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Global utility consumer trends report 2021

Access the 2021 utility consumer trends report to explore how energy providers can personalise customer interactions, contribute to a better planet, ease the financial energy burden and prepare for the future of energy.


rope access drone

Rope access, drone combo deployed at coal-fired power station

The inspection was carried out quickly within a day, as opposed to the time-consuming and potentially dangerous traditional approach of erecting scaffolding in this 6m by 6m and 45m high space to gain access to the ducting.
new nuclear power build

How local government can achieve effective economic planning

Economic planning is critical for the development of the local government sphere says Auntony Mukhwana, the managing director at Ntiyiso Industrialisation Consulting.
Lucy Electric products

Lucy Electric provides loadshedding solutions in South Africa

Working with a local partner, Lucy Electric South Africa supplies ring main units to handle the change over to a backup generator when the utility supply drops out.
SANEDI electric motor energy

SANEDI to conduct study assessing electric motor energy consumption

The South African National Energy Development Institute is expanding its Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling Programme to study the energy use of motors and suggest new Minimum Energy Performance Standards.
offshore wind farm development

Assessing offshore locations for wind farm development

A scanning lidar campaign, completed by UL, has assessed local wind resources in support of offshore wind farm development in Germany’s North Sea.
mobile retail payments

UL collaborates with WIZZIT Digital to advance mobile retail payments

The launch of a SoftPOS with PIN mobile retail payments solution is set to help speed up the deployment of contactless payments in sub-Saharan...