NIGERIA: Future Energy conference in Lagos goes green

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The 16th edition of Future Energy opens in Nigeria on November 12. The objective of this conference is to boost partnerships and the production of effective solutions to support the energy sector while making it more sustainable. More than 1,700 participants are expected in Lagos to rethink the future of West Africa's electricity supply.

The countdown to the Future Energy Nigeria Conference in Nigeria is underway. The conference was previously held under the name West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC). The organisers present the event as the major event, bringing together energy experts from Nigeria and West Africa. For its 16th edition, the event will give participants the opportunity to discuss current topics related to electricity with executives from the energy and electricity sector. The event also includes a trade show that will provide an opportunity to showcase the solutions of international and local suppliers.

The profiles that will be found at Future Energy Nigeria are quite varied: government officials, power generation companies, power transmission and distribution companies, developers, investors…

In the margins of the conference exhibition, a knowledge hub session will be organised during the two-day conference. This knowledge hub will be presented as a training session where participants will be equipped to implement certain energy solutions, such as the process of installing solar panels. Here are some of the themes on the programme:

-Practical training (pre-conference for students) from A to Z of solar panel installation;

-To close Nigeria’s energy access gap;

-Electrification solutions: the dynamics around mini grids.

The Future Energy East Africa, which is the largest and oldest regional energy conference in East Africa, was also held in Kenya last September.

Luchelle Feukeng


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