electric vehicles

Turbocharging the expansion of the Spanish EV charging grid

The European Investment Bank EIB and Endesa are collaborating to expand electric mobility in Spain.

2019 in review: Customer insights for African mini-grid developers

Highlights into the advances in technology and business models that make mini-grids the least-cost route towards electrifying up to half a billion people.
Smart energy

Ed’s letter: Preparing for a decade of smart energy action

Let’s debate whether Africa is ready for a smart energy transition. Do these success stories show that we are already underway?
Damilola Ogunbiyi

Not even a global crisis will sway her from reaching SDG7

Having taken up her position at SE4ALL at the start of what would prove to be a year of unprecedented crises, Damilola Ogunbiyi spoke on achieving SDG7.
hybrid energy solutions

The big question: Considerations when employing hybrid energy solutions

The Big Question we asked the experts is: What are the considerations that businesses should be mindful of when employing hybrid energy solutions?
LPWA networks

LPWA networks: Supporting the next wave of smart metering

As the IoT evolves, many new communication options will become available to utilities, many of them LPWA networks, writes Chris Strauss, research engineer at Conlog.
geothermal

Geothermal power plants can also come in small sizes

With the introduction of Geoportable, Toshiba ESS has made it possible to construct a small-scale geothermal plant on as little as 250 square metres.

East Africa: Home of the mini-grid revolution

In this exclusive interview with Aaron Leopold, CEO of the Africa Mini-grid Developers Association (AMDA), highlights that mini-grid companies are providing the power and have the difficult task of fitting a square peg into a round hole.
battery storage

Hybrid energy solutions

This article on hybrid energy solutions is an extract from the Investment & Impact Report published in advance of the Africa Energy Forum 2020.

Golden age for Africa’s national and regional energy transition

This article, which first appeared in the Africa Energy Yearbook 2020, explores regional energy transition and provides case studies.

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