Power Nigeria to focus on the importance of power generation in Nigeria

PowerNigeria2013-1A file photo of Power Nigeria 2013. (Image source: Power Nigeria)Power Nigeria is set to take place at the Eko Hotel in Lagos from 28-30 October 2014. Informa Energy Group are the organisers of the event

The exhibition is taking place after the Nigerian government announced that the country needs constant investment in its power sector to ensure that it generates 135,000MW by 2030. Increase in power generation would also increase Nigeria’s economic potential, and help realise the goals of Vision 2020, said organisers.

Dr Sam Amadi, chairman and CEO of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission will deliver the keynote speech on regulating Nigeria’s electricity needs. Power Nigeria will serve as a comprehensive platform for international exhibitors to showcase their latest technological developments in the power generation, transmission and distribution, lighting, renewable, nuclear and water sectors.

In particular, power generation leader Skipper will be showcasing at the event and will display some of its smart products such as energy management solutions, package substation and energy efficient transformers.

Pankaj Sachdeva, joint group president and group director, Skipper Transmission and Distribution said, “Power Nigeria is sure to provide a healthy and professional platform for us to interact with our end users and decision-makers and to offer them differentiated solutions to improve their operational efficiencies.”
The company plans to showcase its latest, state-of-the-art equipment- products of sustained research and development exercises.

Following the success of conferences during earlier shows, the upcoming event in October will also witness a two-day conference featuring experts from the West African power industry who will discuss the latest developments in the energy sector.

In addition, panel discussions will also take place during the two-day conference starting with Boosting capacity & reliability: What needs to happen to attain 2020 goals? Eminent personalities like R I Odiah, chairman of infrastructure committee at Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN); Prince Raymone Okuo, COO of Devon Petrogas and P O Oluseyi, lecturer in the department of electrical and electronics engineering at the University of Lagos, would be present.

Anita Mathews, director of Informa Energy Group said the the free-to-attend conference is a vital platform for industry leaders to deliberate, discuss and eventually achieve their goals moving in to the next half decade.

“The Nigerian power sector has a clear vision of where it wants to be by the year 2020, and investment plays a key factor in reaching these goals. Power Nigeria provides the platform for stakeholders to take this forward.” said Mathews.

Power Nigeria is partnered with the Energy Institute, Nigeria Branch and is supported by the Nigerian Electricity Regulation Committee and Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading plc.

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