On May 17, 2023, EDF Ivory Coast in partnership with the “Club Abidjan Ville Durable” (Club Abidjan Sustainable City) organized an energy after-work at La Résidence on the theme: Energy efficiency and mix in Ivory Coast, sustainability challenges.
The special guest of this event was the new General Manager of Energy of Ivory Coast, Mr. Kalifa Ehouman Narcisse who was appointed last April. Ms. Valérie LEVKOV, Group EDF Senior Vice President Africa, Middle East & East Mediterranean visiting Abidjan also participated in this event.
In the presence of all the Club Abidjan Ville Durable members, the energy after-work was a friendly gathering during which Mr. Kalifa, General Manager of Energy, presented the Ivory Coast challenges facing the energy transition. Mr. Mahamane SOW, EDF West Africa Regional Manager and Raphael RUAT, BIOVEA ENERGIE General Manager presented the issues facing the development of renewable energy projects (biomass and solar).
Rich exchanges between participants followed the presentations in order to identify new areas for contribution for the Club Adidjan Ville Durable to the level of the energy transition in Ivory Coast in order to effectively support the ambitions expressed by the Ivory Coast government.