EnergyNet’s sponsors are our partners and at the heart of all that we do


EnergyNet’s sponsors are at the heart of all that we do. Below you will find some of our highest profile sponsors to date. Their presence has been consistent, constructive, and invaluable in promoting the development of Africa’s power sector and we would like to thank them for their on-going support.

Partnering with EnergyNet offers your business a relevant platform to engage investors, governments and senior stakeholders in the power project value chain, to develop credible relationships with proven decision makers and to manoeuvre your organisation in to a position which will save you time and money. We have operated successfully in Africa’s power sector for over 19yrs and have built a reputation among decision makers that can directly support your business aspirations. Most recently we were recognised by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ii and British Prime Minister David Cameron or services to international trade.

Clearly brand visibility is important and plays a key role in building the awareness of your business, but what really resonates with our audience is the importance of the discussions that are had, and deals that are made, as result of the relationships formed. We facilitate innovation and collaboration and invite your business to join us in creating and developing vital power projects.

Whether you want to align yourself with Governments supporting the ‘EnergyNet Student Engagement Initiative’, be seen as a market leader hosting exclusive functions or influence the agenda through thought leadership, we can offer a strategic and commercial opportunities designed to deliver real value to your business. And if your business carries specific needs, we’re able to construct tailored packages to meet those ambitions within the markets you operate.

CHINT was founded in July 1984 in Wenzhou. In the last 22 years, CHINT has expanded from a home workshop of 7 workers to a leading manufacturer of electrical products, with eight specialized branches, over 800 specialized partners and 16,000 employees.

Main products lines of CHINT cover the following categories: high, Medium and low voltage electrical apparatus, power transmission and distribution equipments, measuring meters and instruments, electrical products for construction, automation control devices and automobile applications.

Citi is the leading global bank with approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

Citi has the largest presence of any global bank in Africa and has been on-the-ground for over 50 years. The bank operates in over 40 countries in Africa with offices in 16 countries, including key markets such as, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa. Over the past two years, Citi has enabled over $1.5 billion in funding for the power sector in Africa.

Citi is also the global leader in arranging and structuring project finance / infrastructure risk for the international capital markets.

Clarke Energy is a multinational specialist in the engineering, installation and maintenance of reciprocating engine based power plants and gas engine compression stations. Our offering ranges from the supply of an engine, through to the turn-key installation of a multi-engine power plant. Our applications include combined heat and power (CHP) with natural gas, biogas, landfill gas and coal gas or high efficiency diesel-fuelled power generation. Clarke Energy has been operating in West Africa since 2002 when it supplied its first gas-fuelled captive power plant in Nigeria. The company has since grown, having installed almost 500MW of power generation capacity in the African continent. The company has permanent offices in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Tunis, Algiers, Dar es Salaam and Durban.

Media Partner

Registered as a Not for Profit Company in Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, the Clean Energy Business Council is the pre-eminent organization representing the private sector involved in the clean energy sector across the MENA region. Our goal is to establish a dialogue between the public and private sectors to drive the development of appropriate and much needed regulation and policy to support the development of this vital sector. If your Company’s goal is to be a leader in the clean energy sector anywhere in the MENA region then becoming a member of the CEBC is likely to be for you.

Clean Energy Pipeline is the leading independent source of news, data and analytics about the Clean Energy sector. Our team delivers real-time business news and identifies the latest and most relevant regulatory and policy announcements, investment, M&A and project finance news, new funds and fund closes. This news is supplemented with opinion-pieces based on in-depth interviews with senior-level executives, advisers, investors and policy-makers. We also publish a variety of reports and guides, including our Market Reports, the Quarterly Statistics reports, our Data Insight reports, the Expert Guides series and bespoke Research reports. Simply visit our website to download our complimentary reports and to find out how to sign up for a free trial (

Clifford Chance lawyers have been active in Africa for over 30 years and have extensive experience of advising all types of clients including African and international corporations, investors, commercial lenders, export credit agencies, development agencies and private equity funds.  We have a proven track record of advising on high profile, market-first transactions in the African power sector. Recent work includes advising on the award-winning US$825m Maamba Power Project in Zambia, the ground-breaking Azura Edo IPP in Nigeria and the first IPP (geothermal) in Ethiopia. Our Africa power sector team is part of our worldwide projects, energy and resources groups and our wider Africa practice, comprising over 200 lawyers in all key markets. We work closely with local counsel and are strongly committed to the continent. Our lawyers are involved in providing world class training for African lawyers and are actively involved in community and pro bono programmes across Africa.

The Club of Mozambique website is as an entryway into Mozambique for prospective investors, businesspersons, donors, and tourists that provide an information portal on the many opportunities and activities that Mozambique has to offer. The website also contains in depth information on Club of Mozambique services, including The Investor (free newsletter) edited on a weekly basis in English. It also provides a daily news section covering areas such as Social Development, Culture, Business, Investment Opportunities, Politics and Tourism in Mozambique.

Colombia Energía es una plataforma de comunicación independiente especializada en el sector energético colombiano. A través de nuestra revista impresa y recursos digitales, nuestros lectores tienen acceso a contenido de primera asociado a las industrias de petróleo, gas y de generación de electricidad. La versión física de Colombia Energía está compuesta por más de 70 páginas de información, reportes especiales y contenido exclusivo. La revista es distribuida a más de 6.500 lectores, entre representantes de la industria energética y de servicios, entidades reguladoras; inversionistas y la comunidad académica. A través de nuestro boletín informativo quincenal vía correo electrónico, nuestra página web y cuentas en las principales redes sociales, los lectores de Colombia Energía también podrán mantenerse al tanto de las últimas novedades del sector.
The Confederation of Business Associations of Mozambique (CTA) was incorporated on April 5, 1996, as a result of conversion of the associations Working Committee (TAC) designed to meet the challenges of the introduction of the market economy system. The CTA is a non-governmental economic organization, nonpartisan, whose mission is to contribute to economic and social development of Mozambique, based on private sector growth promoting and protecting the business opportunities and private initiatives, culture and business associations. 
The Confederation of Business Associations of Mozambique (CTA) is the official partner of dialogue with the government, in the private sector representation and working towards a better business environment in Mozambique, through promotion of economic and regulatory reforms.
The CTA currently comprises 79 members from sectoral federations, Trades Chambers and Business Associations and is represented throughout the country and economic sectors. 
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Construction Review Magazine is  a 20-year old monthly magazine which enjoys the readership of; architects, engineers, quantity surveyors, project managers, interior designers, developers, building specialists, contractors, landscape architects and contractors, real estate agents and investors, property managers, suppliers to the construction industry, government departments and ministries: local authorities, land surveyors, financial institutions, telecommunication companies etc… is the online version of Construction Review magazine. It has a global reach targeted at the construction industry, incorporating suppliers, professionals, contractors, governments and non-governmental organisations.
Construction Review Online pages have extra information not in the print version such as tenders, jobs, multi-media and past copies of the magazine.

Contugas es la empresa encargada de la distribución y comercialización de gas natural a hogares, comercios, industrias y vehículos en Perú, específicamente a las localidades de Pisco, Chincha, Ica, Nasca y Marcona, donde el gas natural ya se encuentra masificado a solo tres años de la puesta en operación comercial de la empresa.

Con tecnología de punta, Contugas atraviesa el árido desierto peruano por medio de un sistema de distribución, capaz de transportar 500 millones de pies cúbicos día (MMpcd) a través de su extensa e imponnente troncal de acero de 300 Km, suministrando gas natural a las empresas más importantes del Perú.

La empresa, cuenta con el sólido respaldo del Grupo Energía de Bogotá (GEB), una multilatina líder en los sectores de energía eléctrica y gas natural, que cuenta con más de 120 años de experiencia y tiene presencia en Colombia, Perú, Guatemala y Brasil.


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Contugas is the company in charge of the distribution and commercialization of natural gas in Perú to; homes, businesses, industries and vehicles, to the cities of Pisco, Chincha, Ica, Nazca and Marcona, where the service of natural gas is already massified at only three years of the company´s commercial operation.

With state-of-the-art technology, Contugas traverses the arid Peruvian desert with a distribution system capable of transporting 500 Million Cubic Feet Per Day (MMCFD) through its extensive 300Km steel pipeline, supplying natural gas for Peru´s most important and representative companies.

The corporation has the strong support of the Grupo Energía de Bogotá (Bogota Energy Group), a leading multinational in the electric and natural gas sectors, which has more than 120 years of experience and presence in several contries like Colombia, Peru, Guatemala and Brazil . 

The Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) is an independent power transmission and distribution company, with interests in closely linked businesses in Zambia and the African region, including optic fibre based telecommunications. A member of the Southern African Power Pool and listed on the Lusaka Stock Exchange, CEC has a deep insight into the mining industry, enabling it to provide quality electricity and other power products and services to the majority of the mines in Zambia, accounting for at least 50% of Zambia’s electricity consumption through its network.

The Company undertakes power transmission for national utilities in Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and owns the Zambian part of the Zambia – DRC Interconnector line. Well positioned as a developer of energy infrastructure in Africa and respected in the region for its skills in designing and operating transmission systems, CEC envisions itself as an emerging independent power generating company, with some strategic generating projects in the pipeline. CEC has over 50 years of experience in supplying power to the mines, owns and operates circa 900 kilometres of 220kV and 66kV transmission lines with 38 High Voltage substations and 80MW embedded thermal generation capacity.

Corporate Africa has been at the centre of world trade since 1994, spearheading trade and corporate relations in today’s global economy, bringing sustainable profits and dividends to companies and instructive knowledge and strategic positions inside the markets of the US, Europe and Africa. The magazines depth of purpose and authority is manifested in its independent business environment constructed by business makers, business analysts and journalists. Many contributors and subscribers are from corporations and governments with an invested interest in strong and stable competitive African economies.

The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) is a nonprofit, membership-based organization established in 1993 to promote business and investment between the United States and the nations of Africa. CCA is the premier American organization devoted to U.S.-Africa business relations and includes as members more than 160 companies, which represent nearly 85 percent of total U.S. private sector investments in Africa. CCA’s members range from America’s smallest to largest corporations. They represent a diverse pool of industries from Africa's most promising sectors, including agribusiness, capacity building, energy, finance, health, ICT, infrastructure and security.
Corvus Energy Africa Ltd (CEAL), is a joint venture company created by Nigeria based Green Park Management Limited, and Corvus Energy Ltd, a Canadian corporation based in Vancouver, British Columbia. CEAL will assemble, distribute, sell and service Corvus Energy’s proprietary advanced Lithium Polymer energy storage systems on an exclusive basis throughout Africa. Initially, the Nigerian marketplace was the strongest market in which to focus. CEAL has been created as a vehicle to provide a base for growth and accelerated market penetration.
Corvus has established leadership in the development and deployment of advanced energy storage systems.  Meeting the critical functional standards required in the marine industry for high energy applications has enabled the company to target grid and off-grid based systems.  In Nigeria, use of expensive diesel fueled generators has created a market opportunity. Initial installed systems are already providing a dramatic cost savings while improving power quality and availability.  
Since 1969, CPCS has delivered power and transport development advisory services with a focus on Public Private Partnership (PPP) to clients in over 35 African countries.  Our experience advising public sector clients, combined with our broad in-house expertise, has made CPCS a trusted advisor to governments who are structuring PPP opportunities in the power sector.
We specialize in mobilizing private investment for public infrastructure. We are known for helping clients plan, build and operate infrastructure in a way that achieves value for money while improving services to the population. Over the years, we have designed proven methodologies and creative approaches that harness the full potential of complex transactions. 
Our management plans provide roadmaps to success for all parties involved.  We lay out the legal, technical, financial and environmental foundations that are instrumental in the success of PPP projects, minimizing investor risk and maximizing opportunities.

Crown Agents is a high impact social development enterprise, connecting private sector commercial agility with a public good ethos.  Sustainably delivering a cohesive global approach to Supply Chain, Humanitarian Action, Health, Governance and Economic Growth.  At the Africa Energy Forum: Off The Grid 2016  we will showcase our expertise in the design and delivery of PV Solar Solutions encompassing:

·         end to end supply chain management of off-grid and grid-interactive PV solar power systems;

·         strategic partnerships with innovative system integrators.  In order to develop tailored solar power systems for electrification of public institutions and for mini-grid applications;

·         the expertise of our multi award winning freight arm, specialising in final mile logistics.  Delivering our solar solutions to the most challenging and remotest of locations;

·          Delivery of capacity building programmes, including a Renewable Energy Technology Masterclass offered in partnership with the Renewables Academy (RENAC).