Transmission and Distribution

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Future Energy East Africa returns to Nairobi to host powerful dialogue

The 21st edition of the Future Energy East Africa event will focus on the enormous progress that has been made in the region in terms of access to energy.
Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas

Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas selects Train-7 project contractor

Expansion of LNG Train-7 plant, a Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas project, anticipates attracting $10 billion foreign direct investment in the next 5 years.
KPLC

Kenya: KPLC issues tender under the Last Mile Connectivity Project

KPLC invites consultants to show their interest in delivering the services required for the electrification of 32 counties across Kenya under the Last Mile Connectivity Project.
Eskom

The search is on for the new CEO at Eskom

Interim executive chairman at Eskom, Jabu Mabuza has confirmed that the process of appointing a new chief executive officer is well underway.
Nigeria

Nigeria: Government present unlimited investment opportunities

"New initiatives by the Government present unlimited investment opportunities," says Future Energy Nigeria business development director Ade Yesufu.

Wind technology to consume more copper over the next decade

Wind technology is anticipated to consume the largest amount of copper over the next ten years in this sector, according to Wood Mackenzie.
Senelec

Senelec seeks to replace the 36kV table of Malicounda substation

Senegal’s power utility, Senelec has allocated a budget to finance the replacement of 36 kV Malicounda substation auxiliaries.
Eskom

Eskom tables summer plan to keep the lights on

While electricity demand in summer is generally lower than in winter, the summer period comes with its own challenges, noted Eskom.
Noja Power

Who is the Most Innovative Company in Australia?

The 2019 Australian Financial Review Most Innovative Company (MIC) unveiled NOJA Power Switchgear as 3rd MIC in mining, agriculture and utilities sectors.

Distributed Automation VII – Using IEC 61850 in automation

The relevance of IEC 61850 communications capabilities and how this technology can be used to achieve reliability gains in electricity network performance.

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