IOREC 2012

The first International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference (IOREC), organized by IRENA along with the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), was held in Accra, Ghana on 1 and 2 November 2012.

IOREC brought together and promoted dialogue among stakeholders from across the rural electrification value chain, in particular between the public and private sector, with a focus on Africa. The conference was attended by over 350 delegates from 80 countries, including representatives from Rural Electrification Agencies and Ministries in charge of renewable energy development from around 30 African countries. The event convened speakers from 23 countries, from public and private sector, including the most successful stories worldwide in terms of off-grid rural electrification through renewables.

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Day 1 - November 1st 2012
Day 2 - November 2nd 2012
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IOREC 2014

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) co-organised the 2nd International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference and Exhibition (IOREC) in Manila, Philippines on the 16-17 of June 2014.

Following the success of its first edition in Accra, Ghana, in 2012, IOREC expanded its role as a global platform that promotes dialogue between stakeholders, in particular the public and private sector, in promoting off-grid renewable energy deployment to extend electricity access in rural and peri-urban areas.

The Conference convened over 400 key stakeholders from across the off-grid renewable energy value chain, including representatives from rural electrification agencies, ministries in charge of renewable energy development, the private sector, academia, financing institutions and international organisations.

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