AIIM sponsors 2019’s AIX meetings

We are delighted to confirm African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) are sponsoring the AIX: Gas, AIX: Nairobi and AIX: Power and Renewables meetings in 2019. With a 19 year track record, AIIM is an experienced private equity investment manager focused exclusively … Read More

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

Launch of African Energy Data Book

The generation capacity of a majority of African electricity supply industries (ESIs) has seen strong growth since the start of the decade, according to the first African Energy Data Book, which was launched at the fifth annual African Investment Exchange: … 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

Leap of faith from donors as Zambia’s Get FiT moves ahead

The KfW-run Global Energy Transfer Feed-in Tariff (Get FiT) programme is moving to requests for proposals (RfPs) but donors are increasingly concerned about indebtedness at Zesco and the government generally, writes Dan Marks The Get FiT secretariat in Zambia issued … Read More

Lekela confirmed to sponsor AIX: Power & Renewables

We are delighted to announce that  Lekela are sponsoring the fifth Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting, which will be held in London on 14-15 November. Lekela is a renewable power generation company that delivers utility-scale projects which supply … Read More

African Energy Atlas – power sector scorecard

A power sector scorecard published in the new edition of the African Energy Atlas shows that a net 15.5GW installed capacity was added in Africa in 2017. The scorecard draws on African Energy Live Data – an online platform providing constantly … Read More

Joule Africa confirmed to sponsor AIX: Power & Renewables

We are delighted to announce Joule Africa are sponsoring this year’s Africa Investment Exchange (AIX): Power & Renewables meeting in London. Joule Africa’s Chief Executive Officer Paul Kunert will be chairing the ‘Early stage development scorecard’ session on 14 November which will … Read More