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African Energy Ministers meet to showcase power projects to investors

African Energy Ministers and utility CEO’s will meet at Africa’s only power investment forum taking place from 19-21 May 2009 at the Cape Town International.

The Power Indaba is an annual executive two day meeting forum for ministerial delegations, high level power executives, policymakers and international financiers. It provides the opportunity to discuss and tackle investment issues head-on, enabling discussions that will further the development of the African power sector.

The only event of its kind taking place in Africa, Power Indaba focuses specifically on investment in the African power industry, and is the continent’s best resource for up-to-date information on financing and new business within the sector.

Some of the already confirmed speakers include Minister Eugene Shannon, Minister, Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy, Liberia, Minister Mamadou Igor Diarra, Ministry Energy, Mines and Water, Mali

Minister Haja Afsatu Olayinka Kabba, Ministry of Energy and Power, Sierra Leone, Mr Yengo Massampu, Secretary General, SNEL, DRC, Mr Etienne Tshibangu, International Relations; SNEL, DRC

Vika di Panzu, Previous Chief Executive Officer, SNEL, DRC, Meheret Debebe, General Manager, Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation, Ethiopia, Jude Adu-Amankhw, Chief Executive Officer, Electricity Company of Ghana, Ghana, Neil Croucher, Chief Executive Officer, Copperbelt Energy Corporation, Zambia

Comprehensive panel discussions and round table meetings will cover how African countries can attract and fast-track financing for power projects, highlighting real business opportunities and the implementation of systems for improved applications.

To sponsor one of the unique opportunities at Power Indaba, contact Andrew Evans: andrew.evans@spintelligent.com or Bethwell Mnyamana: bethewell.mnyamana@spintelligent.com

For more information please contact:
General and programme enquiries: Claire Volkwyn: claire.volkwyn@spintelligent.com
Registrations: Jimina Schmidt: jimina.schmidt@spintelligent.com
Travel: Rue Limekhaya: rue.limekhaya@spintelligent.com