EAPIC 2013 P

Pre-Conference Program

Monday 9 September 2013

09h00 – 09h10

Welcome address
Mamadou Toure, GE Sales and Project Finance Leader, Sub Saharan Africa, GE, Nigeria

Session 0.0.1

09h10 – 10h50

Panel discussion: Financing options for IPP’s
Moderator: Mamadou Toure, GE Sales and Project Finance Leader, Sub Saharan Africa, GE, Nigeria

Panellists

  • Andrew Herscowitz, Coordinator of Power Africa and Trade Africa , USAID Africa, USA
  • Eric Kaleja, Regional Director, KfW, Kenya
  • Felchesmi Mramba, Managing Director, Tanesco, Tanzania
  • Lydia Schot, Senior Manager, IFC, Kenya
  • Ed Stumpf, Director, Project Export Finance, Standard Chartered Bank PLC, London
  • Kameel Virjee, Regional Director East Africa, Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers, South Africa
Session 0.0.2

11h30 – 13h00

Panel discussion: The impact of the cost of electricity on your business
Moderator: Monica Gichuhi, Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Chamber of Mines, Kenya

Panellists:

  • Saravanan Ganesan, GM Technical, Kenafric Industries, Kenya
  • Stepen Muli, Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, British American Tobacco, Kenya
  • Joseph Nganga, Acting Director General, Energy Regulatory Commission, Kenya
  • Caroline Kimathi, Manager Licensing & Compliance, Energy Regulatory Commission, Kenya

Session 0.0.3

Making energy efficiency work for you: Case studies
Chairman: Jonathan Lodompui, Assistant Director Reforms, Vision 2030, Kenya

14h00 – 14h20

Policy, Legal and Regulatory Framework for energy efficiency and conservation in Kenya
Pavel Oimeke, Director, Renewable Energy, Energy Regulatory Commission, Kenya

14h20 – 14h40

Kenafric industries: Overall Energy Award recipient
Vindoh Kumar, Electrical Engineer, Kenafric Industries, Kenya

14h40 – 15h00

British American Tobacco: Electrical saving energy award
Stephen Muli, Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, British American Tobacco, Kenya

Session 0.1.1

15h40 – 16h20

Panel discussion: Improving the investment climate in East Africa
Moderator: Mamadou Toure, GE Sales and Project Finance Leader, Sub Saharan Africa, GE, South Africa

Panellists:

  • Michael Kontos, Partner, Walker Kontos Advocates, Kenya
  • Chris Matthews, New Business Manager, Mainstream Renewable Power, Ireland
  • Filipe Mendes, Associate Director, HSBC, UK
  • Christopher Shibuyanga, Chief Engineer, Kenya Power, Kenya
  • Ed Stumpf, Director, Project Export Finance, Standard Chartered Bank PLC, London

Conference Program Day 1

Tuesday 10 September 2013

Session 1.1.1

Development plans and goals for the energy supply in East Africa: Making the vision a reality
Chairman: Deo-Gratias Onyango, Commercial Development Director East Africa, GE Africa, Kenya

09h00 – 09h10

Welcome address
Thomas Konditi, CFO, GE Africa, Kenya 

09h10 – 09h25

Keynote address
Davis Chirchir, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Kenya

09h25 – 09h40

Perspectives from Uganda
Hon. Simon D’Ujanga, State Minister for Energy, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, Uganda

09h55 – 10h10

Bridging the gap between Africa’s power shortages: Power Africa Initiative
Andrew Herscowitz, Coordinator of Power Africa and Trade Africa , USAID Africa, USA

Presentation not yet available

10h10 – 10h20

Vision 2030 and update on investment in Kenya
Mugo Kibati, CEO, Kenya Vision 2030, Kenya

Presentation not yet available

Session 1.1.2

13h30 – 15h00

Panel discussion: Shaping East Africa’s energy future
Moderator: Deo-Gratias Onyango, Commercial Development Director East Africa, GE Africa, Kenya

Panellists:

  • Ben Chumo, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Power, Kenya
  • Moahammed El Ginaid, Managing Director, Sudan Hydro Power, Sudan
  • Ntare Karitanyi, Director General, EWSA, Rwanda
  • Joel Kiilu, Managing Director, Ketraco, Kenya
  • Kaburu Mwrichia ,Director General, Energy Regulation Commission (ERC), Kenya
Session 1.1.3

15h45 – 17h00

Panel discussion: Strategies to increase generation in East Africa
Chairman: Richard Muiru, Chief Electrical Engineer, Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, Kenya

Panellists:

  • Simon Ngure, Managing Director, KenGen, Kenya
  • Sebastian Kastuli, Commercial Manager, Songas Ltd, Tanzania
  • Frederik Groeman, Consultant, KEMA, Netherlands
  • Mike Mason, Chairman, Tropical Power, Kenya
    David Mwangi, Energy Consultant, Kenya

Conference Program Day 2

Wednesday 11 September 2013

Transmission & Distribution

Session 2.2.1

The roadmap to provide reliable electricity
Chairman: Medard Muganzi, Manager, Energy for Rural Transformation Project, REA, Uganda

09h00 – 09h20

Smart Power Applications and active influence of power quality in distribution networks with Energy Storage Solutions
Tobias Badelt, Divisional Director, Siemens, Kenya

09h40 – 10h00

Towards virtual design and construction for substations
Antun Foskulo, Design Engineer, Koncar, Croatia

10h00 – 10h20

Strategic Planning to Develop Kenya’s Counties and Country Electrification Master Plan
Simon Mwangi, Chief Manager Operations, Rural Electrification Agency, Kenya

Session 2.2.2

Improving efficiency and loss reduction
Chairman: David Mwangi, Energy Consultant, Kenya

11h15 – 11h35

Case study: Distribution Franchisee Design
Joyant Nayak, Director ,Energy practice, CRISIL, India

11h35 – 12h15

How to maximize the power transfer on a given corridor
Fred Visser, Managing Director from Quanta Services, South Africa

Presentation not yet available

12h15 – 12h45

Counterfeit kills, protect yourself!
Stavros Spyropoulos, Regional Manager, East Africa, EATON, Kenya

Session 2.0.3

14h30 – 15h30

Panel discussion: Collaboration and partnerships for future economic growth in East Africa
Chairman: Sandy Tickodri-Togboa, Chairman, Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd, Uganda

Panellists:

  • Edward Kihara, Chief, Technical Advisor, Eskom, South Africa
  • Musara Beta, Chief Market Analyst, SAPP, Zimbabwe
  • David Mwangi, Energy Consultant, Kenya
  • Andrew Reicher, Chairman, Berkeley Africa Energy, UK