Richard Santo Apire, Chairman, Electricity Regulatory Authority, Uganda

Panelist at AIX: Power and Renewables and AIX: Energy Mr. Richard Santo Apire is the Chairman of the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) Mr. Apire has been Chairman of the ERA Board since 2010. Mr. Apire qualified with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree … Read More

Eyo Ekpo, Commissioner for Market Competition and Rates, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission

Panelist at AIX: Energy He started his career at GCM Onyiuke’s Chambers, Lagos, in August 1988. While there, he specialised in commercial litigation and arbitration and made many appearances in various Nigerian superior courts of record. After over six years there, … Read More

Ghana: Mainstream buys Ayitepa wind project

Ireland’s Mainstream Renewable Power announced an agreement on 15 September to purchase the 225MW Ayitepa wind farm project from Swiss developer NEK Umwelttechnik. Mainstream said the project was in the latter stages of development with all major permits secured. Grid … Read More

60+ participants already registered to AIX:Energy

AIX:Energy will be held behind closed doors under the Chatham House Rule. Confirmed organisations to date include: 8 Miles • Actis • Africa Assets • Agua Imara • Asante Capital • Baker Botts • BDO • Belgian Investment Company BIO … Read More

LeapFrog raises $400m for social impact investments in Asia, Africa

LeapFrog Investments, a private equity firm backed by George Soros and JP Morgan, said it has raised $400 million for socially responsible investments in Asia and Africa – the largest ever for a fund specialising in low-income emerging market financial … Read More

Shell Foundation confirm participation at AIX:Energy

Pradeep Pursnani, Deputy Director at Shell Foundation has confirmed his participation at AIX:Energy and will share his insight on the barriers to scaling up inclusive energy markets for low-income consumers as well as look at innovations emerging in the market.

Green Africa Power LLP appoints Fund Management Adviser

Green Africa Power LLP appoints EISER Infrastructure Partners LLP, in collaboration with Camco Clean Energy plc, as Fund Management Adviser Green Africa Power LLP (GAP) is pleased to announce that it has signed a 5 year contract with EISER Infrastructure … Read More

Blackstone, Carlyle Join Africa’s Dangote for Investment

Blackstone Group LP (BX) and Carlyle Group LP (CG), the world’s two biggest private-equity firms, sought a partner in Africa to invest in the continent’s burdened energy infrastructure. They both found him in Aliko Dangote, Africa’s wealthiest man.

Citadel Capital’s Transformation

After a successful decade-long run as Africa’s largest private equity firm, Citadel Capital is transforming into an investment holding company with a focus on infrastructure and industry. As part of this transformation and in recognition of the close of our … Read More