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: Nairobi

Thank you to all the panellists, participants and sponsors for the quality of discussion that was evidenced during the just concluded Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) Nairobi power and renewables meeting on 3-4 October.  

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

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

AIX Power and Renewables – Jacob Modise, Chairperson, NERSA

Jacob Modise, Chairperson, National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) is participating in the Southern Africa focus session of the fifth annual Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, London on 14-15 November. View his biog Sponsored … 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

Denham Capital confirmed to sponsor AIX: Power & Renewables

We are delighted to announce Denham Capital and their portfolio company Neo Themis are sponsoring this year’s Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting in London on 14-15 November. Neside Tas Anvaripour, Chief Executive Officer, Neo Themis will be speaking … Read More