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:

  • Acciona
  • African-Clean-Energy-Developments
  • Barclays
  • BioTherm
  • CSIR
  • DTI
  • Department-of-Environmental-Affairs
  • Eskom
  • DBSA
  • idc
  • juwi
  • Lereko
  • Macfarlanes
  • Monsson
  • Mott-MacDonald
  • mulilo
  • Old-Mutual
  • Red-Cap
  • Scatec
  • Standard-Bank
  • TUV
  • xelio

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 PV Insider & CSP Today South Africa: Cross-industry plenaries & Wind focus track


Topics to Drive the Next Wave of Wind 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 CSP 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 wind development & optimization sessions here

  • Supply Chain Optimization: Hear the progress and limitations of the South African supply chain, as well as the latest technical developments in turbine, tower and assessment technologies, in order to create sustainable partnerships between developers and OEMs
    See all sessions on new technological solutions here

Pre-Order The Event Brochure to Discover why Wind Energy Update 2016 is Critical for Your Business



A fantastic conference to both learn and network


A well organised event with key people sharing valuable insights


The only platform where all the key stakeholders in wind energy can meet

300+ Attendees: The Most Comprehensive Industry Gathering

  • Acciona
  • Barclays
  • CEM
  • DTI
  • Gestamp
  • juwi
  • Macfarlanes
  • mulilo
  • North-West-University
  • siemens
  • Standard-Bank
  • TUV
    Monsson Operation
  • GG Energy Holdings

We were very happy we attended


Very informative, with valuable discussions and networking opportunities


Highly relevant topics put across by the key industry players


Why Should You Attend the 3rd Annual Wind Energy Update South Africa?

By attending Wind Energy Update South Africa, you are investing your time and money in a learning and business development experience alongside all the serious players in the wind industry. Delegates attend Wind Energy Update South Africa to do business, and we facilitate this with key event features such as:

  1. Cross industry plenary sessions: Wind Energy Update South Africa 2016 will be co-located with PV Insider and CSP Today 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 Wind Energy Update conference track
    Find out more about the New Energy Update series here
  2. 20+ hours of networking: Meet top level executives from across the wind energy 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 Wind Energy Update South Africa
  3. 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 CSP deployment in South Africa ensure that this is the most relevant event for your business
    Take a look at the full agenda
  4. Focussed wind exhibition: Meet and talk with the most exciting wind technology developers and service providers, to inform your purchasing decisions
    Find out more about exhibiting here


Department of environmental affairs

The event was an eye opener and very informative. It brought about all the different perspectives on wind energy

G7 Renewables

I thoroughly enjoyed the smaller but more focussed networking opportunities


Excellent conference for networking - I would recommend it


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 wind businesses, Wind Energy Update 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


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Co-Located Events

PV Insider South Africa 2016
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CSP Today South Africa 2016
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Silver Sponsor

  • Gamesa

Bronze Sponsor

  • Arup


  • DNV-GL
  • Monsson Operation
  • WindSim


  • BioInsight
  • Bidvest Panalpina logistics
  • NAM
  • PMI

PV Insider South Africa Sponsors

Bronze Sponsor

  • Arup


  • TUV


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

CSP Today South Africa Sponsors

Silver Sponsor

  • rioglass

Bronze Sponsors

  • Arup
  • Brenmiller Energy


  • microtherm

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