2020 – Issue 2
Research and Development
The ESI Africa logo on the front cover of this edition takes on a visual representation of our support for the industry in times of crisis management.
Full deployment of smart grid technology benefits will far outweigh the rollout costs for energy utilities, who find their business model at a crossroads.
African Utility Week, along with ESI Africa, has spent the past two decades closely mirroring the growth of Africa's energy, power and water value chains.
It is estimated that some 83 million Nigerians do not have access to modern electricity. In response to this challenge, the mini-grid market has taken hold.
The rapid adoption of renewable resources calls for the need of dispatchable generation resources to maintain the stability of the grid.
This article outlines the best O&M strategies that can be applied to maintain the longevity of hydropower plants through a step-by-step approach.