Transmission and Distribution

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Kenya Power investigates allegations of fraud in the postpaid billing system

Kenya Power is investigating claims of fraudulent activities targeting unsuspecting customers, which was reported in 2018.
high voltage network

ABB to support South Korea’s greener future

Korea Electric Power Corporation has awarded ABB Power Grid’s business with a large order to build two new converter stations.
West Africa

West Africa will begin cross-border sale of electricity in 2020

From 2020, West Africa will commence cross-border sale and distribution of electricity among member states of ECOWAS.
solar

Senelec intends to execute distribution network automation

Senelec intends to implement part of the funds to make eligible payments for the distribution network automation contract.
Africa’s energy

Essential factors for the future of Africa’s energy sector

The International Energy Agency and the African Union Commission co-hosted the first ever ministerial seminar titled The Future of Africa’s Energy.
Mini-grids

Mini-grids offer utilities a win-win solution

The rise of mini grids is helping close the energy access gap as opposed to waiting for main grid extension, which often takes longer due to costs involved.
revolution

Ed’s Note: The revolution is now, are you ready to imagine?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, fondly known as the 4IR, is an instrument for job creation and not job losses as is...
Mali

Mali: Bidders sought for the installation of solar PV

Deadline date: 12 July 2019 The European Union Training Mission in Mali invites bidders to express their interest for...
Eskom price hike

Mozambique secures $420m grants for transmission upgrades

The World Bank Group has approved $420 million in grants to strengthen Mozambique’s energy transmission system.
electricity tariffs

In pursuit of robust electricity tariffs, NERC sets the rules

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has requested all the Discos to submit Performance Improvement Plans before granting new electricity tariffs.

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