In preparation for a trade delegation to South Africa  6-9 November 2012, the Mission was guest speaker at a Seminar at the Portuguese Agency for Energy ADENE’s   headquarters in Lisbon. The delegation plans to attend Power-Gen Africa/Renewable Energy World Africa (taking place in Sandton 6-8 November) with a 120m2 national stand to further promote the Portuguese acquired know-how in the sector.

 Mr. N Sifuba, First Secretary, addressed the targeted audience of entrepreneurs in Renewable Energy with a presentation on the South African market in general and current opportunities the RE sector. BEE policies, the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2010-2030 and the ongoing Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP) were some of the subjects presented by Mr. Sifuba that was also addressing some of the questions raised by the attending businessmen. The Mission actively liaised and involved CCILSA, the Luso-South African Chamber of Commerce in all contacts with ADENE.

Companies attending Embassy’s presentation at ADENE

 Mr N Sifuba addressing questions raised by businessman, together with Ms I Oliveira, CCILSA