Session II – Energy

Session II – Energy

Africa’s energy challenges – and the solutions?

Whether you work in renewables, oil and gas or with public management, this session will provide you with valuable insights on the latest trends within the energy sector on the African continent.

The first panel will guide you through investment barriers, and how these can be overcome.

The second panel will highlight new business models that can generate power. Can new business models help overcome some of the challenges faced in the sector? What type of business models can work, and how can your company be part of the solution?

The expert panel will guide you through the topic which is key if you want to succeed in the rapidly changing energy markets in African countries.

Panel: Africa’s energy challenges – and the solutions?

  • Hon. Eng. D’Ujange Simon, Minister of State for Energy and Mineral Dev., Gov. of Uganda (TBC)
  • Mr. Amadou Hott, Vice President, Power, Energy – African Development Bank
  • Ms. Tas Anvaripour, Partner in the Clean Energy, The Abraaj Group
  • Mr. Mark Davis, Head of Clean Energy, Norfund
  • Mr. Al Cook, Senior Vice President, Statoil (TBC)

Moderator: Ms. Mari Sofie Furu, Senior Advisor/Energy Economist, Multiconsult

Panel: The new business models that will generate power

  • Mr. Andrew Johnstone, CEO, Climate Investor One
  • Mr. Raymond Carlsen, CEO, Scatec Solar
  • Mr. Chad Larson, co-founder, Mkopa
  • Mr. Ivar Slengesol, Export Credit Norway
  • Mr. Saïd Mouline, Director, ADEREE (TBC)

Moderator: Ms. Hanna C. Wirschke, Head of Communication Operations, Technology & Partner-Operated Licenses (OTP), DPI – Statoil

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