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Advisory Board

South African IPP Association

Brian Day


Brian Day is experienced in RE business development – in wind and PV. He has 31 years’ experience in technical, business development, and civil society fields. He is a chemical engineer with a master’s in engineering management. Early work experience includes steelmaking, R&D, construction, and social justice. He joined Exxaro in 2007 in project management and became part of the team that established Cennergi in 2012 as Head of Project Development and Technical Support. He later had a role in Advocacy, including Board roles in 2 industry associations. Brian has worked as Head of Implementation at the IPP Office for the Department of Energy, consulted for the Energy Council, and to Sasol in the renewable energy and green Hydrogen field. He is supports Cennergi (Exxaro’s new energy initiative), PwC, PARI, and several IPPs. He is currently the chairman of SAIPPA (South African Independent Power Producers Association) and has appeared on radio and television interviews on the electricity sector in South Africa.

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