4th AREA Steering Committee meeting
November 23-24, 2011 – Casablanca, Morocco
Hosted by the Fédération Nationale de l’Electricité, de l’Electronique et d’Energies Renouvelables (FNELEC) Morocco.
AREA partnering with CAFELEC
November 2011 – Casablanca, Morocco
CAFELEC and the Steering Committee of the African Renewable Energy Alliance (AREA) have identified vast synergies in their goal to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy in Africa.
REN21 Consultation Workshop
November 22, 2011 – Casablanca, Morocco
AREA presenting at ACP Conference on Renewable Energy
November 14, 2011 – Brussels, Belgium
Three AREA Steering Committee members (Ansgar Kiene, Joseph Nganga & Mahama Kappiah) invited to speak to the African, Caribbean and Pacific States (ACP) representatives.
AREA at DBSA Workshop on Financing Climate Change
August 29-31, 2011 – Johannesburg, South Africa
The role of national and regional Development and Private Financing Institutions in the International Climate Finance Architecture.
AREA joins UN Energy Access Practitioner Network
August 10, 2011 – New York, USA
The UN’s Sustainable Energy for All Initiative will be supported by a UN Foundation-led Energy Access Practitioner Network that will focus on the target of achieving universal energy access by 2030.
Renewable Energy Africa Conference & Expo 2011
July 27-29, 2011 – Johannesburg, South Africa
AREA endorsement & participation in advisory committee of the conference.
POWER KICK FOR AFRICA 2011 – International Conference on Renewable Energy and Gender
June 29–July 01, 2011 – Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria
The international AREA conference assembled 72 participants from 19 countries to facilitate a pan-African information exchange, reflecting the fact that gender is a main determinant that defines access, ways of utilisation, opportunities and control over energy resources.
POWER KICK FOR AFRICA 2011 – Solar Powered Screening of the FIFA Women’s World Cup matches Nigeria vs. France/ Nigeria vs. Germany
June 26/30, 2011 – Institut Français, Abuja, Nigeria
The interconnection of renewable energy & gender was highlighted during the solar powered screening that combined the theoretical discourse of the conference with a powerful demonstration of RE in an urban context. Powered by Bosch Solar Energy AG. More information
Go Green Afrique-Africa Fair
June 23 – 26, 2011 – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Partnership and participation by AREA/WFC.
Key note speakers: Mr. Dipal Chandra Barua, Bangladesh; Dr. Tewolde Berhan Egziabher, Ethiopia.
Opening of Educational Platform for Renewable Energies & Conference
June 1, 2011 – Casablanca, Morocco
National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) Public Hearing
May 5, 2011 – Pretoria, South Africa
World Economic Forum on Africa 2011
May 3/4, 2011 – Cape Town, South Africa
AREA at the World Economic Forum’s private sessions on “Energy Efficiency – Accelerating the Agenda”, “Scaling up Renewables” and “New Energy Architecture”.
2nd AREA Steering Committee Meeting
April 08 – 09, 2011 – ECREEE – Praia, Cape Verde
Hosted by the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE): Furthering the AREA roadmap; preparation of AREA conference; energy field trips organized by ECREEE.
Power & Electricity World Africa 2011 Conference & Expo
March 28 – April 01, 2011 – Johannesburg, South Africa