South Africa’s power generation issues continue

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s premature return to South Africa from his UK state visit has underlined the extent of South Africa’s power problems, which are severe enough to have caused a serious political headache for the ANC. The position of embattled … Read More

Managing intermittency and guaranteeing baseload panel at AIX

The “Managing intermittency and guaranteeing baseload” session at the Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House on 16-17 November is chaired by Joe Corbett, Technical Director, Gridworks. Panellists include: Daniel Amartey – Advisor to the CEO, GRIDCo Michael … Read More

Europe looks to Africa as it seeks to diversify energy supplies

European leaders are confronting the urgent need to diversify energy supplies away from Russia, while also somehow keeping to their commitments to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, that they made – indeed pioneered – at the COP26 climate … Read More

AIX: Nairobi updated agenda

The UK Department for International Trade has confirmed to host the pre-conference reception on 1 October at this year’s Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) Nairobi power and renewables meeting (2-3 October). The updated agenda for the AIX Nairobi lists 37 confirmed panellists … Read More

Off-grid Investment Exchange

Held at RSA house, London on the afternoon of 22 November 2016, The Off-grid Investment Exchange brought together project developers, investors and financiers to discuss how insurgent off-grid activists and conventional developers and DFIs are edging closer together. To encourage … Read More

Koen van Baekel at Rebel Group to participate at AIX: Transport and Infrastructure

Panellist at AIX: Transport and Infrastructure at RSA House, 9 to 10 June 2016 Koen is financial advisor at RebelGroup, a specialised financial and PPP investment and advisory boutique with offices in Rotterdam, Antwerp, Johannesburg, Jakarta, Manila and Washington. He advises governments, businesses and multilateral institutions … Read More

InfraCo Africa to sponsor AIX: Power and Renewables

We are delighted to announce that InfraCo Africa a multi-government funded, privately managed company providing early stage development capital and expertise to develop infrastructure projects in sub-Saharan Africa is sponsoring the Africa Investment Exchange: Power and Renewables at RSA House on … Read More

Morocco Energy Exchange, Edinburgh, 12 October 2015

The Morocco Energy Exchange will bring key members of the kingdom’s energy team to Edinburgh on 12 October. The programme is supported by the absolute commitment of the Moroccan government and envisages a deep and enduring partnership with private sector … Read More

The Abraaj Group raises almost $1 billion for latest Africa-focused fund

The Dubai based private equity firm, The Abraaj Group has raised almost $1 billion for Abraaj Africa Fund III, beating its initial target of $800m.