Technology Seminar: Fostering Sustainable Development & Rural Electrification


08:00 - 8:15
Welcome and introduction
Ms. N. Magubane Director-General, Department of Energy, Republic of South Africa

08:15 - 8:35
Deploying Renewables
Mr. P. Frankl, Head, Renewable Energy Unit, International Energy
Agency (IEA)

08:35 - 09:05
Mr. C. Knowles, Head of Climate Finance, EIB

09:05 - 09:25
Mr. M. Kennedy, Co-Chair, Renewable Energy Technology Deployment, International energy Agency (IEA-RETD)

09:25 - 09:35
Coffee Break

09:35 - 10:05
IRENA’s Programme of Work
Mr. A. Amin, Director General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

10:05 - 10:25
RSA perspectives on new and renewable energy technologies
Ms. N. Magubane Director-General, Department of Energy, Republic of South Africa

10:25 - 10:45
Perspectives on Wind Power
Mr. S. Sawyer, Secretary General, Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)

10:45 - 11:05
Perspectives on Bioenergy
Mr. N. Bird, Joanneum Research, Austria, IEA Bioenergy Implement
Agreement

11:05 - 11:25
Perspectives on Hydropower
Mr. E. Branche, Secretary, IEA Hydropower Implement Agreement

11:25 - 11:55
Discussion
Mr. S. Karekezi, Director, African Energy Policy Research Network, Kenya, Mr. W. Barnard, Chief Director, Integrated National Electrification Programme, Department of energy, Republic of South Africa

11:55 - 12:00
Closing
Ms Ayanda Nakedi, Eskom

For more information view the Draft Agenda, or contact Tracey Cooper: tcooper at tiscali.co.za