Awards Sponsors

Lead Sponsor

Huawei is a leading global ICT solutions provider. Through our dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, we have established end-to-end capabilities and strengths across the carrier networks, enterprise, consumer, and cloud computing fields. We are committed to creating maximum value for telecom carriers, enterprises and consumers by providing competitive ICT solutions and services. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 170 countries, serving more than one third of the world's population.

By leveraging our strong R&D capabilities, comprehensive technical expertise, and continuous technical innovations, Huawei is committed to building an open, flexible, resilient, and secure platform in the enterprise market to orchestrate a sustainable, multi-win ecosystem. Following the principle of Business-Driven ICT Infrastructure (BDII), Huawei teams up with customers and partners in joint innovations. By doing so, we help customers from a variety of industries – including government and public sectors, finance, energy, transportation, and manufacturing – stay ahead in the new ICT era, and jointly build a Better Connected World.

Outstanding Woman of the Year: Power/Water

Eaton’s electrical sector is a global leader in power distribution, power quality, control and industrial automation products and services. Eaton’s global electrical product lines provide customer-driven PowerChain Management® solutions to serve the power system needs of the data centre, industrial, institutional, government, utility, commercial, residential, and OEM markets worldwide. 

Young Energy Leader Award

KPMG in South Africa goes to market by line of business or industry, serving all of the key sectors across the economy. With over 3400 staff and more than 230 partners, we are one of the largest audit, tax and advisory firms in the country. We always act with a clear purpose, making a real difference while keeping future generations in mind by inspiring confidence and empowering change.

Outstanding Contribution Award: Power

The operational companies, Steinmüller Africa and Bilfinger Intervalve Africa, within the holding company of Bilfinger Power Africa, are committed to BBBEE principles and the transformation of South Africa. Torre Technologies (Pty) Ltd., a BBBEE company, owns a 25.1% share in Steinmüller Africa, whilst Lithemba Investments, a black-women-owned company, owns a 50% share in Bilfinger Intervalve Africa.

Steinmüller Africa is part of international engineering and services group, Bilfinger SE and has been providing highly competent solutions and services for every phase of a power plant‘s life-cycle for 54 years.

The company’s core business is the design, maintenance and repair of steam generation systems as well as manufacturing steam plant components at its own manufacturing facilities.

Steinmüller Africa is a trusted partner to the power generation, petrochemical, renewable energy, paper and pulp and allied industries, is known for multi-service solutions and specialises in industrial and utility boilers.

Power Utility of the Year

Lucy Electric specialises in high-performance medium voltage switchgear, providing secondary power distribution and automation solutions safely and reliably to homes and businesses worldwide.

Products & Services: SCADA Systems, Smart Grid Solutions, Switchgear, Substation Automation

Water Utility of the Year

SBS® Water Systems (PTY) Ltd are the proud manufacturers of SBS® Tanks, and are the visionary company that pioneered Zincalume® tanks to the South African marketplace in 1998, providing unparalleled service excellence as the premium liquid storage solution for multiple applications.

SBS Tanks® are the preferred solution in the South African Mining, Municipal, Fixed Fire Protection, Water Conservation and Food & Beverage Industries. What sets the company apart from its peers is the ability to go beyond simply supplying a liquid storage solution. SBS® engages on all levels of a project; from brief and design, through to completion, ensuring not only a world-class installation, but positive client experience.

The SBS® range of tanks has been engineered, designed and developed from over 18 years of practical experience in the water storage industry and continues to improve from strength to strength. SBS® Water Systems (PTY) Ltd. are ISO 9001:2008 accredited, and are proudly affiliated to various professional bodies and organisations.

Large Scale Renewable Energy Project (10MW +)

Small-Scale Sustainable Energy Project (under 5MW)

Enel Green Power is the major global operator in developing and managing energy generation from renewable sources at international level, with a presence in Europe, the Americas and Africa.

Category Presenting Partner

The Coega Development Corporation (Pty) Ltd (CDC) is operator of the largest industrial development zone (IDZ) – Coega IDZ in South Africa, integrated to a deep-water Port, and specializing in various key international strategic sectors including the energy sector. The initiative aims to position South Africa (SA) as a platform for global manufacturing and export through foreign and local investments. The CDC acknowledges the valuable role played by the energy sector. 

Mirroring the national outlook as outlined in the energy policies, the CDC has an integrated approach which includes: Power Generation; Manufacturing; Enablers; Centre of Excellence; Operations and Maintenance. Currently operating within the IDZ is the Dedisa Peaking Power Plant, with a capacity of 342MW. Of note, CDC is involved in the IPP Gas to Power Programme, with an allocation of 1000MW, and as such, the organisation is driving an Environmental Impact Assessment. 

The CDC leverages innovation and business ecosystems to enhance competitiveness and attractiveness as investor location.

Verification Partner

Mazars is one of South Africa’s oldest and most established professional services firms, providing a wide range of audit, tax and advisory services to both the private and public sectors.

Products & Services: Management Consulting, Financial Services

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