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#AUW2017: All the 2017 African Utility Week Industry Awards winners

The 2017 African Utility Week Industry Lifetime Achievement, Outstanding Contribution to Power, as well as Young Energy Leader awards, were won by women, reflecting the invaluable contribution women are making to the power and water industries.

Winners of the African Utility Week Industry Awards:

  • Lifetime achievement award - Helen Tarnoy, co-founder and MD, Aldwych International, United Kingdom
  • Outstanding contribution award: Water - Philip Gichuki, MD, Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company, Kenya
  • Outstanding Woman of the Year in Power/Water - Rose Kaggwa, director: business and scientific services, National Water and Sewerage Corporation, Uganda
  • Power Utility of the Year - Ethiopian Electric Power, Ethiopia
  • Water Utility of the Year - Lilongwe Water Board, Malawi
  • Large-scale Renewable Energy Project (10MW+) - Bokpoort CSP Power Plant, ACWA Power, South Africa
  • Small-scale Sustainable Energy Project (under 5MW) - Stortemelk Hydro, Renewable Energy Holdings, South Africa
  • Technology of the Year - Solar Turtle, South Africa
  • Deal of the Year - 100MW Kathu Solar Park Project, Engie, South Africa
  • Outstanding Contribution Award: Power - Charlotte Aubin-Kalaidjian, founding partner, GreenWish Partners, France, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire & Nigeria
  • Young Energy Leader - Fatima Oyiza Ademoh, founder and CEO, Ajima Youth Empowerment Foundation, Nigeria
More than 170 entries were received for the African Utility Week Industry Awards.

The 2017 African Utility Week took place at the CTICC in Cape Town, 16-18 May. For more info, go to www.african-utility-week.com.
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