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African Energy Events

Solar Africa
03 - 05 Jun 2020
Venue: Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
Website: Solar Africa

The 07th Solar Expo Kenya will not only serve as a platform in Kenya but the entire East and Central African region. The participation in 2020 is expected to rise by at least 30% owing to the ever increasing need of solar projects and products in Africa. While exhibitors from 14 countries participated in 2018, the figures in 2020 are expected to reach 20 countries.

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa 2020
Date: 12th to 14th May 2020
Venue: Cape Town, South Africa

Website: African Utility Week

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa are trusted partners aligned to the industry goal of increasing access to reliable and affordable electricity (and water) on the African continent and in a sector that attracted USD25bn in 2017 alone. Through consultation with our African industry partners, African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa deliver a scaled continental marketplace enabling business through professional learning, networking and connections.

Global Off-Grid Solar Forum & Expo
Date: 18th to 20th February 2020
Venue: Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
Website: Global Off-Grid Solar Forum & Expo

The Global Off-Grid Solar Forum & Expo is the premier meeting of the off-grid solar sector providing a unique platform for knowledge exchange, networking and showcasing off-grid solar products and services. The event aims to accelerate the development of the global off-grid solar market contributing to achieving universal energy access by 2030.

Global Energy Events

Powergen India
Date: 5th to 7th May 2020
Venue: IECC, Pragati Maidan
Website: Powergen India

For more than 15 years, POWERGEN India has served as India's premier forum for the power generation industry. Attracting over 8,000 attendees, POWERGEN India covers all forms of power generation, from conventional to renewable energy and other low-carbon options. This leading forum is where the power industry can meet, share and discuss solutions for India's energy future.

International Academic Symposium: Energy Efficiency Economics and Policy
Date: 4th February 2020
Venue: Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Website: Universitat de Barcelona

Climate change is, without doubt, one of the main threats faced by present and future generations when trying to achieve sustainable development because of its negative effects on the economy, health and social welfare. The new social model required needs to compel both emissions reduction and sustainable economic growth. Within this context, energy efficiency can be seen as one of the main tools for reaching this target. The Symposium will try to shed light on economics underlying consumers decision making in energy efficiency and the evaluation of policies involving energy efficiency elements, its implications and challenges for future actions from an energy policy approach.

Offshore Wind Executive Summit
Date: 4th February 2020
Venue: Moody Gardens Hotel Spa and Convention Center, Galveston, USA
Website: Offshore Wind Executive Summit

The Offshore Wind Executive Summit will bring together decision-makers from wind and offshore oil and gas, both from the U.S. and Europe and it will provide the forum to establish new business relationships. The attendees also get the opportunity to educate themselves on the current market including project development, important policy issues, and the complicated supply chain.

International Biomass Conference & Expo
Date:3rd to 5th February 2020
Venue: Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Nashville, USA
Website: International Biomass Conference & Expo

International Biomass Conference & Expo is where future and existing producers of biobased power, fuels and thermal energy products go to network with waste generators and other industry suppliers and technology providers. It’s where project developers converse with utility executives, where researchers and technology developers rub elbows with venture capitalists and where Fortune 500 executives and influential policymakers sit side-by-side with American farmers and foresters.

Energy Storage
Date: 15 - 16 January 2020
Venue: Berlin, Germany
Website: Energy Storage

Energy Storage will bring together the senior representatives of the different stakeholders involved in the energy storage sector from utility providers, power generators, technology developers, energy storage service providers and policy regulators. It provides the opportunity to the attendees to discover the key topics and updates from the latest developments in essential areas of the energy storage market.

Middle East and North Africa Energy 2020
Date:27th to 28th January 2020
Venue: Chatham House, London
Website: Chatham House

After more than 100 years of a world shaped by the geopolitics of hydrocarbons, the MENA region finds itself having to navigate the uncertainty of an energy transition and all that it implies for national, regional and global status quos. What does the transition mean for long-term oil demand? In the event of peak consumption, is a slow, managed decline possible? And what about other geopolitical or market factors that might come into play – the prospect of lower demand triggered by a global economic slowdown and a trade war, through to breakthroughs in new energy technologies – when this happens, what next? The 2020 Chatham House Middle East and North Africa Energy conference will address these questions and the key trends shaping the region’s energy future in the 21st century.