The Digital Series
Future Energy East Africa goes on(line)!
It is now more important than ever for the East African utility and energy industry to gather and share information, best practice and, most critically, continue doing business. With Future Energy East Africa being well recognised for its contribution to the East African power sector, we’re pivoting to a fully fledged Digital Series with live conference sessions, technical presentations, networking opportunities and an exclusive Utility CEO Forum.
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Learn from leading experts and gain access to highly topical conference content over the coming months.
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Managed services and metering insights to ensure maximum financial health for utilities in East Africa90 mins
Revenue collection in utilities and municipalities has never been at as much risk as it currently is. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, revenue collection across sub-Saharan Africa was dismally low. In parts of Africa, for instance, it was suggested that 60% of revenue reflected on the books of municipalities will never be paid.
INITIATE: Masterclass in personal branding to nurture business relationships and career growth
Many students active on social media sometimes communicate in ways that reflect their professionalism. Students may not always be aware that potential employers or bursars can look at a student’s social media platforms as part of their hiring process or granting bursaries.
We look at social media and investigate:
- Understand the communication platforms and how to communicate on them for best effect
- What is a sound and influential brand image?
- Can employment agreements include clauses about how employees handle their private social media accounts?
What makes the African power and energy sector so attractive? What are the common pitfalls when entering these markets?
Discover funds earmarked for green projects owned or managed by women and how you can access financial support.
60 minsINITIATE: Scaling up – how to create an expandable and sustainable business framework
Rwanda's Vision 2050 emphasises universal access to quality, affordable services in energy amongst others. Sufficient electricity supply is vital to economic growth and expanding household electricity and a pipeline of projects is planned to deliver the anticipated demand. Where then, in this pipeline of projects, do the business opportunities lie?
90 minsHear how the implementation of the New Energy Act in Kenya is going to influence the development of that sector and how it will impact on your ability to do business in this market:
- Identify opportunities from this new legislation
- Understand the role that net-metering and the new Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff System will play in Kenya’s power sector
- Discover how the landscape will be affected if generators can sell directly to customers
- Learn what local content requirements will be in light of new legislation
- Get to grips with changes in the legal and regulatory frameworks as it affects downstream coal production and the distribution for energy.
- Learn how Uganda is working to achieve an integrated approach to electrification by having utilities work with off-grid renewable systems and distributed energy resources to increase connections. Understand how this will stimulate demand and reduce costs to make mini-grids more economical.
- Discover the importance of encouraging productive use of energy
- Understand the status and ask your questions to the panel
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