In The Spotlight
- 18 July 2017 - 20 July 2017
- Sandton Convention Centre
- Johannesburg, South Africa
- 21 February 2017 - 22 February 2017
- JW Marriot Jakarta
- Jakarta, Indonesia
- 19 September 2017 - 21 September 2017
- Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC)
- Bangkok, Thailand
NV Energy announced that the 50-megawatt Boulder Solar II power plant which was developed, designed and constructed by SunPower achieved its commercial operation status and is now serving NV Energy customers in Nevada.
Dominion is investing more than $800 million in solar power in Virginia, with much of it being built at little or no cost to most customers. Additional solar projects are now in the planning stages.
On January 26th, the Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE) board of directors approved a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for 20 years to purchase the output from a new 200 MW solar photovoltaic power plant to be built in Merced County.
Exelon was named one of Fortune’s 2017 World's Most Admired Companies, marking the 11th consecutive year that the company has made the list.
GE Energy Connections inaugurates its new Redhill Grid Automation manufacturing facility in Stafford, UK in the presence of Stafford MP, Jeremy Lefroy.
GE and Gama Energy signed an agreement to operate the first digital power plant in Turkey. This deal marks the first use of industrial cloud software applications in a power plant in Turkey to improve efficiency and productivity.
Siemens Wind Power will, for the first time, provide complete offshore wind power plant solutions including foundations for the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind project.
Now is the time toplay your part in recognizing theexceptional work being done in the wind industry by nominating outstanding individuals, companies and innovations for the prestigious E.ON-sponsored Wind O&M Dallas 2017 Awards.
Minesto has submitted a scoping report to UK consenting authorities Marine Management Organisation and Natural Resources Wales , asking for their scoping opinion for development of an 80 MW site in Holyhead Deep.
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
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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Managing Director – ITP Communications
Ella Coulson, Marketing Manager, PennWell Corporation
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.
The country’s largest utility NTPC Limited (NTPC) has issued Notice of Award on December 14, 2016 through international competitive bidding to NTPC GE Joint Venture (NASL).
GE’s Power Services announced that this year it will complete the modernization of Elektro Privreda Srbije’s (EPS) TPP Nikola Tesla, the largest coal-fired power plant in Serbia.
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.
Southern Nuclear in collaboration with South Carolina Electric & Gas was honored by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) with a Technology Transfer Award for the development and implementation of a project titled Pilot plant application of risk-informed in-service inspection to new build fleet.
On 19 January, Rosatom and Iranian Atomic Energy Organization have signed the documents relating to Iranian-Russian cooperation in peaceful uses of atomic energy.
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.
Wärtsilä will supply a 30 MW combined heat and power (CHP) plant to CGGC UN Power in China. This will be the first gas-fired medium-speed engine power plant in China, marking the entry of a new technology in the market.
MHPS has received an order for natural-gas-fired gas turbine combined cycle power generation system equipment for Lamma Power Station Extension Unit 11 (output: 350 MW ) to be built in Hong Kong by The Hongkong Electric.
GE announced that it has been awarded contracts for the provision of eight Integrated Compressor Line (ICL) units up to 14MW to two European energy operators.