Transmission and Distribution

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

loadshedding

Options to consider to survive loadshedding

Loadshedding is becoming a daily reality in South Africa, and is not only affecting businesses and essential services, but households as well.
Eskom loadshedding

POWER ALERT: Eskom to continue with loadshedding this week

Due to a loss in capacity, Eskom will implement rotational loadshedding this week starting on Monday, 18 March from 09h00 to 23h00.
energy projects

Op-ed: Insights into challenges surrounding energy projects in Africa

Land rights, political instability and corruption are among the challenges that delay the development of energy projects across Africa.
Dangote

Nigeria: Dangote signs gas supply treaty

Dangote Fertilizer Limited has entered into a long-term agreement with Chevron Nigeria Limited for the delivery of natural gas.
Eskom loadshedding

POWER ALERT: Stage 2 rotational loadshedding

POWER ALERT: Eskom will implement Stage 2 rotational loadshedding from 08h00 on Friday, 15 March, which is likely to continue until 23h00.
Switchgear

Technical experts galvanise switchgear development

ACTOM MV Switchgear, a division of ACTOM, has developed a new bolted and riveted design of housing assembly for its modernised SBV4E switchgear.
Eskom

Eskom risk losing power generation contract

The Ugandan government is reviewing the terms of the power generation contract it entered with South African power company, Eskom, over 10 years ago.
Nigeria's gas reserves

NERSA approves tariff hike for Transnet

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) has approved an increase of 7.69% in Allowable Revenue (AR) for Transnet compared to...
battery storage

Solar mini-grids to benefit over 20 localities in Sierra Leone

Winch Energy has signed a contract with the Ministry of Energy in Sierra Leone to provide electricity to 24 towns and villages through solar mini-grids.
power equipment

Tender: TCN requires supply of power equipment in Lagos

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the supply of power equipment to Ojo Stores, Lagos.

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