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2013

The Water Research Commission and SAICE Water Engineering Division organized a two day Hydropower training workshop. The presentations presented were:

Item

 Presenters       

1

Features of a hydropower scheme

Prof David Williams

(BHA)

2

Hydropower development opportunities

Prof Fanie van Vuuren

(University of Pretoria)

3

Resource assessment for hydropower development

Prof David Williams

(BHA)

4

Status-quo and small hydropower potential in eastern and southern Africa

Mr Wim Jonker Klunne

(CSIR)

5

Turbine technologies

Prof David Williams

(BHA)

6

Conduit hydropower development & DSS

Ms Ione Loots

(University of Pretoria))

7

Conduit Hydropower Development in a City’s Water Distribution System – Case study

Mr Marco van Dijk

(University of Pretoria)

8

Retrofitting Hydropower to South African Dams

Mr Bo Barta

(E&WRE)

9

Practical design principles

Prof David Williams

(BHA)

10

Bloemwater Conduit Hydropower Plant

Mr Marco van Dijk

(University of Pretoria)

11

Electricity – Grid connection and islanded system

Prof David Williams

(BHA)

12

Legislative and regulatory requirements in SA

Mrs Beate Scharfetter

(Independent consultant)

13

Feasibility calculations

Prof David Williams

(BHA)

2012

The University of Pretoria together with the Water Research Commission and SAICE Water Engineering Division organized a two day workshop on the subject of Small Scale Hydroelectric Power. The presentations presented were:
 

Item

 Presenters       

1

Welcome

J. Bhagwan

(WRC)

2

Small scale hydroelectricity issues and prospects

B. Barta

(E&WRE)

3

IPPs compliance with legislation and REBID processes

F. Viljoen

(CRESCO)

4

Update on small scale hydropower developments in Africa

W. Jonker Klunne

(CSIR)

5

Practical problems and their solutions to design and operate small hydro plants

O. van Rensburg

(MBB)

6

TURGO / COMPACT TURGO turbines for small scale hydropower installations

A. Eaton

(GILKES)

7

Conduit hydropower development guideline

I. Loots

(University of Pretoria)

8

Pierre van Ryneveld Conduit Hydropower Plant – Case study

M. van Dijk

(University of Pretoria)

9

Ethekwini’s development of small conduit hydropower - Status

R. Dyer

(Ethekwini)

10

Rand Water’s development of conduit hydropower - Status

I. Mbhele

(Rand Water)

11

How to become an IPP, step-by-step?

T. Garner

(SAIPPA)

12

Retrofit of hydropower at Hartbeespoort Dam: pre-investment investigation

A. Ottermann

(Pula SRM Consortium)

 

 

2011

The Hydropower Interest Group of Sustainable Energy Society of SA (IHG/SESSA) together with the Water Research Commission/University of Pretoria (WRC/UP) project team organized a two day workshop on the subject of Small Scale Hydroelectric Installation. The presentations presented were:

Item

 Presenters       

1

Welcome and hydropower from conduit flow

J. Bhagwan

(WRC)

2

Small scale hydroelectricity issues and prospects

B. Barta

(E&WRE)

3

Refinement of National Water Resources Strategy

M. Gwala

(DWA)

4

International/Southern Africa hydroelectricity

W. Klunne

(CSIR)

5

Rehabilitation of existing hydro plants

B. Barta/A. Eaton

(E&WRE/GILKES)

6

South Africa’s hydroelectricity success

S. van der Wat

(NuPlanet)

7

International hydropower manufacture market   

A. Eaton

(GILKES)

8

Local hydropower manufacturing

G. Gentles

(Gentle Power)

9

Hydroelectricity development in Australia

C. le Grange 

(Hydro Tasmania)

10

Utilizing NWRI for hydroelectricity generation

W. vd Westhuizen

(DWA)

11

Financing hydroelectricity development

F. Viljoen

(CRESCO)

12

WRC/UP hydro research project

M. van Dijk

(University of Pretoria)

13

Pumped storage schemes and imported hydroelectricity

F. Louwinger

(ESKOM)

 

For any inquiries please contact Mr Marco van Dijk at Tel: 012 420 3176 or e-mail: marco.vandijk@up.ac.za

 

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