Experts Harp on Adoption of Renewable Energy in Nigeria


Bennett Oghifo
The search for sustainable energy sources to power homes and businesses in Nigeria is now the focus of mainstream institutions in the country.

The Energy Institute Nigeria, for instance, is set to brainstorm on how to achieve sustainable energy in the country, employing the expertise of experts at a session themed “Energy Dynamics, current issues and policy options.”
The inaugural Energy Sustainability Conference 2018 has a robust list of speakers who will set the benchmark for best practices, debate, trends and solutions for the future of energy in Nigeria.

The conference, which will take place on October 11th, 2018, in Lagos, would specifically focus on roundtable discussions on oil and gas, power generation and renewable energy.
These were designed to deliver a focused approach providing valuable market insight.

There will also be panel discussions with keynote speakers and policy professionals to discuss best practices, while debating the issues at hand; speed networking sessions for sponsoring companies and participants where guests and participants can network and discuss in a relaxed environment, a statement by the organisers explained.

The conference would also feature experts who are leaders in government and public policy, industry leaders from the private sector policy makers, regulators, energy consultants and analysts, who would discuss and analyse critical issues on creating an energy sustainable future for Nigeria by promoting the exchange of knowledge, best practices, innovative ideas and past experiences between important stakeholders from across the energy spectrum.

Speakers include: Mr. Osten Olorunsola, Chairman, Energy Institute Nigeria; Louis Kingham, CEO Energy Institute; Prof. Abubakar Sani Sambo, Vice Chairman, World Energy Council; Mr. Ademola Adeyemi-Bero, Managing Director/CEO First E&P, among others.
The conference would also provide exclusive round-table networking opportunities chaired by leading organisations with innovative projects and initiatives within the energy sector. It will also identify synergies and forge partnerships in off-grid renewable energy.

Speaking about the conference, Olorunshola said: “In today’s changing landscape, Nigeria is re-imagining its position as a hub, leveraging its current strength in physical trade and its position of neutral governance to create new control points towards building a smart nation.

“I am excited to speak at the Inaugural conference and look forward to sharing successful strategies on how the energy sector can fulfill its role in the industrial, technological, economic and social development of the country,” he added.

The Energy Institute Energy Sustainability Conference 2018 is organised by the Energy Institute Nigeria. The Energy Institute is the chartered professional membership body bringing global energy expertise together. Its ambition is that energy, and its critical role in our world, is better understood, managed and valued.