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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.
      
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
Abidjan, 24- 25 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.
 
 
 
 
Kampala, 6- 8 February 2018
 
The 2nd Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid meeting will come once again to Kampala from 6-8 February 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. 
 
 
 
Kampala, 6- 8 February 2018

The East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit will take place in Kampala, Uganda between 6-8 February 2018. The meeting will unite regional governments from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and  Ethiopia, 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.

 
 
 
Washington DC., 28 February - 2nd March 2018
 
The 4th Powering Africa: Summit (PAS) will take place from 28th February 2017 - 2nd March 2018 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Washington, D.C. 
 
The annual Powering Africa: Summit is a platform to showcase power, trade and infrastructure investment opportunities across the African continent, engaging decision makers from the American and African public and private sectors to explore how project bankability can be increased. 
 
In 2017 the Powering Africa: Summit welcomed 500 investors to Washington DC from across North America, Africa and Europe to present energy projects, discuss investment opportunities and build relationships within the international power community.
 
 
 
 
Washington DC., 1- 2nd March 2018
 
The first Latin America Energy Forum, held in March 2017, addressed trends and opportunities for power development in the national and regional power markets, focusing on countries’ policy and strategy to engage investors, regional energy cooperation, renewable and gas-to-power development, distributed generation, new energy technologies and financing solutions.
 
With the participation of Ministries of Energy, Regulators, Heads of Utilities, Buyers, Influencers, Technology Providers, Developers, Financiers and Donor Organisations as speakers and participants, the meeting was designed to hasten the pace of power development and anticipate the trends for the region’s energy future.
 
 
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.