Anergi has deep and proud African roots. We are a 100% African-owned, financed and
operated, world-class diversified energy provider. Anergi is wholly owned by two Pan-
African funds managed by Harith General Partners. Anergi's portfolio comprises of five
assets under investment comprising of gross +1,413 MW thermal and renewable energy, in
operation and construction stage, supplying >23mn customers, across 4 African countries.
The Anergi team has a stellar track record of developing all five assets in the portfolio with in-house project development capability and benefits from a strong financial standing and dedicated shareholder support. We aspire to be the leading African-owned and integrated energy platform and diversified energy sector aggregator.
Anergi was founded on a vision of creating a pioneering company that operates with agility, while exercising care in relation to the stakeholders it services and the environment in which it operates. Our business is underpinned by a strong legacy of access to global competencies in asset formation, capital markets, human capital and skills, as well as networks and relationships that support a driven company. Our management and governing board are ambitious, driven, and experienced.
Anergi is committed to providing diversified power to the African continent in a sustainable, efficient and cost-effective manner. We aim to achieve these goals by bringing to bear our substantial scale of operations, investment capital, development skills and respectful relationships with each stakeholder that we work with to build upon our strong foundations in order to power the upliftment of the African continent.
Anergi's vision is to increase access to and reliability of affordable electricity to the over 600 million people in Africa who still lack it.
Anergi's mission is to create and to profitably operate economically and environmentally sustainable energy projects, by being the leading African investor and operator in both renewable and non-renewable energy infrastructure.
As a leading player in the African sustainable energy sector, the Anergi Group is committed to these values:Our values are fundamental to everything we do as a business and guide every decision we make.
ENERGY VALUE CHAIN
Anergi shareholders, directors and management
The Anergi Groups leadership comprises of its shareholders, the Board of Directors and its management team. Anergi's leadership comprises of some of the highest caliber energy experts in the African region, capable of making a significant and ongoing impact on the sustainable energy industry sector across the continent through fresh, innovative thinking.
Tshepo Mahloele, is CEO of Harith General Partners, a specialist Pan African infrastructure investment company. Harith invests in five core infrastructure sectors; energy, transport, telecommunications, health and water and sanitation and manages Africa's first and 15 year fund, the $630m Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund (PAIDF). PAIDF1 is fully invested. Harith also launched the $435m PAIDF2. Mahloele is a Rhodes graduate with over 18 years experience in private equity, investment banking and project finance. He has also held various executive positions in institutions such as the Development Bank of Southern Africa, the Commonwealth Development Corporation and the Public Investment Corporation.
B COMM (HONS) (Accountancy), Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy (CTA), Higher Certificate Financial Markets
Mr Wessels joined the company from Absa/Barclays in 2007. He has a BCom Honours, Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy (CTA ), Higher Certificate Financial Markets. Before joining Harith, Mr Wessels had over 10 years of experience as Senior Consultant for Absa Capital and he was responsible for Project and Infrastructure Finance. Prior to this he occupied different positions (Business Consultant, Financial Manager/Director, Managing Director) in companies operating in the manufacturing and construction industries.
CA (SA), MBA
Sipho has over 10 years merchant banking experience. Prior to joining Harith, he worked for Investec Bank, Coronation Capital and African Merchant Bank in South Africa, with a focus on aircraft and plant and equipment financing, and various acquisition finance transactions. He is responsible for PAIDFs CIVH (DFA) and Main One Investments.
Abdool Fareed Soreefan
Abdool Fareed Soreefan, Director (Client Services), is a Chartered Secretary from the UK Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and holds a Masters in Business Administration (Finance), UK. He has 11 years experience as a Court Officer with the Mauritius Judicial Department and worked for about a year with the secretarial arm of KPMG as Deputy Manager being in charge of its secretarial and insolvency departments. He joined SANNE Mauritius on 1st August 1995 and is involved in fund set up/administration and oversees compliance/corporate secretarial matters. He serves as a director of global business companies and investment funds.
Indranathsingh Seewooruttun, Manager (Client Services) , is a Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Management from the University of Mauritius. Indranathsingh Seewooruttun has been with SANNE Mauritius for more than 10 years and has developed in depth knowledge of the financial services sector coupled with practical know-how on the operating, regulatory and compliance aspects for global business entities. Indranathsingh Seewooruttun currently heads a team of 10 persons and oversees a diversified portfolio comprising of a mix of financial and non-financial services entities (including closed-end funds, investment advisors and investment holding companies). He is also involved in fund structuring and set-ups and has been exposed to the main areas of the industry including legal, tax, accounting, financial reporting, administration and corporate secretarial fields. He serves as a director of global business companies and investment funds.
Emile Du Toit
Mr Du Toit, (CA) SA was Head of Corporate Finance at the Development Bank of Southern Africa in South Africa. He has over 11 years of relevant Corporate Finance experience, having joined the DBSA as an Investment Officer. He has been involved in many high profile transactions and currently serves as a Director and trustee in the governing boards of several institutions.
Bcom Hons, MBL
Pani is a seasoned professional with many years of transactional experience in project finance, private equity, investment banking and corporate finance. Prior to working for Harith she was an executive at the Development Bank of Southern Africa. She worked for several financial institutions, including Public Investment Corporation where she funded and managed BEE transactions with the value of R43 billion; African Harvest Capital and ABN Amro, where she was employed in corporate advisory services. Prior to African Harvest Capital and ABN Amro, Pani also spent five years at the Development Bank of Southern Africa, working in the Project Finance Unit.
Virginia de Ujfalussy
BA, LLB, LLM
Virginia is responsible for all legal matters regarding Hariths investments including due diligence, structuring, negotiation, vetting, comprehensive legal risk analysis and mitigation as well as the oversight of all shareholder, project and transaction agreements. Prior to joining Harith, Virginia worked for South Africas premier development finance institution, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) . Virginia has worked in equity, debt and project finance in several cross-border Africa investments and projects.
Anergi is a major shareholder in Amandi, a 192 MW gas turbine plant located at Aboadze, Ghana.
In the sub-Saharan country of Kenya, the Anergi Group is currently involved with two projects: the Rabai Power Plant and the Lake Turkana Wind Power Plant. The Rabai Power Plant produces 90 MW through its five diesel generators which currently operate on heavy fuel oil but are set up to be converted to natural gas in the future. The plant is able to provide power to over 400,000 households and businesses in Kenya. The Lake Turkana Wind Power Plant is easily the biggest wind farm in southern Africa with 365 wind-turbines spanning over 16,000 hectares. It harvests the strong and predicable wind streams in the Eastern African Rift to produce 310 MW which will power one million homes representing 15% of Kenyas power needs.
Anergi Group is a shareholder in Azura-Edo, Nigerias first privately funded IPP. Azura-Edo is a 450 MW open cycle gas turbine power station and is phase one of a projected 1,500 MW facility.
The Anergi Group is a majority shareholder of the Kelvin Power Station, which supplies 12% of the power needs of the City of Johannesburg. Kelvin Power Station is licensed to produce 600 MW of power, and it is a plant held by Anergi for future redevelopment as a gas fired power station.