5:00 pm         Registration Opens  

7:00 pm         Welcome Reception at NERC HQ

7:00 am    BREAKFAST

8:00 am      Registration

10:00 am    Welcome and Keynote Address

                     Prof. James A. Momoh, FIEEE, FNSE, FAEng. FAS

                    Chairman/CEO, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) KEYNOTE ADDRESS

10:10 am   Prof. Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbajo, GCON Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria

10:30 am   Opening Remarks

                   Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR

                   President, Commander -In- Chief of the Armed Forces Federal Republic of Nigeria

11:00 am   Official Tour of the Exhibition and Group Photograph 

11:15 am     Keynote Address:

                     Mini-Grid development for achieving power sector performance

                     Aliyu Magaji Dau, Chairman,

                     House Committee on Power

11:45 am    Coffee break:

12:00 noon   Opening Panel:

                      Frank Okafor (Moderator)

                      Vincent Dogo, Member Ministerial Task Force on Power

                     Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, Executive Governor, Kaduna State

                    Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, Executive Governor, Edo State

                    Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Executive Governor, Lagos State

                    Usuman Gur Mohammed MD/CEO, TCN

                    Joe Chow, Dean Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (USA)

                   Ahmed Rufai Zakari, SSAto the Vice President on Infrastructure

1:00 pm   Visit/Unveiling of the Smart Home

1:30 pm    LUNCH

2:30 pm   CONFERENCE TUTORIAL 1

                  Title: Tutorial on Micro Grid, Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical System

                  By: Prof. James Momoh– Chairman/CEO, NERC

SESSION 1:   PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY, WIND ENERGY, AND ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS

                  Chair:           Prof. Anil Pahwa – Program Director, National Science Foundation

                  Co-Chair:     Prof. F. Okafor – Commissioner, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission

3:15 pm   Introduction by Chair                 

                  Speaker 1:    Prof. Joe Chow – Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

                  Speaker 2:    Mr. Abba Aliyu, SA to the Minister of Power

                  Speaker 3:   Dr. Sanusi Ohaire, ED – Rural Electrification Agency

                  Speaker 4:   Engr. Faruk Yusuf Yabo, Ag. Director, FMoP

                  Speaker 5:   Engr. M.B Shehu, Exec. Vice President, World Federation of Engineers

                  Speaker 6:  Dr. Ahmad Zakaru, SSA to the President on Infrastructure.

                  Speaker 7:  Dr. Robin Podmore Co-Chair, IEEE Smart Village, US

4:15 pm     Wrap up by Co-Chair

SESSION 2: SCALABLE MICROGRIDS FOR INCREASING SYSTEM RELIABILITY, SECURITY AND RESILIENCY IN THE SMART                           GRID ERA

                    Chair:                Prof. Joe Chow – Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

                    Co-Chair:         Engr. Sanusi Garba – Vice Chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission

4:30 pm           Introduction by Chair                         

                    Voltage Rise with Increase in Penetration Level of a Grid Connected Renewable Distributed Generation – Ayodeji S. Akinyemi, Innocent E.                            Davidson (South Africa) 

                   An Optimal Design for Effective Mitigation of Instabilities in Grid Connected Renewable Energy Systems – Jiazhi Liang, Olorunfemi Ojo, Josiah                     Haruna (USA) 

                  Increasing the Share of Renewable Energy Mix in the Power Sector and Pollution Control – Joseph M. Okoh (USA) 

                  Interconnection of Distributed Generation with Improved Power Quality Condition for Power System Disturbance Mitigation – Oluwafunso                            Oluwole Osaloni, Ashky Kumar Saha (South Africa)

                  An Integrated Framework for A Hybrid Smart Micro Grid for 1000 Units Estate – P. I. Okwu, A. A. O. Ogungbenro, S. O Momoh, U.C Ajuzie                            and Ossai (Nigeria)  

5:30 pm   Wrap up by Co-Chair 

5:45 pm  Coffee Break

SESSION 3:   HYDROPOWER AND BIOMASS ENERGY RESOURCES

                   Chair:                Prof. Eli Bala – DG, Energy Commission of Nigeria

                   Co-Chair:         Prof. Emmanuel Glapke – Professor, Howard University, DC, USA

6:00 pm        Introduction by Chair

                    Prospects of Nigeria’s Power Transmission Grid Capacity on Macro Hydropower  Generation – Melodi A. O., Aremu S. O. (Nigeria) 

                   Renewable Energy Prospects: Panacea to Energy Crises and Global Warming – M. S. Haruna, A. N. Salami, M. A. Aminu (Nigeria) 

                   Evaluation of Curtailed Electric Energy (CEE) for Renewable Energy Development P. O. Oluseyi, A. T. Bamigbade (Nigeria) 

                   Effect of a Wind Farm on Load Flow and Protection Systems in a Municipal Distribution Network – Mogamat N. Martin, Kehinde O. Awodele,                       Victor A. Adebayo (South Africa) 

                   Use of Electrical Energy Storage to Improve the Transient Stability of a Power System with Large Amount of Wind Generation – Ziphezinhle N.                       Kazi, Kehinde O. Awodele, Bongane J. Nhlapo (South Africa)

6:45 pm  Wrap up by Co-Chair

7:00 pm  SEMINAR

                 Trends in Power System Simulation           

                 Dr. Robin Podmore– Co-Chair, IEEE Smart Village, USA

8:00 pm  Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

 

                

 

SESSION 4:   FORUM OF VICE CHANCELLORS AND UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTS ON UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP IN SUSTAINABLE                                                 ENERGY/POWER DEVELOPMENT

                        Chair:                Prof. Sani Haruna – EVC/CEO, National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure

                        Co-Chair:         Prof. Chuanyi Ji – Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, GA, USA

9:00 am           Introduction by Chair

                         Speaker 1:   Prof. Akii Ibhadode – Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Petroleum   Resources Effurun (Nigeria) 

                         Speaker 2:    Prof. Joseph Fuwape – Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Akure (Nigeria)

                         Speaker 3:    Prof. Oye Ibidapo Obe – Former Vice-Chancellor, University of  Lagos  (Nigeria)

                         Speaker 4:    Prof. Abubakar Sambo – Former Vice-Chancellor, Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto (Nigeria)

                         Speaker 5:     Dr. Momodu Sanusi Jimah – Rector, Auchi Polytechnic (Nigeria)

                         Speaker 6:    Dr. Robin Podmore – Co-Chair, IEEE Smart Village, USA

10:00 am        HIGH SCHOOL SOLAR PANEL PROJECT BY PROF. JOE CHOW / GRADUATE STUDENT.

11:00 am        Wrap up by Co-Chair

11:00 AM       SYNDICATE SESSION: SECONDARY SCHOOL/UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS  POSTER SESSION

11:15 am       Coffee Break

SESSION 5: SMART HOMES AND NEW INNOVATION AND COLLABORATION OF RURAL ELECTRIFICATION

                      Chair:                Dr. Musiliu Oseni – Comm. Planning Research and Strategy Division – NERC

                      Co-Chair:          Prof. Trever Gaunt – Professor, University of Cape Town, South Africa

                                                Mr. Rudi Wiedemann

11:30 am         Introduction by Chair

                         Paper Presentations                        

                       Compact Fluorescent and Light Emitting Diode Lamps in Microgrid Systems: Issues on Harmonics Penetration – Ali Inusa Malawi,                                             Abdullahi Lanre Amoo, Ya’u Shuaibu Haruna, Dalila bt Mat Said (USA) 

                       Review of Proton Exchange Membrane for Fuel Cell – M. S. Haruna, E .A.Aja and M. Aminu (Nigeria) 

                       Deployment of Solar Photovoltaic Mini Generators for Small Scale Businesses – J. O. Mahmud, A. O. Nduka, P. O. Acholoson, E. S.                                           Ongbabo,  S. A. Mustapha and Y. Akai (Nigeria) 

                       P-V Analysis of Abuja Transmission Network – Bemdoo Saka, Al-Amin Bugaje, Emeka Ifenkwe, Shehu Aliyu (Nigeria) 

                       Solar Collector Analysis and Design for Energy Harvesting in Developing Countries – Abimbola Oluwade and Emmanuel Glakpe (USA)

12:45 pm       TUTORIAL 2

                        TITLE: WIND POWER GENERATION AND MODELLING

                        By: Prof. Joe Chow – Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (USA)

1:45 pm         Wrap up by Co-Chair

1:45 pm        LUNCH

SESSION 6:   TECHNOLOGY FOR MICROGRID AND SMART GRID

                        Chair:        Prof. Peter Bofah – Professor, Howard University, DC, USA

                        Co-Chair: Prof. Adegoke O. Melodi – Federal University of Technology-Akure (FUTA), Prof. Emeritus J. M. Okoh  – University of Maryland,

                        Eastern Shore

2:45 pm         Introduction by Chair                   

                       Paper Presentations                  

                       Implementation of Microgrid Test Bed with Distributed Energy Resources using Real-Time Digital Simulator – Tigist Mohammed, James                                   Momoh, Peter Bofah, Arunsi Chuku (USA) 

                       Effects of Power Distribution Feeder Monitoring and Service Restoration through Cloud Computing on System Efficiency Improvement –                                   Aderonke.O.Akinwumi, Olusola A. Komolafe (Nigeria) 

                       Decentralizing the Grid and Mini-Grid Systems in Nigeria-Journey So Far – Olufunke Dinneh (Nigeria) 

                       Distributed Micro-Grid Energy Resources with Network-Based GIS & ADMS Integration – A Double-Edged Approach to Solving African’s                                     Electricity and Environmental Challenge – Oregbesan Olalekan (Nigeria)

3:45 pm     TUTORIAL 3 

                   TITLE: REVIEW OF PROTECTION CHALLENGES IN MICROGRIDS WITH RENEWABLE SOURCES AND SUGGESTED  PROTECTION SCHEME                               SOLUTIONS 

                   By: Prof. Arunsi Chuku – Rosebud Engineering Consultants LLC, Maryland, USA

4:45 pm     Wrap up by Co-Chair

4:45 pm     Coffee Break

SESSION 7: ELECTRICITY POWER COLLABORATIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND NIGERIAN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY INDUSTRY (NESI)

                     Chair:                Engr. M. Lawal – Ag. Head (ISO) – Transmission Company of Nigeria

                     Co-Chair:         Engr. M. B. Shehu – Executive Vice President, World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO)

5:00 pm       Introduction by Chair                           

                      MV Transmission Line Capacity Enhancement for Increased Load -.A.Mpaka, A.K. Raji and A. O. Ayeleso (Nigeria) 

                      Empirical Modelling of Solar Energy Potential in Nsukka, Enugu State Nigeria – P. C. Obodo, C. F. Ezeibe C. G. Ozoegwu, B. O. A. Ozigi and A.                        Kalu-Uka (Nigeria) 

                      Enhancement of N-1 Criterion in Electrical Networks: A Case Study of Nigerian Grid Networks System – Jonathan Okoronkwo (Nigeria) 

                      Feasibility Studies for Electric Power Supply to EKO Atlantic City, Lagos, Nigeria – H. Hout, A. Kronfol, M. B. Shehu, A. U. Chuku, A. Salim, O.                        Zaccheaus, S. Abba-Aliyu and C. Chiatula (Nigeria) 

                      Mitigating Voltage Instability in Nigeria 330kV Grid Based on under Frequency Load Shedding Scheme – Isa A., Bakare G. A., Aliyu U. O. and                          Amoo A. L. (Nigeria) 

                      Spinning Reserve and System Collapse in Nigeria – Prof. Okafor F. N, Adjekpiyede O. O (Nigeria)

6:30 pm       Wrap up by Co-Chair 

8:00 pm       GALA NIGHT AND GOODWILL MESSAGES – TRANSCORP HILTON                  

     

                    Keynote Address By:

                    Professor Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbajo, GCON

                    Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

SESSION 8:    INTEGRATION OF DISTRIBUTED AND RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES AND GRID ISSUES

Chair:                Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed – MD/CEO, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN)

Co-Chair:          Prof. Arunsi Chuku – Rosebud Engineering Consultants LLC, Maryland, USA

9:00 am          Introduction by Chair

                       Adaptive Protection Scheme for Distribution Network with Embedded Generation Using PSCAD – Modu Abba Gana, Kunduli Mustapha,                              Adam Bukar (South Africa) 

                      Overview of Cyber Security for Cyber-Physical Power System – Tigist Mohammed, James Momoh, Peter Bofah, Arunsi Chuku (USA) 

                      Power Systems Dispatch with Integrated Wind Power – Olurotimi Olakunle Awodiji (Nigeria) 

                      Micro-grid and Smart-Grid: An Alternative Framework for Renewable Energy – M. M. Ashafa, F. A. Ibikunle, A. Olayanju (Nigeria) 

                      Data Analytics for Resilient Energy Infrastructure – Chuanyi Ji and Amir Afsharinejad (USA)

11:00 am       Wrap up by Co-Chair 

SYNDICATE SESSION: SECONDARY SCHOOL/UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS POSTER SESSION 

11:00 am        Coffee Break

SESSION 9:    CUSTOMER CARE, DATA MINING, PRODUCTION AND ANALYSIS

                        Chair:                Dr. Moses Arigu – Commissioner, Consumer Affairs Nigerian   Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)

                        Co-Chair:           Dr. Mosses Garuba – Associate Dean, College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA), Howard University (USA)

11:30 am         Introduction by Chair

11:45 am         PAPER PRESENTATION

                         PANEL DISCUSSION

                         Speaker 1:   Dr. Mosses Garuba – Associate Dean, Howard University

                         Speaker 2:    Engr. Adeoye Fadeyibi, Managing Director, Eko DISCO

                         Speaker 3:   Ernest Mupwaya, Managing Director/CEO of Abuja DISCO

                         Speaker 4:    Mr. Anthony Youdeowei, Managing Director/CEO Ikeja DISCO

                         Speaker 5:     Engr. Garba Haruna MD/CEO, Kaduna DISCO

                          Speaker 6:      Dr. Anthony Akah, mni, GM. PRS Division NERC

1:00 pm        Wrap Up by Chair 

1:15 PM        LUNCH 

SESSION 10: ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS IN NIGERIA AND AGGREGATE TECHNICAL COMMERCIAL AND COLLECTION LOSSES (ATC&C)

                           Chair:                Engr. Sanusi Garba -Vice Chairman, NERC

                            Co-Chair:       Prof. Joseph Ojo – Professor, Tennessee Technology University, TN, USA Mr. Mustapha Bukar – GM, Audit NERC

2:30 pm           Introduction by Chair

                          Energy Savings Through Adoption of Energy Efficiency Practices in Nigerian Households – E. C. Anene, Abdulhameed, A. I. Musa (Nigeria)

                          Improving Agro Community Commercial Farming Sustainability Through Deployment of Renewable Energy – J. O. Mahmud (Nigeria) 

                          Reduction of Losses in Distribution Networks in Merging Economics – Khalil Yusuf Adamu (Nigeria) 

                          Short-Term Load Forecasting for Jos Metropolis Electricity Distribution System Based on GA Enhanced ANFIS – Piserchia W. K., Bakare G.                                A., Jiya J. D. and Isa A. I. (Nigeria) 

                          Loss Reduction in Distribution Networks a Case Study: Technical and Economic Analysis – Shabo Adedamola Adewunmi, Julian                                                Igemohkhai, Oluwaseun Edema (Nigeria) 

                          A New Method for Allocating of Transmission Power Losses to Network Nodes .V.Adebayo, C. T. Gaunt, K. O. Awodele, M. Malengret                                    (South Africa)

4:00 pm           Wrap up by Chair

4:15 pm             Coffee Break

SESSION 11: ENFORCEMENTS AND COMPLIANCE: REGULATORY LEGAL FRAMEWORKS AND IMPLICATIONS IN AFRICAN ELECTRICITY MARKETS

                        Chair:            Mr. Dafe Akpeneye – Commissioner, Legal Licensing & Compliance, NERC

                        Co-chair:      Prof. Ali Mehrizi-Sani – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), VA, USA

                        Mr. Sharfudeen Mahmoud – Gm, Market Rates and Competition, NERC

4:30 pm          Introduction by Chair 

                       Speaker 1:      Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe – National Assembly, Nigeria 

                       Speaker 2:      Prof. Gabriel C. Ejebe –Senior Project Manager, Open Access Technologies International Inc, Minneapolis, USA 

                       Speaker 3:     Dr. Moses Arigu – Commissioner, Consumer Affairs Division, NERC 

                      Speaker 4:     Prof. James Momoh – Chairman/CEO, NERC 

                      Speaker 5:     Dr. Moses Garuba – Associate Dean, College of Engineering and Architecture  Howard University, USA 

5:45 pm      Wrap up by Chair/Co-Chair

6:00pm      PRESENTATION OF DRAFT COMMUNIQUE 

6:30 pm    Closing Remarks

                  Goddy Jedy- Agba, OFR – The Honourable Minister of State for Power 

6:30 pm   Vote of Thanks

                   Prof. James A. Momoh – Chairman/CEO, NERC 

7:00pm      Adjourn 

8:00 pm     BANQUET

 

7:30 am         Working Breakfast  

8:00 am        PRESENTATION OF ADDITIONAL PAPERS (IF ANY) PARALLEL MEETINGS FOR WORKING GROUP I – III 

9:00 am        WORKGROUP I WORKING SESSION: 

                      Collaborations between Nigeria, African countries and the USA, in sponsored research 

                      Chair:      Prof. Adegoke O. Melodi  –  Federal University of Technology-Akure (FUTA), Nigeria 

                      Co-Chair: Dr. Robin Podmore – Co-Chair, IEEE Smart Village, USA 

10:00 am   WORKGROUP II WORKING SESSION: 

                    Development and Implementation of a Road Map for the Research Institute in Electricity Utility and Regulation.  

                   Chair:  Prof. James Momoh, Chairman/CEO, NERC

                   Co-Chair:  Prof. Joe Chow, Dean Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY Shettima Abdulkadir, General Manager, Finance                         and Management Services (F&MS), Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) 

11:00 am  WORKGROUP III WORKING SESSION: 

                   Implementations of Global Best Practice in the Areas of  Distribution Franchising, Eligible Customer Management, Managing                     ATC&C  losses Metering, Customer Service and Stable Market Structures. 

                  Chair:          Engr. Sanusi Garba – Vice Chairman, NERC 

                  Co-Chair:    Dr. Chunyi Ji, Georgia Tech. USA 

12:00 pm  Closing Session  

1:00 pm    Evaluation of Conference Achievements, Way Forward, and Communiqué 

                  Closing and Vote of Thanks 

Closing Remarks  

                  Goddy Jedy-Agba, OFR. The Honourable Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Power, Nigeria 

Vote of Thanks

                   Prof. Arunsi Chuku, USA 

 1:30 pm  Field Trips/Sight Seeing 

                                                                               POST GRADUATE STUDENTS PARTICIPATING                                                                                                                                                                     IN POSTER PRESENTATION SESSIONS

 

                                                                                Programme Coordinators: 

                                                                                Majiero Ahaneku, Mrs Ada Ozoemena and Zainab Umara

 

                                   NAME                                                               DESIGNATION                       UNIVERSITY/INSTITUTION

1Miss Ibrahim Kafyat AyosubomiStudentBalewa University Bauchi
2Mr. Ghana Aron HarunaStudentBalewa University Bauchi
3Mr. Okwe GeraldStudentFederal University of Owerri
4Mrs. Uzoma OsujiStudentFederal University of Owerri
5Oladeji Akinola SundayStudentUniversity of Ilorin
6Olalekan Toyyib AkinkunmiStudentUniversity of Ilorin
7Idonor DanielStudentAuchi Polytechnic
8Engr. Prophet Tepu AikhojeStudentUniversity of Benin
9Martin Omoifo OyedohStudentUniversity of Benin
10Umar MusaStudentAhmadu Bello University, Zaria
11Abasi-Obot Inibong EdifonStudentAhmadu Bello University, Zaria
12Emenike UgwuagboStudentUniversity of Lagos
13Chukwuwmwka SundayStudentUniversity of Lagos
14Mr Abdulqadir FarukStudentUniversity of Dunaújváros
   Hungry
15Mr Abba A. Ali DapshimaStudentUniversity of Maiduguri
16Adedayo-Afe, Taiwo ModupeStudentFed. Uni. of Technology Akure
17Ogunsesan, Nurudeen LowoStudentFed. Uni. of Technology Akure
18Olarewaju R. O.StudentUniversity of Ibadan
19Odetoye KunleStudentUniversity of Ibadan
20Adebanji OluwaseunStudentEkiti State University
21Akinyele Wale Samuel

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Ekiti State University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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