15/03/2022 - Flagship Projects

From Ambition to Action – Best practices in German-African cooperation Official side event of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2022


Within the Berlin Energy Week, the German Energy Solutions Initiative of the BMWK (Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action) will again host an online side event to present best-practice examples for international cooperation.

Begin: 28/03/2022 - 10:00 AM
End: 28/03/2022 - 12:00 PM
Location: Online - via Zoom
Field of application/technology: Energy generation, Efficiency in buildings, Solar energy
Target area: International

Showcasing flagship projects in Africa implemented with climate-friendly energy solutions made in Germany, our side event is an ideal opportunity for gaining in‑depth knowledge about different aspects of the energy transition, as well as for sharing views and experiences.

Flagship projects in Africa

Save the date for March 28, 2022 at 10.00 am MET.

Fascinating flagship projects from Sambia, South Africa, Tanzania and Senegal are on the agenda. German companies and local partners of specific projects will discuss the challenges and benefits of the implementation and their local impact.

Please click here to join the event.*

Meeting-ID: 838 6996 8227
Code: 455373

For further questions please contact Anne Grossmann from the Coordination Office of the German Energy Solutions Initiative.

We're looking forward to meeting you virtually!


March 28th at 10:00 am MET



Host: Zackes Brustik

10:10The African Market – Challenges and benefits of implementing projects

Project Development Programme of the German Energy Solutions Initiative implemented by GIZ

Dr. Valérie Bischof, Advisor

10:25Project South Africa – Photovoltaic Training in Africa

GREEN Academy
GREEN Solar Academy has a vision to create Africa’s largest network of solar installers, to become Africa’s premier training institute for solar power, to make renewable energy accessible for all, and to upskill and create employment for our youth in the solar industry.

Antje Klauss-Vorreiter, Managing Director

11:00Project Tanzania – Solar water treatment

Boreal Light GmbH
Berlin based company specialized on renewable energy solution for water treatment facilities. The company designs and manufactures affordable solar water desalination systems for off-grid communities around the globe

Hamed Beheshti, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board

11:20Project Sambia – DC-Microgrid technology

Founded in Berlin in 2017 Founded in Berlin in 2017 the company develops modular solar home systems that also interconnect to form smart DC micro-grids. Focused on rural areas across Africa the goal is to lower barriers to clean energy access.

Alexander Hoffmann, Chief Operating Officer

11:40Project Senegal – Providing access to basic services
through renewable energies in rural areas

Africa GreenTec AG
Africa GreenTec develops, builds, supplies and operates mobile, scalable solar containers for the power supply of villages in rural Africa

Katharina Oemmelen & Malte Felshart, Senior Managers International Business Development


Agenda is subject to change without notice.

*Please note that the digital event, which may include your spoken and written comments, will be recorded. The video recordings of this event may be uploaded and published on the website

Official side event of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2022

Official side event of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2022