3rd-4th June 2021

Abuja- Nigeria

Meeting in Dakar Ahead of WAPECC

Meeting in Dakar Ahead of WAPECC

Our team has flown out to Dakar to meet with the government authorities and key industry stakeholders there. Outcome: It has been decided to set up a steering committee of experts to validate the subjects and sessions for WAPECC and to ensure the best content […]

We are preparing something special

Join us in Abidjan at our five star venue to socialise, talk about the future of the Energy market and get much needed projects off the ground.

How to get to the Event and where to stay

See why so many travellers make King Fahd Palace their hotel of choice when visiting Dakar. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a luxury setting with an array of amenities. Close to some of Dakar’s most popular landmarks, such as […]
The Steering Committee for WAPECC is officially setup

The Steering Committee for WAPECC is officially setup

The team on experts dedicated to WAPECC for technical work on the program is now known. Steering committee sessions are starting soon. The call for papers is also open to collect abstracts from potential speakers.
First Steering Committee meeting in Abidjan

First Steering Committee meeting in Abidjan

Regional stakeholders have decided to gather around a subject that matters to them and the industry. We had an introductory meeting on the 23rd October as a first face to face contact, to present the WAPECC team, to introduce the steering committee members and to […]
The regional regulatory authority is joining WAPP, APUA/ASEA and ECREEE at WAPECC

The regional regulatory authority is joining WAPP, APUA/ASEA and ECREEE at WAPECC

Prof Honoré Bogler, Chairman of the Regulatory Council of the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA) will be among of our guests of honour at WAPECC as the region gathers to unlock investment and to transform the West African energy landscape.
The Minister of Africa Integration and Ivorians Living Abroad Joins WAPECC

The Minister of Africa Integration and Ivorians Living Abroad Joins WAPECC

Enforcing the regional integration aspect of the meeting, the Africa Integration Minister, Mr Ally Coulibaly, adds his support to WAPECC19 in Abidjan. 
WAPECC launch ceremony

WAPECC launch ceremony

Thank you to all who attended WAPECC’s launch ceremony; well attended by many of the West African energy sector’s key stakeholders. Mr Cissé Sabati, Director General, representing the Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and renewable energies and Mr Stephane Aka Anghui the Deputy Director of Cabinet […]
Floating solar power station announced in the Ivory Coast

Floating solar power station announced in the Ivory Coast

On Monday December 3rd 2018, The Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Renewable Energies announced that the Ivory coast would build Africa’s first floating solar power plant. Floating PV structures allow normally more densely populated coastal areas to be serviced without sacrificing farm or urban land. […]
The Green Climate Fund pledge $27 Million for solar mini grids in Burkina Faso

The Green Climate Fund pledge $27 Million for solar mini grids in Burkina Faso

The GCF have pledged $27 Million as an incentive for local companies in Burkina Faso to supply 100 villages with power from solar mini grids. The « Yeleen Rural Electrification Project », as it is known, is seen to be a good candidate for replicability and one […]