Cape Town will be hosting the annual African Utility Week conference today.
The 16th annual African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa is the only global meeting place, conference and trade exhibition for African power and water utility professionals to contribute to the development of the economy and also it offers a unique networking opportunity for engineers, stakeholders and solution providers.
The proffesionals participating in the conference have common aims and objectives which is to address the challenges, developments and opportunities that pop up in the power and water sectors.
At least 200 speakers will be sharing their professional ideas as they speak on the 16th African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa during the conference that will last for three days.
The welcome address will be delivered by the Energy Minister Tina Joematt-Peterson as the event kicks off at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) this morning.
The professionals and prominent speakers at the event will be discussing topics that are trending in the society especially those that are affecting the economic growth of a country such as nuclear energy, water scarcity and climate change.
The Africa Utility Week Conference is here to discuss, debate and seek solutions to enable adequate energy generation across the African continent.
The conference will serve as an opportunity for professionals in their various fields to debate policy, review industrial progress and market trends, discuss the efficiency of various public support mechanisms and public-private partnerships across the continent and review new data and the latest technological trends globally.
Also, The event will feature industry awards which recognizes, rewards and celebrates the successes of Africa’s power and water sectors. This encourages more effort and hard work.