Join RES4Africa at Key Energy Expo in Rimini (Italy)

Africa's journey towards sustainable socio-economic development takes centre stage at the upcoming RES4Africa side events during the Key Energy Expo, from February 29th to March 1st, 2024, in Rimini, Italy. Hosted by RES4Africa, the event titled Scaling-Up a Sustainable Electrification in Africa, for Africa with Africa aims to catalyse discussions and action towards advancing electrification across the continent.

Africa stands at a pivotal juncture, with the urgent need to accelerate economic growth, foster job creation, and ensure widespread access to essential services, particularly universal energy access. Recognizing electricity as a cornerstone of modern societies, Africa's developmental trajectory is intricately linked with its energy journey.

The event will feature two sessions focusing on distinct regions:

Session 1 - February 29th (2:00 PM-6:00 PM): North Africa and the Middle East

Session 2 - March 1st (10:00 AM-1:00 PM): Sub-Saharan Africa

These sessions will delve into critical issues surrounding power infrastructure development, including grid reinforcement, renewable energy systems, energy storage, and policy frameworks. Renowned experts from European industry leaders, African countries, Italian and African Ministries, utilities, international institutions, and the private sector will converge to exchange insights and strategies.

Key topics for discussion include:

  • Innovative strategies for balancing energy security and sustainability;
  • The pivotal role of innovation in facilitating a just energy transition;
  • De-risking instruments to accelerate investments in sustainable electrification;
  • The event represents a vital platform for fostering trust, building public-private partnerships, and shaping the future of electrification in Africa. It underscores the importance of collaborative efforts and innovative solutions in translating aspirations into tangible outcomes.

More Information & Registration

 

For those unable to attend in person, livestream access is now provided for both Session 1 and Session 2 of the upcoming event. Secure your virtual spot today:

Session 1 Livestream

Session 2 Livestream

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