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

Projects progress but politics cloud the future in Côte d’Ivoire

The new energy minister’s go-ahead for the expansion of two major gas-fired power schemes and the approval of international financing for a new hydropower dam point to positive developments that will speed efforts to increase generation capacity. This flurry of … Read More

African Energy Data Book shows gas dominating project pipeline

By the end of 2018, natural gas and dual fuel plants using gas will have increased from 40% of installed capacity in 2010 to nearly 48%, according to the new African Energy Data Book. The increase in gas usage has … Read More

AIX: Gas 25% early bird discount ends 21 December

AIX: Gas brings upstream and LNG players together with investors, senior officials, and power sector and downstream developers to help form and strengthen partnerships along the African gas value chain. Now in its fifth year, the programme responds to Africa’s … 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

Lekela confirmed to sponsor AIX: Power & Renewables

We are delighted to announce that  Lekela are sponsoring the fifth Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting, which will be held in London on 14-15 November. Lekela is a renewable power generation company that delivers utility-scale projects which supply … Read More

Joule Africa confirmed to sponsor AIX: Power & Renewables

We are delighted to announce Joule Africa are sponsoring this year’s Africa Investment Exchange (AIX): Power & Renewables meeting in London. Joule Africa’s Chief Executive Officer Paul Kunert will be chairing the ‘Early stage development scorecard’ session on 14 November which will … Read More

Golar LNG joins West Africa panel at AIX: Gas

The following industry players have joined the West African Challenge panel-led discussion at the Africa Investment Exchange: Gas meeting at RSA House, 11-12 April 2018: Dafe Akpeneye, Commissioner, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission Augustine Isiuwe, Vice President, Business Development (Africa), Golar LNG Joe McGladdery, Partner, … Read More