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6th Mini-Grid Africa Mini-Grids Summit

February 25 @ 8:00 am - February 26 @ 5:00 pm

Time:
08:00 AM
  
To:
05:00 PM
Start Date:
Feb 25, 2021
End Date:
Feb 26, 2021
Location:
online

The Sub-Saharan Africa off-grid population is forecasted to rise from 600 million to 698 million people by 2030.  Mini grids – combining solar, wind and battery storage technology – are now the least-cost option for electrifying Africa today.  Various projects utilizing different business models and technologies are being rolled-out.

We invite you to join us next month at the 2021 Virtual Summit where you will get the latest insights and country updates from enabling business environments, regulatory and institutional frameworks to public private partnership, access to finance to productive uses, community engagements and hybrid technologies.

Program at a glance:

v  Country Programmes Platform:  Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Rwanda, and others.

v  Researchers’ / Technology Forum:  State of the Art to Support Electricity Access

v  Scaling-Up Finance for Mini Grids:  Speakers from Finance, Aid Agencies, Development Banks, Large-scale Deployment Programs

v  Developers’ Forum:  Getting to Scale – What it Will Take to Create a Sector with More than 100,000 Connections per Developer

v  How to Make Mini Grids Commercially Viable

More info here

Details

Start:
February 25 @ 8:00 am
End:
February 26 @ 5:00 pm