17
Nov
2020
Debates Videoconferences
from 16:00 to 17:30
This event is public
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LNG and Gas-to-Power in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges Ifri’s webinar series on Sub-Saharan power sectors

With the recent discoveries of large gas resources in Sub-Saharan Africa, cheap renewable energy sources, loose LNG markets with competitive prices, there is a unique momentum to accelerate the electrification of the continent with gas/LNG to power, solar and hydro as backbones. 

This would also help push economies on a sustainable recovery and foster development. Yet multiple coal power projects are still in the pipelines and only a handful of LNG to power projects are developed.

This webinar aims to discuss the prospects of gas-to power solutions combined with renewables as a potential energy transition and sustainable electrification enabler in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Olu Verheijen, Founder – Managing Director, Latimer Energy
  • Thomas Maurisse, Senior Vice President LNG, Total
  • Paul Eardley-Taylor, Head of Oil & Gas - Southern Africa, Standard Bank
  • Olivier Mussat, Chief Investment Officer – Global Energy, IFC

Chair: Marc-Antoine Eyl-Mazzega, Director, Ifri Center for Energy & Climate

Moderation: Hugo Le Picard, Research Fellow, Ifri Center for Energy & Climate

The debate wil be held in English.

 

Contact the organizers: 

For more information on the debate and for registration, please contact Cécile De Cordier: decordier@ifri.org

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