distributed energy resources

biogas entrepreneurs

Op-ed: Why African biogas entrepreneurs don’t get support

Most governments are yet to provide the requisite incentives that would stimulate a market for biogas entrepreneurs and demand for biogas technologies.
off-grid solar

Op-Ed: Is SA’s energy dark ages set to end after SONA...

Dr Sam Duby, TFE Energy's Africa Director, asks whether the 2020 SONA is the first shaft of light heralding the end of South Africa’s energy dark ages.
video

Embedded generation standards mark progress for South Africa’s ESI

In this video, our editor shares with you one of the latest trending stories on ESI Africa, which covers a code for embedded generation installation.
Democratisation

China to take DERs to new heights – earth’s orbit

China is planning to solve the majority of challenges experienced in solar power, by taking clean power generation into orbit.
Yackov Dar

How smart grids enable utilities to become better service providers

Yackov Dar, managing director of PCMA, uses the example of smart grid technology enabling utilities to notify customers of an outage ahead of time,...
renewables market

How energy projects can secure funding in Africa

A lack of adequate funding and planning, and procrastination by utilities to adopt new business models are some of the factors hindering the growth...

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