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


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.

Canadian Commercial Corporation 
Established in 1946, the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) is a federal Crown Corporation within Canada’s International Trade portfolio mandated to grow trade between Canada and other nations. CCC supports the development of trade by helping Canadian exporters access government procurement markets of other nations through government to government contracting. In 2013-14, CCC worked with 183 Canadian companies and was active in over 57 countries.
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CDC is the UK government-owned development finance institution.  It supports investing in businesses throughout Africa and South Asia, to create jobs and make a lasting difference to people’s lives. CDC has a long heritage in power in Africa and elsewhere; it was an investor and lender to a number of landmark power projects in the 1980s-1990s: Olkaria geothermal power in Kenya; Azito in Cote D’Ivoire, SSA’s second IPP, among others. CDC created Globeleq in 2002 from its portfolio of power investments; Globeleq Africa, Africa’s leading IPP company with eight operational power plants totalling 1,250MW in five countries, has been under CDC Group’s direct control (in a 70%-30% ownership with Norfund) since late 2015, with ambitions to substantially increase new power capacity. CDC has also invested in SSA transmission and distribution, being the original concessionaire of the privatised Ugandan utility, Umeme, and is an investor in the Cameroonian utility, Eneo.

Association partner 

Cedigaz is an international association dedicated to natural gas information, created in 1961 by a group of international gas companies and the Institut Français du Pétrole (IFP Energies Nouvelles). It is based near Paris. Cedigaz has more than 100 members in 40 countries. Cedigaz' goals consist in gathering, compiling and analysing worldwide economical information on natural gas, LNG and unconventional gas in an exhaustive and critical way. The information that Cedigaz deals with touches on all activities and aspects of the gas industry (exploration, reserves, production and processing, transportation, trade, storage, distribution and consumption of natural gas). Cedigaz diffuses the information in its periodic bulletins, surveys and online databases.



RACEN - Central Africa Network For Renewables Energies

Chadbourne & Parke LLP provides unparalleled legal advice to the world's leading power and industrial companies, commercial banks and development funding agencies, and government entities in the development and financing of energy and other infrastructure projects, the sale and acquisition (including privatizations) of energy-related assets and companies, and the structuring that improves the value of these assets around the globe.

Ranked among the leading advisors in the world, Chadbourne has been involved in award winning transactions in the thermal and renewable energy sector in Africa since the mid 1990s. We are delighted to announce that we opened a new office in Johannesburg on 28th January 2015.

Cheniere Energy, Inc., a Houston-based energy company primarily engaged in LNG-related businesses, owns and operates the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Louisiana. Directly and through its subsidiary, Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P., Cheniere is constructing and developing liquefaction projects near Corpus Christi, Texas and at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal, respectively. Cheniere is also exploring a limited number of opportunities directly related to its existing LNG business. (


On the Beijing Summit of Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in November 2006, Chinese Former President Hu Jintao announced the establishment of China-Africa Development Fund, with total capital of 5 billion US dollars phase-by-phase, to further promote cooperation between China and African countries at a higher level and to larger scopes. In June 2007, CADFund declared its opening, with its first phase and second phase capital of 3 billion US dollars solely invested by China Development Bank.
Ever since its establishment, with the supports from both Chinese and African countries’ governments, the Fund has been serving as a bridge between Chinese companies and African projects, and collaborating well with enterprises and institutions from both sides. Projects committed by the Fund are expected to make meaningful contributions to the economic development and well-being improvement of African countries, as well as to contribute to Sino-Africa economic cooperation on a basis of complementary advantage and mutual benefit.
We Are...
  • A unique membership organization with an O2O (online to offline) model:
  • An online information platform and deal database
  • An offline advisory service with private deals
  • Experts in cross-border transactions
  • Supported by PRC and international government agencies at various levels
We Provide...
  • Information and advice
  • A platform for enterprises, governments and individuals to promote their knowledge and capabilities
  • A bridge for cross-border investments and business opportunities
  • Access to expertise, events and deals
Our Services...
  • Knowledge: our website contains practical, authoritative information for international transactions
  • Matchmaking: we connect investors and business partners, source financing, and facilitate access to funds
  • Consulting: we provide practical, experienced advice from pre-signing through closing and ongoing operations
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Shanghai Chint Power Systems is a solar power system solution provider, designing, manufacturing, and supplying high reliability 1kW~2MW PV inverters and power solutions for customers. An international senior management team, experienced and solid research and development resources, advanced component control and design-for-reliability, strong financial support from Chint Group, and inheritance of Chint 30 years' manufacturing experiences and volume, have founded Chint Power System's brand in the field of renewable energy. For more information, please refer to

CHINT was founded in July 1984 in Wenzhou. In the last 22 years, CHINT has expanded from a home workshop of 7 workers to a leading manufacturer of electrical products, with eight specialized branches, over 800 specialized partners and 16,000 employees.

Main products lines of CHINT cover the following categories: high, Medium and low voltage electrical apparatus, power transmission and distribution equipments, measuring meters and instruments, electrical products for construction, automation control devices and automobile applications.

Citi is the leading global bank with approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

Citi has the largest presence of any global bank in Africa and has been on-the-ground for over 50 years. The bank operates in over 40 countries in Africa with offices in 16 countries, including key markets such as, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa. Over the past two years, Citi has enabled over $1.5 billion in funding for the power sector in Africa.

Citi is also the global leader in arranging and structuring project finance / infrastructure risk for the international capital markets.

Clarke Energy is a multinational specialist in the engineering, installation and maintenance of reciprocating engine based power plants and gas engine compression stations. Our offering ranges from the supply of an engine, through to the turn-key installation of a multi-engine power plant. Our applications include combined heat and power (CHP) with natural gas, biogas, landfill gas and coal gas or high efficiency diesel-fuelled power generation. Clarke Energy has been operating in West Africa since 2002 when it supplied its first gas-fuelled captive power plant in Nigeria. The company has since grown, having installed almost 500MW of power generation capacity in the African continent. The company has permanent offices in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Tunis, Algiers, Dar es Salaam and Durban.

Media Partner

Registered as a Not for Profit Company in Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, the Clean Energy Business Council is the pre-eminent organization representing the private sector involved in the clean energy sector across the MENA region. Our goal is to establish a dialogue between the public and private sectors to drive the development of appropriate and much needed regulation and policy to support the development of this vital sector. If your Company’s goal is to be a leader in the clean energy sector anywhere in the MENA region then becoming a member of the CEBC is likely to be for you.

Clean Energy Pipeline is the leading independent source of news, data and analytics about the Clean Energy sector. Our team delivers real-time business news and identifies the latest and most relevant regulatory and policy announcements, investment, M&A and project finance news, new funds and fund closes. This news is supplemented with opinion-pieces based on in-depth interviews with senior-level executives, advisers, investors and policy-makers. We also publish a variety of reports and guides, including our Market Reports, the Quarterly Statistics reports, our Data Insight reports, the Expert Guides series and bespoke Research reports. Simply visit our website to download our complimentary reports and to find out how to sign up for a free trial (

Clifford Chance lawyers have been active in Africa for over 30 years and have extensive experience of advising all types of clients including African and international corporations, investors, commercial lenders, export credit agencies, development agencies and private equity funds.  We have a proven track record of advising on high profile, market-first transactions in the African power sector. Recent work includes advising on the award-winning US$825m Maamba Power Project in Zambia, the ground-breaking Azura Edo IPP in Nigeria and the first IPP (geothermal) in Ethiopia. Our Africa power sector team is part of our worldwide projects, energy and resources groups and our wider Africa practice, comprising over 200 lawyers in all key markets. We work closely with local counsel and are strongly committed to the continent. Our lawyers are involved in providing world class training for African lawyers and are actively involved in community and pro bono programmes across Africa.

The Club of Mozambique website is as an entryway into Mozambique for prospective investors, businesspersons, donors, and tourists that provide an information portal on the many opportunities and activities that Mozambique has to offer. The website also contains in depth information on Club of Mozambique services, including The Investor (free newsletter) edited on a weekly basis in English. It also provides a daily news section covering areas such as Social Development, Culture, Business, Investment Opportunities, Politics and Tourism in Mozambique.