Accra to host maiden Africa Energy Technology Conference


Accra will host the maiden Africa Energy Technology Conference scheduled to take place from 8th to 10th of August 2023.

Organised by Africa Energy Technology Centre (AETC) under the Ministry of Energy, Ghana’s auspices, the event will bring together industry leaders, policymakers, researchers and innovators from across Africa to explore the theme ‘Africa at the forefront of energy technology and policy integration in a just energy transition’.

The conference aims to foster collaboration, knowledge-sharing and innovation in the field of energy technology within the African continent. It serves as a platform for stakeholders to engage in insightful discussions, exchange ideas and explore sustainable solutions for challenges faced by the energy sector in Africa.

The conference and exhibition will feature a rich programme comprising keynote speeches, panel discussions, interactive workshops, investment platforms and technology showcases. Renowned experts and thought-leaders will address a wide range of topics: including oil and gas, renewable energy, clean technologies, energy access, policy frameworks, deal rooms and the role of innovation in driving Africa’s energy transition.

“We are thrilled to host the Africa Energy Technology Conference in partnership with the Ministry of Energy, Ghana,” said Emelia Akumah, Founder and President of AETC.

“This conference will provide a unique platform for stakeholders to come together, share knowledge, and explore innovative solutions that can propel Africa to the forefront of energy technology and policy integration. Our aim is to facilitate a just and equitable energy transition that prioritizes sustainability, inclusivity, and economic growth for the African continent,” she added.

The conference will attract a diverse audience including government officials, industry professionals, researchers, investors, entrepreneurs, and representatives from international organisations. Participants will have opportunity to network, forge partnerships and gain valuable insights from leading experts, fostering collaboration and driving the transformation of Africa’s energy landscape.

“With Africa poised to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of energy, the AETC Africa Energy Technology Conference promises to be a significant milestone in accelerating Africa’s energy transition journey. Join us at the conference to be part of the dialogue, innovation and collective action needed to create a sustainable and prosperous energy future for Africa,” Ms. Akumah said.

About Africa Energy Technology Conference

The Africa Energy Technology Conference is a premier platform organised by the Africa Energy Technology Centre for knowledge-exchange, collaboration and innovation in the field of energy technology and policy integration in Africa. The conference aims to put Africa at the forefront of energy dialogues by bringing together stakeholders from across the continent to discuss challenges, share best practices and explore sustainable solutions for a just energy future.

About Africa Energy Technology Centre

Africa Energy Technology Centre works to advance innovative technological solutions by providing a continental platform for dialogues and nurturing a progressive regulatory framework to generate relevant technical information to support governments, businesses and investors in drawing up the roadmap toward an equitably sustainable energy future.

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