Africa Power Connections 2017 expo and conference will gather renewable energy experts representing leading African and international energy companies, government representatives, OEMs, numerous service providers, investors, consultants and more. The event will cover the entire spectrum of African solar, wind, geothermal, hydropower and biomass energy potential and ambitions – from rural micro installations though large-scale development and financing.
The event will take place on 5/6 September 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya. Expo-only access is free of change. Full event access, including conference is subject to a fee.
over 100 exhibitors
With thousands of miles of waterways and enormous untapped potential, the African continent is poised for an explosion of hydropower growth. Navigating the challenges of development in this diverse environment can be well worth the large return, especially with small hydro.
A gradual process of development has started yielding results for African hydropower, with a swathe of international hydro and associated power export projects under way or planned. It seems that Africa is becoming a more attractive place to invest in infrastructure development.
It is well known that Africa has an abundance of renewable resources, but it remains in desperate need of development, with the vast majority of the population lacking access to reliable electricity supplies. Africa holds about 12% of the world’s hydropower potential, with a technically feasible output of about 1,800 TWh/year. Yet Africa produces only about 3% of the global hydropower and exploits less than 10% of its technical potential, the lowest proportion of any of the world’s regions.
- Excellent networking with the who’s who of the African and international renewable energy industry
- Technology update in the exhibition area
- Extensive finance advice on developing commercially bankable renewable energy projects with case studies
- Hear from and meet top renewable energy experts
The event is best suited for senior officers and executives with responsibilities in the financing aspects and decision-making processes related to renewable energy projects.