In its fifth event under the PWCET series, ARE and Green People’s Energy (GBE) are organising a discussion with various stakeholders on "Understanding the Clean Energy Transition with Community-Driven Decentralised Renewable Energy Projects" on 24 May 2022 at 14:00 - 15:30 CEST

The discussion will focus on the latest publication prepared by the partners highlighting the necessity and impact of community-driven DRE projects to scale up renewables penetration in the energy mix and thereby achieve a clean energy transition.

Join us as we present key findings from the assessments based on the 12 community-driven DRE projects from Germany and selected countries in Africa featured in our publication.


Opening remarks

  • David Lecoque, CEO, ARE

Keynote Speech

  • Baerbel Hoehn, Special Representative for Energy in Africa, BMZ

Guest Speech

  • Divyam Nagpal, Programme Officer - Energy Access, IRENA


  • Deepak Mohapatra, Senior Officer – Business & Market Development, ARE


  • Helvi Ileka, Acting Director Center Head: Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, Namibia Energy Institute
  • Prof. Abubakr Bahaj, Professor of Sustainability, University of Southampton
  • Ruben Morgado, Executive Director, Carlos Morgado Foundation
  • Alexis Rehbinder, Business Development Manager MEA, GDS International


More information:

Date events
24 May 2022


Deepak Mohapatra

Senior Officer, Business & Market Development

+32 2 400 10 00