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The Big Question | the 4th industrial revolution

The revenue model on which utility businesses are based is under threat from the shifting industry norms. The 4th industrial revolution is underway and...
Botswana Power Corporation

How to use modern solutions to advance your network capabilities

Electric utilities must reduce costs while ensuring operational excellence, rapidly digitise end-to-end processes and improve performance. They also face the risks of balancing demand...
Strategic Fuel Fund

Engineering the energy future, for all

One of Eskom’s non-executive board directors is a formidable engineer and driven business-minded woman – Nelisiwe Magubane, who holds a B.Sc. in electrical engineering...
Landis+Gyr

The energy revolution depicts a gridless future

The message is clear: the global business of energy and power is under attack from an inanimate, unremorseful fourth industrial revolution (4IR). The conversation now...
Mozambique

Low-cost natural gas to fuel Africa’s economic revolution

Gas remains a largely untapped energy resource in Sub-Saharan Africa with resource estimates suggesting offshore discoveries in the Rovuma Bason may turn Mozambique into...

IEA reports looks into energy transitions in G20 countries

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released a set of reports on energy transitions in G20 countries, describing progress and challenges along the path...

Op-Ed | South Africa: Underperforming solar PV farms

South Africa’s solar PV industry is going through a period of consolidation after facing a three-year delay in finalising Round 4 of the country’s...
commercial financing

MiDA highlights challenges, opportunities for investing in African infrastructure

New research by Mercer and Mobilizing Institutional Investors to Develop Africa’s Infrastructure (MiDA), finds that organisations should be proactive with their infrastructure investment strategy...

Africa’s environment ministers call for action through innovative solutions

In a ministerial declaration issued on Wednesday at the closing of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN), African governments agreed to enhance...
awards

Awards banquet, CEO think tank highlight global mega trends

The 10th annual Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) African Best Practices Awards hosted by Frost & Sullivan, in partnership with the Public Investment Corporation...

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