The Eastern Africa Renewable Energy Summit & Expo April, 2010 (E.A.R.E.S 2010)

Venue: Laico Regency Hotel

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Event Date/Time: Apr 06, 2010 End Date/Time: Apr 07, 2010
Registration Date: Apr 01, 2010
Early Registration Date: Mar 15, 2010
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Eastern African region is emerging as global hub for renewable energy; The Eastern Africa Renewable Energy Summit will be the venue for the largest and most diverse gathering of world leaders, investors, policy makers, researchers, financial institutions and experts dedicated to the sector from 6th – 7th April, 2010

As the Region continues to register consistent and positive economic growth rates, there are serious concerns that energy supply and access challenges are already encumbering the region's overall growth prospects. It should, however, be noted that Eastern Africa has vast renewable and non-renewable energy resources that largely go unexploited.

Renewable Energy markets in Eastern Africa are still in their infancy and require significant public and private financing support and rapid technology diffusion. However, changing government perception in favour of Renewable Energy is adding impetus to market development. Increasingly, Renewable Energy projects are viewed as an effective tool to increase the levels of energy security in both off-grid and grid connected applications.”

The Summit reflects the growing international profile of Eastern Africa in renewable energy and the summit's vital contribution to the sector. To offer decision makers a comprehensive overview of the potential of renewable energy markets in the Eastern African. The Summit will highlight the key developments and trends in Renewable energy markets in the region.

It’s with this in mind that EIDEA Group Ltd thought of organizing the above mentioned event to address key issues such as:

1. Legislation / Regulation and Policy Frame work
2. Finance and Investment
3. Renewable Energy for Rural and Urban Development
4. Renewable Energy Technology Transfer and Development a). Biomass and biofuels technologies in Eastern Africa b). Solar Energy and Wind c). Hydro Power Development and Geothermal d). Cogeneration