3rd Annual Powering Africa Summit holds March 8-10 in Washington

Posted by Mayowa Okekale (Abuja) & Peter Oke (Ibadan) | 3 March 2017 | 2,055 times

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•Prof. Barth Nnaji.

 An international power organisation, EnergyNet, is set to hold its 3rd Annual Powering Africa Summit. The summit is designed to engage North American and African investors to showcase power, trade and infrastructure opportunities across the African continent and explore how project bankability can be increased.

The summit will be held at the Marriott Marquis Washington Hotel, United States, between March 8 and 10, 2017 and will also present how the relationship between the United States and Africa can be strengthened to pave the way for future investments.

The meeting also offers business people an effective and relevant platform to engage with investors, government and senior stakeholders in the power project value chain as well as to develop lasting and credible relationships with key industry decision makers.

Among the themes to be discussed at the summit are: ‘Regional Roundtable: ECOWAS Regional Cooperation and Projects: Distribution and Generation’; ‘Regional Gas Supply and Development: The IPP projects changing the game for investors’ and ‘ECOWAS projects: Regional Important, Centrally Delivered’, among others.

The keynote speakers include the Minister for Energy Lands and Mines of Liberia, Honourable Patrick Sendolo; Chief Executive Officer, Dell’Amore Consultancy Nigeria, Alhaji Idris Mohamed; former Minister for Power in Nigeria, Professor Barth Nnaji, and the Director of Electric Power, Bureau of Public Enterprises, Nigeria, Ibrahim Babagana, among others.

 


Source: News Express

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