Renewable Energy Products and Expertise Showcase: South Africa CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Date: 19 July 2022, 09h00 to 13h00
Location: Cape Town International Convention Centre

08h30 – 09h00

Registration and coffee

09h00 – 09h30

Welcome and opening

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)

Trade Forward Southern Africa (TFSA)

09h30 – 10h30

TFSA’s engagement in the renewable energy value chain

Profiling the renewable energy sector in sub-Saharan Africa

Navigating duty exemptions for the renewables sector


Coffee/tea break


Supporting export growth by building South African input supply capabilities through the renewable energy value chain

11h00 – 11h30

Key Note Address: Unpacking the South African Renewable Energy Masterplan as the vision and opportunity for a renewable energy manufacturing value chain

11h30 – 12h55

Panel Discussion: South Africa’s current supply capacity and capability to meet input demand into regional renewable energy projects

Topics to be discussed:

Moderator: South African Renewable Energy Council

SA Electrotechnical Export Council (SAEEC)

Green Cape

Atlantis SEZ

Manufacturing Circle

South African Wind Energy Association
South African Photovoltaic Industry Association

Q&A session

12h55 – 13h00

Closing remarks