An estimated 50% of African utilities are in a position to only cover basic operating costs, making it a challenge to operate efficiently and maintain existing assets let alone make the investments necessary to expand access.
Senior Energy Specialist, Chris Trimble, will be unpacking the status of financial viability in sub-Saharan Africa and examples from across the continent of how costs can be reduced and smart revenues increased to close the financial gaps we see today.
With only a few hours left to register, if energy finance and universal electricity access is high on your radar, this presentation is surely to provide a pillar of knowledge and satisfy your interests.
Chris Trimble, Senior Energy Specialist, World Bank. Chris leads electricity investment projects in West Africa, including the OMVG Regional Interconnection project, and projects with electricity utilities in Senegal, The Gambia and Guinea Bissau.
He has written extensively on energy pricing and subsidies in sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and South Asia. Previously, Chris was a programme manager at the World Economic Forum.
With only a few hours left to register, secure your spot here.
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