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EnergyNet is pleased to announce that the annual Africa Renewable Energy Forum (ARF) will return to Marrakech from 30th November-1st December 2017. Following the first Africa Renewable Energy Forum in November 2016, this meeting will once again bring together the public and private sector to drive forward the development of renewable energy projects across the continent. 
 
 
 
At last year’s Forum we addressed the opportunity for Africa on the global renewable energy development stage and discussed climate resilience strategies for sustainable energy development to meet the climate change requirements in the context of COP22. This year we will explore practical solutions on clean project financing, climate-smart solutions and innovative community-owned projects.
 

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T:  +44 (0) 20 7384 8018
 
 
 

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Speakers

If you would like to participate as a speaker at the forum, please contact: arf@energynet.co.uk  for further information. 

 

 

 

 

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Agenda

Agenda Topics include:

  • Announcement of Renewable Energy Projects Across the Continent
  • Opportunities for Investments in Renewable Energy Projects in Africa 
  • Technology Innovation and Energy Efficiency

Share your comments and suggestions on the agenda, email:arf@energynet.co.uk or call on +44 (0) 207384 8018. 

 

Location

The AFRICA RENEWABLE ENERGY FORUM 2017
 

Please keep checking our website for updates on the location of the venue. In the meantime if you have any enquires, please email us at: arf@energynet.co.uk 

or call on +44(0)20 7384 7901. 

Why Attend

WHY THE AFRICA RENEWABLE ENERGY FORUM?

 

Africa Renewable Energy Forum in numbers 2016

 

 

The Africa Renewable Energy Forum was held as the official labeled side event to COP22.  

Why attend the Forum this year?

This year forum will be a place where it will showcase projects in the pipeline from African governments, as well as project developers.  In a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), renewables are expected to cover more than 60% of the increase in world electricity generation over the medium term. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), released a report in October 2015 called "Africa 2030". This report highlighted some of the incredible growth the continent will see in the coming decade and a half.  It stated renewable energy can more than quadruple by 2030 to 22%, compared to today's level of about 6%.  

 

For further information on speaking opportunities, please contact: Valeria@energynet.co.uk 

T: +44 20 7384 8018

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Sponsors

Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)

Strategic partner 

The Development Bank of Southern Africa is one of the leading development financial institutions on the continent. We offer an integrated value chain which includes e.g. project consulting, project preparation, deal syndication, finance, implementation and maintenance solutions for socio-economic infrastructure developments in (South) Africa. Our areas of focus include Education, Energy, Health, Housing, ICT, Transport and Water.

For more information visit: www.dbsa.org

 

 

ENGIE

Strategic partner 

ENGIE develops its businesses (power, natural gas, energy services) around a model based on responsible growth to take on the major challenges of energy’s transition to a low-carbon economy: access to sustainable energy, climate-change mitigation and adaptation and the rational use of resources.

The Group provides individuals, cities and businesses with highly efficient and innovative solutions largely based on its expertise in four key sectors: renewable energy, energy efficiency, liquefied natural gas and digital technology.

ENGIE employs 153,090 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €66.6 billion in 2016. The Group is listed on the Paris and Brussels stock exchanges (ENGI) and is represented in the main international indices: CAC 40, BEL 20, DJ Euro Stoxx 50, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI Europe, DJSI World, DJSI Europe and Euronext Vigeo (Eurozone 120, Europe 120 and France 20).

ENGIE Africa manages and develops ENGIE’s activities in electricity, gas and services all across Africa.

Our offices in Africa are in Casablanca (Morocco), Johannesburg (South Africa), Abidjan (Ivory Coast) and Nairobi (Kenya).

www.engie-africa.com

 

 

Fieldstone

Strategic Partner 

Fieldstone Africa is the leading independent investment bank and financial services provider in energy and infrastructure in Africa. In the 20 years since Fieldstone established an investment banking practice in Africa, the firm has taken part in over US$12-billion worth of transactions across the continent. 

Fieldstone Africa draws on the global resources and heritage of Fieldstone in providing services to its clients, who range from private developers and large corporations to governments and multilateral institutions. For all these clients we offer objective advice tailored to help them achieve optimal financial and strategic results based on their specific needs. Reputation and expertise are our biggest assets. 

Fieldstone Africa is intent on meeting the evolving needs of existing and new clients throughout the continent. Driven by the dynamic African market, we have extended our product range beyond the traditional core of financial structuring/project finance, mergers and acquisitions. 

Fieldstone Africa's leading position in energy and infrastructure has been enhanced by new subsidiaries which offer resources to support project development, and an asset management platform. Our recently added focus on export credit advisory allows us to source low-cost debt for large capital projects across all sectors. Fieldstone Africa is, by means of its heritage and global reach, positioned to connect Africa with the world’s capital markets. In every element of its service, Fieldstone Africa provides local insight coupled with product and performance of the highest international standard.

www.fieldstoneafrica.com

Wartsila

Strategic partner 

Wärtsilä Energy Solutions is a leading global supplier of ultra-flexible power plants of up to 600 MW operating on various gaseous and liquid fuels. Our portfolio includes unique solutions for baseload, peaking, reserve and load-following power generation, as well as for balancing intermittent renewable energy. Wärtsilä Energy Solutions also provides utility-scale solar PV power plants, as well as LNG terminals and distribution systems. As of 2016, Wärtsilä has 60 GW of installed power plant capacity in 176 countries around the world.

www.smartpowergeneration.com
www.wartsila.com/energy/solutions/solar

WHY YOU NEED TO BE INVOLVED

  • Become a contributor to sustainable global development
  • Deliver positive impact and be part of the global movement for change
  • Display your life changing solutions
  • Expand your network of top-level private and public executives
  • Be at the epicentre of global renewable energy development

Should your oganisation wish to demonstrate their thought leadership and expertise in the market, host a bespoke function or provide a branded gift to delegates at this year's meeting sponsorship package are available and can be tailored to suit your requirements. 

To discuss opportunities in line with your marketing and business development aims for the region please contact: 

Email us at: arf@energynet.co.uk for further information. 

 

Partners

Middle East Solar Industry

Association Partner 

MESIA is the largest solar trade association in the Middle East and North Africa region . Established in 2009, the association represents over 120 international and local organizations including investors, installers, manufacturers, law firms, consultancies, policymakers and banks. MESIA is headquartered in Dubai, UAE and carries out solar-related activities and programs across the MENA region. Its regional coverage stretches from Egypt to Saudi Arabia, with over 7,600 subscribers. Over the past 5 years, MESIA has organized over 50 industry events focused on strengthening the footprint of solar energy in our region. Along the way, MESIA has won several prestigious awards and been recognized by leading government authorities across the MENA region. MESIA also publishes industry-leading reports which have been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and the FT. Among its most coveted events are the annual Middle East Solar Awards and the Middle East Solar Pioneers program. To learn more about MESIA visit www.mesia.com.

The Egyptian Private Equity Association (EPEA)

Association Partner
 
The Egyptian Private Equity Association (EPEA) is a non-profit seeking association committed to supporting and developing the Private Equity and Venture Capital industry in Egypt and the surrounding region(s). The Association aims to foster private investment in Egypt, as well as to boost communication and knowledge sharing among the region’s private equity and venture capital networks. EPEA seeks to serve as the hub for private equity and venture capital professionals, organizations and stakeholders in Egypt, and be their gateway to the international community and counterparts.  On the local level, EPEA aims to serve the current needs of the local industry in the areas of capacity building, networking and policy advocacy, as well as raise awareness among industry stakeholders about the role of Private equity and venture capital in financing investments and thus enhancing economic growth. On the regional and international levels, EPEA is looking forward to contribute to the growth and development of the industry, through assessing potential opportunities and partnering with similar associations. 
 
EPEA was founded by a distinguished group of PE & VC industry professionals and reputable institutions, with the aim of creating a unified body to represent the industry and be in charge of its development on the macro level, as well as establishing a local and regional hub to set industry standards in light of international best practices. EPEA members work in task forces / committees in several areas, such as: membership, legal affairs, international relations & alliances, training and awareness, and corporate finance. All committees work together in complete synergy to accomplish the association`s objectives. 
 
 
Emerging Market Investors Association (EMIA)

Association Partner

The Emerging Market Investor's Association (EMIA) is the world’s first and only not-for-profit Emerging Market organization, dedicated to advancing the industry as a whole and representing the combined interests of investors and investment professionals across asset classes.  www.emia.org

 

African Review

Media Partner 

Published since 1966, African Review of Business and Technology is the most successful Pan-African business publication. It has the largest audited circulation of a business magazine in the area and carries over 80% of the international advertising in the market. Its readership includes senior executives both in government and in business. It contains more business-related editorial, more advertising pages and has a higher circulation than any other publication of its kind. 
 
Each issue's highly respected editorial contains special sections on a wide variety of topics including power, water, information technology, transport, manufacturing, construction, mining, oil and gas. Editorial covers all aspects relevant to Africa's key decision makers. For the latest industry news and for more information on African Review of Business and Technology visit www.africanreview.com

 

Middle East Business News

Media Partner 

Middle East Business News and Magazine is part of Ougarit Group for Marketing. Middle East Business provides quality information about business dynamics and pertinent economic and socio-economic issues, highlights investment prospects, analyses business trends and connects private sector players within the Middle East region, and between this important region and other countries around the globe.  The magazine also sheds light on gender issues related to business as well as on creative approaches by policy-makers to resolve business related dilemmas. Middle East Business is an important economic media communication vehicle for promoting private sector-led growth in the Middle East region.

Middle East Business is powered by a mobile application, website and through social media. We solidified all of this with an audiovisual channel on You Tube. We are strengthened by a network of correspondents across many countries.

http://middleeast-business.com

www.facebook.com/MiddleEastBusinessNews

Egypt Energy Monitor

Media Partner 

The Egypt Energy Monitor is the sector’s leading source of business information. It features a project tracker with 130+ power plant profiles, 50+ oil and gas projects, plus data and tenders, while our news service provides subscribers with daily and weekly briefs covering the market, produced by our team in Cairo. We focus on local-level information sourced through on-the-ground monitoring and research, with subscribers including power developers, contractors, banks, law firms, suppliers and other businesses operating in the market. 

 
ESI Africa

Media Partner 

ESI Africa is the global leader in disseminating African utility and power market news to more than 50 countries and growing. We provide over 50,000 professionals with renowned high quality and insightful editorial, equipping them with essential information to drive their own businesses.
 
By choosing ESI Africa as your medium for lead generation or market consolidation, you have the best route to market through our prized data. No one can equal the data that we have gathered over years of hard work and we provide six unique routes for you to access that data.
 
For advertising queries please contact Tarryn Bester on +27 21 700 3591.
 

 

Construction Review

Media Partner 

Construction Review, www.constructionreviewonline.com, is a leading African monthly construction journal for the construction industry.

For over 20-years the magazine has enjoyed the readership of architects, engineers, quantity surveyors, project managers, interior designers, developers, building specialists, contractors, landscape architects and contractors, real estate agents and investors, property managers, suppliers to the construction industry, government departments and ministries: local authorities, land surveyors, financial institutions, telecommunication companies etc.  The print edition is distributed in over ten Africa countries with the digital version sent monthly to over 200000 readers in our database.

Energy Business Review

MEDIA PARTNER

EBR (Energy Business Review) is a well established online knowledge portal for the entire energy community, covering Oil & Gas, Power and Mining. It has an audience of over one million hits a year in addition to more than 150,000 registered, opt-in subscribers across the group. Each industry sector has its own landing page with homepages and network sites drilling down into the relevant subsectors, providing you with the latest industry news, whitepapers, feature articles, suppliers directory, newsletters, and more. For the latest industry news and technical papers or to sign up to our free newsletter visit: http://bit.ly/2ryUO87

Africa Capital Digest

Media Partner 

Africa Capital Digest is the leading source of original and curated industry news, comment and opinion for global private capital investors and their advisors who are sourcing, evaluating and executing private equity, infrastructure and venture capital transactions in Africa. Whether you are looking for ideas for new deals, leads for people and companies to be potential partners, expert market perspective from leading investors and market practitioners or just need to keep abreast of the most important private capital trends and developments on the continent, Africa Capital Digest provides you with the most focused, in-depth original and curated content to help you monitor and assess the private capital investment opportunities Africa offers.
 
To find out more:
 
Allan Cunningham
Twitter: @afcdigest

 

Alternative Energy Africa

Media Partner 

Alternative Energy Africa is the continent’s first magazine dedicated to literally filling the energy information gap in Africa.
 
Alternative Energy Africa provides its readers updates on private sector projects, government initiatives, business and investment news, and strategies for a thriving alternative/renewable energy market on the African continent, all of this in addition to global project news and groundbreaking technology coverage. And to complement the magazine, www.AE-Africa.com offers the latest updates between issues making the AEA online and print duo “the premiere source” of alternative and renewable energy news covering the African continent.
 
Visit www.ae-africa.com for more details.
Africa.com

Africa.com is the leading Africa-related multi-media digital company serving Africa.  Through unique storytelling and creative news delivery, Africa.com produces engaging content focused on Africa. By leveraging its innovative resources, Africa.com is reaching Africa like no other company.
 
 

If you would like to be a media partner for the upcoming forum, please drop Monique an email

Monique Bonnick 

Marketing Executive 

E: monique.bonnick@energynet.co.uk

T: +44 (0) 207 384 7901

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