Powergen Africa

24 - 26 November 2020
CTICC, Cape Town

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Free Knowledge Hubs

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Free Knowledge Hubs

Bring your team along to our FREE to attend demonstrations and workshops, where industry experts present practical solutions to improve your everyday work life and improve your output.

Our programme, extensively researched with utilities and municipalities across Africa, will provide you with practical experience and knowledge to make your job easier.

 

Technical Workshops

Workshop topics include:

Day 1

Maintenance of Coal and Gas Generation Plants 
Critical for loss reduction and the high performance of assets, this Hub will give you advice for effectively maintaining thermal generation assets

Smart Energy - Green Buildings 
Bridging the water and power sectors, hear efficiency saving case studies, discover the latest technology and gain inspiration for your building projects   

Solar 
Solar systems on a commercial, industrial and utility scale. A full day of lectures and discussions guiding your choices and approach to installation and maintenance.

Water               
Large scale technical solutions for utilities and municipalities 

Initiate! 
Initiate careers! Judges will set university students 3 days of challenges so they are exposed to real life scenarios and case studies and really optimise their time at African Utility Week

Day 2

Maintenance of Nuclear Generation Plants 
Ensure that you are following regulations and meeting international health and safety and maintenance guidelines    

Smart Energy - Metering and Demand Management                   
Understand how buildings are going smart and making efficiencies through demand management technology 

Wind
The latest advice and technology for Africa’s wind industry 

Water
Large scale technical solutions for utilities and municipalities 

Initiate!
The Innovation Hub is back to support water and energy startups looking to introduce their innovations to the market or to an investor audience.  African Utility Week sources game changing innovations

Day 3

Maintenance of Renewable Technology
A platform dedicated to supporting renewable energy companies with their maintenance needs 

Smart Energy -Electric Vehicles
For the 3rd year running, African Utility Week will show case the electric mobility solutions which are being rolled out across Africa         

Waste to Energy
Finding solutions for both waste management and electricity generation in Africa.  From concept to technology, discover how the industry are solving challenges 

Water
Technical solutions for commercial companies looking to reduce their company’s consumption of water

Initiate!
Initiate careers! Judging will take place following the 3 days of challenges set for university students.  Support the next generation of engineers entering the power sector by attending the short presentations and asking your questions.  Fill and internship role with a smart student or share your career advice. 

DAY 1

 

KNOWLEDGE HUB

Power Generation

  • Keeping the lights on for business owners:

 

STRATEGIC CONFERENCE

Finance & Investment and Strategy

  • Translating South Africa’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) into procurement and investment opportunities

Future & Investment and Strategy

  • The ‘just’ energy transition for Africa

Smart Energy

  • Grid resilience

Energy Revolution Africa

  • Productive use of power

 

 

DAY 2

 

KNOWLEDGE HUB

Power Generation

  • IoT capabilities and generation in the mining sector

Power Generation

  • Increasing efficiencies and maintenance

Small scale hydro day

  • Overview of the current status and potential of small scale hydro on the African continent

Smart Energy Hub

  • Water Energy Nexus – waster to value

T&D Knowledge Hub

  • Grid maintenance to reduce losses and build resilience

 

STRATEGIC CONFERENCE

Finance & Investment and Strategy

  • Surplus capacity and future planning – plotting out and optimising capacity and investment

Finance & Investment and Strategy

  • Capital and projects

Smart Energy

  • Cybersecurity and IoT

Energy Revolution

  • Do Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Incentives work?

Energy Revolution

  • Harnessing the power of self-generation in the Commercial & Industrial sector

Future Cities

  • Changing the grid to integrate wheeling and embedded generation

DAY 3

 

KNOWLEDGE HUB

Power Generation

  • Renewable energy and digitisation

Power Generation

  • Africa’s energy mix future

Energy Revolution Africa

  • Energy Access

 

STRATEGIC CONFERENCE

Finance & Investment and Strategy

  • Expansion vs extension – a strategic perspective on extension of life and capital investment decisions for generation assets

Finance & Investment and Strategy

  • Preparing utilities for private sector participation

Smart Energy

  • Battery storage

Smart Energy

  • Grid Expansion - planning and finance

Energy Revolution

  • Batteries for your renewable energy system: factors to consider

Future Cities

  • Accelerating the growth of the gas market in Africa

Energy Revolution Africa

  • Hybrid Technology

Future Cities

  • Profiting from waste-to-energy

AUW / PGAF

  • Utility turnaround scenario planning for ESKOM
     

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