The Energy Efficiency Policies and Technologies in South Africa Workshop
September 6th, 2012 in South Africa
  Opening Remarks: Mrs Sherine Panton-Ntshona, Divisional Executive:International Division, Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)

Opening Remarks: Mr. Ken Okaniwa, Minister, Embassy of Japan in South Africa
  (Session 1: Current Progress of Energy Efficiency Policies in South Africa)

1. Energy Efficiency Regulations in South Africa
Mr. Xolile Mabusela, Director: Energy Efficiency and Environment, Department of Energy (DOE)
  2. Energy Efficiency Technology Development
Mr. Zukile Zibi, Energy Sector Portfolio Manager, Technology Innovation Agency (TIA)
  3. Energy Efficiency Standards
Mr. Pieter Haasbroek, Senior Manager: Certification, South African Bureau of Standards (SABS)
  4. Implementation and Enforcement of EE practices and technical Specifications
Mr. Alan Cohen, Technical Specialist: NRCS Regulatory Research and Development, National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS)
  5. Smart Grid Development Policy in South Africa
Dr. Minnesh Bipat,South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI)
  6. Energy Efficiency Programs
Mr. John Thorby, Programme Manager: Energy Efficiency, Eskom
  (Session 2: Energy Efficiency Technologies applicable to South Africa)

1. Solutions for Sustainable Energy
Mr. Manuel Fernandes, Business Development Manager, Yokogawa South Africa (Pty) Ltd.
  2. Japanese Clean Technologies for South African Cement Industry
Mr. Shinichi Aoyama, Deputy General Manager, Consulting Service Department, Engineering Division, Taiheiyo Engineering Corporation


3. NEC Green Vision- Creating a Sustainable Society
Mr. Eugene le Roux, Deputy Managing Director, NEC Africa (Pty) Ltd.
  4. Hitachi’s Energy Efficiency Technologies in Smart Cities
Mr. Michinaga Kohno, Senior Chief Engineer, Social Innovation Business Project Division, Hitachi, Ltd.
  5. Key Technology Fields for Energy Business by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Ltd.
Mr. Isao Deki, Chief Representative, Johannesburg Branch, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
  6. Energy Efficiency in Residential and Commercial HVAC Equipment Applications
Mr. Paul Dergeloo, Deputy Managing Director, Sales and Service Director, Daikin Air Conditioning South Africa (Pty) Ltd.
  7. Hitachi’s Smart Grid Solutions
Mr. Shin-ichi Inage, Renewable Energy & Smart Grid Division, Power Systems Company, Hitachi Ltd.
  (Session 3: Cooperation by South Africa and Japan)

1. Presentation by Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)
  2. JETRO’s Activities in the Energy & Environment Industry
Mr. Kimihiko Inaba, Executive Director, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
  Closing Remarks
Mr. Toshiyuki Nakamura, Chief Representative, South Africa Office, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)