Research and Development

ESI Africa is a provider of daily electricity news. We cover African and international generation, transmission and distribution, and R&D stories.

Smart cities

WEBINAR: These are the drivers behind smart cities

Register for this webinar to learn about how African cities and electric companies can work together to develop smart cities of the future.
wind power capacity

Gauging wind power capacity in Africa and the Middle East

The latest data released by the Global Wind Energy Council shows Africa and the Middle East installed 894MW of wind power capacity in 2019.

Students tell all about Open Africa Power 2020 experience

Three students that participated in Enel Foundation's Open Africa Power 2020 programme, give their impression of the programme.
SONA 2020 OUTA

SONA 2020: Big plans that require tough action according to OUTA

Unless the promises made in SONA 2020 are followed by concrete, faster implementation South Africa will remain in a precarious state says OUTA.

The future of trade publications: The ability to adapt and add...

Clarion Events Africa's trade publications namely Mining Review Africa, ESI Africa and Smart Energy International has managed to evolve with the times.
STEM careers

GE highlights the need of mentorship for women in STEM careers

General Electric hosted a roundtable for female students from the INPHB in Côte d'Ivoire, highlighting the need of mentorship for women in STEM careers.
intra-African remittances

Intra-African remittance market set to soar in 2020

As the ACFTA fuels easier intra-continental movement, money transfer company WorldRemit predicts that 2020 will see increased intra-African remittances.
Only in Africa

Only in Africa: Changing the way we change Africa’s story

Changing the quip "Only in Africa" from a negative connotation to a positive narrative about living in or doing business in Africa.
Nigeria

Nigeria gains USTDA’s support for a 1,350MW gas-to-power plant

“This USTDA feasibility study will provide the informed analysis needed to address critical energy generation in Nigeria,” said Thomas R. Hardy, USTDA’s Acting Director.
4IR

Emerging 4IR brings new opportunities for SA’s ICT sector

The ICT brain drain and slow ICT skills development threaten South Africa's Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) progress, writes IITPSA board members.

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