Ade Yesufu, Exhibition Director, Energy Portfolio – MEA, Informa Markets, has said that the persisting energy crisis in Nigeria was in focus at the just concluded Middle East Energy Conference in Dubai, UAE.
He also said that Nigeria the Nigerian delegation was able to get the world to appreciate potential solutions to the blockages, and routes to the energy transformation in Africa.
The conference became a potent center to advocate for Nigeria and the African energy transition issues. While emphasizing the importance of the appropriate political will and policies in winning over investors and making the industry bankable, he stated that the occasion gave answers to metering problems, enhanced current infrastructure, link Nigeria to vital investors, and exposed the nation to ideas that would enhance the sector.
The 48th edition of the event, which renowned international exhibitors attended, brought together buyers and sellers from many nations to examine the most recent developments in energy goods and solutions.
It will offer unrivaled chances to network with international energy suppliers, find goods and services that are reshaping the energy industry, and established strong commercial ties.
In a release, Afrah Packirsaibo, the conference director for Informa Markets’ Energy Portfolio for the MEA region, announced that the event would prioritize innovation and technology toward net-zero, particularly energy solutions like solar and hydrogen.
She listed issues including security, digital technology, mini-grid technology, and gas to electricity in addition to obstacles like access to finance, better infrastructure, and these.
She mentioned the Nigerian delegation include representatives from the Nigerian ministry of power, the Transmission Company of Nigeria [TCN], the Rural Electrification Agency [REA], as well as other players from Nigeria and other countries in Africa.
The goal of the event is to lead the MEA area through the energy transition and create resilient energy infrastructures and systems. With renewable energy and other growing sectors offering significant growth potential, the global energy revolution holds new promise for Nigeria’s economic and social development.