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Session Details

African Energy Innovation: Gaining momentum

Tuesday, March 10

03:30 pm - 04:20 pm

The African continent has seen the transformative power of technological innovations, such as mobile money services, so that today the region is the global leader in their adoption and use. Africa is on the cusp of applying technology and innovation to energy sector issues, from electricity access to energy infrastructure. Considering the unique history, culture, and languages across Africa, can startups make an impact on the region’s long-term energy dynamics? Can African startups be relevant globally?

Session Speakers
  • Daniel Berkove

    IHS Markit

    Senior Associate, Energy

  • Ademola (Demmy) Adesina

    Rensource Distributed Energy Limited

    Founder & Chief Executive Officer

  • Adetayo Bamiduro


    Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

  • Samba Cor Bathily

    Magik Energy Lab

    Managing Director

  • Amadou Ly

    Akilee S.A.

    Chief Executive Officer