Cross-border power projects under microscope at Côte d’Ivoire summit

ECOWASmapCap: Organisers EnergyNet will work with Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) regional institutions to unearth cost-effective energy solutions (Source: Wikicommons)Regional government officials and prominent energy and financial firms are set to discuss opportunities for African countries to collaborate on future energy and investment programmes later this month

The Regional Energy Co-operation Summit, to be held 26-27 January at the Sofitel Abidjan Hotel in Côte d’Ivoire, is tipped "to unleash capital to drive forward West Africa's regional integration".

Keynote addresses will be made from Hon. Patrick Sendolo, Minister of Mines, Lands and Energy of the Republic of Liberia and H.E. Prof. Alpha Oumar Dissa, Minister of Energy, Mines and Quarries, Burkina Faso.

An accompanying conference programme will focus on regional co-operation and power delivery and the role of gas in accelerating regional development and project financing.

Côte d’Ivoire is a growing entry point for African and international companies seeking to invest in the region.

For more information on speakers and the conference sessions, click here.

 

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