ESI Africa Edition 5 2018

In the last issue for 2018 you will find articles giving you a clear view on Africa as a potential investment market. There is...
IT/OT convergence

Exploring the viability of IT/OT convergence in the power utility sector

Advances in innovation have pushed operational technology (OT) to relinquish its dominance of system control and monitoring to strike a partnership with information technology...
IRENA

Grid control: the future of the smart grid

A diversity of renewable energy sources was one of the key factors in the decision to use Freiamt, Germany as a test location for a grid control project.
STS

Introduction to STS edition 2

The STS Specification has been in use for over 20 years in the prepayment market seeking to ensure that the specification adopts state of the art advanced cryptographic algorithms.
South Sudan

Regional motivation to develop South Sudan’s hydro power capacity

Jacob Manyuon, Acting Director General of planning & projects at South Sudan Electricity Corporation, writes about the development of hydropower projects in the country.
solar

New chapter for module performance

Data indicates that the output power of bifacial solar PV modules is significantly higher than standard unilateral PV modules.
investment

Proof that Africa holds the world’s energy investment inventory

Elsewedy Electric has taken stock of sector reforms and government programmes that are set to facilitate investment in African countries.

Gas flaring – global plight, what now?

Gas flaring wastes a valuable energy resource that could be used to support economic growth and progress.
Greenpeace

Low emission tech can save coal’s dominance

Coal provides 40% of the world’s electricity and is also a key component of infrastructure development in many economies.
waste to power

Energising the hidden value of waste

There is a global increased interest in waste-to-power, which should bring a spike in both direct and indirect business opportunities.
megaproject

Megaproject delivers 14.4GW in record time

Explore the motivation behind a newly-unveiled megaproject in BeniSuef, Egypt that delivered 14.4GW in record time through industry collaboration.

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