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.
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