22 – 25 February 2010, Durban ICC
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Your opportunity to meet visionary leaders from utilities, government, financiers, regulators, power pools and vendors.
The annual highlight of the African utility industry calendar for over a decade, African Utility Week comes to Durban in February 2010 for its 10th annual event. Already established as Africa’s largest utility conference and exhibition, it brings together over 2,000 major players in power and water.
African Utility Week will bring real insight into optimising the revenue potential of your utility through smart metering and revenue protection; the realities of running your utility as a commercial enterprise and strategies to get the most out of your existing infrastructure through rehabilitation. The role of renewable energy is examined as part of a comprehensive energy mix and issues around rural electrification and access to water will be debated by industry visionaries.
African Utility Week, not-to-be-missed, dedicated breakout sessions:
Cost effective strategies to meet your generation capacity requirements – balancing state and private participation, existing and new build projects and optimising your energy mix.
Smart Grids/Transmission & Distribution Africa
Smart Grids/Transmission & Distribution Africa will examine private participation and unbundling, power pools and the development of the smart grid in Africa. Efficient transmission, distribution and a well planned grid are vital to economic development.
Metering, Billing/CRM Africa
Established as the industry’s foremost event, the 11th Metering, Billing/CRM Africa conference enables you to develop a smart metering plan to meet your utility’s needs. Learn from practical experience of managing meter assets, meter data management, AMR and AMI programmes, and smart billing options.
Renewable Energy Africa
Assess the role of renewable energy in your energy mix. Africa’s sustainable energy experts explain the implications for increased access to energy and risk reduction, and address your concerns about the cost effectiveness and financing of renewable energy infrastructure investments.
Water Utilities Africa
Showcasing best practices in revenue management, reducing losses from unaccounted for water, public private participation, and how to develop a comprehensive water security plan. Realise the full financial potential of your water utility!