ESI Africa magazine is proud to host the second Hydropower Africa 2009 in Johannesburg from 28 – 29 July 2009.

By bringing together international stakeholders, industry experts and practical insight from local and international utilities, this boutique conference will demonstrate the future of hydropower electricity generation in Africa.

Comprehensive presentations, panel discussions and focused sessions will address the issues surrounding the financing, implementation and sustainability of hydropower projects in Africa – both large and small. The conference will provide practical solutions to getting hydropower projects off the ground and will feature case studies from major project all over Africa.

Book your seats today!  

Featured speakers and topics include:

The role, benefits and technology of pumped storage hydroelectricity – an update on the Ingula project
Frans Louwinger, Corporate Specialist (Hydro), Generation Business Engineering, Eskom, South Africa

Afghanistan case study: K-water’s small hydropower in Istalif – generating good quality power with low investment cost
Jeong Hae-Jeong, Manager: Project Design, Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water), Korea

Hydroelectric power generation: understanding the process perspective – with reference to Gilgel Gibe-II
Semegne Bekele, Project Coordinator, Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo), Ethiopia

Developing trans-boundary hydropower projects – challenges, conflicts and agreements
Edward Kihara, Senior Advisor: CED & Projects Support, Eskom, South Africa

For more information about the conference, please contact Nicolaas Loretz on 021 700 3555 (nicolaas.loretz@spintelligent.com) or visit: esiafrica.wpengine.com/hpa.