The paradox: Huge energy potential, low consumption

Some countries have started to experience the possibility of short-term energy oversupply. The irony in Africa’s energy paradox cannot be overemphasised.

Capture greater reliability on your 36kV networks

As the market continues to develop, what should you be on the lookout for in terms of reliability and switchgear for your networks?

The basic physics of directional protection

Emerging technologies in distributed generation pose challenges for the energy industry, which includes the introduction of bi-directional power flow.
energy transition

Where in Africa do you find your MV equipment?

Since 1948, ACTOM’s Medium Voltage (MV) Switchgear division has grown to become the largest manufacturer of MV switchgear in the Southern Hemisphere.

Portugal-Africa paving energy partnerships

According to a recent OECD Economy Survey, Portugal is making concerted progress when it comes to its emissions and sustainable energy goals,...

Site visits make it practically perfect!

In addition to the African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa conference and exhibition, the organisers have secured tantalising technical site visits to...
smart city

The Big Question: The drivers behind smart city development

The Big Question: What policies, regulation and technologies are needed to drive the realisation of an African resilient, smart city?

What does progress in Africa look like?

The African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa conference has a longstanding reputation of producing innovative, topical and high-level content, and opportunity for...
Ikeja Electric

Metering must contribute to the global reduction of CO2 footprint –...

Metering and advances in the electronics industry such as digitalisation, IoT and E-mobility are an important part of reducing carbon emissions; read how.
women in energy

Women in Energy: She moved her cheese to tackle electrical losses

Women in energy: Meet Kagiso Roseline Kgowe, an ECSA Candidate Engineer who is on a continuous professional development path in the engineering market.

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