Smart grids

low voltage

The value of solar data services for low voltage network operations

The IEEE Smart Grid will host a webinar on the utilisation of solar forecasting data for proactive management of low voltage (LV) networks.
telecom operators

Policy support is key for the adoption of smart grid technologies

A new report reveals that in terms of the smart grid solar PV is the most popular technology to use net metering for grid connection.
USTDA

Cote d’Ivoire pilot to reduce energy losses globally

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has selected EnerNex as a partner for grid modernisation project in Cote d’Ivoire.
grid power

Blackout alert: WAMPAC solution for complex grids

Network complexity has pushed enhancement of monitoring and control by Wide Area Monitoring Protection and Control (WAMPAC), an enabler of the Smart Grid.
French companies

Ten French companies to feature at African Utility Week

Business France, the French Trade Commission, will once again be taking part with ten French companies at African Utility Week in Cape Town. 
EDS partnerships

EDS Switchboards: Partnerships for a smarter energy market

EDS Switchboards' partnerships meet the demands of the present and future of power distribution boards, metering and automation for South Africa and Africa.
smart

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.

Interoperability is critically important for future smart meter rollouts

The future of open standards for smart metering rollouts will focus on interoperability, states Mark Ossel, Board Member, Open Smart Grid Protocol Alliance (OSGP Alliance).
AMI

Pairing existing telecom infrastructure with AMI

For electricity and gas utilities, the adoption of smart meters and AMI has been largely driven by regulatory efforts to enable a carbon-free energy system.
electric distribution networks

Automatic reclosing 101: Secrets uncovered

The seemingly simple technology of automatically closing circuit breakers after interrupting a fault is brutally effective in increasing network reliability.

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