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DAY ONE, Theme: Local energy strategies and its links to city development
Chair for Session – Mr. Dave Daniels, City of Cape Town
  • Welcome & Opening Remarks (MayoralSpeach.doc_17kb)
    Ms. Nomaindia Mfeketo, Mayor of Cape Town
  • Key Note Opening Address: Cities, poverty and sustainability – the energy link (OlversSpeach.doc_23kb)
    Dr. Chippy Olver, Director General Environment and Tourism
  • Leicester, UK– The Environment City’s holistic approach to energy (* 4.7MB)
    Cllr. Ross Willmott, Leicester City Council
  • The role of energy in city development strategies (Boraine.ppt_480kb)
    Mr. Andrew Boraine , SA Cities Network
  • Making energy everyone’s business in municipalities (Pageler.pps_1.2MB)
    Ms. Margaret Pageler, Seattle (USA)
  • Energy efficient Cities: Political will, Capacity Building and People’s Participation. The Barcelona Ordinance: A case study about how the impossible became a reality (Puig.pps_1.2MB), (Puignotes.doc_158kb)
    Mr. Josep Puig I Boix former Sustainable City Councilor of Barcelona
Chair for Session – Dr. Mike Sutcliffe, eThekwini Municipality  
  • Cape Town City Energy Strategy - A South African Case Study (*18.6MB)
    Cllr. Saleem Mowzer, City of Cape Town
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Our city energy management plan (*21MB)
    Ms. Mônica Di Masi, Secretariat for the Environment,
    Municipality of Rio de Janeiro
  • Championing sustainable energy at a mayoral level - the case of Potchefstroom, South Africa (*30MB)
    Mayor Raymond Mampe , Potchefstroom Municipality
  • Johannesburg’s approach to Energy (*8.5MB)
    Ms. Flora Mokgohloa, City of Johannesburg
  • Draft Energy Cities Declaration / resolutions (CapeTownDeclaration.doc_23kb)
    Mr. Hari Srinivas, UNEP
  • Summary & Closing remarks (Summary&ClosingRemarks.doc_21kb)
    Mr. Andrew Boraine, SACN
MAYORAL RECEPTION: Address – Local Authorities and sustainability
Ms. Nomaindia Mfeketo - Mayor of Cape Town
DAY TWO, Theme: Challenges and opportunities relating to local energy strategies
Introduction & Housekeeping , Ms. Gertrude Ngenda, ICLEI  
1. Restructuring in the electricity supply & distribution industry  
Mr. Mark Pickering, Palmer Development Group
2. Integrating Cities – the role of Transport 
Ms. Melissa Whitehead, Urban Transport and Energy Conservation
3. Planning for sustainable cities  
  • Integrated development planning - a strategic tool for embedding sustainable practices in local government: the experiences of the eThekwini Municipality, Durban (Moodley.ppt_403kb)
    Mr. Sogen Moodley, eThekwini Municipality
  • Urban Spatial Organization and Energy Efficiency (*4.2MB)
    Ms. Sharon Biermann, Centre for Scientific & Industrial Research 
  • Urban Renewal & Sustainability (Solomon.ppt_156kb)
    Mr. Shahid Solomon, City of Cape Town
  • The Ecological Footprint of Cape Town in relation to Energy Consumption (*2.6MB)
    Mr. Barrie Gasson, University of Cape Town
Ms. Alison Todes, University of Natal
4. Energy related Codes & Standards for Housing & Buildings
  • Seattle’s use of building codes & standards to promote a sustainable city (*4.8MB) (PagelerNotes.doc_35kb)
    Ms. Margaret Pageler, Seattle (USA)
  • Brief input on the status of energy related codes & standards for housing & buildings (Sekhonyana.ppt_43kb)
    Ms. Pamela Sekhonyana, National Department of Housing
  • The potential for codes and standards in SA: lessons from international experiences (Watermeyer.ppt_126kb)
    Mr. Ron Watermeyer, Soderlund & Schutte (Pty) Ltd
  • Projects’ view on implementing codes and standards (Beyers.ppt_271kb)
    Ms. Christelle Beyers, IIEC
  • Towards Sustainable Energy Practices: Johannesburg’s review of building codes (Holden.ppt_83kb , HoldenNotes.doc_55kb)
    Mr. Richard Holden, Johannesburg Municipality
Mr. Sydney Parsons, CSIR
1 Public Buildings & Lighting
  • Introduction: Saving energy through efficient lighting – the potential & success in SA (*75MB)
    Mr. Barry Bredenkamp, Eskom TSI
  • An overview of Demand Side Management (DSM) Implementation in RSA (Mashao.ppt_292kb)
    Mr. Morore Mashao, Eskom TSI
  • Energy Efficiency in government facilities (Lithole.ppt_327kb , Litholenotes.doc_180kb)
    Mr. Chris Lithole, Vhangana
  • Garankuwa Street lighting project (*7MB)
    Mr.Juan Mostert, Tshwane Municipality
  • Parow Building Case Study (*4.4MB)
    Mr. Mark Borchers, Sustainable Energy Africa
 Resource person: Susan Anderson, Portland (USA)
Mr. Russel Goldius Baloyi, South African Local Government Association
2 Transport
  • Introduction: Energy efficiency characteristics of passenger transport modes (Behrens.ppt_637kb)
    Mr. Roger Behrens, University of Cape Town
  • Low cost bicycle supply and promotion strategies in South African cities (*9MB)
    Mr.Andrew Wheeldon, Bicycle Empowerment Programme
  • Non-motorised network planning and prioritisation initiatives in Cape Town (*15.8MB)
    Mr. Kevin Garrod, City of Cape Town
  • The experience and transferability prospects of Latin American bus rapid transit systems (*14.3MB)
    Mr Donald Cupido & Maddie Mazaza
    City of Cape Town
  • Alternative Transport Technologies – Current trends and potential in SA (Vanderschuren.doc_20kb)
    Prof. Romano Del Mistro & Mariane Vanderschuren,
    University of Cape Town
 Resource person: Mr.Dionicio Rosas Flores (Mexico)
Mr. Roger Behrens UCT, Urban Transport Research Group
3. Waste Management & Methan Recovery  
  • An international perspective on Waste Management & Methane Recovery (*4.6MB)
    Mr. Bob Price, ICLEI
  • Inter - utility co-operation, a strategy to close the eco cycles in an urban environment (*12.4MB)
    Mr. Stefan Camitz, WSP, Sweden
  • Methane gas pilot project at he Weltevreden landfill site (Pieterse.doc_407kb)
    Mr.Tony Pieterse, Ekurhuleni Municipality
  • Landfill Gas Energy Potential at the Bellville South Waste Site: A Case Study (*15.8MB)
    Mr. John Coetzee, Jeffares & Green
Mr. Saliem Haider, City of Cape Town
4. Water Services   
  • Overview of the Watergy program & the way forward in South Africa (Rabe.ppt_378kb)
    Mr. Mike Rabe, Watergy
  • Water Supply Situation in the Western Highveld Area (*14MB)
    Mr. Ronnie McKenzie, Water Resource Planning & Conservation
  • Water Demand Management in the City of Cape Town (*19MB)
    Mr. Heinrich Mostert, City of Cape Town
  • Optimal Operation of a Potable Water Distribution Network (*3.2MB)
    Mr. Chris Brouckaert, University of Natal
 Resource person: Mr. Ross Wilmott, Leicester (UK)  
Mr. Mike Rabe, Programme Manager, Watergy South Africa
1. Housing & Household energy  
  • Lwandle Hostels – to – homes project (*2.8MB)
    Mr. William Ruijsch van Dugteren, Liebenberg and Stander
  • Kuyasa Housing Project, Cape Town (Kuyasa.pdf_1.3MB)
    Mr. Steve Thorne, SouthSouthNorth
  • Kimberley Moshoeshoe Housing Project (Magau.ppt_128kb)
    Cllr Nondumiso Magau, Sol Plaatjie Municipality
  • Experiences and learnings from SEED programmes; Housing & Energy work, 1998 until present (Booi.ppt_1.3MB)
    Mr. Monwabisi Booi, SEED Advisor, City of Cape Town
 Resource Person; Ms. Monica Di Masi, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) 
Mr. Monty Narsoo, SACN
2. Green Procurement  
  • Introduction: Harnessing Institutional Procurement of Energy- efficient Products (*4.8MB)
    Mr. Jeff Harris, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
  • Procuring for innovative products – lessons from Stockholm Municipality (Camitz.ppt_230kb)
    Mr. Stefan Camitz, WSP, Sweden
  • Greening the WSSD – Best Environmental Practice in the Hosting of the World Summit on Sustainable Development. (Katzel.ppt_135kb , KatzelNotes.doc_36kb)
    Mr. Tzila Katzel, IUCN
  • The opportunities & challenges for green procurement in SA – the role of local government (Swilling.doc_21kb)
    Mr. Mark Swilling, Sustainability Institute
 Resource Person; Mr. Josef Puig, Barcelona (Spain)  
Facilitator: (SummaryofSession.doc_51kb)
Ms. Amanda Nair, City of Johannesburg
3. Electricity Supply   
  • Green Electricity - a new paradigm for more sustainable energy service provision (Morris.ppt_1.3MB)
    Mr. Glynn Morris, AGAMA Energy
  • Support Strategy for Renewable Energies in the City of Aachen (Meiners.doc_121kb)
    Mr. Klaus Meiners, Aachen Municipality
  • Case Study: City Power (*2.1MB)
    Mr. Yousuf Haffejee, City Power Johannesburg
  • Wind energy in Sheffield (*35.9MB)
    Dr Nigel Mortimer, Sheffield Hallam University
 Resource person; Margaret Pageler, Seattle (USA)  
Mr. Sandile Tyatya, DME
4. Energy Communication & Education
  • International experiences in energy communication & education (*2.7MB)
    Mr. Kaare Albrechtsen, OVE, Denmark
  • The SEED programme & Methodology for communicating energy (*6.2MB)
    Ms. Fikiswa Mahote, Development Action Group
  • Energy Communication & education :Cape Town Case Study (Buirski.ppt_970kb)
    Ms. Lindie Buirski, City of Cape Town
  • Communicating Energy issues to the public: an activist Organisation’s perspective (McDaid.ppt_1MB)
    Ms. Liz McDaid, Earthlife Africa
Dr Eureta Rosenberg, Environmental Education Consultants
LAUNCH of UNEPs Latest Urban Management Series, 2003 “Energy Savings in Cities – Issues, Strategies & Options for Local Governments” UNEP – Mr. Hari Srinivas
DAY THREE, Theme: Equipping cities to formulate and implement city energy strategies
Chair for Session – Mr. Osman Asmal, City of Cape Town  
Housekeeping & Opening remarks 
  • Keynote Closing Address: The role of local authorities in achieving a sustainable energy vision for SA (MinistersCitiesSpeach.doc_28kb)
    Minister Phumzile Mlambo-Ncguka, Department of Minerals & Energy
  • Portland, Oregon: partnerships, policies, financing and training for energy in our city (*14MB) (Portlandnotes.doc_30kb)
    Ms. Susan Anderson, City of Portland, Office of Sustainable Development
  • Partnerships to promote sustainable energy in cities (REEPMorris.ppt_107kb)
    Mr. Glynn Morris, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership
  • City policies and measures for sustainable energy (EnergyPAMs.ppt_313kb)
    Mr. Harald Winkler, UCT Energy for Development Research Centre
  • CDM Projects and financing energy initiatives at the local level (Chown.ppt_208kb)
    Mr. Davin Chown, One World Investment
  • Building the capacity for sustainable energy development in SA (*5.6MB) (WardNotes.doc_63kb)
    Ms. Sarah Ward, Sustainable Energy Africa
  • Presentation of key findings from parallel session & plenary. Recommendations for way forward. Summary & Closure (Key_Findings_Recommendations.doc_71kb)
    Mr. Andrew Boraine & Mr. Monty Narsoo, SACN
BOOK LAUNCH, Climate Change in a developing world