WATCH ON-DEMAND: G3-PLC Hosted Digital Dialogue: Experience and developments of G3-PLC technology for smart grid in Africa

Thursday, November 26, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa Agenda
Hosted Digital Dialogue
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Presentation: Africa Smart Solutions

Harold-John Hayes, Technical Manager, Landis+Gyr, South Africa

Presentation: Expererinces in the standisation and use of G3PLC

Shawn Papi, Senior Advisor – Demand Side Management, Eskom Research, Testing & Development Business Unit, South Africa

Presentation: Recent advancement in G3-PLC and introducing G3-PL Hybrid

Kevin Jones, Principle Applications Engineer, Renesas Electronics Europe GmbH, United Kingdom

Panel discussion:  

  • How is the perception of communication different in Africa, compared  to other parts of the world?      
  • What are the benefits of using G3PLC in comparison to other communication tools?      
  • How can other African countries leverage the expertise of Eskom in their own smart grid projects?      
  • What is the affordability of a hybrid solution?

Moderator:

Nicolette Pombo van Zyl, ESI Editor, South Africa

Panelists:  

  • Harold-John Hayes, Technical Manager, Landis+Gyr, South Africa     
  • Shawn Papi, Senior Advisor – Demand Side Management, Eskom Research, Testing & Development Business Unit, South Africa     
  • Kevin Jones, Principle Applications Engineer, Renesas Electronics Europe GmbH, United Kingdom     
  • Leon Vergeer, Certification Program Executive Committee, G3-PLC Alliance , Netherlands