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.

Barloworld Power is a registered entity within the Barloworld Limited group, a multinational corporation headquartered in South Africa and operates in 27 countries employing 19,000 employees. We are a distributor of leading international brands, providing integrated power, rental, fleet management, product support and logistics solutions. The company was founded in 1902 and has been one of the largest leading Caterpillar dealers for 88 years.

Based in South Africa and operating internationally via its Cat® dealer footprint, Barloworld Power* is a leading provider of engineered solutions in the mining sector for custom designed prime and standby electrification solutions driven by Caterpillar’s extensive proprietary suite of diesel, heavy fuel oil and gas generator engine configurations.

Today Barloworld Power’s Cat territorial responsibility encompasses 11 countries in southern Africa, in addition to its dealer coverage in Portugal, Spain, Siberia and the Russian Far East.

For more information contact 0860 898 000 or visit www.barloworldpower.com

BBOXX is a venture backed company developing solutions to provide affordable, clean energy to off-grid communities in the developing world. We are fully vertically integrated, controlling every part of our customer experience. Our market leading products and appliances coupled with our SMART Solar platform bring machine-learning and customer experience optimisation to rural Africa. Our ground-breaking financing structure has brought off-grid solar into the World’s financial markets. With over 85,000 systems deployed so far; 350 staff across 5 offices in China, UK and East Africa are waking up every morning to work with BBOXX to electrify 20M people by 2020.

Banco Comercial e de Investimentos (BCI) started its operations in January 1996, when a group of mainly Mozambican investors decided to form AJM – Banco de Investimentos. The bank changed its name in June of the same year to Banco Comercial e de Investimentos, SARL, while continuing to gear its operations to the investment banking area. 
 
BCI readjusted its market approach in 2008. Although continuing to concentrate on investment banking, it has committed strongly to retail operations in an endeavour to reach out to all Mozambican citizens. Following very strong growth, it currently operates across the country as a whole with more than 165 branch offices. 
 
OUR MISSION
To actively contribute to Mozambique’s economic and social development, creating value and satisfying customers, shareholders, employees, partners and the community in general, in a socially responsible and sustainable manner.
 
OUR VISION
To be a bank of Mozambican culture and a financial system benchmark in Sub-Saharan Africa  as regards the application of best practice, competitiveness, innovation and quality of service, aiming to achieve the leadership of the domestic market.
 

BEN is a Black and Ethnic oriented, urban, diverse and cosmopolitan Family Channel, established to provide a wholesome mix of entertaining, educative and informational programmes suitable for family viewing. It included ranges of cultured programming to empower, transform and challenge the conventional perception of Africa, Caribbean and African-descendants in Diaspora.

The primary target audience is and rational to about 12% of the daily growing audience of more than 13 million homes in Britain who use Satellite and Digital reception whilst accessible to millions across the world. 

www.bentelevision.com

BLP is an international law firm with over 850 lawyers based in 14 offices across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. BLP’s years of experience in key African jurisdictions and close connections with national law firms means we are able to combine international legal expertise with specialist knowledge in order to execute complex transactions and manage legal risks in Africa. In the last five years, we have worked on over 180 matters spanning 27 countries in Africa.

Our recent African energy expertise includes advising: the Government of Tanzania on a range of projects, an energy business on investments in biomass in Ghana, an international project developer in Ghana on a waste to energy plant and a sponsor consortium on its acquisition of a power plant in Nigeria. BLP’s Africa practice is operated from offices in London, Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong.

www.blplaw.com

BioTherm Energy is South African based IPP, focused on renewable energy projects throughout Africa. BioTherm has four operational facilities including a 4.2MW biogas-project, 27MW wind-project and two 10.65MW solar-projects. BioTherm is in the process of closing 284MW in the South African REIPPP-programme including two solar and two wind projects. Broader success includes the award of a 20MW solar project in Ghana,  four Zambian-PPAs, and two Burkina Faso solar projects. BioTherm is committed to being a leader in Africa’s renewable energy development, ensuring projects catalyse local economic development.

www.biothermenergy.com

 

Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building Critical Human Infrastructure in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Our revenues in 2013 were US$3.6 billion. Follow us on www.bv.com and in social media.

 

Bloomberg New Energy Finance clients have access to the expertise of the largest and best-connected team of analysts in the business. We have 200 specialists in offices around the world who are tracking the latest developments in the clean energy sector for you.
 
Should you need a conference moderator or panelist, a source for a story, or information on a complex energy issue, our experts are available to you. Please contact our Press Officer, Noemi Glickman.
 
For more information, please visit: http://about.bnef.com/
BMI Research provides trusted, independent analysis and forecasts on countries, industries and financial markets. Specialising in emerging and frontier markets, we cover macroeconomics, political risk and 24 industry verticals across 200 global markets and use this global awareness to produce a continual, reflexive analysis of how it all fits together.We call it Total Analysis. It’s a unique approach and our insights are used by multinationals, governments and financial institutions the world over to guide strategy, policy, trade and investment decisions. Everything we do is accessible through BMI’s platform or as individual reports.
 
Our customers and clients span more than 160 countries worldwide, including over half of the Global Fortune 500 companies. Businesses, banks, financial service companies, governments, academia and research centres have all come to rely on our analysis, data and forecasts - and have done so for more than 30 years. A Fitch Group Company, we operate globally from offices in London, New York, Singapore and Pretoria.
 
For reports specifically on the Energy and Power sector, please see the following link for further information: www.bmiresearch.com, or call Tel: +44 (0) 20 7246 1403.
 
Bolloré Transport & Logistics is one of the world's leading transportation groups with 36,000 employees spread among 105 countries throughout Europe, Asia, the Americas and Africa where it carries out its business activities in ports, freight forwarding and railways, energy.
It is also a major player in oil logistics in France and Europe through Bolloré Energy.
 
In Africa, Bollore logistics business includes freight forwarding activity in the 46 countries with strong experience on power project logistic solutions and cargo management (wind farm, thermal plants, HPP, geothermal…) With its subsidiary Blue-Solutions, Bolloré has made Energy Storage a major development area. From its position of world leader in thin films for capacitors, it has developed a unique technology with lithium metal polymer (LMP) batteries especially adapted for high temperature environment.  Today Blue-Solutions develops, produces and sells energy storage solutions and operates in mobile applications (electric buses, car-sharing) and stationary Storage applications to smooth renewable energy integrations and provide competitive and carbon free energy access. 
 
"Currently 60% of Kenya's clinker requirements are imported through Mombasa and this demand is growing at a rate of 10 to 15% pa annum."
 
Bisil Portland Cement (BPC) are developing one of Africa's largest clinker and cement packaging plants adjacent to a 65 Million ton limestone resource with potential to expand to one of the world's largest plants. Information memorandum and technical studies being finalised. 
 
BPC is seeking over USD130 Million of debt equity funding in various flexible formats. For further information meet with Shaun Zambuni (Managing Director) and Morris Mwarey (Chief Operating Officer) or contact us at shaun@bpckenya.com and morris@bpckenya.com
 
"Currently 60% of Kenya's clinker requirements are imported through Mombasa and this demand is growing at a rate of 10 to 15% pa annum."
 
Bisil Portland Cement (BPC) are developing one of Africa's largest clinker and cement packaging plants adjacent to a 65 Million ton limestone resource with potential to expand to one of the world's largest plants. Information memorandum and technical studies being finalised. 
 
BPC is seeking over USD130 Million of debt equity funding in various flexible formats. For further information meet with Shaun Zambuni (Managing Director) and Morris Mwarey (Chief Operating Officer) or contact us at shaun@bpckenya.com and morris@bpckenya.com
 
Building Energy is an international company operating as Global Integrated IPP in the Renewable Energy. Industry which produces electricity from renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, biomass and hydro. The company sells electricity under long-term revenue contracts that ensure sustainable value for customers, shareholders and communities. Building Energy maintains an active development program to discover new and innovative power-generation opportunities to increase its production base and create value for all shareholders and stakeholders.
 
Founded in 2010, become one of the Italian’s largest independent power producers. The company owns a significant gross capacity of MW of green power generation trough power plants in Africa, Americas and Europe. Additional several hundred MWs are under construction or in advanced development. The global pipeline counts over 2,500 MW. Building Energy has in-house development, initial plant design, financing and operations capabilities and a perfect record of on time on budget project delivery.
 

Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S (BWSC) is a world-leading designer, turnkey contractor, operator and service provider for diesel-fueled power plants, as well as for selected renewable and waste-to-energy technologies.  BWSC also specialises in Power Barges (floating power stations) facilitating rapid infrastructure development in remote regions, independent of local infrastructure and resources.

Over the past three decades BWSC has provided more than 180 power plants to 53 countries and entered into numerous long-term support agreements.  BWSC has demonstrated solid results for the past 15 years and has obtained long-standing AAA credit rating and a Silver diploma by Bisnode.  In 2016, BWSC’s annual revenue was EUR 395 million. BWSC originates from the historical Burmeister & Wain, which has built and installed diesel engines for power plants since 1904.  BWSC was established as a separate specialist company in 1980 and has since 1990 been a subsidiary company of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (MES).

Association partner 
 
For the past 60 years, we've been creating a powerful network. Today, the Business Council for Africa (BCA) network supports over 400 companies and entrepreneurs operating across the continent. Africa is increasingly becoming a hub for global trade and investment. We work closely with our members to promote business opportunities and facilitate sustainable investment across the continent.
 
Members profits from a wide range of benefits:
  • Networking opportunities
  • Access to companies
  • Business insights
  • On-the-ground assistance throughout our African network
  • Targeted, high-profile events and investment forums

www.bcafrica.co.uk

Business Day Ghana is a 48- page business newspaper that provides in-depth reports and analysis of Ghana’s finance and economy – covering a wide range of grounds namely banking and finance, commodity and markets, telecommunications, agriculture, the cocoa industry, tourism and hospitality, real estate, transportation, international trade, healthcare services, fashion, entertainment and sports.

 

The newspaper comes out every Monday and it is targeted at corporate decision-makers and policy makers, Business Schools, as well as international institutions, companies and investors with interest in Ghana and beyond.  Our readers and clients represent the elite from business, political and academic circles and are people who have influence over the direction of their countries and companies. The mission of the business publication is to publish news of relevance and offer its readers an in-depth analysis of business events.

 

Business Day, which has subsidiary in Nigeria, contains local news content, as well as contents from Financial Times (UK), Harvard Business Review, Reuters, The Economists, among others, as a move to provide one-stop shop information to corporate decision-makers and policy makers. With a circulation of 30,000 across the nation, our readers and clients should expect news that are factual, and accurate.

 

Visit www.businessdayonline.com to read more interesting stories

Media partner

Business Day is Ghana’s most influential and respected business newspaper established in 2014 to offer incisive coverage of the country’s finance and economy, as well as international business news. Written by top award winning journalists and financial analysts, the newspaper is targeted at corporate decision-makers, policy makers, Business Schools, as well as international institutions, companies and investors with interest in Ghana and beyond.

The 56-page coloured newspaper comes out every Monday and has exclusivity to Harvard Business Review and Financial Times (UK) contents.  With a circulation of 30,000 across the nation, the paper is targeted at corporate decision-makers and policy makers, Business Schools, as well as international institutions, companies and investors with interest in Ghana and beyond.

The company, which has subsidiary in Lagos, Nigeria also provides a complete digital edition of its contents to its readers to enable them read news offline and online on their PCs, tablets, smartphones or smart devices anywhere anytime.  One can download Business Day Ghana App free of charge at Apple Store or Google Play Store or visit www.businessdayghana.com for more interesting news. We have provided direct jobs to 30 young people and over 200 indirect jobs for news vendors across the country in Ghana alone. 

In 2014, Business Day was adjudged the Best Corporate Social Responsibility Media Company in Ghana.