Pace of African power generation expansion slows in Q1 2019

The first quarter of 2019 saw a net addition of 1,097MW of on-grid capacity in Africa, the lowest increase – calculated on an annualised basis – since 2011, according to figures produced by African Energy Live Data. Read African Energy’s … Read More

Gridworks sponsors AIX Power & Renewables

Gridworks are sponsors at the next Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, London on 13-14 November 2019. Gridworks is a development and investment platform principally targeting equity investments in transmission, distribution and off-grid electricity in Africa. … Read More

Mobisol and Solarkiosk insolvencies highlight risk in off-grid

Solar home systems (SHS) pioneer Mobisol has entered self-administered insolvency proceedings at the District Court of Charlottenburg in Berlin. The move announced on 18 April gives the management three months to turn the company around and conclude negotiations with prospective … Read More

Ricardo sponsor AIX: Power & Renewables

Ricardo Energy & Environment are sponsors at the next Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House on 13-14 November 2019. The energy team at Ricardo specialises in providing innovative, practical and deliverable solutions for the energy sector, … Read More

AIX: Gas – 2 to 3 May 2019

Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) Gas is taking place at RSA House this week on 2-3 May. For those who are joining us we look forward to welcoming you to the meeting and for anyone who is interested in attending but … Read More

QED Consulting sponsor LNG Investment Exchange

The LNG Investment Exchange afternoon sessions at the AIX: Gas meeting on 3 May is sponsored by QED Consulting. Philip Nutman, Managing Director, QED Consulting will lead an expert panel examining Africa’s place and potential in the global LNG market as … Read More

AIX Gas: Nicolas Bonnefoy joins upstream commercialisation panel

  Nicolas Bonnefoy, VP – Legal and Commercial at Stonechair Capital is participating in the Upstream commercialisation of small to medium size projects session at the AIX: Gas meeting in London on 2-3 May. The session is chaired by Olivier Mussat, Chief … Read More

New AIX: Gas panellists – Azura Power’s Alan Muir and Actis’ Adrian Mucalov

Alan Muir is Group Managing Director of Azura Power, which is the exclusive platform company for thermal projects in Africa, for Actis Energy Fund 4 and Amaya Capital. The anchor investment for the company is the 450MW Azura Edo gas fired … Read More

Morocco scales back LNG import plans as gas strategy evolves

Officially, Morocco’s much-anticipated LNG import scheme remains a key element in the next decade’s energy mix, but the project is likely to disappoint most of the potential suppliers and contractors who lined up to participate during earlier iterations, writes Jon … Read More