Unique, live discussions to learn, connect and engage, free for all online via the 2020 Virtual African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa.
The electric sub-meter market is anticipated to close in on $13 billion by 2030, with rapid resurgence expected post-COVID-19 pandemic according to FMI.
South Africans have 30 days as of 5 May in which to respond to the draft amendments to the Electricity Regulations on New Generation Capacity.
Paul Yillia is the moderator of the live discussion on “The impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s water sector” on Thursday, 14 May, during the Virtual African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa.
Ed's Note: Our #HeartForTheSector campaign sparked a global dialogue on how the COVID-19 pandemic has put utilities into crisis management mode.
Transmission and Distribution
The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors has aligned with government to provide a two-month period of free electricity supply to all customers.
Pumped hydro dams are prominently used as energy storage in East Africa, but that is changing with the increase in renewable energies plus battery storage.
The South African minister of human settlements, water and sanitation, has appealed to municipalities to refrain from cutting water supply to residents.
Business and markets
The Green Outcomes Fund, a first of its kind structure, incentivises local South African fund managers to increase investment in green SMME businesses.
Ikeja Electric will not be disconnecting its customers during the lockdown period enforced by the government to curb the spread of COVID-19.