Key Programme Themes
Country Specific Market Opportunities
Training Opportunities for Capacity Building
Digitalisation Trends in Distribution
Private Sector Participation in the Energy Sector
Opportunities in the Hydropower Sector
Women In Power
Productive use of power
Energy Storage solutions for the commercial and Industrial(C&I) Market
Virtual Event Programme
Virtual Programme Day 1
90 minsThis session will open with fireside interviews with power and energy ministers from the region. Developers, investors and financiers will discuss the likelihood of accelerated private sector particip ...
90 minsThis session will look at: ● Productive use of energy as key to creating demand ● Lessons learned from integrated energy planning and implementation which have smoothed out energy demand on mini-gr ...
Roundtable 1: Kenya's New Energy Act 2019 - implications, practical considerations and commercial opportunities120 minsThis roundtable discussion will look at: ● Net-metering and the new Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff System ● Generators can sell directly to customers ● Local content requirements ● Downstream coal p ...
120 minsUganda 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, stimulate dema ...
Virtual Programme Day 2
90 minsThe webinar will address: ● The uses of having a functional maintenance plan in place; ● focusing on value for money; ● The advantages of continual improvement. Moderator: Robert Mubiru, Senior Engine ...
At what point does energy storage become cost-effective for the commercial and industrial (C&I) market?90 minsA decade ago, the solar industry faced the same question - when does the energy storage sector achieve a great enough volume of uptake to drive down prices to make the technology a cost-effective alte ...
120 minsRwanda'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 ...
120 minsGigawatt Global's 7.5MW solar plant in Burundi became the country's first grid-connected project supported by the Renewable Energy Performance Platform to begin full construction at the beginning of 2 ...
Virtual Programme Day 3
90 minsThe webinar will assess business opportunities in: ● Mini-grids hydropower for rural electrification ● Maintenance ● Creation of new projects ● Hybrid technology or energy storage? Moderator: Wim Klun ...
90 minsPractical considerations for the digitalisation of East Africa's power sector: ● The prioritisation of projects - specifically how to prioritise - naturally, this would then feed into the type of tec ...
120 minsTanzania is on track to achieve 100% grid penetration by July 2021, yet as it stands right now, only 29% of Tanzanian households are tapping into the national grid (with a further 26% using off-grid s ...
120 minsAn exploration of the resource planning undertaken by a variety of Ethiopian stakeholders to understand: ● Integration of variable renewables into the Ethiopian; electrical grid needs considering the ...