Posts tagged as Indaba

The evolution of the electricity sector and the role of innovation

The energy industry, particularly the electricity sector, has undergone exciting developments over the past two centuries. From fulfilling the basic functions of lighting and cooking at the turn of the 19th century, electricity is now the backbone of the world’s economy and a basic societal need. In his keynote address at the 2018 Africa Energy […]

Future trends and the way forward for women in the African energy sector

The fourth annual Women in Energy Conference, which is to be held as a side event of the African Energy Indaba (AEI) on 19 February 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre, is designed to aid an increase in leadership and the development of women involved in the African energy space. This one-day forum will provide a […]

Innovation and blockchain tech high on the agenda at the tenth Africa Energy Indaba

Leading figures within the African energy scene will convene at the tenth Africa Energy Indaba, the World Energy Council’s annual African regional meeting, to discuss the importance of innovation and regional integration at a time when the energy sector is undergoing a major transition. The World Energy Council will host a high-level energy leaders’ dialogue […]

Conference for African independent power producers

  This year promises to be another very active year for independent power producers (IPPs) and energy projects throughout the sub-Saharan Africa region and across various technologies. Scott Brodsky, a partner at Macfarlanes, an international law firm, says there is huge international investor focus on IPPs due to the power shortages and load shedding in […]

Province leads the way in renewable energy

  Gauteng is to use renewable energy sources to help the province to reduce its electricity demand and carbon footprint. Opening the Africa Energy Indaba in Sandton on 17 February 2015, the MEC of Gauteng’s department of infrastructure development, Nandi Mayathule-Khoza, said that the province will focus on recovering landfill gas as an energy source, […]