NEF 2019 Agenda

Day 1
09 Apr 2019
Day 2
10 Apr 2019

Registration

Registration of attendee All attendees, speakers and delegates will be duly registered and accredited by our Registration Verification team and direct each and every one of the registrants to their respective space.

Welcome Remarks

Welcome Remarks by the Organizing and Management Team Representative to formally welcome all Invited Guests, Keynote Speakes, Pannel Discussants, Stakeholders, Forum Delegates and other Participants.

Keynote Presentations (15 minutes each)

 Economic Priorities for Upscaling Off-Grid Energy in Nigeria – Dr. Wiebe Boer, CEO, All On, Nigeria.    Financing Grid Modernization – R. Benmessaoud, World Bank Country Director (tbc)    Re-engineering Nigeria’s Energy Infrastructure – Engr. Funsho Adebayo, NIEEE, National Chairman.     Regulations, Competition, Tariffs: Rebuilding Trust in the Electricity Industry – Prof. J. Momoh, CEO, NERC tbc.   Sustaining the Transition...
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Prof. Yemi Osinbajo
Engr. Funsho Adebayo

Technical Presentations 1 (8 minutes each with PowerPoint)

  Building Prosperity Beyond the Grid Cost Optimization of Mini Grids – James Sherwood, Manager, Electricity Practice, RMI, USA. Decentralized, Digital, Democratic – Powering Prosperity Offgrid–, Green Light Planet, West Africa, Ltd. Development of 85kW Peak Solar-Hybrid Mini Grid – Bolade Soremekun, CEO, Rubitec Africa, Nigeria. Expanding Solar Manufacturing Supply Chain – Chucks Umezulora, COO, Auxano Solar, Nigeria Renewable, Energy,...
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Building Prosperity Beyond the Grid

Cost Optimization of Mini Grids – James Sherwood, Manager, Electricity Practice, RMI, USA. Decentralized, Digital, Democratic – Powering Prosperity Offgrid – , Green Light Planet, West Africa, Ltd. Development of 85kW Peak Solar-Hybrid Mini Grid – Bolade Soremekun, CEO, Rubitec Africa, Nigeria. Expanding Solar Manufacturing Supply Chain – Chucks Umezulora, COO, Auxano Solar, Nigeria Renewable, Energy, Networks – Empowering Livelihoods –...
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13:45 – 14:45

Lunch 1 and Networking Break 1

Investing in Grid Modernization

Upscaling Clean Energy Finance – Adesola Alli, Head Renewable Energy, Sterling Bank, Nigeria. Unlocking Power Generation through Grid Modernization – Josh Egba, U.S. Trade and Development Agency (tbc). Enhanced Frequency Control on Transmission Networks – Usman Gor, CEO, Transmission Company of Nigeria (tbc). Financing Africa’s Power Infrastructure – Dozie Okpalaobieri, Energy Policy & Regulations Specialist, African Development Bank (tbc). Innovative...
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16:00 – 16:15

Networking Break 2

Maximizing Smart Grid Technologies

Eligible Customer and Meter Asset Provider Status– Engr. TSG. Wudil, AGM (Networks/Engineering Standards), NERC (tbc). Data Management for Sustainable Electrification – GIZ, Nigeria Energy Support Programme (tbc). Climate-Smart Real-Estate Solutions – ‘Wale Ayilara, CEO, Landwey Investments, Nigeria (tbc). Energizing West Africa’s Big Data Infrastructure – Funke Opeke, CEO MainOne, Nigeria (tbc). Digital, Connected, Secure: Technologies for Powering Economic Growth – Juliet Chiazor,...
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Engr. Wudil

Registration

Registration of Attendee Continues All attendees, speakers, and delegates will be duly registered and accredited by our Registration Verification team and direct each and every one of the registrants to their respective space.

Keynote Presentations (10 minutes each)

Developing Reliable and Cost-Effective Grids – Rahila Thomas, Country Manager, EMRC, Nigeria (tbc). Use of Real-Time Simulation in Caithness-Moray HVDC Project – Dr. O. D. Adeuyi, The National HVDC Centre, UK.

Hands-on Tutorial Workshops & Exhibition

Hands-on Training Outline. (VENUE)   A. Making Bankable Energy Projects – by Sterling Bank, Nigeria. This business development workshop identifies different financing schemes for project developers using a business-to-business engagement session (confirmed). B. Cost-Optimization of Mini-grids – by Rocky Mountain Institute, USA. This workshop describes opportunities for cost reduction in mini-grids through improved planning, design and implementation best-practices (confirmed). C....
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