distributed energy

energy access

Shell Foundation and DFC collaborating to accelerate energy access

UK charity Shell Foundation and US based International Development Finance Corporation are collaborating to bring affordable renewable energy to more than 5 million people in low-income areas of Africa and Asia by 2025.
PV industry

Response to Eskom CEO’s comments on distributed generation

SAPVIA welcomes comments made by Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter recently in support of an increased distributed generation license exemption cap and explains why this is important.
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.
Microgrid

Microgrid controls spending soars as distributed energy assets expand

More than $14 billion will be invested in microgrid controls technologies within the next decade, according to a new report.
Micro-grid

New coalition to power 1bn people with sustainable energy by 2030

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced the formation of a global coalition aimed at providing sustainable energy for one billion people within this decade.
data centre EADC Nairobi

Largest data centre for East Africa to be sun-powered

Mettle Solar and Distributed Power (DPA) have announced a joint investment into a solar power plant to power the largest data centre in East Africa.
grid defection

Resist or embrace, grid defection can’t be ignored

Combined distributed generation and storage, give a customer the option to go from grid connected to grid defected. What are utilities to do?
Distributed PV

The big question: The future skyline of energy generation in cities

The Big Question we asked the experts is: What are Africa's cities and metros doing to encourage the uptake of distributed energy resources?
Access to energy strategy

Access to energy strategy delivers a decentralised market in Africa

ENGIE Africa has announced that it has successfully accelerated the Access to Energy strategy that it launched in 2018 across nine countries.
Low-carbon economy

All energy companies will be affected by clean energy transitions

“No energy company will be unaffected by clean energy transitions,” according to IEA's Executive Director, Dr Fatih Birol.

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