Learn about the latest power solutions including mini-grids, hybrid systems and utility scale energy, and earn CPD points at the Power Nigeria Agenda.

Sessions are FREE to attend, but seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis so arrive early to secure your place.

THE POWER NIGERIA AGENDA


10:55AM

INTRODUCTION


11:00AM

CHAIRMAN'S WELCOME

Olu Ogunlela, Co-Founder, Gridless Africa


11:05AM

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY WELCOME ADDRESS

Babatunde Paul Ruwase, President, The Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry

11:15AM

LAGOS WELCOME ADDRESS 

Hon. Olawale Oluwo, Commissioner, Lagos State Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources


11:30AM

POLICIES REQUIRED TO BETTER MEET DISTRIBUTED ENERGY DEMAND

Prof James Momoh, Chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission



12:00PM

CREATING STANDARDS FOR NIGERIA’S ELECTRICITY MARKETPLACE 

Osita A. Aboloma, Director General & Chief Executive, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON)


12:30PM

LOSS REDUCTION TECHNIQUES FOR THE UTILITY-SCALE POWER INDUSTRY

Engr. Jude Ugwuoke, Head of Revenue Protection Unit, Assets Protection, Ibadan Electricity Distribution Co. 

13:00PM

INTRODUCTION TO THE CLIMATE INNOVATION CENTRE NIGERIA (CICN)

Bankole Oloruntoba, CEO, CICN


13:10PM

 OFF-GRID STRATEGIES FOR 2019

Ebrima Faal, Senior Director - Nigeria, African Development Bank


13:40PM

BREAK

14:30PM

TOTAL LIFECYCLE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN THE UTILITY INDUSTRY

Incorporating digital platforms from planning and fundraising stages, to project completion and contract management and insight

Ed Hartung, Territory Manager, Oracle

15:00PM

WORKSHOP: DESIGNING MINI-GRID SYSTEMS

This workshop will cover what makes up a mini-grid system, how to predict the size mini-grid required, how to grow a mini-grid to meet increased demand, and how to design an entire system. Challenges to consider will also be discussed including how to anticipate intermediate low battery voltage, where to find necessary data in the planning stages, mini-grid modelling, and smart metering insights into mini-grids.  

Dr.  Engr. Tajudeen Humble Sikiru, Electrical Engineering Lecturer, Ahmadu Bello University.


16:45PM

END OF THE POWER NIGERIA AGENDA - DAY 1


 

N.B - Agenda subject to change

THE POWER NIGERIA AGENDA


11:00AM

CHAIRMAN'S WELCOME DAY 2

Olu Ogunlela, Co-Founder, Gridless Africa


11:10AM

COMBINING HYDRO, WIND, SOLAR POWER AND BATTERY STORAGE WITH A MINI-GRID, OFF-GRID SOLUTION

Bernhard Kodré, Director Hybrid Energy, Global-Hydro Energy


11:50AM

DIGITIZED MICRO-GRID SYSTEMS ADDING VALUE TO COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL (C&I) BUSINESSES

Ifeanyi Odoh, Head, Offer Marketing, Anglophone West Africa, Schneider Electric


12:30PM

REDUCING POWER GENERATION COSTS FOR OFF-GRID TELECOM BASE STATIONS

Jude Abalaka, Managing Director, Tranos Contracting


13:10PM

BREAK


13:30PM

ENERGY TRADING WITH SOLARCOIN AND USING PEER-2-PEER (P2P) PLATFORMS

Learn how to become a “node” in the SolarCoin network, how solar firms can benefit, what open source tools are required, and what hurdles the Nigerian energy sector will need to leap to bring the most benefits of blockchain technology to fruition.

Dr. Ayodele A. Faiyetole, Founder & Chief Executive, EarthSpace Resources


14:10PM

MARKETS BEST POSITIONED TO RUN WITH ON-SITE GENERATION (OSG) RENEWABLE SYSTEMS

Segun Adaju, President, Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN) 


14:40PM

PRODUCTIVE USE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY (PURE) AND THE FORECAST ROLE OF MINI-GRIDS

Lessons learnt and challenges from rural African communities adopting renewable energy, and recommendations to stimulate its spread and better realise its potential

Prosper Magali, Director of Projects & Business Development, Ensol; Board Member, Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE)


15:20PM

WORKSHOP: CONCEPT, COMPONENTS& DESIGN OF HYBRID ENERGY SYSTEMS

Solar PV systems combined with diesel generators to create a hybrid system must be carefully designed for financial and energy efficiency. Learn how to match energy requirements with the correct components, taking the load profile and other factors into account. 

Guluma Megersa, Technical Sales / Business Development Manager – Off-grid Sales, SMA


16:45PM

END OF THE POWER NIGERIA AGENDA - DAY 2


THE POWER NIGERIA AGENDA

11.00AM - 1.30PM

Technical solutions programme hosted by:

Elsewedy Electric

As one of the leading global energy solutions providers in Africa and the world, Elsewedy Electric stands to be a significant part of Nigeria’s energy future. Power Nigeria presents an opportunity to create and sustain valuable partnerships with those who share the same goal of bringing high quality, efficient and sustainable energy to Nigeria for years to come.

Elsewedy Electric operates in five energy segments: cables & accessories, electrical products, energy measurement & management (meters), transformers and projects (power generation, power transmission and distribution, construction and infrastructure, projects development and renewable energy, telecom solutions and industrial development).

In this session, we will review developments in the following segments: 

  •  Transformers 
  •  Cables 
  •  Energy Management and Management Solutions
  • Future of Mini Grids and Rural Electrification

11:00AM

WELCOME ADDRESS & ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC NIGERIA LIMITED INTRODUCTION

Raed Al-Hassaneh, Managing Director, Elsewedy Electric Nigeria


11:30AM

ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC CORPORATE INTRODUCTION

Tarek Wahby, Chief Commercial Officer – Africa, Elsewedy Electric


12:00PM

TRANSFORMERS

Mohamed Hassan, Business Unit Head, Elsewedy Electric


12:30PM

CABLES

Mohamed Mansour, Design & Development Section Head, Elsewedy Electric


13:00PM

BREAK


13:30PM

ENERGY MEASUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS 

Sherif Kafafi, Regional Commercial Director – MEA, Elsewedy Electric


14:00PM

THE FUTURE OF MINI GRIDS AND RURAL ELECTRIFICATION IN AFRICA 

Karim Gabriel, Project & Business Development Manager, Elsewedy Electric


14:30PM

END OF THE POWER NIGERIA AGENDA - DAY 3