Panel Discussion: The Role of the Utility, the Challenges of Creditworthiness, Infrastructure and Capacity

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

GEA Plenary

Add to calendar 10/04/2022 15:50 10/04/2022 16:30 Panel Discussion: The Role of the Utility, the Challenges of Creditworthiness, Infrastructure and Capacity The challenges of infrastructure remain an overwhelming issue to bring scale and connectivity across the continent. Main Stage Africa/Johannesburg
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Moderators

James Mackay

Principal, Energy Strategy and Infrastructure, PWC

Speakers

Ana Hajduka Shields

Founder and CEO, Africa GreenCo

Anas Charafi

Senior Investment Director, Africa50 Investment Fund

Farai Mavhiya-Bhiza

Vice Chair, Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) 

Sanaa Hichami

Senior Investment professional, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

William Liabunya

Chief Executive Officer, Electricity Generation Company Malawi Ltd. 

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