Africa is in need of reliable power supply hence investment in renewable energy remains critical
Renewable Energy Investment is the Future for Africa

South Africa has long taken an amazing journey towards large-scale deployment of renewable energy (RE) technologies

Energy Infrastructure has posited biggest, potential business opportunities on the planet. Green energy is estimated to supply half of Africa’s new power generation by 2040, according to an October International Energy Agency report. The potential for renewable energy development in Africa is experiencing an increase in attention lately as investors and world leaders seek a new clean energy frontier. The continent could become a gold mine for renewable energy due to abundant solar and wind resources. But roadblocks to clean energy worldwide are amplified throughout the troubled regions of Africa - financial resources are thin and infrastructure is often unreliable.

Future challenges, questions and discourses on renewable energy

• Energy market
• Sustainability and Energy
• Nuclear energy debate
• Poverty and economic development debate
• Energy policies and reforms
• Public private partnerships
• Global south, Europe and China partnerships debate
• Renewable energy investment
• Solar energy reforms and society
• Wind energy reforms and community investments
• Energy investment

Overview
Renewable Energy Conference

Benefits

Key Benefits Of Attending The Conference

  • To be enlightened on major global development and investments which focus on renewable energy
  • To discuss the interfaces of Energy and Economic development
  • Insights on the poverty, sustainability, community development which is key for investing in Africa in the auspices of energy
  • Shape the future and the outlook of Renewable energy investment and other conventional
    sources of energy
  • To explore other sources of sustainable and environmentally friendly sources of generating energy
  • Discussions on hydro energy and global investment and development
  • Sharing experiences on solar energy and global investment and development
  • To be aware of the political economy of energy and how this can be used as an opportunity
    to ensure equitable access to energy as well as guarantee investment.
  • To ascertain the goals, targets, and actions within their own spheres of responsibility from
    governments, international organizations, and other stakeholders.
  • To learn of policy recommendations for renewable energy that can be of benefit to governments,
    international organizations, and other stakeholders as they develop new approaches and political strategies.
  • Discuss main economic and political forces driving the renewable energy market
  • Getting insights as to how to secure your business in turbulent times and analyse major factors
    affecting the renewable energy industry
  • Explore renewable energy investment trends globally and specifically Africa
  • Build capital raising strategies and find a financial match for your project
  • Outline key issues such as project funding, corporate finance, long/short-term investment,
    regional markets, technology & risk
  • Learn how to hurdle the common challenges industry participants are bound to face
  • Learn from investors and developers who are already active and successful in renewable
    energy & finance in Europe in the following;
    • The latest developments in Washington
    • Renewable energy lending
    • Tax equity opportunities
    • Issues facing new investors
    • Update on the state of the industry
    • Investor GAAP earnings analysis
    • Transaction and financing trends
    • Trends in wind power
    • Share strategies with fellow decision makers and policy advisors.

Who attends?

Renewable Energy Conference

Many countries including those in the global south have enacted policies and programmes which are geared towards the promotion of renewable energy. There is however many hurdles that the  respective governments have to contain with regarding how they can balance between the production of renewable energy, economic growth and human development to eradicate poverty. The scenario in energy in the 21st century indicates that there is much that still needs to be done to ensure that economic development also translates into human development. There are major shifts in global development and the new thinking show that renewable energy sources constitute a key element of the future of renewable energy. Not only is proper management of renewable energy a possible panacea to environment challenges, it could also become a key element signing political, social and economic development strategies.

The 21st century politics is in fact centred on renewable energy. As such renewable energy has been seen to influence almost all policies, programmes and governmental plans in most countries. This forum will provide insights that are pillars for public private partnerships for successful renewable energy investment projects.

Why Attend