Webinaire /// Le défi solaire de l’Afrique : faire le pont entre les financements et le potentiel solaire inexploité (en anglais)

Mardi 11 juillet /// 16H00-17H00 CEST (LES ENREGISTREMENTS SONT DISPONIBLES)


  • Présentation détaillée des solutions de financement actuelles pour les projets solaires en Afrique

  • Le défi de faire le lien entre les bons types de financement et les bons projets

  • Les possibilités d’accélération du développement des projets rattachés au réseau en Afrique

  • Les instruments financiers innovants qui répondent à la demande du marché

CHARLOTTE AUBIN-KALAIDJIAN /// FOUNDER & CEO - GREENWISH PARTNERS
Charlotte Aubin has 20 years of experience in environmental and infrastructure investment and financial asset management, including 8 years dedicated to international and Sub-Saharan Africa renewable energy. She is founder and CEO of GreenWish, a pioneer of renewable energy development and investment in Sub-Saharan Africa. Since 2014, GreenWish successfully raised $270 million equity, set-up of a team of 24 members with offices in France, Ireland, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire and Nigeria and completed the development, financing and commissioning of the first solar Independent Power Producer in West Africa, the 20 MW Senergy 2 solar PV project. GreenWish today has over 300 MW of projects in advanced development and a pipeline of projects of 1 GW. Charlotte is former Managing Director of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, where she she built the French and Swiss activities up to a multi-billion dollar asset level and developed a vast experience in project structuring and management, business strategy, team management as well as capital raising across different asset classes like infrastructure, private equity, cleantech, venture capital, agroforestry and real estate. She is committed to Women empowerment and Climate change. She is Board Member of Women in Africa Initiative and jury member of the Africa Energy Generation Prize.
CHARLOTTE AUBIN-KALAIDJIAN
FOUNDER & CEO /// GREENWISH PARTNERS
OUSSEYNOU NAKOULIMA /// DIRECTOR FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY & ENERGY EFFICIENCY - AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP
Nakoulima, a Senegalese, holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University Business School, USA and Master degrees in Engineering and Applied Mathematics from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines in Paris. He brings along more than 15 years of experience in energy, climate change, international banking and financial sector development. Nakoulima has been the Director at the Green Climate Fund in Korea since 2014, with global responsibility for partnerships, country strategies and project preparation support. He was responsible for managing relationships with 140 countries, advising them on how to develop low carbon and climate resilient programs, while managing substantial financial resources for technical assistance and project development. As member of the senior management team of the Green Climate Fund, he was instrumental in the successful launch of the Fund, which has mobilized significant resources for renewable energy projects globally. Before joining the Green Climate Fund, he worked at BNP PARIBAS from 2009 to 2014 in Paris and then in Senegal. As Deputy CEO of the local subsidiary, he positioned the Bank as lead advisor of the Government of Senegal in energy and infrastructure. He proposed innovative schemes to finance the overhaul of the electricity sector and coordinated the financing of a major airport project. He oversaw the mobile banking business to develop the concept for low-income banking and established new business lines including factoring, leasing and commodity finance. Nakoulima had earlier on worked at the African Development Bank as Senior Investment Officer between 2002 and 2009, having joined the Bank as a Young Professional. During that time, he developed projects in fifteen countries in power, water, sanitation and infrastructure and led teams in high impact transactions, including a corporate loan to Eskom, the power utility of South Africa, a private hydropower project in Madagascar and the Bank’s first Public-Private advisory activity for a hydropower program in West Africa.
OUSSEYNOU NAKOULIMA
DIRECTOR FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY & ENERGY EFFICIENCY /// AFDB

Webinaires:

WEBINAIRE 1 /// La question de la bancabilité du solaire en Afrique

WEBINAIRE 2 /// La gestion du risque de change dans les projets d’énergie renouvelable en Afrique

WEBINAIRE 3 /// Les grandes tendances du marché africain de l’énergie solaire PV hors réseau


Dans la perspective de la conférence Unlocking Solar Capital: Africa, nous avons organisé trois webinaires sur les thèmes suivants : les risques de change qui entourent les projets d’énergie renouvelable en Afrique, la question de la bancabilité du solaire en Afrique et les grandes tendances du marché africain de l’énergie solaire PV hors réseau.

Les enregistrements complets et les supports de présentation de ces deux webinaires sont disponibles gratuitement sur notre site internet.