Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development

RENEWABLE ENERGY CONFERENCE 2022 (REC22)

RENEWABLE ENERGY CONFERENCE 2022 (REC22)

This November, between the 3rd – 5th 2022, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD)
through the National Renewable Energy Platform (NREP) is delighted to invite you to be part of the
second edition of the unprecedented Renewable Energy Conference 2022 at Kololo Independence
grounds. Uganda is endowed with abundance of renewable energy resources distributed all over the
country and it’s our responsibility to ensure sustainability and proper utilization of these resources. The
technical potential of renewable energy resources is hydropower at 4,500 MW, geothermal at 450MW,
biomass cogeneration at 1,650 MW, wind at 300 MW, biomass standing stock at 460 million tons, and
solar energy at 5.1 kWh/m². By 2021, the 1,346.6 MW installed electricity generating capacity in
Uganda constituted of hydropower (1,072.9 MW), bagasse (111.7 MW), thermal (101.1 MW), and solar
(60.9MW). Notably, biomass dominates Uganda’s energy mix. About 90% of the total primary energy
consumption is generated from biomass, which can be separated in firewood (78.6%), charcoal (5.6%)
and crop residues (4.7%). Electricity contributes only 1.4% to the national energy consumption while oil
products which are mainly used for vehicles and thermal power plants account for the remaining 9.7%.
Under the theme, “Renewable Energy for sustainable Industrialization, Inclusive Growth and Economic
Recovery,” the conference is anticipated to have a physical attendance of up to 2,000 people
comprising of energy sector stakeholders: development partners, civil society organizations, private
sector,academia, govemment, and the public. The Renewable Energy Conference 2022 (REC22)
intends to create a unifying platform for innovators, scientists, investors, partners, and consumers to
tap into renewable energy investment in Uganda, share experience and lessons leamed with others in
their quest for better energy solutions, engage and network with prospective partners and key
decision makers as well as goverment representatives.

The conference will also have an exhibition section with stalls for exhibitors to showcase their products
and services in parallel with the conference sessions. The conference sessions are meant to address
pressing issues in the sector and provide ways forward for promoting renewable energy for sustainble
development. To register and to get more information regarding partnership, exhibition stalls and
participation charges, visit our website www.re-conf.com. This year’s Renewable Energy Conference is
designed mainly: To promote exposure to novel and state of the art innovations and trends in the
energy sector through convergence of stakeholders, i.e., innovators, inventors, researchers, etc. To
facilitate both Business to Individual (b21) and Business 2 Business (B2B) interactions through;
networking and advertisement of products, services, and human capital; skilled employees and inters
in the sector. To equip participants with knowledge about Uganda’s renewable Energy prospects and
connect them to regional markets and potential clients

 

For more details, please download the pdf below
RENEWABLE ENERGY CONFERENCE 2022 (REC22)

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