With all the infrastructures, services and advantages of the European lifestyle, the Canary Islands enjoy a privileged geo-strategic position to operate efficiently in Africa.
APR Energy provides cost-efficient reliable electricity, on a fast-track basis, anywhere in the world. We leverage state-of-the art technology and industry-leading expertise to provide utility and industrial customers with fuel-efficient turnkey plants that are rapidly deployed, customizable, and scalable.
DRY ROCK ENERGY (DRE) is a pioneer in Spain in the area of exploration, research and implementation of geo-thermal projects. DRE is in partnership with a Norwegian Technology company that has geo-thermal projects and plants in operation in Kenya and Indonesia and holds the best technology and the most advanced patents in the industry. From the Canary Islands, they are set to tackle future projects in Peru and Cape Verde
Atos Canarias, an Atos Group company, the largest European capital ICT company with some 200 employees in the Islands. They specialise both in the Public Sector and as an SD and HD centre...
The Canary Islands Department of Economy, Industry, Trade and Knowledge is promoting a co-branding initiative, featuring the claim "together we´ll go far". Its aim is to promote the Canary Islands brand, "European business hub in Africa", among Canarian companies that are developing strategies to break into the African market.
In recent years, African governments have adopted and implemented Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) policies as well as national programmes to promote the investment and development of the necessary infrastructure.
For over a decade now, continental Africa has been growing and now presents a world of opportunities and prosperity. Businesses from around the world are tapping into its world record growth rates. The Canary Islands, Europe’s outermost region and located just off the West African coast, is fast becoming a gateway to an improved African business climate owing to its trade and institutional relations with the continent as well as greater connectivity between the two.
Digitalization has the potential to do for Africa what railroads did for Western economies in the 19th century. The digital transformation is not just about communication. It is about recognizing that information is the new business currency.
A few weeks ago representatives from a variety of Canadian mining companies visited the Canary Islands to explore the possibilities of using the islands as a platform to consolidate their ties with Africa. Their aim was to get to know, in depth, the Island’s experience and capacities as geo-strategic hub for operations in Africa. This is a clear sign that mining companies see Africa as a growing market.