Kenya: will the electricity tariff review result in low tariffs?

Since the beginning of July, the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has been conducting public hearings with regards to the final electricity tariff review whereby...
Nyamezela

Ground rules to establishing a smarter grid

The technical challenges of managing a smart grid and ensuring that no kWh is wasted starts with utilities, the private sector and municipal departments...
metering

Bi-directional metering an option to strengthen grid readiness

Bruce Raw, CSO at GreenCape, discusses the future of bi-directional metering in South Africa and the readiness of our grid to incorporate renewable energy...

Specialised smart meters for discounted tariffs improve business prospects in Kenya

The introduction of discounted tariffs for businesses operating at night is by far benefiting about 1,000 manufacturers and large businesses in Kenya. The Energy Regulatory...

Botswana Power Corporation on a path to digital transformation

Aligning with Botswana’s commitment to provide energy users access to affordable energy services and improve grid efficiency, GE Power’s grid solution business has announced...
Yackov Dar

How smart grids enable utilities to become better service providers

Yackov Dar, managing director of PCMA, uses the example of smart grid technology enabling utilities to notify customers of an outage ahead of time,...

New technical models set to reduce costs of power generation, distribution...

Innovative new technologies and architectures set to reduce the costs of power generation and distribution will be presented at the upcoming POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH...
electricity theft

Outages caused by illegal activity, warns Eskom

In an effort to reduce electricity-related injuries, fatalities, and economic crisis, while ensuring continuous supply of electricity, Eskom warns the public against infrastructure and...
water supply

Smart water metering trends over 2017-2024

The global water metering industry will be characterised by extensive product rollouts, according to market research firm Global Market Insights. Given the soaring concerns over...

Kenya Power to carry out maintenance on prepaid system

Kenya Power will carry out routine maintenance of the prepaid system for efficient service delivery to customers, it announced today.  The exercise will take place...

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