Three de-risking tools to attract private investors

Since the demand for electricity in Africa will likely triple by 2030 due to rising living standards, industrialisation and growing electrification rates, there is...

The Big Question | Unbundling of state-owned utilities

In our latest feature of the Big Question, we asked the experts what hat are the challenges and best models to implement successful unbundling of state-owned utilities?

Developing floating solar PV markets

The development of new power plants is often impeded by the availability and suitability of land. This hindrance...
Issue 1 2019

Editor’s column: Issue 1 2019

Read ESI Issue 1 2019 to find out why Africa’s growth in generation capacity is not translating into increased distribution and electricification rates.

Nigeria talks energy access and investment

The 15th edition of the Future Energy Nigeria conference and exhibition exceeded the attendees’ expectations as they debated the roadmap to the...
Africa’s energy sector

What’s next for Africa’s energy sector?

This report extract focuses on the major shifts witnessed over the past 20 years in Africa’s energy sector and lessons that can be learnt for the future.

Transforming Africa’s waste into economic value

In South Africa diverting wet waste from landfill is not only environmentally important, it will also become mandatory by law.

Water sector’s answer to drought and finance

Did you know that the Swaziland Water Services Corporation has managed to reduce its non-revenue water from around 50% in 2010 to a current 22%.
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Steps to overcome trade barriers into new markets

The South African Capital Equipment Export Council gives insights into trade barriers that local businesses will encounter through export opportunities.

Financial solutions for buying power equipment

Governments across Africa are aware that low access rates and lack of reliable electricity present a challenge to rapid economic development.

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