Feeling the breeze and Exploring the huge benefits of wind power – An interview with Kilian Hagermann

Feeling the breeze and Exploring the huge benefits of Wind Power – An interview...

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Quick Summary We had the distinguished pleasure to catch up with one of the key players of the Wind Industry in Africa, Kilian Hagermann, Managing...
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“Olou, the Ivy League man working to increase the quality of life through Electric...

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QUICK SUMMARY Tony sat with Olou Koucoi, the Founder and Managing Director of Sakpata Motors, a West African company locally manufacturing electric bikes in Benin....
Positive Mind will help us overcome Coronavirus Outbreak says JA Solar Africa Top Executive

Positive Mind will help us overcome Coronavirus Outbreak says JA Solar Africa Top Executive

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Quick Summary In a particular singular time the whole World is currently going through, we were fortunate to catch with Hadyr Koumakpai, Africa Sales Director of JA...

Sakpata Motors Developing Electric Bikes in West Africa. Conversations with Olou Kucoi – Part...

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QUICK SUMMARY Conversion of ICE bikes to electric bikesThe name SAKPATAMission and Vision of SAKPATA MotorsEntrepreneurial experience Podcast Tony: Welcome back we are very pleased to have...
Jumeme Solar Mini Grids Transforming Lives in Tanzania

Jumeme Solar Mini Grids Transforming Lives in Tanzania

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Quick Summary We were delighted to have a tête-à-tête with Leo Schiefermuller, Co-founder and Director of Jumeme, who shared wisdom on the solar industry. Knowledgeable...

Tackling Africa Energy Trends with Shirley Webber from ABSA

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This year at Africa Energy Forum 2021, I caught up with a key figure of ABSA, the South African Bank: Shirley Webber, the Head...
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John Lewis, Aggreko Africa MD: “We get Best Results by deploying Local Talents”

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Quick Summary On the back of Africa Energy Forum, I caught up with John Lewis, Managing Director for Africa of Aggreko and had a very...

The Circular Economy eliminates Waste and drives Business – Prashaen Reddy, Partner at Kearney

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QUICK SUMMARY After our first interview, we've caught up again with Prashaen Reddy, Partner at Kearney, to discuss about the circular economy concept and the...

Seed Funding and Digitalisation of Africa Distributed Energy Market: A conversation with AMMP co-Founders...

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Quick Summary From the early stages of your organization, Point Nine, a listed investor is ready to walk with you especially for potentially scalable businesses....
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Digitalising Solar Training in Africa – A conversation with Niveshen Govender, SAPVIA COO

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Quick Summary We hosted Niveshen Govender, the COO at South African photovoltaic Association who enlightened us on the following: Journey to SAPVIARole and...

AfCFTA: A Historic Opportunity for Africa?An interview with Special Counsel Christophe Bondy.

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After a great conversation with the Exceptional Ricardo Machado of Aenergy, we wanted to discuss a very IMPORTANT topic for Africa, the AfCFTA:...

African Energy Trends & Financing with THEUNS EHLERS from ABSA

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Happy and Prosperous New year! It is a pleasure doing business with you. Thank you for all the trust and work on us, we are...
Scoring BIG! Ex-Man U Star Quinton Fortune advocates for more Solar in Africa

Scoring BIG! Ex-Man U Star Quinton Fortune advocates for more Solar in Africa

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RiA is presenting here the last interview we conducted at the AEF 2019. After Samaila Zubairu from AFC, Ricardo Machado from Aenergy, Romain Py from  AIIM, Grant Henderson and...
How to invest with confidence in Africa? A discussion with AIIM Trailblazing Head of Investments

How to invest with confidence in Africa? A discussion with AIIM Trailblazing Head of...

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At the AEF 2019, we had great conversations with leaders of the industry, talking to Samaila Zubairu from AFC, Ricardo Machado from Aenergy and...
TEDx speaker and Solar Sister manager, Olasimbo tells her wins and challenges

TEDx speaker and Solar Sister manager, Olasimbo tells her wins and challenges

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If you're looking for a highly skilled woman in the renewables, Olsasimbo Sojinrin is one of them. She is a recognised TEDx Speaker and...
Can Africa Green Bonds be the future of funding? Climate Bonds Initiative Expert tells us all

Can Africa Green Bonds be the future of funding? Climate Bonds Initiative Expert tells...

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The Bond Market and especially the African Green Bond Market is a topic that is attracting a lot attention and also lots of questions. We’ve talked...

Meet Odion Okojie, the eclectic Power Utilities Consultant chasing Absolute Freedom

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Over the last few weeks, we had mouth watering conversations with several guests whom we can't wait to reveal to you. Today, we are...
Renewables should lead the charge for Africa post-Covid recovery, says Principal at Kearney

Renewables should lead the charge for Africa post-Covid recovery, says Principal at Kearney

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Quick Summary We may have been in lockdown but RiA has kept busy all along. Engaging with industry leaders and capture valuable insights to help...

The Solar Path made perfect for customers: Heart to heart with Vincent Maposa, CEO...

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QUICK SUMMARY Even as we are optimistic about the flattening of the covid-19 curve while maintaining social distancing, we continued to reached out to top...
100% Renewables baseload strategy is possible, says Wale Yusuff, Wärtsilä MD in Nigeria

100% Renewables baseload strategy is possible, says Wale Yusuff, Wärtsilä MD in Nigeria

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On the margin of Future Energy Nigeria in November this year, we took some time to discuss with Wärtsilä Managing Director. We asked few questions about: His...

“Domestic Manufacturing is KEY to avoid Clean Energy Colonialism in Africa” – Dan Kammen...

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Quick Summary This year at AEF2022 in Brussels, Our CEO, Tony had a conversation with Dan Kammen, a distinguished Professor of Sustainability at California, Berkeley...

“Dealing with and financing Transmission Projects is Essential” says Partner Jason Parker

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Quick Summary On the back to AEF22, we were lucky enough to talk to one the partners of Hunton Andrews Kurth, Jason Parker. We talked about: Their...
What about Corporate PPAs in Africa? An interview with Baker Mckenzie Senior Associate

What about Corporate PPAs in Africa? An interview with Baker Mckenzie Senior Associate

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Quick Summary Last year, we had the pleasure to catch up with Mike Webb, Senior Associate at Baker McKenzie, discussing about the paper he published...
How to improve Waste management with AI-based solutions? A fascinating talk with Elias Willemse

How to improve Waste management with AI-based solutions? A fascinating talk with Elias Willemse

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Quick Summary During the lockdown, we’ve continue to reach out to entrepreneurs and inspirational people from the continent. We’ve talked today to Elias Willemse, CTO...

Are tenders the answer for fast Solar deployment? DLA Piper Partners Duo enlightens us

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At the AEF 2019, as part of insightful discussions we had with leaders of the industry (Samaila Zubairu from AFC, Ricardo Machado from Aenergy, Romain Py from...

Jeanine Mabunda: “In the fight against Climate Change, Africa is the Swinging Factor.”

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Quick Summary In this thrilling podcast interview, we spoke to Jeanine Mabunda, Former speaker of the National Assembly of DRC. In the rich conversation we...
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Investing in Renewables and Flexible Gas is Key for Decarbonisation, says Wartsila VP

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Quick Summary In this thrilling podcast interview, we spoke to Kenneth Engblom. In the rich conversation we had, we cover multiple topics of great importance...
The Solar Path made perfect for Investors: Why you should back us? CEO at We-tility

The Solar Path made perfect for Investors: Why you should back us? CEO at...

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Quick Summary After a short break, we continued our discourse with Vincent Maposa, the CEO at Wetility. The second part of Wetility interview highlights the...
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Discovering Allsola, the New Solar all in one device, with Kenya Green Supply Co-Founders

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Quick Summary We were pleased to converse with the Co-Founders of the Kenya Green Supply Limited who shared a lot about their organization. The article...
Where are we for Infrastructure Investments? - AEF 2019 CEO Interview: Samaila Zubairu from AFC

Africa Infrastructure Investments and Trade – AEF 2019 CEO Interview: Samaila Zubairu from AFC

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In this Interview, RiA has been talking to Mr. Samaila Zubairu, CEO of Africa Finance Corporation
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Is Energy Storage the Silver Bullet to Africa Power Challenges? – A Chat with...

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Quick Summary The Sola Group HistoryWhy Storage is Important for AfricaEnergy Storage TechnologiesEnergy Storage CostsAdvice for countries on Regulation Listen to the Interview HERE Article RiA: Hallo! I’ve...