Power and Energy Systems    (AfricaPES 2008)

September 8 – 10, 2008
Gaborone, Botswana
Editor(s): G. O. Anderson
230 pages
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Track Power Systems and High Voltage Engineering FreeSubscription
602-014 Feasability Study of Ultra Long Distance HVDC Transmission to Japan
M. Ishikawa, T. Hano, and Souichirou (Japan)
602-017 Analysis of a Phase-Converter Performance
A. Litchev and K. Yanev (Botswana)
602-032 A Survey and Classification of Telecommunication Needs in Power Systems
A.A. Adeyemo, A.A. Jimoh, J.L. Munda, and O.J. Oyedapo (South Africa)
602-034 Design of a Reliable and Low-Cost Stand-Alone Micro Hydropower Station
K. Kusakana and J.L. Munda (South Africa)
602-036 Application of FACTS Devices to the 330kV Nigerian System for Voltage and Power Control
O.A. Komolafe, G. Adepoju (Nigeria), and R. Garcia-Valle (Denmark)
602-042 Towards a Practical Partial Core Transformer - Compensation of Reactive Power Requirements with a VSC
V. Bendre, P. Bodger, and A. Wood (New Zealand)
602-057 Comparative Analysis of Third Harmonic Injection PWM and SPWM Control Techniques for UPS Inverter
T. Wanjekeche, D.V. Nicolae, and A.A. Jimoh (South Africa)
602-070 Demand Side Optimal Strategy for Voluntary Load Shedding
J. Zhang, X. Xia, and D. Alexander (South Africa)
602-081 Stability Analysis of Centurion Electric Power System
Y. Galu, J.L. Munda, and A.A. Jimoh (South Africa)
602-082 Power Flow Studies in HVAC and HVDC Transmission Lines
D.T. Oyedokun and K.A. Folly (South Africa)
602-810 Use of Simplified Dynamic Equivalent for the Power System Stability Analysis
E.V. Mgaya, J. Tlust, and Z. Mller (Czech Republic)
602-811 Investigation and Analysis of Industrial Power Meters in Industrial Plant
J.H.C. Pretorius, K.C. Modipane, and H. Dewerajram (South Africa)
602-812 Disturbance in the Power System Caused by Auxiliary DC Installation Failure of Switchyard
M. Mesić, S. Tenjak, and S. Skok (Croatia)
Track Motors and Drives FreeSubscription
602-026 Loading Effects of a Capacitor Excited Induction Generator
E.T. Rakgati and S. Setlhaolo (Botswana)
602-033 Test Results on Synchronous Reluctance Machine with Auxilliary Winding for Leading Reactive Power Injection
A.S.O. Ogunjuyigbe, A.A. Jimoh, and D.V. Nicolae (South Africa)
602-048 Performance Evaluation of a Three-Phase Induction Machine with Auxiliary Winding Fed by a Leading Reactive Current
M.C. Muteba, A.A. Jimoh, D.V. Nicolae, and A.S.O. Ogunjuyigbe (South Africa)
602-061 A Low Temperature Differential Stirling Engine-based Power Generation Research Programme
P. Gaynor, R. Webb, C. Lloyd, and P. Bodger (New Zealand)
602-080 Flatness-based Stabilisation of a Single-Axis Synchronous Generator Model with Embedded Trajectories of Motion
E.C. Anene, U.O. Aliyu (Nigeria), and J.T. Agee (Botswana)
Track Domestic Appliances FreeSubscription
602-027 Compact Flourescent Lamp (CFL) Current Spectral Analysis
A. Jakoef and H.J. Vermeulen (South Africa)
602-028 Energy Conservation in Household
P. Shipkovs, G. Kaskarova, I. Purina, K. Lebedeva, M. Rubina, J. Golunovs, I. Niedrite, and M. Jirgens (Latvia)
602-044 Energy Management in Hotel Facilities
W. Schellong (Germany)
Track Renewable Energy FreeSubscription
602-016 Effect of Brining on the Drying Rate of Tilapia in a Solar Tunnel Dryer
G.M. Kituu, D. Shitanda, C.L. Kanali, and J.T. Mailutha (Kenya)
602-029 Modelling of Generator Failures WITHIN a Wind Turbine
J.A. Andrawus (UK)
602-049 Modeling of a Solar Collectors Absorber
P. Shipkovs, M. Vanags, G. Kashkarova, K. Lebedeva, J. Shipkovs, V. Barkans, and M. Jirgens (Latvia)
602-062 Examination of MPP Algorithms for Photovoltaic Inverter Concerning Transmission Efficiency
J.C. Calvo, H. Gldner, and J. Rost (Germany)
602-063 Application of Solar Technology to Improve Energy Demand in Botswana: A Case Study
G.O. Anderson, A.Opok Opok, and B. Molefhi (Botswana)
602-065 Electrification of Isolated Areas by Interconnecting Renewable Sources (ERD Research-Action Project): Lessons Learned
B. Michelon (Switzerland), A. Nejmi (Morocco), J.D. Ghali (Switzerland), A.D. Sadi (Morocco), and J.-C. Bolay (Switzerland)
602-067 An Investigation of the Wave Energy Resource off the South African Southwest Coast
J. Joubert and E. Bosman (South Africa)
602-079 Technical Intergration Requirements for Grid Connected Wind Farms
T.T. Madangombe, K.A. Folly, A.B. Sebitosi, and P. Pillay (South Africa)
602-802 Technical Evaluation of Renewable Energy Integration into Tshwane Electricity Network
J. Giogini, J.L. Munda, and A.A. Jimoh (South Africa)
602-803 Renewable Energy Resources Barriers in Africa
U.T. Umoh (Botswana) and I.J. Ekpoh (Nigeria)
602-805 Dynamic Model and Control of Power Converters for Grid Connected Renewable Energy Systems
A.F. Nnachi, D.V. Nicolae, and A.A. Jimoh (South Africa)
602-807 Achieving Sustainable Electric Power for Southern Africa: Issues and Options
J.D. Sakala (Botswana) and J. Mutale (UK)
602-808 Technology Management Challenges Facing Wind Pumping Projects in Tanzania
J. Kihedu and C.Z.M. Kimambo (Tanzania)
Track Modelling FreeSubscription
602-051 Forecasting Model for Energy Consumption in South Africa Correlated with the Income
M.W. Siti, D.V. Nicolae, and A.A. Jimoh (South Africa)
602-066 Modeling of a Piezoelectric Beam for Voltage Generation
A. Nechivute and A.R. Akande (Botswana)
602-073 Power Balance Control using Evolutionary Algorithm
J. Novk, P. Chalupa, and V. Bobl (Czech Republic)
602-085 Usage of Direct Search Methods in Predictive Control of Ancillary Services
P. Chalupa, J. Novk, and V Bobl (Czech Republic)
Track Additional Papers FreeSubscription
602-069 Optimal Utilization of Generators in Igbinedion University Campuses (A Case Study of the Main Campus)
S.T. Wara and A. Abayomi-Alli (Nigeria)
602-075 The Optimization of Base Station Site Placement for Unevenly Distributed Traffic using Genetic Algorithm
B.R. Philemon, A. Kurien, and Y. Hamam (South Africa)
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The topics to be covered include, but are not limited to: Alternative Energy and the Environment * Renewable Energy Sources * Fuel Cell Technology * Wind Energy * Water Energy * Solar Energy * Plasma Technology * Energy Conversion * Energy Conservation Power Transmission and Generation * Power System Planning * Power System Operation * Power System Design * Converters and Inverters * HV Power Lines * Power System Stability and Control * Reliability and Security * Power Quality * Network Harmonics * Power Flow Analysis * Power Distribution * Fault Diagnosis * Grounding and Protection Systems * Nuclear Energy Regulations, Management, and Economics * Energy Policies and Regulation * Energy Management Systems * Optimization Techniques * Demand Management * Forecasting * Computer Applications and Software Development * Pricing Policies * Power Economics * Power System Planning * Power Market Deregulation * Global Restructuring * Energy Pricing * Retail Power Markets * Electricity Power Pools * Power Engineering and Education * Investment Coordination * ROI Caps * Breakdown Impacts * Problems of the Power Industry

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