From 4-7 October 2015, South Africa hosted the first ever International Renewable Energy Conference on the African continent. With over 3,600 registered delegates from 82 countries, perspectives were varied and conversations were lively. Under the theme of Re-Energising Africa, delegates discussed the renewables value chain, needed regulatory frameworks for a transition to renewables, how to improve energy access and much more. SAIREC was also home to an exhibition and multiple side events showcasing pioneering innovations and products. Convened by REN21, SANEDI and the South African Department of Energy, SAIREC was responsible for spearheading the conversation on renewables in Africa.

Conference Report

SAIREC 2015 – provided a global platform for government ministers, high-level decision makers, experts, specialists and thought leaders, as well as private sector players and civil society, to discuss and exchange their visions, experiences and solutions to accelerate the global scale-up of renewable energy.

The SAIREC Report provides an insight and a summary of the topics discussed and the events that occurred at the Conference in 2015.

Conference Programme