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Batteries and Electric Vehicles Conference 20192021-02-03T23:36:33+02:00

Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 31 October – 1 November 2019

Every year, South Africa highlights the critically important role that transport plays in the economy during October Transport Month. It is used to raise awareness on the important role of transport in the economy and to encourage engagements from civil society and business.

The published Green Transport Strategy of National Department of Transport highlights direct emissions from the road transport sector accounting for 91.2%, with Electric Vehicles promoted as one of the transportation technologies to mitigate fossil-fuel related emissions within the transport sector.

Along the global growth of sustainable transport technologies, there has been an increased market demand of Lithium-ion batteries that form the key component of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles.

Following a successful 2018 event with over 150 delegates, the uYilo eMobility Programme and Shmuel De-Leon Energy are pleased to invite you to attend the Batteries and Electric Vehicle 2019 Conference to be held on Thursday 31st October and Friday 1st November 2019 at the Nelson Mandela University, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth.

As a thought leadership initiative, the conference will provide leading insights and facilitate discussions to provide a platform for technological and business opportunities with the latest updates in the fields of Batteries and Electric Vehicles from local and international speakers.

Should you require any additional information, please feel free to email uYilo@mandela.ac.za

Batteries and Electric Vehicles Conference 20182021-02-03T23:36:42+02:00

Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 29-30 October 2018

Every year, South Africa highlights the critically important role that transport plays in the economy during October Transport Month. It is used to raise awareness on the important role of transport in the economy and to encourage engagements from civil society and business.

The Green Transport Strategy (Draft) of National Department of Transport highlights direct emissions from the road transport sector accounting for 91.2%, with Electric Vehicles promoted as one of the transportation technologies to mitigate fossil-fuel related emissions within the transport sector.

As such, the global growth of Electric Vehicles has complimented the increased market demand of Lithium-ion batteries that form the key component of Electrified Vehicles.

The uYilo eMobility Programme and Shmuel De-Leon Energy are pleased to invite you to attend the Batteries and Electric Vehicle Conference on Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th October 2018 to be held at Nelson Mandela University, Engineering Building (276), Gardham Avenue, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth.

The conference will provide leading insights and facilitate discussions to provide a platform for technological and business opportunities with the latest updates in the fields of Batteries and Electric Vehicles from local and international speakers.

Should you require any additional information, please feel free to email uYilo@mandela.ac.za

Keynote Speakers:

Mr. Shmuel De-Leon (Shmuel De-Leon Energy) on “The Lithium-ion battery Market 2018” and,

Ms. Christina Bu (Secretary General, Norwegian EV Association) on “The Norwegian Electric Vehicle Success”

Files to Download:
Batteries-and-Electric-Vehicles-Conference-2018-Program

Energy Storage Seminar – 19 & 20 July 20172021-02-03T23:36:53+02:00

Energy Storage Seminar: Batteries, Fuel Cells, Super Capacitors and EV’s – Protea Marine Hotel, Port Elizabeth 19 and 20 July 2017

The uYilo eMobility Technology Innovation Programme in association with Shmuel De-Leon Energy will be hosting a two day Energy Storage Seminar (Batteries, Fuel cells, Super Capacitors and EV) that will take place at the Protea Marine Hotel, Port Elizabeth, on 19 and 20 July 2017.

Shmuel De-Leon is a leading international expert in Energy Storage with over 20 year’s experience within the field. The seminar will bring together attendees from leading private and public companies, start-ups, investors, academics and businesses that have interests within the Energy Storage field.

The two day program will focus on present and future needs of portable and stationary electrochemical energy sources and highlights the latest technological developments designed to satisfy application requirements. The program will review primary, rechargeable, reserve, commercial, industrial and military batteries, fuel cells, ultra capacitors system and their accessories.

There will be review of typical cycle life aspects of designing and manufacturing energy source solutions: from application energy requirements, power source electrical and mechanical design, cells selection, cells evaluation tests, battery prototype, acceptance tests, design and manufacturing techniques, testing, mass production, safety issues, transportation, use and disposal.

Special focus is given to battery design and testing aspects which are vital tools for battery solution. Attendees will be trained on safety issues along the energy source solution cycle life. The seminar will also review the updated status of battery air transportation restrictions and instructs on the safe transport of batteries according to IATA regulations.

The Energy Storage Seminar provides:

  • Full review of current and future electrochemical energy sources
  • Training on cells and raw material selection, design, manufacturing, testing, safety, transportation and disposal aspects of energy sources
  • Basic knowledge for new employees entering the field
  • Expand the knowledge of industry members already working in the field
  • Training on Energy Sources Database software –a vital tool for optimal energy source design

 

Who should attend?

  • Energy Storage and EV Users, Suppliers & Manufacturers
  • Battery, Super capacitors and Fuel cells materials manufacturers & Developers
  • Energy Storage Production equipment manufacturers
  • Energy Storage academic members
  • Energy Storage test equipment makers
  • Energy Storage and Electronic R&D Engineers
  • EV Suppliers and Customers
  • Market Researchers
  • Battery Recyclers
  • Investment Companies
  • Regulatory body members

Registration is now closed.

Email uYilo@nmmu.ac.za for any further information.

EcoMobility World Festival 20152021-02-03T23:38:47+02:00

1-31 October, Johannesburg, South Africa

uYilo will be participating in this years’ ecoMobility World Festival hosted in Sandton City, Johannesburg.

Please come and visit:

Stand 28
uYilo eMobility TIP – ecoMobility exhibition
Sandton City
(Car Park between the Sandton Library and Sandton Gautrain Station)
Sandton
Johannesburg
(Exhibition starts 04 October 2015)

For more information about the festival, visit www.ecomobilityfestival.org

eMobility Workshop – 25 November 20152021-02-03T23:39:29+02:00

NMMU, North campus – New Engineering Building 08:30 – 16:30

CPD Points: 1 (Validation number: FME15.91.2)

A pre-conference event to the 2015 PRASA-RobMech International Conference is being hosted by the uYilo eMobility Technology Innovation Programme (EMTIP).

Given the impacts from the existing transport sector on air quality, noise pollution, climate change and health, the need for shifts towards sustainable mobility modes needs to emphasized with electric mobility (eMobility) and cleaner technologies being at the forefront. Electric mobility is an innovative solution for the transport sector and there is need for innovative solutions for tomorrow’s mobility solutions.

The consortiums of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and PRASA-RobMech International Conference have jointly organized an eMobility workshop with local and international speakers in Port Elizabeth on 25th November 2015 at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, North campus, New Engineering Building.

The objective of the workshop is to encourage awareness, networking among the entities to promote knowledge transfer with emphasis on electric mobility, and facilitate strategies for the acceleration of the electric mobility ecosystem to foster sustainable urban mobility solutions towards smart cities.

The workshop is free for all attendees on first come serve basis as seats are limited.

Programme:

Session 1

08:30      Welcome – Dr Nico Rust (uYilo eMobility Technology Innovation Programme)

08:35      Analysis of the driving strategies of a plug-in-hybrid vehicle – Prof. Dr. –Ing. R.
Vanhaelst (Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences)

09:05      Light weight design solutions – Prof. Dr. T. Tröster (University of Paderborn)

10:05      Membrane development for Redox-Flow Batteries – Dipl. – Ing. (FH) D. Düerkop
(Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences)

          10:35     Tea break – New Engineering Building Foyer

Session 2

          10:50      Renewable Energy for the real world – Prof. R Phillips (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan
University)

          11:20      12 V Lithium-Ion Starter Batteries – Prof. Dr. HG Schweiger (Technishe Hochschule
Ingolstadt)

11:50      Policy and regulatory framework for EVs, international lessons for South Africa-  
Prof Godwell Nhamo (EXXaro Chair in Business and Climate Change)

          12:20     Lunch break – Conference Centre

Session 3

          13:30      Consumer-oriented mobility – Dipl. – Oec. B. Wagner vom Berg (University of
Oldenberg)

          14:00      A futuristic perspective – Prof Chris Adendorff (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan
University)

14:30      eMobility landscape for South Africa – Ms Maletlabo Handel (South African National
Energy Development Institute)

          15:00     Tea break – New Engineering Building Foyer

Session 4

          15:20      Connected Mobility – Mr Ntando Kubheka (Co-Founder Locomute)

15:50      Recycling of Electric Vehicles – Prof. Dr. –Ing. Joachim Schmidt (Ostfalia
University of Applied Sciences)

16:20      South Africa’s eMobility Technology Innovation Programme – Mr Hiten Parmar
(
uYilo EMobility Technology Innovation Programme)

16:50      Vote of thanks & closure – Mr Hiten Parmar

          16:30      Closure


Files to Download:
1-1-Vanhaelst-Analysis-of-the-driving-strategies-of-a-plug-in-hybrid-vehicle.pdf
1-2-Troster-Light-weigh-design-solutions
2-1-Phillips-Renewable-Energy-for-the-real-world
2-2-Schweiger-12-V-Lithium-Ion-Starter-Batteries
2-3-Nhamo-Policy-and-regulatory-framework-for-EVs,-international-lessions-for-SA
3-1-Wagner-vom-Berg-Consumer-oriented-mobility
3-2-Adendorff-A-futuristic-perspective
3-3-Handel-eMobility-landscape-for-SA
4-1-Kubheka-Connected-Mobility
4-2-Schmidt-Recycling-of-EVs
4-3-Parmar-SAs-eMobility-Technology-Innovation-Programme

South African Automotive Week 20142021-06-21T13:03:16+02:00

South African Automotive Week 2014

ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN SOUTH AFRICA WORKSHOP – South African Automotive Week October 2014

The Electric Vehicle (EV) industry is gaining traction worldwide, fuelled by climate changes, dwindling fossil fuel reserves and need for effective communication modes. The EV is no longer a science project and commercial viability has been proven by the likes of Nissan and Tesla. These new technologies bring a unique set of challenges and opportunities, as they live in a complex ecosystem that brings together the traditional Automotive Industry, Energy and ITS to create an intelligent transport system. EVs (and Plugin Hybrids) have already arrived in South Africa and should be embraced as an alternate mobility paradigm.

The EV workshop will explore the implication of introduction of EVs in South Africa by focusing on:

  • The case for EVs and progress made thus far.
  • Development of a charging network.
  • Legislative and policy framework reforms required.
  • Government support.

The workshop will be hosted by industry experts from Vehicle OEMs, Charge Network Technology Providers, Financiers and Government that are at the coal face (or is that the electron) of the development of this fledgling industry.

Files to Download:
1-20141016-Carel-Snyman-for-SAAW1
3-EV-Motor-Week-Amal-Khatri-final
4-Kendall-SAAW-EV-Workshop-Oct-2014
5-GridCars-SAAW-2014
6-EV-workshop-deck-VW-an-example
7-SAAW-EV-Workshop-South-Africa-s-Approch-to-establishing-an-EV-industry-08-October-2014
Electric-Vehicles-in-SA-Workshop