Register now for Power-Gen & Distributech Africa 2017


Africa’s premier power sector expo and conference will be staged from 18 – 20 July at the Sandton Convention Centre

Power sector stakeholders from across Africa and abroad will converge at the Sandton Convention Centre this month, for the annual Ppower-Gen & Distributech Africa 2017 expo and conference. Focused on delivering end to end power technology and knowledge, the co-located events traditionally attract around 3000 attendees from governments, utilities, power producers, academia, consulting and power industry professionals, engineers and representatives of affiliated private enterprises.

Offering free access to the exhibition floor, POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa 2017 will showcase leading- edge power generation and distribution technologies and solutions; and support networking and lead generation through a B2B Matchmaking service for exhibitors and show visitors. Highlights on the exhibition floor will include a formalised Gen-X Theatre providing a unique platform for young engineers and power sector professionals to share their insights with industry players; while the Eskom

Workshop forum will offer presentations and case studies by the utility’s leading experts.

Delegates to the conference benefit from high-level presentations, papers and case studies across five tracks during the three days of the event, with the day one keynote to be delivered by South Africa’s Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown. Among the key topic focus areas are finance and investment, the digital technology revolution in power plant technology, decentralised energy solutions, models for industry sustainability, asset performance management, opportunities in renewable technologies, solar energy, bioenergies, trends in utility management, nuclear programmes and a progress report on visions for Africa’s energy future.

The event has also been awarded a pre-validation by the SAIEE of 2,5 CPD credits.

Atechnical site tour will take delegates on a guided visit to the Eskom Kusile Power Station Project on Monday 17 July.

Eskom’s new Kusile Power Station, near Emalahleni in Mpumalanga, is South Africa’s largest multibillion-rand construction project and, when completed, will be the fourth-largest coal-fired plant in the world.

Contact Leigh Angelo, PennWell, Tel 011 869-9153,


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