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AFD Digital Energy Day : see you on September 25th!

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AFD Digital Energy Day : see you on September 25th!
At May 21 2024

The Digital Energy community is organising the first Digital Energy Day, an event dedicated to renewable energy players and energy access in Africa, to be held at the end of September in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.

The Digital Energy programme is anchoring its activities at a local level, bringing together all those involved in renewable energy in Africa for an event that promotes meetings and the sharing of knowledge. The 25th September, get ready for an event that will give you the opportunity to :

  • Discover and join the Digital Energy community ;
  • Meet public and private players in the energy sector, as well as innovation and entrepreneurship support structures ;
  • Present your innovative projects and identify funding opportunities.

The event will take place at ITC in Abidjan and will be devoted to knowledge-sharing and networking, to encourage meetings between renewable energy players from the continent and West Africa on a range of topics. The day will close with a cocktail reception to continue the discussions. The event will take place at key West African incubators, with an immersion in their structures, which promote the sharing of innovative experience and knowledge between peers on a variety of themes.

Which topics will be covered at Digital Energy Day?

- Collaboration between operators and start-ups & public/private partnerships
- Making the most of energy data
- New payment solutions
- Development of an innovation startup studio/lab
- The impact of AI on renewable energies

- Partnerships between incubators and start-ups
- Financing strategy
- Entrepreneurs' toolbox (HR, legal, etc.)
- Mastering do/don't support structures
- Soft landing support
... and many more!

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