Africa Investment Exchange

A series of international meetings for Africa's energy sector stakeholders.

All our meetings are developed with the input of African Energy's senior consultants and analysts, who work closely with the project development community on issues that affect public and private sector investment decisions.

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Upcoming meetings

Find out about the next Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) meetings.

Africa Investment Exchange (AIX): Nairobi

  • Start Date: March 12, 2024
  • End Date: March 13, 2024
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya

AIX Nairobi will analyse the progress – and possible lack of traction – towards establishing a climate finance agenda that speeds African electricity supply industry development following the COP28 global climate finance summit in Dubai.

AIX: Energy in Transition 2024

  • Start Date: April 25, 2024
  • End Date: April 26, 2024
  • Location: RSA House, London

AIX: Energy in Transition will focus on the energy and development policies facing government and industry – including the choice between energy security, affordability and environmental sustainability; the role of gas in Africa's energy transition; and emerging decarbonisation technologies that suit African realities.

AIX Power & Renewables 2024

  • Start Date: October 29, 2024
  • End Date: October 30, 2024
  • Location: RSA House, London

First held in 2014, AIX Power & Renewables has become one of the meeting places of choice for Africa’s power sector stakeholders, including leading private and public sector investors, African officials and project developers.

AIX meetings attract support from leading private and public sector stakeholders

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List of 25+ panellists joining us at the Serena Hotel in 2024

The 3rd Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) Nairobi meeting returns to Kenya on 12 to 13 March 2024 The programme lists the following panellists: Obbie Banda Underwriter & Acting RLSF Coordinator, ATIDI Soumya Banerjee Regional Industry Manager, Infrastructure and Natural Resources ... Read More

SgurrEnergy to exhibit at AIX Nairobi

SgurrEnergy will be exhibiting at the AIX Nairobi meeting at the Serena Hotel on 12-13 March 2024. SgurrEnergy is a leading multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy specializing in solar energy for 22 years. They have the capability to deliver at every phase ... Read More

AIX Power & Renewables 2023 photo gallery

Photos from the latest AIX meeting:

Power Futures Lab event on 2 November

Power Futures Lab of the University of Cape Town will be exploring opportunities for renewables in Africa and governance insights from the Peer Review and Learning Network (PRLN) during the AIX Power & Renewables 2023 meeting. Country regulators highlighting their ... Read More

African power masterplan shows extent of access and financing gaps

Initial projections from the African Union’s Continental Power System Master Plan show what an interconnected power market might look like, driven predominantly by renewable energy. But the plan also sets out in stark relief the vast gap between current levels ... Read More

New data illustrates challenges facing South Africa

This Wednesday, 20 September,  join African Energy’s John Hamilton, Tonderayi Mukeredzi and guests to discuss the difficult emergence of a new power industry in South Africa – the path to success and the opportunities and risks that lie along the ... Read More

Past meetings

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African Energy Live Data year in review – 2023

  • Start Date: January 17, 2024
  • End Date: January 17, 2024
  • Location: Online

African Energy takes a look back at the major power project developments in 2023 and presents an analysis of the project pipeline through to 2028. The meeting will use the latest figures from African Energy Live Data to analyse the state of the power sector and examine the trajectory of the industry and emerging trends.

What can the Continental System Masterplan achieve for Africa’s electricity supply industries?

  • Start Date: December 6, 2023
  • End Date: December 6, 2023
  • Location: Online

In an online discussion, African Energy managing director John Hamilton and members of the editorial team will be looking at what the African Union’s Continental Power System Master Plan can realistically achieve, and where interconnector projects could open new opportunities for delivering power in a sustainable, and therefore potentially commercial, way.

Kenya’s renewables-focused future

  • Start Date: November 15, 2023
  • End Date: November 15, 2023
  • Location: Online

Kenya is unusually well-placed to exploit the energy transition, being endowed with very substantial solar, wind and geothermal resources. These have moved to centre-stage in the Ruto administration's plans to accelerate industrial growth, in parallel with strengthening the electricity supply industry. This online roundtable will be chaired by African Energy founder Jon Marks, with contributions from invited guests.

AIX: Power & Renewables 2023

  • Start Date: November 1, 2023
  • End Date: November 2, 2023
  • Location: RSA House, London

AIX was set up in 2014 to establish an enduring dialogue for investors and energy industry professionals, with the aim of stimulating business engagement and long- term partnerships. To mark the 10th anniversary, in addition to our usual day one evening reception we are holding an AIX: dinner. Alongside our usual lively mix of panel discussions, held, as ever under the Chatham House Rule, the programme also includes an afternoon of roundtables focused on Matching finance and projects.

South Africa – the difficult emergence of a new power industry

  • Start Date: September 20, 2023
  • End Date: September 20, 2023
  • Location: Online

Major power consumers in South Africa are fleeing Eskom, its corruption, incompetence and its coal. Because this transformation is being led by the market and not the authorities it is inherently risky and unpredictable. African Energy has been looking at the data and piecing together the likely future shape of the market.

Gas and LNG options for C&I offtakers

  • Start Date: July 25, 2023
  • End Date: July 25, 2023
  • Location: Online

This online roundtable will look at gas and LNG options for C&I and large off-grid offtakers, midstream challenges, and the potential future impact of large-scale LNG developments in African markets.

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