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.

Business Times Limited is a Media House established in 1988 as a privately owned limited liability company to provide communication products and services that aim at promoting responsible human growth and welfare in Tanzanian society. It started operations with publication of Business Times Newspaper. It currently publishes 4 newspapers, namely, Majira, Business Times, and Spoti Starehe.
 
Mission
The mission of Business Times Limited is to facilitate responsible individual and group development through provision of communication products and services. This mission is based on our belief that, (i) the primary cause of socio-economic problems in our society is not resource based but man created; (ii) that information is not just mere communication but a resource, which has to be properly managed in order to contribute adequately to the process of human growth and equitable development of society as a whole; and (iii) that our own development and wellbeing are best assured in promoting those of the society as a whole.
 
For more information please visit: http://www.businesstimes.co.tz/
 
 
 
Business Today Egypt (bt) is the nation’s leading English language – and only independent – business and economy magazine. Staffed with a highly specialized editorial team committed to timely and in-depth reporting, bt gives its wide readership base of C-suite exectutives, middle management and young entrepreeurs insight into and analysis of the policies and regulations that impact the economy, the latest business trends as well as putting the spotlight on the country’s decision makers, positioning the magazine as an essential companion for those seeking to understand the inner workings of one of the largest marekts in the Middle East. Business Today Egypt publishes special issues including its flagship bt100 issue which ranks the top 100 companies traded on the Egyptian Exchange accompanied by an awards ceremony honoring the highest ranking companies. Business Today Egypt is an indepensibile partner in sharing yout company’s message to key decision makers in the business community.
 
The construction company Camargo Corrêa, that originated the Grupo Camargo Corrêa, is reference in execution of and in making feasible engineering projects with high complexity and has some of the main Brazilian and international infrastructure frameworks in the energy, oil and gas, infrastructure and industry sectors. 
 
In its history of 75 years, construction Camargo Corrêa has built a legacy of engineering that incorporates various icons of Brazil, as the Rio-Niterói Bridge (RJ); the hydropower plants of Itaipu, Ilha Solteira and Tucuruí and the São Paulo subway. It has broken boundaries and today it operates in seven countries in South America and Africa, leaving its mark of quality in projects that are vital to the social economic progress of millions of people.
 
The company is also recognized by the Camargo Corrêa Standards, expressed by competitive advantages as a commitment to results, profitability, sustainability and innovation. Another  highlight is the use of the Integrated Construction Management. The system identifies the need to improve management practices on site and includes modern business management elements, which are shaped and organized in order to harmonize with the existing culture in Construction.
 
It also has a series of environmental and social projects that aim to reduce the impacts of their projects in the regions where the company operates.
 

Camco Clean Energy (London Listed) delivers finance to African renewable projects (including Green Africa Power) via its network of offices in Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, Mwanza, Jo’Burg, Lomo in Africa and London. Camco has 25 years of technical and commercial expertise financing, developing, and operating renewable projects as well as a new energy storage technology (REDTenergy).

Trade Commissioner Service
 
The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) promotes Canada's economic interests in global markets, and provides its clients with practical advice on foreign markets and on-the-ground intelligence to help them make better, timelier, and more cost-effective decisions in order to achieve their goals abroad.
 
Trade commissioners offer services across a wide range of business sectors, to those members of the Canadian business community who contribute to Canada's economic growth, have a demonstrated capacity for internationalization and have good potential to add value to the Canadian economy. For more information, please visit www.tradecommissioner.gc.ca.
 

About Canadian Solar

Founded in 2001 in Canada, Canadian Solar is one of the world's largest and foremost solar power companies. As a leading manufacturer of solar photovoltaic modules and provider of solar energy solutions, Canadian Solar has a geographically diversified pipeline of utility-scale solar power projects. In the past 14 years, Canadian Solar has successfully deployed over 8 GW of premium quality modules in over 70 countries around the world. Furthermore, Canadian Solar is one of the most bankable solar companies worldwide, having been publically listed on NASDAQ since 2006. For additional information about the company, products, and projects, please visit www.canadiansolar.com.

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

Founded in 1975, Chemonics is an international development consulting firm. In 70 countries around the globe, our network of approximately 4,000 local professionals share a simple belief: those who have the least deserve our best. So we pursue a higher standard every day to help clients, partners, and beneficiaries achieve results. Where Chemonics works, development works. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter or visit us at www.chemonics.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.