2nd ICSC Energy Transition Workshop

The future of coal in a transitioning energy landscape

A joint event between the ICSC and Eskom
in Cape Town, South Africa

19-20 April 2023

The ICSC and Eskom are holding a two day workshop on 19-20 April with Eskom in Cape Town with the theme  The energy transition – identifying the realities for power generation and the wider economy

It will include sessions on:

  • The policies – that influence the use of coal in various countries
  • The realities – including items such as load shedding in South Africa, and the renewed emphasis in Europe on energy security
  • Coping with renewables – a more technical session on introducing flexibility to coal-fired units and managing the grid
  • Coal in the circular economy – including the use of ash and gypsum and CO2 utilisation
  • Repowering and repurposing – reviewing European, South African and American plans and projects
  • Just energy transition – what is happening in Europe, South Africa and other regions
  • The future for coal – this session will focus on the cleaner use of coal for power generation


The Westin Cape Town offers rooms at a special rate (3,535 ZAR avg. per night) for workshop participants. Please book your room on the link below:

Book your group rate for ICSC Delegates

2-day programme incl. lunch & coffee breaks
£ 500

The International Centre for Sustainable Carbon (ICSC) is part of an International Energy Agency organised network of functionally and legally autonomous collaborative partnerships focused on a wide range of energy technologies known as Technology Collaboration Programmes (TCPs). We provide independent information and analysis on how biomass, coal and other carbon sources can become cleaner sources of energy, compatible with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Our comprehensive work programme includes the preparation of well-regarded policy relevant study reports together with a worldwide dissemination and outreach programme.