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...

Mauritius – gateway for investment into Africa’s energy sector

In the wake of Mauritius’ 50th anniversary of independence on 12 March, we reflect on what the country has to offer African energy investors...
mee

Innovation arrives at MEE

According to a Middle East Electricity (MEE) report, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) requires a combined $131 billion worth of investment in electricity generation...

Technical tours destined for unique sites

Robben Island is renowned for being the place where South Africa’s first democratically elected president, Nelson Mandela, was jailed for 18 years of his...
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...
utility

Electricorns influence the ultimate utility model

Apart from the energy sector being the overlord of demand and supply of electricity, it plays an important role in the provision of food...
substation

GIS is seen everywhere, but why?

The battle between insulated substation technologies is not new, says Ahmed Mousa, Manager: Distribution & 69kV Transmission Planning at PSEG, US but the differences...
micro-grid

QAF to quell micro-grid investment risk

Standardisation of a quality assurance framework across an industry as diverse as micro-grids can be complex as it can impact a variety of issues...

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...
gas

Gas demand awakens new fields

In a recent report released by the International Energy Agency (IEA), Gas 2017: Analysis and Forecast to 2022, gas is identified as having a...

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