2019 – Generation Focus

Generation Focus 2019

In this year’s focus on generation, the South Africa Integrated Resource Plan 2019 takes centre stage as it supports a diverse energy...
Kinyerezi power plant. Tanzania

Innovation secures reliable EPC services for your power plants

Toshiba's Integrated Engineering Tool enables the provision of reliable EPC services from across the globe to enhance the customer’s project.

The Big Question: Predictions for 2020

We connected with industry stakeholders to ask The Big Question: What are your top predictions for 2020, with a message to stakeholders for the year ahead?
wind power capacity

Is developing the wind energy market warranted?

This article highlights the revolution brought on by bringing wind power onto the energy system, based on a webinar 'Speeding up wind energy growth'.
Atlas Casablanca

Safeguarding your solar PV modules: part two

In Issue 4 2019, we explored part one of how damage to solar modules can occur and the prevention techniques. Read on for part two of this instalment.
Mambilla

Elevating hydropower to meet generation demand

The International Hydropower Association anticipates Africa’s hydropower installed capacity to grow by about 4,700MW over the next two to three years.
Nuclear

Emerging nuclear energy markets

In Western Europe, nuclear power accounts for almost 27% of total electricity. In Northern Europe, it’s about 18% and in Africa 2.4%.
Biogas

Biogas: The case for global market growth

Although there is already a wide application of biogas technologies around the world, the industry is still in the early stages of development.
IRP

IRP2019 making hay from coal while the sun shines

The IRP2019 supports a diverse energy mix and sets out nine policy interventions to ensure the security of South Africa’s electricity supply industry.
Kenyan renewable energy expert wins GWEC revolutionary award

Renewable energy is not the future, it’s the present!

Wangari Muchiri was named a 2019 Obama Leader for Africa and recognised at Africa Science Week for her role in breaking barriers for women in STEM.
2019

2019, an eventful year lays foundation for progress

The ESI Africa journal has travelled far and wide during 2019, and you may have received a personal copy or met with me at one of the many events we attend.

Latest Feature