Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The 2nd WACEE featuring top-level exhibitors and 3 days of valuable conferences

Substantial institutional support. More than 40 exhibitors already confirmed their participation.

WACEE'13 - the 2nd West African Clean Energy & Environment Exhibition & Conference is fast approaching. By the beginning of October, more than 40 international market and technology leaders had already booked their exhibition space. This marketplace benefits from substantial institutional support.

WACEE'13 is scheduled to take place on 12 - 14 November 2013 at Ghana’s Accra International Conference Centre. West Africa’s major energy, electrical engineering and environmental exhibition & conference is organised by AHK Ghana-Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana and the German trade fair specialists fairtrade.

Germany will leave a heavy footprint at WACEE'13. The German participation consists of the participation of the German federal state of North-Rhine Westphalia and individual German exhibitors.

In addition, the “Ghanaian-German Renewables Business Forum – Setting the Ground for Sustainable Energy Development” and the conference under the title “Achieving more with less: Resource and energy efficiency for a greener future” will be held alongside the trade fair, organised in cooperation between giz and AHK Ghana-Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana.

The organisers like to thank giz-Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit for the immense contribution for the co-organization of the conferences as well as the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) in the context of the ”renewables – Made in Germany” initiative.

Substantial institutional support.
The organisers are grateful towards the substantial institutional support. The event enjoys the official support of the Ghanaian Ministry of Energy, the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology, the Ministry for Water Resources, Works and Housing and the Metropolitan Assemblies.

WACEE partners with the Volta River Authority, GRIDCCO, the Electricity Company Ghana, the Energy Commission, the Public Utilities Regulatory, GNPC and the Ghana Chamber of Mines and Environmental Protection Agency, the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African Sustainable Energy Association.

Thank you to our sponsors!
We like to express our gratitude towards the sponsors of WACEE'13:

Energiebau and SMA Solar Technology as the Platinum Sponsors.

PwC is the Silver Sponsor.

The WACEE portal. For the first time in West Africa, the organisers launch an interactive Online Market Place for WACEE'13 connecting buyers and sellers 24/7. The WACEE portal is an interactive online community that allows exhibitors and visitors to connect before, during and after the event.

Business opportunities - new projects in Ghana!

The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum is currently monitoring the implementation of seven programs with new projects nationwide:

  •     Mini-grid Electrification Program
  •     Renewable Energy Resource Assessment Program
  •     Energy Efficiency and Conservation Program
  •     ...

Click-here to find your business opportunities in Ghana!

Briskly rising West African imports of energy and electro technology (in billion Euro). According to ZVEI-German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association the figures for energy and electro technology imports reflect the briskly rising exchange especially in this sector. West African imports of energy and electro-technology rose by 27.3% in 2011, to 7.642 billion Euro. West African imports in this sector stood firm on a high level in 2012, amounting to 7.402 billion Euro.

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Review WACEE 2012. Organised with full governmental support from all over West Africa, WACEE'12 - The 1st West African Clean Energy & Environment Exhibition & Conference was a real success for both, exhibitors and visitors alike.  Indeed, during the 3 days of professional meetings and debate, the event gathered a thousand professionals from all over West Africa discussing business with 67 exhibitors of 6 countries, 50 speakers and 500 participants to the conferences. Exhibitors showed themselves satisfied with the results of their participation and praised the high quality of the visitors. WACEE'12 succeeded to fulfill its mission as a confirmed regional hub and an international showcase for scientific innovations and technologies in the field of energy, electronics and renewables. 

For full details of the 2012 event, please click here.

For photos, please view the gallery.