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CSP Today
4th Annual Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Conference & Exhibition

CSP Today South Africa 2015

14-15 April | Cape Town

Sorry you missed CSP Today South Africa 2015...

CSP Today South Africa 2015 was a great success, as speakers, attendees, sponsors and exhibitors tackled the biggest challenges faced when trying to win bids in South Africa’s IPP market.

But it isn't too late for you to benefit - with access to every presentation and full audio recording of the two days - this will be available soon.


Unlock key financial and technical lessons learned to win new projects in the world’s fastest growing market

30 + Speakers  /  190 + attendees  /  15 + Sponsors  /  17 different countries - reserve your pass in the biggest CSP event in the region!

With new agenda topics and top level speakers there are brand new opportunities for industry leaders to network at the region's most important CSP event:

  • FINANCING - Examine the technical and legal criteria you must meet to reach financial close and prove your bankability to overcome increasing competition for project finance
  • REGULATION -Discuss key regulatory challenges with official decision makers behind the REIPPPP to simplify your path to winning projects in Window V and beyond
  • TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE - Get the very latest methods for streamlined plant design, construction and O&M to guarantee record breaking efficiency and a competitive LCOE
  • LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE - Analyse current transmission hurdles and identify future connection challenges for CSP to effectively work with Eskom and reduce your costs
  • BEYOND THE REIPPPP - Unlock project opportunities in Namibia and South Africa´s industrial energy market to boost your pipeline and grow your business

Speakers for 2015 include:

eskom NamPower ACWA Power Abengoa GDF Suez

Be part of the only event in South Africa where you can meet the key executive decision makers from all of the key companies active in South Africa’s CSP market. Register now - limited passes left!

Snapshot of the attendees 2015
General Manager Kaxu Solar Abengoa
Project Director Acciona
CEO ACWA Power Solafrica Bokpoort CSP
Senior Vice President BrightSource Energy
Senior Investment Officer European Investment Bank
Head - Renewables & Generation Projects NamPower
Principal - Energy Nedbank
Director SolarReserve
Purchasing Director Sener
Purchasing Director - Southern Africa TSK

See the full list of attendees here

Here are a few more of the benefits:

  • Lower project risk by finding the right local and international partners to share expertise and financing with on your project
  • Reach financial close by hearing from key lenders and advisors so that your project doesn’t suffer from destabilising delays
  • Increase your operational value and capacity for the latest advances in storage to meet South Africa’s peak energy demand
The variety of topics covered by the high profile speakers from many of the major players in the CSP industry meant this was a fantastic conference to both learn and to network. I would fully recommend this conference!

Meet the leading figures in the industry, key for your success in the market - secure your place at the event now!

Cut project risk by meeting with the right partners for your project

  • Overcome the risks associated with CSP in South Africa hearing from financers and investors on how to guarantee your project is bankable in the next rounds
  • The latest updates on the progress made on Round 1, 2, 3, & 3.5 projects, see how they’ve overcome key challenges and impact market and financial confidence
  • Find out more about alternative thermal storage solution that will drive cost down and enhanced the reliability of CSP compared to other renewables
CSP Today remains the go-to event to link local and global CSP stakeholders
Stellenbosch University

An investment where your business will benefit

By attending CSP Today South Africa 2015 you are making an investment of your time and money in a learning and business development experience. All of the people at this conference are here to do business and we facilitate this by:

  • Ensuring that all of the right people that you want to meet are there so you can have the most productive sessions possible
  • Presentations and panel led discussions focused specifically on CSP deployment in South Africa so that this is the most relevant event to your business
  • A networking and exhibition area which is dedicated to helping you build relationships and source potentially lucrative partnerships

Meet the most influential figures for your business - don't miss out and close contracts at CSP Today South Africa!

Well attended and very informative conference. Very helpful to establish valuable business contact and we are looking very optimistic into the future to develop further on and with the contacts made at the conference. I will come again.
STEAG Energy Services

Position your brand as a leader in the world’s most exciting CSP market

While you have 250 of the industries top executives all in one place to focus on how they can develop their CSP business this is the perfect opportunity to position your brand in front of them.

  • Benefit from Branding by having your logo on the event website and all event materials so that you are visible as an industry leader
  • Have a meeting place at the event by taking an Exhibition Booth so that 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

For all Sponsorship or Exhibition inquiries contact Joel Lopez by clicking here

CSP Today South Africa - The industries best learning and networking event

At the industry’s leading event everything will be dedicated to helping your business benefit through:

  • 20+ hours of networking: Meet top level executives from across the CSP value chain during exclusive networking time
  • Exclusive industry panels and extended Q&A sessions - More panels and more discussion will let you raise questions and give your view to the conference with more interactivity than ever before
  • Focused CSP exhibition- Meet and talk with some of the most exciting CSP companies, and see what products are making waves in the industry. Find out more about taking a booth at the conference
  • Exclusive online networking platform: Gain early access to our online networking platform and fill your conference diary before you arrive in Cape Town so you return to the office with the contacts to move your business forwards in 2014

Network with the key companies and institutions for your business in South Africa - reserve your place in two clicks

An unmissable opportunity for your South African business strategy

If you want to grow your business in the CSP market by securing new customers, meeting the local players, officials and industry heads, then this is the conference to do it.

Brandon Páramo
Brandon Páramo
Project Manager
CSP Today
t. +44 (0)20 7422 4302
Silver Sponsor
Bronze Sponsor
SPX Corporation
Lanyard Sponsor
Global Premier Exhibitors
Aalborg CSP
Promat HPI
2015 Speakers
GDF Suez
TSK Grupo
Lereko Metier
vantage capital
Department of Energy
Department of Trade and industry
Mott MacDonald
Allen Overy
Stellenbosch University
spanish embassy