2019 – Issue 5

ESI Africa Edition 5 2019

This issue of ESI Africa embarks on a journey of discovery! Read articles on pushing the limits of smart energy, load demand...
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?
electrical distribution systems

How to improve your network reliability

Martin van der Linde, Global Marketing Manager at NOJA Power writes about how utilities can improve the reliability of their distribution networks.
smart energy app

Pushing smarts to the edge: Tap an app

Landis+Gyr's VP of portfolio management notes that consumers and utilities are now discovering that a multitude of functions can be enabled with apps.
Utility-telecom

Twelve reasons to transform utility distribution networks

Electric utilities can transform their assets from utility-infrastructure to utility-telecom to optimise through the reuse of networks to generate revenue.
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.

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