Carbon and renewable credit markets

Carbon credits have gained considerable global momentum in recent years, with trading volumes rising 164% in 2021 alone as both China and the UK launched trading schemes. So far, Africa – which is on the frontline of the consequences of … Read More

Kenya: What next for the energy sector?

African Energy will be hosting a post-election online roundtable discussion on 20 September, with contributions from AIIM and FMO, as part of our monthly AIX membership programme. The discussion will look at: What the election means for the liberalisation agenda. … Read More

Revival in HEP interest shows hydropower potential in Africa

There is widespread recognition that baseload power will remain essential for balancing the grid against the additions of intermittent renewable power – particularly in the midst of Africa’s continuing fast-paced urbanisation. Utilising Africa’s massive hydropower potential seems a natural solution, … Read More

AIX will discuss latest supply chain challenges

Supply chain issues are threatening to undermine some power developer efforts in South Africa, with some older pricing assumptions now “woefully out of date,” potentially causing project delays – according to reporting in the latest edition of African Energy. Read more … Read More

AIX will discuss COP27 outcomes for Africa

African Energy has reported that COP27 will have a noticeably different feel to its predecessor in Glasgow, or, in the words of an Egyptian diplomat, a focus on: “implementation rather than commitments.” This ambition will be welcome news to those hoping … Read More

Africa’s power industry struggles but upturn for generation expected

Following the unprecedented challenges presented in 2020 by Covid-19, new analysis from African Energy suggests 2021 has also fallen short of Africa’s generation ambitions – although there may be room for optimism looking ahead. AIX: Power and Renewables 2022 will … Read More

Interim agenda for AIX Power & Renewables

The Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, 16-17 November 2022 provides a forum for high-level executives and government officials to constructively discuss challenges, new ideas and trends. View the interim agenda for the AIX: Power … Read More

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Is C&I the only show in town?

Is there room for everyone in C&I, is a M&A wave overdue and how resilient will models prove if grid performance improves? The state of Africa’s C&I market will be just one of the topics on the agenda as AIX Power … Read More