Energy storage focus at AIX: Nairobi

We are delighted to announce that Senior Energy Specialist at DNV GL, Gabriel Kroes will kick-off the storage discussion at next month’s AIX Nairobi meeting and focus on where storage is heading in the next 20 years. Other panellists in … Read More

AIX: Nairobi updated agenda

The UK Department for International Trade has confirmed to host the pre-conference reception on 1 October at this year’s Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) Nairobi power and renewables meeting (2-3 October). The updated agenda for the AIX Nairobi lists 37 confirmed panellists … Read More

Winch Energy sponsors AIX Power & Renewables

Winch Energy  are sponsors at the next Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, London on 13-14 November 2019. Winch Energy is a global energy group creating specialized and sustainable solutions for off-grid distributed power. We are … Read More

Cautious optimism as Angola brings in wide-ranging energy reforms

There is considerable investor interest in reforms being enacted across the energy industry in Angola, but more work is needed before serious projects emerge and there remains caution about the extent to which cronyism has been eliminated, writes Dan Marks … Read More

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. Against this … 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

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

Actis alongside portfolio companies sponsor all 2019 AIX meetings

Actis, a leading investor in growth markets, is sponsoring all three Africa Investment Exchanges in 2019: AIX: Gas – 2 to 3 May 2019 AIX: Gas brings upstream and LNG players together with investors, senior officials, power sector and downstream … Read More

View the AIX: Power & Renewables 2019 agenda

Africa Investment Exchange: Power and Renewables ENABLING POWER PROJECT DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA 13-14 November 2019, RSA House, London We have recently published the interim agenda for the AIX: Power and Renewables meeting. Investment in generation remains important, but distribution gets … Read More