This June will see the next annual staging of Sustainability Week, a multi sector event that is a highlight on the national green economy calendar, providing key stakeholders with a platform from which to learn and engage with thought leaders and relevant business and government networks. The event consists of no less than eight conferences and seminars and one large exhibition, and takes place at the CSIR International Convention Centre City of Tshwane from the 17th to the 19th June 2014.

This June will see the next annual staging of Sustainability Week, a multi sector event that is a highlight on the national green economy calendar, providing key stakeholders with a platform from which to learn and engage with thought leaders and relevant business and government networks. The event consists of no less than eight conferences and seminars and one large exhibition, and takes place at the CSIR International Convention Centre City of Tshwane from the 17th to the 19th June 2014.

The Department of Energy and Eskom have made significant advances in recent years under the headings to energy efficiency and renewable energy, and if these strategies can continue to hold positions of high importance, massive opportunities will continue to be created for businesses in these sub sectors.
Targeting peak demand is a fundamental challenge in looking to reduce total supply needs and capacity – can EE and RE be used as key aspects of the strategy to tackle peak demand – we consider this question at a city scale?
EE in particular has the potential for broad based implementation and with the energy problem in South Africa being so severe, the potential rewards for investing in energy efficiency have never been greater, yet many businesses seem reluctant to do so. This seminar will explore the reasons behind this, while also discussing ways to inspire change.

For more information on the event, please see: http://sustainabilityweek.co.za/energy/