africa and international investors keen to fund power projects, this is the most established African power event that African governments and private sector attend year on year. As a result AEF has become the place to do business and meet new and prospective clients. The 17th AEF and Power in Africa Awards will take place on 8-11 June 2015 at The J.W Marriot Marquis in Dubai and will welcome over 1400 industry stakeholders representing over $25bn of investment capital.

4th International Renewable Energy and Environment Conference IREEC-2015
Date: 4th-6th 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.

42ND IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference
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.

Africa Investment Exchange: Transport and Logistics 2015
Date: 9th - 10th July, 2015
Venue: London, UK
Tel: +44 1424 721 667

Transport and Logistics will update participants on key investment trends, while also focusing on ways to channel a growing range of private resources into infrastructure – from major construction schemes to innovative approaches to improving logistics and solving problems along the supply chain.