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Experience a Full-Day Tour of Energy Innovation In Action

Attendees of Enlit Africa 2023 will have the opportunity to embark on an exclusive full-day tour of South Africa's energy landscape. From visiting local power plants to exploring innovative generation options, this tour is an unforgettable experience.

Explore the Best of Cape Town and the Energy Sector

Attendees can make the most of their experience at Enlit Africa with an additional site visit that will take place on 19 May 2023 - available exclusively to our delegate attendees and site visit ticket holders.

From visiting local power plants, to Cape Town's top tourist attractions, our attendees are in for an unforgettable experience filled with knowledge and firsthand learnings while networking and winding down their week at Enlit Africa in style.

Innovation tour

University of Western Cape Hydrogen Project

Hydrogen fuel cell technology is noiseless, effective and pollution free the only emission is water. In South Africa UWC’s HySA Systems is leading the research. Attending delegates will view a fleet golf carts powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology (HFCT)courtesy of UWC’s Hydrogen Systems South Africa (HySA Systems).

Please note: Site visits are constantly being updated and expanded on.

Distribution tour

This tour will take in a newly commissioned substation, City of Cape Town solar monitoring and smart car charging testing facility.

Please note: Site visits are constantly being updated and expanded on.

Robben Island tour

Bookings Close: 3 May 2023

Robben Island has an energy usage profile that comprises residential needs, desalination, harbour and office. In total, the island uses almost 2M kWh of electricity annually. Commissioned by the Department of Tourism, the solar PV project, consisting of a solar PV farm created by SOLA Future Energy combined with a lithium-ion.

Please note: Site visits are constantly being updated and expanded on battery storage facility and smart controllers, will produce almost 1M.

Pumped storage tour

For generating purposes, water is released from the upper Rock view Dam to the two reversible pump turbines located 60 metres below ground level. The units can also be used to pump additional water from the Palmiet River via the Rockview Dam to the Steenbras Dam to supplement the Cape Town water supply.

Please note: Site visits are constantly being updated and expanded on.

Generation tour

Tour some of the innovative generation options available to our delegates, including a floating solar installation, biogas digester and wind farm. Explore the South African generation landscape and enjoy the beauty of the Western Cape during this FULL DAY tour.

Please note: Site visits are constantly being updated and expanded on.

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