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Powering West Africa's Clean Energy Transition

2 defining conferences enabling sustainable, affordable, and reliable energy access within West Africa

Conferences at Nigeria Energy 2023

Celebrating a legacy of 10 years, Nigeria Energy has emerged as West Africa's leading platform bringing together various stakeholders across the energy value chain. This year's anniversary edition will present delegates with the unique opportunity to hear, engage, and network with key industry stakeholders within the sector. With a focus on addressing the critical challenge of energy access, Nigeria Energy 2023 will feature 2 impactful conferences including a high-level Leadership Summit and a Technical Seminar.

Nigeria Energy Leadership Summit

The Nigeria Energy 2023 Leadership Summit aims to gather all stakeholders involved in the value chain, including government leaders, gas companies supplying fuel to grid-connected plants, independent power producers, generation, distribution, and transmission companies, technology providers, and agencies facilitating the development of renewable and off-grid solutions.

Technical Seminar

The Technical Seminar aims to bring leading cutting-edge innovations and technologies that are changing the game of energy. These success stories aim to be instrumental to stakeholders in the generating, transmission and distribution sector. A dedicated knowledge hub for energy innovators to learn, share industry best practices and scientific developments in the energy sector.

Key themes for Leadership Summit

Regulations, reforms, and policy updates - 2023 and beyond


Finance & Investments - The catalyst to boost energy access in Nigeria


Digitalization and the grids of the future


Technical topics of discussion

Explore the practical application of the latest research and innovation, and technological advancements in the energy and utilities sector important to stakeholders building, operating, and maintaining power plants, and transmission and distribution grids.

Day 1, Tuesday, 19 September 2023

Transmission and Distribution

Day 2, Wednesday, 20 September 2023

- Energy consumption & Management
- Renewables and clean energy solutions  
Day 3, Thursday, 21 September 2023

Critical back-up power and generation

Confirmed speakers for 2023

  • Mr. Ahmad Salihijo, MD/CEO, Rural Electrification of Nigeria
  • Mr. Arsh Sharma, Senior Energy Specialist, The World Bank
  • Mr. Ayodeji Ademilua, President, Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria
  • Mr. Clark Ebipere Kesiena, Special Advisor, Central Bank of Nigeria
  • Dr. Fadekunayo Adeniyi, Co-Founder/Chief Operating Officer, PawaVest
  • Mr. Godfrey Ogbemudia, Programme Manager-Energy and Circular Economy Green and Digital Economy Section, Delegation of the European Union to the Federal Republic of Nigeria & ECOWAS
  • Ms. Ibi Ogunbiyi, Partner, Olaniwun Ajayi
  • Dr.  Idowu Oyebanjo, Chief Technical Officer, FGN Power Company

  • Ms. Josephine Udonsak, Partner, Dentons ACAS-Law
  • Dr. Muntaqa Umar-Sadiq, Head - Energy Transition Office, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA)
  • Mr. Olabode Sowunmi, SLA to the Senate President, National Assembly
  • Mr. Olakunle Williams, CEO, Tetracore Energy
  • Mr. Olaniyi James Ogunleye, Managing Director, Carbon Limits Nigeria
  • Dr. Salisu Dahiru, Director General, National Council on Climate
  • Dr. Segun Adaju, CEO, Consistent Energy
  • Engr. Soibiton Isokariari, MD/CEO, Gas Aggregation Company of Nigeria
  • Ms. Tayo Rhodes-Vivour, Company Secretary and Legal Advisor, Gas Aggregation Company of Nigeria

Steering committee members

Abba Ibrahim Terab
Deputy General Manager Market Competition and Rates
Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)

Dolapo Kukoyi
Managing Partner
Detail Solicitors

Engr. Abubakar Ali-Dapshima
Director, Renewable and Rural Power Access Department
Federal Ministry of Power, Nigeria

Yusuf Umar
Portfolio Manager - Infrastructure Fund
Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA)

Chief (Mrs) A. N. Okuribido,
Women in Renewable Energy (WIRE-A)

Sponsorship Opportunities

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