Clean Energy Summit: Africa

Accelerating clean energy access in Africa

4-5 April 2017

Accra, Ghana



Clean Energy Summit Africa is designed for project owners large and small to meet and win new business. Incorporating the 3rd annual Solar & Off-Grid Renewables West Africa conference, the event will put solar at its core with breakouts sessions designed for pico to utility scale projects. We will also bring major financiers and investors, innovative micro-grid operators and large energy users to see how Africa’s power landscape is maturing. Government representatives are also invited to contribute to the debate by outlining policy to support universal access to power.


Focusing on the following attendees, Clean Energy Summit Africa will provide a deal-making platform with access to low-carbon energy at its heart. This is the only event that brings together all of the stakeholders dependent on new, reliable generation:

  • Government ministers
  • Local utilities and grid
  • International developers, IPPs, EPCs and installers
  • Development banks
  • Commercial banks – local and commercial
  • Funds and equity investors
  • Energy buyers, both commercial and public sector
  • Rural electrification experts
  • Foreign direct investors
  • Consumer appliance manufacturers
  • Mobile payments experts
  • Micro-financiers
  • Multi-Megawatt Solar Projects
  • Large Scale Wind
  • Solar Lighting
  • Solar Home Systems
  • Microgrids
  • Storage
  • Hybrids
  • Energy Efficient Appliances
  • Metering
  • Grid Connections
  • Water
  • Biomass

Advisory Board & Early Confirmed Speakers

Contact Jo Wilkinson to recommend speakers:


"The conference provided a great platform to learn and network with industry players in the West African Solar & Off-Grid Renewable industry, plus the conference has helped my business in developing key strategic partnerships.”

Fatima Ademoh, Project Manager, Ajima Farms

"Well done to the Solar Media team for gathering such a diverse group to discuss the exciting opportunities for solar in West Africa. I look forward to next year.”

Daniel Davies, Solarcentury

"Very effective, professionally organised event focused on networking and connecting to same field colleagues. Well done.”

Assaf Arbel, Canadian Solar Inc

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