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Energy storage and flexible generation to support variable renewable energy, diversification, grid services and resilience in SA

Energy, electricity and ICT for Africa

News and announcements from EE Business Intelligence
Issue 19, November 2020
4th Nedbank/EEBI/JCSE webinar:
Energy storage & flexible generation to support variable renewable energy, diversification, grid services & resilience in SA

A dialogue hosted by Nedbank,
EE Business Intelligence and JCSE at Wits University

Nedbank, the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) at Wits University and EE Business Intelligence are hosting a webinar 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.
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
Synopsis
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.
Presenters
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
Programme
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

Nedbank
Nedbank recognises the importance of sustainable power across the African continent and the role of the private sector in powering Africa. As such, Nedbank has been funding power projects and a key participant in landmark power transactions across the continent for the past two decades. Our team of energy finance specialists focusing on the African power sector is responsible for initiating, executing and managing a wide range of energy transactions.

The Joburg Centre of Software Engineering
The Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) at Wits University was established in 2005 as a partnership between government, industry and the University. When it was established, the JCSE’s major focus was on developing and growing the software development sector of the local IT industry. Over the past year, the JCSE has refocused its activities on issues relating to digital transformation and the 4th Industrial Revolution. It aims to provide thought leadership, high-level training and research in these areas.

EE Business Intelligence
EE Business Intelligence strives to be a positive formative influence on policy, economic, social, regulatory, standardisation, training and business development in the energy, electricity and ICT sectors of Africa. Its activities and services include thought leadership, analysis, research, consulting, special assignments, business intelligence, strategic event facilitation and management, and public, corporate and media speaking engagements and commentary.

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