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AIX: Energy in Transition

RSA House, London, 17-18 April 2023

Africa Investment Exchange: Energy in Transition

17-18 April 2023, RSA House, London

The meeting will examine how to deliver affordable and reliable energy across the continent and meet SDG7 ambitions, energy security and the role of gas in Africa’s energy transition. Emerging decarbonisation technologies including low carbon hydrogen, advanced civil nuclear and carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) will also feature during the two-day discussion.

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Produced by African Energy and held under the Chatham House Rule, the meeting is known for its knowledge-led approach and unusually robust debate.

The meeting provides a forum for high-level executives and government officials to constructively discuss challenges, new ideas and trends in the energy sector.

It is held at the Royal Society of Arts (RSA House) in London, which provides a relaxed setting to network and arrange meetings.

How to register

Register online before 24 February for a 20% discount

AIX members receive a 35% discount on the full ticket price until 24 February.

Or contact Lauren Slater for an invoice.

Key themes to be discussed:

Energy in transition: reconciling security and sustainability
How to deliver affordable and reliable energy across the continent, and meet SDG7 ambitions.

Global gas and LNG markets
International geopolitics and its impact on Africa’s gas market.

Industrial pathways
Can transition energies work to speed up industrialisation?

ESG is more than an acronym
A balanced discussion of how ESG is evolving

Carbon markets revisited
Unlocking capital and accelerating project development

C&I gas and renewables
New opportunities for investment

Natural gas utilisation
Prospects for small-scale LNG, LNG-to-power, LNG for mining, CNG, LPG and LNG for industry across the continent

Southern Africa opportunities
Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa's gas market.

West Africa opportunities
Focus on the scale of gas resources, demand potential, market development and integration with neighbouring countries.

Financing hydrogen
Accessing carbon markets and international infrastructure capital for African H2 and NH3.

Blue hydrogen + CCS
Can innovations in CCS and hydrogen open up new opportunities and future-proof existing infrastructure?

Scaling-up Africa’s fertiliser supply
Strategies to increase domestic fertiliser production across the continent.

Energy transition infrastructure
Has financing gas-to-power (GTP) and other schemes moved back towards the mainstream.

Hydropower, geothermal, nuclear and other solutions. Which baseload energy options fit with Africa’s realities.

Royal Society of Arts (RSA House)
8 John Adam Street
London, WC2N 6EZ

The Venue
Conveniently located in central London within easy walking distance of Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, and the South Bank, RSA House was designed by Robert Adam in the early 1770s, and is the historic home of the Royal Society of Arts. A famous centre for Enlightenment thinking, the building has been the intellectual and social home of some of the greatest thinkers and social activists of the past 200 years. Today it is also recognised as one of the most exclusive and sought after locations for executive meetings in London.

London – access to international funds
The world’s leading global financial centre, home to a large number of internationally significant banks, businesses, and stock exchanges, and barometer for international investor appetite in Africa’s growth industries.

London is an ideal destination which provides African industries access to a large international audience as well as the opportunity to capitalise on the city’s financial expertise.

Participating organisations in 2022

Government officials regulators and utilities

  • Autorité Nationale de Régulation du secteur de l'Electricité de Côte d'Ivoire
  • Bui Power Authority, Ghana
  • Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE)
  • Commission for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency, Algeria
  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, UK
  • Department of Trade & Industry, South Africa
  • Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA)
  • High Commission of Canada to the UK
  • Presidential Office, Namibia
  • Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy
  • National Energy Regulator of South Africa
  • Petroleum Directorate of Sierra Leone

Finance
Actis, AfDB, Africa50, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), ARCH Emerging Market Partners, Àrgentil Capital, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, British International Investment, Development Bank of Southern Africa, Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa, International Finance Corporation (IFC), JBIC, Lion's Head Global Partners, Mahlako Financial Services, Nedbank, Rand Merchant Bank, Société Générale, Standard Bank, Standard Chartered, The Rockefeller Foundation, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

Power and infrastructure
Atome, Azura Power, Clarke Energy, Fortescue Future Industries, Globeleq, Hive Energy, Milele Energy, Monetizing Gas Africa, Proton Energy, Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone, Savannah Energy, Sun Africa, Thunder Energy, Wartsila

LNG and Upstream
ANOH Gas Processing Company, BW Energy, Chariot, Circle Gas, Falcon Corporation, Fortesa International, Gigajoule, Greenville LNG, Kosmos Energy, NLNG, Shell, Sound Energy, Stena Power & LNG Solutions, Tema LNG Terminal Company

Professional services
African Energy, Alesco Risk Management Services, Alliant, BeraMasamba, Bowmans, Clifford Chance, Climate Policy Initiative, Economic Consulting Associates, ENR Advisory, Gas Strategies, Harmattan Renewables, Herbert Smith Freehills, io consulting, Latham & Watkins, Green Hydrogen Association of Namibia, Mauritanian British Business Council (MBBC), Mitochondria Energy Company, Norton Rose Fulbright, SLR Consulting, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, Zaki Hashem & Partners