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Segun Adaju

CEO of Consistent Energy Limited

Segun Adaju, currently the CEO of Consistent Energy Limited is an international expert in the field of renewable energy and President, Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN). He is a graduate of the University of Lagos and a holder of BSc (Economics) and MBA degrees with over two decades of banking experience in reputable financial institutions in Nigeria. He worked in leading banking institutions in Nigeria with deep experience in strategic planning, branch manager, retail and commercial banking and co-founder of the first microfinance bank in Nigeria. He has also attended top-rated institutions all over the world for his executive education
such as Harvard Business School USA, MIT/Sloan School of Management USA, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Lagos Business School amongst many others. He has also acquired professional training in the field of renewable energy at Renewable Energy Academy (RENAC) Berlin Germany, Euromoney Financial Training London, Development Bank of Southern Africa Cape Town, ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) Togo Lom e, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Abu Dhabi
and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO).

He has provided expert and consulting services for several institutions cutting across public, private and development agencies such as United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Bank, African Development Bank, ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, Bank of Industry, USAID, DfID, European Union, GIZ, Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility, and others. He has also provided renewable energy expert consulting services to government institutions and agencies such as the Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Energy Commission of Nigeria, Rural Electrification Agency, Borno State Government, etc. He was the lead consultant to Borno State Government on a 2-week Renewable Energy study tour of India in year 2013. He has been a leading advocate of Gender Mainstreaming and has ensured the inclusion of women in the RE space both as industry players and beneficiaries.

Segun has been in the forefront of promoting the development and scaling of renewable energy in Nigeria and was Project Manager to the first energy access program in Nigeria funded by UNDP and implemented by Bank of Industry. He worked as a consultant with Ministry of
Environment, department of Climate Change to develop the sectoral plans for the achievement of Nationally Determined Commitments (NDC) for Nigeria in compliance to the Paris Agreement of which Nigeria is a signatory. He also was part of the team that developed the Rural Electrification Implementation Strategy for the Rural Electrification Agency as a consultant under the Climate Change Workstream of DfID program. He was the Financial Advisor to the Solar Nigeria Programme on the Lagos Solar Project that supported the state to power 172 schools and 11 primary health centres with total capacity of 5MW. He was the lead expert on the solar project that powers 100 schools (20 secondary schools and 80 primary schools) in the North East of Nigeria funded by UNDP. He has provided alternative energy solutions for SMEs, agricultural sector, rural communities via minigrids, households including estates, schools, hospitals and other infrastructure.
He has influenced the policy framework for renewable energy in Nigeria by being a strong advocate in decentralized energy solutions by engaging with all relevant public institutions such as policy makers, legislators, MDAs, development partners, REA, Nigerian Customs, Standard Organisation of Nigeria, etc. He is the Team Lead for renewable energy under Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), President, Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria. Segun was recently appointed by the Honourable Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning into the Technical Working Group (Power and Alternative Energy) for the development of the Medium-Term National Development Plan 2021-25 and Nigeria Agenda 2022.

9.30 - 11.30 AM

Day - 2 23 November

Arrivals & Registration

Arrivals

Welcoming

Registration

11.30 - 12.30 PM

Day - 2 23 November

Climate Smart Energy Investments

  • Training programs and initiatives to build technical capacity in the green energy sector
  • Leveraging public-private partnerships to enhance green energy capacity building
  • Building capacity for the integration of renewable energy into existing energy systems
  • Enhancing capacity for energy storage and grid management for renewable energy systems
  • Addressing capacity building needs in developing countries to support the energy transition.
12.30 - 2.30 PM

Day - 2 23 November

MW-Scale Grid-Tied Solar

  • The technical and economic feasibility of MW-scale grid-tied solar projects
  • Design and engineering considerations for MW-scale grid-tied solar installations
  • Regulatory and permitting requirements for MW-scale grid-tied solar projects
  • Operation and maintenance considerations for MW-scale grid-tied solar systems
  • Case studies and best practices for successful MW-scale grid-tied solar projects.
2.30.00 - 3.30 PM

Day - 2 23 November

Boosting Green Cold Chains

  • 2.3.1. The role of green cold chains in reducing food waste and loss
  • 2.3.2. Technologies and innovations to improve the energy efficiency of cold chain systems
  • Policy and regulatory incentives to promote the adoption of green cold chains
  • Case studies and best practices for successful green cold chain projects
  • Building capacity and technical expertise for green cold chain systems.
11.30 - 12.30 PM

Day - 1 18 July

Energy Transition for Growth Plenary

  • Investing in renewable energy infrastructure and technology
  • Government policies and incentives to support the energy transition
  • Private sector driving the energy transition & job creation in the clean energy sector
  • ┬áMaximizing international cooperation for achieving the energy transition
  • Role of utilities & consumers in driving the energy transition & ensuring equitable access to clean energy sources for all.
12.30 - 2.30 PM

Day - 1 18 July

Financing Decade of Gas & Sustainable Energy

  • Innovative financing mechanisms for sustainable energy projects
  • The role of public-private partnerships in financing the energy transition
  • Mobilizing capital for gas and renewable energy infrastructure projects
  • Overcoming financing barriers for small-scale renewable energy projects
  • Financial risks and rewards associated with investing in sustainable energy.
2.30 - 5.30 PM

Day - 1 18 July

Women Energy Champions Supersession

  • Women's leadership and empowerment in the energy sector
  • Addressing gender disparities in access to energy and energy-related services
  • Women's role in driving the transition to clean energy sources
  • Policies and initiatives to support women's participation and leadership in the energy sector
  • Highlighting success stories and best practices of women in the energy sector.