The challenges of infrastructure remain an overwhelming issue to bring scale and connectivity across the continent. It is estimated that nearly 600 million people in sub-Saharan Africa lack access to grid electricity, a statistic that if resolved could fast track the continent out of energy poverty in the near term. However, with a high percentage of project being deemed as aspirational and failing to progress past feasibility, how can the continent tap into global partnership to expand capacity.
Tuesday 04 October 15:50 - 16:30 Main Stage
Principal, Energy Strategy and Infrastructure, PWC
Ana Hajduka Shields
Founder and CEO, Africa GreenCo
Senior Investment Director, Africa50 Investment Fund
Vice Chair, Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA)
Senior Investment professional, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change
Chief Executive Officer, Electricity Generation Company Malawi Ltd.