About NAEE 2012

About the Event
The Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo 2012 is Nigeria’s leading alternative energy Expo. NAEE 2012 takes place at the Yaradua Convention Centre, Abuja Nigeria from September 17-19 2012. The event will feature an impressive line-up of local and international speakers, delegates and exhibitors, who will gather to debate a new energy future for Africa's most populous nation.

 This year’s conference will focus on the theme reforming the Nigerian Power sector with Alternative Solutions. NAEE 2011 takes place in partnership with Nigerian’s Energy Commission, Renewable Energy Programmeof the Ministry of Environment,  Presidential Action committee on Power (PACP), as well as numerous other local and multinational organisations, like  REEEP, AREA, UNEP from both the public and private sectors, whose core competency is in developing solutions to Africa’s energy requirements. This year event will attract more than 4,000 renewable energy power professionals and exhibiting companies from all over the World.

 The objective of the Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo is to:

  • Create a platform for all stakeholders to network and transfer knowledge and skills.
  • Raise awareness and educate the public about climate change in Nigeria and the World.
  • Showcase both local and international initiatives and technologies that are at the forefront of renewable energy and climate change resilience.
  • Mobilise Nigerians across all sectors to act on climate change in all aspects of their lives. Create a platform for Business, Government and NGO's to showcase Alternative Energy solutions and climate change initiatives and technologies.

 This year's workshop highlights critical industry issues to the forefront. Featuring prominent industry speakers and representatives, the programme is designed to enable delegates stay abreast of industry developments, obtain technical knowledge and understand the issues affecting today's global energy industry in the Nigerian context. Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo will Feature insightful discussions and presentations related to technology, strategies and policies covering the wind, solar, biomass, hydro, geothermal, ocean/tidal/wave, bio-power, bio-fuels and hydrogen energy sectors.
There has never been a better time to be a part of this exciting moment that the Nigerian government as pledged to deliver uninterrupted power through alternative energy. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with thousands of experts’ and stake holders in the Nigerian Market.
 The Workshop
This session will highlighting the progress so far, challenges and options for generation, transmission, distribution and management of the Nigeria’s Energy sector. Government officials, Company executives, captains of industries and Parastatals, amongst others will present papers.
The Exposê
This session will be held concurrently with the expo, the Expose will focus on presentations by leading experts on sustainable energy solutions for today and the future of Nigeria. The exhibitor will present their latest technologies and innovations that are already on display to the audience. There will be special Event Day/s and product launch during the Expo please contact Organizers if you are interested.

Attend NAEE 2012 and benefit:
• Networking amongst more than 200 senior level energy sector experts and decision-makers planning and reforming the Nigeria energy sector.
• Hearing from expert speakers presenting the latest and best industry practice.
• Visiting over 100 leading energy suppliers showcasing the latest technologies, equipment and services.
• Reviewing policy and regulation, industry progress, and changing market trends. 
• Establishing a remarkable presence in the Nigerian market
• Sourcing and commissioning of local agents for your products

Attend NAEE 2012 and meet:
• Government & Municipality Representatives
• African Utilities & African Ministers of Energy
• Project Developers/Consultants / Analysts
• Environmental Engineering
• Equipment & Technology Solutions
• Banks/Investors/Insurance
• Energy representatives from the continent
• Automotive & Transport
• Green energy experts
• Commodity Traders / agents &

• Press Day: 16th September, 2012
• Workshop & Expo Day 1: 17th September, 2012
• Expose Day 2: 18 th September, 2012
• Expose day 3 & Networking and Gala: 19th September, 2012

Time: 9am - 5pm Venue: Yardau Centre, Wuse, Abuja, Nigeria.
The exhibition ground is over 1000 sqm. It is a five-star, Conference Centre in Abuja CBD and is about 25 minutes driving from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.

Admission to the Exhibition is free.

All visitors must register on arrival at the Venue. Registration cards must be obtained and completed before one can gain entry into the venue. Invitation cards may be obtained from the Organizers office at the Exhibition arena. Admission badges will be issued and must be worn at all time in the venue for security reasons. Subsequent entries can be made without further registration provided that the assigned badges are won.
 Event Space
A stage with big screen TV and space for a capacity crowd of 500 visitors is proposed to host events such concerts, product launches, stage performances and documentary screenings.
 Conference Facilities
For more formal meetings and networking opportunities, conference facilities will be used, including a 100 – 200 seater auditorium, cocktail venue and individual boardrooms.
 Networking Area
The networking areas aim is to help assist people to create and established networks within the industry. Formal and informal meeting rooms will be provided to host private meetings, with IT services (internet, teleconferencing, printing etc) forming part of the facilities as well as an on-line match making platform to allow exhibitors, delegates and visitors to network meet and make new connections.
Media Hub
The media hub is open to all local and international press and media. Facilities to be included are high speed internet, video and tele conferencing facilities and an open office layout. Facilities for a local broadcaster may be provided to host TV interviews, talk shows, etc.
NAEE Climate Awareness Train
As part of the public awareness campaign and social mobilisation, the organisers have proposed the Climate Train, which will travel around Abuja, educating and mobilizing communities about NAEE and it objective. During the Expo it will continue to educate people through exhibitions, classes, talks and tours of the expo. Tours and classes will be open to all including schools and tour groups.
Re-duce Re-use Re-cycle Station.
Part of the mandate of the expo is to be environmentally friendly and achieve a zero carbon foot print. The Re-use Re-cycle station will house initiatives involved in these areas. Such initiatives include grey water recycling from the ablutions and restaurants, food and waste recycling from the restaurants using earth worm farming techniques, rainwater harvesting and waste separation.
 Common Areas
The common areas will showcase landscape art and sculpture, garden walls, rammed earth walls, hay bale walls, an indigenous forest, wind turbines, solar trackers and many other elements.
 Country Information
Nigeria is the most populous black nation in the world and is among the ten largest oil producing Countries in the world, with a population of more than 130 million.
Land mass: 923,768 sq.km
Population: 140,003,542
Government: Three-tier-a Federal Government, 36 States Governments, 774, Local Government Administrations.
Official Language: English
Main indigenous Languages: Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba
Main Commercial/Industrial Cities: Lagos, Onitsha, Aba, Kano, Kaduna, Enugu, Port Harcourt, Warri
Main Ports: Lagos Apapa, tin-can Island], Warri, Port Harcourt, Calabar
Main Airports: Lagos, Kano, Port Harcourt, Kaduna, Enugu, Calabar, Owerri, Maiduguri
Currency: Naira and Kobo N1.00=100k [one naira= hundred kobo / 1 USD = 150 NGN ]
Climate: Temperatures across Nigeria are relatively high with a very narrow variation in seasonal and diurnal ranges [22-36t]. There are two basic seasons; wet and dry. Wet Season lasts from April to October; while Dry Season, is from November to March. 

Media and Promotion
The Organizing Committee has initiated comprehensive communication and marketing campaigns and drives aimed at attracting high profile Exhibitors and Visitors across the globe.
The campaign will include but not limited to:
• Extensive and intensive advertising in Nigerian print and electronic media
• Press releases and conferences
• e-mail campaigns
• Website updated on regular basis
• Thousands of pre-show mailers to Trade, Professional, and Government Officials
• Radio, Television and Press Media all round coverage
• Signboards to be placed at strategic places across Nigeria
• Extensive and intensive Posters campaigns
• Advertising through the Commercial Attaches of Foreign Embassies and High Commissions in Nigeria
• Advertising through the Nigerian and other Bi-lateral Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Venue Management
The Organizers will offer a comprehensive Show Management Services during the build-up period and throughout the duration of the event. These services will include:
• Comprehensive Press Coverage
• Business Contacts and Meetings Arrangements
• Floor Control Management

Information and Services
After completion of the application form and payment, exhibitors will receive an Exhibition Brochure which contains all detailed information and instruction to facilitate their successful participation at the expo.
For more information contact:




Prof Bartholomew Nnaji