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NABA Summit 2016, Session II: Renewable Energy in East Africa (co-chaired with Intpow)

The East African demand for energy is projected to more than double between now and 2040. Global agreements and advancements in technology means renewables are expected to account for a significant portion of this increase. This session will highlight some of the opportunities presented by this transition.

Room: København 2, from 13:30 -15:15

Speakers in this session will include:

  • State of renewable energy in East Africa, with Mr. Dan Dorner, Senior Energy Analyst, the International Energy Agency (IEA)
  • Investing in energy in Uganda, with Hon. Peter T Lokeris, Minister of State for Mineral Development, Government of Uganda
  • Company case studies: why Statoil, SN Power and Globeleq are looking into the region?
  • The “dos and don’ts” when investing in the East African Energy sector, with Mr. Nicolai Skridshol, Partner Steenstrup Stordrange law firm
  • The role of financing energy investments. Conversation with Mr. Ryan Anderson, Multiconsult, Ms.Ana Hajduka, Africa GreenCo, and Mr. Mark Davis, Norfund
  • Moderator: Ms.Line Amlund Hagen, Director, Intpow