Data

Data breaches are becoming a common phenomenon in South Africa

Data breaches are becoming a common phenomenon in South Africa

Data breaches are now a common phenomenon with Nedbank, Momentum, Lombard Insurance, Experian and Stefanutti Stocks making headline news.
Is grid modernisation success hidden in data analytics?

Is grid modernisation success hidden in data analytics?

Big data analytics continues to be a top deployment priority for businesses as its use will help them remain competitive while accelerating innovation.
distribution utilities

SparkMeter to modernise distribution utilities in Africa and Asia

SparkMeter has closed $12m Series A financing to launch digital solutions to improve revenue collection for distribution utilities in emerging markets.
Kenya Power improves customer service.

Kenya Power customers can pay for electricity using Bonga Points

Kenya Power has partnered with a mobile network operator, Safaricom, to enable its customers to pay for electricity through Bonga Points.

Is your organisation complying with data protection laws?

Best practice in the protection of personal information will become increasingly important as pan-African trade picks up, and as African countries seek to boost exports internationally.
smart metering

From stand-alone to fully integrated smart metering prepayment solution

Review of a case study into smart metering aiding the electricity distribution sector through a fully integrated prepaid auto-billing system.
energy theft

Colombian utility identifies a way to reduce energy theft

Megger’s TDR2050 helps reduce energy theft as it can be connected to an energised network and eliminate the effect of the dead zone.

Business model at a crossroads: Which way do African utilities turn?

Full deployment of smart grid technology benefits will far outweigh the rollout costs for energy utilities, who find their business model at a crossroads.

Op-Ed: Why cloud technology is inseparable from our daily lives

Speculation, predictions and technology foresight are everywhere. But when it comes to cloud technology, here is a slightly different take.
west africa

West Africa: World Bank to fund strenghtening of data and statistics

The World Bank has allocated $379 million in International Development Association credits and grants to help strengthen statistical systems in West Africa.

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