Wednesday 25 November 2015

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Session 3.2.1

09:00
Reducing Commercial Losses: Integrated Payment Systems

  • Latest technology for upgrading payment systems
  • Strategies for revenue collection from government agencies & secretariats
  • Assessing the creditability of customers for payback

Moderator:
Alex Osei, ‎ General Manager, MIS, Electricity Company Of Ghana, Ghana

Pdf-Download-ButtonSpeakers include:
Rens Bindeman, Technical Adviser, Southern Africa Revenue Protection Association (SARPA), South Africa
Tunde Isaacs, Managing Director, FLT Energy Systems, Nigeria

Pdf-Download-ButtonVera Veronica Ngozi Osuhor, Managing Director, System/Market Operations of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Nigeria

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Session 3.2.2

10:45
Metering: Ending Energy Theft & Strengthening Cash Flow

  • Changing attitudes of non-payment
  • What schemes could we implement to ensure customers afford meter?
  • Completing an Energy Audit: Identification of service addresses & customers

Moderator:
Ing. Tetteh Okyne ,Director of Operations, Electricity Company of Ghana, Ghana

Pdf-Download-ButtonIndustry address:
Chris Beale, Director – Electricity Solutions Marketing Prepayment and CMS, ITRON, UK

Panellists:
Edgar Ernest, Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer, Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), Nigeria
Chantelle Abdul, Chief Executive Officer, Mojec, Nigeria
Tunde Isaacs, Managing Director, FLT Energy Systems, Nigeria

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Session 3.2.3

14:00
Smart Metering Optimisation

  • How can digital utilities transform customer experience?
  • Meter standardisation: Solutions for digital connectivity
  • Key considerations when planning your smart meter roll out?
  • Interpreting and making sense of the data collected from smart meters

Pdf-Download-ButtonModerator:
Rens Bindeman
, Technical Adviser, Southern Africa Revenue Protection Association (SARPA), South Africa

Speakers include:

Abiodun Ajifowobaje, Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer, Ikeja Electric, Nigeria
Pdf-Download-ButtonArinzechukwu Okonkwo
, Industry Value Senior Advisor for the Energy and Natural Resources, SAP, Africa

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Session 3.1.4

15:30
Projects in the Pipeline: Outlining the Vast Investment Potential of the Regional Power Market

  • Assessing performance improvement & reform requirements
  • Facilitating meaningful stakeholder consultations to ensure the success of transactions
  • An overview of WAPP interconnection, power generation & network synchronization projects taking full advantage of the multiple opportunities derivable from the regional electricity market

Moderator:
Philip Asante, Vice President, North and West Africa, CPCS, Canada

Speakers include:
Mustapha Zakaria-Cissé, Project Coordinator, West African Power Pool (WAPP), Benin
Opuiyo Oforiokuma, Chief Executive Officer, ARM-Harith Infrastructure Investment, Nigeria
Martin Mainz, Regional Director, DEG, Ghana
Matthew Burton, Director, Office of Economic Growth & Environment, USAID/Nigeria, USA

17:00
Close of Conference by Chairman
Eyo Ekpo,
Former Commissioner, NERC & Team Lead, Presidential Task Force on Power, Nigeria