Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The 6th WACEE-West African Clean Energy & Environment Exhibition & Conference from 07 – 09 November 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre

Top-Level 3-Day Conference

Official German Pavilion featuring 13 exhibitors

Organised by AHK Ghana and the German trade show specialists fairtrade Messe, the 6th WACEE-West African Clean Energy & Environment Exhibition & Conference takes place on 07 to 09 November 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre in Ghana. The event focuses on renewable energy generation, energy efficiency and electrical engineering, environmental technology, waste recycling and water and sewage treatment.

Top Level 3-Day Conference

Prominent speakers and an audience of leaders from politics and business will discuss key issues at a 3-Day Conference under the motto “Renewable energy and environmental technologies in the context of sustainable development: Future challenges and directions”.

“From our engagement with the stakeholders in the clean energy and waste management sectors in Ghana, we acknowledged a sincere interest in cleaner energy and proper waste management”, outlines Maximilian Butek, Delegate with the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce, AHK Ghana. “From a Ghanaian perspective, however, even though environment is important, fast development raising the living standards of the people in both the short and the long term is paramount. The target of WACEE 2017 is two-fold, to demonstrate the economic and environmental benefits of the products and technologies on display, and to show the linkage between the implementation of these products and technologies and Ghana’s and the sub-region’s sustainable development.”

Official German Pavilion with 13 exhibitors

For the fourth time in 2017, WACEE will feature an official “made in Germany”-pavilion with 13 exhibitors. The German pavilion is presented by the Federal German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in cooperation with AUMA-Association of the German Trade Fair Industry and supported by the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce AHK Ghana.

Valuable institutional support

In addition to a strong governmental support from within Ghana and West Africa, WACEE 2017 enjoys the support of epa-Ghanaian Environmental Protection Agency, IBAN - Inclusive Business Action Network, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the “renewables – Made in Germany” initiative, the GIZ- German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation, the German Federal State of North-Rhine Westphalia and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.