#ExpertChat Preview: De-Risking Energy Financing & Other Insights At African Utility Week

We’re packing our bags for Cape Town to take you to the heart of Africa’s biggest annual energy industry gathering: African Utility Week. OnFrontiers is proud to support the event, now in its 18th year that draws a crowd of 7,000 to the combined conference and

April 20, 2022
BY Nick Talbert

We’re packing our bags for Cape Town to take you to the heart of Africa’s biggest annual energy industry gathering: African Utility Week.

OnFrontiers is proud to support the event, now in its 18th year that draws a crowd of 7,000 to the combined conference and exhibition. As official Research Partner, we will be hosting our #ExpertChat online forum from the Ministerial Meeting Room with special guests:

OnFrontiers Editorial Director Gavin Serkin will be channelling your questions, including:

  • Ways of de-risking energy financing
  • Energy efficiency in architecture
  • Inter-connectivity within the African continent in infrastructure projects to drive economic growth and development
  • The role of civil society and professional associations in driving energy projects
  • Extending energy to farmers
  • Private sector activities
  • Financing solar projects for small-scale manufacturing
  • Integrating mini-grids and home solar alongside national utility grids for 100% access
  • Assessing multilaterals’ participation in energy
  • National policy contexts most favorable to distributed energy resources and microgrids

Join us on May 16 at 11:30am in New York, 4:30pm in London or 5:30pm in Cape Town

Register to secure your spot for Tuesday’s live #ExpertChat