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ERM's experts will share their insights at this year's Africa Energy Forum, which it has gained from involvement in numerous Africa Power projects over the past 30 years

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The Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is the international Forum focused on power generation for Africa with attendance from investors, consultants, developers, ministries, utilities, regulators from the power sector. The AEF this year is being held in Copenhagen to help facilitate a meeting of European and African stakeholders. ERM are proud to be the Sustainability Partner of the event this year. 

Stuart Heather-Clark, ERM Partner based in Cape Town, South Africa, participated in  panel discussion on Wednesday 7th June at 13.00: Country Focus: Kenya KENGEN’S Five Year Plan.

ERM are hosting the following discussion at the Managing Environmental and Social Risk to Achieve Bankability Panel Discussion on Friday 9 June, 08:00 - 09:00.

AEF attendees are invited to join a panel of leaders in the world of finance and power project development at a panel session discussion to explore the key sustainability elements that need to be considered and addressed in order to successfully progress a project to financial close. There will be an exchange of viewpoints and experiences with leading developers and lenders related to the subtle intricacies of the lender approval process – particularly in an African Power Sector context.

The panelists bringing their individual insights to the panel discussions will be:

Maarten van Renssen: Globeleq

Sophie Mertens-Stobbaerts: ENGIE

Jens Thomasson: Denham Capital

Kristian Heydenreich: Vestas

Nicolas Souche, IFC 

This panel will be moderated by ERM Partner James Stacey.

ERM can be visited at its booth number 64 to share further insights about Africa Power.