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Deliver a competitive project on time and on budget to increase your share and profit in the South African PV market in 2012

The only event in South Africa focusing exclusively on PV project development, to guarantee your project is brought to completion on time and on budget. We will bring together local and international stakeholders to meet and discuss how to drive PV projects forwards in South Africa, to guarantee the future growth of your business

The future of PV in South Africa has never looked brighter, and at PV Project Development Summit South Africa you will learn:

  • Experience matters: Hear the lessons learned in PV project development to dramatically improve performance and reduce costs for your plant
  • Your blueprint for success: Make your PV vision a reality with the very latest methods for streamlined plant design and construction, to guarantee record breaking efficiency and competitive LCOE
  • Photovoltaic technology roadmap: Examine the risks and advantages of each PV technology and cost out your options to drive performance and achieve the very best ROI
  • Demonstrate your bankability: Make the right choices, from technology and interconnection to suppliers and EPC partners, to achieve fast financial closure in South Africa
  • Project supply chain management: Benefit from experience and get expert solutions that promise to save you time, frustration and money
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The key stakeholders and the most experienced international experts ready to share their knowledge with you

This will be a melting pot of PV developers, EPCs Technology Providers, Government Officials and Investors. But not only this, we have guaranteed only the very best speakers will be taking the stage ready to present, analyze, debate, deliver and discuss key industry issues, opportunities and challenges to ensure you take home a robust strategy to succesfully develop your PV business in South Africa.

We have confirmed 20+ speakers, just have a look at a sample of the great line up:

  • Karim Asali, Technical Development Manager, First Solar
  • Mariano Berges, CTO, Fotowatio
  • Rusty Sage, Operations, Gestamp Solar
  • Elmar Meyer, Departmental Manager for Solar Projects, Group 5
  • Jasandra Nyker, Chief Executive Officer, BioTherm Energy
  • Gareth Warner, Managing Director, Momentous Energy
  • Alastair Campbell, Head of Power Finance, Standard Bank
  • Ayanda Nakedi, Senior General Manager, Eskom
  • Pervelan Govender, Chief Engineer - Investment Infrastructure Planning, Eskom
  • Riaan Meyey, Research Engineer, Stellenbosch University

Have a look at the full speaker line up here, or even better download the brochure to find out what challenges they will be addressing to help you deliver a profitable PV project

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The most productive 2 days you will spend all year...

Growing your PV business is not going to happen overnight, but we can ensure you that attending the PV Insider South Africa Conference will be the fast track way in achieving your South Africa objective! It is rare to have so much international PV experience in one room, saving you time and money in getting in front of the key contacts.

That's why we have tailored the event to ensure networking is even easier for you to meet who is important to your business:

  • Online networking tool - 1 week prior to the event you will be given exclusive access to an online networking tool, so you can see who is attending and book in advance key meetings with speakers, sponsors & delegates
  • Cocktail networking party - On the evening of the first day, you are invited to enjoy some drinks to meet with all the attendees and develop your relationships
  • Extended coffee and lunch breaks - Giving you even more opportunity to continue conversations from the conference room and meet the people that matter to your business
  • Exhibition zone - The hub of activity will take place in the expo zone, providing you a chance to meet with the solution providers and swap even more business cards.

PV Insider has the track record - take a look at what major companies had to say about our previous events...

“ Excellent and intimate venue with top level networking opportunities and real feedback from the field


“ Great networking, excellent opportunity to meet O&M colleagues in the industry

SunPower Corp

“ Well organized conference with speakers selected from industry leading companies


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With such a focused conference agenda, and a room filled with the most important people from the right companies, can you afford to miss out? Get the online conference brochure today and see what you will be getting in 2 packed days! You will also hear about:

  • The biggest speaker additions
  • Sponsor and exhibitor announcements
  • The final agenda when it is released

... as well as the 8 page PDF conference brochure before anyone else. Sign up here and I will keep you in the know!

Jack Ahearne

Jack Ahearne
Global Events Director
CSP Today | PV Insider
+44 (0) 20 7375 7556
US toll free: 1800 814 3459 ex: 7556

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First Solar

Fotowatio FRV

Gestamp Solar


Schneider Electric

Momentous Energy

BioTherm Energy

Mainstream Renewable Power

Group 5


Standard Bank

Cresco Project Finance

Cresco Project Finance

Nelson Mandela University

Stellenbosch University

Astrom Technical Advisors, S.L.



Sunspyre SA

Silver Sponsor

Jinko Solar

Coffee Break Sponsor

Canadian Solar




Convert Italia

Sunspyre SA