hydropower ceos

Eight O&M steps to extend the longevity of hydropower plants

This article outlines the best O&M strategies that can be applied to maintain the longevity of hydropower plants through a step-by-step approach.
Ruzizi IV Hydropower Project

Can seasonal pumped hydropower storage fulfil energy and H2O needs?

Does energy storage in the form of pumped hydropower storage (PHS) have the potential to achieve the Paris Agreement goals?

Urbanisation is remaking Africa

African cities are estimated to house just more than 1.2 billion people at the moment and will experience a 4% annual growth rate.

Trading up in Africa!

The French and Taiwanese country pavilions are amongst several international exhibitions at this year's African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in November.
Open Africa Power programme

Expanding the skill set of municipal leaders

“The Municipal Leaders Forum has been specifically developed to allow the leaders responsible in this crucial local government space to expand their skill set.

Making every drop count in hydropower generation

Africa's installed hydropower capacity is expected to grow by 4,700MW over the next two to three years according to IHA's 2019 Hydropower Status Report.
Distributed PV

The big question: The future skyline of energy generation in cities

The Big Question we asked the experts is: What are Africa's cities and metros doing to encourage the uptake of distributed energy resources?

What’s all the rave about advanced metering infrastructure?

Advanced metering infrastructure is considered to be a key element of grid modernisation, taking the power and energy industry to new heights.
grid architecture

Laying the foundation for next-gen grid architecture

Grid architecture is a top-down approach to understanding and documenting the complex structures and interdependencies of electric power systems.
energy planning

Strategic energy planning in SSA is essential but is often constrained

Strategic energy planning is an essential part of policy and investment decision-making in the energy sector, writes Simon Trace, EEG programme director.

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