Carbon to Renewable Energy Transition 2024
Training and Development Seminar
June 28 - 29, 2024
Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria
Corporate Africa Energy Academy, in partnership with industry and organizations, offers two-day interactive training Seminars to bring energy professionals up to date with the state of Africa’s energy industry, the transition from fossils to carbon-free economies, and the latest knowledge and technology needed to bridge skills gap re climate change and carbon-free economies. Courses will be held on the back of international energy events in Africa’s key economies and will examine the current state of energy in targeted economies, policies regulating energy sectors, incoming flows of investment, and opportunities available for corporate citizens, especially SMEs and minorities.
Building capacity to meet the needs of people without energy and prevent load shedding and power cuts requires collaboration at all levels, including private-public partnerships. Training also necessitates high levels of expertise, best standards, and technical know-how to guarantee that energy professionals become fully equipped with the knowledge and skills required to participate in the exciting opportunities of transitions to renewables. Trainers are energy professionals with solid experience in African energy and can forecast growth and development.
NAPTIN recognizes the significance of Corporate AfricaPower Africa training event to propel forward the renewable energy sector within West Africa, and we are committed to contributing our expertise and resources to ensure its success. We are pleased to nominate the following esteemed trainers from our institute, who are well-equipped with the high levels of knowledge, skills, and connections required to deliver the Corporate Africa energy program
Engr. Bawa Gamiya Garshima
Engr. Bawa Garshima Gamiya is an experienced electrical power system professional with expertise in renewable energy and conventional electric networks. He holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Nile University of Nigeria and a Bachelor’s degree from Federal University of Technology, Yola. As Principal Instructor, he facilitates courses on conventional and renewable power systems, develops curricula, design and implement course. Renewable Energy Academy (RENAC) of Germany-certified energy transformation expert with extensive experience in conventional power systems and renewable technologies, offering expert instruction in solar PV, wind, and hybrid systems. Engr. Bawa has contributed to international conferences and published papers.
Engr. Ezekiel Andrew Sule
Engr, Sule Ezekiel Andrew holds a masters Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bachelor’s of Engineering in Electrical and Computer and an Advance Diploma in Power Systems. He is a seasoned registered engineer with about 13 years working experience, in Power system Value chain (Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Renewable Energy), and Power System Technical and Vocational Training. Engr. Sule Ezekiel has attended several local and International professional training courses,seminars, workshops and conferences. He has contributed significantly through research to the academia and has made several presentations on power system, education and digital learning techniques. He is a member of Nigerian Society of Engineers, a seasoned power system designer, developer and operator, a certified Quality Assurance Assessor (QAA, Level 3), certified Solar Photovoltaic Installer and supervisor, an Instructional and content developer, and an OSHA Health and Safety supervisor. He is currently an Assistant Chief Instructor (Electrical) in the Department of Training, National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN), Regional Training Centre Kainji, Niger State.He is also a trainer in power system with the West African Power Pool (WAPP) centre of Excellence as well as a trainer of ANCEE under Association of Power Utilities in Africa (APUA).
Africa Energy & Renewable Energy Opportunities Nigeria
Opening remarks and presentation of the course content and format by James Norris, CEO of Corporate Africa: Introduction of the first trainer and training session.
Renewable energy is part of the third industrial revolution: What provisions are available in Nigeria’s and other ECOWAS nations’ energy transition plans such as access to climate change funds, other project finance, and training, to ensure that African companies are key stakeholders in their industries.
Closing remarks and appreciation of the first-day sessions and trainers by James Norris, CEO Corporate Africa
End of Day One
Opening remarks and presentation of the day’s content and format by James Norris, CEO Corporate Africa: Introduction of the first trainer and content of the second day.