Over 200 experts and government representatives from Kenya, Ethiopia, Burundi, South Sudan, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Uganda will gather in Nairobi at the first Africa Renewable Energy Leaders’ Summit (ARELS) to discuss the present and future of green energy in East Africa, Egypt Oil&Gas reported citing an organizer’s press release. The event will be held on 4th – 5th of April 2017 under the patronage of Hon. Charles Keter, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Energy & Petroleum in Kenya and it is organized by dmg events Middle East Asia & Africa.
ARELS is a networking community that provides two days of thought-provoking environment for group dialogues, impactful breakout sessions, government keynote sessions, workshops, strategical discussions, technical round tables, and more. It will bring together governments, private sector, international development agencies, non-governmental organizations, and think tanks to share insights on the latest projects, policies industry trends, and opportunities in the region.
Michelle Davies and Lynne Wells from Eversheds Africa group are among the influential minds that will share their vision at ARELS.
The world-class event comes from the growing energy demand, the abundance of renewable energy resources, competitive costs and strong political commitment to the sector both locally and internationally, making East Africa a promising region for the development of renewable energy projects.