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New Zealand: Powerco to trial wireless power transmission technology

Kiwi start-up Emrod claims to have developed the world’s first long-range, high-power, wireless power transmission as an alternative to existing copper line technology.

Next-gen grid architecture: A prerequisite for grid modernisation

In this article, grid architecture is examined as an intended aid in managing the complexity of the grid modernisation process.
regional interconnection

World Bank programme to enable electricity trade in West Africa

The World Bank Board approved a total of $300 million in credits and grants to support reforms that will help promote electricity trade in West Africa.

Eskom: Storms caused damage to network infrastructure in Cape Town

Eskom is experiencing a high number of faults in greater Cape Town and parts of the Western Cape after the recent storms caused severe damage to network infrastructure.
Umeme

Op-Ed: Electricity is an essential service during COVID-19 crisis

Electricity is an essential service, yet its profile in the context of the COVID-19 global health emergency has been well below that of others.
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India looks into privatising electricity distribution companies

COVID-19 has impacted the revenues of the electricity distribution companies in India, as such government is considering privatising the distributors.
Juba

“City of darkness” no longer – AfDB supported electricity project lights...

The African Development Bank's $38 million Juba Power Distribution System Rehabilitation and Expansion Project is almost completed according to a release by...
grid flexibility

Nigeria: Proposed free electricity supply is not feasible

The implementation of the proposed two-month free electricity supply to Nigerians is unlikely to materialise due to the structure of the electricity supply industry in the country.
grid flexibility

Grid reliability in SSA is a neglected gem

In many sub-Saharan African countries, urban access rates are relatively high – and in these settings, the primary issue is poor grid reliability.
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DEWA achieves new world record in customer electricity services

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has achieved a new world record in electricity Customer Minutes Lost (CML) per year.

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