African Energy Data Book shows gas dominating project pipeline

By the end of 2018, natural gas and dual fuel plants using gas will have increased from 40% of installed capacity in 2010 to nearly 48%, according to the new African Energy Data Book. The increase in gas usage has … Read More

AIX: Gas 25% early bird discount ends 21 December

AIX: Gas brings upstream and LNG players together with investors, senior officials, and power sector and downstream developers to help form and strengthen partnerships along the African gas value chain. Now in its fifth year, the programme responds to Africa’s … Read More

Transmission ‘the next big deal’ as financiers assess prospects

The number of big multilateral financing facilities being put in place for electricity transmission and distribution (T&D) projects across Africa points to a recognition that, after decades when installing generation capacity was the central preoccupation of governments and donors, the … Read More

AIX Power and Renewables – Nii Darko Asante, Director, Ghana Energy Commisison

Nii Darko Asante, Director, Technical Regulation, Ghana Energy Commisison is participating in the West and Central Africa Focus session at the fifth annual Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, London on 14-15 November. View his biog … Read More

AIX Power and Renewables – Jonathan Amoako-Baah, Chief Executive, Ghana GRIDCo

Jonathan Amoako-Baah, Chief Executive, Ghana GRIDCo, is participating in the Grid-based and distributed strategies session at the fifth annual Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, London on 14-15 November. View his biog AIX: Power & Renewables … Read More

First African Energy Data Book to launch at AIX: Power & Renewables

The first annual African Energy Data Book will be launched at the evening reception of next week’s fifth Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, London (14-15 November). The book, which is sponsored by the US’ Power … Read More

Competitive auctions beckon as Kenya’s power sector adapts to changing realities

Electricity generation capacity may be moving towards excess supply, but a blend of technologies will be needed in the Kenyan system as auctions to allocate new renewables projects come into view. In one of the region’s most dynamic energy sectors, … Read More

AIX Power & Renewables – Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) participating

Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) is participating in the fifth annual Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, London on 14-15 November. Maria de Fatima Arthur, Executive Director for People and Corporate Services, Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) is … Read More

Local content for power projects comes under scrutiny

Local content provision has long been a hot topic in the oil and gas industry, but many delegates at the 3-4 October Africa Investment Exchange: Nairobi event were surprised at how far the issue could generate controversy and block support … Read More

AIX: Gas 2019 initial agenda published

The initial agenda for the Africa Investment Exchange: Gas 2019 meeting has been published. AIX: Gas brings upstream and LNG players together with senior officials, power sector and downstream developers and investors to help form and strengthen partnerships along the … Read More