2014 – Issue 4

In depth: The lowdown on cyber security

Cyber-attacks are increasingly prevalent across all industries, but one industry in particular is seeing a rise in breaches and hack attempts. The utility sector...

In depth: Emergency power supplements installation of renewable energy

Hounded by unreliable power supply, maintenance and spare part procurement challenges and high transmission and distribution losses, sub-Saharan Africa is harnessing alternative energy sources. Power...

In depth: Shale Gas through the looking glass

On invitation by ESI Africa, Jeanie le Roux, Director of Operations at Treasure Karoo Action Group, shares her thoughts and knowledge about shale gas...

In depth: Is LNG the answer to cleaner, more sustainable power...

In an article published by the Guardian1 ,it was reported that global CO2 emissions for 2014 stand at a record high of 40 billion...
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In depth: South Africa’s first female nuclear engineer

ESI Africa speaks with Women in Nuclear South Africa (WiNSA) President, Dr Margaret Mkhosi, about life lessons and role of women in the nuclear...
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In depth: Public lighting leads safety on African roads

Sub-Saharan Africa is the proud holder of seven out of the 10 fastest growing economies in the world, along with a growing middle class...

In depth: Skills development and biogas are changing lives

The shift from CSR to CSI underlines the desire of a company to go beyond just ‘feeling good’ (CSR) and improving its image to...

In depth: Ntsele on energy intensive users

' Whenever electricity reserve margins are critical, intensive energy users are the first to be requested to cut back on usage.' In a competitive environment,...

In depth: Some heroes don’t wear capes – SAEE Awards

The Southern African Association for Energy Efficiency (SAEE) celebrates the ‘energy super heroes’ who are saving the world by saving energy In his opening...

In depth: Nyabarongo hydropower plant ramps up Rwanda’s generation

Invested capital of $100 million has added 30% to Rwanda’s current installed generation capacity. With construction 100% complete and successful dry and wet runs,...

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