“Career Opportunities in Sustainability Fields & Perspectives on the Renewable Energy market”
Date: Friday, 27th July 2012
Time: 11h30 -13h00
Venue: Sustainability Institute, Lecture Room, First Floor (Click for directions)
To RSVP, email Elize Hattingh at firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, 28th July 2012 at 12h00.
Mainstream Renewable Power South Africa
Davin Chown is the Director of Corporate Affairs, Commercial & Business Development for Mainstream, and a Director of Genesis Eco-Energy, and he will share insights into the Renewable Energy market and experiences going through the REBID process.
Mainstream Renewable Power South Africa, a joint venture with local development company Genesis Eco-Energy, is a leading developer of wind and solar plant. The company is actively developing over 5,000MW of projects in the Eastern, Northern and Western Capes, The Free State, and KZN and employs a local team working from offices located in Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Mainstream`s core business is to develop and build projects on behalf of their owners such as utilities, mines, energy intensive corporations, and pension funds.
Mainstream South Africa has established partnerships with a number of local companies to deliver its projects and to create long-term sustainable value for South Africa. Working with local partners, which includes Genesis, Siemens Energy Southern Africa, Absa Capital, Thebe Investment Corporation, Enzani Technologies, Usizo Engineering and several local community trusts, the aim is to establish South Africa as the renewable energy hub for Southern Africa.
For additional information visit : http://www.mainstreamrp.com/our-markets/onshore/south-africa/
Dalberg Global Development Advisors
Nadia Oshry, a Project Leader from Dalberg will provide an overview of Dalberg’s work and share perspectives on Dalberg’s approach to sustainability across sectors.
Dalberg Global Development Advisors is a strategic consulting firm that works exclusively to raise living standards in developing countries and address global issues like climate change. Dalberg is for profit but not profit-maximizing; it only takes projects that will advance its social mission. The firm’s work helps governments, foundations, international agencies, non-governmental organizations, and Fortune 500 companies to make sustainable improvements in the lives of disadvantaged and underserved populations around the world.
Founded in 2001, Dalberg now has more than 120 people from 30 nationalities working in 10 offices around the world. They bring expertise gained in the private sector to bear on problems commonly dealt with in the public and non-profit spheres. The firm takes a holistic approach to global development, touching topics from access to finance and energy policy, to public health and human rights.
For further information and copies of our most recent research and reports, please visit: http://www.dalberg.com