Posts tagged as Sandton

The role of private sector participation in sub-Saharan Africa’s energy sector

The organisers of the 2019 Africa Energy Indaba, which is set to take place at the Sandton Convention Centre on 19 and 20 February, say that there is a strong correlation between electricity consumption and economic growth. However, electricity inaccessibility and unremitting power shortages hamper initiatives for economic growth and raising the standard of living […]

New technical models set to reduce costs of power generation, distribution for Africa

Innovative new technologies and architectures set to reduce the costs of power generation and distribution will be presented at the Power-Gen & DistribuTech Africa conference and expo which is set to take place at the Sandton Convention Centre on 17 – 19 July 2018. Speaking ahead of Africa’s premier power sector summit, experts outlined a […]

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 […]

Call for papers: Powering up a continent

PennWell, has issued a call for papers for Power-Gen and Distributech Africa 2018. The conference, themed “Powering up a continent”, will bring together up to 3000 key industry stakeholders from across Africa and abroad for three days of high-level debate and analysis in July 2018. In over 30 conference sessions across several focused tracks, Power-Gen […]

Africa needs modular distributed electricity generators

  Speaking to Energize on the eve of the 2016 Africa Energy Indaba in Sandton, Prof. Murat Mercan said the ideal technology for Africa is renewable distributed generation because it is the easiest and fastest way of providing a community with electricity. He says that modular generators, distributed across a community, or even a neighbourhood, […]