AIX: Power and Renewables 2016

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Enabling power project development in Africa

21-22 November 2016, London

AIX: Power and Renewables addresses the challenges facing investors and the innovative structures emerging from deals along the electricity value chain.

Around 160 senior level participants drawn from DFIs, private investors, developers and government policymakers attended AIX: Power & Renewables 2016. See participating organisations

The meeting was sponsored by Africa Finance Corporation, Africa Infrastructure Development Association (AfIDA), Denham Capital, BioTherm Energy,  DLA Piper and FMO.

Proceedings were held under the Chatham House Rule and structured around interactive panel-led sessions with separate renewable energy and baseload power streams on the afternoon of day one.

The meeting also marked the launch of the first Off-grid Investment Exchange and the formal launch of the AFC-led Africa Infrastructure Development Association (AfIDA).

Download the 2016 agenda

Panellists in 2016 included:

  • Silas Zimu, Energy Advisor to the President of South Africa
  • Faruk Yusuf Yabo, Assistant Director, Renewable Energy & Rural Power Access Department, Federal Ministry of Power, Works & Housing, Nigeria
  • Benon Mutambi, Chief Executive Officer, Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA), Uganda
  • Joseph Kitilit, Deputy Director of Corporate Planning and Strategy, Geothermal Development Corporation (GDC)
  • Aziz Fall, Director of Promoting and Co-operation, Agence Nationale pour les Energies Renouvelables, Senegal
  • Cephas Galley, Director of Legal Services, Electricity Company of Ghana
  • David ten Kroode, Renewable Energy Manager, Oiko Credit
  • Jens Thomassen, Director, Denham Capital
  • Jasandra Nyker, Chief Executive Officer, BioTherm Energy
  • Oliver Andrews, Chief Investment Officer, Africa Finance Corporation
  • Ed Harkins, Head of Export Credit Financing, Fieldstone
  • Andrew Reicher, Chairman, Berkeley Energy
  • Sidney Yankson, CEO, Ghana Capital Partners
  • Paul Kunert, Chief Operating Officer, Joule Africa
  • Joe Tato, Partner, DLA Piper
  • Gilles Parmentier, Partner, GreenWish Partners
  • Steve Meyer, Chief Executive Officer, Corbetti Geothermal
  • Lynn Tabernacki, Managing Director; Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • David Carroll, General Manager, Quantum Power East Africa
  • Rentia Van Tonder, Head of Power, Standard Bank
  • Elvira Eurlings, Director Energy, ‎FMO
  • Hanaan Marwah, Investment Officer, CDC
  • Nico Tyabji, Director of Strategic Partnerships, SunFunder
  • Thomas Duveau, Head of Business Development, Mobisol
  • David Donaldson, Head, IFC Infraventures, sub-Saharan Africa, IFC
  • Seye Bassir, Investment Director, The Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU)
  • Matthias Tönnis, Underwriter, Munich Re
  • Gunter Fischer, Senior Investment Officer, European Investment Bank
  • Clifford Aron, Principal, GreenMax Capital Group
  • Hezy Ram, Technical Director, Akiira Geothermal

See all panellists and their biographies

See participating organisations

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