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Decentralized Renewable Energy Solutions for an inclusive and sustainable development in East Africa

November 28, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

12:00 AM
12:00 AM
Jan 01, 1970

The French Embassy in Kenya and the French Chamber of Commerce in Kenya are jointly organizing a seminar on Decentralized Renewable Energies in East Africa on November 28th. This seminar aims at discussing the market dynamics of this sector, presenting French innovation and expertise, while promoting contacts and collaborations between French companies and East African public and private partners.

* 9.30 am EAT – Panel Discussion 1 – Enabling access to electricity with mini-grids
– Kennedy OMUTANYI – Government Relations and Advocacy Consultant, Africa Mini-Grid Developers Association
– Caroline KIMATHI – Renewable Energy Manager, Energy and Petroleum Regulation Authority
– Nyokabi GITAHI & Muslim JANOOWALA – French Development Agency (AFD)
– Mathew KIMOLO – Kenya Country Director, Sagemcom
Moderator: Mathieu ECOIFFIER, French Embassy in Kenya

* 10.45 am EAT – Panel Discussion 2 – Residential and commercial market for stand-alone renewable solutions
– Patrick TONUI – Head of Policy and Regional Strategy, GOGLA
– Jon EXEL – Senior Energy specialist, World Bank
Philippe ROBERT – East Africa Regional Director & Managing Director Uganda, Engie Energy Access
– Doreen GITUI – Access to Energy Business Development Specialist, TotalEnergies
Moderator: Julie TROGNON, French Embassy in Kenya

* 11.45 am EAT – Panel Discussion 3 – Beyond energy, decentralized solutions for the provision of essential services
– Jason GRAS – CEO, StimaBoda
– Dennis KEYA – Country Manager Kenya, EDF
– Bradford MMENE – WASH engineer, Kenya Red Cross Society
– Beatrice MUSYOKA – Chief Economist, KenGen
Moderator: Laure PAUGAM, French Chamber of Commerce in Kenya

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November 28, 2022
9:30 am - 2:30 pm