East Africa’s strategic direction

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27 October 2020 to 27 October 2020


The 7th AIX: Power & Renewables is a series of meetings held in a virtual environment, with live streaming, fringe events, an online exhibition and networking opportunities.

The online meetings will continue to be held under the Chatham House Rule and structured  round panel led discussions.


12h00 to 13h30

East African perspective

Interactive discussion focusing on the region’s strategic direction

  • Does East Africa have enough power?
  • What future for thermal generation?
  • Off-grid solutions – their expansion and financing
  • How can T&D be strengthened?
  • Where are DFIs and donors most needed?
  • Balancing renewables and the impact of regional integration on the energy mix



Online networking

Send a message, schedule a meeting or initiate a call


14h00 to 15h30

Strategies for regional integration

How realistic are plans for East African energy industries to become more integrated via electricity interconnections, pipelines and shared policy?

  • View across the East African Community region
  • Analysis of key projects to assess progress, including Eastern Africa Power Pool prospects
  • Questions of trust and national interest - thorny issues
  • What is required to create a bankable regional market
  • The impact of international support for interconnections


Satellite sessions

Access to fringe events (country focuses, workshops, interviews, speaker Q&As, and roundtables) co-hosted by our speakers and partners. Suggested themes include:

  • Outlook for Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda
  • C&I and geothermal update


Other meetings in the series

Focus on Africa’s power sector transformation

Key challenges facing the ‘IPP model’

Financing options for the electricity supply industry

Off-grid solutions – their expansion and financing


Book online or contact Lauren Andrews for further details

T: +44 (0) 1424 721667
w: africa-investment-exchange.com



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