Power & Electricity World Africa 2019

PHD Powerhouse is a proud exhibitor at the leading and longest-running power and electricity exhibition and conference for utilities, IPPS, large energy users, the government and the energy industry. 

Seminar Highlights 

  • How large energy users and commerce at large can shrink their power costs  
  • How big data and analytics can help you save on energy costs 
  • Smart grids, revenue protection, smart metering and billing 
  • How to avoid decommissioning and improve the competitiveness of coal generation 
  • How to support growth and skills development for engineers 
  • How to transition from an SME into an EPC contractor 
  • The potential for AI, VR, drones and machine-learning in energy 
  •  Preferred business models for investing in renewable energy options 
  • Installing renewables 

Gentalks – Day One and Day Two 

  • Introducing efficiencies and reducing costs in your power plant 
  • Businesses looking for the latest tech in power generation  

Smart Electricity Seminar – Day One and Day Two 

  • Discover the potential of Smart Grid technologies to accelerate sustainable access to electricity 

Solar Techtalks – Day One and Day Two 

  • Learning about future-shaping technologies such as photovoltaics, solar thermal technologies, solar plants, grid infrastructure and solutions for the integration of renewable energy 

Install Renewables – Day One and Day Two 

  • With the rapidly growing C & I industry and the increase of the renewable heat incentive installations of solar thermal hot water systems, the industry will need skilled electrical contractors 
  • For skilled plumbers or renewable energy installers, training will prove to be a smart investment.
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Solar Show 2019

Power is pivotal in the lives of everyone in South Africa; suffice to say – this is becoming increasingly challenging for all concerned. Whether you are a private individual or run a small or large business; little can be achieved without power. Load shedding– has become a bugbear for everyone, and solutions to our power problems are perhaps the number one challenge that we, as South Africans, are facing daily. Read the rest

How to Reduce Energy Costs in SA Businesses

According to statistics business owners seem to be rather reluctant to use the implementation of integrated facility management to reduce energy costs, even though these systems have the potential to save money in the long term. 

Smart building management systems control, monitor and optimise building services to improve energy efficiency on so many levels. 

A good example is the monitoring that adjusts lighting according to the brightness or darkness of a room; specific focus is placed on energy-guzzling systems such as air conditioning units and lights. Read the rest

Make a Difference – Be Energy Efficient

Being energy efficient has a positive impact on socio-economic upliftment

Energy efficiency offers opportunities for socioeconomic upliftment through creating jobs. One of the needs for the national support of energy efficiency programmes such as 49M is South Africa’s leading energy saving movement calling on all South Africans to avoid wasting energy. 

The campaign, which is becoming trendy, challenges individuals and businesses to live energy efficient lives and to run energy efficient enterprises. Read the rest