climate change

Op-Ed: Electricity access must be climate resilient

Climate change impacts are now part and parcel of electricity system management, and this calls for climate resilient planning in energy access.

Did somebody say distributed / decentralised?

How can Nigeria increase access to electricity? The answer may lie in decentralised energy policy – a keynote topic at Future Energy Nigeria.

Op-Ed: Forces for sustainable energy are technology and political will

At the World Energy Congress, underway in Abu Dhabi, industry experts have noted that sustainable energy will be achieved through three key elements.

Democratisation of energy will enable Africans to move into the digital...

Democratisation of energy is necessary to enable Africans to move into the digital age, writes Sabine Dall’Omo, CEO of Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa.
decentralised renewables

How decentralised renewables are creating jobs

Power for All issued its first annual jobs census measuring employment from decentralised renewables for rural electrification in Africa and Asia.

Realise your energy future

Landis+Gyr seeks to simplify the transformation of the energy sector brought on by digitalisation, decarbonisation and decentralisation.
Tomorrow’s Rural Home

The Big Question | the 4th industrial revolution

The revenue model on which utility businesses are based is under threat from the shifting industry norms. The 4th industrial revolution is underway and...

Africa could revolutionise the energy sector through smart power innovation

Within developing economies, including Africa, there are growing opportunities to implement new technologies and localised energy generation systems, that could lead to innovation that...

Electricorns influence the ultimate utility model

Apart from the energy sector being the overlord of demand and supply of electricity, it plays an important role in the provision of food...

Tomorrow’s smart cities will need equally smart utilities

Insights provided by Hannes Venter, Industry Advisor: Utilities at SAP Africa. SAP will be returning to African Utility Week in 2018 as a Gold...

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