Africa needs industrialisation to sustain renewable energy revolution

Issue 470 - 16 Oct 2022 - By Jon Marks | 5 minute read

Uncomfortable financial disputes are expected to dominate the 27th United Nations Climate Change (COP27) conference, to be held in the Egyptian Red Sea resort city of Sharm El Sheikh on 6-18 November. African nations may achieve progress in some areas – perhaps by forcing the vexed question of compensation for loss and damage onto the agenda – but the meeting will likely once again fail to identify a way forward for electricity supply industries (ESIs) across the continent.

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Transmission and interconnections – towards a Continental System Master Plan

Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) power transmission event

6 December 2022, online

This online roundtable will evaluate progress towards a Continental System Master Plan for transmission infrastructure and cross-border interconnections and consider the impact which this plan will have on African electricity supply industries.

The roundtable is part of the monthly AIX membership programme and will be chaired by African Energy's John Hamilton with contributions from guests.

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The meeting is free for all AIX members and African Energy subscribers.