Redefining Africa’s Energy Future

DLO Energy Resource Group

About Us

DLO Energy Resources Group

Is a diversified group of companies operating within the energy and infrastructure sector in Africa. It comprises of an energy investment arm with a wide-ranging portfolio in the renewable energy sector including wind and solar PV technology and currently developing its portfolio amongst other energy technologies. Our goal is to become Africa’s largest wholly black female owned energy company with a diversified portfolio of energy assets across different technologies.

DLO also provides legal and regulatory advisory services through it advisory arm DLO Energy Resources Advisory (Pty) Ltd.

Lastly the group owns and operates a boutique energy & infrastructure events company through DLO Energy Resources Events (Pty) Ltd which in turn owns the Africa Power Roundtable.

Project Portfolio


DLO is a co-developer of two wind farms with the joint capacity of 244MW located in De Aar in South Africa. Both of the projects were successfully bid and closed under the third bidding round of the renewable energy IPP programme.

The wind farms have a combined capacity of 244MW making them amongst the largest wind farms currently being developed on the continent. Both projects are currently under construction.

The projects were also awarded “Excellent Projects in 2014” by the South African Wind Energy Association in November 2014. They were also featured in the September issue of Forbes Africa magazine.


DLO is a co-developer for 2 5 MW solar pv power plants in De Aar South Africa. One of the projects has been awarded preferred bidder status and is currently undergoing financial close.


Gas to Power –South Africa
• Partnering in a consortium for the bundled approach to the GTP Programme under the South African shareholding requirement.
• Provision of Ancillary services within the Gas to Power Supply Chain.

Renewable Energy - Nigeria
Currently developing a solar PV project pipeline of 300MW in Nigeria.


In addition to our development experience we bring experience in providing legal and regulatory advisory services to investors, developers and governments looking to develop projects or programmes. We have worked extensively in South Africa as well as other parts of the continent including but not limited to Botswana, Zambia, Kenya, Nigeria and Namibia.


DLO Energy Resources Events (Pty) Ltd owns and operates a boutique energy & infrastructure events company through which we own and operate industry conferences such as Africa Power Roundtable and African Women in Power

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Media & Awards


International Experience Power Projects


Our Awards in 2015 and 2016

Management Team

Linda Mabhena-Olagunju

Founder and Managing Director of DLO Energy Resources Group (Pty) Ltd. Olagunju has received recognition for her work within the energy sector and in 2015 she was by ESI as 1 of the 50 Most Influential People in the African Power Sector and was featured on the front cover of Forbes Africa magazine.

She is a member of the World Economic Forum and has contributed in panel discussions related to the power sector at the WEF Africa 2015.
She is also an advisor to the Minister of Energy in South Africa. In 2014 she was selected in Oprah’s Power List amongst the 20 most powerful women in Africa. Olagunju has also been featured on CNN’s Market Place Africa and CNBC Africa. She holds an LLB from UCT and an LLM from the University of Aberdeen. She is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa.

Khalid Olagunju

Director of DLO Energy Resources Group (Pty) Ltd. A Versatile Drilling / Completion Engineer in the upstream Oil and Gas Sector. Designed, Drilled and Completed oil and gas wells in the blocks OML 98, OML 147 (Previously OPL 175) and OPL 283 in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria.

In addition to his oil and gas experience Olagunju has gained experience in the renewable energy power sector and works closely with the EPC and O&M contractors on each project. He holds a B.Eng Degree in Mechanical Engineering and M.Sc in Oil and Gas Engineering from The Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, Scotland.

Panashe Christine Matangira

Personal Assistant / Events Coordinator of DLO Energy (Pty) Ltd. She is a highly motivated and hardworking individual, who is also working on completing her Bachelor in Business Administration Degree. Her career goal is to develop into a fully-qualified and experienced Financial Manager, with the longer-term aspiration of becoming a Chef Finance Officer.

Contact Us

The Business Centre, Cedar Rd & 3rd Street, Fourways, Johannesburg
Johannesburg, 2000

011 029 9868

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