AIX: Power and Renewables 2015

Africa Investment Exchange – AIX: Power and Renewables
London, RSA House, 19 to 20 November 2015

The fifth meeting in the Africa Investment Exchange series, AIX: Power & Renewables brought together a high-level audience from the private and public sectors to discuss the challenges facing investors, examine innovative structures emerging from deals along the electricity value chain and draw together recommendations for the future of the sector.

The meeting was sponsored by Actis, DLA Piper, Globeleq, InfraCo Africa and FMO and supported by the Business Council for Africa, the Netherlands-African Business Council, Power Africa and US Chamber of Commerce.

Proceedings were held under the Chatham House Rule and structured round a series of interactive panel-led sessions and roundtable discussions to encourage an open exchange of views. Click here to download the agenda.

The agenda was devised by CbI, the business intelligence company behind the respected African Energy consultancy and newsletter.

Held under the Chatham House Rule (by which participants can openly discuss issues but must not be quoted by name) AIX provides a framework for a frank and open discussion of the real issues affecting Africa’s industries, based on the conviction that financial, economic and social returns can be achieved from well-structured investments.

View the 2015 panellists

Participants  in 2015 included

Project developers
Aren Energy, Chevron, Cheniere Energy, Contour Global, GreenMax Energy Ventures Africa, Engie, GDF Suez Energy International, Genesis Energy, Globeleq, Impala Energy, InfraCo Africa, Madhvani Group, Magnum Gas & Power, Mitsubishi, Victoria Oil & Gas, Siemens, Total

Renewable energy
Active Renewables, Alliance for Rural Electrification, Atlantis Special Economic Zone, Beyt Energy, Green Energy Global, Highview Power Storage, Jinko Solar, Lekela Power, Mainstream Renewable Power, Sky Power Global, Solarcentury, Renewable World, Valdas and Company, Venturi Renewable Energy, Yingli Green Energy International

Finance and investors
Actis, AEM Partners, Africa Finance Corporation, African Infrastructure Investment Managers, Asensu Holdings, Denham Capital, Fieldstone Private Capital Group, Hg Capital, Pembani Remgro, Shell Foundation, Standard Chartered Bank, STANLIB, UK Green Investment Bank

Development finance
Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries BIO, DEG, EIB, FMO, IFC Infraventures, Norfund, OPIC, UK Department for International Development (DfID), UK Export Finance, UKTI, USAID, World Bank

Professional services
Asensu Holdings, Bracewell and Guiliani, CbI, DAI, DeRisk, DLA Piper, Havergate Infrastructure Partners, ILF Consulting Engineers, Mott MacDonald, Partners Group, Squire Patton Boggs

Government bodies
South African Government, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Uganda’s Electricity Regulatory Authority, Western Cape Government

AIX: Power & Renewables followed on from very successful AIX:Energy, AIX: Gas and AIX: Transport & Renewables meetings held at RSA House.

Contact Lauren Andrews for more details.

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