Across Africa, the key energy challenge is how to electrify millions of households, communities, and businesses as quickly as possible.
The 6th NEF2021 will be held virtually on Thursday 5th August 2021 and Tuesday 30th November 2021; with the theme
Powering a Sustainable Industrial Revolution.
The mid-year event in August will focus on:
The end of year event in November will focus on:
Over 300 attendees are expected to convene virtually to focus on sustaining power sector growth; energizing green industrialization and upscaling clean energy investments. There is potential to explore the delivery of the November session as a hybrid event if the public health regulations and global travel arrangements permit.
Also, up to 4 hands-on training sessions will be held at each of the 2021 NEF conferences and workshops to foster investments, capacity building, and transfer of technical, research, and practical skills to local energy professionals from international trainers including USAID/Power Africa, UNDP GEF-SGP.
A virtual Energy Innovation and Poster Exhibition will be held to foster engagement with manufacturers and project developers, disseminate energy research outcomes and initiate business collaborations.