Enlit Africa will kickstart its return on eight June with a visionary dialogue on the “5Ds of the power transition”, specifically: decarbonisation, decentralisation, democratisation, digitalisation and deregulation.
The opening session will characteristic native and world consultants unpacking how the evolution of the facility and power sector globally will even have an effect on native provide and alternatives, specializing in know-how, coverage and funding. Among the native consultants is South African Minister of Mineral and Energy Resources Gwede Mantashe who will likely be offering the opening handle for the occasion.
Same inspiration, totally different look
Enlit Africa, happening from eight to 10 June, is the brand new model for the Cape-town primarily based African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa convention and exhibition, which for greater than 20 years has been the flagship energy and power present for the continent’s power sector. The occasion had two very profitable, interactive digital editions final yr and rebranded in November 2020.
“With Enlit Africa we proceed our decades-long, proud partnership with the sector, providing the identical inspiration, dedication, worth and help,” says Chanelle Hingston, Group Director, Power & Energy for Clarion Events Africa, the multi-award-winning organisers of Enlit Africa.
“Over the three days, we’ll look at the power transition and the assorted methods by which new power imperatives will impression current and future infrastructure. And as all the time, you possibly can count on the very best content material and connections from us. We are excited to offer all our individuals entrance row seats to our extremely topical webinars, roundtables and tech showcases, introduced by trade professionals and world main suppliers.”
She continues: “We have made certain to focus on essentially the most thrilling sector developments across the continent which embrace direct entry to case research on Nigeria’s metering infrastructure and the way progress has been made in decreasing non-technical losses. We will likely be discussing the ever-important position of finance within the local weather adaptation challenges going through African utilities and the way the power transition will likely be enabled via know-how, technique and a coordinated effort throughout international locations and continents.”
Interactive, curated programme
The Enlit Africa CPD-accredited programme will moreover have a look at the essential position of cities within the power future, the position of hydrogen in Africa, and techniques for planning and implementing good grids.
“We look ahead to welcoming again the 1000’s of individuals which have made the present a hit over time,” Hingston provides. “Over the three days in June we’ve got a fastidiously curated, related and world-class programme, developed in shut session with the trade, and our distinctive audio system and suppliers will likely be out there stay on-line to supply help and reply questions on Africa’s power future. Enlit Africa will likely be extra interactive than ever earlier than!”
All content material will even be out there on demand following the occasion.
Eskom, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy and the City of Cape Town have been official internet hosting companions of the occasion for a few years and 2021 isn’t any totally different.
Global and native prime know-how and companies suppliers to the trade, together with Siemens, GE, Toshiba, Actom, Conlog and Landis+Gyr, are returning as platinum sponsors at Enlit Africa. Other trade supporters are Akilea, Huawei, Nyamezela Group and Ntiyiso Consulting.
ESI Africa, the continent’s main information supplier for energy and power information, is the official host publication whereas the Enel Foundation is again because the data associate.
Enlit Africa kinds a part of a worldwide sequence of occasions targeted on energy, power and utilities which have rebranded and are actually beneath one unified model, together with associate occasions Enlit Europe, Enlit Asia and Enlit Australia. The Enlit sequence is a part of the UK-based Clarion Events Group’s Clarion Energy Series, which runs over 40 occasions that cowl the oil, fuel, energy and power sectors, making it one of many group’s…