The many faces of Francophone Africa – AIX Online – 20 April 2021

April’s AIX: Online meeting (at 12h00 BST, 20 April) will focus on latest power generation and other energy and policy trends in the West/Central African francophone countries.

Key themes listed in the programme:
  • key opportunities and constraints in Senegal’s power sector, and challenges facing prospective solar developers entering the market;
  • the image and reality of investing in Côte d’Ivoire’s private power sector;
  • overview of Guinea’s electricity supply industry;
  • gas-fired growth in Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon and Senegal;
  • project potential in the ‘water towers’, from Guinea to DRC;
  • key policy themes for operators in the two franc zones;
  • security and strategic issues;
  • global approaches to tackling the lack of access across the region.

Recently confirmed panellists include:

  • Aziz Fall, Special Advisor to the CEO, Senelec
  • Julian Horn, Independent Consultant
  • Paul Melly, Consulting Fellow, Africa Programme, Chatham House
  • Tarik Sfendla, Market Develop-ment Manager, Africa, Wärtsilä
  • Jonathan Shaw, Chief Executive Officer, Nuru
  • Pierre Bernheim, Partner, Trinity International

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