2019 – Municipal utilities focus

Municipal utilities focus 2019

In our focus on municipal utilities this year, we delve into how industry professionals can build the power utility of the future,...
Municipalities

Municipalities geared to embrace the fourth industrial revolution

“As municipalities we need to reflect on our performance, design and internal strategies that will focus to establish the positive councils with visionary and accountable leadership,” said AMEU President.
IoT, 4IR

Finding the leading edge is within our grasp

Issue 4-2019's editorial calls on leaders to address four key areas: unemployment, climate change, Internet of Everything, and regional trade in Africa.
wind energy

Meeting the challenges of DER integration

Spurred on by this investment, renewable and distributed energy resources (DER) are now becoming an increasing part of the energy generation mix.
buildings

The emergence of grid-interactive buildings

Energy demand is growing at 5% per annum, and once buildings become the home for charging stations for electric vehicles, demand may increase by a further 15 to 20% per annum.

The virtual power plant market in real terms

The virtual power plant market formd part of the solutions that ensure the power utilities to remain on par with the unfolding fourth industrial revolution.
Transport

Transporting customers through data analysis

ESI Africa asked Ald. Felicity Purchase, the City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Transport, about the impact of 4IR on the transport sphere.
4IR

How to appreciate the impact of the 4IR on customer service

4IR - driven by digital technology, has the ability to integrate biological, physical and digital elements to enable faster decision-making.
power utility

Building the power utility of the future, today

Smart City infrastructure, Internet of Things, and low orbit satellite systems, are the factors to buildign the power utility of the future, today.
Refilwe Mokgosi AMEU president

Women in Energy: No room for complacency says AMEU president

The AMEU president, Refilwe Mokgosi, is a role model for women as she sets high goals and expects nothing less than “great!” results from hard work.

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