HAMBURG, GERMANY - The 17th German-African Energy Forum will take place in Hamburg, Germany, from 15 to 16 May 2024.

Besides the Opening Speech of State Secretary Anja Hajduk of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action, the following high-ranking African delegates have confirmed their participation so far:

- Hon. Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Energy, Ghana
- Hon. Mohamed Oun, Minister of Oil and Gas, Libya
- Hon. Puot Kang Chol, Minister of Petroleum, South Sudan
- Hon. Peter Kapala, M.P., Minister of Energy, Zambia

Furthermore, the Ministries of Energy in Djibouti, Egypt and Sudan as well as H.E. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid, AU Commissioner for Infrastructure, Energy, ICT and Tourism have shown strong interest to join the event.

The forum aims to identify new and re-defined action points for a strong and future-oriented African energy partnership fostering Africa’s energy potential and promoting a global energy dialogue on equal terms and with equal benefits. Key topics that will be addressed in the upcoming edition are:

• Transition Financing & framework
• Energy storage
• Value addition
• Africa’s climate action
• Renewable energies
• Infrastructure
• Hydrogen
• Innovation and digital solutions