Large power

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Day 1: Tuesday, 13 May 2014

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The vision for a sustainable African utility sector
Chairperson: Lawrence Musaba, Co-ordination Centre Manager, Southern African Power Pool, Zimbabwe

Mongezi Ntsokolo presentation09:30 – 09:50
Welcome address
Mongezi Ntsokolo, Group Executive Transmission, Eskom, South Africa

Frans Vreeswijk presentationAudio: Frans Vreeswijk presentation09:50 – 10:10
Keynote address: Developing the standards toward a smart energy future and sustainable energy for all
Frans Vreeswijk, Secretary General & Chief Executive Officer, IEC, Switzerland

Agnes Dasewitz presentationAudio: Agnes Dasewitz presentation10:10 – 10:30
Power Africa: US engagement into the African power sector and a $7 billion commitment
Agnes Dasewicz, Director, USAID’s Private Capital Group for Africa, USA

Sarah Tibatemwa presentationAudio: Sarah Tibatemwa presentation10:30  – 10:50
The utility drivers of development: Power, water and economic growth
Sarah Tibatemwa, Director: Africa, International Water Association, Netherlands

Ayanda Nakedi presentationAudio: Ayanda Nakedi presentation10:50  – 11:20
Scene setting – an Eskom perspective
Ayanda Nakedi, Senior General Manager, Renewables Business Unit, Eskom, South Africa

11:20 – 12:00
Panel discussion: The changing African utility landscape – adaptation for longevity

  • Agnes Dasewicz, Director of USAID’s Private Capital Group for Africa. USA
  • Sarah Tibatemwa, Director: Africa, International Water Association, Netherlands
  • Phindile Baleni, Chief Executive Officer, National Energy Regulator South Africa, South Africa
  • Ayanda Nakedi, Senior General Manager, Renewables Business Unit, Eskom, South Africa

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Explore the regulatory landscape – governing and guiding change in practice
Chairperson: Alfred Hartzenberg, Senior Project Manager Industrial Energy Efficiency, NCPC, South Africa

Ravi Govender presentationAudio: Ravi Govender presentation13:30 – 13:50
The road to a green economy – 12L EE tax incentive
Ravi Govender, 12L Consultant, SANEDI, South Africa

Martin Cameron presentationAudio: Martin Cameron presentation13:50 – 14:10
The importance of long-term strategic energy requirement planning: A Transnet case study
Martin Cameron, Partner Management Sciences, EON Consulting, South Africa

14:10 – 14:30
Discussion for and against Carbon Tax
Panellists

  • Gaylor Montmasson-Clair, Assistant Programme Manager: Sustainable Growth, Trade & Industrial Policy, South Africa – Opening statement
  • Robbie Louw presentationAudio: Robbie Louw presentationEgmont Ottermann, Group Energy Manager, PPC, South Africa
  • Robbie Louw, Director, Promethium Carbon, South Africa

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Systems, tools and solutions to effectively implementing behaviour change

Jerusha Joseph presentationAudio: Jerusha Joseph presentation15:45 – 16:05
Case study: Airport implementation of an Energy Management System
Jerusha Joseph, Engineer: Mechanical, ACSA, South Africa

Gustav Radloff presentationAudio: Gustav Radloff presentation16:05 – 16:25
Measurement & Verification and the ISO 50 001 Energy Management Standard
Gustav Radloff, Managing Director, Energy Cybernetics, South Africa

Theunis Mundell presentationAudio: Theunis Mundell presentation16:25 – 16:45
Avoid another 2008 electricity supply crisis using world class manufacturing pillars
Theunis Mundell, World-Class Manufacturing Instructor, ArcelorMittal – Saldanha Works, South Africa

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Day 2: Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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Innovative case studies solutions for managing energy and water consumption
Chairperson: Barry Bredenkamp, Chief Operating Officer, SANEDI, South Africa

Peter Mukoma presentationAudio: Peter Mukoma presentation09:00 – 09:20
Sustaining the private sector through energy efficiency
Peter Mukoma, Programme Manager: Energy, NBI, South Africa

Sarah Ward presentationAudio: Sarah Ward09:20 – 09:40
City of Cape Town – The drive to be more energy efficient
Sarah Ward, Head: Energy & Climate Change, Environmental Resource Management Department, City of Cape Town, South Africa

09:40 – 10:00
Discussion: Diverse energy and water management
Moderator: Nobert Matarutse, Technical Director, Mbada Diamonds, Zimbabwe

  • Gracia Munganga, Waste Economy Sector Manager, GreenCape, South Africa – Opening statement
  • Jerusha Joseph, Engineer: Mechanical, ACSA, South Africa – Opening statement
  • Andrew Muhwezi, Water Production Manager, NWSC, Uganda – Opening statement
  • Coenraad Pretorius, Energy Engineer, Anglo American, South Africa – Opening statement
  • Pierre Pisterman, Director, Hydro Power Plant, France
  • André Harms, Sustainability Consultant: Hotel Verde, Ecolution Consulting, South Africa – Opening statement

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Manage sustainable growth alongside a changing utility landscape

Brian Jones presentationAudio: Brian Jones presentation11:15 – 11:35
Small scale renewable electricity generation in the City of Cape Town
Brian Jones, Head: Green Energy, City of Cape Town, South Africa

Sibusiso Duma presentationAudio: Sibusiso Duma presentation11:35 – 12:00
Energy efficiency – a marketing perspective
Sibusiso Duma, Public Relations Manager: 49M, Eskom, South Africa

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Building an accountable and profitable utility landscape
Chairperson: Ifeoma Malo, Special Assistant on Energy Policy, Office of the Honourable Minister, Federal Ministry of Power, Nigeria

Rob Graham presentationAudio: Robert Graham presentation14:00 – 14:20
Utility structure: Nigerian case study. Restructuring and privatisation of the Nigerian power sector
Robert Graham, Senior Consultant, CPCS, Canada

Rose Kaggwa presentationAudio: Rose Kaggwa presentation14:20 – 14:45
Improving performance and service delivery in the African utility sector: The Ugandan case study
Rose Kaggwa, Chief Manager: Institutional Development, National Water & Sewerage Corporation, Uganda

14:45 – 15:20
Discussion panel: What will the African utility sector look like in 25 years’ time?
Panellists:

  • Lawrence Musaba, Co-ordination Centre Manager, Southern African Power Pool, Zimbabwe – Opening statement
  • Rose Kaggwa, Chief Manager: Institutional Development, National Water & Sewerage Corporation, Uganda
  • Robert Graham, Senior Consultant, CPCS, Canada – Opening statement
  • Knox Msebenzi, Executive Director, Power Institute for East and Southern Africa, South Africa – Opening statement