SESSION 2: Capitalizing on the Region’s Renewable Energy Potential: The role of IPP investments (Room Adan Sonia)

Moderator: Pape Ibrahima Niane, Director of Electricity

Panel Discussion:

• Kodjo Afidegnon, Senior Business Development Manager, InfraCo Africa, Senegal
• Gabriel Tine, Project Manager, Vestas
• Ibrahim Togola, Chairman, Africa Power Investment Holding Company, Mali
• Xavier Mulliez, Voltalia
• Djiby Ndiaye, Director General, ANER
• Malick Bencherchali, Managing Director -BD, Phanes Group

Discussions/Q&A

Side Event #3: End-user finance solutions for clean Cooking and Lighting

Moderator: Milan Rusnak/Emmanuel Ackom – DTU/CCAC

Introduction of the Session and Presentation of the Panelists, Milan Rusnak /UNEP DTU

Panel Discussion:

• Mrs Iniobong Abiola-Awe – Min. of Environment, Nigeria
• Yekbun Gurgoz – CCAC
• Tara Ramanathan – Nexleaf
• Toyin Emmanuel-Olubake – ACUMEN
• Mahama Kappiah – ECREEE
• Enamul Karim Pavel – IDCOL
• Francis Vazheparambil – SMB Nigeria
• Musah Salah – ECOBANK
• Nate Heller – PEG Africa
• Peter George – Clean Cooking Alliance
• Secou Sarr – ENDA
• Femi Oye – GEBiofuels