Main Event Partners
The World Bank Group
The World Bank Group

The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans to developing countries for capital programs. It comprises two institutions: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), and the International Development Association (IDA). The World Bank is a component of the World Bank Group, which is part of the United Nations system. The World Bank’s official goal is the reduction of poverty. However, according to its Articles of Agreement, all its decisions must be guided by a commitment to the promotion of foreign investment and international trade and to the facilitation of Capital investment.

www.worldbank.org
African Union Commission (AUC)
African Union Commission (AUC)

The Commission is the Secretariat of the Union entrusted with executive functions. It is composed of 10 Officials: A Chairperson, a Deputy Chairperson; Eight (8) Commissioners and Staff members. The structure represents the Union and protects its interest under the auspices of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government as well as the Executive Committee. The AU Commission is made up of Portfolios. They are: Peace and Security; Political Affairs; Trade and Industry; Infrastructure and Energy; Social Affairs; Rural Economy and Agriculture; Human Resources, Science and Technology; and Economic Affairs. The mission of the Commission is to become an efficient and value-adding institution driving the African integration and development process in close collaboration with African Union Member States, the Regional Economic Communities and African citizens.

www.auc.int
African Development Bank (AfDB)
African Development Bank (AfDB)

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is Africa’s premier development finance institution. It comprises three distinct entities: the African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Development Fund (ADF) and the Nigeria Trust Fund (NTF). The bank has a physical presence in 34 African countries and an external office in Japan. In line with its High5 agenda, the African Development Bank strategically contributes to the economic development and social progress of its 54 regional member states.

www.afdb.org
European Investment Bank (EIB)
European Investment Bank (EIB)

The European Investment Bank is the largest multilateral provider of climate financing in the world promoting environmental projects in the EU and beyond. In 2017, the EIB financed EUR 16.7 billion in projects for the natural and human environment.

www.eib.org
IRENA
IRENA

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental organisation that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future, and serves as the principal platform for international cooperation, a centre of excellence, and a repository of policy, technology, resource and financial knowledge on renewable energy. IRENA promotes the widespread adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy, including bioenergy, geothermal, hydropower, ocean, solar and wind energy in the pursuit of sustainable development, energy access, energy security and low-carbon economic growth and prosperity.

With a mandate from countries around the world, IRENA encourages governments to adopt enabling policies for renewable energy investments, provides practical tools and policy advice to accelerate renewable energy deployment, and facilitates knowledge sharing and technology transfer to provide clean, sustainable energy for the world’s growing population

www.irena.org
Nordic Development Fund (NDF)
Nordic Development Fund (NDF)

Established by the five Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), NDF is the only joint Nordic finance institution focusing exclusively on climate change and development in low-income countries. NDF finances climate-related projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America, usually in collaboration with trusted partners including other Nordic and international financial institutions, multilateral development banks and aid agencies.

We flexibly use grants and other innovative forms of support, striving to add value beyond financing through interventions with good prospects for upscaling and replication. NDF’s total assets amount to approximately EUR 850 million, with around EUR 45-55 million allocated each year to meet new commitments.

www.ndf.fi
Partners in Performance
Partners in Performance

We work with your team to achieve big, rapid, sustainable results. Our practical methods and tools can be adapted to fit any business. They unleash the potential of entire organisations and the people within them.

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SkyPower Global
SkyPower Global

With roots dating back more than 14 years, SkyPower’s global team possesses a vast track record of over 1000 years of combined experience in power and large infrastructure projects.

The experienced and accomplished SkyPower team has built, assembled and acquired an extensive pipeline of over 25 GW worldwide – some of which were recently announced in bilateral agreements, and other contract awards, to be built in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia over the next five years.

SkyPower’s over 30 utility-scale solar Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) and Contracts at various stages of development, construction and operation, in aggregate, represent over USD 80 billion dollars’ worth of long-term renewable energy sales to leading utilities and governments around the world.

www.skypower.com
BlueSolutions (Groupe Bolloré)
BlueSolutions (Groupe Bolloré)

BlueSolutions (Groupe Bolloré) provides Storage solutions using its own Lithium Metal Polymer batteries with a high level of performances and security thanks to a "full solid" technology not sensitive to hot external temperature. More than 6MWh operational Off-grid or On-Grid installations in Africa

www.blue-solutions.com
CRBC
CRBC

China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC),with more than 67 branches and offices in over 50 countries and regions in Asia, Africa, Europe and America, mainly focuses on contracting of projects such as roads, bridges, ports, railways, airports, tunnels, water engineering projects.

www.crbc.com/site/crbcEN/index.html
Masen
Masen

Masen is the group responsible for managing renewable energy in Morocco.

Masen leads development programmes of integrated projects aimed at creating an additional 3,000 MW of clean electricity generation capacity by 2020 and a further 6,000 MW by 2030.The goal is to secure 52% of the country’s energy mix from renewable sources by 2030.

As a central player committed to making optimal use of renewable resources, Masen transforms natural power into power for progress. The integrated model Masen has devised aims to establish self-sustaining and financially viable ecosystems.

In addition to generating electricity through major projects and raising the funds required to do so, Masen seeks to act as a catalyst for the development of a competitive economic network that employs existing skills efficiently and helps create new ones. At the same time, the development of applied research and the promotion of technological innovation are encouraged.

The local development strategy Masen has developed – a true reflection of its integrated approach – helps the regions that host its projects to achieve territorial equity and sustainable growth.

Finally, its constant concern for protecting the environment and reducing greenhouse gas emissions underpins Masen’s entire approach.

www.masen.ma
ANDRITZ
ANDRITZ

ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper, the metalworking and steel industries. The publicly listed technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria and operates more than 250 sites in over 40 countries.

andritz.com/pumps
Averda
Averda

Averda is one of the largest providers of City Cleaning Services and End-to-end Waste Management Solutions in the Middle-East and Africa. Averda is proud to serve over 24,000,000 people around the world ensuring they wake up to a clean city, every day. We partner with communities and our clients to deliver sustainable solutions for managing waste aligned to our vision of A cleaner world, better lives. In Morocco, Averda has been honoured to serve the citizens of Nador, Berkane, Rabat & Casablanca since 2012.
 
www.averda.com
Genesis Energy Holdings
Genesis Energy Holdings


www.genesisenergygroup.net
Green Arava LTD
Green Arava LTD

GREEN ARAVA has a unique approach to agriculture.
Growing and exporting from its farms, GREEN ARAVA provides complete agri-business solutions- inception to production to marketing- and integrates host communities to ensure sustainability.

www.greenarava.com
MAN Enterprise
MAN Enterprise

MAN Enterprise is an international leader in the construction industry. Our diverse portfolio encompasses a wide range of large-scale developments in the sectors of infrastructure, recreation, hospitality, education, residential, commercial, and industrial. We currently have projects in several locations in the MEA region.

www.manenterprise.com
AETS
AETS

AETS specialises in technical advice and assistance assignments, conducted in the context of international projects financed by multilateral lending organisations in the infrastructure and energy sector
AQUA HD
AQUA HD

ASP-GC Europe AB
ASP-GC Europe AB

Our company has a revolutionary, totally organic, bonding mass. We work mainly with 5 applications / areas:
  - Building sustainable roads cheaper and faster
  - Make unusable land cultivable and stop desertification
  - Low cost housing projects
  - Security planning in disaster areas
  - Creates jobs for locals
Beya Capital Climate Finance
Beya Capital Climate Finance


www.beya-capital.com
Energy Exemplar
Energy Exemplar

Energy Exemplar® is the market leader in the technology of optimisation-based energy market modelling. Our PLEXOS® Integrated Energy Model is used by ISOs, regulators, generation & transmission companies, gas producers, energy traders and consultants.

www.energyexemplar.com
GECI ESPANOLA, S.A.
GECI ESPANOLA, S.A.

GECI Group is an engineering solutions provider with 30 years of experience. Our key divisions: CNS/ATM, Airports, Aircraft Maintenance, Avionics, Aviation Chemicals, Meteorology, Calibration, Energy, Electronics and Communication, Defense and Security, and Outsourcing for Manufacturing Industry.

www.geciweb.com
Zhejiang Chint Electrics., Ltd
Zhejiang Chint Electrics., Ltd

CHINT Group Established in July 1984, with over 23000 employees, Chint Group Corporation consists of 8 specialized company, 2000 domestic sales branches and distributors, and more than 50 overseas distributors. Product range covers high and low voltage electrical apparatus, power transmission and distribution, meters and instruments, building and construction electrics, auto parts, automation and solar products, which are popular in over 90 counties and areas. Chint Group is one of the leading industrial electrics manufactures in China.

http://en.chint.com/
Governance Systems International
Governance Systems International

Governance Systems International (www.governancesystemsug.org) provides consultancy services in areas of Governance, Agriculture, Water, Energy, Environment and Urban Development. Working with international partners, GSI implements projects funded by EU, WB, GIZ, KfW, AfDB, DANIDA and AFD.

www.governancesystemsug.org
Greenpeace Africa
Greenpeace Africa

Greenpeace is an independent global campaigning organisation that acts to change attitudes and behaviour, to protect and conserve the environment and to promote peace.

www.greenpeace.org
Jenaan Investment LLC
Jenaan Investment LLC

We are creating food security & green shoots wherever we reach. Transforming unproductive land into productive agriculture areas & creating new culture (no agriculture, no culture).

www.jenaan.com
Lindsay Corporation
Lindsay Corporation

Lindsay Corporation (NYSE:LNN) is the single-source expert for developing large-scale irrigation solutions for agriculture. Our proprietary portfolio of products and services can be customized to create fully integrated irrigation solutions to meet any grower’s requirements.

www.lindsay.com
The Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending [NIRSAL]
The Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending [NIRSAL]

NIRSAL PLC-De-risking Agriculture, Facilitating Finance & Agribusiness
NIRSAL Plc (Nigeria Incentive –Based Risk Sharing system for Agricultural lending) is the primary platform for managing agribusiness risk in Nigeria.
Incorporated in 2013, NIRSAL Plc is a $0.5bn ($500 million ) Public Private Corporation wholly owned by the Central Bank of Nigeria .It is designed to appropriately define ,price and share agribusiness-related credit risk.
It is an initiative of Central Bank of Nigeria, The bankers Committee and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development.
NIRSAL mobilises financing for Nigeria agribusiness by using credit guarantees to address the risk of default .It is a flexible financing tool designed to change the behaviour of financial institution .The NIRSAL facility covers all crops and livestock activity in Nigeria while driving improved investment outcomes and job creation .
Through its interventions, NIRSAL reduces the cost of borrowing by agriculture value chain players, enhances food security, facilitates higher productivity, , generates higher income, GDP, foreign exchange earnings and fundamentally transforms the Nigerian economy with agriculture playing a stronger role in line with the Agricultural Promotion Policy (APP) of the Buhari administration.
From 2013 to date, NIRSAL has guaranteed projects in the agricultural value chain worth N65.53 billion

www.nirsal.com
Olam International
Olam International


www.olamgroup.com
Platinum Power
Platinum Power


www.platinumpower.ma
Professional Engineering Consultants
Professional Engineering Consultants


http://www.pec.co.ug/
Sanlam Investments
Sanlam Investments

SGB-SMIT
SGB-SMIT

SGB-SMIT is one of the world leading transformer manufacturers with 6 factories worldwide. The Portfolio cover the complete range of Distribution Transformers (Oil and Cast Resin), Medium Power Transformers up the Large Power Transformers as well as Shunt Reactors.

www.sgb-smit.com
Shakti Pumps (India) LTD.
Shakti Pumps (India) LTD.

SHAKTI is the acknowledged leader in INDIA's LARGEST MANUFACTURER & EXPORTER OF SOLAR POWERED Water supply & Irrigation systems with over 90% market share.
1) Range: 250 Watts to 250 KW
2) Flow Rate: 500 to 10,000 litres per minute
3) Installed: 100,000 sets in INDIA
4) Installed: 15,000 sets in AFRICA

Our products include: -
• Stainless Steel Submersible Pump Sets: Capacity of up-to 300 HP;
• Domestic Pumps;
• Sewage Pumps;
• Multistage Pumps; and
• Solar Powered Roof Top Solution
• Solar Powered Irrigation Systems

www.shaktipumps.com
SMA Sunbelt Energy GmbH
SMA Sunbelt Energy GmbH

SMA Sunbelt Energy GmbH is a 100% affiliated company of SMA Solar Technology AG with focus on off-grid, hybrid and battery based solar projects. With over 30 years’ experience, SMA Sunbelt Energy GmbH concentrates its business on the world’s Sunbelt regions.

www.sma-sunbelt.com
Suez Group
Suez Group

We are more than 90,000 colleagues working together on 5 continents every day toward a single goal: to deliver the best possible service in vital water and waste management for people and our planet.

www.suez.com
SupPlant
SupPlant

Supplant, a leading company in the realm of precision agriculture, helps growers increase their efficiency in the process of irrigation and crop growing. SupPlant applies an “autonomous vehicle” approach for real-time decisions making

www.supplant.me
uYilo eMobility Programme
uYilo eMobility Programme

The national uYilo eMobility Technology Innovation Programme of South Africa, established in 2013 operates alongside a mandate towards stimulating and intensifying electric mobility and smart grid technologies for Africa through supporting facilities, expertise and services.

http://uyilo.org.za/
Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG
Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG

Voith Hydro is one of the world's leading industrial partners to hydropower plant operators. As a full-line supplier, the company’s portfolio of products covers the entire life cycle of new and existing large and small hydropower plants.

www.voith.com
Supporting Partners
Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Bloomberg New Energy Finance is a research organization that helps energy professionals generate opportunities.

Leveraging the most sophisticated new energy data sets in the world, Bloomberg New Energy Finance synthesizes proprietary data into clear narratives that frame the financial, economic and policy implications of emerging energy technologies.

Our clients include corporate strategy and business development professionals, finance professionals (traders, analysts, portfolio managers), as well as policy makers and regulators. We work with the largest corporations across utilities and generation, oil & gas, equipment manufacturers, banking and finance, and government.

Our team of experts, spread across six continents, provides independent analysis and insight by looking at specific sectors in depth, as well as cross-sector and cross-geography trends and implications.

https://about.bnef.com/
Oxford Buiness Group
Oxford Buiness Group

Oxford Business Group (OBG) is a global publishing, research and consultancy firm, which publishes economic intelligence on the markets of the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean.

OBG offers comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic and sectoral developments, including banking, capital markets, energy, infrastructure, industry and insurance.

OBG’s acclaimed economic and business reports are the leading source of local and regional intelligence, while OBG’s online economic briefings provide up-to-date in-depth analysis. OBG’s consultancy arm offers tailor-made market intelligence and advice to firms operating in these markets and those looking to enter them.

www.oxfordbusinessgroup.com
Renewables in Africa
Renewables in Africa

Renewables in Africa: Clean Energy engineering consultancy serving developers and investors, and a media platform for raising awareness. Our vision is to transform Africa and Africans lives by leveraging the Power of Renewable Energy.

www.renewablesinafrica.com