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- 18 July 2017 - 20 July 2017
- Sandton Convention Centre
- Johannesburg, South Africa
- 17 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
- Pragati Maidan
- New Delhi, Delhi - 110002, India
- 19 September 2017 - 21 September 2017
- Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC)
- Bangkok, Thailand
- 25 April 2017 - 27 April 2017
- Abuja International Convention Centre
- Central Area, Area 11, 900 Herbert Macaulay Way, Abuja 900001, Nigeria
Chinese solar panel manufacturers are targeting the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia markets, with large-scale investment in renewable energy expected to drive a rapid increase in demand for imported technology.
SPI Energy Co Ltd ,a global clean energy market place for business, residential, government and utility customers and investors, today announced that it has acquired 50% equity interest in two solar projects , currently under construction with combined capacity of 3.98 MW, from Japan-based EastAsia Group Co. Ltd
Horizon Utilities Corporation is pleased to announce the on-time completion of the second phase of a three-year modernization project in St. Catharines totalling $4.8 million.
Toshiba Corporation , an innovator in solutions for the hydrogen economy, will support a two-year study of power management to be done by Tohoku Electric Power Co., through its H2One™, hydrogen based autonomous energy supply system.
Uniper UK Ltd. has selected GE’s Power Services to provide plant equipment upgrades and advanced digital solutions aiming to boost the performance of its Enfield and Grain combined-cycle power plants in the high-demand regions of greater London and the southeast of England.
Great River Energy recently signed a purchase power agreement with an affiliate of NextEra Energy Resources LLC for a new 300-megawatt (MW) wind project to be built in south-central North Dakota.
APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, and GE announced they have renewed their strategic alliance to provide mobile turbine technology into the fast-track power rental market.
ACCIONA Energía now allocates two thousand megawatts (MW) of wind power capacity to provide adjustment services to the electric power system in Spain.
Atlantis Resources, a global leader in the tidal power sector, is pleased to announce that it is establishing a new internal division as part of its diversification strategy which will leverage the existing skill set the Company has accumulated during the progression of MeyGen, the world’s largest tidal power project.
Atlantis Resources Limited (“Atlantis” or the “Company”) MeyGen Update – Full Power Generation from Turbine #1
The EU is proposing to spend hundreds of millions of euros to help the budding ocean energy industry to provide a tenth of the bloc’s power by 2050. The boost would take the form of a €250m investment fund, with an additional €70m set aside for insurance, loans and guarantees, according to the roadmap for channelling the potential of wave and tidal energy.
Sustainable power generation and distribution in a constrained market is a top of mind issue
across Africa. Seeking to share knowledge and catalyse development that helps address
Africa’s power challenges, PennWell Corporation, the organisers of POWER-GEN &
DistribuTECH Africa, have issued a Call for Papers for the co-located conferences to be
staged in Johannesburg in July 2017.
Since inception in South Africa in 2012, the POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa
conference and exhibition has grown year on year to become a leading knowledge-sharing
platform for power generation and distribution industry experts and key players across
Africa. “In 2016, when we moved to more closely integrate POWER-GEN &DistribuTECH
Africa, the attendee numbers rose from around 2,000 the year before to over 3,000, with 95%
saying they planned to return in 2017,” says Event Director Feraye Gurel. “We see this as an
indication that our high-level presentations, advanced networking opportunities and the fact
that the events encompass end-to-end power technology and knowledge, meet the needs of
the pan-African power sector.”
Delegate research revealed that the 2016 POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa conference
drew considerable praise for its comprehensive content and the high quality of presentations.
Across four parallel tracks, featuring some 30 separate sessions and over 100 expert speakers
addressed conference delegates. In 2017, POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa will offer
the latest research and learnings, practical insights and strategic advice from a local, African
and international power generation and distribution experts and high profile power users.
PennWell Corporation invites proposals from speakers to present at POWER-GEN &
DistribuTECH Africa across the entire power generation and distribution spectrum.
To build on topics that were particularly well received in 2016, enhanced focus will be placed
on power sector strategy including design, policy and regulation, privatisation, integration of
renewables, project planning and financing, renewable projects and opportunities, and smart
For the full list of subject areas and to submit an abstract, please visit
The abstract submission deadline is 5 January 2017.
POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa 2017 will be presented by PennWell Corporation
from 18-20 July 2017 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. For
more information, please visit www.powergenafrica.com . See the video highlights of
POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa 2016 here
Exhibitors may also secure their exposure at POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa 2017.
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POWER-GEN Europe and co-located Renewable Energy World Europe, is the dynamic centre point, where a rapidly evolving power industry meets to gather information and compare views on shared opportunities and challenges.
AC Energy Holdings, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ayala Corporation, and as part of an Indonesian consortium and a Philippine consortium , signed Share Sale and Purchase Agreements with Chevron Global Energy Inc., Union Oil Company of California and their relevant affiliates for the purchase of Chevron’s geothermal operations in Indonesia and the Philippines.
Wärtsilä will supply a 101 MW Smart Power Generation plant to Pampa Energía S.A.in Argentina. Wärtsilä’s scope is to deliver a turnkey solution, including the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC).
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has confirmed that the ACWA Power and Harbin Electric consortium has begun construction of the 2400 MW Hassyan clean coal power plant in Dubai, based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) procurement model.
Nuclear Development LLC submitted the winning bid of $111 million for the 1,400 acre property near Hollywood, Alabama. The minimum bid was set at $36.4 million, just above the appraised value of $34.6 million.
New York Utility regulators have approved the proposed sale of the FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Oswego County, the Associated Press reported.
Recently, a project using CO₂ (carbon dioxide) plus O₂ (oxygen) in-situ leaching for uranium mining, conducted by the Tongliao Uranium Company (attached to the China National Nuclear Corporation), was nominated for the 4th China Grand Award for Industry.
FortisBC has received approval from the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) to modify rates for Fort Nelson natural gas customers, effective January 1, 2017.
BP has sanctioned the Mad Dog Phase 2 project in the United States, highlighting its long-term commitment to the country despite the current low oil price environment.
WBI Energy Midstream, LLC, an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of MDU Resources Group, Inc announced that it has entered into a purchase and sale agreement to sell its 50 percent non-operating ownership interest in the Pronghorn natural gas processing plant near Belfield, North Dakota.