2018 - African Utility Week Supplement

African Utility Week Supplement 2018

Expand your power,energy and water horizon at AUW The 18th annual African Utility Week gathers over 7,000 decision makers from more than 80 countries to...

Lack of economists poses risk to policy development

In order to attract and train new generation economists, the promotion of quality research and energy role models should be high on the priority...
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Technology is your utility’s best friend

Ahead of the African Utility Week conference, ESI Africa spoke with Mlungisi Mkhwanazi, Director of the Africa Utilities Technology Council (AUTC), to voice his...
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Conquering the network data challenge

Rapid change in the way energy is generated, distributed and consumed is driving African energy companies to invest in automation to manage shifting requirements...
Vajeth Omar

Southern Africa perfectly poised for investment

Power sector shortcomings including low electrification rates, low manufacturing indices, load shedding as well as lack of distribution, transmission and generation infrastructure, creates unequalled...
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Why private equity investors remain cautious

In the current global context of increasing amounts of capital chasing fewer attractive deals, and driving down returns in traditional markets, Limited Partners (LPs)...

Nuclear power won’t be silenced

As a believer in the energy mix, the Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa (NIASA) has never been opposed to renewables and our official...

How to curb water wastage amid drought

Mthokozisi Ncube, Water Specialist at the Development Bank of Southern Africa shares his expert opinion on the City of Cape Town’s Day Zero predicament...

Nuclear power won’t be silenced

As a believer in the energy mix, the Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa (NIASA) has never been opposed to renewables and our official...
The Akosombo Dam. Ghana. Pic credit ALAMY

Account for every drop in this modern ‘blue age’

Accounting for every drop and managing the impact of technology on a utility company in transition encapsulates the current status of the Ghana Water...

Safeguard RE projects

When seeking renewable energy (RE) project insurance there are specific factors to consider, writes Chris Nivison, renewable energy specialist at Willis Towers Watson, South...

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