Evolution to Renewable Energy is the Only Solution – Nigeria

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The Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo 2014 is Nigeria’s leading alternative energy Expo. NAEE 2014 takes place at the  Shehu Musa Yar ‘ Adua Centre Abuja, from October  22 – 24  2014. The event will feature an impressive line-up of local and international speakers, delegates and exhibitors, who will gather to debate a new energy future for Africa’s most populous nation.

This year’s conference will focus on the theme: “Evolution to Renewable energy is the only solution”.

NAEE 2014 takes place in partnership with Africa Sustainable Energy Association (AFSEA),  the Renewable Energy Programme of the Ministry of Environment, Energy Commission, The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC) and National Agency on Science and Engineering and Infrastructure, (NASENI) and SMEDAN  as well as numerous other local and multinational organizations, like Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), Africa Renewable Energy Alliance, ADB, and World Bank, Clean Energy Business Council from both the public and private sectors. This year event will attract more than 4,000 renewable energy power professionals and exhibiting companies from all over the World.

We are empowering local communities through various projects to become more self sufficient. Initiatives include renewable energy solutions, food security, skills development and job creation. Our CSI Projects is assisting local schools by providing them with photo-voltaic solar panel systems, thus reducing their energy bills and offsetting the carbon footprint of the school through the use of renewable energy.
The objective of the Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo is to:

  • Create a platform for all stakeholders to network and transfer knowledge and skills.
  • Raise awareness and educate the public about climate change in Nigeria and the World.
  • Showcase both local and international initiatives and technologies that are at the forefront of renewable energy and climate change resilience.
  • Mobilise Nigerians across all sectors to act on climate change in all aspects of their lives. Create a platform for Business, Government and NGO’s to showcase Alternative Energy solutions and climate change initiatives and technologies.

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NAEE is designed to enable participants stay abreast of developments and highlight issues affecting the energy industry and further highlight technologies, strategies and policies covering the wind, solar, biofuel, hydrocarbon, geothermal, ocean/tidal/wave, Agriculture, environment, finance,  and hydrogen in Nigeria.  There has never been a better time to be a part of this exciting moment that the Nigerian government as pledged to deliver uninterrupted power through alternative energy. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with thousands of experts’ and stake holders in the Nigerian Market.
The Workshop
This session will highlighting the progress so far, challenges and options for generation, transmission, distribution and management of the Nigeria’s Energy sector. Government officials, Company executives, Captains of industries and Parastatals, amongst others will present papers.

The Expo
This session will be held concurrently with the expo, the Expose will focus on presentations by leading experts on sustainable energy solutions for today and the future of Nigeria. The exhibitor will present their latest technologies and innovations that are already on display to the audience. There will be special Event Day/s and product launch during the Expo please contact Organizers if you are interested.  Request brochure

Attend NAEE 2014 and benefit:
• Networking amongst more than 200 senior level energy sector experts and decision-makers planning and reforming the Nigeria energy sector.
• Hearing from expert speakers presenting the latest and best industry practice.
• Visiting over 100 leading energy suppliers showcasing the latest technologies, equipment and services.
• Reviewing policy and regulation, industry progress, and changing market trends.
• Establishing a remarkable presence in the Nigerian market
• Sourcing and commissioning of local agents for your products  Request brochure

Attend NAEE 2014 and meet:
• Government & Municipality Representatives
• African Utilities & African Ministers of Energy
• Project Developers/Consultants / Analysts
• Environmental Engineering
• Equipment & Technology Solutions
• Banks/Investors/Insurance
• Energy representatives from the continent
• Automotive & Transport
• Green energy experts
• Commodity Traders / agents &

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DATE & VENUE
• Press Day: 21 October , 2014
• Workshop & Expo Day 1: 22 October , 2014
• Expo Day 2 Green Award and Investment Forum: 23 October , 2014
• Expose day 3 & Networking: 24 October , 2014.

Time: 9am – 5pm.

Musa Yar’Adua International Center is located in the central area of Abuja about 50 meters from the Sheraton Hotel, Abuja. Has a size of 110 x 110 meters providing a floor area of approximately 10,000sqm. The center providing an exhibition hall with an impressive and professional permanent exhibition presenting the life story and the achievements of Shehu Musa Yar’Adua.

Admission
Admission to the Exhibition is free but Conference and One on One with Stakeholders requires registration.

Registration
All visitors must register on arrival at the Venue. Registration cards must be obtained before one can gain entry into the venue. Invitation cards may be obtained from the Organizers office at the Exhibition arena. Admission badges will be issued and must be worn at all time in the venue for security reasons. Subsequent entries can be made without further registration provided that the assigned badges are won.

Event Space 
A stage with big screen TV and space for a capacity crowd of 500 visitors is proposed to host events such concerts, product launches, stage performances and documentary screenings.

Conference Facilities 
For more formal meetings and networking opportunities, conference facilities will be used, including a  400 seater auditorium, cocktail venue and individual boardrooms.

Features of NAEE 2014

1.       Eco-Leaders

This Programme is aimed at helping local government officials turn clean energy visions into reality. This will serve as a virtual clearing house of clean energy policy information and tools, and leverage assistance of global partners to offer policy best practices, peer-to-peer learning, expert policy assistance, and training. This programme will promote synthesized lessons from several countries on policies, regulations, planning, and practices for effectively achieving and managing significant renewable energy penetration into municipalities. Participants will be connected to a global network of clean energy experts for personalized attention and quick response to technical assistance on strategies, regulations, standards, financial incentives, and deployment programs. this is the CSI NAEE is committed to.

2.       Green Award

This initiative is to honour and recognize companies (of all sizes), government departments, schools, individuals and organizations who have demonstrated their commitment to the advancement of energy efficiency by implementing policies, projects and training that are relevant, innovative and effective in the fields of Green Economy, Energy Efficiency, Urban planning, Communication, Ecology, Engineering, Policy, Clean technology, Lean process, ERPs, Counteracting the disruption of nature such as Mitigating water scarcity & flooding, Preventing and managing pollution, Climate-proofing of infrastructure etc. The winners of the award will be invited to receive the award and sign the Be Green Declaration during the gala dinner in front of an international audience at the 2013 NAEE.

3.       Investors Networking Area

The networking areas aim to create engagement session for exhibitors/investors to meet your team and establish relationship on state wide investment opportunities and facilitate as a kick-off stage for industry solution introduction to the state. Additionally, formal and informal meeting rooms will be provided to host private meetings, with Information Technology services (internet, teleconferencing, printing etc) forming part of the facilities as well as an on-line match making platform to allow exhibitors, delegates and visitors to network, meet and make new connections.

4.       Media Hub

The media hub is open to all local and international press and media. Facilities to be included are high speed internet, video and teleconferencing facilities and an open office layout. Facilities for a local broadcaster may be provided to host TV interviews, talk shows, etc.

5.      Re-duce Re-use Re-cycle Station programme.

Part of the mandate of the expo is to be environmentally friendly and achieve a zero carbon foot print. The Re-duce Re-use Re-cycle station will house initiatives involved in these areas. Such initiatives include recycling, reducing emission by planting trees, the use of environmental friendly materials and placing of recycling bin at key location in the State. NNPC is a Gold sponsor of the programme.

Common Areas 
The common areas will showcase landscape art and sculpture, garden walls, rammed earth walls, hay bale walls, an indigenous forest, wind turbines, solar trackers and many other elements.
Country Information
Nigeria is the most populous black nation in the world and is among the ten largest oil producing Countries in the world, with a population of more than 150 million.
Land mass: 923,768 sq.km
Population: 140,003,542
Government: Three-tier-a Federal Government, 36 States Governments, 774, Local Government Administrations.
Official Language: English
Main indigenous Languages: Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba
Main Commercial/Industrial Cities: Lagos, Abeokuta, Onitsha, Aba, Kano, Kaduna, Enugu, Port Harcourt, Warri
Main Ports: Lagos Apapa, tin-can Island], Warri, Port Harcourt, Calabar
Main Airports: Lagos, Kano, Port Harcourt, Kaduna, Enugu, Calabar, Owerri, Maiduguri, Asaba
Currency: Naira and Kobo N1.00=100k [one naira= hundred kobo / 1 USD = 155 NGN ] Climate: Temperatures across Nigeria are relatively high with a very narrow variation in seasonal and diurnal ranges [22-36t]. There are two basic seasons; wet and dry. Wet Season lasts from April to October; while Dry Season, is from November to March.

Media and Promotion
The Organizing Committee has initiated comprehensive communication and marketing campaigns and drives aimed at attracting high profile Exhibitors and Visitors across the globe.
The campaign will include but not limited to:
• Extensive and intensive advertising in Nigerian print and electronic media
• Press releases and conferences
• e-mail campaigns
• Website updated on regular basis
• Thousands of pre-show mailers to Trade, Professional, and Government Officials
• Radio, Television and Press Media all round coverage
• Signboards to be placed at strategic places across Nigeria
• Extensive and intensive Posters campaigns
• Advertising through the Commercial Attaches of Foreign Embassies and High Commissions in Nigeria
• Advertising through the Nigerian and other Bi-lateral Chambers of Commerce and Industry

The Organizers will offer a comprehensive Show Management Services during the build-up period and throughout the duration of the event. These services will include:
• Comprehensive Press Coverage
• Business Contacts and Meetings Arrangements
• Floor Control Management

Information and Services
After completion of the application form and payment, exhibitors will receive an Exhibition Brochure which contains all detailed information and instruction to facilitate their successful participation at the expo.
For more information contact: [email protected]

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