Toshiba affirms position as power & energy industry leader

Toshiba Plant Systems & Services Corporation has continued to evolve and adapt its product offerings since its inception in 1938, maintaining its position as...

High cost of a Kaplan turbine project: The ‘whys’ explained

Hydropower project implementation is always capital intensive with high upfront investment, needed hence creating a perceived risk among financiers and lenders. Fund lenders naturally ask why...
telecom operators

Redefining industry through artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) may cause some job losses, but ultimately it will create opportunities, says futurist and technology entrepreneur Stafford Masie. Masie, former Google SSA...

GIBS, Clarion Energy launch industry report

The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) Future of Business Project in collaboration with Clarion Energy, have this week launched a report to support...

Bankability remains utility vice in digital transition

Speaking to ESI Africa at the recent Power-Gen Africa show in Johannesburg, Jorge Lascas, founder of the African Power Platform is of the opinion...

Nigeria urgently needs its Petroleum Industry Bills signed into law

With recent gas discoveries made in east African countries, Nigeria is no longer the only 'darling' of oil and gas whom investors pursued as...

East Africa continues to rise in popularity

Editor's letter published in ESI Africa 3 2018. On reading about a prospective tender from the Seychelles government for the development of a 4MW floating...
Umeme

Strong leadership required to capitalise on opportunity

Amid widespread market disruption in the global power sector, Africa is faced with a wealth of new opportunities, but the continent will need to...
wind turbines

Financial close for Senegal’s first utility-scale wind farm announced

Utility-scale renewable energy project developer Lekela today announced that it has successfully reached financial close on its Taiba N’Diaye wind power project in Senegal. Construction...

Data centre association geared for Africa takes shape

The digital economy is all about data; Africa will need to develop its own data centre network to ensure data sovereignty, bandwidth and latency...

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