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Off-grid Investment Exchange 2019

Dedicated to bringing established suppliers of off-grid services together with international developers and investors (DFIs, banks, commercial and impact investors) and other potential new entrants who are looking to buy into this fast-growing industry.

Held under the Chatham House Rule, proceedings start at 11h30 when participants will benefit from a shared networking coffee break with the wide range of private and public sector stakeholders attending the sixth annual AIX Power & Renewables meeting (13-14 November, RSA House).

Tickets may be bought for £450 (excl VAT) by emailing Lauren Andrews.

The Off-grid Investment Exchange is included in all full tickets to the sixth annual AIX Power & Renewables meeting.



10h30 Registration and coffee

11h00 to 12h30

Understanding off-grid data
Exclusive analysis of the data being generated in the PAYG and mini-grid sector.
• What data is available? Who is generating and mapping trends?
• What data is relevant to investors and can it be generated?
• How can analytics improve portfolio risk assessments?

12h30 Lunch

13h30 to 14h15

Financing off-grid

Can off-grid become commercially viable across the continent?

• Stimulating domestic capital markets and improving access to local finance.

• Scaling up investment–are there sufficient opportunities for larger scale investors?

14h15 Coffee will be served in the Great Room.

14h30 to 16h30

Accelerating off-grid

Overview of investment trends in commercial and industrial, mini-grid, solar home systems and other nascent energy access markets.

14h30 to 15h10: Embedded power and other independent solutions

Successes, pitfalls and barriers to commercial, industrial and mining projects.

15h10 to 15h50: Mini-grids

Focusing on regulatory frameworks, productive use, concessions and tendering approaches.

15h50 to 16h30: Solar home systems (SHS)

The headwinds and tailwinds facing SHS and PAYG models.


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