The 5th IASTED African Conference on
Power and Energy Systems
~AfricaPES 2016~

September 5 – 7, 2016
Gaborone, Botswana

Past Conference Information

The Power and Energy Systems 2016 conference in Gaborone, Botswana has ended.

Conference Proceedings

The Conference Proceedings are available for purchase on the ACTA Press website:

Conference Chair

Prof. George O. Anderson
University of Botswana, Botswana
Conference Chair Portrait

Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker Portrait

"Welcome Address" Speaker

Honorable Fidelis Molao
Assistant Minister of Education, Skills and Development, Botswana
"Welcome Address" Speaker Portrait

Host Organization

University of Botswana

Scope

The topics of interest covered by AfricaPES 2016 included, but were not limited to:

THEME 1: ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

  • Bio-Energy
  • Fuel Cell Technology
  • Renewable Energy Sources
  • Solar Energy
  • Waste Products as a Source of Energy
  • Wind Energy

THEME 2: POWER GENERATION, TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION

  • Converters and Inverters
  • Electrical Machines
  • FACTS
  • Fault Diagnosis
  • Grounding and Protection Systems
  • HVDC
  • Network Harmonics
  • Power Distribution
  • Power Electronics
  • Power Flow Analysis
  • Power System Design
  • Power System Operation
  • Power System Planning
  • Power System Stability and Control
  • Reliability and Security

THEME 3: SMART GRIDS

  • Energy Storage
  • Grid Architectures
  • Intelligent Monitoring
  • Modeling of Grid Environments
  • Plug-In Vehicles
  • Security Systems

THEME 4: MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS

  • Demand Management
  • Electricity Power Tools
  • Energy Management
  • Energy Policies and Regulations
  • Financing and Investments
  • Forecasting
  • Home and Building Energy Management
  • Optimization Techniques
  • Power Electronics
  • Pricing Policies
  • Retail Power Markets