Transmission and Distribution

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

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Ed’s Note: ESI markets across the world have one thing in...

Do you believe that African countries are not keeping pace with the changing electricity supply industry dynamic? If not, there is cause for concern.

Arlind Mucaku appointed as Operations Director for Eaton Africa

As of April 2019, Arlind Mucaku has taken up the position as Operations Director, African Region, Electrical Sector at Eaton based in South Africa.
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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.
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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.

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.

A fresh approach to South Africa’s power challenge

Seydou Kane, MD at Eaton Africa discusses how SA's government can balance its political role with practical, long-term solutions for the ailing utility.

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.
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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.

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