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

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

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

AIX Power and Renewables panellist – Ahmed Badr, Executive Director, RCREEE

Ahmed Badr, Executive Director, RCREEE is a panellist at CbI Meetings’ fourth Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting, which will be held in London on 15-16 November. Co-produced by CbI’s African Energy, AIX: Power and Renewables brings established and … Read More

AIX Power and Renewables panellist – Simbarashe Mhuriro, Founder and Managing Director, Oxygen Africa

Simbarashe Mhuriro, Founder and Managing Director, Oxygen Africa, is a panellist at CbI Meetings’ fourth Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting, which will be held in London on 15-16 November. View his biography. Co-produced by CbI’s African Energy, AIX: … Read More

AIX Power and Renewables panellist – Lynn Tabernacki, Deputy Vice President of SME Financing and Head of Global Energy, Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Lynn Tabernacki, Deputy Vice President of SME Financing and Head of Global Energy, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, is a panellist at CbI Meetings’ fourth Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting, which will be held in London on 15-16 November. … Read More