Digital Energy Festival for Africa

About Digital Energy Festival for Africa 2020

Date: 20th October - 26th November 2020 Registration is open - Register now!
Digital African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa

About Digital African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa 2020

Date: 24 - 26 November 2020 Location: Virtually Website The (digital) show will go...

Introducing the Rockefeller Foundation’s e-GUIDE Initiative

Exclusive interview with Jay Taneja, e-GUIDE Initiative Project Lead at the Rockefeller Foundation.

Eskom CEO addresses utility’s stability at #AUW-PGAF

Ten months into his tenure as Eskom CEO, André de Ruyter is pushing ahead with unbundling the debt-ridden state power utility in a bid to attract private investment.

Africa sees the beginning of a demand-side revolution

The demand-side revolution has begun. Aired by moderator Aaron Leopold, this was the key message at a fast-paced talk entitled “Building resilient incomes to ensure sustainable business models” on the second day of Digital Africa Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa on Wednesday.
hydro power

Promising future for small-scale hydro in Africa

Digital African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa saw an interesting discussion concerning the potential for development of small scale hydropower in Africa.

Keynote address 24 Nov: Africa’s transitioning energy sector

We look at how Africa is transitioning and the associated business opportunities.

Multi-million rand investment in SA biomass industry

Six companies, specialised in biomass valorisation, have teamed up to develop new business initiatives in South Africa using solid (woody) biomass.

Webinar 24 Nov: Small scale hydro opportunities in East Africa

Considering falling precipitation and changing weather patterns throughout Africa, the business case for small scale hydropower in decentralised areas is looking up.

Scaling up current innovations to meet the energy demand

Over the past decade, millions of people have gained access to electricity for the first time, in large part due to technology and business model innovation.

Digital Energy Festival: The countdown starts for #DAUW…

The countdown to the continent’s largest gathering space for the utility industry has started with an announcement that Eskom’s CEO will be in a one-on-one session during the event’s opening session on 24 November.

Eskom CEO answers tough questions at Digital #AUW on 24 Nov

During this year’s opening session of the Digital African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa on 24 November, André de Ruyter will open up about his time so far at South Africa’s state utility.

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