Register Now for 4th Nigeria Energy Forum and Save 15%
The upcoming 4th Nigeria Energy Forum (NEF 2019) will focus on achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 7 and on how to facilitate investments in sustainable electrification, grid modernization and digital energy technologies.
The Forum will be held from April 9 to April 10 at the Admiralty Centre, Naval Dockyards, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. A 15% discount valid until 29 March 2016 is available at participants and exhibitors
The conference will feature the launch of the €30 Million European multi-donor Electrification Financing Initiative’s Nigeria Window. The Fund will provide up to 30 million Euros in investments for off-grid and commercial and industrial captive power projects. This year’s forum will address key themes pertinent to mobilising local and foreign investments for sustainable energy development in Nigeria.
Ms. Carla Montesi, Director, Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development in the European Commission is expected to make a keynote presentation at the conference. The confirmed keynote speakers at NEF2019 are Prof. James Momoh, Chairman/CEO, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission; Dr. Weibe Boer, CEO, All On;and Engr. John Funso-Adebayo, NIEEE National Chairman”.
The forum’s lead supporter is All On, a key impact investor in Nigeria’s off-grid energy market. NEF2019 will feature over 4 top-class hands-on capacity building workshops on Making Bankable Energy Projects, by the Sterling Bank; Electrification Finance Initiative (ElectriFI) Nigeria Window Launch, an EU-funded project managed by EDFI Management Company; Digital Energy Management for Commercial and Industrial Facilities, by Schneider Electric; andEmpowering Young African Women in Energy, by IEEE HAC (tbc).
Over 250 participants are expected to attend 7 different technical, investment and training sessions, acquire new skills through practical exposure to modern energy technologies, and engage with expert speakers, exhibitors and training providers.
25 expert speakers have confirmed participation at the forum including Koide Takumi, Head Infrastructure, Japan International Corporation Agency, Nigeria; Ed. Ubong, MD/CEO, Shell Nigeria Gas Ltd., Adesola Alli, Head Renewable Energy, Sterling Bank; Ifeanyi Udoh, Head, Business Development, Schneider Electric; Ify Malo, Country Director, Power for All and Tony Carr. CEO Starsight Limited.
Others are Quentin Antoine, Senior Investment Officer, ElectriFI,an EU-funded project; Dozie Okpalaobieri, Energy Specialist, AfDB; Mrs. Heather Onoh, CEO, Smarter Grid International; Chuks Umezulora, Chief Operating Officer, Auxano; Bolade Soremekun, CEO Rubitec; Kunle Kudaisi, Head, Community Infrastructure Project, SPDC; and Milos Karic; Nigerian Energy Support Programme, GIZ.
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