American

Ed’s Note: American first makes headline news

How does the American market see itself abroad and specifically what are its intentions to not be left out of Africa’s exponential market growth?
energy access gaps

Developing nations assume mantle of global clean energy leadership

Surging electricity demand, sinking technology costs, and innovative policy-making have allowed developing nations to seize the mantle of global clean energy leadership from wealthier countries, BloombergNEF study concludes.
Hydropower

Hydropower race continues in full force

Africa’s mammoth hydropower project, the Grand Inga Dam, is back in the news. Its story, which began more than six decades ago, continues to...

Ed’s note: Hydropower race continues in full force

Africa’s mammoth hydropower project, the Grand Inga Dam, is back in the news. Its story, which began more than six decades ago, continues to raise hackles.
Data

Using data to build a more resilient city

The City of Cape Town seeks to build a more resilient city using data such as the Internet of Things and drones to better manage the city.
Smart wireless solutions

Smart wireless solutions transform your utility

Combating theft and improving the quality of supply in low voltage distribution networks is the way forward for a sustainable utility business, writes Sipho Mthembu, managing director of Izembe Technologies.
climate change

What next for US climate and energy policies?

On the global stage, the obsession over global warming, ‘green’ energy and the Paris climate treaty has hit the rocky shoals of reality, writes Paul Driessen.
energy generation

No detour for keeping the lights on

Note from the editor: Even as the market shows signs of being embattled this does not deter efforts to keep national grids operational and the lights on.
Climate change impact assessment

Clean energy – are definitions and lack of standardised metrics holding...

We only have 12 years to limit a climate change catastrophe, as per the latest report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, there is an undeniable need to clean up our environment.

Finding the necessary talent to lead off-grid markets

As distributed renewable enterprises ramp up sales and expand across Africa, finding the necessary talent to meet these rising demands is becoming harder within the off-grid markets.

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