Programme

The aim of the Nordic Utility Days is to demonstrate that the Nordic countries have political, regulatory and technical solutions to provide cost-effective and climate friendly water and energy solutions for South Africa.

Day 1 - 14 May 2019

12:00 PM – 14:00 PM

Lunch and Networking

Country Specific Denmark

Over a period of 18 months, the NBI’s Kopano ya Metsi project has engaged with hundreds of water experts in South Africa…

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Country Specific Finland

Theme: Managing and monitoring water resources and utilities – Finnish experience Promethium, Robbie Louw will introduce Bioenergy Study report and Finnish companies ready to pursue the identified opportunities Q&A Promethium,…

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TECHNICAL HUB SESSION

The Technical Hub Session is intended to provide the best platform for Nordic companies to share their areas of specialization with the general audience within the exhibition area. The overall theme for the two-hour session is “Nordic Innovation”.

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15:15 AM – 15:45 AM

Coffee Break

Country Specific Finland

Theme: Managing and monitoring water resources and utilities – Finnish experience 20 minutes – Katri Methonen, Finnish Water Forum will introduce Finnish Water Forum organisation, its member companies, previous events…

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Country Specific Denmark

The moment is ripe to engage businesses worldwide to help drive the shift to a sustainable economy – for profit and for a greener tomorrow. Come join the club at…

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Day 2 - 15 May 2019

Investment Trends toward Sustainability

Concept: Renewables are steadily improving their competitiveness vis-à-vis traditional energy sources, fueled by remorseless reductions in the costs of solar and wind electricity and of lithium-ion batteries. Renewables attract an…

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10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Coffee Break

Smart Cities and why the Nordics are Leading

Concept: Few African cities have implemented “smart city” initiatives to drive urban development and economic growth and actual strategies are still lacking. The introduction of smarter electricity networks, also known…

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12:00 PM – 14:00 PM

Lunch and Networking

The 5 R’s in the water cycle: Reduce, Renew, Reuse, Recycle and Return.

Concept: Water is perhaps the most crucial resource, and the demand for water is increasing, but so does the water scarcity. In South Africa, less than 15 % of water…

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15:15 PM – 15:45 PM

Coffee Break

Making the Transition from Coal to Clean Energy

Concept: The global energy economy is rapidly transitioning to clean sustainable energy. Renewable energy is quickly emerging as the preferred option for many to become the primary…

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Day 3 - 16 May 2019

12:00 PM – 13:00 PM

INTERMISSION & LUNCH BREAK

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Coffee Break

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Coffee Break