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African Utility of the Future

$5,000 prize for African Utility of the Future competition winner

The African Development Bank and EnergyNet have created the African Utility of Future competition enabling teams to compete for a $5,000 prize. Submission deadline of 6 November 2020.

10 steps to smarter digital planning for utilities, infographic

A 10-step cheat sheet full of hints, tips and practical advice for utilities who are embarking on a digital transformation project. View infographic
The growth in utility management interest occurred after Eskom said rotational power outages were here to stay until at least March 2022.

Ed’s letter: Preparing for a decade of smart energy action

Let’s debate whether Africa is ready for a smart energy transition. Do these success stories show that we are already underway?

TID rollover in 2024: “Utilities have very little time left”

Conlog's R&D manager explains the risks associated with the STS TID metering rollover, which will affect municipalities, utitilities and sub-contractors.
supply chain

DTI and CSIR collaborate on growing greener industries

Industrial efficiency conference addresses smart energy solutions, smart factories and digital platforms for eco-innovation and growing greener industries.

Getting communities on board for utilities’ digital transformation is not easy...

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa Day 2: SMART ENERGY: Getting communities on board for utilities’ digital transformation needed but not easy
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Ed’s Note: It’s a busy month for the energy sector in...

The month of May is officially National Energy Month in South Africa. How apt that it overlaps with today’s national elections.
energy efficiency

Digitisation saves energy

Barry Bredenkamp, General Manager Energy Efficiency for the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI), explains how the digital era is contributing...

ADD Grup partners for smart meter production in Egypt

ADD GRUP together with UAE company HERMAS and Egyptian organisation Maasara Company for Engineering Industries have announced a smart meter production agreement in Egypt. As...
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SolarEdge and Huawei battle out patent infringement lawsuit

In response to a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Israel-based solar PV inverter manufacturer SolarEdge, Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei responded claiming there is no...

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