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1 - 2 September 2020
Nairobi, Kenya

With the support of

Ministry of Energy Kenya

Conference Programme



Financing renewable commercial and industrial energy projects

18 Sep 2019

Case study: Financing a Solar PV C&I project: Opportunities and challenges


Panel Discussion:

  • When and in which countries will the next wave of new C&I projects be?
  • How can governments attract more FDIs?
  • Regulations
  • Challenges - Local currency financing, long payback time, lead to conversion time of projects, small size of new potential projects, the role of local banks etc.
  • Using block chain technology and flexible payment solutions to finance RE projects
  • Energy access programmes



Dan Klinck, CEO - East African Power
Amar Inamdar, Managing Director - KawiSafi Ventures
Roberto Martin, East Africa General Manager - SolarCentury
Pieter Joubert, Investment Director - CrossBoundary Energy
Chalker Kansteiner, Founder - GridX