micro-grids

AfDB commits $1.5m for Jigawa on-grid IPP programme

The African Development Bank (AfDB) board of directors have approved a $1.5 million grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) to support the Nigerian...

Myanmar: Rockerfeller Foundation drives electrification access

The Rockerfeller Foundation has selected Pact, the largest international non-governmental organisation in Myanmar, to establish the Smart Power Myanmar facility in May 2018. According to...

Kenya leads East Africa peers in electricity access

The electricity access rate in Kenya is the highest in East Africa according to the latest report from the World Bank tracking global achievements...
Ngwathe Local Municipality

New board appointed, EIUG

The Energy Intensive User Group (EIUG) of Southern Africa and its associated organisation, the Industry Task Team on Climate Change (ITTCC), have announced new...
Smart cities

Smart city case study | Pozuelo de Alarcón

In Spain, Pozuelo de Alarcón, deployed a smart city project in efforts to protect the environment, decrease energy consumption, reduce CO2 emissions, and control expenses.
high voltage network

Draconian Nersa rules to financially hit consumers again

Public comment on Nersa's draft consultation paper on the rules for registration of small-scale embedded generation‚ which will require consumers to register with the...

CoCT emergency desalination plant prepares to come online

The City of Cape Town V&A desalination plant, feeding 2.0 megalitres of fresh water into the city’s network per day, is currently finalising overall commissioning.  Located...
smart grids

Improving energy performance via smart grids | Case study

When energy generation and management are not optimised, that can severely impact economic results. Also if costs are not closely controlled or production is not...
IFC

Honouring pioneering utilities, projects and people in energy and water

The fifth annual African Utility Week Industry Awards received nominations from far and wide for the 12 different categories celebrating excellence in the energy...

Fitch Ratings affirms Eskom’s ‘BB-‘ credit rating

Fitch Ratings has announced its decision to maintain Eskom Long-Term Local Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and unguaranteed local currency senior unsecured ratings of...

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