Dates & Venue

Tue, Wed and Thur, 28, 29 and 30 Nov 2017. Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Local and international keynote speakers

Welcome and opening address:

Mr. Thava GovenderEskom group executive: transmission, sustainability and risk


The energy storage landscape in SA, and the value proposition:

Mr. Bertie Strydom, Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC)


Utility scale energy storage:

Dr. Markus Poeller, Moeller Poeller Engineering (MPE), Germany and UK


Industrial and commercial energy storage:

Dr. Tobias Bischof-Niemz, Enertrag AG, Germany

Mr. Panagiotis Stamoulis, Siemens, Germany


Energy storage for mini- and micro-grids and domestic installations:

Ms. Maxine Ghavi, ABB, Switzerland

Dr. Jeremy Hargreaves, Energy & Environmental Economics (E3), USA


Lithium ion batteries and energy storage for electric vehicles:

Dr. Micheal Thackeray, Argonne National Laboratory, USA


Outcomes and the way forward for energy storage in SA:

Mr. David Sekgororwana,  Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC)


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