2020 – Issue 4

What caught the Ed's eye in Issue 4-2020 of ESI Africa?

ESI Africa Edition 4 2020

In the last issue for 2020, ESI Africa offers you a look into trending topics including grid modernisation, the global transformer market,...
PIVOTING TO DIGITAL

Pivoting to digital to improve your utility cash flow

A fundamental objective for any utility is to keep non-technical losses low. Pivoting to digital can improve your utility cash flow advises Conlog.
Virtual

Ed’s letter: Virtual engagements…seize the day!

The COVID-19 crisis has opened the ‘virtual’ door for productive engagements with power and energy experts from around the world.
finance gensets

Innovative finance model makes gensets pay for themselves

SustainPower launched its range of PRAMAC rich-burn industrial standby gas generators, made by world-leading generator manufacturer Generac.

Turnkey solution: New power boiler designs

The introduction of ACTOM's MicroGen power boiler is suited to renewable fibrous-biomass fuel and industrial co-generation applications.
Vexila African first: 765kV composite insulator

Vexila African first: 765kV composite insulator

Vexila is delighted to confirm the successful development of its very own 765kV composite long rod insulator of African origin.
financial close

Financial close: The moment of empowerment

Financial close is a lender’s and an infrastructure project’s moment of truth, explains Roland Janssens, director at Ninety One, which manages the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund.
renewable energy boards

Why renewable energy boards need a technical person

Generally, the majority of renewable energy asset boards are commercially and legally very knowledgeable, but they lack technical experience.
pandemic

Peer-to-peer: Utilities talk pandemic, digital and finance

Expert partners to utilities share valuable general advice on preparing for a post-pandemic power and energy market.
Awarding excellence

African Power, Energy & Water Industry: Awarding excellence

The seventh edition of the awards honoured the most remarkable and inspiring energy projects and power pioneers on the continent.
municipal model

Is the SA municipal model still relevant?

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the relevance of municipal services in supporting economic growth in South Africa.

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