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Site Visit (WC) – Steenbras Power Station

3 November @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Steenbras Power Station is a 180 MW pumped-storage hydroelectrical power station commissioned in 1979. It acts as an energy storage system, by storing water in the upper reservoir during off-peak hours and releasing that water to generate electricity during peak hours. This power station is reported to be the first pumped-storage hydroelectrical power station to be built on the African continent.

Come and join us for an informative talk on the past and current studies that were undertaken to assess the condition of this amazing concrete structure, with guest speakers Professor Pilate Moyo and Emeritus Professor Mark Alexander of the University of Cape Town, as well as a tour that looks into the site operations.

DATE: Thursday, 3 November 2022
TIME: 11:00 – 15:00
VENUE: Steenbras Power Station, Gordon’s Bay

 

RSVP by 23 October 2022

RSVP: Nicholas at [email protected] by 23 October 2022, to secure your place as we have limited space available.
Refreshments will be served. Please advise if any dietary restrictions.

ATTENDANCE LIMIT: 10 people max, on a first come first served basis

PLEASE NOTE: Attendees must arrange own transport and safety shoes on the day of the site visit. Hard hats and earpieces will be provided.
Nobody will be allowed on site without the correct PPE.

Proudly sponsored by: PENETRON

Details

Date:
3 November
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category: