ESI Africa Edition 3 2020

In this issue, our cover story unravels the future possibilities held within the mystery of using Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks to overcome often fragmented internet-based smart meter data ma...
In this issue, our cover story unravels the future possibilities held within the mystery of using Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks to overcome often fragmented internet-based smart meter data management systems. This lead story is supported by forward-thinking articles on transmission, distribution and generation applications throughout the magazine.
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Smart Energy Focus 2020

The route to a smart energy transition is covered in this special feature on Smart Energy where our lead story addresses overcoming the challenge of bifacial products having a limited global track ...
The route to a smart energy transition is covered in this special feature on Smart Energy where our lead story addresses overcoming the challenge of bifacial products having a limited global track record on their performance and durability on utility-scale projects. Other articles in this Focus provide insight into a just transition and use of smart applications.
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ESI Africa Edition 2 2020

On the cover of this edition, the ESI Africa logo sports a heart. It’s our visual representation in support of the industry, which is being tested in unprecedented ways by the COVID-19 pandemic. Ou...
On the cover of this edition, the ESI Africa logo sports a heart. It’s our visual representation in support of the industry, which is being tested in unprecedented ways by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our #HeartForTheSector has also found its way into each article where an underlying theme speaks to the need for decarbonisation and the use of smart technologies and systems to brace Africa’s utility market for a post-pandemic industry.
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Pre-event: African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa 2020

This year’s #AUW & #PGAF conference may have been postponed to November 2020 but due to popular demand for information and expert opinion we are pleased to publish exclusive articles that represent...
This year’s #AUW & #PGAF conference may have been postponed to November 2020 but due to popular demand for information and expert opinion we are pleased to publish exclusive articles that represent current affairs and the way forward. In line with this theme, the cover story by Landis+Gyr delves into research undertaken into understanding the value of Managed Services and how receptive utilities are to these solutions.
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ESI Africa Edition 1 2020

During the early days of the electricity supply industry, thermal power ruled the global generation technology mix. It was reliable, robust and cheap. But that dominance is ending, or is it? Read t...
During the early days of the electricity supply industry, thermal power ruled the global generation technology mix. It was reliable, robust and cheap. But that dominance is ending, or is it? Read this issue of ESI Africa to get insight on this question and other challenging areas within the market such as asset maintenance, grid reliability and a profile on Portugal’s energy transition.
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Clean Power Focus 2020

Have you noticed the dramatic growth (of more than 16% a year) in the global consumption of electricity from renewable sources? In this edition’s supplement we look at the clean power solutions tha...
Have you noticed the dramatic growth (of more than 16% a year) in the global consumption of electricity from renewable sources? In this edition’s supplement we look at the clean power solutions that are contributing to this positive growth such as LNG, tidal energy, green hydrogen, solar PV, battery storage and the electric vehicle market.
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ESI Africa Edition 5 2019

This issue of ESI Africa embarks on a journey of discovery! Read articles on pushing the limits of smart energy, load demand forecasting, boosting public e-mobility and smart cities, cybersecurity:...
This issue of ESI Africa embarks on a journey of discovery! Read articles on pushing the limits of smart energy, load demand forecasting, boosting public e-mobility and smart cities, cybersecurity: the other utility capacity gap, and the power of embedded generation, along with insightful news from our event partners.
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Generation Focus 2019

In this year’s focus on generation, the South Africa Integrated Resource Plan 2019 takes centre stage as it supports a diverse energy mix and sets out nine policy interventions to ensure security o...
In this year’s focus on generation, the South Africa Integrated Resource Plan 2019 takes centre stage as it supports a diverse energy mix and sets out nine policy interventions to ensure security of the country’s ESI.
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ESI Africa Edition 4 2019

This edition is packed with content delivered by global industry experts who share their knowledge to empower you in expediting solutions in advanced metering infrastructure, lightning protection, ...
This edition is packed with content delivered by global industry experts who share their knowledge to empower you in expediting solutions in advanced metering infrastructure, lightning protection, LV network design and planning, safeguarding solar PV modules, and implementing distributed energy. We also look into the South African wind energy market and the many factors influencing municipal utilities today. To round off your reading, we cover a preview on the Future Energy Nigeria conference...
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Municipal utilities focus 2019

In our focus on municipal utilities this year, we delve into how industry professionals can build the power utility of the future, today. Here you will read about the value of cooperation between u...
In our focus on municipal utilities this year, we delve into how industry professionals can build the power utility of the future, today. Here you will read about the value of cooperation between utility sectors to build Africa’s smart cities today and how four pillars enable collaboration across electricity, water and transportation utilities. This focus also investigates distributed energy resources, the virtual power plant market, grid-interactive buildings, and the impact of the 4IR on yo...
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ESI Africa Edition 3 2019

Keen on developments in the East Africa region, we address geothermal, hydropower and mini-grids in ESI Africa Issue 3. This edition also embarks on unpacking the elements of smart metering, lighti...
Keen on developments in the East Africa region, we address geothermal, hydropower and mini-grids in ESI Africa Issue 3. This edition also embarks on unpacking the elements of smart metering, lighting 2.0, cities’ relationship with climate change, a novel approach to combating NTL, and an interesting perspective on waste-heat.
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Digitalisation focus 2019

Accepting that progress in digitalisation will continue to transform Africa’s utility markets, our focus for ESI Africa Issue 3 explores how digital aspects such as mobile communication, technical ...
Accepting that progress in digitalisation will continue to transform Africa’s utility markets, our focus for ESI Africa Issue 3 explores how digital aspects such as mobile communication, technical skills, AI and IoT, and automation are shaping the next-gen power, energy and water utility sectors.
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