Energy Opportunities in Africa: The Bankability Test

African governments are becoming more ambitious with the development of energy projects. The main challenge on this matter is the bankability of the off taker who requires a sovereign guarantee. For African economies, it is important to focus on large scale projects to solve high priority problems as opposed to focusing on several smaller projects.


Amyn Mussa, Anjarwalla & Khanna


  1. Akinwole Omoboriowo II, Genesis Electricity
  2. Ameet Shah, Astonfield Renewables
  3. Francis Koome Njogu, Gulf Energy
  4. Nicolas Bruynooghe, Elicio
  5. Osman Qureshi, Mubadala Infrastructure Partners Ltd
  6. Vahid Fotuhi, Access Power

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