Africa Investment Exchange

The Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) is a series of international meetings for leading investors in Africa’s infrastructure.

All our meetings are developed with consultants and analysts at Cross-border Information (CbI) who work closely with the project development community on issues that affect public and private sector investment decisions.

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Upcoming meetings

Find out about the next Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) meetings in Nairobi and London.

AIX: Power & Renewables 2018

  • Start Date: November 14, 2018
  • End Date: November 15, 2018
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

Now in its fifth year, AIX Power & Renewables features two main conference streams, additional break-out sessions and an evening reception alongside: The third annual Off-grid Investment Exchange; AIX: Gas 2018 Update; and AfricaHardball.

AIX: Gas 2018 Update

  • Start Date: November 14, 2018
  • End Date: November 14, 2018
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

This half-day briefing will pick up on key themes discussed at AIX: Gas 2018 and provide an update on the progress of major LNG and GTP projects across the continent. Participants will benefit from a shared networking lunch with stakeholders attending the fifth annual AIX Power & Renewables meeting.

Off-grid Investment Exchange 2018

  • Start Date: November 15, 2018
  • End Date: November 15, 2018
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

An afternoon of sessions dedicated to a bringing established suppliers of off-grid services together with international developers and investors (DFIs, banks, commercial and impact investors) and other potential new entrants who are looking to buy into this fast-growing industry.


  • Start Date: November 15, 2018
  • End Date: November 15, 2018
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

AfricaHardball Political risk perspectives for Africa’s energy industries 15 November, RSA House, London A moderated roundtable discussion on political risks and governance issues that affect power and renewables projects and investment decisions. Since 2006, AfricaHardball  has provided a private forum ... Read More

AIX: Gas 2019

  • Start Date: May 2, 2019
  • End Date: May 3, 2019
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

Now in its fifth year, AIX: Gas responds to Africa’s growing gas demand, new discoveries and opportunities to commercialise gas resources shaped by technology, innovative financing structures and significant power demand. Africa's evolving utility-scale and small-scale LNG market will also feature in the agenda.

AIX meetings attract support from leading private and public sector stakeholders


Latest posts

View all our latest AIX news, posts, and information

Competitive auctions beckon as Kenya’s power sector adapts to changing realities

Electricity generation capacity may be moving towards excess supply, but a blend of technologies will be needed in the Kenyan system as auctions to allocate new renewables projects come into view. In one of the region’s most dynamic energy sectors, ... Read More

AIX Power & Renewables – Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) participating

Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) is participating in the fifth annual Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, London on 14-15 November. Maria de Fatima Arthur, Executive Director for People and Corporate Services, Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) is ... Read More

Local content for power projects comes under scrutiny

Local content provision has long been a hot topic in the oil and gas industry, but many delegates at the 3-4 October Africa Investment Exchange: Nairobi event were surprised at how far the issue could generate controversy and block support ... Read More

AIX: Nairobi

Thank you to all the panellists, participants and sponsors for the quality of discussion that was evidenced during the just concluded Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) Nairobi power and renewables meeting on 3-4 October.  

AIX: Gas 2019 initial agenda published

The initial agenda for the Africa Investment Exchange: Gas 2019 meeting has been published. AIX: Gas brings upstream and LNG players together with senior officials, power sector and downstream developers and investors to help form and strengthen partnerships along the ... Read More

Leap of faith from donors as Zambia’s Get FiT moves ahead

The KfW-run Global Energy Transfer Feed-in Tariff (Get FiT) programme is moving to requests for proposals (RfPs) but donors are increasingly concerned about indebtedness at Zesco and the government generally, writes Dan Marks The Get FiT secretariat in Zambia issued ... Read More

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Past meetings

Find a previous meeting held in the last five years.

AIX: Nairobi

  • Start Date: October 3, 2018
  • End Date: October 4, 2018
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Venue: Fairmont Hotel

Held under the Chatham House Rule and structured through a series of panel-led sessions, AIX Nairobi will be limited to 90 senior executives and offers a rare opportunity for an in-depth discussion on the issues and challenges facing clean energy projects in East and Southern Africa.

AIX: Gas 2018

  • Start Date: April 11, 2018
  • End Date: April 12, 2018
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

Sponsored by Actis, Azura Power and Watson Farley & Williams, the fourth annual AIX: Gas meeting brought upstream players together with senior officials, project developers and investors to help develop and strengthen partnerships along the African gas value chain.

AIX: Power and Renewables 2017

  • Start Date: November 15, 2017
  • End Date: November 16, 2017
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

AIX: Power and Renewables 2017 welcomed 180 participants from 29 different countries, was sponsored by Actis, AfIDA, DEG, DLA Piper, Engie, FMO, Globeleq, InfraCo Africa, Joule Africa, KEDCO, Lumos Global and Winch Energy and supported by Power Africa and the Global Off-grid Lighting Association.

AIX: Gas 2017

  • Start Date: April 5, 2017
  • End Date: April 6, 2017
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

The third annual Africa Investment Exchange: Gas meeting was sponsored by Actis, Azura Power Holdings and Globeleq and attracted more than 100 senior executives from leading investors, project developers and other stakeholders for a frank discussion of project opportunities and investment issues affecting all stakeholders across Africa's gas sector.

AIX: Power & Renewables 2016

  • Start Date: November 21, 2016
  • End Date: November 22, 2016
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

AIX: Power and Renewables 2016 welcomed 160 senior level participants drawn from DFIs, private investors, developers and government policymakers. The meeting was sponsored by Africa Finance Corporation, Africa Infrastructure Development Association (AfIDA), Denham Capital, BioTherm Energy, DLA Piper and FMO.

MIX: Energy 2016

  • Start Date: September 29, 2016
  • End Date: September 30, 2016
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

MENA Investment Exchange: Energy brought together investors, developers, financiers, policy-makers and analysts for a frank discussion of the region’s diversified gas-to-power and renewable energy industries. The meeting was supported by Apricum – the Cleantech Advisory, British Photovoltaic Association, Clean Energy Business Council, Eversheds, the Middle East Association, and the Middle East Solar Industry Association.

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