Thursday, February 5, 2015

WACEE 2015 featuring official German Pavilion and 51 technology leaders from 6 countries

Most prominent speakers at the WACEE 2015 TOP-LEVEL 3-Day Conference

German Solar Training Week

WACEE 2015 impressively confirms its status as the leading exhibition and conference on renewable energy and environment in Ghana and West Africa. The number of exhibitors has grown by twenty-eight percent to 51 exhibitors from six countries this year.

The exhibitors come from Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, Italy and the United Kingdom displaying all of their latest in clean energy and environmental technology.

The 3rd West African Clean Energy & Environment Exhibition & Conference WACEE 2015 takes place on 10-12 February 2015 at the Accra International Conference Centre. The event is organized by the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana (AHK) and the German trade fair specialists fairtrade.

For the very first time WACEE 2015 will also feature an official “made in Germany”-pavilion with 20 German exhibitors in addition to an information stand. The German pavilion is presented by the Federal German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in cooperation with the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA) and supported by AHK - Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana.

Most prominent speakers at the WACEE 2015 TOP-LEVEL 3-Day Conference on RENEWABLE ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT: ADVANCING POLICY AND BUSINESS COLLABORATION

Most prominent speakers and an audience of leaders in policy and economics will discuss urgent issues at the TOP-LEVEL 3-Day Conference RENEWABLE ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT: ADVANCING POLICY AND BUSINESS COLLABORATION. See all speakers, panelists, moderators and presenters in the program. 

Day 1, supported by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, tackles the theme: Innovative options in the face of Climate Change vulnerability in West Africa. Topics include among others “The Environment: a global responsibility” as well as two panels: “Panel West Africa: Perspective on Environmental Industry” and “Panel Environmental Policy: Reforms and Future Outlooks”.

Day 2 sees the 2nd Ghanaian-German Renewables Business Forum: Renewable Energy Options for Successful Businesses, presented by the “renewables – Made in Germany” initiative and its Renewable Energy Project Development Programme (PDP) implemented by GIZ as well as AHK Ghana. Topics include “Status and Demand: Policies and Regulations Setting the Ground for Renewable Energy Project Development” and “Technology Application Options for Growing Businesses in Ghana”.

Day 3, co-organized by GIZ and AHK Ghana and supported by the German federal state of North-Rhine Westphalia deals with the topic No waste to waste: Productive use of biomass. 


German Solar Training Week
Also in parallel to WACEE 2015 the German Solar Training Week will be held at the AICC on 9-12 February 2015. To see details on the program and to register, please see here. Participation is free of charge.


Ghana is one of the “top export markets 2014” says German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

The German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in cooperation with Germany Trade & Invest have identified six countries that earn increased attention of the German export economy. Among the “top export markets 2014” are China, Columbia, Ghana, Indonesia, South Korea and the United Kingdom. State Secretary Stefan Kapferer: "The selected countries are characterized by above-average growth, a positive development in the core sectors of the German middle class and a stable business environment." Great opportunities open up in the areas of environmental technology, waste and water management and engineering.  Further details.