16 March 2023 – 11:00-14:00 GMT +3
Energy Catalyst Competition Information Event – Kenya
Join us for this hybrid, informative briefing and brokerage event on 16th March 2023 – 11:00-14:00 GMT +3, Nairobi Upper Hill, Kenya, to find out more about the Energy Catalyst Round 10 funding call opportunities, including how to apply.
16 March 2023 – 11:00-14:00 GMT +1
Energy Catalyst Competition Information Event – Nigeria
Join us for this hybrid informative Energy Catalyst briefing and brokerage event on 16th March 2023 – 11:00-14:00 GMT+1, Abuja Nigeria, to understand if the Energy Catalyst Round 10 funding call opportunities are right for you, as well as information on how to apply and an opportunity for networking and Q&A.
21-23 March 2023
ARE Energy Access Investment Forum 2023
The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) Energy Access Investment Forum (EAIF) 2023 is taking place 21-23 March 2023 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. EAIF 2023 is organised by ARE, co-hosted by the African Development Bank and the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa. EAIF is the top annual business and finance event for the decentralised renewable energy (DRE) sector, enabling and fostering business and investor partnerships for the purpose of renewable electrification energy access, economic growth, decarbonisation and fighting against climate change. The event aims to bring together up to 350 private and public financiers, energy and climate investors, development finance institutions, international funding partners, government officials and private sector companies.
1-2 March 2023
Sankalp Africa Summit – Intellecap
The 10th Sankalp Africa Summit is taking place 1-2 March 2023 in Nairobi, Kenya. Africa’s largest convening focused on impact, entrepreneurship, and sustainable development will focus on catalysing collaborations across the entrepreneurial ecosystem to sustainably solve global challenges. Looking back on the past decade Sankalp Africa will celebrate the milestones achieved in the ecosystem while looking ahead to the next decade of impact.
Energy Catalyst at COP27
COP27 taking place November 6th –18th in Sharm el-Sheikh Egypt, marks the 27th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties. Find out more about our sessions taking place in the SDG7 Pavilion in partnership with SEforAll.
14 November, 11.30-13.00 EET/UTC+2 – UNFCCC Side Event: Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation To Drive Sustainable, Equitable Growth in Developing Countries
Fostering innovation is key to achieving universal clean energy access and improving health, food security and resilience. By accelerating clean energy access in Africa, Asia and the Indo-Pacific, we can meet climate and development goals and mobilise the finance needed for an inclusive transition. Speakers include David Aitken, Director, of Innovation, the Carbon Trust, Tracey Crowe, Chief of Staff and Senior Director, SEforAll, Felicity Tolley, Senior Programme Manager, Energy Saving Trust, Alice Goodbrook, Innovation Lead – Energy, Innovate UK.
Location: Room Khufu, Blue Zone
18-20 October 2022
Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo – GOGLA / Lighting Global – Kigali Rwanda
The Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo is the premier meeting of the off-grid solar sector providing a unique platform for knowledge exchange, networking and showcasing off-grid solar products and services. The event aims to accelerate the development of the global off-grid solar market contributing to achieving universal energy access by 2030. Visit our booth at the Concourse entrance to find out more about Energy Catalyst portfolio and the programmes broader impact.
17-19 May 2022
SEforAll Forum in Kigali, Rwanda
The SEforAll Forum is an effort to accelerate progress towards the delivery of SDG7 to end energy poverty and advance a just energy transition in every corner of the world. Join Sustainable Energy for All, the Government of Rwanda and global SDG7 partners from 17-19 May as they mobilise resources, connect partners and showcase actions and commitments to achieve universal energy access by 2030 and a just and equitable energy transition.
18-20 Feb 2020
Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo – GOGLA / World Bank
The Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo is the premier meeting of the off-grid solar sector providing a unique platform for knowledge exchange, networking and showcasing off-grid solar products and services. The event aims to accelerate the development of the global off-grid solar market contributing to achieving universal energy access by 2030.
02-06 Nov 2020
Sankalp Global Summit – Intellecap
The Sankalp Global Summit 2020 will focus on the theme – An Entrepreneurial Renaissance: Designing the Impact Economy
24-26 Nov 2020
ARE – ECOWAS/ESEF Sustainable Energy Forum 2020 – Alliance for Rural Electrification
ESEF 2020 will raise awareness about the progress made by members of the Economic Community of West African States toward achieving sustainable energy targets set for 2030.
Jan 12 – 14 2021
Cleantech Forum Europe – Cleantech Group
From Chaos to Transformation: Tackling the Climate Crisis Together will inspire you to find your next partner and uncover the innovations and ideas transforming our shared future.
May 2020 to Jan 2021
Cleantech Forum Interactive Series – Cleantech Group
Where can you discover the big ideas transforming industries? How can you meet innovators, investors and corporates ready to take the next step?
Members of Cleantech Interactive have access to a series of innovative online events that unite all parts of our global ecosystem.
27-28 Jan 2021
The ARE Technology & Innovation Forum (TIF) – Alliance for Rural Electrification
The ARE Technology & Innovation Forum (TIF) aims to showcase innovations in the DRE sector.
Innovation is a key driver of economic growth, development, as well as climate mitigation and adaptation. In the DRE sector, innovation boosts efficiency, as well technical, environmental and financial sustainability of projects.
02-04 Mar 2021 – TBC
Sankalp Africa – Intellecap
Since 2009, Sankalp Forum has brought together thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, corporations, multilaterals and policy makers who are committed to furthering the cause of development through entrepreneurship and innovation. Join us for the next edition of Sankalp Africa Summit, where we will convene the impact investment & social entrepreneurship ecosystem once again!
Mar 31, 2021
The decade of the mini-grid: Accelerating innovation to address the energy trilemma in Sub-Saharan Africa
With many in Sub Saharan Africa and South Asia without reliable energy services, traditional, centralised grid-based approaches are not feasible or affordable for the majority of unserved households. However, innovations within energy technology such as storage, smart grids and new business models, will shape the beginning of the decade of the Mini-grids.
20-21 April 2021 (TBC)
Cleantech Forum Asia – Cleantech Group
Cleantech Forum Asia brings you easy access to start-ups, scale-ups, investors and multinationals from across the region and the world. Not only will you meet the future of Asia’s sustainable innovation ecosystem, but you’ll also discover the global connections that will fuel your next opportunities wherever you live and work.
17-18 March 2021 – TBC
ARE – Energy Access Investment Forum in Lusaka – Alliance for Rural Electrification
EAIF is a well-established political exchange and business event organised by ARE with local and regional partners – aimed at assisting the private and public sector to get up to speed on the latest developments in the off-grid sector and do business.