WiAP Webinar: Understanding Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)
Power Africa is a U.S. government-led partnership coordinated by USAID.
PowerAfrica launched the Women in African Power (WiAP) network to advance the participation and representation of women within the energy sector across the African continent.
The Women in African Power webinar series aims to share knowledge and build the professional skills of women active in Africa’s energy sector.
In WiAP’s fourth webinar, Understanding Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), participants were introduced to Power Africa’s Understanding Power Purchase Agreements handbook. To access the handbook, please click here.
The webinar was moderated by Ana Rojas, IUCN GGO, and included the following presentations:
- Power Purchase Agreements with Jay Govender, Director, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
- Regulatory Considerations for Power Purchase Agreements with Lena Mangondo, Head of Legal: IPP Office, Department of Energy South Africa
- De-risking a PPA with Chana Gluck, Legal Consultant
- Lessons Learnt from 5 Key Countries in sub-Saharan Africa with Nelisiwe Magubane, Chairperson, Matleng Energy Solutions
Power Africa is a U.S. government-led partnership, coordinated by USAID, with a goal of adding 30,000 megawatts (MW) of new electricity generation capacity and 60 million new home and businesses connections in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030.
View the video to learn more about Power Africa and Women in African Power (WiAP) in a webinar designed to introduce participants —particularly for women working in the energy sector—to this comprehensive and accessible handbook.