On the 16-17 October 2012 the second Clean Technology business and investment conference for the African continent, Viridis Africa, is to be held at the Killarney Country Club, Lower Houghton in Johannesburg.
Viridis Africa is dedicated to entrepreneurs and corporates who are seeking funding to introduce clean technology solutions and services.
Principals who would present their business opportunities at this event would have the audience of numerous local and foreign investors. Investors would include venture capital, private equity, project and corporate finance outfits and others dedicated to the clean tech sector.
The pre-eminent event for investment in clean technologies throughout Africa will be the place for local and foreign investors to meet with principals of projects in renewable energy, waste treatment and recycling, water and effluent treatment amongst other sectors.
The size and scope of projects seeking funding would range from few to hundreds of millions of US dollars.
Participants include speakers / representatives of the leading financial institutions both local and international, country trade representatives, international funding agencies and many others.
The following are some of the clean tech sub-sectors in which principals may consider their company, initiative being presented: Clean Energy Generation: Wind, solar, hydro, biofuels, geothermal, clean coal technologies Storage: Fuel cells, advanced batteries, hybrid systems Infrastructure: Management, transmission Efficiency: Building efficiency, smart grids, waste heat recovery Water & waste water: Water treatment, water conservation, waste water treatment, desalination Recycling & waste: Recycling, waste treatment, organic matter, plastics,
The conference is relevant to: Researchers working on water, energy and environmental issues Government agencies involved in water, renewable energy and environmental issues Electricity and water utilities and planners Environmental consultants Investors including institutional, private equity, venture capital from outside Africa will be presenting their particular interest, investment criteria and inviting principals to submit their business proposals.
Date: 16 October 2012 to 17 October 2012 Location: Killarney Country Club, Johannesburg Cost: R6000 More info: Killarney Country Club is one of the most prestigious clubs in Johannesburg, strategically situated near the M1 Motorway, has ample parking, good security and offers many outstanding facilities.
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