Africa’s Energy Transition – No One is Left Behind

Unpacking the realities of the energy transition in Africa is a top theme at Enlit Africa this year.

Formerly known around the continent as African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa, Enlit Africa has been connecting the utility industry on the continent for more than two decades. “June’s edition will bring new features to the line-up, including the first fully hybrid Enlit Africa event – with the Opening Keynote address taking place over two days and sessions streamed to attendees around the world via our digital platforms,” says Claire Volkwyn, Head of Content for Enlit Africa.

Enlit Africa’s programme highlights will focus on the changing energy sector, the transition and the technology bringing light to millions across the continent. Presentations and panel discussions will cover some of the following:

Keynote addresses focus on the collaborative efforts being undertaken to forward the transition across the continent.

  • Unpacking the realities of Africa’s energy transition
  • The future of gas in Southern Africa and Gas Master Plans
  • Alternative funding mechanisms
  • Scaling up your clean energy business
  • Financing transmission infrastructure
  • Revenue management in utilities
  • TID Rollover: Expediting rollover programme implementation for utilities with large install base
  • NERC Meter Installation Performance Dashboard “Measuring Meter Installation Progress at the Country Level
  • Asset life extension and protection
  • Improving the reliability and efficiency of supply
  • Unlocking wheeling tariffs at municipalities
  • Energy storage: the cornerstone of a successful energy transition?
  • Integrating BESS at a municipal level
  • Update on 100MW self-generation for commercial and industrial entities

Stephen Campbell, commercial project lead for the event: “We are pleased to be welcoming back industry leaders and associations including Eskom, the Department of Mineral Resources & Energy, City of Cape Town, WESGRO, SAESA and more”.

Register to attend the event HERE 

Author: Bryan Groenendaal

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