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2024 Post-Conference Tours To Visit Key Energy Providers

The fourth and final day of Enlit Africa is the exclusive Site Visit day, which includes a full-day tour of some of Cape Town’s energy innovation hotspots. From the unique Robben Island tour to cutting-edge generation options, our Site Visit day gives delegates insight into solutions in the Western Cape and inspire ideas to apply at home.

Get an Insider's Look at Cape Town's Energy Scene

Friday 24 May 2024 will be a full day of exploring local power plants and energy innovations, all while networking with like-minded professionals.

Our exclusive annual site visit programme is available only to Platinum delegate attendees and site visit ticket holders, providing an unforgettable experience that is both educational and engaging.

Innovation Tour

University of Western Cape Hydrogen Project
The Innovation Tour at Enlit Africa delves into cutting-edge hydrogen technology and grid modernization solutions. Explore the University of the Western Cape's pioneering work in hydrogen fuel cell technology, experiencing noiseless, efficient, and pollution-free transportation firsthand. Gain insights from experts on hydrogen fuel cells' significance in South Africa's energy landscape and dive deep into the technology's components and real-world applications.

At the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, delve into the Centre for Substation Automation and Energy Management Systems (CSAEMS), where advanced facilities drive groundbreaking research in grid modernization. Discover innovative projects, tour state-of-the-art laboratories, and engage in hands-on demonstrations. Leave equipped with knowledge on IEC61850 communication, hardware-in-the-loop testing, and other key aspects shaping the future of energy technology.

Distribution Tour

Eskom's electrification project in Mandela Park illuminates more than just homes; it brightens the future for residents. With upgraded infrastructure, a focus on safety, and opportunities for local empowerment, this initiative aims to improve quality of life, educational opportunities, and economic growth. Eskom's commitment to electrification extends beyond Mandela Park, serving as a beacon of progress for underserved communities nationwide.

Attendees will also explore innovative energy solutions at Worcester's Hex Substation, where a Battery Energy Storage System enhances network performance and integrates renewable energy. At Vrede en Lust Wine Farm, delegates will witness the power of solar energy firsthand, as the expansive solar installation drives sustainability and reduces carbon emissions in the South African wine industry.

Robben Island Tour

Embark on a profound journey of history and sustainability with Enlit Africa's special site visit to Robben Island. Delegates will witness the island's transition from a place of historical significance to a beacon of renewable energy, as they explore the solar installation. This unique experience offers a powerful reflection on the convergence of past and present, highlighting Robben Island's commitment to environmental responsibility alongside its storied past. Beyond the tours, delegates will be inspired by the island's message of hope and transformation, aligning with Enlit Africa's mission of fostering a sustainable energy future for Africa.

Western Cape Water Tour

Explore the pivotal role of the Zandvliet Wastewater Treatment Works in Cape Town's environmental stewardship, boasting advanced membrane technology and sustainable practices. Enlit Africa delegates will glean insights into sustainable wastewater treatment, resource recovery, and cutting-edge technologies, paving the way for greener practices across Africa. Meanwhile, a visit to the Bellville Integrated Waste Management Facility showcases innovative waste sorting and diversion methods, energy-efficient operations, and future-proof design, serving as a model for sustainable waste management continent-wide.

Amidst the scenic beauty of Durbanville Hills Wine Estate, delegates will indulge in an exceptional wine experience. From premium wine tastings to gourmet culinary delights, they'll discover the winery's commitment to sustainability while immersing themselves in South Africa's rich wine culture.

Generation Site Tour

Explore Freeport Saldanha, the nation's premier Special Economic Zone, poised to lead the charge in green hydrogen production, driving economic growth and sustainability. Delve into the heart of power generation at Ankerlig Power Station, witnessing cutting-edge technology and sustainability efforts shaping South Africa's energy future. Savor the flavors of the West Coast at Khwa Ttu Restaurant, where culinary creativity meets the rich heritage of the San people.

Join us for an immersive experience, discovering the power, innovation, and culture that define South Africa's energy and culinary landscapes.

2024 Enlit Africa Sponsors & Exhibitors

Diamond Sponsors
GE Vernova
Platinum Sponsors
Aberdare Cables
ACTOM
Conlog
Dromex
Lucy Electric
SIEMENS
Standard Bank
Wipro
Gold Sponsors
Dongguan Hinen New Energy Technology Co.Ltd
Schneider Electric
Steinmuller Africa
Silver Sponsors
CBI-electric: African Cables
Enertech International, Inc
G3-Alliance
Landis+Gyr
Megger Limited
Prime Alliance
Triveni Turbine Ltd.
uMngeni-uThukela Water
Utility CEO Forum Expert Partners
Conlog
ESKOM
GE Vernova
Lucy Electric
Oracle
Pylon
Rosatom
Dinner Sponsor
Networking Function Sponsor
Matchmaking platform and Lounge Sponsor
Dinner Sponsor
Standard Bank
Networking Function Sponsor
ACTOM
Matchmaking platform and Lounge Sponsor
Standard Bank
Women in Energy Sponsor
EWSETA
Lesedi
The Carbon Trust
Green Hub Partner
Atlantis SEZ
The City of Cape Town
WESGRO
Strategic Partner
ALSF
APUA
Power Africa
Education & Training Partner
EWSETA
Solar Pavilion Partner
Registration Sponsors
Delegate Bag Sponsor
Solar Pavilion Partner
SAPVIA
Registration Sponsors
Wipro
Delegate Bag Sponsor
Dromex
Knowledge Partner
Energy Intelligence
Frost & Sullivan

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