EnergyNet’s sponsors are our partners and at the heart of all that we do

Sponsors

EnergyNet’s sponsors are at the heart of all that we do. Below you will find some of our highest profile sponsors to date. Their presence has been consistent, constructive, and invaluable in promoting the development of Africa’s power sector and we would like to thank them for their on-going support.

Partnering with EnergyNet offers your business a relevant platform to engage investors, governments and senior stakeholders in the power project value chain, to develop credible relationships with proven decision makers and to manoeuvre your organisation in to a position which will save you time and money. We have operated successfully in Africa’s power sector for over 19yrs and have built a reputation among decision makers that can directly support your business aspirations. Most recently we were recognised by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ii and British Prime Minister David Cameron or services to international trade.

Clearly brand visibility is important and plays a key role in building the awareness of your business, but what really resonates with our audience is the importance of the discussions that are had, and deals that are made, as result of the relationships formed. We facilitate innovation and collaboration and invite your business to join us in creating and developing vital power projects.

Whether you want to align yourself with Governments supporting the ‘EnergyNet Student Engagement Initiative’, be seen as a market leader hosting exclusive functions or influence the agenda through thought leadership, we can offer a strategic and commercial opportunities designed to deliver real value to your business. And if your business carries specific needs, we’re able to construct tailored packages to meet those ambitions within the markets you operate.

 
Media partner
 
African Power, Mining & Oil Review is the only publication in Africa that focuses on creating a networking forum for decision makers in businesses and governments across the African continent, while providing a quarterly reference platform, industrial insights, independent research features and updates on the Power, Mining and Oil sectors and instilling a sense of unity in considering the way forward on the continent.
We inform, educate and create business and networking opportunities for all companies, organizations or governments that are interested in expanding their business interests across Africa and beyond, in the Power, Mining and Oil sectors.
 
 
African Sustainable Energy Association represents and actively promotes Renewable Energy Solutions in the Africa. They focus on Wind, Solar, Biomas, Biogas, Bio Fuels, Green Products, Energy Saving, Alternative Energy, Energy from Waste, Fuel Cell Technologies etc.
 
The mission for AFSEA is to provide great insight into the African Sustainable Energy market by bringing companies from around the world together so they may prosper and gain the knowledge needed to expedite the implementation of renewable energy as a significant source of energy.
 
Association partner
 
African Sustainable Energy Association (AFSEA) represents and actively promotes Renewable Energy
Solutions in the Continent. Our focus is on the whole industry; Wind, Solar, Biomas, Biogas, Bio Fuels,
Green Products, Energy Efficiency, Alternative Energy, Energy from Waste, Fuel Cell Technologies etc.
Our mission for AFSEA is to provide great insight into the African Sustainable Energy market by bringing
companies from around the world together so they may prosper and gain the knowledge needed to
expedite the implementation of renewable energy as a significant source of energy.
 
AFSEA advocate policy development at decision making government level. We also promote
understanding of the industry and its potential through tools such as industry events, forums,
conferences, newsletters and publications, our objective is to provide access to information that can affect
today's clean energy industries as much as tomorrow's world.
We organize top management events and forums creating a networking platform for companies across
the world. Our members include research institutes, developers, contractors, consultants, suppliers and
members of the public dedicated to building a greener planet.
For more information visit: www.afsea.org

Media partner

Africa Outlook is a digital and print magazine aimed at boardroom and hands-on decision-makers across a wide range of industries on the continent. With content compiled by our experienced editorial team, complemented by an in-house design and production team, we look to promote the latest in engaging news, industry trends and success stories from the length and breadth of Africa.

Our magazine provides a superb platform for companies, advertisers and media partners who deserve the attention of Africa’s leading business executives, to showcase your services and place you in the hands of the continent’s most influential people.

Link to: www.africaoutlookmag.com/get-involved

AFTV5 is a non-profit and non-partisan video production organization with a social focus.  Aftv5 is committed to the value of community television, delivering alternatives to commercial broadcast television. We aim to provoke thought, create positive impact in our communities, foster change and provide a voice for diversity and expression. 
 
AFTV5 seeks to report and to expose the African and African American community experiences and their interaction with the greater community. Through the exposure of the culture, AFTV5 provides a window into its customs 
AFUR is regarded as a key building block in the efforts of the African Union and its socio- economic programme, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) in the integration and rebirth of Africa. AFUR’s vision and objectives are derived from Clause 110 of the NEPAD Framework Document, which recognises the establishment of the African Forum for Utility Regulation and regional regulatory associations. AFUR was formally established in November 2002 and a Memorandum of Understanding was signed with NPCA in 2011.
 
The African Forum for Utility Regulators (AFUR) focuses on issues related to the regulation of energy, telecommunications, transport, and water & sanitation industries, with a particular emphasis on issues that are common across sectors (but not necessarily limited to the primary focus sectors).It aims to establish and foster co-operation amongst utility regulators on the African continent in support of Africa's growth and socio-economic development.

Aggreko is the world leader in the supply of temporary power rentals and has been active in Africa for twenty years. Currently, Aggreko is operating large scale power-projects in countries such as Mozambique, Côte d’Ivoire, Gabon, Senegal, Benin, Angola and Tanzania.   Operating from 211 world-wide locations, including 9 depots across Africa, Aggreko provides 24/7 customer support for single to multi-megawatt projects for a variety of industries. Aggreko manages the world’s most extensive fleet of containerised generators, loadbanks, transformers and ancillary equipment, allowing for rapid mobilisation to respond to our customer’s planned or emergency power needs.

AIIM actively manages investments in East, West and Southern Africa and has equity under management of USD1.6 billion with a track record extending across six African infrastructure funds. The funds are designed to invest long-term institutional unlisted equity in African infrastructure projects such as toll roads, renewable energy, power generation, port and communication infrastructure assets. With one of the most experienced infrastructure transaction and management teams in Africa, AIIM provides strategic, commercial, operational and financial expertise into infrastructure investment activities throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. AIIM has positioned itself as a leading infrastructure equity investment manager with 16 years’ experience in the African landscape providing compelling investment opportunities, which seek to deliver superior returns for investors through effective environmental, social and governance management, while making a tangible contribution to local economies and communities.
 
 
Airon Green Energy Turbines (Airon GET) is a fast growing division of Airon Investment S.A. The company is active in the field of renewable energy sources (RES), developing and perfecting the world’s most modern small wind power plants, reaching an unparalleled efficiency of 55 %. Thanks to an integrated microprocessor-based controller the turbine can work together with the photovoltaic systems. This diversification of energy sources considerably increases their users’ energy independence. As wind and solar energy are a source of green energy, using our products you care about the environment and you save natural resources.
 
Employing advanced technology the turbines are designed to perform as power generators in either urban areas or in rural environments, where access to the power grid is limited.
 
We are looking for companies, organizations, institutions and other entities which are interested in pursuing the agenda of green energy and looking for green technologies, for the generation of environmentally friendly electricity”.
 

Akin Gump is a full service global law firm with more than 900 lawyers in 21 offices across four continents. The firm’s Africa practice involves over 100 lawyers specializing in several core practice areas including  project finance, private equity,  cross border acquisitions, financial restructuring, international trade policy and dispute resolution, with experience in African countries covering over 70 percent of the African continent. Akin Gump is known for its sophisticated, diverse and full-service practice representing clients in a variety of industries, including power, oil and gas, mining, telecommunications, chemicals and other infrastructure industries with Africa practice lawyers in key global financial and political centers, including Washington, DC, London, Abu Dhabi, Houston, New York, Los Angeles and Singapore.

Founder of Akon Lighting Africa, Solektra International's mission is to respond to the African energy and water crises in order to support the long term economic development of the continent.  With regards to energy, Solektra International has focused its efforts on providing clean, renewable and affordable solar solutions in rural and off-grid areas where most of the African population currently lives - changing one community at a time! Founded by Samba Bathily, Akon and Thione Niang and incorporated in New York and with offices in numerous  African countries, Solektra International is one of a new generation of African businesses that are investing in driving growth and employment throughout Africa through public-private partnerships and education.
 
Solektra International has just inaugurated the first training institute fully dedicated to solar technologies, which will train a minimum of 200 skilled workers, technicians and engineers per year as of 2016. The company has developed an innovative prefinancing model which led to impactful results.  End of 2015, after a year and half of operations, Solektra International was operational in 15 African countries - Mali, the Republic of Guinea, Benin, Senegal, Niger, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Congo Brazzaville, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Namibia and Madagascar - with a wide offer of solar equipment including solar street lamps, micro-grids and domestic kits. Over the next few years, Solektra International plans on expanding into over 20 additional African countries.
 

Aksa Energy has been established as a subsidiary of Kazancı Holding in 1997. Kazancı Group is a group of companies that operate in its expertise area, energy industry, for almost 50 years. Kazancı group companies operate in all stages of energy value chain from production to distribution within a synergistic organization. This integrated organization of Kazancı Group form the most significant competitive advantages of Aksa Energy. Aksa Energy meets all services and solutions needed in installation and operation processes of power plants present in its portfolio under the Group in an effective, fast and efficient way. Aksa Energy is the largest public free electricity producer in Turkey.

The production portfolio of Aksa Energy includes 20 power plants which produce electricity using

  • Natural gas,
  • Lignite,
  • Wind,
  • Hydro electricity,
  • Fuel-oil

Aksa Energy also contributes to electrical energy requirement of TRNC (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) with a power plant operating in the country, planting %60 of the country’s energy.

Investing in local and renewable resources

Aksa Energy concentrates its investments in local and renewable resources. The Company has the largest local and renewable power generation capacity in Turkey with 7 wind, 2 hydro electrical and Bolu Göynük lignite power plants in its portfolio. Aksa Energy, when the projects in the portfolio are completed, will enhance its position over Turkey's energy geography and speed up its sustainable growth journey as one of leading producers in the country. Aksa Energy stocks are traded in Istanbul National Market under AKSEN.

www.aksapowergen.com

 

AKSA GLOBAL RENTAL POWER (AGRP)

Aksa Global Rental Power (AGRP) is the rental power division of Aksa Power Generation Ltd Company. AGRP provides cost efficient, reliable, world-branded Diesel, HFO and Natural Gas fired power modules, on fast track basis, to any location in the world, based on short-mid or long term O&M lease contracts, with in 1 MW to 1.000 MW power range.

Aksa Power Generation Ltd is the biggest reputable (IPP) Independent Power Producer and generator manufacturer located in Turkey since 1984. With its 2160 MW nationwide installed power generating

capacity, Aksa currently providing sale and after sale services in 130 countries worldwide.

As AGRP we would be pleased to introduce our state of the art technology and industry-leading expertise

to provide utility and industrial customers with interim, fuel efficient, customized turnkey power plants.

Also as IPP Company we offer EPA, PPA and interim solutions based on BOO or BOT business models.

Aksa Power Generation is the parent company of AGRP and manufactures gasoline, diesel, natural gas and marine power generating sets, sound proof canopies, lighting towers and generator hardware in its worldwide manufacturing facilities located in Istanbul TURKEY , Changzhou CHINA and Louisiana USA.

Aksa Power Generation rightfully proud of being one of the biggest power generating sets manufacturer in the world since 1984 with the total amount of 40,000 high quality generator sets ranging from 1 kVA to 3000 kVA manufactured annually. Aksa has ISO9001 ISO14001 OHSAS18001 UL and CE standards for all its production line.

Aksa Power Generation has opened one of the largest genset factories in the world in May 2012. Aksa has secured its place among the biggest genset companies in global market with its new 100,000 m² factory in China. The new factory will be producing 24,000 units of diesel gensets annually. In addition, it has 16 test rooms which are equipped with the latest technology and have totally 25 MVA test capacity.

Aksa Power Generation manufactures gasoline, diesel, natural gas and marine generating sets, lighting towers and generator hardware in the manufacturing facilities in USA, Istanbul and China. Aksa has become a leader and pioneer within the sector, exports more than 50% of its products. Aksa is among the top 5 global firms of the sector with 12 offices located in Africa, Asia, Europe and America.

Aksa increases its investments continuously in technology to remain the pioneer of change by the manufacturing of more soundproof, environment-friendly generators with lower fuel consumption.

The company has opened its 2nd factory in China with a total area of 130.000sqm and the factory is equipped with the latest technologies and 16 testing rooms.

Aksa ‘s sales and service dealer network globally and in Africa is one of the biggest strength of the company and can support the customers with a high speed of customer service.

 
Alborsa is an Egypt- based daily newspaper that aims to present a diversified media coverage for local and regional economic and financial activities. The coverage would reach out to all interested parties including "Business men, Stock market investors, Policy makers, Researchers and Bankers"
 
Address: 12A Haroun st., Dokki, Giza
Tel: +2 02 37486812
 
Aldwych International was established in 2004 to develop, own and operate power generation, transmission and distribution projects in emerging economies, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa. Aldwych is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aldwych Holdings Limited, with the Pan African Infrastructure Development fund being the major shareholder.
 
With an early investment by the Shell Foundation and significant funding from management, Aldwych secured corporate financing in 2005 from the Dutch development finance company, FMO, and a group of private equity investors.  Further  financing concluded in early 2009 involving Absa Capital; EAIF (managed by Frontier Market Fund Managers); PAIDF (managed by Harith Fund Managers); and again FMO.  Aldwych is thus able to combine its skills and expertise with access to a significant reservoir of funds dedicated to infrastructure projects in its target countries.
 
Aldwych is committed to supporting the economic and social development of the countries in which it invests by delivering the power they need in a sustainable and affordable manner and in a spirit of partnership and cooperation.
 

Aldwych International was established in 2004 to develop, own and operate power generation, transmission and distribution projects in emerging economies, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa. Aldwych is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aldwych Holdings Limited, with the Pan African Infrastructure Development fund being the major shareholder.

With an early investment by the Shell Foundation and significant funding from management, Aldwych secured corporate financing in 2005 from the Dutch development finance company, FMO, and a group of private equity investors.  Further  financing concluded in early 2009 involving Absa Capital; EAIF (managed by Frontier Market Fund Managers); PAIDF (managed by Harith Fund Managers); and again FMO.  Aldwych is thus able to combine its skills and expertise with access to a significant reservoir of funds dedicated to infrastructure projects in its target countries.

Aldwych is committed to supporting the economic and social development of the countries in which it invests by delivering the power they need in a sustainable and affordable manner and in a spirit of partnership and cooperation.

Association partner 
 
ALER (Lusophone Renewable Energy Association) is a non-profit association with the mission to promote renewable energies in Portuguese-speaking countries, mainly in Africa (Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, São Tomé and Príncipe, Guinea-Bissau and Equatorial Guinea). 
As such, ALER will facilitate business opportunities by supporting the private sector, will liaise with national and international authorities to create a favourable regulatory framework, and will coordinate all stakeholders, acting as a cooperation platform and the common voice of renewable energies in Portuguese-speaking countries.
 
 

Alesco is a specialist insurance broker and risk management consultant, operating exclusively in the power and energy industry sector. We represent our clients throughout the development, construction and operational phases of Independent Power Projects, interacting with Lenders, contractors and any other parties engaged in the Project. Alesco is a division of Arthur J Gallagher, a Fortune 500 company, and the world’s 4th largest insurance broker.

We design, arrange and service construction and operational insurance programmes. Our client base in Sub-Sahara Africa spans 3,500 MW across 12 countries and includes thermal, CCGT, hydro as well as wind and solar projects.

www.alescorms.com

All Power Labs makes biomass gasifier generators that are ready for everyday work, to serve real world distributed energy needs. Our gasifiers solve the twin challenges of energy access and climate change, by combining the easy usability features of diesel generators with the clean running of typical renewables, and a net carbon negative impact.

With APL products, you can generate on-demand power for 1/3 the operating cost of diesel, at 1/2 the capital cost of solar.  Wood chips, nut shells, corn cobs and more can be turned into affordable energy anytime, day or night. And while saving money, you can also contribute positively to global efforts against climate change.

Whether for energy access in remote communities, an affordable alternative to grid power, or for generating revenue from Feed In Tariffs, All Power Labs products deliver the clean energy alternative to fossil fuels.