Transmission and Distribution

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ECOWAS Regional Electricity Access Project

Consultants sought for ECOWAS regional electricity access project

The ECOWAS Commission invites consultants to conduct the feasibility study of the phase 2 of the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Access Project.

Use of FR3 natural ester fluid boosts power transformers

Cargill announced its continued investment in supply of FR3 natural ester fluids for electricity transformer applications in the power industry.

Eskom to resume work on failed transformers

South African power utility Eskom, has announced they are ready to resume with operations to replace failed transformers in Ivory Park, Johannesburg, due to illegal connections and meter bypasses resulting in network overloading.
last mile

An all-in-one testing for motors from Megger

Megger has combined all of the functions frequently required for testing electric motors in a unique and innovative handheld instrument.

Ethiopia, AfDB sign $98m grant for Road Transport Corridor Project

AfDB Group signs $98 million grant agreement from the ADF to help finance phase one of the Ethiopia–Djibouti Road Transport Corridor Project.
grid power

WAPP to conduct feasibility study for interconnection project

WAPP Secretariat invites consultants for the feasibility study of the 330kV double circuit median interconnection project. Deadline 16 September 2019.
women in energy

Women in Energy: She moved her cheese to tackle electrical losses

Women in energy: Meet Kagiso Roseline Kgowe, an ECSA Candidate Engineer who is on a continuous professional development path in the engineering market.
Used oil lubricants

Used oil can change lives through real empowerment strategy

A used oil company, Olegra Oil, has made a real difference in the lives of the previously disadvantaged while building a profitable business model.
energy storage

Investing in the energy storage market a ‘safe’ bet

BNEF’s annual energy storage outlook revises up its forecast for global investment and sees the majority of capacity likely to be grid-scale.

Nigeria reaches out to Siemens to resolve its energy challenges

The federal government of Nigeria has signed an agreement with Siemens for the implementation of the Nigeria Electrification Roadmap.

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