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Having recently strengthened its technical and commercial teams in Africa, power and temperature control rental solutions provider Energyst has been adapting to the continent’s unique demands. Frank de Koning, Director Europe for Energyst, discusses the company’s strategy for the African markets.
AEF keynote speaker James Shepherd, Managing Director at Aggreko, looks at innovation within the power sector and how the temporary power generation firm can offer governments in Africa assistance with the challenges of managing a two-tier energy strategy.
International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group, announces a major US$60mn investment at the Africa Energy Forum. IFC Chief Investment Officer Jamie Fegusson discusses the deal as well as the World Bank Group's Scaling Solar initiative.
David Baxter, Director - Institute for Public Private Partnerships at Tetra Tech, discusses the company’s role in helping African governments build their capacity to implement power development programmes and aid preparations for PPP projects.
Off Grid Energy Managing Director Danny Jones discusses the company’s successes ahead of its planned move into the African market and the strong appetite for off-grid power solutions throughout the continent for both rural and urban areas.
Standard Bank’s Global Sector Head – Power and Infrastructure, David Humphrey, discusses the challenges, opportunities and progress being made in bothAfrica’s on-grid and off-grid energy sectors as the continent enters the next chapter of its power story.
African Review reports from the Africa Energy Forum 2016 in London where leading energy professionals were on hand to discuss developments within the continent’s fast-paced and dynamic power industry.
Mutale Mukuka, Chief Financial Officer at Zambian electricity generation, transmission, distribution and supply company Copperbelt Energy, talks to African Review about power tariffs, working in a highly politicalised business environment, and the role of regulations on investment opportunities.
With APR Energy’s off-grid power solutions helping customers throughout Africa meet vital power needs, Mark Makanda, Sales Director at APR Energy talks to African Review about the company’s successes in Angola and Botswana, and how it has been providing employment opportunities for local people.