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UK-Algeria Energy Transition and the Countdown to COP26

23 March 2021
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As part of the UK’s climate diplomacy agenda, and with both countries committing to a roadmap to the transition to clean energy, Africa’s biggest country is offering a series of extraordinary opportunities for the renewable energy industry and once insurmountable barriers such as company ownership and original equipment manufacturing have been removed to make a really compelling business case for the private sector.

23 March 2021
14:00 – 15:30
Online Webinar
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Free to attend

The event is hosted by DMA with DIT in Algeria and is led by Lord Risby, the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Algeria, the Ministry of Energy Transition and Renewable Energy, the Algerian Ambassador to the UK and the newly appointed British Ambassador in Algeria as well as a number of key agencies involved in the country’s green agenda.

A detailed programme will take a deep-dive into Algeria’s energy transition, market potential and investable opportunities across the entire renewable energy landscape in both public and private sectors.

Register for the event here


14:00 – 14:05 – Welcome and Introduction 

  • Lord Risby, Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Algeria 

14:10 – 14:20 – Keynotes: 

  • British Government Representative 
  • Ministry of Energy Transition and Renewable Energy 

14:20 – 14:45 Session 1: Renewable Energy Transition and the road to COP26

  • Chair: Adil Kurt-Elli, Chief Executive, Aldersmede
  • Carla Senatore, Senior Business Origination Officer, UK Export Finance
  • Safia Kouiret, Director, National Agency of Investment Development (ANDI)
  • Sonalgaz
  • Sonatrach
  • Private Sector Speaker

14:45 – 15:10 Session 2: Renewable Energy Solutions and Investable Opportunities 

  • Chair: Katie McCoshan, Associate, DMA
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
  • Mohamed Sami Agli, President, La Confédération Algérienne du Patronat Citoyen (CAPC)
  • Agence National pour la Promotion et la Rationalisation de l’Utilisation de l’Energie (ARPUE)
  • Private Sector Speaker
  • Private Sector Speaker

15:10 – 15:20 Question and Answer Session 

15:20 – 15:30 – Closing Remarks 

  • HMA Sharon Wardle, British Ambassador to Algeria 
  • HE Abderrahmane Benguerrah, Algerian Ambassador to the UK


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