Lunch and networking

22 Aug 2023

Lunch and networking

Lunch and networking 

Session Five: How is Eskom planning to incorporate energy storage as part of its plan to achieve security of energy supply?

In this session, a senior representative from Eskom will explain what energy storage projects they are involved with, the projected outcomes, challenges and how this will help to secure the supply of energy for the future.   
Learning outcome: To hear from the South African state-owned utility what their plans are around energy storage
Azwimbavhi Mamanyuha, 
General Manager: Engineering, Eskom

Session Six: Energy storage in the African residential/rural market
  • What is the potential for battery energy storage in the residential/rural market in South Africa and the rest of Africa?
  • Where is demand coming from?
  • What are the obstacles that could inhibit growth in the residential/rural market?
  • Lack of local skills and equipment
  • Cost of installing an ESS
  • Challenges of installing and maintaining ESSs in rural areas
  • Group Exercise : Create a business plan for an ESS in a rural African community

Learning outcome: To quantify the size of the opportunity in the African residential/rural market

If you want to know more about this and other topics directly from end users of energy storage technologies join us at one of these annual events: The Energy Storage World Forum (Grid Scale Applications), or The Residential Energy Storage Forum, or one of our Training Courses.

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“Great topics, competent speakers, good networking: keep it like that.”



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Expert Technical & Governance, Elia

Excellent networking event. The sponsorship was well worth it.”


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