On the 15th and 16th of October 2013, Viridis Africa hosts their third Clean Technology conference at Killarney Country Club, Johannesburg, South Africa. The event is dedicated to the introduction of clean technologies as well as associated business/investment opportunities.
The intention of Viridis Africa is to bring together investors such as Inspired Evolution, Sterling Waterford Securities, Lerako Metier, the IDC, Curatio Capital, Vantage Capital and the Technology Innovation Agency and entrepreneurs from Africa and the rest of the world, to jointly explore commercial initiatives in green technologies.
The program includes the presentation of 20 projects of business initiatives, ranging in size and scope and encompasses priority areas such as bioenergy, hydro, wind power, green chemistry, recycling, water treatment, desalination, amongst others.
According to conference organiser, Suza Adam, managing member of Spindle Communications, “principals who would present their business opportunities at this event would have the audience of numerous local and foreign investors who have $300 Million available for investment into these various initiatives (Solar Energy – Bio Energy – Waste Energy). Investors would include venture capital, private equity, project and corporate finance outfits and others dedicated to the clean tech sector. Also included are major companies who seek strategic alliance and acquisitions.”
“Additional business proposals are invited from clean tech sub-sectors including clean energy generation (wind, solar, hydro, biofuels, geothermal, clean coal technologies), storage (fuel cells, advanced batteries, hybrid systems), efficiency (smart grids, waste heat recovery), water & waste water (water treatment, water conservation, waste water treatment, desalination) and recycling and waste (recycling, waste treatment, organic matter, plastics) etc.” says Adam.
6 - 9 March 2012, Indaba Hotel, Fourways, Johannesburg
Zenith Energy is presenting two workshops: a wind resource assessment and the design of horizontal axis wind turbine rotor.
Have you considered Wind Energy? Found it to complicated ... not true, if it is understood. Zenith Energy, in conjunction with Dr Alexandre Costa, researcher from the Wind Energy Unit, division of Renewable Energy, CIEMAT, Spanish Ministry of Science & Technology and Innovation are presenting brand new Wind Energy courses to South African wind energy professionals, specifically developed to assist in understanding how wind power can be implemented effectively in all sectors of industry.
The workshop is oriented to professionals (with/without previous knowledge of wind energy), being its main objective to give the fundamental concepts on wind behaviour, as well as to train participants concerning different methodologies for the wind resource assessment and designing of horizontal Axes Turbine Rotor.
These courses will allocate time for delegates to discuss the challenges they have faced with their wind energy project viability and design, as well as to evaluate current projects that have not been seen through to fruition.
Delegates will also be assisted in identifying viable new wind energy projects ideal for their requirements.
On the 17th & 18th October 2011 the first Clean Technology business and investment matchmaking conference for the African continent is to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre, in Sandton (Johannesburg) South Africa.
Called Viridis Africa, the event is dedicated to entrepreneurs and corporates who are seeking funding to introduce clean technology solutions and services.
Principals who would present their business opportunities at this event would have the audience of numerous local and foreign investors, stratified according to their interest and investment criteria.
Investors would include venture capital, private equity, project and corporate finance outfits and others dedicated to the clean tech sector. They would also include North American, European funding agencies, major Asian industrial conglomerates, technology specific investment funds and major companies who seek strategic alliance and acquisitions.
Please note that the deadline for your business proposal submission is 30th of July 2011.
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