3rd Biomass Trade and BioEnergy Africa,

25-26 Sep, 2019 - Abidjan, COTE D'IVOIRE

Radisson Blu Hotel Abidjan Airport

About our Event Speakers

We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.

Speakers at this Event

Prof. Jo Darkwa

Prof. Jo Darkwa

Professor of Energy Storage Technologies, Faculty of Engineering

University of Nottingham

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Prof. Jo Darkwa

Prof. Jo Darkwa

Professor of Energy Storage Technologies, Faculty of Engineering

University of Nottingham

AGENDA SESSION

Energy Poverty Reduction in Rural Ghana – Green Electricity & Fuels Produced from Cocoa

Day 1 [Wed 25, September], at 10:55 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190921/speakers/JoDarkwa.jpgProfessor Jo Darkwa is a professor of Energy Storage Technologies at the University of Nottingham UK. He was also the founding Director of the Centre for Sustainable Energy Technologies (CSET) at the university of Nottingham’s campus Ningbo China. Jo is one of the leading experts in energy systems with considerable years of research, teaching and industrial experience. Prof Darkwa has published widely and also undertaken number of major research/consultancy contracts for the UK Government, EU, China and the private sectors. He has organised a number of International Conferences/Symposia and given keynote addresses in energy related topics. He has chaired several sessions at the International Energy Conversion Engineering Conferences (IECEC 2002-2014), International Symposium on Low Carbon Buildings (2010-2012), International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET 2014), Advanced Thermal Energy Storage in Phase Change Materials, International Energy Agency (IEA)- (2001-2005).

He was appointed in 2005 as a member of the European Union Energy Management Expert Advisory group for six EU ascension Western Balkan Countries to organise number of seminars and workshops about energy policies and regulations for officials from those countries. He has been a consultant/advisor to organisations such Tarmac plc. (Thermodeck), UNDP, London Underground, CIBA Ltd, United States Gypsum Company and Certain Teed Corporation, USA in related research projects. In 2004, he was honoured by the Terrestrial Energy Systems Technical Committee of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) as a Distinguished International Energy Research Coordinator in recognition of his contribution towards IECEC activities and in 2007 received another prestigious award for Technical Excellence in energy conversion engineering systems from the AIAA.