The Africa Energy Conference is a strategic platform powered by the Business & Financial Times Limited (B&FT), which is aimed at bringing together energy experts, policy formulators & implementers, government officials, actors and stakeholders in the energy sector, local and international business leaders, investors, civil society organizations, academicians, development partners and industry players across the continent to exchange ideas, share experiences and expertise that would culminate into comprehensive energy sector policies and strategies to effectively govern and ensure coordinated investments and sustained growth of the sector.
This year’s Conference seeks to devise strategic plan for Africa’s energy future, significantly, re-thinking “Green” and “Renewable” sources of energy supply; and as a result, the discussions will focus on infrastructure, financing, regulation, cross-border planning and integration, and sustainability.
Africa’s Energy Future – Achieving an all-round Competitiveness and Sustainability to Support the Continent’s Development Ambitions
The objective of the Conference are as follows:
The Africa Energy Conference is a 2-day Conference designed for policy makers and stakeholders in the Energy sector across the continent to discuss priority areas in the sector and propose possible ways to harness opportunities in the industry.
The event will comprise two plenary sessions on each day with each plenary having 5 panel members and a moderator. It is intended that the plenaries will focus on providing an opportunity for global energy industry experts or specialist, academics and students, interest groups, journalists, government officials and the public at large to interact with one another in a non-partisan environment and discuss significant regional, national and global energy issues with regards to our continent for the next two days of the Conference. Venue and seating arrangements shall be based on COVID-19 protocols.
The event will utilize B&FT’s remote registration platform to ensure that participants can register in a safe manner.
The Africa Energy Conference is thus designed to be:
To mobilize expert opinions on key developments within the energy sector of Africa.
To identify the infrastructure gap and financing options in Africa’s energy sector.
To brainstorm and proffer solutions to identified challenges in the energy sector.
To elicit opinions and input of key stakeholders into government policies.