PROGRAM OVERVIEW - DAY 1

Welcome Coffee & Registration
Word of welcome
Opening Panel
Africa develops solar - fostering African initiated enterprises & projects Business cases and panel discussion

Separation into two tracks

Session A:
• Scaling on-grid developments: an analysis
• Financing utility scale solar in Africa:
addressing the elephant in the room
• Breaking the waiting game:
making solar projects in Africa bankable

Session B:
• What's next for equity investment in off-grid solar?
• New approaches to blended finance to scale off-grid solar

PROGRAM OVERVIEW - DAY 2

Welcome Coffee & Registration
Word of welcome
Topical sessions
• Mini-grids - financial structuring and risk mitigation
• European utilities coming on stage - changing the dynamics of the industry
• Cutting edge tech-innovation and influence on ROI
• When companies turn to solar - C&I and its productive use

Separation into two tracks

Session A:
• Solar incubator

Session B:
• Pursuing profitability in low-income contexts


The solar future Africa: explore what is next for Africa’s solar industry
Closing keynote
Closing remarks
Matchmaking
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