Day 2: Thursday, 4 September 2014


Session 2.1.1
Optimising the generation mix
Chairman: Albert Mugo, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen), Kenya*

Malcom Taylor presentation09:00 – 09:30
Gas to power –the challenges and opportunities
Malcolm Taylor, Gas Infrastructure Manager, Songas, Tanzania

Jarrad Wright presentation09:30 – 10:00
The development of an integrated energy model for use in the Eastern African Power Pool (EAPP)
Jarrad Wright, Senior Consultant, Africa, Energy Exemplar, Australia


Session 2.1.2
Geothermal: A key pillar to diversifying the energy mix
Chairman: Pavel Robert Oimeke, Director Renewable Energy, Energy Regulatory Commission, Kenya

Meseret presenation11:00 – 11:30
Strategy and scenario for development of geothermal resources in the East African Region
Meseret Teklemariam Zemedkun, Programme Manager, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Kenya

Joseph Munysya presentation11:30 – 12:00
Geothermal exploitation: Opportunities and challenges
Joseph Munyasya, Geothermal Planning Engineer, Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen), Kenya

Boniface Njombe presentation12:00 – 12:30
Tanzania geothermal update
Boniface Njombe, General Manager, Tanzania Geothermal Development Company Ltd, Tanzania


Session 2.1.3
Implementing the energy mix – project overview
Chairman: Oungo Bunde, Senior Engineer, Rural Electrification Authority, Kenya

Tomas Adock presentation14:00 – 14:30
Developing grid-connected renewable energy projects in Kenya
Tomas Adcock, Chief Operating Officer, Kenergy Renewables, Kenya

Maryanne Maina presentation14:30 – 15:00
Perfect Match: East Africa and Distributed Renewable Energies
Maryanne Wanjiku Maina, Project Coordinator, Renewable Energy Project Development Programme, GIZ, Kenya

Pdf-Download-Button15:00 – 15:30
Challenges of rehabilitation and modernisation of Hydro Power Plants
Stipan Kaleb, Project Manager, Koncar, Croatia


Session 2.1.3 – East African leaders’ general closing session
Beyond 2015: Short to mid-term goals for ensuring the power sector is on the right track
Chairman: Crispen Zana, Senior Energy Advisor, Department of Infrastructure and Energy, African Union Commission, Ethiopia

16:00 – 17:00
Panel discussion:

  • Jef Vincent, Chief Underwriting Officer, African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI)
  • Albert Mugo, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen), Kenya
  • Hindpal S Jabbal, Former Chairman, Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), Kenya
  • Ziria Tibalwa, Director Technical Regulation, Electricity Regulatory Authority, Uganda
  • Decklan Mhaiki, Deputy Managing Director (Investment), Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO), Tanzania