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Registration opens for 2nd Annual POWER WEEK AFRICA in Johannesburg

A five days electric power & energy conference, inclusive of 2-day focal point main conference, 6 supplementary workshops, multiple case studies from a wide array of perspectives, expert opinions and unrivalled insights into the African electric power & energy market prospects.

The 2nd annual POWER WEEK AFRICA conference on 9 – 13 September 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa is now open for registration. It promises an abundance of opportunities to network with C-level executives in the African electric power & energy industry ranging from regulators, national power companies, financial institutions, investors, renewable & IPPs, government ministries, policy makers, law firms and many more.

With the diverse pool of internationally renowned participants offers valuable insights on an extensive range of topics that concern the African electric power & energy industry today – financing, investment & guarantees, supply & demand, project management, electricity markets, governance, political risk, workforce development, tariffs, privatisation, renewable energy, solar, power generation, accessibility, affordability, technological advancements, mini grids, energy storage, off-grid solutions, managing losses and more.

The high-profile speakers from the continent of Africa and beyond are:

  1. Jeff Radebe, Minister of Energy, Department of Energy, South Africa
  2. James Momoh, Chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission
  3. London Mwafulilwa, Chairman, Copperbelt Energy Corporation, Zambia
  4. Eddie O’Connor, Chairman, Mainstream Renewable Power, Ireland
  5. Jonathan Amoako-Baah, CEO, GRIDCo, Ghana
  6. Mark Swilling, Chairman, Development Bank of Southern Africa, South Africa
  7. Agatha Nnaji, Managing Director, Geometric Power, Nigeria
  8. Cheikh Bedda, Director, African Union Commission, Ethiopia
  9. Josef Abramowitz, President & CEO, Gigawatt Global, Israel
  10. Garba Haruna, CEO, Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company, Nigeria
  11. Joseph Mutale, Professor, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
  12. Oumarou Hamandjoda, Deputy CEO, ENEO, Cameroon
  13. Alfred Mwila, Director, Energy Regulation Board, Zambia
  14. Benjamin Mugisha, Senior Underwriter, African Trade Insurance Agency, Kenya
  15. Saïd Mouline, CEO, Moroccan Agency for Energy Efficiency, Morocco
  16. Thembisile Majola, Former Deputy Minister of Energy, South Africa
  17. Valérie Levkov, Senior Vice President, EDF, France
  18. John Omollo, Chief Risk Officer, Export Credit Insurance Corporation, South Africa
  19. Lisa Pinsley, Director, Actis, South Africa
  20. Maher Chebbo, Chief Business Innovation Officer, GE Power, France
  21. Wim Jonker Klunne, Lead Coordinator, EEP Africa, South Africa
  22. Snehar Shah, General Manager, Azuri Technologies, Kenya
  23. Peter Oldacre, Head of Origination & Investment, Bushveld Energy, South Africa
  24. Kannan Lakmeeharan, Partner, Mckinsey & Company, South Africa
  25. Sampson Mamphweli, Director, Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies, South Africa
  26. …and many more

The POWER WEEK Africa conference will feature 6 supplementary workshops addressing cutting edge topics with Real Examples and Case Studies, including, Renewable Energy, Off-Grid Technologies, Energy Storage, Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), EPC Contracts for Energy Industry and Power Project Finance.

The POWER WEEK Africa Conference will also discuss on:

  • How to secure financing for power/energy infrastructure projects
  • Key renewable energy developments across Africa and hear expert opinions on the optimal “renewable energy mix”
  • The measures Africa can take to overcome the challenge of remote area connectivity and achieve greater electrification rates
  • Current trends in solar prices and the impacts new solar technologies bring to the table
  • Advancements in cutting-edge technologies and how Africa can access these innovations
  • Identify solutions to increase capacity development in the power/energy sector
  • What Africa needs to do attract investment and improve its long-term investment security in the power/energy sector
  • Establishing cost-reflective tariffs and the solutions to non-economical tariffs
  • Changing electricity markets, privatisation and how power can be made affordable for all
  • The approaches Africa can take to achieve a sustainable energy supply
  • How PRI/PRG guarantees are granted by DFIs

Email Reanne Lee to register your attendance before 21 June 2019 to enjoy early bird discount. For more information please log onto www.power-week.com/Africa .