POWER WEEK 10 - 14 September 2018, Johannesburg



For the very first time since its inception in 2015, POWER WEEK is now destined for the continent of Africa this 2018.

POWER WEEK Africa is an international conference & summit specially designed for the African power & energy industry, promising 5 days of premium networking opportunities that consists of a 2-day main conference, 5 supplementary workshops, multiple case studies from a variety of perspectives, expert opinions and unrivalled insights into the African power & energy market prospects.

POWER WEEK Africa promises an abundance of opportunities to network with C-level executives in the African power & energy industry ranging from regulators, national power companies, financial institutions, investors, renewable & IPPs, government ministries, policy makers, law firms and many more. This will be your chance to interact with key players of the African power & energy industry – all at one platform!

With our diverse pool of influential participants, you are guaranteed valuable insights on a wide range of topics that concern the African power & energy industry today – climate change, renewable energy, energy mix, energy efficiency, government regulation & policies, privatisation, financing & investment, cost reflective tariffs, power infrastructure development, smart grids & mini grids, key advancements in technology, energy storage, metering, distribution, revenue collection and so much more.

Grab this opportunity to be one step ahead in the industry - POWER WEEK Africa is definitely not to be missed!


This year’s conference will address cutting edge topics with Real Examples and Case Studies including:


Date: 11 – 12 September 2018

POWER WEEK Africa Main Conference 4 – 7 September 2018

Workshop A:Mastering Renewable & Alternative Energies 10 September 2018

Workshop B:Power Project Financing 13 September 2018

Workshop C: Energy Efficiency 14 September 2018

Workshop D: Energy Storage 17 - 20 September 2018

Workshop E: Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)


List of expert speakers from best industry players in the world


  • 1.Jeff Radebe, Minister, Department of Energy, South Africa
  • 2.TBA, Chairman, NERSA, South Africa
  • 3.Jabu Mabuza, Chairman, Eskom, South Africa
  • 4.Musiliu Oseni, Commissioner, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Authority, Nigeria
  • 5.Nii Darko Asante, Director, Energy Commission, Ghana
  • 6.Isaac Doku, Director, Volta River Authority, Ghana
  • 7.Jonathan Amoako-Baah, CEO, GridCo, Ghana
  • 8.Ziria Tibalwa Waako, CEO, Electricity Regulatory Authority, Uganda
  • 9.Munyaradzi Munodawafa, CEO, Zambezi River Authority, Zambia
  • 10.Aliou Dia, Regional Team Leader, UNDP, Ethiopia
  • 11.Chris Antonopoulos, CEO, Lekela Power, UK
  • 12.John Wood, CEO, Ecoult, Australia
  • 13.Lara Bezuidenhoudt, Partner, Fasken LLP, South Africa
  • 14.Richard Munang, Regional Climate Change Coordinator, UN Environment, Kenya
  • 15.Mahama Kappiah, Executive Director, ECREEE, Cape Verde
  • 16.Daniel Gizaw, CEO & President, dVentrus Technologies, Ethiopia
  • 17.Abubakar Sani Sambo, Chairman of the Nigerian Member Committee, World Energy Council
  • 18.John Donnachie, CEO, Ibadan Distribution Company, Nigeria
  • 19.Ahmad Zakari, COO, GE Power, Nigeria
  • 20.Oliver Andrews, Chief Investment Officer, Africa Finance Corporation, Nigeria
  • 21.Paul Currie, Chief Investment Officer, Development Bank of South Africa
  • 22.Jasandra Nyker, CEO, BioTherm Energy, South Africa
  • 23.Bill Price, Country Manager, Enel Green Power, South Africa



… and more. To find out the speakers’ profile, visit www.power-week.com/Africa/Speakers


Why you should not miss POWER WEEK Africa 2018?


1. Network with influential figures

Opportunities to network with some of the biggest names in the industry

2. Diverse perspectives

Understand the industry from a variety of different perspectives - from regulators to national power & energy companies

3. Solution oriented discussions

Find solutions to key issues facing the African power & energy industry

4. Gain a competitive advantage

Stay ahead of your competition with valuable insights exclusive to this event

5. Experiential understanding

Experience the successes and pitfalls of our experts through multiple case studies

Need more reasons to attend?

- Stay up to date with the latest topics, issues and trends in the African power & energy industry

- Find out the best approaches to mitigating losses from metering and theft of power

- Hear from the viewpoint of the government with regards to government commitment, priority projects and guarantees

- Understand the role of regulators and their impact on the industry

- Learn the current and future advancements in technologies

- Acquire intel on the most up-to-date government policies

- Exchange experiences with C-level executives all across Africa

- Learn from renowned experts in structuring bankable projects and acquiring financing for projects

- Gain a firm understanding of cost-reflective tariffs

- The opportunity to have your questions answered first hand by our pool of experts

- Expert opinion on the most optimal ‘energy mix’

- Key strategies to improve energy efficiency & reliability

To attend/sponsor/exhibit/enquiry, please contact:

Vincs Kong

Tel: +65 6325 0351 | Email: vincs@power-week.com


To join the discussion:

LinkedIn Group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/POWER-WEEK-6985809

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/powerweeksg

Twitter: @powerweeksg

Official Website: www.power-week.com/Africa

Sponsor/exhibitor contact

Vincs Kong
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