ARE, in collaboration with the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP), hosted an Off-grid Matchmaking Event the day before IOREC on 29 September 2016 in Nairobi. The venue was the Pavilion room of the Safari Park Hotel, located Kasarani off Thika Road, P.O. Box 45038 - 00100 Nairobi, Kenya and there were over 100 participants at the event.

The event, featured structured B2B and B2Finance matchmaking sessions and aimed at facilitating networking and identification of business partners and financiers for the participants, as well as advancing existing projects at different stages of maturity. It was complemented by presentations on the business services offered by ARE and the RECP and a high-level reception.

Agenda

11h30 – 13h00

Registration & Lunch

13h00 –13h15

Opening remarks

Dr. Eng. Joseph K. Njoroge, Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Petroleum of Kenya

13h15 –13h30

ARE welcome and overview of business services

Marcus Wiemann, Executive Director, ARE

13h30 – 14h00

The Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Program (RECP): A service platform for renewable energy market development in Africa

Michael Franz, Program Coordinator, Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Program

14h00 – 14h30

Coffee break & transition to matchmaking

14h30 – 16h00

B2B Matchmaking Session I

16h00 – 16h30

Coffee break & transition to matchmaking

16h30 – 18h00

B2B Matchmaking Session II

18h00 – 20h30

Event closing - Reception

 

Date events
29 September 2016
Where
Safari Park Hotel, Kasarani off Thika Road, P.O. Box 45038 - 00100 Nairobi, Kenya.
© RECP

Contact

David Lecoque

Policy & Business Development Manager

+32 2 709 55 25

Jens Jaeger

Policy & Business Development Officer

+32 2 709 55 42