Vendredi 26 Juin 2020
de 15:00 à 17:00
Débats Visioconférences
Ifri Paris

In this regard, the digital transformation taking place in Africa and which affects all segments of the electricity sector value chain, offers many opportunities. It should enable obsolete sub-Saharan networks to evolve towards smart grids. However, these developments will not be straightforward. This webinar will discuss how networks can be improved in the short-term while facilitating their gradual evolution towards smart grids.


  • Oumar Sylla, Acting Director Regional Office for Africa, UN-Habitat
  • Nat-Sy Missamou, Energy Director, Orange Middle East and Africa
  • Moussa Bagayoko, General Director, Yélé Consulting
  • Shawn Papi, Senior Technologist Smart Metering, Eskom
  • Anthony Mburu, General Director & Founder, Enerstore Africa 

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


Webinar held in English from 15:00 to 17:00 CEST. 
The day prior to the debate, registered participants will receive the link to join the session.