African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards – Lifetime Achievement Award
For all the interviews with the individual winners and projects click here.
African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards 2019 highlights
Ethiopia’s former State Minister in the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy, Mr Wondimu Tekle Sigo, Ghana Grid Co, Lilongwe Water Board and several renewable energy generation projects were amongst the winners at the annual African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards in Cape Town in May, honouring the leading utilities, projects and people in the energy and water industries on the continent.
The sponsors of the 2019 Awards were Eaton, Aberdare Cables, SBS Tanks, Mazars, Standard Bank, ESI Africa, African Power & Energy Elites, Smart Energy International and Clarion Energy. For more info or to nominate a pioneer or project for the 2020 awards, click here.
Water saving strategies at Cape Town bottling plant
A Cape Town bottling plant has managed to reduce its waste water by over 60%, saving more than 90 million litres of municipal water since January 2017. The Epping-based The Beverage Company is one of several inspiring water and energy site visit destinations during African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in Cape Town in May. Delegates will tour the bottling plant and see the water saving projects that were implemented.
- World Water Day press release - click here
- Water site visit interview - click here
N1 City mall shows exciting potential of 3-in-1 waste-to-power technology
About a third of the food produced in South Africa gets wasted and 90% of this waste lands up in landfills.
Growthpoint Properties have embarked on an exciting partnership with the Dutch green technology provider Waste Transformers by installing an on-site, anaerobic digester at its N1 City Mall property in Cape Town which uses organic waste to produce green electricity, hot water and fertiliser.
- press release
- interview with Waste Transformers