Now in its fifth year, AIX: Power and Renewables brings senior executives from established and non-traditional investment sources together with leading project developers, off-grid service companies and other stakeholders for a frank discussion of the challenges facing investors along the electricity value chain.
Co-produced by African Energy and sponsored by Actis, DLA Piper and FMO, AIX: Power and Renewables is held under the Chatham House Rule and structured round panel-led discussions.
The 2018 agenda includes:
- IPPs, government and utilities discussing the state of the power industry.
- Private sector suggesting strategies to strengthen the grid and overcome transmission shortfalls.
- Local investors sharing insights on stimulating domestic capital markets and improving access to local finance.
- Disruptors challenging centralised generation models.
- Investors along the electricity value chain considering the FIT,negotiated deals and renewable energy auction options.
- Developers, customers, owner-operators, lenders and investors discussing energy trends in different regions across the continent.
Participants will also benefit again 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 5,000 power plants across the continent that are operating, planned or under construction.
Confirmed participants include key stakeholders:
- Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM)
- National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA)
- Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)
Plus senior representatives from Actis, AIIM, Alliant Emerging Markets, Azura Power, Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries, Berkeley Energy, Black Rhino, DLA Piper, ERM, FMO, GreenMax Capital Advisors, Herbert Smith Freehills, Norfund, Proton Energy, Ricardo Energy & Environment, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change.
There is a 25% discount which runs until 12 June.
Price payable: £1,312.50 plus VAT (full price £1,750 plus VAT)
Contact Nick Carn for further information on sponsorship packages.
Over the last five years, participants and sponsors have used AIX: Power & Renewables to hold private meetings with new and already established partners in convenient break-out rooms at RSA House.
Last year we worked with KfW and the Africa Trade Insurance Agency, who chose AIX: Power & Renewables to launch their Regional Liquidity Support Facility.
In 2016, AIX Power & Renewables was chosen for the launch of the Africa Infrastructure Development Association (AfIDA), a think-tank and network to promote and enable project development in Africa. AfIDA returned in 2017 as sponsor of our evening reception and host of an exclusive workshop on establishing guidelines for power developers.
Panellists at the 2017 meeting included:
- Yesufu Longe Alonge, Head, Power Procurement and Power Contracts, Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET)
- Jamil Gwamna, CEO, Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO)
- Ziria Tibalwa Wacko, Chief Executive Officer, Electricity Regulatory Authority, Uganda
- Solomon Asamoah, Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund
- Dafe Akpeneye, Commissioner, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission
- Kweku Awotwi, Principal, Africa Power Systems Management
- Ali Zerouali, Co-operation and Partnerships Director, MASEN
- Cephas Galley, Director of Legal Services, Electricity Company of Ghana
- Ahmed Badr, Executive Director, Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE)
- Thierno Seydou Niane, Director General, La Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, Senegal
- Gabriel Fal, Founder, CGF Bourse, Senegal
- Oliver Andrews, Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)
- Mershil Kivuyo, Manager Legal Affairs, Tanzania Geothermal Development Company
- Andrew Herscowitz, Co-ordinator, Power Africa
- Joseph Tato, Partner, DLA Piper
- Jasandra Nyker, Chief Executive Officer, BioTherm Energy
- Simbarashe Mhuriro, Managing Director, Oxygen Africa
- Oti Ikomi, Chief Executive Officer, Proton Energy
- Jectone Achieng, Manager, Project Management – Project Management, Geothermal Development Company, Kenya
- Romain Py, Executive Head: Transactions, African Infrastructure Investment Managers
- Akinwole Omoboriowo II, Chief Executive Officer, Genesis Energy Group
- David Donaldson, Head, IFC Infraventures, sub-Saharan Africa, IFC
- Thomas Duveau, Chief Strategy Officer, Mobisol
- Lynn Tabernacki, Deputy Vice President SME Finance & Head of Global Energy, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
For sponsorship options, contact Nick Carn