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aef 2023 Kenya - zebrAS in national park with wind turbines


Increasing Pace & Scale of Africa’s Renewable Energy Projects

21 Jun 2023
Boardroom 1
Stream 2

 Interactive Boardroom, Chatham House Rule

Tackling Intermittency Issues in Africa Through Renewables

  • How can wind, solar and hydrogen come together as a baseload?
  • What is the right scale for these types of projects to make investments viable?
  • How can the grid prepare to soak up these projects?
  • Do we need batteries for these projects – what are the pros and cons?
  • What is the procurement structure for these projects - single EPC or disaggregate structure?
Ahmed Mulla, Deputy CEO - Infinity Power
Stephen Nzioka, Senior Deputy Director, Renewables - Ministry of Energy & Petroleum, Republic of Kenya
Emna Ben Mahmoud, Energy Sustainability Consultant - RINA
Antonio Jimenez, MD & Vice President - Trina Solar Middle East & Africa
Dimitris Orfanos, Sales Manager Grid & Digital Solutions - Mytilineos Energy and Metals