2020 – Smart Energy Focus
Let’s debate whether Africa is ready for a smart energy transition. Do these success stories show that we are already underway?
Bifacial solar technology results in an overall increase in energy generation of the asset, but also calls for unique financing writes UL.
Big data analytics enables the energy utility sector to optimise power generation and planning. But this is not always a smooth sailing practice.
By mid-April 2020, 13 African countries had announced free electricity as part of their COVID-19 crisis for poor households.
The uptake of sensors and smart devices has set the electricity sector firmly on the edge of digitalisation. Where does blockchain fit into this unfolding smart grid scenario?