The maiden National Conference of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Associations (REEEA)-Alliance took place from March 1st to 2nd 2022 at Sheraton Hotels Abuja. The theme of the Conference was: “Optimizing opportunities in the Energy Transition Value Chain”. The Honorable Minister of Power, Engr. Abubakar D. Aliyu opened the ceremony and delivered the keynote speech.
The two-day event attracted dignitaries such as the Deputy Ambassador of Germany, Martin Huth; Duke Benjamin, Head of Programme, Nigeria Energy Support Programme(NESP), Mr. Christian Moenke, Project Manager, BSW Solar. Also in attendance were Dr Emma Fitzgerald, Independent NED SEPLAT Energy and Expert Adviser to the World Economic Forum (WEF), MS Gina Elisa Lagunes Diaz, Head of the German-Nigerian Hydrogen Office, amongst others. Also in attendance were heads of the critical Ministries, Department, Agencies(MDAs) such as Mr. Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad, MD Rural Electrification Agency(REA); Dr Nnaemeka Ewelukwa, MD/CEO Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) and Engr. Tukur Aliyu MD Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA), The Honourable Minister of State Power Hon. Goddy Jedy-Agba and DG, Energy Commission of Nigeria(ECN), Prof Eli Jidere Bala were ably represented. Private sector practitioners, academics, the civil society organization and media, diplomatic corps, development partners, among other numerous participants were in attendance.
This maiden National Conference had six (6) Plenary Sessions and six breakout sessions with Panelists drawn from among the delegates.