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Easily identify terminal blocks

The Terminal Block labelling app in Brady Workstation offers a practical and flexible approach to terminal block labelling.
ester transformer fluid

Africa’s first ester transformer fluid factory opens

UK-based M&I Materials recently announced the opening of its ester transformer fluid factory in South Africa to power utilities in sub-Saharan Africa.
Power Africa initiative

Power Africa initiative welcomes new development partner

The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank and USAID’s Power Africa initiative have today signed a MoU that will finance power projects in 22 African countries.

First battery performance scorecard released

DNV GL has released its first annual report to help equip energy storage product buyers with objective data to guide their purchase strategies.
power monitoring

Global power monitoring market to grow by 8%

The global power monitoring and control software market is expected to post a CAGR of over 8% during the period 2019-2023, according to a report.
social innovation

Recouping revenue losses via social innovation

By Spanish-based corporate advisor Ricardo G Barcelona The UK privatised, restructured and transformed its power industry beyond recognition. The post privatisation profit surge was attributed...
digital technologies

Digital technologies’ impact on business earnings

Accenture has issued the results of its survey investigating the impact of digital technologies on the earnings of energy distribution companies. The study, Digitally Enabled Grid...
Tomorrow's Rural Home

Tomorrow’s Rural Home ready for launch in Rwanda

BBOXX is set to unveil its vision of a typical 2020s rural dwelling titled Tomorrow’s Rural Home in the developing world.
wind projects

South Africa’s wind sector urged to invest in blade repairs

Altitec has highlighted the need for South Africa to expand its pool of blade repair technicians to support operations and maintenance in the wind sector.
South Africa

South Africa institutionalises its engagement with the IEA

South African energy minister and IEA's executive director, jointly announced South Africa’s decision to join the IEA as an association country.

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