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Our upcoming events in 2017



The 19th Annual Africa Energy Forum

Copenhagen, 7- 9 June 2017

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. AEF has a loyal following of credible players working in the power space, and a track record of delivering a valuable networking experience. AEF 2016 attracted 2,100 participants from 80 countries, 32 of those being African.
The 19th Annual Africa Energy Forum (AEF) will take place from 7-9 June in Copenhagen, Denmark to capitalise on the investment potential of Scandinavian countries into Africa. As Denmark leads the way with its green energy initiatives and blending of public and private finance, Copenhagen is the perfect setting to host the Forum and welcome our international delegates. To be added to the mailing list for this meeting, please email
Abuja, 20- 22 September 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, 3 - 6 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. 
Cartagena, 28- 29 September 2017
The Growing Economies: Pacific Alliance Energy Forum is an investment meeting which 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. 

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 November 2017
The Morocco: Gas Options meeting will provide future stakeholders in Morocco’s procurement programme a platform to engage with the government and national utility annually in an open forum. The meeting will bring together all major developers, investors and developers, IOCs and DFIs
from across the world.
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. 
The 1st Summit saw lively and informative panel discussions where participants discovered how Africa can and must create an enabling environment for the off-grid sector to truly take off. Supported by the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS); the British High Commission in Tanzania; USAID Tanzania and the Department for International Development (DFID), the inaugural meeting attracted over 250 delegates including the Minister of Energy for Tanzania H.E. Hon January Makamba, facilitators, off-grid developers, pan-African rural electrification agencies, electricity regulators, eight donor organisations and finally international investors and private-sector companies including General Electric, Standard Bank, Aecom, Africa Grant Advisors, BBOXX and  Copperbelt Energy Corporation.
East Africa Energy & Infrastructure Summit
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 nance of projects. We will address cross-border co-operation and regional integration.

The Africa Energy Yearbook - the official publication of the Africa Energy Forum –returns for 2016 with more 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 in London.