AIX: Power & Renewables
13 November 2019 to 14 November 2019
RSA House, London

Now in its sixth year, AIX Power & Renewables has become one of the meeting places of choice for Africa’s power sector stakeholders, including leading private and public sector investors, African officials and project developers.

The AIX: Power & Renewables agenda includes streams dedicated to power generation and transmission and distribution, plus access to:

The meeting is sponsored by Actis, AfIDA, AIIM, DEG, Denham Capital, DLA Piper, Engie, Gridworks, Lekela, Ricardo, Themis and Winch Energy. It is structured around interactive panel-led sessions, held under the Chatham House Rule and limited to 200 participants. The format and size of the meeting provides a rare opportunity for an open discussion and analysis of the continent’s power and renewables market.

More than 70 panellists have confirmed- Download the agenda for details.

The meeting is co-produced by consultants African Energy. Participants benefit from exclusive analysis based on African Energy Live Data – our unique platform that combines a range of analytics tools with project level detail of more than 5,800 power plants across the continent that are operating, planned or under construction.

Panellists include:

  • Hizkyas Dufera, Senior Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of Water Irrigation and Energy, Ethiopia
  • Eric Mwangi, Economic Advisor to the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Energy Kenya
  • Olumuyiwa Abiodun, Head of the Advisory Power Team at Office of the Vice President, Nigeria
  • Wisdom Togobo, Director of Renewable and Alternative Energy at the Ministry of Power, Ghana
  • Ziria Tibalwa Waako, Chief Executive Officer, Electricity Regulatory Authority, Uganda
  • Pinehas Mutota, Manager, Economic Regulation, Electricity Control Board, Namibia
  • Nii Darko Asante, Director, Technical Regulation, Ghana Energy Commission
  • Cliff Nhandara, Executive Director for Rural Electrification, Rural Electrification Authority (REA), Zimbabwe
  • Aziz Fall, Director International Cooperation and Promotion, Ministry of Energy, Senegal
  • Anita Otubu, Head of Special Projects, Rural Electrification Agency, Nigeria
  • Dafe Akpeneye, Commissioner, NERC, Nigeria
  • Erick Rugabera, Principal Engineer for Electricity Generation, Ewura (Tanzania)
  • Jonathan Amoako-Baah, CEO, Ghana Grid Company (GridCo)
  • Yoven Moorooven, CEO, ENGIE Africa
  • Joseph Tato, Partner, DLA Piper
  • Reason Abajuo, Legal Counsel - Power Sector, African Legal Support Facility
  • Ademola Adesina, Founder, CEO, Rensource Energy
  • Ricardo Leitão Machado, CEO, Aenergy
  • Ragnar Gerig, Director Energy & Infrastructure for Africa and Latin America, DEG
  • Thomas Amram, Senior Consultant, Ricardo
  • Scott Mackin, Managing Partner and Co-President, Denham Capital
  • Romain Py, Executive Head: Transactions, African Infrastructure Investment Managers
  • Evan Rice, Business Development, Tesla
  • Orli Arav, Managing Director, EMFin Advisory
  • Chris Antonopoulos, Chief Executive Officer, Lekela
  • Simon Hodson,Chief Executive Officer, Gridworks
  • Ragnar Gerig, Director Energy & Infrastructure for Africa and Latin America, DEG
  • Neli Magubane, Chairperson, Matleng Energy Solutions
  • Orli Arav, Managing Director, EMFin Advisory
  • Andrew Herscowitz, Co-ordinator, Power Africa
  • Preyavart Gadhavi, Principal, Energy and Infrastructure, Actis
  • Kimberly Heimert, General Counsel, Africa50
  • Helen Tarnoy, Chairman, Gridworks
  • Mike Peo, Head, Infrastructure, Energy & Telecoms Finance, Nedbank
  • Pekka Tolonen, Director of Growth & Development for Africa, Wärtsilä
  • Bolade Soremekun, Chief Executive Officer, Rubitec Africa
  • Nicholas Wrigley, Chief Executive Officer, Winch Energy
  • Nico Tyabji, Director of Strategic Partnerships, SunFunder
  • Will Pearson, Policy Director, Camco
  • Birgit Edlefsen, Senior Investment Officer, Energy, FMO
  • Madeleine Gleave, Chief Data Scientist, Nithio



Register now to secure one of the final places at the meeting and join more than 180 senior industry stakeholders for two days of dynamic discussion about the future of the African power sector (see below for a list of organisations attending).

Book online or contact Lauren Andrews for an invoice. Tel: +44 1424 721667.

Contact Nick Carn for further information on sponsorship packages.


Pre-AIX workshop

Please note, the Africa Infrastructure Development Association (AfIDA) will be holding a separately bookable pre-AIX workshop, Understanding Power Purchase Agreements, at RSA House on 12 November.

The workshop will be held the day before the start of AIX: Power & Renewables

Please contact Precious Nkandu, AfIDA, for how to take part in the workshop.

(The workshop is free for registered AfIDA members).


Organisations participating at AIX include:

Utilities, regulators and officials

African Legal Support Facility, Electricity Control Board (Namibia), Electricity Regulatory Authority (Uganda), Ewura (Tanzania), Ghana Energy Commission, Ghana Grid Company Limited (GridCo), Global Affairs Canada, KenGen, Mainstream Energy Solutions, Ministry of Energy (Ghana), Ministry of Energy (Kenya), Ministry of Energy & Power Development (Zimbabwe), Ministry of Energy (Senegal), Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Office of the Vice President (Nigeria), Rural Electrification Agency (Nigeria), Rural Electrification Agency (Zimbabwe), UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), UK Department for International Development (Dfid), UK  Department for International Trade (DIT)

Power developers

Aenergy, Africa-Ren, Aggreko, Aldwych International, Azura Power, Berkeley Energy, BP, EDP Renovaveis, Engie, Eni, EP Global Energy, Globeleq, Gravitricity, Gridworks, Impala Energy, InfraCo Africa, Joule Africa, Lekela, Manitoba Hydro, Milele Energy, Orascom Construction, Rensource Energy, Themis Energy, Voltalia, Wartsila, WSP


BBOXX, CrossBoundary, Ekta Partners, Engie eps, GOGLA, Konexa, ManoCap, Nithio, Nuru, Odyssey Energy Solutions, Rubitec Africa, Shell Foundation, Sunfunder, Tesla, Trine, Winch Energy, Zola Electric

Gas sector

BP, Gasfin Development, Hanas, Latham & Watkins, Methanex, New Age (African Global Energy), NLNG, Orca Exploration, Sasol, Savannah Petroleum, SLR Consulting, Total

Development finance

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, BIO-Invest, CDC Group, CDP, DEG, EBRD, Export–Import Bank of the US (EXIM), FinDev Canada, FMO, IFC, JBIC, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), Norfund, Power Africa, Swedfund, USAID

Finance and investment

Actis, Africa50, AIIM, AP Moller Capital, Blue Orchard, Camco Clean Energy, Denham Capital, Empower New Energy, Finergreen, Lion's Head Global Partners, Macquarie Group, Maris, Nedbank, New Africa Clean Energy Fund, Pash Global, Standard Chartered Bank, Total Ventures, TPG Europe

Professional services

Addleshaw Goddard, African Energy, Africa Infrastructure Development Association (AfIDA), Alliant Insurance Services, Associação Lusófona de Energias Renováveis (ALER), Baker McKenzie, Bird & Bird, Clifford Chance, Clyde & Co, Cross-border Information, Deloitte Consulting, DLA Piper, DNV GL, EMFin Advisory, GreenMax Capital Advisors, Herbert Smith Freehills, ITeChnologies (ITC), JLT Group, John W Ffooks & Co, Kuungana Advisory, Matleng Energy Solutions, Mauritanian British Business Council, Multiconsult, Osterwald Rathbone & Partners, Pinsent Masons, Ricardo Energy & Environment, Tonbofa Law Practice, Trinity International, University of Cape Town, University of Oxford, Vivid Economics