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Our upcoming events in 2017/18

The 19th Annual Africa Energy Forum

Mauritius, 19-22 June 2018

The Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is the global investment meeting for Africa’s power, energy, infrastructure and industrial sectors. Nineteen years in the running, AEF brings together senior-level representatives from governments, utilities, regulators, power developers, financial institutions, technology providers, consultants, law firms and large energy consumers to form partnerships, identify opportunities and collectively move the industry forward. 
 
We're delighted to announce that the 20th anniversary of the Africa Energy Forum will take place in Africa for the first time. AEF 2018 will be hosted on the beautiful island of Mauritius from 19-22 June- the only country on the continent to boast 100% energy access.
      
 
 
 
Cartagena, 28- 29 September 2017
 
The Pacific Alliance Energy Forum will focus on the energy sectors of some of the most exciting and anticipated new energy markets in the world – the Pacific Alliance (Peru, Chile, Colombia and Mexico). As these growing economies open up for international investment following exciting political and economic developments, each are starting a new exciting era in their energy markets that the industry’s big players can’t ignore. Discover the trends and opportunities in the power sectors of these exciting emerging markets, and partner with the decision-makers crucial to your business ventures. 
 
 
 
 
Abuja, 4-6 October 2017
 
The 6th annual Powering Africa: Nigeria meeting will take place in Abuja will take place from 20-22 September in Abuja. This is a premium private sector-led and finance focused summit on investment strategies, bringing together Nigeria’s electricity supply industry, local finance institutions, IPP and NIPP investors, power developers and international financiers to release capital in Nigeria’s transforming power sector. EnergyNet will welcome 250 decision-makers including DFIs, banks, developers and EPCs to discuss what is needed to fully support and enable the transformation of Ghana’s electricity sector in the medium to long term. 
 
 
 
 
Durban, 9-11 October 2017
 
The International Gas Cooperation Summit (IGCS) will take place from 3-6 October 2017. As a follow on from the hugely successful South Africa: Gas Options meeting, which followed the journey of the South African government’s launch of their Gas IPP Programme, IGCS will focus on South Africa’s potential for gas procurement, distribution and utilisation nationally, regionally and globally, while integrating the GAS IPP programme with South Africa’s broader economic strategy for energy. 
 
 
 
 
Panama City, 16- 17 November 2017
 
The Latin America & Caribbean Gas Options (LACGO) gathers some of the most exciting Latin American and Caribbean gas markets to address the future of gas for power in the region. The meeting addresses the appetite and demand for gas for power, governments’ strategies and infrastructure requirements to enable the sector.
 
 
 
 
Marrakech, 29 -30 November 2017
 
The Gas Options: North & West Africa meeting will take place from 29-30 November in Morocco, bringing together international, regional and national stakeholders investing into the gas supply chain sector, gas to power programmes and broader gas economies of North and West Africa.
 
This meeting is intended solely for the furthering of deals, connecting players from very specific target markets with public and state owned entities empowered to deliver programmes and projects in their respective countries (Nigeria, Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire, Mauritania, Senegal and Morocco).
 
 
 
 
Marrakech, 30 November- 1 December 2017
 
The 2nd annual Africa Renewable Energy Forum (AREF) will return to Marrakech from 30 November- 1 December. Following the first Africa Renewable Energy Forum in November2016, held as an officially endorsed side meeting of COP22, this meeting will once again focus specifically on renewable energy for African development to ensure the outcomes of COP are maintained and successfully delivered.
 
AREF will gather together African Energy Ministers and Government Representatives, leading investors, power developers, technology providers, financiers and multilateral agencies to deliver strategies for sustainable energy development that meet the climate change requirements. Throughout AREF, we will provide you with a platform to promote sustainable projects, technology development, capacity building and knowledge transfer as well as usable and actionable takeaways for clean energy project implementation.
 
 
 
 
Dar es Salaam, 23- 25 January 2018
 
The 2nd Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid meeting will come once again to Dar es Salaam from 23-25 January 2018 to focus on the topical issues concerning rolling out off-grid projects across Africa, present the current project opportunities and build on the outcomes of the first successful off grid Summit in December 2016. 
 
 
 
Dar es Salaam, 23- 25 January 2018

The East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit will take place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania between 23- 25 January 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro. The meeting will unite regional governments from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Zambia, leading utility and regulatory companies from the region as well as international financiers, donor organisations, power developers to focus on what is needed to unlock investment in energy and infrastructure for regional growth and development. Co-locating with the 2nd Off the Grid Summit, the meeting’s agenda will provide networking opportunities and open discussions exploring practical solutions geared at increasing investor appetite in East Africa.

 
 
 
 
Abidjan, 29- 31 January 2018
 
The Regional Energy Co-operation Summit is an annual investors’ meeting focused on energy, infrastructure and the financing of energy projects. In January of 2017, the Summit discussed the cross-border co-operation and regional integration, unlocking West Africa’s investments in energy and infrastructure to support industrialisation. Cross-border co-operation in West Africa is crucial to developing mechanisms that facilitate trade and power exchange among States.
 
The 2018 Summit will review outcomes from the last meeting, identifying next steps and gathering together West Africa’s energy decision-makers to drive forward regional partnerships and projects.
 
 
 
Our Projects and Initiatives
 
 
 
As Africa plays a stronger role in the global economy, EnergyNet remains committed to driving investment and promoting human capital development and job creation across Africa’s power and energy sectors.  It is on this premise that the EnergyNet Student Engagement Initiative (ESEI) was established. ESEI gives selected students the opportunity to learn from and network with renowned global energy companies and explore future employment prospects.
 
EnergyNet is committed to shining a light on the path to engagement, aspirations and success and will ensure that ESEI provides a platform for recognising and profiling exceptional African candidates and entrepreneurs.
 
 
 
 
The Off the Grid Club is a membership programme developed to provide a networking platform for off grid technology providers, financiers and regional leaders working in Africa’s off grid energy space. Membership is open to off grid technology providers and financial investors including: Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs), Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), Foundations and Government Development Finance Initiatives.
 
 

 
The Africa Energy Yearbook - the official publication of the Africa Energy Forum - features a collection of articles, industry insights and project updates about the future of Africa's economic, industrial and social development. A free copy is available for every delegate who attends the Forum. Advertising opportunities are available to elevate your profile at next year's AEF.