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William Kamkwamba, inventor, engineer, and subject of 2019 Hollywood movie ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’, joins a stellar group of entrepreneurs and global business leaders to discuss ‘empowerment and energy access’ at the Youth Energy Summit (YES!)

YES! will launch a series of focus groups in Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt

“Our vision is to empower 100,000 more ‘Williams’ by aef2029 to close the gap between population growth and energy access.  The initiatives are there, the need is there, the entrepreneurs are everywhere and YES! is here to identify them and provide them the tools to succeed…” Harry Gibson, EnergyNet (www.EnergyNet.co.uk).…

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    • African Energy Forum 2022 oversubscribed – agenda officially closes two weeks early, as over 30 Ministerial delegations join the 24th annual Africa Energy Forum in Brussels this month
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African Energy Forum 2022 oversubscribed – agenda officially closes two weeks early, as over 30 Ministerial delegations join the 24th annual Africa Energy Forum in Brussels this month

aef takes place in a few weeks on 21-24 June, at Tour & Taxis in Brussels

As Ministerial delegations from South Africa, Egypt, Namibia, Burkina Faso and Kenya join the other 27 ministerial and 63 CEO led public sector, utility and regulatory delegations attending the Africa Energy Forum this month, we inform you that we have taken the unusual decision to close the agenda two weeks…

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    • IPP Office confirms special session at the 24th annual Africa Energy Forum in Brussels, as South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) and IPP Office announces BW6 adding 2,600 MWs of new capacity to the energy mix
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IPP Office confirms special session at the 24th annual Africa Energy Forum in Brussels, as South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) and IPP Office announces BW6 adding 2,600 MWs of new capacity to the energy mix

BW6 follows on from the announcement of preferred bidders under the REIPPPP BW5 which are currently in the process of preparing for financial close later this year

As the world talks about the energy transition, South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), through its IPP Office has recently announced the REIPPPP BW6 Request for Proposals (RFP). This bid round will add 2,600 MWs of new capacity to the energy mix, the second to be released…

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Africa’s Energy Community is at War

The framework in which the private sector operates needs to evolve

As the world debates climate change and whether we should be utilizing/monetizing gas and other natural resources, we must not lose sight that by 2050 nearly quarter of the world’s population (two and half billion people) will be living on the continent of Africa. In particular, the population of sub-Saharan…

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Energy Summit in Senegal to bring together key investors and African power utilities to enhance the energy mix in West Africa

The 4th annual Regional Energy Summit: West Africa (RES: West) will arrive for the first time in Dakar, Senegal from 2-3 December 2019.

In partnership with the Association of Power Utilities of Africa (APUA), RES: West will bring together over 300 investors, project leaders and utilities stakeholders to present the latest developments on achieving universal power access within West Africa. “As we continuously strive to promote development and integration of African power systems…

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Africa Energy Forum team wins “Organiser of the Year” for Mauritius anniversary edition

The award recognised the outstanding commitment from the team in taking aef to Mauritius in celebration of the event’s 20th anniversary

On Friday 14th June EnergyNet (www.EnergyNet.com) received the ‘Organiser of the Year’ award from the event industry’s leading association the Association of Event Organisers (AEO), for the Africa Energy Forum (aef) (www.Africa-Energy-Forum.com) 2018 in Mauritius. The award recognised the outstanding commitment from the team in taking aef to Mauritius in…

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Government of Ethiopia to launch the 2nd National Electrification Program during East Africa conferences this March

In the NEP 2.0, the government provides an update on the progress achieved over the past year and provides a detailed framework for the integration of off-grid technologies

The co-located ‘Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid’ (www.AEF-Offgrid.com) and ‘Regional Energy Co-operation Summit’ (www.East-Africa-Summit.com) meetings taking place in Addis Ababa from 27 – 29th March welcome the launch of the updated version of Ethiopia’s National Electrification Program (NEP 2.0), presented by the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.…

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Global energy meeting “Africa Energy Forum” announces major rebranding in 21st year

The rebrand marks the beginning of a new chapter for the meeting as it enters its 21st year

Annual meeting for decision-makers in Africa’s energy community launches new brand identity to better represent core values of innovation, integrity and stakeholder collaboration. The Africa Energy Forum (www.Africa-Energy-Forum.com) attracts 2000 attendees annually to discuss the financing and development of energy projects across Africa. The rebrand marks the beginning of a…

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Cape Town meeting to discuss next steps and opportunities for South Africa’s Black Industrialists Programme

This meeting takes place alongside the International Gas Cooperation Summit and the Southern Africa Renewable Energy Summit at the Westin Cape Town Hotel

The second Black Industrialists Energy Summit (www.BIES-SA.com) will be hosted in Cape Town from 11-12 December as part of ‘EnergyWeek South Africa.’  This meeting takes place alongside the International Gas Cooperation Summit (www.IGCS-SA.com) and the Southern Africa Renewable Energy Summit (www.SARES-SA.com) at the Westin Cape Town Hotel. Localisation policies have…

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EnergyWeek Morocco to welcome 400 energy decision-makers to Marrakech this November to discuss power projects in North & West Africa

The event is a platform for decision-makers in the energy sector to discuss the progress of regional power projects in North & West Africa

EnergyWeek Morocco will take place from 14-15th November in Marrakech. The event is a platform for decision-makers in the energy sector to discuss the progress of regional power projects in North & West Africa Two separate investment meetings will be hosted within this week - the 3rd annual Africa Renewable…