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Christopher Camponovo replied to member's discussion How can we harness business to close the energy gap in Africa?
"Tim makes a couple of very good points of how governments and development partners can facilitate expanding energy access in Africa.  Indeed, a number of governments are doing just that -- whether it be DFID and USAID support for governments,…"
Jun 30, 2015
Christopher Camponovo replied to member's discussion How can we harness business to close the energy gap in Africa?
"You're right that a systems lens helps with the risk-benefit calculation, but only if you're an investor that recognizes the value in that kind of a consideration factored into the business case -- i.e., an impact investor. The problem, of…"
Jun 30, 2015
Christopher Camponovo replied to member's discussion How can we harness business to close the energy gap in Africa?
"Business has to be part of the solution.  Closing the energy gap absolutely, without any doubt requires private investment - state-owned utilities are clearly not only up to solving the problem, but many would argue that they're actually a…"
Jun 30, 2015
Christopher Camponovo replied to member's discussion How can we harness business to close the energy gap in Africa?
"Christian - I'm one of those people who argues that central utilities are not the sole solution...and, as you say, there are a number of challenges with smaller distributed generation projects.  One of the biggest problems is one you…"
Jun 30, 2015
Christopher Camponovo replied to member's discussion How can we harness business to close the energy gap in Africa?
"There are so many ways that the energy gap impacts life - and business - in Africa, that it's almost the wrong question to ask.  The better focus is on what development advancements could be made by increasing access to reliable,…"
Jun 30, 2015
Christopher Camponovo replied to member's discussion How can we harness business to close the energy gap in Africa?
"Investment, investment, investment.  If you speak to any investment promotion authority in Africa, they'l tell you that the first question a potential investor asks is about the power situation.  When you have to run auxiliary…"
Jun 30, 2015
Christopher Camponovo replied to member's discussion How can we harness business to close the energy gap in Africa?
"Hello everyone.  I'm Chris Camponovo, Senior Power Adviser at the Initiative for Global Development.  I'm also looking forward to the discussion."
Jun 30, 2015

Profile Information

Job Title
Senior Power Advisor
Organisation
Initiative for Global Development
Sector
I work for a non government organisation
Website:
http://igdleaders.org
About my work:
leveraging public-private partnerships to increase access to reliable, affordable electricity in Africa.
Topics on my radar:
Base of the Pyramid, Enterprise Development, Finance and Investment, Governance and Transparency, Partnerships, Social Enterprise, Technology, Trade
Other Topics on my radar:
Energy, Power

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