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

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

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

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

View the AIX: Nairobi 2019 interim agenda

Africa Investment Exchange: Nairobi POWER & RENEWABLES EXECUTIVE BRIEFING 2-3 October 2019 Download the interim agenda. Now in its second year, the AIX: Nairobi meeting brings together project developers, suppliers of off-grid services, policy-makers, established and non-traditional investment sources and … Read More