In The Spotlight
- 22 May 2017 - 24 May 2017
- Sheikh Maktoum Hall
- Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre
- 18 July 2017 - 20 July 2017
- Sandton Convention Centre
- Johannesburg, South Africa
- 19 September 2017 - 21 September 2017
- Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC)
- Bangkok, Thailand
From energy storage systems for private homes and commercial applications to energy management and smart systems integration to e-mobility and large-scale storage systems:
Karel De Winter, International Development Director and co-founder of the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA), will be examining top trends and key areas of potential in the Middle East and North Africa as part of a side-event at Intersolar Europe in Munich on June 1, 2017.
Renewable energy company Soltage LLC and Basalt Infrastructure Partners LLP announced that they have closed an investment in a nine-project, 57-megawatt (MW) solar project portfolio across the state of North Carolina.
It’s the last day of Hardware+Tools Middle East 2017. Don’t miss the chance to discover what the world’s top brands have to offer in tools, hardware, materials and machinery. Visit the show until 6pm today at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
The UAE’s finest carpenters, technicians, and expert operators stole the spotlight at the Middle East’s dedicated trade fair for hardware, tools, machinery, and materials in Dubai this week.
QOS Energy, a leading renewable O&M analytics software provider,has announced the opening of a new office in India to meet the growing demand of itscustomer base and exploit the opportunities offered by the booming Indian market.
Iran is aiming to boost its renewables sector. The current installed capacity of 240 MW is planned to increase to 5,000 MW by the end of 2020. Companies that are investing in renewables make it onto a shortlist to receive a tax incentive.
GE Renewable Energy announced an agreement with HECIC to supply a total of 81 wind turbine units: 54 units of GE’s 2.75-120 wind turbines and another 27 units of GE’s 1.85-82.5 wind turbines, to be installed respectively at the Senjitu III & Qiansongba wind projects in the Fengning county of the Hebei province of China.
The first Siemens gas turbines for the expansion of three power plants in Bolivia have started their way to South America. In May 2016, Siemens has signed the corresponding agreement to increase the power generating capacity of the country by more than one gigawatt.
European-based public utility E.ON SE announced this week that it is investing in airborne wind energy, an innovative type of wind energy based around offshore tethered drones.
Wello Oy’s wave energy converter (WEC) has been successfully installed at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney as part of the CEFOW (Clean Energy from Ocean Waves) project.
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.
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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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.
The 2017RadWaste Summit focuses on the full spectrum of commercial and federal radioactive waste management, including U.S. Department of Energy, Department of Defense, Army Corps, utilities, disposal and treatment vendors, and more.
Georgia Power and Westinghouse have, in principle, reached a new service agreement which allows for the transition of project management from Westinghouse to Southern Nuclear and Georgia Power once the current engineering, procurement and construction contract is rejected in Westinghouse's bankruptcy proceeding.
The U.K.'s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has terminated its contract with Cavendish Fluor Partnership (CFP) for the management and decommissioning of 12 shutdown Magnox nuclear power sites, Energy Secretary Greg Clark said in a statement to Parliament March 27.
GE and Southern California Edison , an Edison International company unveiled the world’s first battery-gas turbine hybrid system in Norwalk, California.
The SGT-A45 TR mobile unit addresses the growing market for fast power.With an electrical generating capacity of up to 44 megawatts, this aeroderivative gas turbine is packaged for rapid deployment and can be installed in less than two weeks.
GE (www.GE.com) the world’s premier digital industrial company announced the order of a 200MW combined-cycle power plant to be operated by Amandi Energy Ltd in Aboadze, Ghana.