JOHANNESBURG: THE eighth annual Powering Africa: Finance Options Meeting will be held in Cape Town, South Africa next month.
The event is slated for October 30-31.
This pan-African executive briefing will welcome CEOs and senior-level directors to get to the heart of the issues and opportunities surrounding the financing of power projects in Africa.
The programme will focus on a series of open discussions chaired by regional experts focusing on key trends including the development of IPP programmes, financial frameworks and regulatory environments.
Confirmed speakers will include Karen Breytenbach, Head: IPP Office, National Treasury, South Africa, Moremi Marwa, Chief Executive Officer, Dar Es Salaam Stock Exchange, Peter Ballinger, Director, U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Development and Finance Centre, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), and Waziri Bintube, Chief Financial Officer, Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc, who will present regional perspectives and case studies to open the floor for discussion.
Other confirmed speakers have been confirmed Millennium Challenge Corporation, University of Cape Town, Nedbank Capital, African Development Bank and North South Power among others.
SOURCE: CAJ NEWS AGENCY