Together with the Delegation of the European Union to Togo (EUD), GIZ and the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Togo, ARE will co-organise the 1-day Atelier Off-Grid B2B Togo on 12 June 2019 in conjunction with the Togo-EU Economic Forum championed by the EUD in Lomé on 13-14 June 2019. The event is a must-attend for anyone interested in the Togolese off-grid and mini-grid market. 

The aim is to bring together up to 50 off- and mini-grid stakeholders including private sector representatives such as project developers, investors and technology providers, as well as public sector officials from the Government of Togo and local authorities, and international development partners.

The 1-day event will feature:

  • Panel on the current state of and opportunities in the off-grid market in Togo
  • Panel on financing off-grid and mini-grid solutions in Togo
  • B2B Networking and evening reception

 

Programme:

Atelier Off-Grid B2B Togo, 12 June 2019
Conference Chair: His Excellency the Minister of Mines and Energy of the Republic of Togo Ably-Bidamon or his representative, Ministry of Mines and Energy of the Republic of Togo  

08.00 – 09.00

Registration of participants and coffee

09.00 – 09.15

Welcome remarks and introduction 

  • Bruno Hanses, Chief of political selection, press and information, Delegation of the European Union to Togo
  • Dr. Markus Wagner, Country Director, GIZ
  • David Lecoque, Senior Policy and Business Development Manager, Alliance for Rural Electrification

09.15 – 09.25

Formal opening of the Conference

  • His Excellency the Minister of Mines and Energy of the Republic of Togo Ably-Bidamon or his representantive, Ministry of Mines and Energy of the Republic of Togo  

09.25 – 10.40

The current state of the off-grid and mini-grid market in Togo

Overview and discussion on Togo's sustainable energy access policy, focusing on the opportunities and challenges of the market for off-grid and mini-grid systems in Togo.

  • Astria Fataki, President, Energy Generation (moderator)
  • Antoine Veyre, Chief Financial Officer, Sunkofa Energy

Question and Answer Session

10.40 – 11.00

Coffee Break

11.00 – 12.20

Financing of off-grid and mini-grid solutions in Togo 

Overview and discussion on the financing of off-grid and mini-grid systems in Togo, focusing on available instruments and mechanisms, how to access them and the role of private investment. 

  • Antonio Capone, First Secretary and Head of Infrastructure & Environment Section, Delegation of the European Union to Togo (moderator)
  • Peter Vissers, Finance Catalyst, GET.invest
  • Zakari Darou-Salim, General Director, Togolese Bank Union
  • Florian Paffenholz, Technical  Advisor, GIZ
  • Yves Ehlert, Senior Programme Manager, EDFI - ElectriFI

Question and Answer Session

12.20 – 12.30

Closing remarks and introduction to B2B

  • His Excellency the Minister of Mines and Energy of the Republic of Togo Ably-Bidamon or his representantive, Ministry of Mines and Energy of the Republic of Togo
  • David Lecoque, Senior Policy and Business Development Manager, Alliance for Rural Electrification

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch Break

14.00 – 16.00

B2B and Networking

The forum will be held in English and French, with simultaneous translation to the other language

 

More information and registration:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/billets-atelier-off-grid-b2b-togo-61419296770

 

Date events
12 June 2019
Where
Lomé, Togo
CO2 Neutral Flights

ARE offsets its travel-related CO2 emissions

Contact

David Lecoque

Senior Policy & Business Development Manager

+32 2 709 55 25

Ling Ng

Communications & Marketing Manager

+32 2 709 55 42