distribution networks

Ikeja Electric to reward whistle blowers about energy theft

Nigeria's electricity distributor Ikeja Electric has introduced incentives for whistle blowers who report on meter tampering and energy thieves within its network.
grid electricity

India to upgrade rural power distribution networks

The government of India has secured a $300 million loan to upgrade rural power distribution networks in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
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.

Konexa snaps up AfDB “African Utility of the Future” competition

Winning company Konexa named during final panel of Africa Energy Form 2020, receiving the prize fund of $5,000.

AUDA-NEPAD and AfDB report new milestone in Africa’s energy masterplan

AUDA-NEPAD and AfDB have released recommendations of a baseline study that looked into the development of a continental transmission network.
Electricity Company of Ghana to use drones network inspections

Electricity Company of Ghana to use drones for network inspections

The Electricity Company of Ghana has deployed 15 drones to conduct routine inspections on its networks and verify the completion of works.
Digital Energy Festival to exhibit wireless transmission project

Digital Energy Festival to exhibit wireless transmission project

The world’s first-ever long-range wireless power transmission project will be showcased at the Digital Energy Festival on 21 October.
power transformer market

The global power transformer market overview

The rise of expansive fund flows for electrification programmes is creating growth avenues for the transformer component business.
GE Grid Solutions secures a $47 million contract for a substation project in Benin.

GE Grid Solutions takes on Benin’s high-voltage substation project

GE Grid Solutions secures a $47 million contract in Benin, to supply four substations, including GIS and seven substation extensions.
Kangnas Wind Farm energises its main transformer

South Africa: Kangnas Wind Farm energises its main transformer

The 140MW Kangnas Wind Farm, on the outskirts of Springbok, celebrated the successful energisation of its main transformer this week.

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