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18-20 October 2022

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

Past events

Off-grid solar expo

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.

 

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SEforALL forum

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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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