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Fireside Chat: Lucy Electric – the shift to digital

In this chat, Philip Dingle, marketing director at Lucy Electric, talks about what digitalisation means in the context of Africa’s utility landscape.

Fireside chat: GenderLens with Yolanda Mabuto

Tune in for this fireside chat for the concluding remarks for Season 1 of our GenderLens series in conversation with leading women in energy.
Second-life battery storage developer wins EDF Pulse India contest

Second-life battery storage developer wins EDF Pulse India contest

Bangalore-based Nunam, a second-life battery energy storage developer, has won EDF’s first Pulse India competition that drew 80 projects.
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Solar as a key enabler to the functioning of smart cities

Smart cities are where traditional networks and services are made more flexible, efficient and sustainable but how does solar power fit into the dynamic?

Scaling up current innovations to meet the energy demand

Dr Nicola Lazenby, Project Director at the Energy Catalyst programme notes that innovations have enabled millions of people to gain energy access.

Out of the coal age and into the stor-age

Seydou Kane, managing director for South Africa at Eaton, considers the shift away from coal towards renewables – and the potential for a future microgrid energy market in South Africa
The growth in utility management interest occurred after Eskom said rotational power outages were here to stay until at least March 2022.

Op-ed: Utility management an urgent priority for new developments

The growth in utility management interest occurred after Eskom said rotational power outages were here to stay until at least March 2022.

SANEDI’s cool roofs to benefit Cape Town communities in summer

The South African Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) is rolling out 26,000m2 of cool roofing technology in Cape Town as part of the Cool Roofs and Insulation Collaboration.
drones transmission lines inspection

Drones beyond your visual line of sight can get the job...

Drones are no longer a sci-fi film device but an everyday piece of technology used in anything from search and rescue efforts to site inspections by engineers. Iris Automation software plays an important role.
$150,000 grant will enable Rwanda Coding Academy effect activities

$150,000 grant will enable Rwanda Coding Academy effect activities

The AfDB has signed a grant agreement with the Ministry of ICT and Innovation in Rwanda to support the Rwanda Coding Academy.

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