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...

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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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...
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Tracking the pros & cons of air and gas substations

Taking into consideration that the cost of a GIS indoor substation is much higher compared to an AIS substation, it’s handy to have a...

Adapt or die: integrated electricity vending solutions

The term integrated electricity vending solutions refers to an integrated energy management system primarily for pre-payment solutions. There are, however, a number of vending...
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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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Finally, a solution to eradicate ghost vending!

A sustainable mitigating solution to ghost vending will see the industry adopting STS6 and executing the Token Identifier (TID) rollover process, writes Lance Hawkins-Dady, engineering manager...

Africa’s power pools can capture energy trade

Energy trade conveys powerful message Grania Rubomboras presented a case study on the status of the Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya (ZTK) power interconnector last month...

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...

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