Transmission and Distribution

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Cradle to grave industry value chain takes the stage

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa have set the stage for the 19th edition of this leading conference and exhibition.

Detecting the value in local content regulation

In Nigeria’s latest regulation update, a law firm considers some of the implications that the Regulations & Minimum Specifications have for stakeholders.
power pools

Power pools enabling SSA’s transmission corridors

Is sub-Saharan Africa's power pools' role of enabling transmission corridors being effective and what are the funding gaps?

Blackout alert: WAMPAC solution for complex grids

Network complexity has pushed enhancement of monitoring and control by Wide Area Monitoring Protection and Control (WAMPAC), an enabler of the Smart Grid.
network resilience

In brief: Powerlines and network resilience

Network resilience is the ‘give and take’ in the powerline system that carries or bypasses the dangerous ‘something’ that may cause a possible breakdown.
French companies

Ten French companies to feature at African Utility Week

Business France, the French Trade Commission, will once again be taking part with ten French companies at African Utility Week in Cape Town. 

Toshiba grows presence in Africa with an office in Kenya

Toshiba's new branch office in Kenya is an incubation hub to foster innovation as the company strengthens its presence in the East Africa region.

Energy expert Ted Blom to speak at African Utility Week and...

Energy expert Ted Blom, who has been very critical of the management of Eskom, is part of a panel discussion on utility reform at African Utility Week.
Fonroche Lighting

Fonroche Lighting at African Utility Week, South Africa

Pursuing strategic growth in Africa, global solar lighting solutions firm, Fonroche Lighting, invites potential partners to meet the team at African Utility Week.
smart cities

Best practices to deliver smarter grid networks and smarter cities

The massive fire damage suffered by the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris got me thinking about the longevity of our infrastructure designs.

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