What is the future of African energy generation and production?
Eric McCartneyExecutive Director Chapin International LLC
Africa is the future. The issues are development expertise, capital and political infrastructure to support the industry.
Aug 22, 2011

Apart from solar energy which is in abundancy in most African countries, wind, hydro and geothermal energy opportunities are also available. Wind primarily in South Africa where large parks are being established around Cape Town, the potential for utilising hydro power is large in some West African countries like Liberia, Sierra Leone and Ghana. Geothermal power plants are being made in Rift Valley in East Africa.

It is also important to look at small scale energy production to singular housing and small farms such as mini wind mills and mobile charging by small solar panels. This is also important for the base of the pyramid business development. Also see the company Faktor 3 in Denmark.
Aug 22, 2011

Suza AdamManaging director Spindle Communications
On the 15th and 16th of October 2013 the third Clean Technology business and investment matchmaking conference for the African continent is to be held at the Killarney Country Club, Lower Houghton South Africa.

Called Viridis Africa, the event is dedicated to entrepreneurs and corporates who are seeking funding to introduce clean technology solutions and services.

Principals who would present their business opportunities at this event would have the audience of numerous local and foreign investors, stratified according to their interest and investment criteria.

Investors would include venture capital, private equity, project and corporate finance outfits and others dedicated to the clean tech sector. They would also include North American, European funding agencies, major Asian industrial conglomerates, technology specific investment funds and major companies who seek strategic alliance and acquisitions.

Visit www.viridisafrica.com for more information, or contact suza.adam@spindlecommunications.com
Sep 13, 2012
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