Anti-corruption crusader Plo Lumumba to open landmark event

Professor of Law and anti-corruption crusader, Patrick Loch Otieno (PLO) Lumumba, is the keynote speaker at the upcoming Africa Supply Chain in Action event to take place on 19 and 20 August.

AUW & POWERGEN Africa: The (digital) show will go on!

The postponed live, in person edition of this leading conference and exhibition at the Cape Town International Convention Centre will take place from 11-13 May 2021.

Tender: Expression of interest for 3 mini-grids in Ethiopia

Mercy Corps has put out a call for expression of interest to design, build and operate solar mini-grids at three refugee camps in Ethiopia.

Tools to help the utility business model adapt to the energy...

As more countries work toward transitioning to a cleaner and more flexible grid, there is an increasing need for a clear set of utility business model tools and regulatory pathways.
water access

AfDB takes stock of water projects that have benefited 20m Africans

AfDB water projects have benefited 20 million people in rural and urban areas of Africa having gained access to clean drinking water for the first time.

2019 in review: Customer insights for African mini-grid developers

Highlights into the advances in technology and business models that make mini-grids the least-cost route towards electrifying up to half a billion people.
Smart energy

Ed’s letter: Preparing for a decade of smart energy action

Let’s debate whether Africa is ready for a smart energy transition. Do these success stories show that we are already underway?
Damilola Ogunbiyi

Not even a global crisis will sway her from reaching SDG7

Having taken up her position at SE4ALL at the start of what would prove to be a year of unprecedented crises, Damilola Ogunbiyi spoke on achieving SDG7.
hybrid energy solutions

The big question: Considerations when employing hybrid energy solutions

The Big Question we asked the experts is: What are the considerations that businesses should be mindful of when employing hybrid energy solutions?
LPWA networks

LPWA networks: Supporting the next wave of smart metering

As the IoT evolves, many new communication options will become available to utilities, many of them LPWA networks, writes Chris Strauss, research engineer at Conlog.

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