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The 2nd edition of the international conference on solar energy "AfricaSolar 2014" that was meant to be held November 20th to 22nd 2014 was postponed to a later date.

Read the Ministry of Mining and Energy of Burkina Faso’s communication about the postponement of the conference (in french)

 

To learn more about AfricaSolar, read the following:


  • Documents to download:

Appendix 1 : Thematics of the conference
Appendix 2 : Paper writing guideline
Appendix 3 : Presentation Template
Concept note
Programme

  • Register for the conference or submit a paper:
    • using the online platform (coming soon)
      or

2iE and the Ministry of Mining and Energy of Burkina Faso in partnership with The University of Ouagadougou and the University of Perpignan are convening the 2nd edition of AfricaSolar, the international gathering of solar power’s stakeholders in Africa.

This event is planned to last from November 20th to 22nd and will gather about 300 attendants around the theme: « Solar Market in Africa, Strengths and weaknesses ».

AfricaSolar 2014 will bring together a great number of players, international scientists; investors interested in West Africa’s economic opportunities or experts on the area and give the chance to conduct a shared brainstorming. Conferences, debates and experience sharing will be put to contribution to bring out concrete recommendations for public and private stakeholders and decision makers in order to promote the development of the solar market in Africa.

The New Biyearly meeting for Solar Energy stakeholders in Africa

The first edition of AfricaSolar which took place in 2012 permitted to assess the solar energy’s potentials of Africa, the appropriate funding mechanisms and the policies that need to be put in place in order to boost the development of the domain in the continent. This 2nd edition is part of an ongoing agenda and will be oriented on:

  • The assessment of different solar technologies
  • The opportunities provided by each of them
  • The strengths and weaknesses of the solar market in Africa

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