Digitisation is a 'must' to manage the network complexity

Digitisation is a ‘must’ to manage the network’s complexity

The integration of distributed resources to the electricity network opens an opportunity for utilities to move to digitisation.
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Forecast to 2040: In search of the ideal generation mix

Currently, the energy generation mix is undiversified, added to this, the demand for power in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to more than triple by 2040.
Ifeoma Malo

Ifeoma Malo has just one goal: Ending energy poverty

The success of our industry depends on active engagement and flow of information between stakeholders and decision-makers, says Ifeoma Malo.
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Biomass beneficiation has huge potential for South Africa

Digital African Utility Week will feature a masterclass to explain the business opportunities in biomass for local authorities and companies.
Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter keynote at AUW

Eskom CEO addresses utility’s stability at #AUW-PGAF

"One has got to keep the focus on turning the business around."
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e-GUIDE: “We see diversity in consumption”

The Electricity Consumption Prediction service will allow utilities and off-grid companies alike to identify where opportunities exist to stimulate consumption.
covid pandemic

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.
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Women in energy affected disproportionately by COVID-19

The world of work is profoundly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and this is especially true of the energy sector.
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Talking points: Solar home system company aims for utopia in Cameroon

“Let’s power people now” is the tag line of solar home system company upOwa in Cameroon – it’s a message that expresses a sense of urgency.
Talking points: How to set up shop in Rwanda’s mini-grid market

Talking points: How to set up shop in Rwanda’s mini-grid market

ESI Africa in partnership with Camco Clean Energy, brings you an exclusive interview with Karl Boyce, CEO of Rwanda-based mini-grid developer ARC Power.

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