Engie sponsor sixth AIX: Power & Renewables meeting

We are delighted to confirm that Engie is sponsoring our sixth annual AIX: Power & Renewables meeting in London on 13-14 November. Engie Africa, CEO, Yoven Moorooven, will be joined by co-sponsors Winch Energy and 17 other panellists for the … Read More

AfIDA to hold pre-AIX workshop on Understanding Power Purchase Agreements

We are also pleased to announce that the Africa Infrastructure Development Association (AfIDA) will be holding a separately bookable pre-AIX workshop, Understanding Power Purchase Agreements, at RSA House on 12 November. The workshop will be held the day before the … Read More

AIX: Power & Renewables – Jonathan Amoako-Baah, CEO, Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo)

Jonathan Amoako-Baah, CEO, Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) is participating in the Financing the grid session of the  Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, London on 13-14 November. Read his biog Now in its sixth year, AIX: … Read More

Empower Fund reaches threshold commitment

A renewable energy impact fund headed by former Scatec Solar head of business development Terje Osmundsen has reached its $8m first threshold commitment. Empower Invest will invest equity in 1-10MW renewable projects in developing countries, using a fund-based model to … Read More

AIX: Power & Renewables – Eric Mwangi, Ministry of Energy, Kenya

Eric Mwangi, Economic Advisor to the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Kenya, is participating in the opening session of the  Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, London on 13-14 November. Read his biog Now in its … Read More

AIX: Power & Renewables – Olumuyiwa Abiodun, Office of the Vice President, Nigeria

Olumuyiwa Abiodun, Head of the Advisory Power Team at Office of the Vice President, Nigeria, is participating at the  Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, London on 13-14 November. Read his biog Now in its sixth … Read More

Mobisol: the latest string to Engie’s bow

French energy giant Engie claims to have become the market leader in off-grid solar in Africa following the acquisition of Germany’s Mobisol. When the transaction closes, which is expected in October, Mobisol will join solar home system company Fenix International … Read More

Malawi’s power expansion plans continue with solar tender

Malawi is racing to reduce a supply deficit that could top 150MW next year. The country experienced a nationwide blackout in early March after the 130MW Kapichira and 36MW Nkula A hydropower plants had to be switched off to reduce … Read More

Denham Capital returns as sponsor for the 6th AIX: Power & Renewables

Denham Capital will again be sponsoring our annual Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting in London. The sixth annual AIX: Power & Renewables meeting will be held at RSA House, London on 13-14 November. Over the last five years … Read More