Transmission and Distribution

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

NOJA Power recloser mobile app

Introducing NOJA Power’s recloser mobile app

Introducing the NOJA Power recloser mobile app to improve the safety of operators when conducting switchgear interrogation.
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Rwanda unveils 188MVA Shango power substation in Kigali

The government of Rwanda inaugurates the high voltage 188MVA Shango power substation in the capital Kigali and its related transmission network.

DBSA provides $81.30m for Mozambique’s power network upgrades

Mozambique has received a senior debt loan facility of $81.30 million from the DBSA for the rehabilitation and upgrading of energy supply network.
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Time for action as energy runs out

Now is the time for action as South Africans unite in their disappointment of being hit, yet again, by increasing stages of planned electricity outages.

Twelve reasons to transform utility distribution networks

Electric utilities can transform their assets from utility-infrastructure to utility-telecom to optimise through the reuse of networks to generate revenue.

Siemens to equip an Indian coal plant with digital twin solutions

Siemens will install a complete thermal twin for the plant in Lalitpur, Uttar Pradesh, which is owned by Lalitpur Power Generation Company Limited.

Sabotage forces Eskom to loadshed, says President Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa cited sabotage as one of factors that has led to South Africans suffering prolonged nationwide power cuts since early December.
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Eskom must feed available power into the grid, says RE sector

As South Africa plunged into unprecedented Stage 6 power cuts for the first time, implemented by Eskom on 11 December, SAWEA calls for immediate release of available wind power into the national grid.

Is your utility ready for the evolution of load demand forecasting?

Accurate short-term load forecasting is an important tool used by spot market players in the daily energy dispatch process in a power system.
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Diesel generator sets to power Bangui in Central African Republic

A project undertaken by a Tunisian-based EPC is set to remedy the electricity problems in Bangui, the capital city of Central Africa Republic (CAR).

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