Future Energy East Africa features Women in Power Luncheon, German Pavilion, 12 Utility CEOs
By: Future Energy East Africa
The Acting CEO of Kenya Power, Jared Otieno; the Principal Secretary of Kenya's Ministry of Energy, Dr Joseph Njoroge; and Mrs Rebecca Miano, CEO of KenGen, are leading a veritable who's who of the region's utilities that will be speaking at the event and attending sessions. More than 12 utility CEOs from Kenya, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Malawi and Rwanda have already confirmed their attendance at the Utility CEO Forum: East Africa that is taking place during Future Energy East Africa at the KICC.
German Country Pavilion
For the first time, the event also welcomes an official German Country Pavilion to the KICC in Nairobi. "The East African market is a growing and attractive market for German suppliers of energy solutions" says Kerstin Maaß, Deputy Head of Coordination Office 'German Energy Solutions Initiative' (GESI) and Advisor to the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.
"We are really looking forward to Future Energy East Africa" says Ms Maaß. "All of the German companies on our stand are energy solution providers: we have manufacturers of solar home systems including storage solutions, project developer in wind, solar and biogas, manufacturer of water turbines, a constructor of agricultural and co-fermentation plants, and a provider of digital measurement systems."
Women in Power Luncheon
The Future Energy East Africa conference is also proud to host this year's highly anticipated Women in Power Luncheon in partnership with KenGen's Pink Energy Leadership institute.
Women in Power Luncheon confirmed speakers:
- Rebecca Miano, CEO, KenGen, Kenya
- Wangechi Mwangi, Senior Systems Analyst KenGen, Kenya
- Charity Wanjiku, Chief Operating Officer, Strauss Energy, Kenya
- Linda Davis, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Partnerships of Women Entrepreneurs in Renewables, Kenya
- Wangari Muchiri, Renewable Energy Engineer, Kenya Green Building Society, Kenya
Nairobi can expect a real energy invasion next week as the 2019 edition of Future Energy East Africa is estimated to bring together more than 400 regional and international conference delegates, over 1000 expo visitors and more than 80 exhibitors.
The opening session on Tuesday, 17 September includes these VIP speakers:
- Jared Otieno, Acting CEO, Kenya Power, Kenya
- Dr Joseph Njoroge, Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Petroleum
- Patrick Obath, Chairman of the Board, Standard Chartered Bank, Kenya
- Amar Inamdar, CEO, Kawisafi Ventures, Kenya
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