Transmission and Distribution

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Kenya: flower farm takes legal action against Ketraco

A Kenyan flower farm, Afriscan, has obtained a court order to stop the construction of the electricity transmission line linking Lake Turkana wind farm...

Mozambique requires services to strengthen grid infrastruture

The government of Mozambique has applied for the grant financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Power Efficiency and Reliability Improvement Project...
substation

GIS is seen everywhere, but why?

The battle between insulated substation technologies is not new, says Ahmed Mousa, Manager: Distribution & 69kV Transmission Planning at PSEG, US but the differences...
smart grid

Bihar, India to install 200,000 smart electricity meters

The installation of 200,000 prepaid smart electricity meters in urban areas of the state, including Patna, Ara, Aurangabad and Bhagalpur are set to commence. These...

The African Power & Energy Elites | 2019

Showcasing inspiring leaders and unparalleled projects We are pleased to announce nominations for the fifth edition of the African Power & Energy Elites: Projects & People...

Crowning the energy/water influencers in Africa

On Wednesday night, the 2018 African Utility Week Industry Awards crowned the pioneering utilities, projects and people in the energy and water industry on the continent. Mozambique dominated...
Africa

Fast-tracking investments towards achieving Africa’s SDG 7 targets

A number of East African countries are making real progress in providing electricity access which needs to be replicated, this is according to the...

Energy expert Ted Blom warns of a rise in “DIY electricity”

A roadmap for South Africa’s energy future presented at the African Utility Week warned of a rise in “do-it-yourself-electricity” and ultimately the possible collapse...

GO15 looks into the evolution of the electricity grid

On Tuesday, GO15 announced the study of three key areas to ensure future operational and economic sustainability for the transmission and system operator industry. These...

Ghana: Tamale Teaching Hospital requires electrical maintenance items

The Tamale Teaching Hospital intends to apply part of its budgetary allocation to fund eligible payments under contract for the provision of electrical maintenance...

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