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Roundtable 26 May: Building Wakanda: Separating fact from fiction

During his State of the Nation address in February 2021, South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa announced the formation of a number of smart city developments for the country.

The Digital Dialogues – Join the conversation

Enlit Africa and ESI Africa are joining forces to produce a series of virtual roundtables – The Digital Dialogues. Apply to secure your free-to-attend seat.
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Ask an expert: How to enable EV growth through smart solutions

Lucy Electric explores the solutions to overcome the EV growth challenge, which puts pressure on already highly utilised assets, especially in dense urban areas.
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Commentary: Smart cities play integral role in urban sustainability

Smart cities are much more than a city that is digitally enabled and teeming with technology. Smart cities are cities that centre innovation in all its forms in fulfilling their purpose and promote best practices in urban sustainability.
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Global pandemic highlights battle of cities for cleaner air

The 2021 edition of REN21’s Renewables in Cities Global Status Report shows the number of cities who have enforced partial or complete bans on fossil fuel jumped five-fold during 2020.

View of a sustainable grid for the future – video

Engineering expertise enabling utility networks to meet their responsibilities to support sustainable, secure and affordable energy.

Cities have one chance to leverage pandemic for sustainability

March 2021 marks one year since the WHO declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Cities are now on the front line of this crisis, with dwindling economic activity, high infection rates, and inadequate resources.

Stellenbosch sets goal to be the first municipality without loadshedding

A South African municipality boasts having some of the brightest minds in the energy sector right on its doorstep to lead the race to generate and purchase electricity from IPPs.
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Renewables, energy storage and the future of smart cities

"Without sustainability, the smart cities we envision are likely to remain closer to fiction than reality," Seydou Kane, managing director for Eaton Africa.
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Enel, Schneider and WEF publish first toolkit for net-zero cities

Schneider Electric, the Enel Group and World Economic Forum have published the first deliverable of the Net Zero Carbon Cities – Systemic Efficiency Initiative.

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