Johannesburg, South Africa, October
3, 2014—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, invites media to attend
the 2014 ESCO Finance Conference, which brings together a range of private
and public sector stakeholders in the South African energy market to promote
energy efficiency and renewable energy.
This second Energy Service Companies Finance Conference follows the
success of the inaugural ESCO Finance Conference last year, which brought
world-leading experts to South Africa to inspire the development of the
ESCOs financing model.
This year’s event aims to encourage continuing development of the South
African energy efficiency market and will feature speakers representing
public entities such as Eskom, NCPC and SANEDI, and private sector actors
such as ABSA, FNB and Energy Partners.
Topics of discussion include Energy Efficiency and the Role of the Financial
Sector, Energy Efficiency Policy, Energy Efficiency and Industrial Competitiveness
in South Africa, Green Buildings, and Private- Public Partnerships for
Date: 6-7 October 2014
Time: 08h00 – 17h30
Venue: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Rosebank, Johannesburg
For media enquiries, please contact:
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development
institution focused exclusively on the private sector. Working with private
enterprises in about 100 countries, we use our capital, expertise, and
influence to help eliminate extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity.
In FY14, we provided more than $22 billion in financing to improve lives
in developing countries and tackle the most urgent challenges of development.
For more information, visit www.ifc.org.