Media coverage 2017

African Utility Week in the news!



Making the headlines...

  • Women Dominate the African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town This Year - click here
  • Cape Town drought: city "waiting on a miracle" - click here
  • Eskom open to doing more business with Africa - click here
  • Energy security a game changer for Western Cape - click here
  • Umeme, National Water Recognized in Continental Awards - 1 May click here
  • Women to the fore at African Utility Week Industry Awards - 22 May - click here
  • ENERGY: US grant for SA solar developer - 22 May click here
  • Newly-reinstated Eskom boss Molefe pulls out of #AUW2017 - click here
  • Africa Utility Week delegates told to 'just get deals across finish line' - 16 May click here
  • Molefe set to open African Utility Week - click here
  • African Utility Week to look at ways of making electricity more affordable - 21 April click here
  • #AUW2017: Trends shaping the future of utilities – click here
  • #AUW2017: All the 2017 African Utility Week Industry Awards winners – click
  • #AUW2017: Buildings offer significant opportunity for energy efficiency – click
  • Eskom head: "No secret nuke deal" – click here
  • #AUW2017: Why utilities need to build better brands - click here
  • What will Trump do about Africa? - click here
  • Borrowing to cover utility debt a slippery slope: World Bank report - click here
  • #AUW2017: Cape Town drought - city ‘waiting on a miracle' - click here
  • #AUW2017: Water conservation - what's love got to do with it? - click here
  • Regional power pools hold the key to sustainability - click here
  • No-show Molefe sidesteps difficult questions at #AUW2017 - click here
  • #AUW2017: Innovative water management in Africa requires collaboration - click
  • Eskom rejects allegations of helping Gupta family ‘hijack a coal mine’- click here
  • Brian Molefe is a no show at African Utility Week - click here
  • Eskom chair Ben Ngubane warns of winter power cuts - click here
  • Experts criticise start of fracking - 3 April click here
  • Brian Molefe was a no show at African Utility Week - 16 May

  • World Bank Report: Warns Eskom and other utilities about debt - click here
  • African Utility Week delegates urged to get deals across the finish line - click here
  • Molefe set to open African Utility Week - click here
  • #BrianMolefe to make first public appearance as #Eskom CEO - click here
  • The value of green power - click here
  • Women dominate utility awards - 22 May
  • Water conference focuses on drought severity - 17 May
  • Brian Molefe a no-show at African Utility Week - click here
  • New smart electricity meter means everyone pays upfront - click here
  • The Koketso Sachane Show: interview with Nersa's Gaopalelwe Santswere - 17 May
  • Breakfast with Kieno Kammies: Interview with African Utility Week director Evan Schiff - click
  • Early Breakfast: Interview with African Utility Week event director Evan Schiff - click here
  • Weekend Breakfast: Interview with nuclear expert Dr Anthonie Cilliers - click here
  • Afternoons with Pippa Hudson: Water project drives companies to make lasting behavioural change - click here
  • Africa Utility Week delegates told to 'just get deals across finish line' - click here
  • Focus on renewable power at city conference
  • The case for renewable energy in Africa – 15 Feb
  • World Water Day and National Water Week interview with Antonino Manus, water specialist at KPMG - diamond sponsors at African Utility Week. click here
  • Desalination too expensive says SBM - 5 June click here
  • Gigaba confirms he didn't sign nuclear deal with Russia - 26 May click here
  • "Shale gas and hydropower not solutions for SA" - 22 May click here
  • Nuclear debate at African Utility Week - 18 May click here

  • LIVE BROADCAST: Eskom's Ngubane addresses African Utility Week - click here

  • Brian Molefe's non-appearance at AUW - 16 May
  • Eskom at AUW - 17 May

  • Eskom and Huawei team up to deliver smart grid by 2030 - 9 June click here
  • Lucy Electric launched Aegis26 ring main unit - 9 June click here
  • Smart electricity meter standards presented - 9 June click here
  • Eskom says revamped PBMR design will lower costs, raise efficiencies - click here
  • Certainty needed to drive energy projects in Africa - click here
  • Cape Town’s water crisis calls for drastic steps - 2 June click here
  • Nuclear 2 - Thyspunt plant would bring regional benefits - click here
  • Nuclear 1 - No intermediaries - click here
  • PBMRs could be built in old power stations to be decommissioned - click here
  • No corruption in nuclear negotiations, Eskom nuclear chief - click here
  • Cape Town’s water crisis calls for drastic steps – city official - click here
  • Building African brands a feature of African Utility Week - click here
  • African countries look to minigrids to light up rural areas - click here
  • World Bank cautions African utilities against mounting debt - click here
  • Don't leave the meter running on utility infrastructure upgrades - click here
  • Certainty needed to drive energy projects in Africa - click here
  • Absence of Eskom CEO rattles opening of African Utility Week - click here
  • KPMG to take the lead with industry solutions at African Utility Week - more
  • Utility expo to highlight off-grid project developments - 5 May click here
  • ESI Africa full coverage of #AUW2017: onsite studio and expo interviews and daily round-ups - click here
                                  
  • Interview with AUW keynote speaker and founder of FLOW Justin Friedman - click here

  • Interview with Managing Director of Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa, Knox Msebenzi - click here

  • African Utility Week to kick off in Cape Town today - click here
  • Tyabashe: Eskom could 'take South Africans forward" with nuclear - click here
  • ANC NEC: Molefe must leave Eskom, but new role must be found - sources - 29 May click here
  • Gigaba confirms he didn't sign nuclear deal with Russia - 26 May click here
  • LIVE BROADCAST: Ngubane speaks for Eskom at African Utility Week - click here

 

  • Live - Molefe ditches African Utility Week - 16 May - click here
  • Eskom turns to Huawei to power smart grid project - 17 May click here
  • Nuclear is not a viable option for SA - Siemens CEO - click here
  • How ailing municipalities can solve electricity payment crisis - click here
  • Shock, horror: What Brian Molefe's return to Eskom means for SA - click here
  • Africa Utility Week delegates told to 'just get deals across finish line' - 16 May click here
  • Desalination-wastewater plant is African first - click here
  • Water: ‘Waiting on a miracle’ - click here
  • Newly-reinstated Eskom boss Molefe pulls out of #AUW2017 - click here
  • The value of green power - click here
  • Interview with African Utility Week event director Evan Schiff - click here

  • Interviews with Awards winners James van der Walt (SolarTurtle), Stortemelk Hydro (Jean-Louis Olivier) and Nandu Bhula (Bokpoort CSP Power Plant) - click here
  • Interviews with SolarTurtle's James van der Walt and Siemens' Martin Kuhlmann - click here
  • Delegates at Utility Week conference call for a water resilient future - click here

  • Ben Ngubane denies Ramatlhodi's allegations – click here

  • Latest on the Africa Utility Week: Live crossing - 16 May - click here

  • Energy, water experts meet at African Utility Week in C Town - click here

  • Eskom considers reviving Pebble Bed Nuclear Reactor Project - click here

  • Molefe expected to hit the ground running - click here
  • Siemens Global launches power consumption tech application - click here
  • AM-Live, 19 May, nuclear report on AUW, with Dr Anthonie Cilliers and Eskom's Dave Nicholls
  • The Enviro Show, 18 May, 21h00: live interview with FLOW's Justin Friedman - click here
  • Morning Talk, 17 May, Finance & Investment interview with Andrew Moorfield of Exotix click here 
  • Talk Shop, 16 May, 20h30 - live interview with KPMG's Candice Wilson.
  • Talk Shop, 16 May, 20h30 - live interview with Energy Revolution Africa speaker Sean Moolman, PowerOptimal
  • Morning Talk, 20 March, 11h30, interview with Werner Knoetze, KPMG diamond sponsors at AUW.
  • Late Talk, 26 Jan, 20h40, interview with YEPP’s Daniel Antwi.
  • Water pledge at AUW - 17 May
  • Scene setter for AUW - 15 May - click here
  • AUW event interview with Evan Schiff - 11 May
  • Water interview with ESI-Africa editor Nicolette Pombo-van Zyl - 2 May
  • Water interview with AUW's event director Evan Schiff on 9 Feb.
  • ‘I don’t know of a secret plan’‚ says Eskom’s nuclear chief - 18 May - click here
  • Molefe ducks Cape Town conference as new Gupta allegations emerge - 16 May click here
  • Event wrap-up with AUW event director Evan Schiff - 19 May click here
  • Drought: "city waiting on a miracle" - 18 May click here
  • Interview with Energy Revolution Africa speaker Marc Rahner of Siemens – 17 May click here 
  • Interview with F&I Forum speaker Andrew Moorfield of Exotix - 18 May click here
  • Interview with Energy Revolution Africa speaker Abraham Cambridge - 16 May click here
  • Live interview with Nuclear Energy Africa Forum chairman Dr Kelvin Kemm - 26 April
  • The Breakfast Beat, Monday 20 March at 08h40, interview with Justin Friedman, Genius of Space: click here to listen
  • Panel discussion including AUW event director Evan Schiff, on 20 Feb, 20h00

More media attending and covering AUW from South Africa,
Africa and further afield

  • African Utility Week to focus on water and electricity issues on the continent - click here
  • Water interview with FLOW's Justin Friedman, 18 May
  • Energy Revolution African interview with Hendrik Schloemann, 15 May
  • Pre-event interview with AUW event director Evan Schiff, 27 March
  • Trump Administration Sees Huge Potential in Emerging Africa – 29 May click here
  • Women Dominate the African Utility Week Industry Awards - 23 May click here
  • KPMG to Take the Lead with Industry Solutions at African Utility Week - 23 March click here
  • World Bank warns about utility debt at African Utility Week in Cape Town - 17 May click here
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here
  • Three 2017 African energy conferences you need to know about - 17 January - click here
  • Uganda and Seychelles are power efficient - 1 May
  • Financial risk interview with Senior Advisor of The Currency Exchange Fund - 21 April click here
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here
  • Cape Town drought - 18 May

 

  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent's energy market - click here
  • Community-scale projects are Africa's energy future - 21 Dec 2016 click here
  • New categories added to African Utility Week Industry Awards - 20 Feb 2017 - click here
  • Spintelligent wins four awards at ROAR Organiser and Exhibitor Awards - 30 Jan 2017 - click here
  • South Africa's nuclear future to be discussed at African Utility Week  - 14 May click here
  • African Utility Week Industry Awards include new sectors – gas, small scale and ICT - 15 Feb click here
 
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions - 31 March click here
 
  • Digital evolution underway - 17 May click here
  • Akon headlines African Utility Awards nominees - 2 May click here
  • KPMG industry solutions awaited at African Utility Week - 16 March click here
  • Diamond sponsorship for African Utility Week - 11 January click here

  • Cape Town drought: city "waiting on a miracle" - 18 May click here
  • African Utility Week to showcase solutions and business opportunities in the energy market - 19 April click
  • African Utility Week returns to Cape Town in May - click here
  • Everything you need to know about Level 4 water restrictions - 18 May click here
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here
  • Live instudio interview during 'Breakfast with Friends' with AUW event director Evan Schiff - 9 May
  • Huawei platinum sponsor at African Utility Week and will co-locate its power summit - 23 March click here
  • KPMG to lead the energy conversation at the 2017 African Utility Week - 27 Jan click here
 
  • Nuclear interview with NWU's Dr Anthonie Cilliers - 15 May
  • Interview with KPMG's Candice Wilson - 16 May
  • Water interview with FLOW's Justin Friedman - 18 May
  • Event wrap-up with AUW director Evan Schiff - 19 May
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here
  • African Utility Week to look at ways of making electricity more affordable - 21 April click here
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here
  • Classic Business: Siemens interview - 29 May
  • Classic Business: Energy Revolution African interview with Werner van Antwerpen, Growthpoint - 15 May
  • Classic Business: F&I Forum interview with Andrew Moorfield of Exotix - 15 May
  • Eskom sieged with allegations at African Utility Week -18 May - click here
  • SACP protestors call on entire Eskom board to resign - 16 May click here
  • Umeme, National Water Recognized in Continental Awards - 1 May click here
  • Will Canada become a big player in Africa's energy sector? - 30 May click here
  • Women dominate the 2017 African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town - 22 May click here
  • EC woman nominated for leading industry awards
  • African Utility Week to showcase community scale power projects in May - click here
  • Gas to power company launched - 6 June click here
  • Smart meter certification standards upgraded - 24 May click here
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here
  • Huawei platinum sponsor at African Utility Week and will co-locate the Huawei Power Summit in Cape Town in May - click here
  • Investing in energy projects in Africa: the deal makers are gathering at African Utility Week - click here
  • It’s ladies first as African Utility Week Industry Awards finalists are announced - click here
  • KPMG to take the lead with industry solutions at African Utility Week - click here
  • African Utility Week returns to Cape Town in May and showcases how community scale projects are the continent's energy future - click here
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here
  • African Utility Week conference and expo reports record year - 22 June click here
  • Fine Business Radio: Water interview with FLOW's Justin Friedman - 19 May
  • Fine Business Radio: Energy interview with Ted Blom - 16 May
  • Being Green: Water interview with FLOW's Justin Friedman - 12 May
  • Being Green: AUW scene-setter with event director Evan Schiff - 5 May
  • Being Green: Energy Revolution Africa interview - 21 April
  • SAP joins African Utility Week with focus on “the relevant digital utility of the future” - 9 May click here
  • Women dominate the African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town this year - 22 May click here
  • National Water Week and World Water Day: are PPPs the solution to Africa's water struggles? - 20 March click here
  • Economics of expanding national grids doesn’t ‘make sense’, says KPMG chairman - 28 March click here
  • Generating energy value and creating agility is key - 5 April click here
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here
  • Interview with World Bank speaker Chris Trimble - 17 May
  • Huawei Technologies to venture its Smart Grid technologies in Africa - 31 May click here
  • World Bank to show how Africa’s electricity providers can be profitable - 20 April click here
  • Mini grid solutions for Africa in the spotlight at Energy Revolution Africa 2017 - 3 March click here
  • News bulletin, nuclear - 19 May
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here
  • World Bank offers solution to Africa's power crisis - click here
  • Live interview with Mr Jokhomo Rammotsi, Director at Contipower - 17 May, 14h35
  • Eskom and Huawei enter into collaboration - 19 May
  • Interview with AUW event director Evan Schiff - 15 May
  • Award, great reception for DUT and EWSETA's energyDRIVE - click here
  • ICT company set to introduce smart grid technology - 6 June click here
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here
  • The case for renewable energy – 15 Feb click here

  • Eskom considers reviving Pebble Bed Nuclear Reactor Project - 19 May
  • Siemens interview - 24 May

  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here
  • SAP joins African Utility Week with focus on “the relevant digital utility of the future” - 9 May click
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - 30 March click here
  • Forthcoming African Utility Week to showcase home-grown solutions in energy sector - 1 April click here
  • African Utility Week Returns To Cape Town In May And Showcases How Community Scale Projects Are The Continent’s Energy Future - 8 Dec click here
  • Water interview with FLOW's Justin Friedman - 25 March
  • Join Africa's energy revolution - 24 March click here
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - 30 March click here
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here
  • The case for renewable energy – 15 Feb click here
  • Galvanising the energy revolution in Africa - 1 June click here
  • Kathu solar park and Bokpoort concentrated solar plant acknowledged by the African Utility Week Industry Awards - 19 May click here
  • AUW opening session - 16 May
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here 
  • Molefe "missing" while SACP protests - 17 May click here
  • 'I don't know of a secret plan', says Eskom's nuclear chief - 19 May click here
  • Ngubane warns of power cuts unless Treasury signs - 16 May click here

  • ‘I don’t know of a secret plan’‚ says Eskom’s nuclear chief - 18 May click here
  • Siemens's metres to cut theft of electricity - 22 May click here 
  • ENERGY: US grant for SA solar developer - 22 May click here
  • The case for renewable energy in Africa – 15 Feb click here
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent’s energy market - click here
  • Africans You Should Know: Q&A With Innovator Eunice Ntobedzi Ahead Of African Utility Week click here
  • African Utility Week in Cape Town to showcase home-grown solutions as well as business opportunities in continent's energy market - 30 March click here
  • Investing in Africa's renewable energy sector - click here