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East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit

6-8 February 2018

Kampala, Uganda

 

The East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit will take place in Kampala, Uganda between 6 - 8 February 2018. The meeting will unite regional governments from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Ethiopia, leading utility and regulatory companies from the region as well as international financiers, donor organisations, power developers to focus on what is needed to unlock investment in energy and infrastructure for regional growth and development. Co-locating with the 2nd Off the Grid Summit, the meeting’s agenda will provide networking opportunities and open discussions exploring practical solutions geared at increasing investor appetite in East Africa.

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"Very good experience. An excellent platform to mainstream and get insight and understanding of the challenges in structuring project financing for energy and infrastructure projects." Escom Ltd

 

The East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit topics will include:

  • East Africa as a major player in the gas industry
  • Regional cooperation in East Africa– interconnecting the region
  • Project financing for the East African power, energy and infrastructure sectors. A focus on bonds loans and guarantees
  • Gas and energy infrastructure development in East Africa
  • Major energy projects and partnerships: country focused

Co-locating with Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid

East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit will co-locate with the Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid. The second edition of the meeting will focus on the topical issues concerning rolling out off-grid projects across Africa, present the current project opportunities and build on the outcomes of the first successful off grid Summit in December 2016. 

The 1st Summit saw lively and informative panel discussions where participants discovered how Africa can and must create an enabling environment for the off-grid sector to truly take off. Supported by the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS); the British High Commission in Tanzania; USAID Tanzania and the Department for International Development (DFID), the inaugural meeting attracted over 250 delegates including the Minister of Energy for Tanzania H.E. Hon January Makamba, facilitators, off-grid developers, pan-African rural electrification agencies, electricity regulators, eight donor organisations and finally international investors and private-sector companies including General Electric, Standard Bank, Aecom, Africa Grant Advisors, BBOXX and  Copperbelt Energy Corporation.

View the Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid website

 

Download Post Show Reports from our recent Forums focusing on East Africa Energy and Infrastructure

Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid 2016        

                                                

 

Industry related report

Kenya energy sector overview

Investment Brief for the Electricty Sector in Kenya

 

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East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit

6-8 February 2018

Kampala, Uganda

 

The East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit will take place in Kampala, Uganda between 6 - 8 February 2018. The meeting will unite regional governments from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Ethiopia, leading utility and regulatory companies from the region as well as international financiers, donor organisations, power developers to focus on what is needed to unlock investment in energy and infrastructure for regional growth and development. Co-locating with the 2nd Off the Grid Summit, the meeting’s agenda will provide networking opportunities and open discussions exploring practical solutions geared at increasing investor appetite in East Africa.

Join the 2018 mailing list

Download the 2018 premailer 

"Very good experience. An excellent platform to mainstream and get insight and understanding of the challenges in structuring project financing for energy and infrastructure projects." Escom Ltd

 

The East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit topics will include:

  • East Africa as a major player in the gas industry
  • Regional cooperation in East Africa– interconnecting the region
  • Project financing for the East African power, energy and infrastructure sectors. A focus on bonds loans and guarantees
  • Gas and energy infrastructure development in East Africa
  • Major energy projects and partnerships: country focused

Co-locating with Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid

East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit will co-locate with the Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid. The second edition of the meeting will focus on the topical issues concerning rolling out off-grid projects across Africa, present the current project opportunities and build on the outcomes of the first successful off grid Summit in December 2016. 

The 1st Summit saw lively and informative panel discussions where participants discovered how Africa can and must create an enabling environment for the off-grid sector to truly take off. Supported by the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS); the British High Commission in Tanzania; USAID Tanzania and the Department for International Development (DFID), the inaugural meeting attracted over 250 delegates including the Minister of Energy for Tanzania H.E. Hon January Makamba, facilitators, off-grid developers, pan-African rural electrification agencies, electricity regulators, eight donor organisations and finally international investors and private-sector companies including General Electric, Standard Bank, Aecom, Africa Grant Advisors, BBOXX and  Copperbelt Energy Corporation.

View the Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid website

 

Download Post Show Reports from our recent Forums focusing on East Africa Energy and Infrastructure

Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid 2016        

                                                

 

Industry related report

Kenya energy sector overview

Investment Brief for the Electricty Sector in Kenya

 

Join the 2018 mailing list

 
 
Follow us on social media:
 
    

#EAEI18 #Responsibleconferencing

 

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Speakers

To find out about speaking opportunities at the East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit 2018 20 meeting, please send an email to Anna Gorzkowska on a.gorzkowska@energynet.co.uk

 

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Why Attend

Join us at the East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit 2018 

 

Why attend?

Market intelligence in one place- get unique and valuable information at the meeting solely dedicated to investment opportunities within East Africa energy and infrastructure

Support of the East African Ministries of Energy, other government representatives and regulators from the region, will enable the discussions at a higher profile and provide the indication of the best investment opportunities for international investors, as well as outline regional plans for energy and infrastructure development

Co-locating with East Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid will provide the opportunity to connect with public and private stakeholders involved in power and infrastructure in East Africa but also off grid in the rest of pan-Africa

Excellent networking opportunities with international investors and other key players from the industry, will provide access to 2 conferences throughout this two day summit, dedicated to energy, infrastructure as well as of the grid market

 

 

 

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Sponsors

NEDBANK Capital

Strategic Partner

Nedbank CIB is the Corporate and Investment banking division of the Nedbank Group, one of the four largest banking groups in South Africa. Covering the full spectrum of corporate and investment banking requirements, every solution we offer is characterised by fresh thinking, creative design and a complete understanding of what our clients need to be able to achieve their objectives.
Our dedicated Energy team has successfully concluded numerous corporate and limited recourse financing deals, following a full sector approach within the energy sector, both locally and within Africa. The team has won numerous international awards, has closed a number of landmark African Power deals and is currently the leading funder to the South African government’s Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP).
 
ENGIE

Strategic Partner

ENGIE develops its businesses (power, natural gas, energy services) around a model based on responsible growth to take on the major challenges of energy’s transition to a low-carbon economy: access to sustainable energy, climate-change mitigation and adaptation and the rational use of resources.

The Group provides individuals, cities and businesses with highly efficient and innovative solutions largely based on its expertise in four key sectors: renewable energy, energy efficiency, liquefied natural gas and digital technology.

ENGIE employs 153,090 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €66.6 billion in 2016. The Group is listed on the Paris and Brussels stock exchanges (ENGI) and is represented in the main international indices: CAC 40, BEL 20, DJ Euro Stoxx 50, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI Europe, DJSI World, DJSI Europe and Euronext Vigeo (Eurozone 120, Europe 120 and France 20).

ENGIE Africa manages and develops ENGIE’s activities in electricity, gas and services all across Africa.

Our offices in Africa are in Casablanca (Morocco), Johannesburg (South Africa), Abidjan (Ivory Coast) and Nairobi (Kenya).

www.engie-africa.com

 

 

Fieldstone

Strategic Partner

Fieldstone Africa is the leading independent investment bank and financial services provider in energy and infrastructure in Africa. In the 20 years since Fieldstone established an investment banking practice in Africa, the firm has taken part in over US$12-billion worth of transactions across the continent. 

Fieldstone Africa draws on the global resources and heritage of Fieldstone in providing services to its clients, who range from private developers and large corporations to governments and multilateral institutions. For all these clients we offer objective advice tailored to help them achieve optimal financial and strategic results based on their specific needs. Reputation and expertise are our biggest assets. 

Fieldstone Africa is intent on meeting the evolving needs of existing and new clients throughout the continent. Driven by the dynamic African market, we have extended our product range beyond the traditional core of financial structuring/project finance, mergers and acquisitions. 

Fieldstone Africa's leading position in energy and infrastructure has been enhanced by new subsidiaries which offer resources to support project development, and an asset management platform. Our recently added focus on export credit advisory allows us to source low-cost debt for large capital projects across all sectors. Fieldstone Africa is, by means of its heritage and global reach, positioned to connect Africa with the world’s capital markets. In every element of its service, Fieldstone Africa provides local insight coupled with product and performance of the highest international standard.

www.fieldstoneafrica.com

METKA

Strategic Partner

METKA is a leading international energy sector contractor, working with its clients and partners throughout Africa to bring critical power projects to life. Beyond its core strength in power plant construction, METKA leverages the significant development and management expertise of its group companies – with more than 1200MW in operation – to support projects through development into successful operation.

The company has an extensive track record in combined cycle power plants, with capacity ranging from 20MW up to 1000+ MW, and unique experience in delivering fast-track projects with mobile power generation units. Whatever the most appropriate technology – gas turbine or reciprocating engine - METKA is able to offer the optimum solution for your project.

In the renewables sector, METKA EGN is a world-class EPC / O&M contractor for utility scale solar PV projects, with a customer portfolio including some of the leading investors in the sector. Our references include more than 350MW of medium – large scale PV projects internationally.

Building on over 50 years of experience, METKA has a strong record of successfully executing major power plant projects in emerging markets and is quickly establishing itself as a key player in the African market. 

For more information please visit www.metka.com

 

Sponsorship opportunities with the East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit 2018

The meeting is crafted to connect East African countries' Governments, Utilities and Regulators with credible and committed investors in an environment which encourages the debate on the fundamental issues driving the development of power, energy and infrastructure projects across the East African region.

Branding, thought leadership and function sponsorship opportunities are all available and can be tailored to meet your business requirements and budgets.

To discuss a tailor-made package that is best fitting to your sales and marketing objectives, please contact:

GEORGE HUDSON
Business Development Manager
+44 (0) 20 7384 8020
george.hudson@energynet.co.uk
 
 

Partners

USTDA

Supporting Partner

USTDA provides grant-based project planning assistance to mobilize capital for infrastructure in developing and middle-income countries

Key Capabilities:

• Supports feasibility studies and pilot projects to provide the required comprehensive analysis for major infrastructure projects to achieve successful financing and implementation

• Provides technical assistance to support legal and regulatory reform related to commercial activities and infrastructure development, the establishment of industry standards, and other market-opening activities

• Hosts reverse trade missions to the U.S. for overseas project sponsors to observe the design, manufacturing, demonstration and operation of American products and services which can help the officials achieve their development goals

• Provides grant-based project planning through the U.S. Africa Clean Energy Finance initiative

www.ustda.gov

Africa Outlook

Media Partner

Africa Outlook is a digital and print product aimed at boardroom and hands-on decision-makers across a wide range of industries on the continent. This monthly magazine is essential reading for business executives wanting to keep up with the latest in global news affecting African businesses, as well as exclusive, engaging and sharable features generated from their peers. Africa Outlook remit embraces the coverage of key business sectors and sub-sectors including: mining, oil and gas, manufacturing, construction, retail, logistics, finance, healthcare, technology and other professional service areas.

www.africaoutlookmag.com

Construction Review

Media Partner

Construction Review, www.constructionreviewonline.com, is a leading African monthly construction journal for the construction industry.

For over 20-years the magazine has enjoyed the readership of architects, engineers, quantity surveyors, project managers, interior designers, developers, building specialists, contractors, landscape architects and contractors, real estate agents and investors, property managers, suppliers to the construction industry, government departments and ministries: local authorities, land surveyors, financial institutions, telecommunication companies etc.  The print edition is distributed in over ten Africa countries with the digital version sent monthly to over 200000 readers in our database.

Africa Capital Digest

Media Partner

Africa Capital Digest is the leading source of original and curated industry news, comment and opinion for global private capital investors and their advisors who are sourcing, evaluating and executing private equity, infrastructure and venture capital transactions in Africa. Whether you are looking for ideas for new deals, leads for people and companies to be potential partners, expert market perspective from leading investors and market practitioners or just need to keep abreast of the most important private capital trends and developments on the continent, Africa Capital Digest provides you with the most focused, in-depth original and curated content to help you monitor and assess the private capital investment opportunities Africa offers.
 
To find out more:
 
Allan Cunningham
Twitter: @afcdigest

 

African Leadership Magazine

 
Media partner
 
African Leadership magazine focuses on showcasing the best of Africa to a global audience, telling the African story from an African perspective; while evolving solutions to peculiar challenges being faced by the continent today. The Magazine has become a leading pan-African flagship leadership-focused publication read targeted international investors, business executives, government policy makers and multilateral agencies across Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Europe and the US. It is a niche and unbiased African voice born out of a desire to ameliorate the lot of Africans by focusing on individuals and corporate bodies that are known for their legacy-based approach to leadership. 
The magazine continually seeks to herald the dawn of a new Africa as the continent of promise and global leadership, championed by people of integrity and resilience who are rising from the challenges of an unpleasant past; thereby preserving a legacy for future generations of our people.
 
African Review

Media Partner

Published since 1966, African Review of Business and Technology is the most successful Pan-African business publication. It has the largest audited circulation of a business magazine in the area and carries over 80% of the international advertising in the market. Its readership includes senior executives both in government and in business. It contains more business-related editorial, more advertising pages and has a higher circulation than any other publication of its kind. 
 
Each issue's highly respected editorial contains special sections on a wide variety of topics including power, water, information technology, transport, manufacturing, construction, mining, oil and gas. Editorial covers all aspects relevant to Africa's key decision makers. For the latest industry news and for more information on African Review of Business and Technology visit www.africanreview.com

 

AllAfrica Global Media

MEDIA PARTNER

AllAfrica Global Media is a voice of, by and about Africa: framing issues, distributing information and providing a platform for discussing topics critical to building the Africa we want - sustainable, innovative and equitable. The AllAfrica distribution network includes the popular website, allAfrica.com, news apps for mobile devices and social media, and the AllAfrica News Wire for institutional, corporate and financial clients through Bloomberg, Factiva/Dow Jones, Thomson Reuters and other commercial services.
 

African Energy

Media Partner

African Energy is a respected source of independent analysis on the continent’s energy industries, produced by Cross-border Information (CbI), a globally recognised business intelligence company with a long established research focus on the politics, energy and financial sector trends of Africa and the Middle East. Through continual monitoring of developments and an extensive network of local sources and on-the-ground experience, African Energy has established itself at the forefront of informed commentary and analysis on this most vital of sectors for the continent’s future. Clients come to us for incisive and informed analysis on the issues, events, people and organisations that affect their businesses and interests.

 

Alternative Energy Africa

Media Partner

Alternative Energy Africa is the continent’s first magazine dedicated to literally filling the energy information gap in Africa.
 
Alternative Energy Africa provides its readers updates on private sector projects, government initiatives, business and investment news, and strategies for a thriving alternative/renewable energy market on the African continent, all of this in addition to global project news and groundbreaking technology coverage. And to complement the magazine, www.AE-Africa.com offers the latest updates between issues making the AEA online and print duo “the premiere source” of alternative and renewable energy news covering the African continent.
 
Visit www.ae-africa.com for more details.

If you would like to attend as a member of press or are interested in a media partnership please contact: 

 
Laida Iparraguirre
Senior Marketing Executive
 
T: +44 (0)20 7384 8068
 
 

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Registration for the East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Forum 2018

To enquire about rates and register as a delegate or make a group booking, please contact us directly on:

 
T: +44 (0)20 7384 7936
 
 

Contact

For programme or speaker enquiries please contact:

 

ANNA GORZKOWSKA
Producer
 
+44 (0)20 7384 8188
a.gorzkowska@energynet.co.uk

To find out how to attend as a delegate or for media enquiries please contact:

 
LAIDA IPARRAGUIRRE
Senior Marketing Executive
 
+44 (0)20 7384 7707
laida.Iparraguirre@energynet.co.uk
 
For commercial partnership opportunities: 
 
 
GEORGE HUDSON
Business Development Manager
 
+44 (0) 20 7384 8020
george.hudson@energynet.co.uk
 
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East & Southern - industry updates

 

Find the latest industry news, interviews and articles about the energy & infrastructure projects in East & Southern Africa. This content is gathered at our annual meetings, from our sponsors and partners and aggregated from credible sources. 

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Watch the interview with Joshua Kibet Choge, Chairman of KenGen, Kenya, as he speaks with us at the Africa Energy Forum 2016

Watch the interview with Jason Harlan, Chief Executive Officer, Fieldstone Africa

 
 
 
Mike Peo, Nedbank Corporate & Investment Banking, South Africa
 

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Getting to know EnergyNet

EnergyNet has been producing investment forums and executive dialogues for Africa’s power sector for the last 18 years - in Europe, the USA, China and across the African continent.
 
We work with 23 different governments and national utilities to facilitate investment summits where international investors can build relationships with credible African public sector stakeholders to advance access to power. 
 
Best known for the Africa Energy Forum, the longest running meeting place for senior level decision makers in Africa’s power sector taking place in Europe each year, EnergyNet also produces the Powering Africa: Series- in-country investment meetings which provide a more detailed perspective on the investment landscape and power generation potential of countries such as Nigeria, Mozambique, Tanzania, Ghana Ethiopia, South Africa and Egypt.
 
Our team spend over 220 days a year travelling to meet stakeholders across Africa, so relationships and investor insights are both our business and our passion.
 
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