Our 2016SAEEC Speakers

 

Karel Steyn, President




Topic: "Energy Performance Contracting"

KAREL STEYN, PRESIDENT

THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN ASSOCIATION FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY (SAEE)



Prof Vladimir Linkov, Institute Director




Topic: "Alternative Energy Technology Development at SAIAMC/UWC"

PROF VLADIMIR LINKOV, INSTITUTE DIRECTOR

UWC



Carel Ballack, Consultant




Topic: "Solar PV Data relevant to Commercial and Domestic Installations"

CAREL BALLACK, CONSULTANT

COPPER DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION AFRICA



Vonani Mabunda, CEO




Topic: "Alternative Financing for SMME ESCOs"

VONANI MABUNDA, CEO

SCF CAPITAL SOLUTIONS



Dr Karen Surridge-Talbot, RECORD Centre Manager




Topic: "SANEDI and Renewable Energy in South Africa"

DR KAREN SURRIDGE-TALBOT, RECORD CENTRE MANAGER

SANEDI



Tarik Höppener, Managing Director




Topic: "Biogas quality: a key driver for efficient cogeneration"

TARIK HÖPPENER, MANAGING DIRECTOR

RE-ENERGISE AFRICA (PTY) LTD.



Dr Agathe Maupin, Researcher Associate




Topic: "Shedding light on multiple renewable energy sources choices in Southern Africa"

DR AGATHE MAUPIN, RESEARCHER ASSOCIATE

SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS (SAIIA)



Prof Johan Slabber




Topic: "Putting nuclear power into perspective"

PROF JOHAN SLABBER

UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA



Chris Edeh, Director




Topic: "Renewable energy growth in Africa"

CHRIS EDEH, DIRECTOR

AFRICA SUSTAINABLE ENERGY ASSOCIATION



Dr Braam Dalgleish, Energy Manager




Topic: "Implementation of ISO50001 at a training and accommodation facility"

DR BRAAM DALGLEISH, ENERGY MANAGER

STANDARD BANK OF SOUTH AFRICA



Sisa Njikelana, Chairperson




Topic: "Cogeneration – Its current and future prospects and challenges"

SISA NJIKELANA, CHAIRPERSON

SA INDEPENDENT POWER PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION



Tristão Abro, CEO




Topic: "Solar energy – the perceived darling of the lighting world"

TRISTÃO ABRO, CEO

RELIGHT ENERGY



Peter Carruthers, Owner




Topic: "Why Consumers Don’t Care About Energy Efficiency"

PETER CARRUTHERS, OWNER

BUSINESS WARRIORS NO



Anton Potgieter, Managing Member




Topic: "Energy Management in the Hospitality Sector"

ANTON POTGIETER, MANAGING MEMBER

ENERGY RESOURCE OPTIMIZERS CC



Robert Jeffrey, Managing Director and Senior Economist




Topic: “The economic impact of alternative energy generation sources in South Africa”

ROBERT JEFFREY, MANAGING DIRECTOR AND SENIOR ECONOMIST

ECONOMETRIX



Francis Barram, Chief Executive Officer




Topic: "Authentic Energy Leadership"

FRANCIS BARRAM, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

ENSIGHT ENERGY SOLUTIONS



Tobias Zeller, International Advisor




Topic: "The Energy Efficient Street Lighting Retrofit Project"

TOBIAS ZELLER, INTERNATIONAL ADVISOR

GIZ GMBH



Prof Roula Inglesi-Lotz, Associate Professor




Topic: "Examining the energy rebound effect in South Africa within a BRICS countries context"

PROF ROULA INGLESI-LOTZ, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA



Christo Van der Merwe, Operational Manager




Topic: "Discussion on applied uncertainty to M&V"

CHRISTO VAN DER MERWE, OPERATIONAL MANAGER

VERITEK



Luca De Giovanetti, International Advisor Environment and Climate Change




Topic: "New environmental policies: bringing Private Sector and Government closer"

LUCA DE GIOVANETTI, INTERNATIONAL ADVISOR ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE

SWISSCONTACT



Benjamin Curnier, Associate Director




Topic: "Energy Efficiency Programmes in South Africa; Insights from the PSEE and the EECB"

BENJAMIN CURNIER, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

CARBON TRUST



Dr Ulrich Averesch, Head of Energy Efficiency




Topic: "Waste Water Treatment Plant Energy Plus"

DR ULRICH AVERESCH, HEAD OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY

GIZ GMBH



Dylan Tudor-Jones, Projects Director




Topic: "Demystifying rooftop solar PV technologies"

DYLAN TUDOR-JONES, PROJECTS DIRECTOR

SOLSQUARE (PTY) LTD



Dhevandran Pillay, Director




Topic: "Total Building Optimisation using FNB as Case Example"

DHEVANDRAN PILLAY, DIRECTOR

LTM ENERGY



Ruan Blom, Engineer (C&I)




Topic: “Automated stope isolation for compressed air management within deep level mines.”

RUAN BLOM, ENGINEER (C&I)

BBE ENERGY SA (PTY) LTD



Zelda Burchell, Consultant




Topic: “Assessment of finance options for energy efficiency projects for the South African clay brick sector.”

ZELDA BURCHELL, CONSULTANT

COVA ADVISORY & ASSOCIATES



Lisa Shaw, Brand Manager




Topic: “Beginners mind and the power of not knowing.”

LISA SHAW, BRAND MANAGER

ENSIGHT ENERGY SOLUTIONS



Dennis Thiel, Vice President




Topic: "Reducing industrial energy costs through energy efficiency measures in the South African foundry industry - evaluation & opportunities of a South African foundry.”

DENNIS THIEL, VICE PRESIDENT

ANAERGIA AFRICA



Shana Baumgartner, Associate Engineer




Topic: “Energy leadership program - flash dryer optimisation.”

SHANA BAUMGARTNER, ASSOCIATE ENGINEER

ENSIGHT ENERGY SOLUTIONS



Duane Newman, Director




Topic: "Financing Energy Efficiency"

DUANE NEWMAN, DIRECTOR

COVA ADVISORY & ASSOCIATES



 Melusile Ndlovu, LED Capacity Building Specialist




Topic: "Municipalities and Renewable Energy Development"

MELUSILE NDLOVU, LED CAPACITY BUILDING SPECIALIST

SOUTH AFRICA LOW EMISSIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (SA-LED)



Richard Garner, Director & Consultant




Topic: "Understanding the link between energy and water"

RICHARD GARNER, DIRECTOR & CONSULTANT

GARNER SUSTAINABILITY CONSULTING SERVICES (PTY) LTD



Paul Johnson, Secretary




Topic: "The role of IEC in promoting energy efficiency"

PAUL JOHNSON, SECRETARY

SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE IEC



Robert Bray, Director




Topic: "Announcement of disruptive technology-the Brayfoil autosetting morphing wing."

ROBERT BRAY, DIRECTOR

ROB BRAY CONCEPTS



Russ Nduse, Student




Topic: "Assessing co-digestion of cow dung and food waste using the Anaerobic Digestion Model No. 1(ADM1)."

RUSS NDUSE, STUDENT

BOTSWANA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY



Rudolph van den Berg, Engineer




Topic: "Techno-economic impact of reducing chilled water usage on a deep level gold mine."

RUDOLPH VAN DEN BERG, ENGINEER

BBE ENERGY SA (PTY) LTD



Freddy Bushidi, CNES Team Member




Topic: “An energy intensity optimization model for production system in iron and steel industry.”

FREDDY BUSHIDI, CNES TEAM MEMBER

UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA



Coenraad Pretorius, Energy Engineering Specialist




Topic: “Seven steps to measure and monitor energy performance.”

COENRAAD PRETORIUS, ENERGY ENGINEERING SPECIALIST

ANGLO AMERICAN



Stephen Austin, Program Development Manager




Topic: “The impact of air separation on energy.”

STEPHEN AUSTIN, PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

ENSIGHT ENERGY SOLUTIONS



Zadok Olinga, Engineering Consultant




Topic: “Optimising incentives and grants applications to maximise the benefits”

ZADOK OLINGA, ENGINEERING CONSULTANT

CATALYST SOLUTIONS



Radha Govender, CAD Electrical Design Manager




Topic: “Achieving additional energy reductions by redesigning lighting systems.”

RADHA GOVENDER, CAD ELECTRICAL DESIGN MANAGER

STANDARD BANK OF SOUTH AFRICA



Nivruthi Cooppan, Energy Engineer




Topic: “Strengthening an energy efficiency business case by including water cost savings in the financial analysis.”

NIVRUTHI COOPPAN, ENERGY ENGINEER

STANDARD BANK OF SOUTH AFRICA



Karel Steyn, President




Topic: "Energy management basics."

KAREL STEYN, PRESIDENT

THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN ASSOCIATION FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY (SAEE)



Dr Tsakani Mthombeni, Group Head of Energy and Carbon




Topic: "Renewable and Alternative Energy: Mining Experience"

DR TSAKANI MTHOMBENI, GROUP HEAD OF ENERGY AND CARBON

GOLD FIELDS



du Toit Grobler, Professional Engineering Volunteer




Topic: "Professional engineering registration with the engineering council of South Africa (ECSA)"

DU TOIT GROBLER, PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING VOLUNTEER

ECSA



Cornelius Venter, Engineer




Topic: “Reducing the electricity cost on main ventilation fans at a South African Platinum mine by controlling inlet guide vanes.”

CORNELIUS VENTER, ENGINEER

BBE ENERGY SA (PTY) LTD



Alicia Grobler, Chemical Engineer




Topic: “Heat and mass transfer modeling and simulation of a gold plant elution column.”

ALICIA GROBLER, CHEMICAL ENGINEER

BBE ENERGY SA (PTY) LTD



Franco Barnard, Engineer




Topic: “Measurement and verification of large scale energy leadership programs.”

FRANCO BARNARD, ENGINEER

ENSIGHT ENERGY SOLUTIONS



Musiiwa Davhana, Metallurgical Engineer




Topic: “Investigating a technical solution to reduce compressed air wastage in underground mines at the stope.”

MUSIIWA DAVHANA, METALLURGICAL ENGINEER

BBE ENERGY SA (PTY) LTD



André Nel, Director




Topic: "Next generation hybrid solar micro grids"

ANDRÉ NEL, DIRECTOR

ECO-V (PTY) LTD



Gerswynn Mckuur, National Project Manager




Topic: "Accelerating the growth of world-class Cleantech SMEs and Start-ups"

GERSWYNN MCKUUR, NATIONAL PROJECT MANAGER

GLOBAL CLEANTECH INNOVATION PROGRAMME FOR SMES IN SOUTH AFRICA



Prof OD Dintchev, CEEP




Topic: "Long Term Performance Monitoring of Residential SWH Systems under the One Million SWH Programme in South Africa"

PROF OD DINTCHEV, CEEP

TSHWANE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY



Mark Russell, Technical Support




Topic: "The cause and effects of aging of thermal insulation materials in buildings in South Africa"

MARK RUSSELL, TECHNICAL SUPPORT

ISOBOARD



Pierre Egot, Vice President, Southern Africa & Indian Ocean




Topic: "Combining Building Integrated PV and ESCO model for customer-specific on- and off-grid energy solutions"

PIERRE EGOT, VICE PRESIDENT, SOUTHERN AFRICA & INDIAN OCEAN

GREENYELLOW



Zelda Rasmeni, Engineer




Topic: "Innovative energy efficiency technology: An adaptive tool for South Africa‘s green economy."

ZELDA RASMENI, ENGINEER

PROCESS ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY STATION, UJ



Cebo Silinga, Portfolio Manager




Topic: "Technology Innovation Management: Focus on energy efficient solutions."

CEBO SILINGA, PORTFOLIO MANAGER

TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AGENCY (TIA)



Simon Gear




Topic: "Happy cities = Green world"

SIMON GEAR

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST



Zakhele Mdlalose, Director: Environment and Energy Efficiency




Topic: “Driving the green economy through energy management.”

ZAKHELE MDLALOSE, DIRECTOR: ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY

DTI



Patrick Swan, Owner




Topic: "Tribology: Friction and Energy Consumption in South Africa"

PATRICK SWAN, OWNER

ASWAN CONSULTING CC



Raoul Goosen, Senior Specialist: Industrial Infrastructure SBU




Topic: "Embedded Generation versus Pure Energy Efficiency – Financing Options and Requirements"

RAOUL GOOSEN, SENIOR SPECIALIST: INDUSTRIAL INFRASTRUCTURE SBU

IDC



Ruan, Potgieter, Engineer




Topic: “The energy savings potential of an underground mobile refrigeration closed loop heat rejection concept.”

RUAN, POTGIETER, ENGINEER

M-TECH INDUSTRIAL



Logan Rosenberg, Engineer




Topic: “Experimental investigation of anaerobic digestion to produce biogas from fresh feedlot cattle manure.”

LOGAN ROSENBERG, ENGINEER

BBE ENERGY SA (PTY) LTD



Kimberly van Niekerk, Senior Energy Advisor




Topic: "Advancing Energy Efficiency via Power Africa."

KIMBERLY VAN NIEKERK, SENIOR ENERGY ADVISOR

POWER AFRICA/USAID



Qondile Sitshongaye, Owner




Topic: "Alternative Energy"

QONDILE SITSHONGAYE, OWNER

TECHNO FUEL TRADERS (PTY) LTD



Denton Smith, Deputy Director: Technical Support




Topic: "Coal Saving through Maintenance"

DENTON SMITH, DEPUTY DIRECTOR: TECHNICAL SUPPORT

WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: GROOTE SCHUUR HOSPITAL



Kevin Nassiep, Chief Executive Officer




Topic: "Energy Efficiency – where to from here?"

KEVIN NASSIEP, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL ENERGY DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (SANEDI)



Dr B.P. Numbi, M&V Technical Manager & Lecturer




Topic: “M&V, BEAT, renewable & alternative energy”

DR B.P. NUMBI, M&V TECHNICAL MANAGER & LECTURER

MANGOSUTHU UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (MUT)



Mr Win Kurzyca, Div Manager




Topic: "Alternative energy solutions using large battery storage for the supplementation for a poor utility supply"

MR WIN KURZYCA, DIV MANAGER

EATON



Mr Knox Msebenzi, Executive Director




Topic: "Challenges in Electric Power in Sub-Saharan Africa"

MR KNOX MSEBENZI, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

POWER INSTITUTE OF EAST AND SOUTHERN AFRICA



George Njenga, Regional Executive – GE Power




Topic: "Energy Efficiency…Expanding the Paradigm"

GEORGE NJENGA, REGIONAL EXECUTIVE – GE POWER

GE



Marthinus Ras, Mechanical Engineer




Topic: "Investigating the requirements for the seasonal performance rating of a residential water heating heat pump"

MARTHINUS RAS, MECHANICAL ENGINEER

M-TECH INDUSTRIAL (PTY) LTD.



NJ Smit, Electrical Engineer




Topic: “Reducing electrical energy costs in a mine’s ventilation system with the help of simulation software.”

NJ SMIT, ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

BBENERGY/NWU



Lerato Motsamai, Founder & CEO




Topic: "Social enterprises and their role in the development of the RE sector."

LERATO MOTSAMAI, FOUNDER & CEO

PETROLINK



Barry Bredenkamp, General Manager: Energy Efficiency




Topic: "A looming "EE-xit" in South Africa?"

BARRY BREDENKAMP, GENERAL MANAGER: ENERGY EFFICIENCY

SANEDI



Francis van Ravenswaay, Principal




Topic: “Fuel energy efficiency solution – an overview.”

FRANCIS VAN RAVENSWAAY, PRINCIPAL

NORTH WEST UNIVERSITY (RAVENTECH)



Anton Meyer, Engineer




Topic: “Improved control of a clear water underground pumping system for demand side management at an interconnected South African gold mine.”

ANTON MEYER, ENGINEER

BBE ENERGY SA (PTY) LTD



Dees Govender, Mechanical Design Manager




Topic: “The importance of performance monitoring and evaluation on a basement parking ventilation system”

DEES GOVENDER, MECHANICAL DESIGN MANAGER

STANDARD BANK OF SOUTH AFRICA



Revona Botha, Managing & Technical Director




Topic: "Energy Efficiency in the SA Energy Sector"

REVONA BOTHA, MANAGING & TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

ROBUS ENGINEERING TRAINING SERVICES



Alf Hartzenburg, National Project Manager: Industrial Energy Efficiency Project




Topic: "The Energy Performance Knowledge Deficit"

ALF HARTZENBURG, NATIONAL PROJECT MANAGER: INDUSTRIAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECT

NCPC-SA



Vere Shaba, Managing Director




Topic: ”Managing peak energy demand through alternative energy technologies.”

VERE SHABA, MANAGING DIRECTOR

SHABA GREEN BUILDING SOLUTIONS



 

 

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