Distribution systems and distribution planning related research: Holistic energy model for low income communities (HEMLIC)

Client:  Eskom

Period: July 2005 - July 2008

Project leader: Trevor Gaunt (Electrical Engineering – UCT)

Project team: Trevor Gaunt (Project leader), Mark Howells, Bill Cowan, Markus Dekena Consulting

The scope of work involves research on the following topics:

  • Non domestic electrification load models,
  • Demand side management (DSM) load models for distribution planning,
  • Modular data loggers,
  • Participation in the Cigré SC-C6 working groups,
  • Network reliability and the costs of customer interruptions,
  • Multi-source energy models,
  • Other techniques in electricity delivery network analysis, planning and systems