Wind Power North Africa

October 18 to 21, 2015 - Cairo, Egypt

North Africa boasts exceptional wind energy conditions. Egypt aims to generate 7.2GW of wind energy by 2020 and Morocco has plans to develop 2GW of wind capacity by 2016 and 2.7GW by 2030. Tunisia is also planning to double its installed wind capacity with a target of 505MW by 2016 and 2.7GW by 2030. To help achieve these objectives, Wind Power North Africa will explore the policy framework and formulate a strategy for driving the region’s wind power market forward.

Focusing on Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Libya, and Tunisia, the event will enable you to network with key project stakeholders from regional governments, international developers, investors, and the world’s leading wind power companies to identify opportunities for your business.

Top 5 reasons why you should attend:

  • Hear about the latest projects and tenders directly from project holders to learn about their requirements and identify opportunities for your business
  • Network with stakeholders representing government, energy agencies and national utilities from across the region to develop strong business relationships and gain a competitive edge
  • Meet investors from commercial banks, development banks, equity funds, regional sovereign funds to understand the best project financing options
  • Establish your presence in a market to facilitate long term co-operation for large-scale wind power development
  • Analyse potential partnerships, opportunities and areas of demand for your business which can be accessed through North Africa’s flourishing wind power market


  • Pre-Conference Workshop: Learn projects details of the 150MW renewable power plant in Egypt Eastern Desert of El-Minya Governorate
  • The potential of wind power projects in Egypt within the Ministry of Electricity and Energy’s electricity strategy
  • The impact of Egyptian renewable energy projects on the optimum utilisation of conventional power plants up to 2022
  • Driving wind power development forward in North Africa: Policy frameworks and regulatory update
  • The future of power transmission, distribution systems and utilities management in Egypt
  • Tarfaya 300MW: A case study in wind farm development in North Africa
  • Wind power – smart grid opportunities and challenges
  • Egypt renewable energy projects investments – challenges and opportunities
  • Finance and investment – how to access foreign capital: Opening up the wind energy market to international lenders
  • Forecasting net load fluctuations in the transmission and distribution system
  • Decentralised microenergy supply system for rural areas based on a product service system methodology using ICT system
  • Future perspectives for the micro-energy market in Egypt
  • Infrastructure, grid, connection, transmission and distribution
  • Reviewing wind power projects from both the development and financial perspective
  • Towards a national energy efficiency action plan in Tanzania
  • Financing renewable energy in Egypt