Distribution network

Lucy Electric launches expansion module for its Gemini 3 mini RTU

Lucy Electric's new unit comprises an expansion processor accommodating up to three more sub-assemblies allowing the remote terminal unit to control up to six switches.
Africa Energy Forum

Exclusive: World’s first long-range wireless transmission project showcased at AEF

EMROD has developed the world’s first commercially viable long-range, high-power, wireless power transmission as an alternative to existing copper line technology.
African Utility of the Future

$5,000 prize for African Utility of the Future competition winner

The African Development Bank and EnergyNet have created the African Utility of Future competition enabling teams to compete for a $5,000 prize. Submission deadline of 6 November 2020.
Venture funding

Venture funding: €1.15m raised for decentralised renewables company

AMMP Technologies has secured €1.15 million in venture funding from leading B2B SaaS investors to scale up the deployment of renewable energy.

TAP celebrates 25 years of transforming Africa by offering in-house training

Here's how over 25 years consultancy firm TAP became the most sought after solutions provider for power utilities across Africa and beyond.
Skills Gap

Fuelling the skills gap: New critical skills survey

Any discussion about emigration numbers and the skills gap in South Africa is complicated by the fact that there is no official bureau collecting emigration data.

Partnership promotes circularity, zero waste and sustainability strategies

UL and Rubicon will work to extend third-party validation services such as standards for circularity, recycled content and waste diversion.
storage technology

Storage technology for vaccines recognised by WHO

With WHO accreditation, UL will now be carrying out tests to verify performance, quality and safety of storage technology for vaccines.

ASCA aims to put Africa “at the table of prosperity”

African supply chain and procurement professionals gathered online for ASCA 2020 to address blockchain, drone technology, and e-commerce.
Financing solar

Chinese solar company judged most bankable

Solar company Trina Solar has been named the 100% Bankable Module Supplier in BloombergNEF's 2020 PV Module and Inverter Bankability report.

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