Site Visits

Secure Your Place For An Exclusive Site Visit

Make the most of your experience at Enlit Africa with an additional site visit on 10 June - available exclusively to our delegate attendees.

Add an interactive dimension to your Enlit Africa experience with exclusive access to a range of site visits taking place 10 June 2022.

From visiting local power plants, to Cape Town's top tourist attractions, we'll be sure to provide you with an unforgettable experience as you learn and wind down your week at Enlit Africa in style. 

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Robben Island solar installation

Robben Island solar installation

Robben Island’s solar installation by solar energy firm SOLA Future Energy has drastically reduced the island’s reliance on costly diesel power. The attending delegates will learn about the largest combined solar and lithium-ion storage facility in South Africa in a uniquely historical setting.

Solar PV tour

Solar PV tour

Visit the City of Cape Town’s Bloemhof rooftop solar and Kraaifontein floating solar installations. The Kraaifontein installation represent South Africa’s first floating solar PV project at a municipality’s wastewater treatment plan and the project aims to quantify the evaporation savings and the relative energy generated. This will be followed by a visit to the silo solar installation on the Lourensford wine estate. Here delegates will visit the innovative energy efficiency solar project, hosted by SPS Africa on the Lourensford wine estate, a technical tour will be conducted on the ground-mount with the Tesla Power Pack as well as the solar panels on the roof of the winery.
Steenbras Pumped Storage

Steenbras Pumped Storage

Visit the Steenbras Pumped Storage power stations and get insight into how surplus national generating capacity is employed to utilise relatively low cost off-peak electricity available at night to pump water from a lower to an upper storage reserve. Lunch and a tour of the Lourensford silo solar installation are included in this tour.
Innovation Tour

Innovation Tour

Our Innovation Tour which will take in some of the laboratory testing work being done by the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) and the University of the Western Cape (UWC) on hydrogen fuel cells, battery energy storage and SCADA systems.Lunch and a tour of the Lourensford silo solar installation are included in this tour.

Important Information

  1. Detailed itineraries will be sent once selection has been made with final departure and return times per site visit 
  2. Please ensure if you book a flight out of Cape Town on Friday 10 June it is no earlier than 20:00.
  3. All site visits include the following: 
    • Tea/coffee and pastries at registration 
    • Refreshments on the coach 
    • Light lunch with refreshments 
    • All transport to and from the CTICC 
    • Site visit information pack 
    • Expert led tours at the sites 

For more information on booking for the site visit please contact chanelle.george@wearevuka.com

Host Ministry

  • Mineral resources & energy

Host Utility

  • eskom-logo

Host City

  • City-of-Cape-Town

Platinum Sponsor

  • Conlog
  • Actom Pty Ltd
  • Gridspertise
  • SAP
  • Sulzer

Diamond Sponsor

  • General Electric

Silver Sponsor

  • Siemens
  • Megger

Registration Sponsor

  • SAP

Host Publication

  • ESI Africa

CEO Forum Partners

  • Conlog
  • Eaton
  • Oracle Utilities
  • Prime Alliance
  • Eskom GC

Municipal Leaders Forum Partners

  • IFC

Global Knowledge Partner

  • Enel Foundation

Initiate Supporting Partners

  • Sarebi
  • SAIEE
  • FEENIX