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: Nairobi

Thank you to all the panellists, participants and sponsors for the quality of discussion that was evidenced during the just concluded Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) Nairobi power and renewables meeting on 3-4 October.  

AIX Nairobi – Nikhath Zigmund, Business Development Director at Actis

Nikhath Zigmund, Business Development Director at Actis Energy 4’s new pan-Africa renewables company, has confirmed her participation in the Strategies to increase generation panel at the Africa Investment Exchange: Nairobi meeting in Nairobi 3-4 October 2018. Download the agenda View Nikhath’s biography

AIX: Nairobi – Caroline Kimathi, Acting Director, Renewable Energy, Energy Regulatory Commission, Kenya

Caroline Kimathi, Acting Director, Renewable Energy, Energy Regulatory Commission, Kenya is a panellist at CbI Meetings’ Africa Investment Exchange: Nairobi meeting, which will be held in Nairobi 3-4 October 2018. Co-produced by CbI’s African Energy, AIX: Nairobi builds on four … Read More

Bob Chestnutt, Senior Project Director, Aldwych International

Bob began his career as a Mechanical Engineer with the Northern Ireland Electricity Service (NIES) in power plant operations gaining experience of coal, oil and gas turbine technology. Following the acquisition by AES, together with Tractebel, of two of NIES’s … Read More

KPLC PE Pioneer

Kenya’s conservative but fast-growing $7.8bn pension fund industry has just taken a pioneering step. For the first time since the 1990s, a leading Kenyan pension fund is putting its cash into a private equity fund. The pension fund for Kenya … Read More