Digital Energy Festival for Africa

About Digital Energy Festival for Africa 2020

Date: 20th October - 26th November 2020 Registration is open - Register now!
Digitisation is a 'must' to manage the network complexity

Digitisation is a ‘must’ to manage the network’s complexity

The integration of distributed resources to the electricity network opens an opportunity for utilities to move to digitisation.
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PRIME Alliance open standards integral to Egypt’s mass meter project

El Sewedy Electrometer was among the meter providers that contributed in Egypt's mass meter project, deploying a total of 63,000 meters.
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Doing business in Africa not a one-size-fits-all proposition

When you move into a new business space when doing business in Africa, you have to learn that corporate culture.
SEforALL backs mini-grid deployment in Sierra Leone and Madagascar

Solar power is Africa’s lucrative answer to energy access

The importance of and opportunities surrounding the delivery of solar power to displaced communities in Africa is linked to the broader goal of closing the energy gap.
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Decision to extend Koeberg’s plant life was a “no-brainer”

It is also a key part of the project to ensure that Koeberg complies with the National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) requirements for life extension.
Smart meter solutions: Latest advancement from G3-PLC

Smart meter solutions: Latest advancement from G3-PLC

Based on the success of the technology, G3-PLC has become the de facto PLC technology that is used within Eskom.
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Five ways we see Africa’s energy sector evolving

The recent Digital African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa was the perfect opportunity to hone our digital skills to present a virtual conference and the get-together turned into a snapshot of where Africa’s energy sector is at.
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Conlog: Utilities going digital means better customer engagement

Utilities turn to digitisation not just to keep up with a world stepping onto the fourth industrial revolution, but because it makes business sense.

Scaling mini-grids can support energy access in Africa

Regulation is currently the largest barrier to scale: without radical improvement in the regulatory process it will take 140 years for regulators to approve the 140,000 minigrids needed to reach universal electrification, says the COO of AMDA, Jessica Stephens.
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Cape Town’s digital tools to curb illegal power connections

Spying on illegal connection thieves via drones, geo-location apps to call out meter-tampering, and viable EVs are in Cape Town's digital toolbox.

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