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

Transmission ‘the next big deal’ as financiers assess prospects

The number of big multilateral financing facilities being put in place for electricity transmission and distribution (T&D) projects across Africa points to a recognition that, after decades when installing generation capacity was the central preoccupation of governments and donors, the … Read More

AIX Power and Renewables – Jonathan Amoako-Baah, Chief Executive, Ghana GRIDCo

Jonathan Amoako-Baah, Chief Executive, Ghana GRIDCo, is participating in the Grid-based and distributed strategies session at the fifth annual Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, London on 14-15 November. View his biog AIX: Power & Renewables … Read More

First African Energy Data Book to launch at AIX: Power & Renewables

The first annual African Energy Data Book will be launched at the evening reception of next week’s fifth Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, London (14-15 November). The book, which is sponsored by the US’ Power … Read More

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

AIX Power & Renewables – Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) participating

Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) is participating in the fifth annual Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, London on 14-15 November. Maria de Fatima Arthur, Executive Director for People and Corporate Services, Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) is … 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

AIX: Gas 2019 initial agenda published

The initial agenda for the Africa Investment Exchange: Gas 2019 meeting has been published. AIX: Gas brings upstream and LNG players together with senior officials, power sector and downstream developers and investors to help form and strengthen partnerships along the … Read More