Media coverage 2018

African Utility Week making the headlines...

  • Day Zero Coming Back To Haunt Cape Town – Salvage Expert - click
  • Improved economic environment bodes well for Africa infrastructure development - click here
  • Huge scope for Indian vendors in Africa’s energy sector - click here
  • Mozambique’s EDM scores double win at prestigious African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town  - click here
  • African Utility Week: energy expert Ted Blom warns of a rise in “DYI electricity” - click here
  • African Utility Week announces diamond sponsorship by longstanding partner Lucy Electric - click here
  • Energy and water sectors excited by solar PV, technology innovation and distributed generation but view corruption as biggest challenge - click here
  • Gemalto Strengthens Trust in Smart Energy with Its New End-to-End Security Solution - click here
  • EEP Africa Opens Windows of Opportunity for Clean Energy Projects - click here
  • Energy Sector: African Utility Week to Focus on Why Things Are Looking Up - click here
  • African Utility Week to focus on water solutions for Africa - click here
  • AFRICAN UTILITY WEEK: A SHOWCASE FOR AFRICA`S ENERGY, POWER AND WATER INDUSTRIES - click here
  • AFRICAN UTILITY WEEK TO FOCUS ON WATER SOLUTIONS - click here
  • UPCOMING EVENTS CALENDAR 2018 - click here
  • STSA WORKSHOP AT AFRICAN UTILITY WEEK - click here
  • AFRICAN UTILITY WEEK - click here
  • WHAT EVERY PREPAID ELECTRICITY USER AND PROVIDER SHOULD NOW - click here
  • BLAMING CITY FOR R50K WATER BILL - click here
  • AFRICAN UTILITY WEEK WILL BE HELD AT CTICC - click here
  • DIY ELECTRICITY `COULD KILL THE GRID` - click here
  • ICEBERGS COULD SAVE CAPE TOWN - click here   
  • Nuclear: “many studies have shown it is the cheapest of all energies” - click here
  • Energy minister Radebe: South Africa committed to renewable energy, no mention of nuclear - click here  
  • Harvesting icebergs, a solution to water challenges, says expert - click here
  • Smart grids key to making energy more accessible, affordable in Africa - Expert - click here
  • Load shedding highly likely this winter – energy expert - click here
  • Another Attempt to Push the New Nuclear Build Programme? - click here
  • Communication Failure On SA Renewable Energy Projects Could Result in 'Marikana Moment' - Expert - click here
  • Diamond Boost for African Utility Week 2018 - click here
  • Africa Utility Week Holds Despite Cape Drought - click here
  • Harvesting icebergs a solution to water challenges, says expert - click here
  • Africa's economic conditions promising, says investment expert - click here 
  • European innovators shine at African Utility Week in Cape Town - click here
  • African Utility Week to focus strongly on meeting the continent’s water demand in Cape Town in May - click here
  • SA secures two awards at african Utility Week Industry awards - click here
  • Solar most promising source of Africa’s power-Survey - click here and here
  • Iceberg interview with Capt Nick Sloane, keynote speaker

  • "Water must be paid for" should become 11th commandment - African Utility Week water pricing discussion - click here
  • Biomimicry and the future of utilities - click here
  • #AUW2018: Eskom will continue with nuclear planning for now - click here
  • Could Antarctic icebergs be the solution to Cape Town's water crisis? - click here
  • Mozambique's EDM scores double win at prestigious African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town - click here
  • African Utility Week: Energy expert Ted Blom warns of a rise in 'DIY electricity' - click here
  • Energy Minister Radebe, Indian Commerce Minister, Eskom CEO opening African Utility Week - click here
  • Indian energy companies ready to do business at African Utility Week - click here
  • African Utility Week announces diamond sponsorship by longstanding partner Lucy Electric - click here
  • Energy expert Ted Blom: 'Load shedding more possible than Cape Town's Day Zero water crisis' - click here
  • What every prepaid electricity user and provider should know - click here
  • African pension funds urged to invest in their own 'story' - click here
  • Energy and water sectors excited by solar, tech innovation, distributed generation but corruption still a challenge - click here
  • Africa's energy revolution is underway, but challenges remain - click here
  • More nuanced approach needed in pursuing renewables, experts say - click here
  • African Utility Week Industry Awards finalists announced - click here

  • Nuclear is the cheapest of all energies - click here
  • Eskom to use lessons from Medupi and Kusile to drive nuclear - click here
  • Jeff Radebe distinctly quiet about nuclear power at African Utility Week - click here
  • The business of energy and water at African Utility Week - click here
  • Africa's economic conditions promising, says investment expert - click here
  • Harvesting icebergs a solution to water challenges, says expert - click here
  • Winds of change favouring SA's renewable energy sector click here
  • Africa Utility Week awards winners announced - click here
  • Potential ‘Marikana’ feared in renewable energy sector - click here
  • Expert forecasts collapse of South Africa’s energy grid - click here
  • Diamond boost for African Utility Week 2018 - click here
  • Power meters to come to a standstill in 2024 - click here
  • Africa Utility Week holds despite Cape drought - click here
  • Lucy Electric exhibits at African Utility Week  - click here
  • Jeff Radebe distinctly quiet about nuclear power at African Utility Week - click here
  • Here's why you should activate a free pass to #AUW2018 - click here
  • African Utility Week is more than just a trade expo - click here
  • ADC Energy; efficiency and maximising network performance - click here
  • Load shedding highly likely this winter - energy expert - click here
  • “What is happening in Cape Town could happen anywhere” - click here
  • ROBBEN ISLAND ADOPTS A GREEN ENERGY SUPPLY - click here
  • NUCLEAR BUILD`S CONTRIBUTION TO SA`S GDP WILL BE "STAGGERING" - click here
  • Weekend Breakfast - 27 Jan - Interview with Ted Blom, featured speaker
  • Afternoons with Pippa - 3 April - Interview with Claire Janisch, keynote speaker
  • Afternoons with Pippa - 3 May - Interview with Ted Blom, featured speaker click here
  • Early Breakfast Show - Interview with AUW event director Evan Schiff - click here
  • News bulletin on solar plant on Robben Island: 18 May click here
  • Africa Utility Week awards winners - click here
  • Potential ‘Marikana’ feared in renewable energy sector - click here
  • Expert forecasts collapse of South Africa’s energy grid - click here
  • Diamond boost for African Utility Week 2018 - click here
  • Power meters to come to a standstill in 2024 - click here
  • Africa Utility Week holds despite Cape drought - click here
  • LOOK TO NATURE TO SOLVE CITY`S PRESSING WATER WOES - click here
  • WINDS OF CHANGE FAVOURING SA`S RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR - click here
  • Interview with Ted Blom - 7 May click here
  • Event preview interview with AUW event director Evan Schiff - 1 May - click here   
    Iceberg news bulletin - 17 May - click here

Includes interviews with:

- AUW event director Evan Schiff
- Gerardt Viljoen, MD Sensus Africa, gold sponsor
- Capt Nick Sloane, salvage expert

  • African Utility Week to focus strongly on meeting the continent’s water demand in Cape Town in May - click here
  • African Utility Week gets underway in Cape Town - click here
  • Africa Midday interview with AUW event director Evan Schiff - 16 May - click here
  • African Dialogue discussion with AUW guests: Romain Py, Investment Director, AIIM, Indian Chamber of Commerce's Debmalya Banerjee, Sola Future Energy MD Dom Wills, Romain Py - 16 May
  • African Utility week to kick off in Cape Town on Tuesday - click here
  • Africa's economic conditions are promising, says investment expert - click here
  • SA adopts NDP as road map to transform economic landscape - Radebe - click here
  • Harvesting icebergs, a solution to Cape Town drought, says expert - click here
  • Neglecting communities a potential disaster in renewable energy sector - click here
  • BIG MARKET FOR INDIA IN SA ENERGY SECTOR - click here
  • Companies face closure as rebate scheme ditched - click here
  • Eskom guns for a bigger role in Africa despite a possible grid collapse -  click here
  • Radebe: SA is committed to renewable energy, no mention of nuclear - click here
  • Harvesting icebergs: A solution to SA’s water and energy challenges? - click here
  • ‘Don’t keep out the locals,’ an expert warns renewable energy sector - click here
  • Exclusive interview: Insights from Electricidade de Moçambique CEO - click here
  • Siemens takes Digital Solutions of the year award at Africa Utility Week - click here
  • Improved economic environment bodes well for Africa infrastructure development - click here
  • WACKER presents high performance silicones for the transmission and distribution industry - click here
  • HAR declares East Africa as a potential in small hydropower - click here
  • Harvesting icebergs to save the Mother City - click here
  • Another attempt to push the new nuclear build programme? - click here
  • Minister Muloni shortlisted for African Utility Award - click here
  • African Utility Week Industry Awards looking for the continent’s top energy or water journalist - click here
  • Iceberg interview with Capt Nick Sloane - 16 May
  • Gemalto Strengthens Trust in Smart Energy with Its New End-to-End Security Solution - click here
  • Smart grids key to making energy more accessible in Africa: expert - click here
  • Interview with Romain Py of AIIM, AUW featured speaker - click here
  • What every prepaid electricity user and provider should know - click here
  • SA Energy Minister Radebe, Indian Commerce Minister Chaudhary and Eskom CEO at opening of African Utility Week on Tuesday - click here
  • Nuclear interview with Njoroge Butti, Energy Economist, Karatina University, Kenya - click here
  • World Water Day: African Utility Week to focus on water solutions for continent - click here
  • What every prepaid electricity user and provider should know - click here
  • Improved economic environment bodes well for Africa infrastructure development - click here
  • Radebe affirms South Africa’s commitment to renewable energy - click here
  • Eskom says it intends to play a bigger role in Africa - click here
  • Biomimicry is one of the top tech trends, says expert - click here
  • Massive iceberg proposed as solution to Cape Town’s water crisis - click here
  • Capetonians applauded for driving down water use - click here
  • India keen to do business with Africa’s energy sector - click here
  • Eskom continuing with nuclear plans pending IRP update - click here
  • Kenya banks on nuclear energy to sustain manufacturing, build the economy - click here
  • ‘Water must be paid for’ should become 11th commandment - African Utility Week water pricing discussion - click here
  • AFRICAN UTILITY WEEK PREVIEW - click here
  • LOCAL COMPANY TARGETS MECHANICAL TUBE CLEANING OPPORTUNITIES AT AUW - click here
  • COMPANY TO ADDRESS WATER INVESTMENT AND TECH ADVANCES AT AUW - click here
  • DEVELOPMENT AGENDAS TO CURB POWER WOES - click here
  • LATEST LED LUMINAIRE RANGE TO BE SHOWCASED AT AUW - click here
  • INDUSTRY BODY PIONEERS AWARENESS PROGRAMME TO UPGRADE VENDING SYSTEMS - click here    
  • INITIATIVE BRINGS MORE GERMAN COMPANIES TO AUW - click here 
  • NEW FUNDING TRIGGERS OPEN CALL FOR PROJECT PROPOSALS - click here
  • WASTEWATER COMPANY AIMS TO ATTRACT NEW CLIENTS AT AUW - click here

The almost 100 ESI Africa reports and interviews on African Utility Week include:

  • Onsite interviews at AUW: Day 1
  • Onsite interviews at AUW: Day 2
  • Onsite interviews at AUW: Day 3

  • African Utility Week scoops best - click here
  • Exclusive interview with Gerardt P. Viljoen - click here
  • African Utility Week to focus strongly on meeting the continent's water demand - click here
  • Des Muller explores nuclear's future in SA's energy mix -  click here  
  • Perceived complexity gives nuclear a bad wrap  - click here   
  • Technology overcoming Day Zero - click here
  • Biomimicry: Learn from nature's genius - click here
  • Power Project Interview: Ample opportunity for investment says Ayodele Oni - click here
  • Interview with Roula Inglesi-Lotz of SAAEE - click here  
  • Private sector participation: Exclusive interview with Lovemore Chilimanzi - click here
  • Quality research can attract more energy economists in Africa - click here
  • Exclusive interview with Dr. Anthonie Cilliers - click here
  • Energy sector: Why things are looking up - click here
  • "What is happening in Cape Town could happen anywhere" - click here
  • A Madiba legacy - Robben Island adopts a green energy supply - click here 
  • Nuclear build contribution to SA's GDP will be "staggering" - click here
  • World Water Day: Looking to nature for the answers - click here
              
  • Interview with AUW event director Evan Schiff - 16 May - click here

  • News bulletin on solar plant on Robben Island: 18 May click here
  • Nuclear can make 'staggering' contribution to GDP, says expert - click here
  • Load shedding highly likely this winter - energy expert - click here
  • Radebe: Stagnant SA economy needs policy certainty - click here    
  • Nuclear will not solve SA's energy problems - resource expert - click here
  • Eskom continues with front-end nuclear preparation - click here
  • Nuclear not feasible in a corrupt environment - expert - click here
  • Nuclear build needs better management to beat its track record - report - click here
  • Energy experts say Eskom must go - click here    
  • Being Green - interview with AUW event director Evan Schiff - click here
  • Being Green - interview with CEO of SOLA Future Energy, Dr Dom Wills - click here 
  • Africa Utility Week holds despite Cape drought - click here
  • Diamond boost for African Utility Week 2018 - click here
  • Expert forecasts collapse of South Africa's energy grid - click here
  • Potential `Marikana' feared in renewable energy sector - click here  
  • Africa Utility Week awards winners announced - click here    
  • African Utility Week to focus strongly on meeting the continent's water demand - click here
  • African pension funds urged to invest in their own `story' - click here   
  • Siemens Wins Digital Solutions of the Year Award for its South Africa Micro grid - click here
  • Unique webinar for water professionals, business owners and large water users" - click here
  • News bulletin on iceberg topic - click here
  • Energy and water sectors excited by solar PV but corruption remains a challenge - click here
  • SA recommits to green power with 27 renewable energy projects - click here
  • African Utility Week to focus on meeting the continent's water demand - click here
  • Nuclear build's contribution to South Africa's GDP will be "staggering" - expert" - click here
  • Looking to nature for answers to overcome water woes - click here
  • Load shedding a real possibility this winter - energy expert - click here
  • South Africa committed to renewable energy - Radebe - click here
  • Eskom looks to lessons from Medupi and Kusile to drive nuclear - click here
  • Improved economic environment bodes well for Africa infrastructure development - click here
  • Africa's economic conditions promising, says investment expert - click here
  • Harvesting icebergs a solution to water challenges, says expert - click here
  • Indian energy companies ready to do business in SA - click here
  • Huge scope for Indian vendors in Africa's energy sector - click here
  • Neglecting communities a potential disaster in renewable energy sector - click here
  • #EveryDropCounts: `Go get City an iceberg' - expert - click here
  • Nuclear would contribute to SA's economy, says expert - click here
  • Charting the future for African energy - click here
  • Harvesting icebergs mooted for water crisis - click here
  • Expert warns renewable energy could face a 'Marikana' - click here
  • Nuclear might be cheaper than we thought - click here
  • Medupi, Kusile lessons to inform nuclear build - click here
  • Call to make water paid-for - click here
  • Solar most promising source of Africa's power - survey - click here
  • African Utility Week is more than just a trade expo - click here    
  • Kan ysberge help met Kaapse waterkrisis? - click here
  • WELL-DESIGNED RENEWABLES BIDS CAN LEAD TO GREATER UPTAKE - click here
  • INDIAN OFFERINGS SHOWCASED TO SA ENERGY SECTOR - click here
  • Africa Utility Week holds despite Cape drought" - click here
  • Diamond boost for African Utility Week 2018 - click here
  • Expert forecasts collapse of South Africa's energy grid - click here
  • Potential `Marikana' feared in renewable energy sector - click here
  • Africa Utility Week Awards winners announced - click here
  • Expert Says Nuclear Build's Contribution To South Africa's GDP Will Be 'Staggering' - click here    
  • Eskom says it intends to play a bigger role in Africa - click here
  • India keen to do business with Africa's energy sector - click here
  • Energy and water sectors excited by solar PV, technology innovation - click here
  • Gemalto Strengthens Trust in Smart Energy with Its New End-to-End Security - click here
  • Another attempt to push the new nuclear build programme? - click here 
  • Africa's economic conditions promising, says investment expert - click here
  • Nam energy expert, Innosun nominated for awards - click here
  • African Utility Week - Award-winning energy platform - click here
  • Spintelligent events African Utility Week, Agritech Expo Zambia and Property win AAXO awards - click here
  • African Utility Week to focus strongly on meeting the continent's water demand - click here
  • ESI Africa to host water expert webinar on technology - click here  
  • Energy sector: why things are looking up - click here   
  • Nuclear expert says nuclear build's contribution to South Africa's GDP will be staggering - click here
  • WORLD WATER DAY: looking to nature for the answers - click here
  • Energy and water sectors excited by solar PV, technology innovation - click here
  • What every prepaid electricity user and provider should know - click here   
  • African Utility Week announces diamond sponsorship by longstanding partner Lucy Electric - click here
  • Finalists announced for African Utility Week Industry Awards - click here
  • Indian energy companies ready to do business at African Utility Week - click here
  • Mozambique's EDM scores double win at prestigious African Utility Week - click here
  • Harvesting icebergs: just one of Mother Nature's solutions to solve water and energy challenges - click here
  • African Utility Week to focus strongly on meeting the continent's water demand - click here
  • ESI Africa to host water expert webinar on technology  - click here
  • Energy sector: why things are looking up - click here
  • Nuclear expert says nuclear build's contribution to South Africa's GDP will be 'staggering' - click here
  • WORLD WATER DAY: looking to nature for the answers - click here   
  • Energy and water sectors excited by solar PV, technology innovation - click here
  • What every prepaid electricity user and provider should know - click here
  • African Utility Week announces diamond sponsorship by longstanding partner Lucy Electric - click here
  • Finalists announced for African Utility Week Industry Awards - click here
  • Indian energy companies ready to do business at African Utility Week - click here
  • Mozambique's EDM scores double win at prestigious African Utility Week - click here
  • Harvesting icebergs: just one of Mother Nature's solutions to solve water and energy challenges - click here
  • Communication failure on SA renewable energy projects could result in another Marikana - click here
  • SA risks Marikana II over failure to engage communities on green energy, warning - click here
  • Communication failure on renewable energy projects could result in Marikana - click here
  • Improved economic environment bodes well for Africa infrastructure development - click here  
  • Landbou skitter by uitstaltoekennings - click here   
  • WELL-DESIGNED RENEWABLES BIDS CAN LEAD TO GREATER UPTAKE - click here
  • Government to tackle ageing infrastructure crisis - click here
  • Renewable energy sector facing possible `Marikana' moment - click here
  • Interview with Anthonie Cilliers, nuclear expert - 12 March
  • Iceberg interview with Capt Nick Sloane - 16 May
  • Africa's economic conditions promising, says investment expert - click here
  • Neglecting communities a potential disaster in renewable energy sector - click here
  • Communication failure on renewable energy projects could result in Marikana - click here
  • What every prepaid electricity user and provider should know - click here   
  • Energy expert warns of a rise in DIY electricity - click here    
  • Indian Energy Companies Ready to do Business in SA - click here
  • African Utility Week Kicks Off in Cape Town - click here
  • Africa's Economic Conditions Promising, says Investment Expert - click here
  • Smart Grids Key to making Energy more Accessible, Affordable in Africa - Expert - click here
  • SA Secures Two Awards at African Utility Week Industry Awards - click here
  • The Honest Truth - STSA interview with Don Taylor - click here
  • Robben Island solar plant, interview with Dom Wills, CEO of SOLA Future Energy - click here
  • The Honest Truth - interview with Ted Blom - click here
  • Event scene setter - click here    
  • Water focus news item - click here
  • Green technology focus news item - click here
  • The Honest Truth - interview with AUW event director Evan Schiff - click here
  • Onsite opening session item - click here
  • Iceberg news item - click here
  • The Honest Truth - interview with Nick Sloane: Marine Salvage expert about his plans to tow icebergs
    to Cape Town - click here
  • WORLD WATER DAY: looking to nature for the answers - click here    

  • Got a tricky problem? Just look to nature - click here   
  • WELL-DESIGNED RENEWABLES BIDS CAN LEAD TO GREATER UPTAKE - click here
  • Power meters to come to a standstill in 2024 - click here
  • Expert forecasts collapse of South Africa's energy grid - click here
  • Potential `Marikana' feared in renewable energy sector - click here   
  • African Utility Week awards winners announced - click here
  • Radebe avoids N-word as he raves about renewable energy - click here
  • Spintelligent events African Utility Week, Agritech Expo Zambia and Property Buyer Show win AAXO awards - click here
  • Slicing electricity costs - click here
  • Gemalto Strengthens Trust in Smart Energy with Its New End-to-End Security Solution - click here
  • What every prepaid electricity user and provider should know - click here   
  • Diamond Boost for African Utility Week 2018 - click here
  • Energy interview with Ted Blom - 29 Jan    
  • Dr Anthonie Cilliers, nuclear expert - 9 March     
  • Nerse hearings interview with Ted Blom - 11 April - click here
  • Solar site visit interview with Dr Dom Wills, CEO of SOLA Future Energy - 17 April - click here
  • STSA interview with Don Taylor - 24 April - click here 
  • Event preview interview with AUW event director Evan Schiff - 1 May - click here
  • Interview with Ted Blom - 3 May - click here
  • Site visit interview - 8 May - interview with David Putterill, Plant Manager, at Quality Beverages - click here
  • Interview with Gerardt P. Viljoen, MD Sensus SA, AUW gold sponsors - 14 May - click here
  • Interview with European Pavilion - 15 May - click here
  • Interview with Indian Pavilion - 16 May 
  • African Utility Week: ‘Eskom’s inflation, unacceptable’ - click here
  • Indian energy firms entice SA business - click here
  • LOAD SHEDDING HIGHLY LIKELY THIS WINTER - click here
  • Africa's economic conditions promising, says investment expert - click here
  • Africa's economic conditions promising, says investment expert - click here