African Utility Week to award pioneers
From DION HENRICK in Cape Town
CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – INDIVIDUALS, companies and projects committed to solving the continent’s energy challenges will be honoured at the African Utility Week Industry Awards scheduled for Cape Town in May.
The third edition of the awards takes place on the 18th during the annual African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.
These prestigious industry awards will be presented during a gala dinner welcoming 700 of Africa’s most distinguished power and water industry professionals to recognise those that represent a benchmark of excellence for the industry.
Entries for nominations for the awards close on March 11.
The public is invited to nominate themselves or colleagues and projects that have made outstanding contributions to the sector.
African Utility Week Industry Award 2016 categories are Lifetime Achievement Award, Power Utility Executive of the Year, Water Utility Executive of the Year, Power Utility of the Year, Water Utility of the Year, Clean Energy Project of the Year and the Pioneer in Project Finance, which is a new category.
Other categories are Community Development Project of the Year, Future Leader Award, another new category, Energy/Water Efficiency Project of the Year and Power/Water Woman of the Year.
The 16th African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa conference and trade exhibition return to Cape Town from May 17-19 – gathering some 6 000 engineers, stakeholders and solution providers from around the globe.
The event will feature 250 exhibitors and 250 speakers.
African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa are organised by Spintelligent, leading Cape Town-based trade exhibition and conference
organiser, and the African office of Clarion Events Ltd, based in the UK.
– CAJ News
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