Transmission and Distribution

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Challenge accepted! Cybersecurity at your substations

In dealing with cybersecurity at substations, OMICRON has introduced an innovative industry security system offering decentralised, hybrid 24/7 monitoring.

Securing utility revenue as the generation mix evolves

Conlog writes on the importance of revenue management and the spin-offs in the utility's operations while the emergence of renewable energy takes hold.
Mercy Chelangat. IEEE Smart Village Ambassador in East Africa

Kenya’s green at heart techie is devoted to smart villages

Mercy Chelangat, an electrical engineer and IEEE Smart Village Ambassador in East Africa, talks about emerging technologies and electrification strategies.

Renewable market in Nigeria: It’s time to pitch in!

During the 2019 edition of Future Energy Nigeria in Lagos in November, the event launched an RE Pitch Session for renewable energy entrepreneurs.
lifespan of nuclear power plants

The Big Question: Extending the lifespan of nuclear power plants

Industry experts share their knowledge on the considerations that must be taken into account when extending the lifespan of nuclear power plants.
nuclear power plants

Nuclear energy: The silent giant under attack

Nuclear power plants' low-carbon technology appears to be the perfect solution to climate change, yet these silent giants are losing the popularity battle.
Kenya Power

Kenya Power contests High Court ruling over its tender cancellation

Kenya Power has launched a court case to challenge the cancellation of a tender, arguing that the case should be ruled under European law.
cost-reflective tariffs

TCN calls for cost-reflective tariffs amid grid expansion efforts in Nigeria

TCN has said that for Nigerians to fully enjoy the benefits of the liberalisation of the power sector, they must pay cost-reflective electricity tariffs.

Utility transformation scenario planning for Eskom at AUW & PGAF

Utility transformation scenario planning for Eskom is just one of the thought-provoking sessions at #AUW2020 & #PGAF2020 taking place in May in Cape Town.

Five pointers for turning Eskom around

The ESI Africa and African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa teams share some of the solutions that have been proposed for turning Eskom around.

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