Full deployment of smart grid technology benefits will far outweigh the rollout costs for energy utilities, who find their business model at a crossroads.
African Utility Week, along with ESI Africa, has spent the past two decades closely mirroring the growth of Africa's energy, power and water value chains.
It is estimated that some 83 million Nigerians do not have access to modern electricity. In response to this challenge, the mini-grid market has taken hold.
Transmission and Distribution
Utility substation automation schemes are typically complex, involving a variety of intelligent electronic devices. Fortunately, over the past two decades, substation automation has evolved and changed.
The rapid adoption of renewable resources calls for the need of dispatchable generation resources to maintain the stability of the grid.