Date confirmed for AIX: Power and Renewables 2018

The Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting will once again be held at RSA House, London, 14-15 November 2018. An initial agenda will be published in January. Themes will include:

  • Technologies and disruptors changing the African energy landscape – how storage can help integrate renewables, meet peak demand and strengthen grids
  • Distribution business models – financing the last mile and reducing network losses
  • Grid bottleneck – how additional transmission or grid strengthening can be funded
  • Break-out sessions – focusing on renewable energy auctions, geothermal development in East Africa, hydropower models
  • Regional focus – identify key trends in energy finance policy and regulation across different African regions
  • Unlocking domestic finance – strategies for catalyzing more local capital – both equity and debt
  • Off-grid Investment Exchange – integrating centralised transmission and distribution with decentralised energy schemes
  • African Energy Live Data 2018 – power generation trends and challenges

A write-up of the Africa Infrastructure Development Association (AfIDA) Workshop held on the sidelines of this year’s AIX: Power & Renewables meeting in November. The workshop explored a series of issues critical to the project development sector in Africa, including financing, standardisation and how the industry might work collectively to move things forward.
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