About Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo 2019

Venue: Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec Date: 21 - 23 May 2019 Website A showcase of South Africa's manufacturing capabilities. The Local Manufacturing Expo will showcase South Africa's manufacturing...
decentralised renewables

How decentralised renewables are creating jobs

Power for All issued its first annual jobs census measuring employment from decentralised renewables for rural electrification in Africa and Asia.

A slow Q1 for African power generation growth

Net additions of on-grid generation capacity were at their lowest levels since 2011 in Q1 2019, according to African Energy Live Data.
UK aid

UK aid: Largest single direct climate investment in Africa

A UK aid package to tackle climate change across Africa has been announced by the International Development Secretary during a two-day visit to Kenya.
innovative financing

Innovative financing programme to bring power to 4.5m people

AfDB's innovative financing programme for Distributed Energy Service Companies will see 4.5 million people gain access to solar power by 2025.
video

Renewed investor confidence revives the gas market

The global gas market is one of the most exciting rapidly expanding spaces in the energy landscape and Africa is in a prime position to take a central role.
africa energy forum

Cabo Verde among countries to benefit from AfDB fund

AfDB, Cabo Verde and Portugal have signed a country specific memorandum of understanding for the implementation of the Lusophone Compact
smart

Ed’s Note: All things smart, big and small

Africa’s grid networks are not ready for anything ‘smart’, let alone the encroaching forces of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
storage

Energy storage is key to the future of power

Seydou Kane, Managing Director at Eaton South Africa discusses the importance of energy storage in Africa’s renewable power mix.

Motor protection with added value

Devan Reddy, product manager at Eaton explains how information about a motor's status can make an important contribution to improving system availability.
power pools

Exploring pilot independent power transmission lines

Africa’s power sector leaders must devise new mechanisms to attract more private sector investment into power transmission lines, energy experts urged.

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