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AFDB
The African Development Bank Group is a multilateral development finance institution. It was established in 1964 to fight poverty and promote sustainable economic growth and social progress in Africa. By the end of 2017 it had cumulatively made some US$ 145.55 billion approvals for 5,528...
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...
Hogan Lovells
Hogan Lovells is a leading global law firm.  Recognised as one of the global elite, we are renowned for our experience in infrastructure, energy and social development projects in Africa. Having worked on the continent for several decades we have experience of working in some the world's most...
LONGi Solar
LONGi is a World leading mono-crystalline solar module manufacturer for achieving best LCOE solutions. LONGi leads the solar PV industry to new heights with product innovations and optimized power-cost ratio with breakthrough monocrystalline technologies. LONGi supplies more than 30GW of high-...
Siemens Energy
At Siemens Energy, our mission is to empower our customers to meet the growing global demand for energy while transitioning to a more sustainable world. How? Our innovative technologies, extensive energy experience and an ambitious strategy to decarbonize global energy systems are all central to...
Tetra Tech
Our Company Tetra Tech is a leading, global provider of consulting and engineering services. We are differentiated by Leading with Science® to provide innovative technical solutions to our clients. We support global commercial and government clients focused on water, environment, infrastructure,...
White & Case
White & Case is a leading global law firm with 42 offices in 30 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, Cairo, London, Paris, New York, Beijing,...

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ABSA
We are committed to finding local solutions to uniquely local challenges and everything we do is focused on adding value. To this end, we offer a range of retail, business, corporate and investment, wealth management and insurance solutions.   We are driven by our purpose and guided by our...
Actis
Actis is a leading private capital investor in the growth markets of Africa, Asia and Latin America. With c120 investment professionals, operating across 17 offices, Actis has raised over US$15bn since inception, and deployed capital across the real estate, private equity, energy and infrastructure...
Africa Infrastructure Development Association
The Africa Infrastructure Development Association (AfIDA) is an association of project developers that seeks to promote and enable project development activities in Africa, by creating an eco-system and platform that will foster continuous dialogue amongst its members, standardize project...
Africa50 Infrastructure Fund
Because of limited public resources the private sector has a significant role to play in delivering the infrastructure which is necessary to support strong economic growth in Africa. This requires a greater focus on project development to generate more bankable projects and to leverage a larger...
Aksa
Aksa Power Generation manufactures gasoline, diesel, natural gas and marine generating sets range between 1 kVA to 3125 kVA as well as lighting towers and generator hardware with 3 manufacturing facilities in Istanbul (Turkey 20.000 m² of indoor space), Changzhou (China 120.000 m² of indoor space)...
Clifford Chance LLP
We are one of the world's pre-eminent law firms, with significant depth and range of resources across five continents. As a single, fully integrated, global partnership, we pride ourselves on our approachable, collegial and team-based way of working.   We always strive to exceed the expectations...
Covington
From our offices in Beijing, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, and Washington, we practice as one firm, holding closely to core values that start with a deep commitment to our clients and the quality of our work on...
Denham Capital
Since its founding in 2004, Denham Capital has raised ten institutional funds totaling over $9bn in committed capital. They invest in three energy and resources sub-sectors: Oil & Gas, Mining and International Power. Denham sponsors entrepreneurs with the financial and other resources they...
FMO
FMO (the Netherlands Development Finance Company) is the Dutch development bank. FMO supports sustainable private sector growth in developing and emerging markets by investing in ambitious entrepreneurs. FMO believes a strong private sector leads to economic and social development, empowering...
Globeleq
Globeleq is a leading developer, owner and operator of electricity generation in Africa.  Its experienced team of professionals has built a diverse portfolio of IPPs, generating nearly 1,300 MW in 8 locations across 5 countries and has around 2,000 MW of power projects in development.  
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,...
KFW DEG
DEG: More than finance   For almost 60 years DEG has been a reliable partner to private-sector enterprises operating in developing and emerging-market countries. We provide our customers with tailor-made solutions, including financing, promotional programmes and advice tailored to individual needs...
Lekela
Lekela is a renewable power generation company that delivers utility-scale projects which supply much-needed clean energy to communities across Africa. Through a platform built to develop, own and operate wind and solar assets, Lekela draws from its team members extensive experience, and from its...
Lion's Head Global Partners
Established in 2008, Lion’s Head is an investment bank operating across frontier and emerging markets globally. We provide tailored and innovative financial solutions by leveraging our global relationships and networks, and local market understanding, to deliver the best financial solutions to our...
MAN Energy Solutions
MAN Energy Solutions enables its customers to achieve sustainable value creation in the transition towards a carbon neutral future. Addressing tomorrow’s challenges within the marine, energy and industrial sectors, we improve efficiency and performance at a systemic level. Leading the way in...
MYTILINEOS
MYTILINEOS 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, MYTILINEOS leverages the significant development and management expertise of its...
Power Africa
Power Africa is a U.S. Government-led partnership coordinated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Launched in 2013, Power Africa’s goals are to increase electricity access in sub-Saharan Africa by adding more than 30,000 megawatts of electricity generation capacity and 60...
Proparco
Proparco is the private-sector financing arm of Agence Française de Développement (AFD). For 40 years we provide funding and support to both businesses and financial institutions in developing and emerging-market countries. We seek to partner projects in key development sectors: infrastructure with...

Associate Sponsors

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) is a multilateral financial institution established in 2007 by sovereign African states to be the catalyst for private sector-led infrastructure investment across Africa. It is the second highest investment grade rated multilateral financial institution in Africa....
Baker Botts
Baker Botts is a leading global law firm. The foundation for our differentiated client support rests on our deep business acumen and technical experience built over decades of focused leadership in our sectors and practices. We are proudly technical in helping clients shape the future of their...
BASF
BASF New Business GmbH (BNB) is a 100%-daughter company of BASF SE, the worldwide leading chemical company. BNB explores and builds up new businesses beyond the core activities of BASF. In the field of stationary energy storage, BNB sells high-energy, long-duration sodium-sulphur batteries for...
BWSC
Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S (BWSC) is an engineering and contracting company. We are project-oriented, specialising in the development, design, construction and operation of turnkey power plants and energy systems with ambitious goals within biomass-to-energy, waste-to-energy...
Fichtner
FICHTNER, established in 1922, is one of the leading independent technical consultancy firms and has a total staff strength of about 1800 consisting mainly of experienced engineers but also complemented by economists, management consultants and IT experts. FICHTNER is active in the four business...
Gridworks
Gridworks is a development and investment platform principally targeting equity investments in transmission, distribution and off-grid electricity in Africa. Backed by CDC Group, Gridworks develops and invests in critical power infrastructure, both on and off-grid. Gridworks is a developer, long-...
Mitsubishi Power
Serengeti Energy
We are looking to invest in and co-develop small and medium-sized renewable energy projects up to 50 MW in Sub-Saharan Africa at various stages of the project life cycle (development, construction and operations) with a particular focus on the development stage. We offer equity and quasi-equity...
Siemens Gamesa
Siemens Gamesa is a leading supplier of wind power solutions to customers all over the globe. A key player and innovative pioneer in the renewable energy sector, we have installed over 107 GW in 75 countries. Siemens Gamesa offers one of the industry’s broadest product portfolios, with both...

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