Sustainable Energy Seminar

A two day event on the 14th and 15th of June 2016

Reserve your seat for 14th June 2016
Reserve your seat for 15th June 2016

Sustainable Energy Seminar 14th June – Programme

Africa is the world’s most promising renewable energy investment destination. We look at success stories to date and investigate how to take things further.

SESSION 1 SESSION 2

Renewing African energy: The rise and rise of clean energy solutions

The rise and rise of clean energy solutions

Energy efficiency:

Achieving sustainability by working smarter

The rise of renewable energy in Africa:

The top IPP success stories from across the continent and how they are contributing to sustainable development.

Industrial energy efficiency in industry:

Investing in options that make financial sense.

From greenfield to green energy:

An investigation into the specific challenges that African conditions pose to IPP start-up projects and how they are being successfully overcome.

Best practices in energy efficiency in the residential sector:

Focusing on end uses to deliver services that meet basic human needs, but in a cleaner and more efficient manner.

Renewable investments:

An overview of the top-performing sustainable energy investment vehicles across Africa.

Designing more efficient commercial buildings:

The latest advances in achieving optimal energy efficiency improvements.

Panel discussion question:

Can South Africa’s prestigious REIPPP programme be exported to other countries in Africa?

Panel discussion question:

Are government policies successfully creating the conditions to encourage energy efficiency across the economy?

Reserve your seat for Energy 1 – 14th June

Sustainable Energy Seminar 15th June – Programme

Energy comes at an environmental cost – the question is what solutions to embrace without compromising on efficiency. Fortunately technology has advanced to the point that renewables are attracting significant investment funding.

SESSION 1 SESSION 2

Energy solutions to mitigate climate change

Urban energy

 Cutting down on coal:

A road-map for Southern African industry to wean itself off fossil fuel.

What Green Bonds can tell us:

A report on the financial and environmental benefits of the City of Johannesburg’s pioneering sustainable investment initiative.

Cutting-edge micro-grid opportunities Financing the transition to a new infrastructure paradigm in fast-growing secondary cities in South Africa: A case study of the Saldanha Bay Municipality.
 The Drakenstein municipality waste-to-energy project:

A blueprint for future waste-to-energy projects in Southern Africa

Powering the future:

The commercial opportunities presented by hybrid generation in a post-Eskom paradigm.

 Panel discussion question:

Are Africa’s energy programmes sufficiently cognisant of climate change?

Panel discussion question:

What kinds of urban mitigation actions have the greatest potential for reducing emissions?

Reserve your seat for Energy 2 – 15th June