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 LIVE EVENT: 11-13 May 2021 | CTICC | Cape Town

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Doing Business in Africa Series

Doing Business in Africa 

With current restrictions on international travel it is more challenging in territory to seek out business development opportunities. The ‘Doing Business in Africa’ series brings the country specialists to you. Gain market insight and engage with industry experts with the country of your focus. 

Join our "Doing Business in Africa" digital dialogue session, kicking off our series of country-focused roundtables. Have a look at our programme and register your interest for the roundtable discussions of your choice.

Registrations for ALL roundtable sessions are now CLOSED. 

INTERVIEW SUMMARY

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Programme

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08 Oct 2020
  1. 45 mins
    • Doing Business in Africa Series 2020

    In conversation with Dr Albert Butare 

    We know Dr Albert Butare, a former Minister of State for Infrastructure in the Republic of Rwanda and CEO, Africa Energy Services Group Ltd as a past winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award for East Africa, conference chairman and advisory board member.  Post his Ministerial engagement, Dr Butare has been assisting a number of countries directly or under bilateral and multilateral cooperation support from various Institutions including the WB, EUC, AfDB, UNECA, etc on policy and strategy related to energy and climate change aspects.  Dr Butare is in an unique position to understand the African power and energy sector from a senior government and private sector view point.  

    Join us as we reconnect with Dr Butare to discuss his current thinking on navigating the African power and energy sector and tips for succeeding in business.  Ask your questions and gleam his local knowledge.

     

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15 Oct 2020
  1. 90 mins
    • Doing Business in Africa Series 2020

    This intimate roundtable presents an opportunity to review renewable energy potentials in Nigeria and project development advice. 

     

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22 Oct 2020
  1. 90 mins
    • Doing Business in Africa Series 2020

    Rwanda's Vision 2050 emphasises universal access to quality, affordable services in energy amongst others. Sufficient electricity supply is vital to economic growth and expanding household electricity and a pipeline of projects is planned to deliver the anticipated demand. Where then, in this pipeline of projects, do the business opportunities lie?

     

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27 Oct 2020
  1. 90 mins
    • Doing Business in Africa Series 2020

    Hear how the implementation of the New Energy Act in Kenya is going to influence the development of that sector and how it will impact on your ability to do business in this market. 

     

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04 Nov 2020
  1. 90 mins
    • Doing Business in Africa Series 2020

    Learn how Uganda is working to achieve an integrated approach to electrification by having utilities work with off-grid renewable systems and distributed energy resources to increase connections. Understand how this will stimulate demand and reduce costs to make mini-grids more economical.

     

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09 Nov 2020
  1. 90 mins
    • Doing Business in Africa Series 2020

    While Ghana may have more than 4,000MW in installed power, availability rarely exceeds 2,400MW, seriously hampering its efforts to industrialise, modernise and provide economic opportunities for its growing population.

     

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FACTS AND FIGURES FROM AFRICAN UTILITY WEEK & POWERGEN AFRICA

  • 10000
    ATTENDEES
  • 82
    COUNTRIES
  • 82
    UTILITIES & MUNICIPALITIES
  • 360
    EXHIBITORS

 

 

Host Ministry

  • Ministry of Energy South Africa

Host Utility

  • Eskom

Host City

  • Host City

Municipal Leaders Forum Partners

  • SALGA
  • NTIYISO

Platinum Sponsor

  • Landis + Gyr
  • Conlog
  • Actom Pty Ltd

 

Silver Sponsor

  • Akilee
  • Nyamezela Metering (Pty) Ltd
  • Huawei Technologies Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Ntiyiso Consulting






 

CEO Forum Partners

  • Conlog
  • Eaton
  • Lucy Electric
  • Nyamazela
  • APUA
  • ALSF
  • Prime Alliance
  • Oracle






 

Global Knowledge Partner

  • Enel Foundation

 

Host Publication

  • ESI Africa