2018 – Issue 1

ESI Africa Issue 1 2018 delivers expert-led articles on a range of topics such as the impact of technology advancements in substation automation and control; the current and future...
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 post colonialism, writes Ruth Krüger,...
The use of technology to transact in the utility service space is elevating the electricity market by influencing demand for power through the ease of transacting. This article by...
A case study addressing the modernisation of lifting equipment circuitry, written by Shelton Munyaradzi Muzembe, an electronic engineer with a bias towards automation and circuit design. Energy is an important...
Late 2017 into early 2018 could go down in history as one of the most newsworthy periods in a long time in Africa’s political, economic and energy specific development,...
Could blockchain shape the future of decentralised energy? Pierre Telep, Renewable Energy Senior Specialist at Green Climate Fund, looks into the Internet of Energy. Crypto assets, a new class of...
Advisory board members of the 18th annual African Utility Week – a gathering of over 7,500 attendees from more than 90 countries taking place this year on 15-17 May...
With the evolution of Africa’s electricity industry, utilities are adding more smart devices and automation to make smarter decisions, writes Mlungisi Mkhwanazi, Director of Africa Utilities Technology Council. Applications for...