The African Power Elites 2017

This unique annual publication boasts high level industry profiles who share their leadership insights and industry views. Alongside these leaders, innovation-driven projects showcase their success and...

The African Power Elites 2016

ESI Africa is proud to announce the launch of the African Power Elites 2016. The African Power Elites brings together two concepts: the very...
entrepreneurship

Global power demand to climb to 62% by 2050

Bloomberg NEF’s New Energy Outlook report predicts that global power demand will grow by 62% between now and 2050, equating to 1.5% a year.

Transactions in global power M&A market reached $158bn in 2018

The global power mergers and acquisitions market saw transaction volumes reaching $158 billion in 2018, the second-highest in the last five years, according to GlobalData.
telecom operators

Policy support is key for the adoption of smart grid technologies

A new report reveals that in terms of the smart grid solar PV is the most popular technology to use net metering for grid connection.
Kigali Bulk Water Supply Project

Coal mines found in breach of water licensing

The Centre for Environmental Rights has uncovered cases of non-compliance with water use licences of eight large coal mining operations in Mpumalanga.
energy storage market

Energy storage, a necessity in grid infrastructure

As global electricity grids embrace the new energy economy, storage plays a key role in infrastructure planning, according to research firm Navigant Research.
energy transition

Unlocking hydrogen potential to accelerate energy transition

The IEA has issued a new report looking at the role of hydrogen in the energy transition, that will require strong policies and an increase in investments.
Energy Transformation

IEA releases electric vehicles market report

The International Energy Agency has recently published its 2019 edition of the Global EV Outlook.
entrepreneurship

RBC Capital Markets listed as a top financial adviser in the...

According to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, RBC Capital Markets has topped the latest mergers and acquisitions (M&A) league table of the top 10 financial advisers for the power sector based on deal value in the first quarter (Q1) 2019.
digital skills

Global survey reveals stakeholder concerns around 5G adoption

According to a new survey, over 100 global telecommunication companies say the 5G era will commence in 2021, with 88% already confirming...
Tilt solar PV

Adoption of solar PV to continue on upward trajectory

IHS Markit is predicting a continued increase in the adoption of solar photovoltaic (PV) in the next two years.  This is...

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