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EAPIC 2016: Conference Program: Day 2

Thursday 22 September 2016


COUNTRY SPOTLIGHTS
3 Incentives, 3 Opportunities


SESSION 2.1.1
Country Investment Focus – Kenya, Uganda

A discussion on each country’s respective strengths and ongoing or upcoming opportunities for potential investors:
3 Incentives – three things their country is doing or plans to do to incentivize investment into the power sector of their country.

3 Opportunities – three areas or three specific projects where they would like to sell to potential investors as veritable investment in their country

 Moderator: Ayuli Jemide, Executive Chair, Advisory Board, Project & Transaction Resources (PTRL) Kenya

Pdf-Download-ButtonGodfrey Kariuki, Manager, Strategy & Corporate Planning Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (KETRACO), Kenya
Frederick Nyang, Director of Economic Regulation, ERC, Kenya Uganda
Sam Zimbe Deputy Managing Director, UMEME, Uganda
Godfrey Werikhe, Deputy Executive Director, Rural Electrification Agency, Uganda


SESSION 2.1.2
Country Investment Focus – Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda

Moderator: Ayuli Jemide, Executive Chair, Advisory Board, Project & Transaction Resources (PTRL)

Tanzania
Decklan  Mhaiki, Deputy MD – Investment, TANESCO, Tanzania
Eng. Meksesius Kalinga, TANESCO, Tanzania

Burundi
Wilson Tangishaka, Director of Electricity, REGIDESO Burundi
Daniel Brose, President, Songa Energy, Burundi
Donat Niyonzima, Director General, Electricity Regulatory Agency, Burundi
Jean-Bosco Nduwimana, Legal Consultant, Department of Energy, Burundi

Rwanda
Augusta Umutoni, Program Manager, Lake Kivu Monitoring Program (LKMP), MININFRA, Rwanda
Therese Sekamana, CEO, LED Solutions & Green Energy Rwanda, Rwanda


SESSION 2.1.3
Country Investment Focus
South Sudan, Sudan, Island Nations

Moderator: Ayuli Jemide, Executive Chair, Advisory Board, Project & Transaction Resources (PTRL)

South Sudan:
Dr Dheu Mathouk Diing, Minister of Energy and Dams, South Sudan
Tom Remis Pitia, Director General/Engineering & Grid Operations, Ministry of Electricity, Dams, Irrigation and Water Resources, South Sudan

East African Island Nations
Fiona Wilson, Project Manager, Clinton Climate Initiative, South Africa


SESSION 2.1.4
What does the Future Hold for the East Africa Energy Market?
Chairperson : Albert Butare, Former Minister of State for Energy, Water and Communication in the Republic of Rwanda and CEO of Africa Energy Services Group, Rwanda

The next crop of energy leaders
Kevin Gaitho, Association of Energy Professionals & Strathmore University; Co-founders, Equatorial Energies, Kenya

Celebrating excellence in the energy industry
Viktor Polikarpov, Regional Vice President of sub-Saharan Africa, Rosatom, South Africa


GENERATION, TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION


SESSION 2.2.1
Success Factors for Solar and Mini-Grid/Off-Grid Projects

  • How to make the public sector relationship work
  • Find out the latest regulations for your project
  • Tap into the support from DFIs
  • Can solar, wind and micro-hydro power plants supply micro-grids while keeping the risk for private investors low?
  • Credit options for the consumer
  • Practices to strengthen local community engagement and ownership

Moderator: Phyllis Engefu Ombonyo, Business Development Consultant, Kenya

Pdf-Download-ButtonManaging the renewables challenge in secondary distribution
Tim Spearing, Product Marketing Manager, Lucy Electric, UK

Challenges for high-penetration of Renewable Energies in African grids: Malawi as a study-case, Paul Tuson, Studies Team Leader – Power Division, Mott MacDonald, South Africa

Bridging the gap between the offgrid and ongrid world
Dr Michael Gera, Managing Partner, EAV Africa, Kenya
Pdf-Download-ButtonSam Slaughter, CEO, PowerGen RE, Kenya

Panel Discussion:
Pierre Telep, Advisor, GIZ ProSolar, Kenya
Benon Bena, Manager, Off-Grid Development, Rural Electrificaton Agency, Uganda
Rik Wuts, Co-Founder & VP, Powerhive, Kenya
Wim Jonker Klunne, Programme Director, The Energy and Environment Partnership Programme (EEP S&EA), South Africa


SESSION 2.2.2
Optimising the Performance of Utilities Infrastructure

  • How can you embrace better systems and processes that will help you prolong your asset life span?
  • Smart operation management to maximise energy production, minimise downtime and reduce operating and maintenance costs
  • Solutions for achieving operational efficiency for plants and grids
  • The role of capacity building in the development of the East African power industry

Moderator:  Kenneth Ringera, Buyer Advisor, SAP,  Kenya

Pdf-Download-ButtonThe Digital Utility – a roadmap to becoming a real-time utility
Bernd Keller, Head, Solution Management, Utilities Business Solutions, SAP, Germany

Pdf-Download-ButtonReducing maintenance and life cycle costs and optimising the performance of  switchgear
Marcel Buckner, ESS Business Development Manager, Eaton, South Africa

Panel Discussion

Hannes Venter, Industry Advisor for Utilities, SAP Africa, South Africa
Stipan Kaleb, Project Manager: Hydro Power, Africa, Koncar, Croatia
Evah Oduor, Regional Director, IEC Africa Regional Centre (IEC-AFRC), Kenya
Rajveer Singh, Sales Director : East Africa
Energy & Services, Schneider Electric , Kenya


SESSION 2.2.3
Reducing Non-Technical Distribution Losses & Implementing New Utility Revenue Streams

  • Explore the relationships between Utility and Telcom Operator as utilities decide how to implement smart meter communications
  • Consider new revenue generation from core business assets

Moderator:  Emma Kiilu, Director, Nemel, Kenya

Solutions for utilities to better manage their metering and revenue cycles
Peter Twesigye, Manager Regulatory Affairs, UMEME, Uganda

Pdf-Download-ButtonUnderstanding the full smart solution – what is required end to end
Harold Hayes, CTO, Landis+Gyr, South Africa

Pdf-Download-ButtonNew Utility Revenue Stream? A Guide to Leasing Out Extra Capacity on your Fibre Optic Network
Eric Wanjala, Head  Technical Services, Fibre Business, Kenya Power, Kenya

 


GEOTHERMAL DEVELOPMENT Hosted byEast Africa Geothermal Energy Facility (EAGER)


SESSION 2.3.1
East Africa Geothermal Business Models: Catalysing Public as Well as Private investment

  • Case Study: Understand the different public/private models for developing geothermal energy
  • What are the different approaches to developing geothermal energy in terms of the level of public sector development?
  • Experiences of different countries in implementing these models
  • Applicability to the East African context – enabling environment, technical capacity, financial resources, costs, etc.

Presenter & Moderator:

Amanda Lonsdale, Institutional and Commercial Development Advisor, East Africa Geothermal Energy Facility (EAGER), USA
Abel Rotich, Geothermal Development Director, KenGen, Kenya
Robert Bunyi, Business Development Director, Akiira Geothermal, Kenya
Nayan Savla, Director, Maralal Energy, Kenya


SESSION 2.3.2
Financial De Risking – How Improving Access to Equity and Other Funding Sources Plays a Catalytic Role in Geothermal Energy Development

  • How to offset financial risk efficiently through DFIs facilities or grants, insurance, and other mechanisms.
  • What new funding and technical assistance is available for projects?
  • What additional mechanisms or products are needed?
  • Case Study: Experiences of two projects in the Rift Valley

Presenter & Moderator:
Amanda Lonsdale, Institutional and Commercial Development Advisor, East Africa Geothermal Energy Facility (EAGER), USA
Benjamin Mugisha, Senior Underwriter, ATI, Uganda
Ralph Kacu Bacwa Nyakabwa-Atwoki, Technical Director, Sustnersol, Uganda
Hezy Ram, Technical Director, Akiira Geothermal  / Ram Energy Developers, Kenya
Suresh Samuel, Managing Director Africa, OPIC, USA
Eugene Obiero, Senior Manager, Africa Projects, Camco Clean Energy. Kenya


SESSION 2.3.3
Critical Factors for a Strong Enabling Environment for Geothermal Development

  • The issue of licences for exploration and development
  • Ownership of steam resources
  • International standards for health, safety, environment, and drilling
  • Fees and liabilities for the extraction of geothermal resources
  • Community engagement: land rights, employment, economic development, and resource stewardship

Presenter & Moderator: John Heath, Team Leader, EAGER, UK

Cyrus Karingithi, Ag. Manager Infrastructure and Resource Development, Olkaria Geothermal Project, KenGen, Kenya
Laurencia Karimi Njagi, Senior Energy Specialist, World Bank, Kenya
Hezy Ram, Technical Director, Akiira Geothermal / Ram Energy Developers, Kenya


SESSION 2.1.4
What does the Future Hold for the East Africa Energy Market?

Chairperson : Albert Butare, Former Minister of State for Energy, Water and Communication in the Republic of Rwanda and CEO of Africa Energy Services Group, Rwanda

Pdf-Download-ButtonThe next crop of energy leaders
Kevin Gaitho, Association of Energy Professionals & Strathmore University; Co-founders, Equatorial Energies, Kenya

Pdf-Download-ButtonCelebrating excellence in the energy industry
Viktor Polikarpov, Regional Vice President of sub-Saharan Africa, Rosatom, South Africa

 


 

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