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Aaron Leopold

Aaron Leopold

CEO, AMDA - Africa Minigrid Developers Association
Kenya

Aaron is the CEO of the Africa Minigrid Developers Association (AMDA), representing the decentralized utility sector serving rural and remote populations in Africa. AMDA is building the large detailed dataset on mini-grid cost, performance and trends in the world, which will be used to create benchmarks, evidence, and guidance for investors and policymakers on how to fruitfully invest, regulate and plan for an integrated energy future in Africa. Aaron also serves on the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), a global industry association representing the entire rural energy value chain.He previously was a member of the Private Sector Advisory Group of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), and for five years was Practical Action’s Global Energy Representative, where he acted as thought leader on energy access, and co-authored their flagship Poor People’s Energy Outlook report. Aaron was also a co-founder and deputy-director of the Power for All partnership.

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