Sessions

Perspectives for wind in Africa

Policy & markets

When: Friday, 28 September 2018, 15:05 - 16:00
Where: Room: Bilbao

Session description

At the moment, Egypt, Morocco and South Africa are the most important players in wind energy market in Africa. Today, other very exciting markets opportunities are emerging across sub-Saharan African countries. Wind energy can play a key role to support their economic and social growth and to bring power to the 600 millions of Africans without access to electricity. This session will feature presentations both from governmental representatives of Kenya and Morocco and from private sector companies involved in the energy business in Africa. Steve Sawyer, from GWEC, will chair and moderate the session. Join us to hear about exciting opportunities on the vast African continent.

Session chair

Steve Sawyer

Senior Policy Advisor , GWEC

Duncan Ayling

Project Procurement Business Development Manager - Renewable Energy, EnBW, Representing the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA)

Perspectives from industry & governments

Presentations

Perspectives for wind in Africa

Deo Onyango

Regional Executive, Onshore Wind Sub-Saharan Africa, GE Renewable Energy

South Africa market overview and prospects

Duncan Ayling

Project Procurement Business Development Manager - Renewable Energy, EnBW, Representing the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA)

Wind Energy in Kenya

Isaac Kiva

Director Renewable Energy , Ministry of Energy of Kenya

Moroccan REN Sector

Tarik Hamane

Director for Renewable Projects, MASEN

Perspectives for wind in Sub-Saharan Africa

Luca Marena

Res4Africa Project Manager, Res4Africa

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