For our clients looking to invest in the “green” energy sector, the African renewables market is occupying a growing space in strategic thinking. Projected GDP expansion and rapid population growth will drive up energy demand in Africa, which combined with the presence of rich renewable resources (including wind, solar, geothermal and hydropower) means that African renewables is seen as a clear growth market.

To help you navigate the investment landscape, we have produced a guide outlining recent developments and key considerations – regulatory advancements, financing opportunities and infrastructure upgrades. We have also highlighted some key challenges commonly experienced by developers and investors in the African renewables space to illustrate to you how they can be better anticipated and mitigated for successful project development.

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We hope that you find this guide useful. We are keen to speak with you about how we can help you achieve your strategic goals in the African renewable energy space. For more information, please contact any of the lawyers below or your usual Herbert Smith Freehills contact:


Sharif Abousaada

Sharif Abousaada
Of Counsel, Paris
+33 1 53 57 70 95

Brigette Baillie

Brigette Baillie
Partner, Johannesburg
+27 10 500 2632

Nina Bowyer

Nina Bowyer
Partner, Paris
+33 1 53 57 70 73

Joanne Elson

Joanne Elson
Senior Associate, London
+44 20 7466 2802

Biddy Faber

Biddy Faber
Consultant, Johannesburg
+27 10 500 2638

Eric Fiszelson

Eric Fiszelson
Partner, Paris
+33 1 53 57 76 63

Martin Kavanagh

Martin Kavanagh
Partner, London
+44 20 7466 2062

Christophe Lefort

Christophe Lefort
Partner, Paris
+33 1 53 57 74 00

Ross Lomax

Ross Lomax
Partner, Johannesburg
+27 10 500 2685

Rebecca Major

Rebecca Major
Partner, Paris
+33 1 53 57 78 31

Beatrice McGuire

Beatrice McGuire
Associate, London
+44 20 7466 2900

Bertrand Montembault

Bertrand Montembault
Partner, Paris
+33 1 53 57 74 19

Regis Oreal

Regis Oreal
Partner, Paris
+33 1 53 57 73 73

Sarah Pollock

Sarah Pollock
Partner, London
+44 20 7466 2786