Utiliy Maintenance Supplement

Utility Maintenance Supplement 2017

In issue 3 2017, ESI Africa’s focus is on utility maintenance. Read about best practices in implementing condition monitoring systems and find out how...
transmission lines power

Eskom shares transmission development plan

South African national electricity utility Eskom shared its Transmission Development Plan (TDP) for the period 2021 to 2030 with various stakeholders during an online public forum.
Distribution network

Lucy Electric launches expansion module for its Gemini 3 mini RTU

Lucy Electric's new unit comprises an expansion processor accommodating up to three more sub-assemblies allowing the remote terminal unit to control up to six switches.
finance gensets

Innovative finance model makes gensets pay for themselves

SustainPower launched its range of PRAMAC rich-burn industrial standby gas generators, made by world-leading generator manufacturer Generac.

Turnkey solution: New power boiler designs

The introduction of ACTOM's MicroGen power boiler is suited to renewable fibrous-biomass fuel and industrial co-generation applications.
Vexila African first: 765kV composite insulator

Vexila African first: 765kV composite insulator

Vexila is delighted to confirm the successful development of its very own 765kV composite long rod insulator of African origin.
power transformer market

The global power transformer market overview

The rise of expansive fund flows for electrification programmes is creating growth avenues for the transformer component business.
network resilience

How to enable network resilience

Catastrophic events exacerbate the challenge of networks being prone to failures, making it vital for utilities to strive for network resilience.
Zimbabwe Green Fields ethanol

Zimbabwe ethanol production plant to generate excess electricity

Green Fuel’s ethanol facility in Chisumbanje, Zimbabwe is expanding its mill operations with a new high-pressure boiler to increase energy recovery.
Eskom shares its current strategy and future plans

Eskom shares its current strategy and future plans

Eskom's group chief executive André de Ruyter recently outlined the power utility’s current strategy and future plans..
Kenya Kisumu water and sanitation

Kenya: Water and sanitation access around Lake Victoria to be upgraded

The third largest city in Kenya, Kisumu, is about to get an $82million (€70 million) upgrade to its water and sanitation systems.

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