digital

How to keep utility smart technology uptake relevant

Utility telecoms tend to take a lead from supervisory apparatus deployed in power stations and substations, whilst the commercial ICT world moves swiftly to...
heritage

POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa geared to power the continent

Mapping the effects of power sector trends on Africa’s industrial growth, with specific focus on weighing the benefits and challenges of waste-to-energy, alternative fuel...

Quench your thirst with a smart water solution

Is iconic Cape Town – home to four million residents and world-acclaimed tourist attraction – set to become infamous for being the first major...
NOJA Power OSM Recloser used in a New Zealand substation with remote

How to save capex on substation upgrades

There is no need for utility network engineers to dread the expenditure in maintaining or augmenting a distribution network as significant costs can be...

Tech services deliver fluidity to water market

By David Green, research manager: smart utilities infrastructure group at IHS Markit, US Water utilities have historically been slower to adopt smart meter technology than...
decentralised renewables market

Advancing renewable technology spearheads Africa’s energy revolution

“Solutions for Africa’s electrification challenges are abundant – it is selecting the most suitable technologies and modifying these for the continent’s unique conditions that...
tariffs

The rise of smart meters in South Africa

The rise in popularity of smart meter devices is steadily putting electricity distributors in South Africa in an advantageous position to reduce their reaction...
Eskom Expo

Is it possible to achieve zero non-technical losses?

Fraudsters never stand still – so why do you in your attempts to beat them? The threat of lost revenue poses an opportunity to...

Tips on best practices: oil-cooled transformer maintenance

Don’t be fooled into complacency by reported lifespan expectancies of over 30 decades for your transformer assets – to reach this impressive age, a...
energy access

Case study: multiconductor model of PLC in MV lines

Herein follows the case study and references for the paper published in ESI Africa 3 2018 on pages 14-20. The paper is intended to...

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