Moderated by: Thabang Chiloane, Executive Head: Group Strategic Relations and Public Affairs at Nedbank; and Chris Yelland, Managing Director, EE Business Intelligence.
DATE: Thursday 19 November 2020
TIME: 12h00 to 14h30
COST: No cost, free-of-charge
Central to our electrical future will be the interaction between variable wind and solar energy generation, the four pumped-storage stations in South Africa, battery energy storage and gas-to-power.
This seminar explores the critical role of energy storage in the form of battery storage and the pumped storage stations in South Africa in providing auxiliary services and complimenting renewable energy and gas-to-power in electricity grids today and in the future.
Four presenters at the webinar will each give high-level presentations on the critical role of energy storage and flexible generation to support variable renewable energy, diversification, grid services and resilience in South Africa's power system going forward, as follows:
Presenter 1: Mr. Clyde Mallinson, Consultant
Presenter 2: Mr. Crescent Mushwana, Principal Engineer: Energy Systems, CSIR
Presenter 3: Mr Frederic Verdol, Senior Power Engineer, World Bank
Presenter 4: Mr Alessandro Sessa; Head of Storage: Asia Pacific, Africa & Middle East, Enel Green Power
12h00 to 12h05: Welcome
12h05 to 12h15: Opening address
12h15 to 12h35: Presentation by Mr. Clyde Mallinson, consultant
12h35 to 12h55: Presentation by Mr. Crescent Mushwana, CSIR Energy Centre
12h55 to 13h15: Presentation by Mr Frederic Verdol, World Bank
13h15 to 13h35: Presentation by Mr Alessandro Sessa, Enel Green Power
13h45 to 14h25: Q & A and discussion
14h25 to 14h30: Thanks and closure