Clean Power Africa


    2012 – the year of sustainable energy for all


    Solar Energy2012

    Building a smart solar generation industry

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    It is my pleasure, on behalf of the City of Cape Town, to welcome delegates to the Clean Power Africa conference including the 5th Annual Hydropower Africa Conference and 2nd annual Solar Energy Africa, set to take place on the 4th to 5th of September in Cape Town.”
    Patricia de Lille, Executive Mayor of Cape Town

    Featured participants include:

    Honourable Minister Dipuo Peters,
    Ministry of Energy,
    South Africa


    Ayanda Nakedi
    Head of Renewables: Business Unit, Eskom, South Africa

    Doug Kuni,
    Managing Director, Independent Power Producers’ Association, South Africa

    Joanne Yawitch,
    Chief Executive Officer, National Business Initiative (NBI),
    South Africa

    Glenn Hodes

    Glenn Hodes, Senior Energy Economist & Program Advisor, UNEPO Risø Center, Denmark

    Lawrence Musaba,
    Co-ordination Centre Manager, The Southern African Power Pool (SAPP),

    > Download the brochure to view the programme

    Why attend?

    • Listen to new innovative mini-hydro schemes – all the latest

    • Hear how big hydro projects have overcome challenging dam

    • Decide best ways to retrofit hydropower to your smaller dams

    • Find new technologies to suit your hydro challenges

    What to expect?

    • Over 650 delegates from more than 40 countries

    • Over 30 speakers

    • More than 60 exhibitors from across the globe – THE place where all the major stakeholders in the solar energy industry network and do business

    • 2 day conference focussing on co-generation, decentralised concepts, energy storage, REFIT as well as legal and commercial considerations for structuring and financing solar power projects

    • Pre-event workshops focussed on large scale solar project development

    • Intimate networking sessions

    • Post-event technical site visits to South Africa’s first concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar demonstration plant

    • Destination – Cape Town! The first African city to develop an Energy and Climate Change Strategy in 2005 the winner of ICLEI’s Climate Change Leadership Awards in the Local Municipalities category

    > Register before 29 June and save up to R3000

    > Download the brochure

    For more information visit or contact our team:

    Mario Haddon, tel: +27 21 700 3547 or
    Malvin Kane, tel: +27 21 700 3525 or 

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