Mobilising finance in an age of transition

Chair: Jon Marks, Chairman, CbI and Head of Consultancy, African Energy Public and private sector strategies for financing upstream development, baseload and other sustainable projects that bridge the transition. Who is financing hydrogen and other new green technology in Africa? … Read More

Developing gas for local markets

Chair: Steve Husbands, Head of Commercial, Oil & Gas Advisory, SLR Examining the development of domestic gas markets Upstream perspectives on the barriers to commercialising Africa’s gas deposits Prospects for pipelines, compressed natural gas (CNG) and small-scale LNG schemes Monetising … Read More

Nigeria snapshot

A focus on the opportunities and obstacles in developing its natural gas resources and meeting Abuja’s net-zero target. Impact of Petroleum Industry Bill on gas and power industries Major export expansion plans and new investments in domestic market

Southern Africa snapshot

The role of gas, hydrogen, carbon-capture, storage and alternative baseloads in the region’s just energy transition. Updates on Namibia’s natural gas, hydrogen and utility-scale storage developments The interface between gas and renewables Opportunities for GTP from Mozambique and LNG imports … Read More

Evening reception at RSA House

Energy transition realities

Chair: Laura Kiwelu, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright How are power developers adapting to new energy realities in Africa? How to integrate new technologies into existing infrastructure The future development of hydrogen-ready gas-to-power (GTP) projects Prospects of gas replacing coal, HFO and … Read More

DFI strategies

A frank discussion on the role of DFIs in promoting post-carbon projects and their impact on Africa’s energy transition. How are development finance institutions supporting a just transition? What public and private climate finance is available for low-carbon projects?

Hydrogen: What makes a market?

Chair: James Doree, Managing Director, Lion’s Head Global Partners The price of power is critical for locating hydrogen production, but what other factors are important? Many African countries are vying to attract investment into huge green hydrogen projects. This panel … Read More

Energy transition strategies

Panellists in the opening session are invited to discuss economic and energy ambitions – including international COP26 pledges, government led industrialisation programmes and ‘just transition’ strategies. What does a just transition look like in Africa? Gauging investors’ appetite for cleantech … Read More