Browsing: African Energy Week

Nuclear Energy Africa
  • Energy poverty remains one of the biggest body blows slowing growth in many regions in Africa.
  • About 650 million people in Africa lack access to electricity, hindering economic growth and human development while worsening the quality of life.
  • Experts agree that nuclear energy’s ability to operate efficiently for decades can be a game-changer in plugging the continent’s energy needs.

Energy poverty remains one of the biggest body blows slowing growth in many economies in Africa. Across Africa, energy poverty, which is manifest in over 650 million people lacking access to electricity, is hindering economic growth. This challenge further slows human development besides worsening the overall quality of life.

It is against this backdrop that experts at the African Energy Week in Cape Town delved into a discussion exploring how countries can tap nuclear power to meet Africa’s energy demands and put an end to energy poverty.

Nuclear power can

Invest in Congo
  • The Republic of Congo Energies forum will be part of this year’s African Energy Week (AEW) expo.
  • The conference and exhibition are scheduled for October 16-20, 2023 in Cape Town.
  • Forum will facilitate new oil and renewable energy investment deals for the country.

Invest in the Republic of Congo Energies forum will be a part of this year’s African Energy Week (AEW) conference. Recognized as Africa’s foremost energy event, AEW will take place in Cape Town from October 16 to 20, this year.

Under the theme of ‘The African Energy Renaissance: Prioritizing Energy Poverty, People, the Planet, Industrialization, and Free Markets’, the Invest in the Republic of Congo Energies country spotlight will bring together energy policymakers and companies from the central African country with global investors. The forum aims to address pressing industry challenges while showcasing and optimizing energy transition opportunities.

Unlocking the country’s potential

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  • AEW 2022, in partnership with various international oil companies, national oil companies, and governments, is the AEC’s annual conference, exhibition, and networking event.
  • AEW 2022 will build on the momentum of the 2021 conference, providing sessions whereby the discussion on Africa’s upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors will be provided.
  • AEW 2022 is focused on positioning regulatory reforms at the center of Africa’s energy sector development.

After a successful end to this year’s Africa Energy Week 2021[AEW], the African Energy Chamber has announced the next year’s dates.

The 2022 Energy premier week will take place from the 31st of October to the 4th of November 2022 across multiple venues at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, The African Energy Chamber has announced.

The second edition is deemed to be a bigger Energy event in the Continent under the theme ‘Developing Africa’s Energy Future by Creating an Enabling Environment.’

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