Trends and forecasts for Africa’s grid-connected PV markets

According to African Energy Live Data, new grid-connected solar PV accounted for more than half of the total installed generation capacity in Q1 2019.

Eskom to resume work on failed transformers

South African power utility Eskom, has announced they are ready to resume with operations to replace failed transformers in Ivory Park, Johannesburg, due to illegal connections and meter bypasses resulting in network overloading.

5G to drive effective adoption of emerging technologies

The intrinsic capacity of the fifth-generation cellular technology (5G) to connect the Internet’s end systems with enhanced data flows and faster response times will unlock the full potential of emerging technologies, according to GlobalData.
African LNG market

Industrial Internet to optimise upstream oil & gas sector

The upstream oil & gas sector is witnessing considerably more implementations of the Industrial Internet compared to other oil and gas sectors, according to a new report published by GlobalData.

IHA appoints new Chief Executive

The International Hydropower Association has appointed Eddie Rich as its new Chief Executive Officer, following a global recruitment search led by the association’s board.

African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards and African Power &...

Two leading programmes celebrating excellence and innovation in the African power and energy sector, have joined forces to honour the continent’s leading energy projects and pioneers.
last mile

An all-in-one testing for motors from Megger

Megger has combined all of the functions frequently required for testing electric motors in a unique and innovative handheld instrument.

Ethiopia, AfDB sign $98m grant for Road Transport Corridor Project

AfDB Group signs $98 million grant agreement from the ADF to help finance phase one of the Ethiopia–Djibouti Road Transport Corridor Project.
Unlocking Solar Capital Africa

Summary of the Regional Solar Report – Eastern Africa

Solarplaza has recently published the “Eastern Africa - Regional Solar Report” in order to shed some light into the solar energy situation...

AU, AfDB ink $4.8m grant for continental free trade secretariat

The AfDB on Monday signed a $4.8 million institutional support grant to the African Union (AU) for implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area.

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