We caught up with Nigerian-based Oghosa Erhahon to find out more about her belief in volunteering, the meaning of digitalisation. and changes in funding the African energy and power market in the years ahead.
The fusion of technologies has characterised the digital revolution, often referred to as the Fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0, which is expected to impact industries and economies and fundamentally alter the way we live.
The number of electric vehicles in Africa has the potential to increase significantly by 2030. The challenge, however, is in charging infrastructure, powered by renewable grid-tied or off-grid solutions, keeping pace with market interest.
In developing Africa, industries do not need large yet affordable power generators alone, but generators that are reliable and portable. If accurately tapped, the market offers opportunities for generator manufacturers and end-users alike.
“It was half a megawatt, the first containerised hydropower plant in Africa, and it’s running well. We’ve just been thrilled about the many lessons we learned with the first project,” states Dan Klinck giving an update on EAP's Rubagabaga hydro project.
With service delivery being the ultimate goal of utilities and municipalities, finding the best fit-for-purpose metering solutions will ultimately grow revenue and improve service delivery.