!Kheis RE/iEEECO(TM) Workshop for Municipal Managers 4 – 6 August 2014 Program


 4 – 6 AUGUST 2014

Mon 4 Aug PART 1 – VENUE: Upington Rural FET College

08h30 – 09h00 : Registration & Exhibition  (DC Micro Grid systems and appliances, Remote water meter WCWDM management systems)

Host: Mr. Percy Sago CEO Upington Rural FET College

09h00 – 09h45 : Introduction

Prof Harold Annegarn (Program review and rules of engagement)

Ms T Scheepers: !Kheis Municipality RE/iEEECO(TM) Case Study

Welcome and Introduction of Roundtable Objectives (roadmap)

09h45 – 11h00 : Experts Roundtable Commentary about RE/IDM Opportunities for Small Municipalities (Open discussion format)

Experts to respond to Municipal Managers’ questions following their Municipality background briefing, relating to Municipal interests

 11h00 – 11h15 : R E F R E S H ME N T S

 11h15 – 13h00 : Plenary Session: Municipalities’ Round Table(Introducing RE and integrated DSM programs for Municipal Managers)

Municipal Managers and Experts discuss the ways to implement programs within municipalities.

 Chairperson: K. Nasiep (SANEDI)

 RE/iEEECO™ Road Map for Municipalities

 Ms T Scheepers !Kheis Municipality Manager: Lead open round table discussions and engagements with experts and Municipality Managers

!Kheis Municipality as a bottom up benchmark project for other smaller NC Municipalities

 13h00 – 13h30 : L U N C H

  Parallel Session A: Municipalities’ Round Table(Continued)

Chairperson: Prof H Annegarn

Parallel Session B: Technology Showcase Round Table

Chairperson: Frank Spencer

13h30 – 14h15 : RE/iEEECO™ Road Map for Municipalities(Continued)/Role of FET Colleges Skills development

Municipalities continue to engage on the road map and the process

SA skills and DC technician course development

Solar and other RE Technologies

Renewable Energy Solutions for Municipalities

(Solar PV; CSP; DC Mini-grid; Fuel Cells/ Waste to energy)

 14h15 – 15h00 : Funded Projects/Legal Policy Framework Round Table- Susan Mosdell

PPP and special purpose funding options


 DC Micro grid/IDM Solutions (Eskom DoE representatives)

 Cool Surfaces/DC Micro grid SSS

15h00 – 15h15 : R E F R E S H ME N T S

 Plenary Session:

 15h15 – 15h55 : Keynote Address:

 Jonathan Hodgson:The future Implementation models for DC Micro grids for small rural Municipalities

15h55 – 16h15 : Response from Municipal Managers

 16h15 – 16h45 : Bokpoort CSP Report Back – Mbuso Mbatha

 Response from Municipal Managers

 17h00 -17h30 : RSA-US DoE EE/RE Program – Bipin Shaw (WinBuild)

 17h30 -18h00 : Implementation Roadmap wrap up:Summary on Implementation Outcomes- Mothusi /Prof Annegarn

18h30 – 18h30 : D I N N E R P R E S E N T AT I O N:Speaker and Collaboration Agreement Dr. Goswami

Tues 5 Aug, VENUE: Upington Rural FET College (Note parallel program for FET Centre of Excellence launch TBD)

 Plenary Session: Role Players’ Round Table

 09h00 – 10h30 : SANEDI / Eskom / DoE / Municipal Managers

10h30 – 11h15 : Eskom’s Strategic Plan for NC Municipalities & Province

11h15 – 11h30 : R E F R E S H ME N T S

11h30 – 12h15 : Youth Training, SME, Skills Development & Technology Transfer Wrap Up

12h15 – 12h45 : EWSETA program

12h45 – 13h15 : L U N C H

Travel from Upington to Groblershoop

15h30 – 15h45 : R E F R E S H ME N T S

16h30 – 17h30 : !Kheis Councillors’ Round Table: Introduction & Discussion (Possible skype in on starting an electric Utility)

17h30 – 19h00 : Site Visit -Duineveld/Deboville (SSS/AquaTrip Site visit)

19h30 – 21h00 : D I N N E R

 Wed 6 Aug, PART 2 – VENUE: !Kheis Municipality (BY INVITATION ONLY)

08h30 – 10h45 : Site visit to Bokpoort CSP Plant

 10h45 – 11h00 : R E F R E S H M E N T S

!Kheis Municipality RE/iEEECO™ Benchmark Program

11h00 – 11h45 : Review of Municipality & its mission relating to use of energy

11h45 – 12h30 : Selecting the right technology scenarios

12h30 – 13h15 : Revision of RE/iEEECO™ roadmap

13h15 – 14h00 : Refinement of !Kheis RE/iEEECOTM Implementation Plan 

14h00 – 14h30 : L U N C H

 14h30 – 16h00 : Public Briefing session with Community and Private sector