Day 2: Track 1 (Room Adan Sonia)

SESSION 2: Competitive bidding in clean energy mini-grids, an emerging trend in West Africa

Moderator: Jeff Felten, AfDB

Keynote:  

• Dr. Afolabi Otitoju, Findings and Recommendations of  Regional Workshop on Clean Energy Mini-Grids (CEMGs)

Round table Panelists:

• Mr. Hamidine SALOUOU, Directeur General, Agence Nigérienne de Promotion de l’Electrification en milieu Rural, Niger
• Mathilde SIRBU, Business Developer, Power Corner – ENGIE Africa
• Aaron Leopold, Chief Executive Officer, Africa Mini-grid Developers Association
• Benjamin Kamara, DGE, Sierra Leone

Discussions/Q&A
Launch of the manual on design of CEMG done by ECREEE and AZIMUT 360

Day 2: Track 2 (Room Mermoz 1)

SESSION 3: Product Registration Databases

• Role and functionality of product databases
• Case studies for national and regional databases
• Proposed database concept to support ECOWAS standards implementation –
By CLASP

Discussions/Q&A
Experience of Ghana’s product database

• Overview of the database

Product Testing Best Practice

• The role of testing and accommodating testing needs
• Best practice for national and regional testing capacity

Building testing capacity in Nigeria

• Building testing capacity – lessons learned
• Future considerations

SIGNING OF MoU BETWEEN CLASP AND ECREEE