2019 – Issue 3

Innovation

The missing elements to drive decarbonisation

Renewable energy is increasingly powering the world, but erratic policymaking is holding the sector back from its potential contribution to cutting carbon pollution and meeting...
distribution networks

Six areas of study to strengthen the utility distribution network

The proliferation of distributed generation (DG) has led to concerns around the effect or impact of this integration on the planning and...
free trade agreement

Africa’s bumpy route to smart meter adoption

Smart meters are emerging as potential game changers, revitalising the entire electric industry. These meters are not only playing a vital role in improving customer...
Distributed PV

Financial hurdles in scaling up solar for C&I customers

Sub-Saharan Africa is fertile ground for solar because of its immense energy deficit and crumbling infrastructure. At present, the region (excluding South Africa) has only...

Novel concept to detect non-technical losses

The distribution of electricity is plagued by a certain amount of loss of power, whether through technical or non-technical losses (NTL). This...

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