Event News

The latest news regarding upcoming African power and energy industry events, conferences and other engagement touchpoints, including programs and speakers as well as date changes.

Deadline extended: African Utility Week call for papers

The advisory board and management of African Utility Week, Africa's leading trade exhibition and conference for the power and water sector, invites you to submit abstracts for papers and panel proposals for the 2013 African Utility Week conference to be held from 14 - 15 May 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa and the pre-conference workshops to be held on 13 May 2013.

High-level Deutsche Telekom presence again at Metering Europe in Amsterdam in...

Information technology and processing will play a decisive role in tomorrow's energy industry says Gabriele Riedmann de Trinidad, head of the Group business area Energy at Deutsche Telekom.  She once again heads up a high-level delegation to the annual Metering, Billing/CRM Europe which takes place in Amsterdam from 9-11 October. 

The Africa Infrastructure Forum: meeting the needs of Asian stakeholders in...

The Africa Infrastructure Forum (AIF:2012), will take place from 31st October to 2nd November 2012 at the Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel in Hong Kong, China.

EAPIC highlights energy opportunities in Tanzania’s utility sector

The East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC) and co-located Water Utilities East Africa, has highlighted opportunities within the Tanzanian power and water sectors to the more than 300 delegates and exhibitors who are attending the event.

Brand Ambassadors meet to discuss programme for largest power conference and...

Friday 7 September will see the first of a series of meetings of the African Utility Week Brand Ambassadors.  These meetings will be used as kick off points to the development of the conference programme where discussions will centre around the most pertinent topics, themes and speakers for African Utility Week 2013.

Spintelligent appoints new event director for African Utility Week

Leading Cape Town-based confex organiser Spintelligent has announced the appointment of Russell Hughes as Event Director for its leading event, African Utility Week.  Russell joins the company from the Clarion Events head office in London in what is a new position in the event team – an indication not only of the growth of the conference and exhibition but also of Spintelligent’s ambitions for the event.  The 12th edition of African Utility Week took place in May in Johannesburg this year and broke records on all fronts.

Smart Homes 2012: will government regulations stimulate or stifle the market?

Increased government regulations in the smart homes arena could help shape the future of the smart homes market says Smart Homes 2012 director Ed Butler.  The event will gather the leading minds in the smart homes industry in Amsterdam in October and forms part of the largest European utilities event with more than 6500 energy professionals attending.

‘Women are clearly underrepresented in this industry both in decision making...

Clean Power Africa

Carole Rosenlund

Interview with Carole Rosenlund, Project Manager, ICH - International Centre for Hydropower, Trondheim, Norway. Carole is a speaker and panelist in the Clean Power Africa conference closing session on: “Human capital development and retention in Clean Energy”.

Can you give us some background in terms of your position at the ICH with regards to skills management etc.

African Utility Week: a truly world class showcase of power and...

The annual African Utility Week conference and exhibition has solidified its reputation as the continent’s largest exhibition for utilities and large industrial end users with record visitor and exhibitor numbers.

Renewables visionary speaks at Clean Power Africa in Cape Town in...

The internationally renowned renewable energy expert, Christine Wörlen, is delivering the keynote address at the upcoming Clean Power Africa conference and exhibition in Cape Town in September. 

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