EMBEDDED GENERATION INSTALLATION

Commentary: Embedded generation installation SANS 10142-1 standards

SAPVIA board member Frank Spencer comments on the upcoming SANS codes for the safe connection of small-scale embedded generation installation to low-voltage grids.
fourth industrial revolution

South Africa’s Fourth Industrial Revolution report lands on president’s desk

On receipt of the Fourth Industrial Revolution report, President Ramaphosa said digital transformation has to be harnessed to change the way we live, learn, work and govern.
solar panels in a field

Angola exploring green mini-grids with the help of AfDB

Green mini-grids for Angola could change the lives of millions if regulatory concerns were addressed to incentivise private sector participation.
BP net zero plans

Oil and gas giant BP spells out net zero plans

Oil and gas giant BP have laid out the first detailed steps in their ambitious plan to attain a net zero position by 2050.
smart meter hackathon

Tech applications open for Lagos Smart Meter Hackathon 2020

Nigeria's tech community is invited to take part in a smart meter hackathon aimed at developing and delivering metering hardware and software systems. Deadline for submissions is 28 August 2020.
fourth industrial revolution

Podcast: Digitalisation’s role in the utility of the future

Listen to this podcast episode in which Mike Ballard, Vice President Industry Strategy at Oracle Utilities, speaks about digitalisation and why financial sustainability is so important for utilities in both developed and developing countries.

Guinea: Conducive regulation could unlock green mini-grid market

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa recently organised a webinar on the assessment report of the green mini-grid market in Guinea.
Eskom Sere Wind Farm

Eskom tender: 80MW/320MWh energy storage system

Eskom is inviting bids for an 80MW/320MWh battery energy storage system to manage power generation by the Sere Wind Farm. Deadline: 11 September 2020.
oil pump jacks

Oil and gas giant turns to renewables to power own facilities

Chevron USA and Algonquin Power & Utility Corp will co-develop renewable power projects to provide electricity to Chevron’s global portfolio.

Tools to help the utility business model adapt to the energy...

As more countries work toward transitioning to a cleaner and more flexible grid, there is an increasing need for a clear set of utility business model tools and regulatory pathways.

Latest Feature