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Venue: Chamber of Commerce, Adolphsplatz 1, 20457 Hamburg, Germany

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The German-African Business Association (Afrika-Verein) invites you cordially to the

12th German-African Energy Forum
"Africa's Sustainable Energy Future"
24 & 25 April 2018 at the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce

In 2018, we will focus on the increasing role of renewable energies in the African continent's electricity supply and how Africa can make its energy future more sustainable.

The German-African Energy Forum is the most important platform for the European-African energy business in Germany. Since 2006 the forum has attracted almost 4.000 participants and delegates from 52 African countries.

Program highlights are

•    Energy systems and system management
•    Renewable energies: Wind, solar and hydro power, biomass and biogas
•    National and international initiatives in the energy sector
•    Mini-grid and off-grid solutions for industry and rural areas

The program can be found HERE.

Ministers / Deputies & high-level representatives and their delegations of the following African countries have already confirmed their participation:

- Burkina Faso: Hon. Dr Bachir Ismael Ouedraogo, Minister of Energy and Mines
- Centralafrican Republic: Hon. Herbert Gotran Djono-Ahaba, Minister of Energy
- Ethiopia: Hon. Ahemed Abitew, Minister of Industry of Ethiopia
- Libya: Hon. Mohamed Taher Siala, Minister of Foreign Affairs

- Mali: Hon. Mohamed Aly Ag Ibrahim, Minister of Industrial Development
- Sudan: Hon. Mutaz Musa Salim, Minster of Electricity, Irrigation and Water Resource

- The Gambia: Hon. Fafa Sanyang, Minister of Petroleum and Energy
- Madagascar: Hon. Laurent Rajaonarivelo, Deputy Minister of Water, Energy and Hydrocarbons
- Senegal: Dr Boubacar Mbodji, Special Advisor to the President (Energy)

- Tanzania: Hassan Mwinyimvua Hamisi, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy

The following utilities & other institutions from the energy sector will be represented at the forum at a senior level:

Botsuana: Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority
: Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN)
Mozambique: AMER (Mozambican Association for Renewable Energy), ARENE (Energy Regulatory Authority), EDM (Electricity of Mozambique), FUNAE (National Energy Fund)
Senegal: Senegal River Basin Development Organization (OMVS),
Senegal Rural Electrification Agency
The Gambia: Gambia National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) &
Gambia River Basin Development Organisation (OMVG)
Madagascar: Development Agency for Rural Electrification
Tunisia: STEG International Services

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Rural Electrification Agency

Register now!

We offer a variety of attractive advertising options and create with pleasure an individual sponsorship package for you. Please contact us at any time personally!

On Thursday, April 26 we additionally offer a guided-tour to the Hannover Messe, the world's largest industrial fair.  Included in the fee is the bus transfer from Hamburg to the Hanover Fair. Please let us know whether you wish to attend when registering for the conference. 


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