VP Koung Travels To Barcelona, Spain For Africa Energy Forum


Vice President Jeremiah Kpan Koung departed Liberia June 24, 2024, to attend the 25th edition of the Africa Energy Forum (AEF), scheduled for June 25-28, 2024, in Barcelona, Spain. Vice President Koung will deliver an opening statement at the session on Advancing Renewable Energy Projects for Sustainable Value Chains.  He will join a panel of experts to discuss the prospects of renewable energy, with a particular focus on solar projects, aimed at meeting the growing demand for alternative energy sources across the African continent. VP Koung is also scheduled to participate in an exclusive business and trade roundtable discussion with John Humphrey, the UK Government’s Trade Commissioner for Africa. This engagement will provide an opportunity to meet with leading UK energy investors and EPC contractors who are keen on providing clean energy solutions in Africa. In addition to these engagements, the Vice President will hold discussions with the World Bank Group, African Development Bank, Infinity Power, JA-Solar, JCM Power, among others. These meetings will highlight investment opportunities in Liberia aimed at improving electricity delivery capacity. Vice President Koung’s participation underscores Liberia’s commitment to advancing its energy infrastructure and promoting sustainable development. His involvement at the AEF will focus on fostering international cooperation, attracting investments, and addressing the energy challenges and opportunities within Liberia and the African continent. The Africa Energy Forum brings together senior government officials and private sector executives to explore opportunities for expanding public and private cooperation in the energy sector.

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