Transmission and Distribution

ESI Africa supplies daily electricity news. Our coverage includes African and international electricity transmission and distribution stories.

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Eskom’s group treasurer to bow out

Eskom’s Group Treasurer, Andre Pillay, has tendered his resignation and will leave the company at the end of August 2019.
rotational loadshedding

No power for repeat offenders, states Eskom

South Africa parastatal Eskom has announced an increasing number of repeated equipment failures in some areas, especially within Gauteng.
Tshwane municipality

Tshwane municipality taking flack for electricity tariff hikes

Nersa has given the Tshwane municipality seven days to explain why the metro wants to increase fixed charges to customers.
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South Africa: Recent municipal tariff hikes under scrutiny

The lack of public consultation on the recent electricity, refuse, waste and water tariff increases has caused widespread concern and received criticism.
ECG

New power distributor refers debt owed to IPPs to ECG

In Ghana, Power Distribution Service has responded to claims involving a debt owed to IPPs, stating that ECG should address the matter.

Keynote speakers confirmed for Future Energy East Africa in Nairobi in...

The 21st edition of the event takes place from 17-18 September at the KICC in Nairobi.

Motor protection with added value

Devan Reddy, product manager at Eaton explains how information about a motor's status can make an important contribution to improving system availability.
Power Supply Deal

South Africa to discuss new power supply deal with Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwean Energy and Power Development Minister, will soon lead a delegation to South Africa to finalise a new power supply deal.
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Exploring pilot independent power transmission lines

Africa’s power sector leaders must devise new mechanisms to attract more private sector investment into power transmission lines, energy experts urged.
Eswatini Electricity Company

Eswatini Electricity Company invites bids for substations project

Eswatini Electricity Company plans to construct 66/11 kV substations at Malkerns and Siphocosini, in bids to improve reliability of supply in this area.

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