New Energy Update South Africa 2016 has taken place. You can now access the presentations and recordings, or find out about the 2017 edition here:

The industry's biggest and best platform for business-critical networking, learning, and commercial growth is back, featuring even more industry decision-makers, high-level representations from government and private sector alike. Take a look at the key features for 2016:

300+ Attendees

Senior representation from all the serious wind companies working in South Africa

40+ Speakers

(Inter)national government & C-Level speakers from key developers, financiers and EPCs

15+ Sponsors

Capitalising on exceptional industry exposure through exclusive sponsor & expo packages


Business-critical topics and fruitful opportunities for networking and discussion


With Wind Energy Update & CSP Today South Africa: Cross-industry plenaries & PV focus track


Topics to Drive the Next Wave of PV Projects

  • Regulation & Infrastructure: Discuss key regulation and transmission challenges with the regulatory decision makers and successful project developers, in order to instigate effective collaboration with governmental bodies and enable the successful completion of projects
    See all regulation and infrastructure sessions here
  • New Markets for Southern Africa: Harness the potential of Southern Africa’s abundant resources: Discover the wider Sub-Saharan markets, and how to use South Africa as a spring-board to access PV opportunities on the continent
    See all sessions on new and emergent opportunities here
  • Outside the REIPPP: Gaining a workable understanding of how to win and effectively manage projects within Southern Africa’s growing industrial and commercial sectors, in order to boost your project pipeline and grow your business
    See all sessions on growing your business outside the REIPPP here
  • Development & Optimization: Hear from experts with extensive operational experience in South Africa, in order to learn how to optimize project development and achieve operational excellence to beat the competitive market 
    See all PV development & optimization sessions here
  • Alternative Applications & Hybridization: Get insight from the forefront of technological development; understand the potential for PV hybridization and how to overcome the barriers to commercialisation
    See all sessions on new applications here
View Registration Options and Prices Here



A fantastic conference to both learn and network


This is an essential event for those who are involved in PV project development


A great platform that gave me the chance to connect with potential clients

300+ Attendees: The Industry's Biggest PV Gathering

  • Acciona
  • Barclays
  • CEM
  • DTI
  • Eskom
  • X-Elio
  • juwi
  • Macfarlanes
  • mulilo
  • Old-Mutual
  • TUV
    GG Energy Holdings
  • GeoSun
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A great overview of the market and direct personal contact with the people that are driving it


A great platform to bring the industry together




Why Do You Need to Attend PV Insider South Africa 2016?

  • Cross-industry plenary sessions: PV Insider South Africa 2016 will be co-located with CSP Today and Wind Energy Update South Africa. This will bring even more senior representatives from governments, regulatory bodies, investors and financiers, and the opportunity to facilitate cross-industry collaboration, whilst retaining the in-depth technical discussions in the PV Insider conference track
    Find out more about the New Energy Update series here
  • 20+ hours of networking: Meet top level executives from across the PV value chain during exclusive networking time, and use our exclusive online networking platform to connect with your fellow delegates and speakers before, during and after the conference. Onsite, the exclusive networking and exhibition area is dedicated to helping you build relationships and source lucrative partnerships
    See who you will meet at PV Insider South Africa
  • Exclusive panels and extended Q&A sessions: More panels and discussion will allow you to share your perspective with the conference, and facilitate greater interactivity and debate than ever before - Presentations and panel discussions focussed specifically on PV deployment and operation in South Africa ensure that this is the most relevant event for your business
    Take a look at the full agenda
  • Focussed PV exhibition: Meet and talk with some of the most exciting PV technology developers and suppliers in the exclusive PV exhibition, and see what products are making waves in the industry.
    Find out more about exhibiting here

Excellent platform for networking - I would recommend it


Very well organised and professional


The conference in Johannesburg allowed me to get insight into South African solar energy market in it's current state as well as glimpse into the future
of the market


Business Development Opportunities: Grow Your Market Share and Win New Business

Business Development Opportunities: Grow Your Market Share and Win New BusinessWith 150+ of the industry’s top executives all in one place to develop their PV businesses, PV Insider South Africa is the perfect opportunity to establish your name and increase your market share. Business development opportunities include:

  • Benefit from Branding by having your logo on the event website and all event materials so that you are visible as an industry leader
  • Host a meeting space at the conference by taking an exhibition booth from which you can display your expertise to prospective clients
  • Share your expertise by making a presentation to the conference audience which will show you as an industry leader and prompt interest in your product
  • Moderate the experts in one of our panel sessions - get on stage with the leading developers, EPCs and OEMs
  • Purpose-build packages: Whatever your business development needs, we will build you a bespoke package. Simply contact German at to discuss your options

Contact German Tuya for your sponsorship and exhibition enquiries


Register by Friday to secure your discounted ticket

Co-Located Events

Wind Energy Update South Africa 2016
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CSP Today South Africa 2016
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Bronze Sponsor

  • Arup


  • TUV


  • ARI
  • Bidvest Panalpina logistics
  • NAM
  • PMI
  • solarbuyer
  • VDM

Wind Energy Update South Africa Sponsors

Silver Sponsor

  • Gamesa

Bronze Sponsor

  • Arup


  • DNV-GL
  • Monsson Operation
  • WindSim


  • BioInsight
  • Bidvest Panalpina logistics
  • PMI

CSP Today South Africa Sponsors

Silver Sponsor

  • rioglass

Bronze Sponsors

  • Arup
  • Brenmiller Energy


  • Promat

Lanyard Sponsor

  • SolarReserve


  • ARI
  • Bidvest Panalpina logistics
  • eltherm
  • PMI

Got a question? Get in touch below!

Adam Minkley

Adam Minkley

Senior Conference Organiser
New Energy Update