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.

Capital Markets in Africa is the leading “one-stop” platform dedicated to Africa’s fastest-growing financial, capital markets and wealth management industry. Capital Markets In Africa aims to support local and International investors, senior decision makers, institutions, policy makers or individual investors interested in the Africa by providing a platform for timely news and Interviews, a daily Market Watch – a summary of Daily Trading on African Stock Markets, expert features and economic outlooks, as well as “key risks and opportunities” available on the African continent.
 
Over the last few years Africa has consistently been named as the next Frontier for Capital growth by Economists and Financial Analysts. Capital Markets in Africa recognises the enterprising spirit and the investment opportunities that come with this phenomenon and as such aspires to showcase Africa as an attractive investment destination giving our readers the latest news, views and guidance on how to gain access to and profit from investment opportunities the region. We also provide exclusive interviews and commentaries from movers and shakers (such as Chief Executive Officers, Economists, Central Bank Governors, Investment and Fund Managers, Corporate Leaders, Heads of Governing Bodies, Entrepreneurs and Innovators) on the African continent.
 
WANT access to African financial and capital markets as well as the Africa ever-increasing Growth Story or want to simply keep an eye on what’s trending in Africa’s Capital Markets! THINK Capital Markets in Africa. 
 

Capital Markets in Africa is the leading “one-stop” platform dedicated to Africa’s fastest-growing financial, capital markets and asset management industry. Capital Markets in Africa aims to support local and International investors,  senior decision makers, institutions, Policy Makers or individuals interested in the African Stock Markets by providing a platform for Analysis, Research, Features and Outlooks, as well as “key Risks and opportunities” available on the African Continent.

Spain and Africa, ever closer. Casa Africa is Spain’s main institution of public diplomacy promoting Marca España -Brand Spain- in Africa and our Government’s foreign relations with the continent.  Our mission is to raise public interest in African-Spanish relations, create long-lasting alliances and support strategic studies and policy making that benefit these aims. We promote in Africa the know-how and expertise of our world-leading companies, specifically in priority sectors such as energy, renewable energy, water, infrastructures and tourism. Our activity is developed in collaboration with public and private entities, taking into account the needs of the companies and the critical role of the private sector to assure a sustainable socio-economic development. From our privileged geostrategic location in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, we strengthen the role of the Canary Islands as a political, humanitarian aid, business and logistic hub for Africa.

For more than 80 years, Caterpillar® has been supplying diesel and natural gas generator sets for continuous duty and temporary power customers. As a leading global power supplier, Caterpillar offers integrated power systems with a broad range of products pre-configured for optimum performance – all supported by the worldwide Cat® dealer network with technicians trained to service every aspect of Cat equipment. 
 
As development in Africa expands, Caterpillar is uniquely positioned to deliver microgrid systems that address the growing need for remote and semi-remote power. Microgrid systems are easily customizable and designed to reduce the overall cost of energy and improve power reliability. 
 
Caterpillar brings together the best available technologies to cost effectively optimize sustainable energy sources, including the integration of new solar and energy storage capabilities with traditional generator set and turbine products into a seamlessly controlled microgrid solution. 
 
Caterpillar offers electric power solutions for every need, ranging from a 10 kW generator set for a small retail operation up to a 100MW power house for an entire city. 
 
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.
 
For more information please visit www.ccc.ca
 
 
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 six-decade heritage as an investor and lender in African power, and has directly or indirectly invested in a third of all utility-scale IPPs in SSA (outside South Africa). Globeleq, Africa's leading IPP company with eight operational plants totaling 1,200MW in five countries, has been under CDC's direct control (in a 70%-30% ownership with Norfund) since late 2015. CDC recently lent $83m to the 200MW Amandi (Ghana) project as co-lead arranger, and lent to the 459MW Azura (Nigeria) project. CDC is also partnering with the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development/Industrial Promotion Services (developed and constructed 730MW in Africa) to pursue more projects in SSA. CDC has invested in SSA transmission & distribution in Cameroon, the DRC & Uganda.
 
 

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.

Website: www.cedigaz.org

 

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.

www.chadbourne.com

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. (www.cheniere.com)

 

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
Visit www.chinagoabroad.com for more details

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 www.chintpower.com

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.

chintelectric.com

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.

www.clarke-energy.com

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.