Welcome to Lisbon

Welcome to Lisbon

The 21st Africa Energy Forum (aef) returns to Europe in 2019. For the first time ever we’re taking aef to the vibrant city of Lisbon in Portugal from 11-14th June, under the full support of the Portuguese government. The event will be held at the Lisbon Congress Centre.

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Why Portugal?

Connecting Europe and Africa: Portugal is closing the deal on the Portugal – Morocco interconnection project, enabling both countries to reinforce their renewable energy investment strategies and increase export and import between Europe and Africa.

Experience in deploying effective reliable renewable technologies: In 2016 Portugal was powered with 100% renewable energy- it ran on just wind, solar and hydro-generated electricity for 107 hours!

Portugal’s successful experience in investing in Portuguese speaking countries: Angola, Mozambique, Equatorial Guinea and Guinea-Bissau all have interesting investment opportunities. What lessons can be learnt from Portugal?