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Global Transmission is organising 4-5 video interactions/webinars on ‘Power Transmission in Africa: CXO Perspectives’, starting from the week of April 27 until May 8, 2020.

Each video interaction/webinar will be a ‘one-hour stand-alone’ session with a CEO/CXO of a leading African transmission utility.

The session will focus on the utility’s network development and investment plans, key challenges and project progress.

These focused sessions will give an opportunity to hear from the leaders of these utilities in times when travel has become very restricted and it is uncertain when it may open up. We hope that the webinar/video interaction will provide a platform for a very useful exchange of information and ideas.

Schedule of video webinars:

  • Mr Segomoco Scheppers, Group Executive- Transmission, Eskom on April 27 at 10:00 GMT
  • Mr Amoako-Baah, CEO, Ghana Electricity Company (GRIDCo), April 28 at 10:00 GMT
  • Ms Ziria Tibalwa Waako, CEO, Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA), Uganda, May 8 at 09:00 GMT
  • Dr John M. Mativo, Additional General Manager, Project Development Services, Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO), May 18 at 09:00 GMT

The fifth video interaction will be from among the following African utilities: 

  • Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN)
  • TANESCO, Tanzania
  • ZESCO, Zambia
  • Rede Nacional de Transporte (RNT), Angola

There will be a short presentation/address by the presenter, followed by a moderated Q&A with the participants. 

Key topics to be discussed include:

  • Plans for network development and investment in the presenter’s country
  • Key challenges faced by these utilities and their initiative to overcome them
  • Expectations of the utility from suppliers, funding agencies, regulators, etc.
  • Expected short-term and long-term impact of crisis such as COVID-19 on the utility's operations, supply chain, financial performance, and network plans
  • Mechanisms that have been implemented or planned to ensure a continued supply of electricity 

The fee for participating in this video webinar series is USD400. The participants will have the option of attending the live video webinar or get access to the recordings. 

The registered paid participants will also get free access to a 35-40 page report on ‘Power Transmission Market in Africa’. The report will provide key facts, analyse growth trends, and highlight network expansion and investment plans for electricity transmission sectors of around 20 African countries.

Registration for participants from the government agencies, transmission corporations, utilities, and regulatory authorities from African countries is complimentary. 

Please click here to register for the video webinar series.