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Convention Papers and Slides

Convention 2023
Convention 2022
Convention 2021
Convention 2019
Convention 2023

Day 1

  • Keynote Address by The Minister of Electricity - The Honourable Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa Presentation Slides
  • Confronting South Africa’s Electricity Crisis in the context of a Balanced Just Energy Transition - Welile Mkhize - NERSA → Presentation Slides
  • IPP RE Driven Transmission Expansion - Pat Naidoo - University of Johannesburg → Presentation Slides
  • Energy Vision for the City of Cape Town - Kadri Nassiep - ED[Energy] Presentation Slides
  • NRS048-9 Edition 3- Its role in blackout prevention and grid stabilisation - A. Jose Correia - Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd Presentation Slides
  • Confronting the Energy Crisis - At van der Merwe - Energy Transaction Services Presentation Slides
  • So what it is a Just Energy Transition? - Prof Wikus van Niekerk - Stellenbosch University Presentation Slides
  • Confronting South Africa’s electricity crisis in the context of a ‘balanced just energy transition’ (‘BJET’) and the need for a reliable and resilient national electricity grid - Elmah Mabuza - Kelvin Power (Pty) Ltd → Presentation Slides | Paper
  • Grids of the Future – holding the key to faster Energy Transition - Taru Madangombe - Schneider Electric Presentation Slides
  • Grid management systems – Digitalisation journey for Distributors - Boitumelo Motaung & Portia Zulu - Eskom Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • The Potential for Intelligent Geyser Management: Five Lessons Learned from Project Smart Geyser - Zanele Hakamela, GIZ/Plentify/City of Cape Town → Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • Markets in South Africa, Distribution Energy Trader (DET) - Al’louise van Deventer, Eskom Presentation Slides

Day 2
  • The City of Cape Town’s Energy Strategy: What does it mean for the Just Energy Transition and Load shedding in the metro? - Leila Mahomed Weideman - City of Cape Town → Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • The journey of Bitou Local Municipality in accepting embedded generation on the distribution network - Mr Neziswa Xakata & Ms Senamile Sishi - Bitou Municipality Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • Challenges and successes of own build renewable energy plants: a case study in the City of Cape Town on Atlantis 10MW ground mounted solar photovoltaic plant - Ms Marlyn Hendricks - National Metrology Institute of South Africa Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • Just how much embedded generation can be connected to your networks? - Mr Nilene Reitz - Digsilent Buyisa → Presentation Slides 
  • The benefits and limitations of Integrating green hydrogen into the South African electricity grid system - Mr Prime Nkundukize, City of Cape Town → Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • Technology as an enabler for the distribution system operator and energy trader (DSO & DET) - Mr Ezzard de Lange - Eskom → Presentation Slides 
  • Electric vehicles in a balanced just energy transition - Mr Hiten Parmar - The Electric Mission → Presentation Slides 
  • STSA Prepaid Meters TID Rollover 2024 Status - Don Taylor - Director, STSA Presentation Slides

Day 3
  • The ‘dying’? Municipal electricity business - quo vadis? - Mr At van der Merwe - Energy Transaction Services → Presentation Slides 
  • The impact of large-scale solar generation on utility revenue - Mr Noah S Fakude, City of Tshwane Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • The double-edged sword of LPU’s energy transition: impacts on municipal revenue and cross-subsidization - Mr Thabang Moshoete & Ms Melandri Steenkamp - Sustainable Energy Africa → Presentation Slides  | Paper 
  • Risk mitigating measures on lost opportunities due to electricity supply interruptions - Mr Mvuleni Bukula - Nelson Mandela University → Presentation Slides 
  • A simplified cost of supply (CoS) and electricity tariff design approach for municipal electricity distributors in South Africa - Ms Sarisha Ojageer - Ricardo Energy and Environment → Presentation Slides  | Paper 
  • Building blocks for an effective “wheeling service” - Ms Terry Njuguna - Eskom Presentation Slides
Convention 2022

Day 1

  • Keynote Address - The Hon Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Minister of COGTA → Presentation Slides
  • Business models for accelerated renewable energy deployment - Ms Refilwe Mokgosi - Emfuleni Local Municipality Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • Calculating fair use-of-system charges for wheeling - Mr Josh Dippenaar - Sustainable Energy Africa → Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality energy strategic roadmap - Mr Sbu Ntshalintshali - EThekwini Energy Office → Presentation Slides
  • Incorporating the fundamentals of Just Energy Transition into Renewables and Energy Efficiency initiatives by municipalities - Ms Nqobile Ngcobo and Ms Roseline Sandamela - SANEDI → Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • Just Energy Transition - The Role of NERSA - Adv Nomalanga Sithole - NERSA CEO Presentation Slides

The response to the impact of the SA electricity crisis on sustaining an effective service delivery by municipality electricity utilities to its end customers.
Day 2
  • A Just Transition Starts with Just Tariffs - A Cost to Serve Study at eThekwini Municipality - Mr Leshan Moodliar - eThekwini Municipality Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • Socio-economic benefits of renewable technologies in South Africa - Ms Aradhna Pandarum - CSIR → Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • Strengthening equitable and sustainable municipal service delivery in informal settlements - Ms Thandeka Tshabalala - Stellenbosch University - CST → Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • Tariff setting principles for hybrid solar and storage embedded generation systems - Mr Sinawo Sigalelana - Sustainable Energy Africa → Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • The criticality of a holistic just energy transition plan in South Africa - Mr Surprise Mmako - GLS Consulting (Pty) Ltd → Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • The Importance of Grid Impact Studies for Municipalities - Mr Geeven V Moodley - Digisilent Buyisa → Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • Women-in-Electricity (“WiE”) Programme - Ms Lomile Modiselle - AMEU WiE Chairperson → Presentation Slides

Day 3
  • Advanced Grid Monitoring - An Essential Component of a Just Energy Transition - Willie van Wyk - CT LAB Presentation Slides
  • Framework in creating a positive safety culture with the introduction of life saving rules in a municipal electricity utility - Orren Groenewaldt - Sol Plaatje Municipality → Presentation Slides  | Paper 
  • Grids of the Future - A Key Enabler for The Just Energy Transition and Sustainability - Vladimir Milovanovic - Schneider Electric (Pty) Ltd → Presentation Slides
  • Overview of the City of Cape Towns Energy Performance Certificate Initiative - Ms Mary Haw - City of Cape Town → Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • Technical and financial impacts of SSEG on the municipal energy sector - Ms Mmaphuti Nkwana - GLS Consulting → Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • The Evolution of SANS 724 performance standards in South Africa and Protecting Workers from the Effects of an Electric Arc - Mr Dharmesh Lakmidas - Du Pont → Presentation Slides
  • The Role of South African Municipalities in a Just Transition to Electric Vehicles - Joel Yongoua Nana - Sustainable Energy Africa → Presentation Slides
  • The solar water geyser roll out, Polokwane case study - Dennis Mokoala - Polokwane Municipality → Presentation Slides  | Paper
Convention 2021

Convention Presentations 2021

  • Obituary – Max Clarke
  • A guide to performing a simplified municipal cost of supply study - Josh Dippenaar, Sustainable Energy Africa → Paper
  • Carbon neutral by 2050 what does this mean for municipal electricity distributors - Lesley Sibanda; Sustainable Energy Africa → Paper
  • Creating the utility of the future through innovative public engagement in the City of Cape Town - Mary Haw, City of Cape Town → Paper
  • Cyber security intrusion detection for station and process bus applications in substations Challenges, experiences and case studies - Andreas Klien; Alectrix Presentation Slides
  • Digital distribution transformers – A smart and economical way to manage the LV network - Bhaba Das, Hitachi-ABB Presentation Slides  | Paper
  • From ballast to brains, the LED driver as key component for the realisation of smart street lighting - Henk Rotman, Tridonic → Presentation Slides
  • Investigations into high temperature combustion of municipal solid waste for manufacturing green electricity - Prof Pat Naidoo, University of Johannesburg → Presentation Slides
  • Managing the rapidly growing electric vehicle load on distribution networks - Josh Dipenaar and Mokgadi Magemba → Paper
  • Power transformer diagnosis and maintenance To test or not to test - Alexander Dierks Alectrix → Presentation Slides
  • Revenue protection through systemic management of the energy use of internal municipal operations - Jesper Vauvert, GIZ → Paper
  • SSEG grid impact assessments support for municipalities project report Development of a hosting capacity tool method for South African Municipalities - Lindokuhle Mbatha, CSIR → Paper
  • TID 2024 Rollover, Don Taylor, STSA Evolution of STS into smart metering - Riccardo Pucci → Presentation Slides
  • Understanding South Africa’s independent power procurement programme in terms of technology, finance and investments - Prof Pat Naidoo, University of Johannesburg → Presentation Slides
  • Electric Vehicles within the landscape of the energy sector - Hiten Parmar – uYilo eMobility Programme → Paper

Pre-Convention Webinar 26th Oct 2021

Convention 2019

Convention Presentations 2019