Toshiba affirms position as power & energy industry leader

Toshiba Plant Systems & Services Corporation has continued to evolve and adapt its product offerings since its inception in 1938, maintaining its position as...

ICT, the driving force behind smart communities’ global growth

In conversation with Utilities Technology Council's chairman Roger Bryant and vice president Bobbi Harris, ESI Africa delved into the topic of smart communities and...
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WEBINAR RECORDING: The evolution of the electric grid

In this interactive discussion, Lucy Electric delved into the development of the current technologies supporting the traditional grid’s footprint. DOWNLOAD THE DISCUSSION TODAY Despite advancements in...

Quench your thirst with a smart water solution

Is iconic Cape Town – home to four million residents and world-acclaimed tourist attraction – set to become infamous for being the first major...

Data centre association geared for Africa takes shape

The digital economy is all about data; Africa will need to develop its own data centre network to ensure data sovereignty, bandwidth and latency...
Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam under construction. Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ethiopia

Evaluating Africa’s largest hydropower projects

Africa’s planned hydropower potential holds nearly 27GW of electricity; however, each project must traverse complex social and environmental challenges, coupled with the economics of...

Bankability remains utility vice in digital transition

Speaking to ESI Africa at the recent Power-Gen Africa show in Johannesburg, Jorge Lascas, founder of the African Power Platform is of the opinion...
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Financial close for Senegal’s first utility-scale wind farm announced

Utility-scale renewable energy project developer Lekela today announced that it has successfully reached financial close on its Taiba N’Diaye wind power project in Senegal. Construction...

ICT is vital to developing smart cities in Africa

Speaking with ESI Africa, three experts in the energy sector unanimously noted that ICT is the backbone for developing viable smart cities in Africa. “The...
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Redefining industry through artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) may cause some job losses, but ultimately it will create opportunities, says futurist and technology entrepreneur Stafford Masie. Masie, former Google SSA...

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