Sponsors

Lead Sponsors

Standard Bank
Standard Bank aims to be the leading corporate and investment banking business in, for and across Africa with a deep specialisation in natural resources.  Our differentiator is our long-term commitment to Africa, our home, underpinned by a heritage of 153 years on the continent. As a leading...
Norton Rose Fulbright
Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers based in over 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the...
Modec
Established in 1968, MODEC has been providing competitive floating solutions for the offshore oil and gas industry and is recognized as a leading specialist for FPSOs, FSOs, FLNGs, TLPs, Production Semi-submersibles and MOPUs. MODEC is headquartered in Japan and   listed on the Tokyo stock exchange...
METKA
METKA is a leading international energy sector contractor, working with its clients and partners throughout Africa to bring critical power projects to life. Beyond its core strength in power plant construction, METKA leverages the significant development and management expertise of its group...
Lekela
Lekela Power will deliver approximately 1,000 MW of renewable energy into operation over the next five years across Africa.   Lekela’s project pipeline comprises: 610 MW of wind projects in South Africa; 225 MW wind project in Ghana and 100 MW of wind and solar PV projects in Egypt - awarded under...
IFC
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, with a portfolio of over $50 billion is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. IFC helps developing countries achieve sustainable growth by financing investment, mobilizing capital in financial markets, and...
Globeleq
Globeleq is a leading developer, owner and operator of electricity generation in Africa.  Its experienced team of professionals have built a diverse portfolio of independent power plants, generating more than 1,200 MW in 8 locations across 5 countries  The company has around 2,500 MW of power...
ERM
ERM is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting and sustainability related services. We have over 160 offices in 40 countries and territories employing more than 5,000 people. We deliver sustainable solutions which balance environmental concerns with...
CDC
CDC is the UK government-owned development finance institution. It supports investing in businesses throughout Africa and South Asia, to create jobs and make a lasting difference to people's lives. CDC has a six-decade heritage as an investor and lender in African power, and has directly or...
Building Energy
Building Energy is an international company operating as Global Integrated IPP in the Renewable Energy. Industry which produces electricity from renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, biomass and hydro. The company sells electricity under long-term revenue contracts that ensure sustainable...
Aksa Energy
Aksa Energy has been established as a subsidiary of Kazancı Holding in 1997. Kazancı Group is a group of companies that operate in its expertise area, energy industry, for almost 50 years. Kazancı group companies operate in all stages of energy value chain from production to distribution within a...
Access Power
Access Power is a developer, owner and operator of power plants in emerging and frontier markets and one of the fastest growing independent power producers in emerging markets. Access Power is currently developing renewable energy projects worth over US$1 billion in 23 countries across Africa and...

Strategic Partners

White & Case
White & Case is a leading global law firm with 41 offices in 29 countries. We are distinguished by the depth and scope of our legal advisory services and unmatched experience in both established and emerging markets. . Our lawyers in Johannesburg, London, Paris, New York, Beijing, Washington,...
Wärtsilä Energy Solutions
Wärtsilä Energy Solutions is a leading global supplier of ultra-flexible power plants of up to 600 MW operating on various gaseous and liquid fuels. Our portfolio includes unique solutions for baseload, peaking, reserve and load-following power generation, as well as for balancing intermittent...
Nedbank
Nedbank CIB is the Corporate and Investment banking division of the Nedbank Group, one of the four largest banking groups in South Africa. Covering the full spectrum of corporate and investment banking requirements, every solution we offer is characterised by fresh thinking, creative design and a...
Manitoba Hydro International (MHI)
Manitoba Hydro International (MHI) assists clients around the world to deliver electricity and natural gas efficiently, effectively, and in a sustainable manner. As a wholly owned subsidiary of one of the largest and longest-standing energy utilities in Canada, MHI has provided utility...
DLA Piper
DLA Piper is one of the most active law firms on the continent of Africa, with a multi-disciplinary team of lawyers working on energy and infrastructure development projects and related financings and mergers and acquisitions. We deliver legal services to a broad range of clients, including project...
Development Bank of Southern Africa
The Development Bank of Southern Africa is one of the leading development financial institutions on the continent. We offer an integrated value chain which includes e.g. project consulting, project preparation, deal syndication, finance, implementation and maintenance solutions for socio-economic...

Sponsors

Trinity International
Trinity International LLP, founded in 2006, is a niche projects, finance, corporate and commercial law firm, with a particular focus in Africa. The firm acts for developers/sponsors, borrowers, financial institutions, investors, equity funds and governments / public sector entities. Trinity has...
The Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU)
The Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU) IFU - Investment Fund for Developing Countries is an independent government-owned development finance institution. We provide risk capital and advice to companies wishing to do business in Africa, Asia, Latin America and parts of Europe....
The Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC)
The Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) is an independent power transmission and distribution company, with interests in closely linked businesses in Zambia and the African region, including optic fibre based telecommunications. A member of the Southern African Power Pool and listed on the...
Tetra Tech
The Institute for Public-Private Partnerships (IP3), a Tetra Tech company headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, is a leading PPP advisory services and capacity building provider. Working with governments, corporations, multilateral institutions, and financial entities, IP3 enables clients to...
Synergy Consulting
Synergy Consulting, Inc. is an international financial advisory services company with focus on project financing, financial modelling, financial analysis, feasibility analysis, bankability assessment and policy/reform for infrastructure sector. Synergy has successfully achieved financial closure on...
Swedfund
Swedfund International AB is the Swedish government’s development finance institution.  Through sustainable investments in local businesses we contribute to the economic, environmental and social development in the emerging markets of Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. Since 1979,...
Siemens
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation, and digitalization. One of the...
Shearman and Sterling
Shearman & Sterling is proud to be a sponsor of the 2017 African Energy Forum (AEF) taking place from the 7 – 9 June in Copenhagen. Partner and head of the firm's Africa Group Nick Buckworth (London-Project Development & Finance) will be speaking on the open panel at the forum discussing '...
Rand Merchant Bank
Rand Merchant Bank, a division of JSE-listed FirstRand Bank Limited, (RMB) is the investment banking arm of the FirstRand Group – one of Africa’s largest financial services providers. RMB is a leading player in the African infrastructure and project finance sector, offering advisory and funding...
Prodiel
Prodiel is a technological and industrial company specializing in the engineering, development, construction and maintenance of electrical (LV-MV-HV) and renewable energy projects, energy efficiency, telecommunications and gas and water treatment infrastructure. It is a company that strives for...
Phanes Group
Phanes Group is an international solar energy developer, investment manager and asset manager strategically headquartered in Dubai, UAE. Established in 2012, Phanes Group has a growing portfolio of solar investments and developments that currently span five geographies globally, including Chile,...
Norfund
Norfund is a state-owned investment fund mandated to develop sustainable enterprises in developing countries. Norfund invests in clean energy, financial institutions and agribusinesses. The main investment region is Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as selected countries in Asia and Latin America. Clean...
Mizuho
Mizuho is a Japanese Bank servicing customers in EMEA through a network of offices, London Branch being the largest. The network includes branches in London, Paris, Milan, Dubai, Frankfurt and Düsseldorf, representative offices in Bahrain, Tehran, Istanbul and Johannesburg and subsidiary offices in...
Marubeni Corporation
Marubeni Corporation, with over 150 years of its history, is one of the leading Japanese trading and investment conglomerate in Japan. With 120 offices in 67 countries around the world, the total revenue for the fiscal year ended on March 2014 was US$ 68.5 billion with a net income of US$ 2.0...
MAN Diesel & Turbo SE
MAN Diesel & Turbo SE, based in Augsburg, Germany, is the world’s leading provider of large-bore diesel engines and turbomachinery. The company employs around 14,500 staff at more than 100 international sites, primarily in Germany, Denmark, France, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, India and...
Karpowership
Karpowership is a member of Karadeniz Energy Group, Istanbul, Turkey. The group is a pioneer in innovative energy projects for the last 20 years, with investments in domestic and international markets. The group started its energy investments in 1996, and is the first private electricity exporter...
JinkoSolar
JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is a global leader in the solar industry. JinkoSolar distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in China, the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Chile,...
HIMOINSA
HIMOINSA was founded in 1982. It is based in San Javier, Murcia, Spain. It’s  a multinational company specialising in the manufacture and marketing of energy generation systems providing guaranteed, clean, efficient continuous-energy supply. Its international-expansion policy -based on its...
Gea.Solar
Gea.Solar is a developer company focused on utility-scale PV solar energy projects. Gea. Solar is an Italian company founded in early 2016 with a strong international presence in different emerging economies in Africa, Asia and Latin America, supporting countries in their national program to reduce...
FMO
FMO is the Dutch development bank. FMO has invested in the private sector in developing countries and emerging markets for more than 45 years. Our mission is to empower entrepreneurs to build a better world. We invest in sectors where we believe our contribution can have the highest long-term...
Finnfund
Finnfund (Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd.) provides long-term risk capital for private projects in developing countries. Investment criteria include profitability, social and environmental responsibility and positive development impacts. Key sectors are renewable energy and sustainable...
European Investment Bank
The European Investment Bank is one of the largest financiers of sustainable energy projects in the world. Access to sustainable and modern energy services is prerequisite for meeting basic human needs and for economic and social development. This is the seventh UN Sustainable Development Goal, and...
DNV GL
Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organizations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. Operating in more than 100 countries, our 16,000 professionals are dedicated to helping our customers in the maritime, oil & gas,...
Denham Capital
Denham Capital is a global private equity firm focused on energy and resources, with over $8.4 billion of invested and committed capital. Denham Capital focuses its investment activity around three key sectors: Power, Oil & Gas and Mining. Denham Capital has been investing in Africa since 2008...
Clarke Energy
Clarke Energy a Kohler Company is a specialist in distributed power generation and combined heat and power technology. The company is an authorised distributor and service provider for GE’s reciprocating engines business in 25 countries. Clarke Energy has been operating in West Africa since 2002...
CHINT
CHINT was founded in July 1984 in Wenzhou. In the last 22 years, CHINT has expanded from a home workshop of 7 workers to a leading manufacturer of electrical products, with eight specialized branches, over 800 specialized partners and 16,000 employees. Main products lines of CHINT cover the...
BWSC
Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S (BWSC) is a world-leading designer, turnkey contractor, operator and service provider for diesel-fueled power plants, as well as for selected renewable and waste-to-energy technologies.  BWSC also specialises in Power Barges (floating power stations...
Bolloré Transport & Logistics
Bolloré Transport & Logistics is one of the world's leading transportation groups with 36,000 employees spread among 105 countries throughout Europe, Asia, the Americas and Africa where it carries out its business activities in ports, freight forwarding and railways, energy. It is also a major...
BBOXX
BBOXX is a venture backed company developing solutions to provide affordable, clean energy to off-grid communities in the developing world. We are fully vertically integrated, controlling every part of our customer experience. Our market leading products and appliances coupled with our SMART Solar...
Baker and Mackenzie
Baker McKenzie is best known as the ‘Global Law Firm for Africa’, advising many of the most dynamic and successful global business organisations through more than 4,000 locally qualified lawyers and 6,000 professional staff in 77 offices in 47 countries. The Firm is known for its global perspective...
Azura Power
Azura Power is a developer, financier, acquirer and operator of Independent Power Plants (IPPs) across Africa. Our ambition is to build the continent's leading power generation platform. We have a strong presence in West Africa where we are the founder and majority owner of Nigeria's first...
ALSF
The African Legal Support Facility (“ALSF” or “Facility”) is a public international institution hosted by the African Development Bank (“AfDB”). The Facility is dedicated to providing legal advice and capacity building to African countries on complex commercial contract negotiations, creditor...
AIIM
AIIM actively manages investments in East, West and Southern Africa and has equity under management of USD1.6 billion with a track record extending across six African infrastructure funds. The funds are designed to invest long-term institutional unlisted equity in African infrastructure projects...
ABSA
Absa Bank Limited (Absa Bank) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited, which is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and is one of Africa’s largest financial services groups. Absa offers a range of retail, business, corporate and investment banking and wealth management...

Associate Sponsors

Herbert Smith Freehills
As one of the world’s leading law firms, Herbert Smith Freehills advises many of the biggest and most ambitious organisations across all major regions of the globe. Our energy experts are internationally recognised as market leaders in the power, nuclear, renewables and oil and gas sectors....
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Exhibitors

SES
SES is a leading Power Provider serving temporary and medium term energy needs across the Middle East, Africa and South East Asia region. SES offers fast track turnkey power rental solutions to help our customers maximize on productivity and profitability, while minimizing on downtime and resources...
Semco Maritime
Dedicated to the energy sector, Semco Maritime is an international contracting and engineering company with 2000 employees. For more than 30 years we have been facilitating design, fabrication, service and maintenance of our customers’ assets, providing comprehensive project management across all...
KOHLER-SDMO
KOHLER-SDMO (SDMO Industries) Founded in 1966 in Brest (Brittany, France), SDMO Industries is today the world's 3rd largest player in the generating set sector. KOHLER-SDMO offers you a large range of generators on the market. We designs, manufactures and installs standard generating sets rated...
Jacobsen Elektro
Jacobsen Elektro was established in 1891 as an electro-technical company located in Oslo, Norway. The main office is based in Lier, Norway, 40 km South of Oslo. Since the company was established, Jacobsen Elektro has grown into a complete turn-key supplier of equipment and systems for the power...