AIX Online: Which technologies can drive Africa’s energy transition? – 18 May

The AIX Online meeting at 12h00 BST on 18 May 2021 brings together advocates – and critics – of hydrogen, CCS, floating solar, energy storage and other technologies, to ask whether these innovations are actually fitted to African realities.

Panellists for May’s technology focused discussion include:

  • Eric Mwangi, Economic Advisor to the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Kenya
  • Orli Arav, Managing Director, Facility for Energy Inclusion (FEI), Lion’s Head Global Partners
  • Yassine Ben Jelloun, Business Development Manager, DNV GL
  • Charlie Clark, Investment Associate, AP Ventures
  • Driss Faouzi, Managing Director Morocco, InnoVent
  • Tarik Hamane, Executive Director, Masen
  • Tord Johnsson, General Manager Strategic Relations & Business, South & East Africa, Wärtsilä Energy

We will also be holding an African Energy Live Data presentation and Q&A discussion at 11h00 BST on 18 May. The session will provide:

  • Latest power project trends based on Q4 2020 data from African Energy’s power database of more than 6,500 plants and projects
  • Data on installed capacity for different technologies and regions to assess the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

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