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Established in 1998, African Energy is a trusted provider of consultancy, data and news services designed to support decision-making throughout all stages of the project and investment lifecycle.
We work with governments and companies to help find sustainable solutions to close Africa’s energy gap.
We achieve these aims by providing market intelligence, industry reports and monitoring and evaluation services that support decision-making throughout all stages of the project development and investment cycle.
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Data collection and analysis has been central to African Energy's work since it was established in 1998.
In September 2017 we launched African Energy Live Data, an innovative online database featuring continually updated and verified data and profiles on more than 6,500 power plants and projects across Africa and the organisations behind them.
African Energy’s newsletter helps keep senior energy executives up to date with what is happening across the continent, including news and analysis of market developments, project awards and the political and governance issues that impact on the business environment.
The newsletter is editorially independent, funded purely from subscription revenue and has been produced by a team of experienced staff journalists and consultants since 1998.
Jon founded African Energy in 1998 and has overseen its evolution from a respected B2B newsletter into a trusted provider of consultancy services.
Thalia heads the editorial team for African Energy’s newsletter and the African Energy Atlas, managing staff and an exclusive network of energy specialists and correspondents in key African states.
John is an experienced analyst on North Africa’s energy markets. He plays an active role in African Energy’s business development, ensuring clients are provided with high-quality quantitative and qualitative research.
Nick is responsible for management and development of African Energy’s resources, including its events business.
Alex leads African Energy’s sales team and is focused on building relations with African Energy’s client base and understanding their needs.
Ajay’s role is to conduct research and analysis for African Energy’s consultancy work, with a focus on power sector forecasting and data analytics.
Chiwoyu is a Lusaka-based journalist, editor and analyst with more than ten years’ experience writing on Zambia and Africa.
Martin Burdett is a journalist and consultant specialising in the hydropower and dams industry and more generally in electricity industries in emerging markets.