Is there room for everyone in C&I, is a M&A wave overdue and how resilient will models prove if grid performance improves?
The state of Africa’s C&I market will be just one of the topics on the agenda as AIX Power & Renewables returns to RSA House on 16-17 November for two days of insight and analysis under the Chatham House Rule.
- The state of the industry: Review of the past 12 months in generation from African Energy Live Data – is Africa building enough capacity? What trends are emerging in the energy mix as both renewables and traditional technologies face constraints.
- Is C&I the only show in town? Consolidation or fragmentation? Is there room for everyone in C&I? Is an M&A wave overdue?
- Dispatchable baseload: Managing the grid in an age of transition
- African energy in transition: Who is financing thermal IPPs?
- Regional integration: Prospects of open grid access and cross-border power trading in the WAPP and other power pools
- New look PPAs: What new models are emerging on the continent?
- Mini-grid update: Strategies for profitability and sustainability
- Sharm El-Sheikh: What is expected of COP27?
- Financing C&I and off-grid: What are the returns, who is going to pay and what do regulators need to do?
- Changes in corporate strategy: Emergence of climate finance and ESG
- Refinancing and blended finance strategies: Crowding-in private capital and increasing institutional investment
- What could possibly go wrong? Preparing projects and mitigating risks
- Investing in the grid: Examining key institutional themes for grid operations in Africa today
- Attracting investment for alternative technologies: Small nuclear, hydrogen, carbon capture, long-term batteries
Analysis will draw on exclusive data from African Energy’s Live Data platform – the most comprehensive database of African power generation plants and projects – to answer critical questions, such as – is Africa building enough capacity? What trends are emerging in the energy mix as both renewables and traditional technologies face constraints.
View the full list of African power sector stakeholders – including leading private and public sector investors, African officials and project developers – who attended in 2021 and 2019.