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...

Upcoming webinar | Understanding Power Project Procurement

Thursday 23 August 2018 | 15h00 CET REGISTER TODAY The mechanisms behind a successful strategy   Power Africa, co-hosted with Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, launched its fourth ‘Understanding’ handbook in...
Water

South African research council looks into forest-water relations

With increasing water scarcity challenges globally, the role of trees and forests in the water cycle is at least as important as their role...
Africa Energy Marketplace

Africa Energy Marketplace to accelerate project execution

“Energy powers economies and every delay in power project execution keep our people in darkness,” underscored AfDB's Vice-President for power, energy, climate and green...

Upcoming webinar | Grid edge technology – improving network supply

Thursday 13 September 2018 | 15:00 CET Despite advancements in the complexity and use of technology, the focus for electrical utilities remains maintaining quality of...
Hydropower

Hydropower industry gains new tool to assess sustainability

The Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol, a scoring framework for evaluating hydropower projects, has been updated to examine hydropower’s carbon footprint and resilience to climate...

Seychelles: Denis Private Island unveils first phase of solar PV project

In efforts to reduce dependency on fossil fuels, the Denis Private Island has implemented the first phase of a four-phase solar photovoltaic power project. According...

Changing Africa’s infrastructure funding’s status quo

Written by: Heleen Goussard, head of unlisted investment services, RisCura At a recent conference on funding infrastructure in Africa held in London, a fellow speaker...
Financial viability

Addressing the issue of financial viability in African utilities

Utility financial viability is linked to  having a stable regulatory environment, according to Dr. Lawrence Jones, VP and head of international programmes at Edison...
Yackov Dar

How smart grids enable utilities to become better service providers

Yackov Dar, managing director of PCMA, uses the example of smart grid technology enabling utilities to notify customers of an outage ahead of time,...

Eight trends impacting solar and storage industry

Energy market research firm IHS Markit issued a whitepaper highlighting trends impacting the global solar and energy storage industry in 2018. According to the whitepaper,...

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