Africa Investment Exchange

A series of international meetings for Africa's energy sector stakeholders.

All our meetings are developed with the input of African Energy's senior consultants and analysts, who work closely with the project development community on issues that affect public and private sector investment decisions.

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Find out about the next Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) meetings.

Green hydrogen and green ammonia and the new scramble for Africa

  • Start Date: February 21, 2023
  • End Date: February 21, 2023
  • Location: Online

It is still too early to say when or how green hydrogen (GH2) and green ammonia (GNH3) technologies will become bankable at scale. However dozens of projects are now under development across the African continent. This online roundtable will assess the progress, the challenges and the key emerging players.

Nigeria in a period of transition

  • Start Date: March 21, 2023
  • End Date: March 21, 2023
  • Location: Online

Following Nigeria’s election, this African Energy online roundtable will discuss the new leadership, any potential political fallout from the election and the security situation. This fits into a context where Nigeria is committed to major investment in domestic gas-to-power and export LNG (not to mention several grandiose pipeline projects), as well as to a substantial increase in renewables. But is there the money and joined-up policy to finally deliver all this?

AIX: Energy in Transition 2023

  • Start Date: April 17, 2023
  • End Date: April 18, 2023
  • Location: RSA House, London

The meeting will examine how to deliver affordable and reliable energy across the continent and meet SDG7 ambitions, energy security and the role of gas in Africa’s energy transition. Emerging decarbonisation technologies including low carbon hydrogen, advanced civil nuclear and carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) will also feature during the two-day discussion. Held under the Chatham House Rule, the meeting is known for its knowledge-led approach and unusually robust debate.

Solar home systems: Growth, diversification, and push back

  • Start Date: June 20, 2023
  • End Date: June 20, 2023
  • Location: Online

The solar home system market is showing signs of increasing maturity, with the largest companies raising more and more funds.There has also been some push back. Consumer finance-based business models continue to attract controversy, with high profile critical press coverage of customers accruing high levels of debt.

AIX: Power & Renewables 2023

  • Start Date: November 1, 2023
  • End Date: November 2, 2023
  • Location: RSA House, London

First held at RSA House in 2014, AIX: Power & Renewables has become one of the meeting places of choice for Africa’s power sector stakeholders to discuss the big issues confronting the industry and its financiers.

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Carbon markets revisited at AIX

Myles Allen, Professor of Geosystem Science at University of Oxford; Ahmed Badr, Director, Project Facilitation & Support at IRENA; Gökçe Mete, Senior Manager at Global Hydrogen Stakeholder Platform; and Greg Murray, CEO of KOKO Networks will be looking at new efforts to ... Read More

35+ confirmed panellists at AIX Energy in Transition

Confirmed panellists at the next Africa Investment Exchange: Energy in Transition meeting at RSA House on 17-18 April 2023: Ezekiel Adesina, Executive Secretary at Africa Energy Study Group Dafe Akpeneye, Commissioner at NERC, Nigeria Myles Allen, Professor of Geosystem Science at University ... Read More

Africa’s GH2 buzz

African Energy recently reported that Egypt received $85bn in foreign investment commitments for green hydrogen and renewable energy projects during COP27. Egypt’s green H2 buzz and other hydrogen and ammonia projects across the continent will feature strongly during the two-day ... Read More

Topics for April’s AIX Energy In Transition meeting

Key themes to be discussed at the next Africa Investment Exchange: Energy in Transition meeting at RSA House on 17-18 April 2023: Energy in transition: reconciling security and sustainability How to deliver affordable and reliable energy across the continent, and ... Read More

AIX Power & Renewables photo gallery

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The state of the industry

Jon Marks, Founder at African Energy will chair “The state of the industry” – the opening session at the Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) Power & Renewables 2022 meeting. Ajay Ubhi, Head of Data at African Energy kicks off the discussion with an overview ... Read More

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AfricaHardball – political risk strategy roundtable

  • Start Date: January 17, 2023
  • End Date: January 17, 2023
  • Location: Online

This AfricaHardball™ political risk strategy roundtable will identify a range of upcoming political, commercial and reputational issues, and discuss scenarios to help stakeholders refine their strategies.  As usual with AIX meetings, the roundtable will be held under the Chatham House Rule.

Transmission and interconnections – towards a Continental System Master Plan

  • Start Date: December 6, 2022
  • End Date: December 6, 2022
  • Location: Online

After years of glacial progress, the continent’s power pools are advancing a scheme to unite the whole of Africa in a Continental System Master Plan. This online roundtable will evaluate progress to date and consider the impact which this plan will have on African ESIs.

AIX: Power & Renewables 2022

  • Start Date: November 16, 2022
  • End Date: November 17, 2022
  • Location: RSA House, London

First held at RSA House in 2014, AIX: Power & Renewables has become one of the meeting places of choice for Africa’s power sector stakeholders to discuss the big issues confronting the industry and its financiers.

Carbon and renewable credit markets – routes to entry and future shifts

  • Start Date: October 20, 2022
  • End Date: October 20, 2022
  • Location: Online

From ESG to net-zero, corporate investors are increasingly looking for new routes to carbon friendly investments.

African power data: Renewable energy trends

  • Start Date: October 4, 2022
  • End Date: October 4, 2022
  • Location: Online

Join Ajay Ubhi and other African Energy analysts for a webinar on the latest trends in Africa's renewable power generation. The webinar will start with a presentation of the latest data from African Energy Live Data.

Kenya: What next for the energy sector?

  • Start Date: September 20, 2022
  • End Date: September 20, 2022
  • Location: Online

Join African Energy for a roundtable discussion of the recent elections in Kenya and their implications for the energy sector.

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