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Lovemore Chilimanzi - Principal Consultant

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Lovemore’s core skills are in power system strategic management, operations and electricity trading having worked in this area for over 30 years before joining PPA Energy. He has operated in Hydro and Thermal power stations; and on transmission networks in Zimbabwe and Botswana. He has negotiated, implemented and managed numerous power purchase agreements; and has negotiated, procured and managed power plant contracts. He is a founder member of the Southern African Power Pool who was a key member in formulation, implementation, monitoring and revising the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) control performance criteria and the SAPP regional trading rules that enabled launching of a competitive electricity market in the Southern African Region. Lovemore has advised investors on biomass projects in South Africa and has reviewed operations of a TRANSCO in the Middle East for efficiency improvement purposes.

Lovemore holds a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the Northern Technical College in Zambia, a Diploma in Theology from the Rosebank College in South Africa, a post graduate Diploma in management studies and an MBA degree from the Buckingham Chilterns University College in the UK. He has lectured power utility Risk Management to utility and insurance executives, and has lectured operations management and human resource management in an MBA programme for more than nine years. He is a senior member of the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE).

Contact: lovemore.chilimanzi@ppaenergy.co.za


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