Abu Dhabi

Top 100 start-ups to present their business models in Abu Dhabi

One hundred finalists from the international Start Up Energy Transition (SET) Awards, for the most innovative and effective business models in the areas of energy...

5G uptake: Five questions African utilities must explore

The vision of 5G is that users will have the impression of continuous connectivity with unlimited bandwidth everywhere. This is the culmination of four...

Why water utilities should go with the flow

The United Nations estimates the world to face a 40% water supply shortage, added to this many African countries already face water supply challenges.

AI and IoT: A new kind of automation is coming

AI will combine with new-generation sensors to create a new kind of business automation. Digital twins will help companies see their businesses...
digital trends

How digital trends are moulding your future workforce

A recent report by IFC, in cooperation with L.E.K. Consulting hightlights the importance of investing in human capital to keep up with digital trends.
Elsewedy Electric

Tanzania Rufiji Dam: Elsewedy Electric expands its footprint in Africa

As the energy market transitions to smaller, centralised planning, the future of mega power project development continues to hold its ground. ESI Africa spoke with...

Empowering utilities to modernise their electricity network

This article reviews a network performance evaluation after Nigerian power utility Ikeja Electric deployed NOJA Power OSM Reclosers to stabilise and improve the distribution company’s...

How to turn Hustlers into Super Heroes

Municipalities in South Africa are increasingly considering the option to replace their analogue meters with smart ‘next generation’ meters, which deliver real-time or periodic interval...
power utilities

A new tool in building trust between power utilities and investors

By Samuel Obbie Banda, African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) The payment history of African power utilities has fuelled the perception...

Two keys to attaining sustainable metering for power utilities

The performance of meters in service has a direct impact on the power utility’s bottom line. However, achieving a healthy revenue status can only...

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