Democratisation

Democratisation of energy will enable Africans to move into the digital...

Democratisation of energy is necessary to enable Africans to move into the digital age, writes Sabine Dall’Omo, CEO of Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa.
Renewable Energy

Should we be scared of the fossil-free future world?

The growth in new energy technologies has surged in the past decade, sparking the prospect of a world free from fossil fuels writes Eaton.
Blockchain

Prospects looking good for blockchain in the energy market

The blockchain in the energy market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $5 billion to over $25 billion by 2024.
Solar and Wind

Beyond the tipping point: Is solar and wind enough for our...

As more solar and wind enter the energy market, it spells good news for our air, water and health but why is it happening? Eaton explores the tipping point.
world economic forum on africa

Counting on the WEF on Africa to be powerful

Ed's note: Will the gathered leaders find consensus and deliver some solutions from this year's World Economic Forum on Africa taking place in Cape Town?
Africa Investment Forum

Meet the head of Africa Investment Forum

AfDB's Akinwumi Adesina announced the appointment of Chinelo Anohu as head and senior director of the Africa Investment Forum.
smart cities

Siemens unveils how critical data is in developing smart cities

Siemens has unveiled a data visualisation of Cape Town that illustrates how data is critical to transforming Africa’s urban centres into smart cities.

Distributed Automation VII – Using IEC 61850 in automation

The relevance of IEC 61850 communications capabilities and how this technology can be used to achieve reliability gains in electricity network performance.
Distribution network

Distributed Automation V – centralised vs decentralised automation

Central automation server retrieves network parameters from field devices and makes automatic re-switching decisions based on its programming logic.

Distributed Automation IV – Dealing with protection grading

Dealing with protection grading: Distributed automation configuration within a ring mode does provide unique protection challenges writes NOJA Power.

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