Financing and Deploying Projects in Africa in the New Normal

Join hundreds of decision-makers from national governments, businesses, academia and civil society from all over the world, dialogue, collaborate and invest in the future of the energy sector in Africa to recast the lives of the over 600 million people without access to electricity.

Come and hear the President of the Republic of Zambia, discuss the country’s Energy vision and the Minister of Energy analyze the new energy policy allowing independent power producers enter the market including the Deputy Minister of Energy in Ghana discuss the business opportunities in the Ghanaian Energy sector. . Also see the $2 billion Mwale Medical Technology City in Kenya and the $6 billion Akon City in Senegal, share the design, the status and the impact of these smart cities as net-zero energy users and catalysts for clean energy access and business opportunities. Finally, learn from investors, engineering, procurement and construction companies and project developers who are operating in Africa on why it is important to invest in Africa and how they are navigating the new Covid-19 business landscape. Hear the World Bank echo the notion of investing in Africa. Learn what Power Africa and the Global Commission to End Poverty are doing to increase energy access and how you can plug into these opportunities, all in line with United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 7, and the Power Africa objectives of increasing connectivity in Africa.

The conference is held in Denver every year because Denver and Colorado have some of the most innovative forward-looking policies in the nation and we hope to share this experience with the rest of the world. However due to the coronavirus pandemic, the conference will be held online, and registration is FREE. However, spots are limited, register quickly at https://energyafricaconference.com.

Additionally, the Energy Africa Conference and the Anderson College of Business and Computing, the supporting college, https://www.regis.edu/academics/colleges-and- schools/Anderson/index, support the Africa School Assistance Project which is committed to increasing access to quality public education in East Africa, especially for girls. Support the project by buying a raffle ticket at bit.ly/asapraffle2020 for $10.00 or simply donate at the project web site at www.Africaschoolassistanceproject.organd learn more about the project and the many ways in which you can help.

For information contact: Dr. Luka Powanga at: Lpowanga@regis.edu

Energy Africa Conference Program 2020

 

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