• mulilo
  • Abengoa
  • ACWA-Power
  • Mainstream
  • Enel-Green-Power
  • Mott-MacDonald
  • Sunpower
  • New-Southern-Energy
  • GG-Energy-Holdings
  • EagleStone
  • RMB
  • IDC
  • DBSA
  • Lereko
  • StandardBank
  • nedbank
  • Acciona
  • G7-Renewables
  • Jinko-Solar
  • GreenCape

The industry's biggest and best platform for business-critical networking, learning, and commercial growth is back, featuring even more industry decision-makers, high-level representations from government and private sector alike. Take a look at the key features for 2017:

200+ Attendees

Senior representation from all the serious wind and solar companies working in Southern Africa

40+ Speakers

(Inter)national government & C-Level speakers from key developers, financiers and EPCs

15+ Sponsors

Capitalising on exceptional industry exposure through exclusive sponsor & expo packages


Business-critical topics and fruitful opportunities for networking and discussion

Topics to Drive the Next Wave of Wind and Solar Projects

  • How to structure bankable projects:

    Receive critical insight into how successful developers and financiers have removed bottlenecks to secure long-term offtake contracts, so that you can successfully receive funding for your next project 
    See all regulation and infrastructure sessions here


  • Unlocking private Power Purchase Agreements in new markets:

    Grow your pipeline by discovering how to evolve self-funded projects into bankable Power Purchase Agreements, so that you can develop profitable projects in sub-Saharan Africa’s industrial and commercial power sector
    See all sessions on new and emergent opportunities here


  • IPP Grid Connection Solutions:

    Identify where to build and connect your Wind and Solar projects and avoid connection delays by receiving information about new and proposed transmission infrastructure projects in South Africa
    See all sessions on growing your business outside the REIPPP here


  • Opportunities beyond the REIPPPP:

    Hear developers, leading banks and financial institutions discuss the hottest investment opportunities and funding availability for renewable projects in sub-Saharan Africa’s hottest geographical markets
    See all sessions on growing your business outside the REIPPP here


  • CSP, PV and Wind development and optimisation:

    Developer-led forums hosted by CSP Today, PV Insider and Wind Energy Update will provide you with in-depth insight into how to develop profitable projects and optimize operational efficiency, including technology selection, financing, construction & installation, and operations &maintenance. 
    See all CSP development & optimization sessions here


  • The distributed generation revolution:

    Cash in on the decentralization movement in sub-Saharan Africa: hear innovating companies present current micro-grid and roof-top solar projects, their applications and the evolution of business models
    See all sessions on new technological solutions here


Reserve the 2018 brochure here

New event features for 2017

  • Pre-conference networking and wine tasting trip to local vineyard (March 6th)
  • Greater focus on sub-Saharan Africa’s project opportunities
  • Investor and developer speed networking sessions
  • 3 x developer-led technology forums dedicated to CSP, PV and Wind
Reserve the 2018 brochure here

Business Development Opportunities: Grow Your Market Share and Win New Business

Business Development Opportunities: Grow Your Market Share and Win New BusinessWith 500 of the industry’s top executives all in one place to develop their wind and solar businesses, Africa New Energy 2017 is the perfect opportunity to establish your name and increase your market share. Business development opportunities include:

  • Benefit from Branding by having your logo on the event website and all event materials so that you are visible as an industry leader
  • Host a meeting space at the conference by taking an exhibition booth from which you can display your expertise to prospective clients
  • Share your expertise by making a presentation to the conference audience which will show you as an industry leader and prompt interest in your product
  • Moderate the experts in one of our panel sessions - get on stage with the leading developers and EPCs
  • Purpose-build packages: Whatever your business development needs, we will build you a bespoke package. Simply contact Tobias Crow at tcrow@fc-bi.com to discuss your options


Discover Sponsorship & Exhibition Availability Here

What our delegates are saying

  • African Clean Energy Developments

    "I sincerely enjoyed participating in the event and I thought the attendance and quality of speakers was very high so well done!"

    - Mary Waller, African Clean Energy Developments
  • Arup

    "Thank you to you and your team for an excellent conference"

    - Arup
  • Rand Merchant Bank

    "It was my pleasure to participate in an excellent conference"

    - Siyanda Mflathelwa, Rand Merchant Bank
  • Mott MacDonald

    "Vibrant and informative"

    - Mott MacDonald
  • Hyundai Engineering

    "At CSP Today South Africa our team had many opportunities to form collaborations with global companies"

    - Jaboon Park, Hyundai Engineering
  • Mott MacDonald

    "Thank you very much for the wonderful New Energy Update conference in Cape Town. As usual, it was a pleasure to participate in it… we look forward to collaborating with you in a similar fashion in future wind and solar events in South Africa and worldwide"

    - Javier Relancio, Solar Programme Leader (Africa), Mott MacDonald
Reserve the 2018 brochure here

If you are interested in The Africa New Energy Conference 2017 please contact us:

Adam Minkley

Adam Minkley

Projects Director
New Energy Update
+44 (0) 207 375 7239 (Global)
+1800 814 3459 x7239 (US)
Email: adam@newenergyupdate.com

Tobias Crow

Tobias Crow

Business Development Manager
New Energy Update
Part of FCBI Energy
+44 (0) 207 422 4358 (Global)
+1800 814 3459 x4358 (US)
Email: tcrow@fc-bi.com

2017 Sponsor & Exhibitors

Gold Sponsor

  • CSDR

Silver Sponsors

  • Aggreko plc
  • rioglass


  • Juwi Renewable Energy
  • SAIA


  • enercon
  • TUV Nord
  • Wynlande