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.
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