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

logo_cafelecCAFELEC 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

RTEmagicC_ren21_logo_01.jpgREN21 workshop with AREA Steering Committee on the “Renewables Global Futures Report”.


AREA presenting at ACP Conference on Renewable Energy

November 14, 2011 – Brussels, Belgium

acpThree 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

RTEmagicC_Power_Kick_for_Africa_kl_02.gifThe 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 –  Conference Agenda – More information



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

boschThe 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

RTEmagicC_EnR_Afrique_01.pngPartnership/ Organised by AREA steering committee member Zohra Abib.


National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) Public Hearing

May 5, 2011 – Pretoria, South Africa

nersaAREA presentation at NERSA public hearing on Feed-In Tariffs.


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

RTEmagicC_power_electricity_world.gifAREA endorsed conference and exhibition.