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AFRICA ENERGY TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE 2024: PIONEERING SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FOR A JUST ENERGY TRANSITION

Updated: Feb 6

The Africa Energy Technology Centre in partnership with the Ministry of Energy, Ghana will host the inaugural Africa Energy Technology Conference scheduled to take place from the 12th to the 15th of March 2024 at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.

The theme of the conference, “Africa at the Forefront of Energy Technology and Policy Integration in a Just Energy Transition” highlights the fundamental right of every individual to access energy and emphasizes the pivotal role of governments in ensuring socio-economic development through inclusive energy policies.

Distinguished speakers include H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President of the Republic of Ghana, and other prominent figures in the energy sector. The conference will feature engaging discussions, keynote addresses, and panel sessions to explore the latest advancements in energy technology, policy integration, and the journey towards a sustainable future.

The event’s official governmental partner, the Ministry of Energy, Republic of Ghana, reflects the commitment of the host nation to foster collaboration and innovation in the energy sector. Leading organizations and industry players from around the world will be in attendance, providing a unique platform for networking, knowledge exchange, and exploring investment opportunities.

The Africa Energy Technology Conference stands as the continent’s flagship exhibition and networking conference, dedicated to advancing the energy ecosystem. The three-day event will host government representatives, policymakers, and industry heavyweights, fostering collaboration and showcasing Africa as a global hub for energy-centreddiscussions.

The focus on “Africa at the Forefront” is timely, given the global push for a net-zero carbon emissions future. The AETC aims to bridge conversations between policymakers and stakeholders, highlighting technological advancements that can drive a just energy transition.

The conference promises a rich array of activities, including a gala dinner, networking sessions, and an exhibition showcasing cutting-edge energy technologies. Delegates and institutions will explore investment and sponsorship opportunities, gaining exposure and fostering collaboration.

With a diverse range of topics, the conference will delve into areas such as technological innovation, renewable energy, economic growth, ESG ratings, and energy security. It will cover the global landscape while emphasizing the specific contexts of countries like Ghana, Senegal, Nigeria, and Equatorial Guinea.

AETC offers various sponsorship packages, allowing organizations to position themselves as leaders in the energy industry. From Diamond Sponsorships with exclusive branding to Gold and Silver packages offering visibility and networking opportunities, sponsors can leverage the conference to enhance their brand presence, build new relationships, and support the development of the energy sector in Africa.

The exhibition component provides a unique platform for organizations to showcase their products and interact extensively with industry players. With opportunities for networking, breakout sessions, and special events, exhibitors can engage with institutions, investors, and stakeholders to explore partnerships and investments.

Recognizing the importance of inclusivity, AETC dedicates sessions to Women in Energy and the Next Generation in Energy. These initiatives aim to bridge gender gaps, empowerthe youth, and highlight their crucial roles in shaping the energy landscape.

The Africa Energy Technology Conference 2024 is poised to be a transformative event that propels Africa to the forefront of energy innovation. With its robust agenda, distinguished speakers, and diverse participants, the conference provides a platform for shaping policies, fostering partnerships, and accelerating the continent’s transition to a sustainable, inclusive, and equitable energy future. As delegates gather in Accra, the conversations and collaborations forged at AETC are set to leave a lasting impact on the energy sector in Africa and beyond.

 

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