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

digital skills

Ghana holds nearly $4bn of opportunity in digital skills

IFC in cooperation with L.E.K. Consulting issued a report showing the demand for digital skills in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to grow at a faster rate.
women in energy

Meet the Woman Power Boss at #AUW2019

Divaine Growth Solution is rolling out a continental Female Enterprise Development Programme themed – The Woman Power Boss for female engineers.
nuclear energy

Rwanda signs nuclear energy deal with Morocco

Rwanda signed a deal with the Moroccan Agency for Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security to collaborate on nuclear energy developments.

Coca-Cola Africa partners with African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa to...

Coca-Cola Africa partners with African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa to rethink corporate water stewardship.

CONLOG’s Wits project has a strong focus on blockchain and smart...

Exclusive interview with Logan Moodley, CEO of Conlog, a longstanding partner of African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa and a platinum sponsor at this year’s event.
sustainable energy future

Energy agencies form coalition for a sustainable energy future

IRENA and IEA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding committing to work together for a secure and sustainable energy future.

Drive an EV and foster a circular economy

Electric vehicles (EV) are featured within the greater energy ecosystem as distributed energy resources: not only as energy consumers, but also as...
smart city

Heightened threat: Is a smart city a secure city?

As a city’s management network increases to include streetlights, water and electric meters, traffic signals, security cameras and more, these growing numbers...
lead batteries

Lead batteries: The true power behind microgrids

By Dr Geoffrey May, Battery Science Consultant for the Consortium for Battery Innovation While there are various options for...

Why off-grid blooms in middle-income countries

As demonstrated through recent data from the International Renewable Energy Agency, off-grid renewable electricity has grown tremendously across the world over the...

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