Under a World Bank and Global Environment Facility – funded project focused on Renovation and Modernization of thermal power plants in India, one of the Project implementing partners, the West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) is organizing a South-South Knowledge Exchange Visit of a group of Indian Power Officials to South Africa. The delegation is constituted by senior officials from India’s Ministry of Power, Central Electricity Authority, and three utilities participating in the Project (including WBPDCL).

The interest is to cover Energy Efficiency Improvements/ Renovation and Modernisation of Thermal Power Plants and associated aspects.

In a joint initiative between SANEA, SANEDI, University of Cape Town and the Eskom Power Plant Engineering Institute (EPPEI) the following presentations will be delivered in a knowledge exchange discussion taking place at the University of Cape Town.

Key Speakers

Mr Dave Wright, Secretary General of the South African National Energy Association (SANEA)

Mr Priyesh Gosai, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Cape Town

Prof Edward Boje, University of Cape Town

Mr Harpreet Singh Pruthi, Director: Ministry of Power, Government of India