African Utility Week (AUW)
|Event Date/Time: May 14, 2013 / 9:00 am - (GMT +2:00 hours)||End Date/Time: May 15, 2013 / 4:00 pm - (GMT +2:00 hours)|
|Registration Date: May 13, 2013||Time: 04:00:00(GMT +2:00 hours)|
|Early Registration Date: Mar 03, 2013||Time: 16:45:00(GMT +2:00 hours)|
|Abstract Submission Date: Oct 16, 2012||Time: 17:00:00(GMT +2:00 hours)|
|Paper Submission Date: Dec 26, 2012||Time: 17:00:00(GMT +2:00 hours)|
The 13th Annual African Utility Week boasts a world class conference combined with the largest showcase of technology machinery & solutions for the power and water sector in Africa. This market leading exhibition is the first port of call for senior decision makers from utilities, governments, large power users, IPPs, consultants, contractors and regulators to source the latest solutions and technologies to meet the needs of their organisations. Participating will enable you to make crucial contacts within the African power and water industry
If challenges around power generation, T&D, metering, clean technology, finance, reliability or energy efficiency are keeping you awake at night, African Utility Week will be the right place to find suitable solutions and help you optimise your organisation’s performance by acquiring the necessary skills and knowledge.
After 13 years of close collaboration with the African power sector, African Utility Week has established itself as the number one power exhibition and conference in Africa. Over 250 suppliers from across the world will be there to share their experience, case studies and best practices with you. No matter what challenges you are facing at work, you will find someone with the answer to your most pressing questions.
A world class conference programme and new exhibition opening times will double the engagement time between delegates and exhibitors. We have created a more engaging exhibition floor with product demonstration workshops, cocktail functions, free refreshments and meeting lounges that will business opportunities for our attendees.
African Utility Week is boasting the highest representation of any African utility event, with 25 out of 54 African countries attending in 2012. Any company with an interest in Africa’s power and water industry cannot afford to miss this flagship power and water event. South African utility Eskom and the Ministries of Energy and Water Affairs as well as local municipalities such as Johannesburg’s City Power and the City of Cape Town have been key event partners for many years. Large African utilities such as Tanesco, SNEL, Senelec, UEGCL, KenGen,, TCN, ZESCO, NamPower and many more have also been regular visitors over the years.
African Utility Week exhibition and conference will take place from 14 - 15 May 2013 (pre-conference workshops on 13 May and post-event site visits on 16 May) and will offer more than just an exhibition. Hands-on workshops, plenty networking opportunities, cocktail functions and supplier demonstrations will make this an unforgettable event.
Make sure you‘re not left behind in this ever changing market. Be the first one to bring the latest solutions to the table and tackle your challenges before they tackle you.
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Attend the Metering conference at African Utility Week to increase your knowledge on revenue protection and electricity theft. Hear about the most innovative smart metering project roll outs from across the continent and how you can learn from their experience, best practices on how to implement communication protocols and how to train your contractors on safe meter installation.
Explore new paths for smart grid roll outs, transformer management and transmission line maintenance and improve your grid efficiency when attending the Smart Grid/T&D conference at African Utility Week. Hear about how you can implement universal access programmes and cross-border transmission projects in Africa and how to quantify smart grid technologies.
Large Power Users
Revitalise your company’s energy efficiency strategy to reduce electricity consumption and save costs. Attend the Large Power Users conference at African Utility Week and learn how to reduce your carbon footprint and explore co-generation opportunities to bypass downtime and secure your production output. Learn about the ISO 50001 Energy Management Standard, the monetary value of wastewater and the way carbon tax will influence your business.
Finance & Infrastructure
Find out about the innovative funding and guarantee mechanisms that can allow you to make the most of the abundant natural resources on the African continent to tackle energy poverty in your region. At the Finance & Infrastructure conference of African Utility Week you will learn about China’s funding relationship with Africa and get the latest facts on the progress of the proposed BRICS Bank and how it will impact on your infrastructure investment.
The Generation conference at African Utility Week provides you with the opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge on how to implement a diverse energy mix to guarantee future energy security. You will learn about the latest trends for different generation technologies including nuclear, geothermal, coal and gas and you will brush up your skills on power plant maintenance and effective tariffs.
Clean Power Africa
At Clean Power Africa, major stakeholders from the renewable energy sector get together and network. This event, co-located with the 13th African Utility Week, facilitates information exchange at the highest level and explores clean generation as a feasible solution to fulfil Africa’s electricity needs.
After attending Clean Power Africa you will understand how your utility/company can gain from renewable energy initiatives and how the private sector is changing the clean power landscape. It will also help you decide on regional co-operation strategies. You will be able to debate how IPPs from the wind, solar and hydro industry will co-ordinate co-funding smart generation projects and gain knowledge on the best and most cost effective energy storage solutions.
Our exhibitors and sponsors are experts in the fields of power generation, transmission, distribution, metering, clean energy, energy efficiency and project management. No matter what challenges you are facing at work, you will find someone with the answer to your most pressing questions.