Technology

SANEDI electric motor energy

SANEDI to conduct study assessing electric motor energy consumption

The South African National Energy Development Institute is expanding its Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling Programme to study the energy use of motors and suggest new Minimum Energy Performance Standards.
Oyster Bay wind farm

Oyster Bay 140MW wind farm ready for operation

The Enel Green Power RSA 140MW Oyster Bay wind farm, situated in South Africa's Eastern Cape, undertook rigorous safety protocols to reach successful commercial operation.
Nigeria minigrid

Nigeria: Innovative financing and minigrids connecting thousands

CrossBoundary’s project financing structure has enabled PowerGen to develop a portfolio of 28 distributed renewable energy systems and secure $9m in construction financing from Oikocredit, Triodos Investment Management, and EDFI ElectriFI.
Mobile solar energy storage

Mobile solar energy storage unit developer gets a $1.4 million grant

Battery and energy storage firm, AceOn has been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the Innovate UK Energy Catalyst 8 Fund to accelerate development work on its mobile solar energy storage unit.
clean energy

Huawei commits to a greener and more sustainable future

Huawei has reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring that innovation enables sustainable development and building a greener, intelligent world. At a recent forum hosted by the telecommunications giant, Huawei Chairman, Liang Hua highlighted the organisations commitment.
SEFA funding

Winch Energy seeks $2.1 million to fund renewable energy technology

Winch Energy, an off-grid utilities provider, is looking to raise up to $2.1 million through a crowdfunding campaign to accelerate the installation of renewable energy technology in Sierra Leone and Uganda.
Open Africa Power

Enel Foundation launches 2021 edition of Open Africa Power

The Enel Foundation this week kicked off the Digital African module of Open Africa 2021, the fourth edition of their educational programme.
Electric vehicle

uYilo eMobility Kick Start Fund open for 2021 proposals

uYilo eMobility, an initiative of the Technology Innovation Agency to enable, facilitate and mobilise electric vehicle mobility in South Africa, has launched their 2021 uYilo Kick Start Fund. The fund, for eMobility and related projects, aims to assist projects in this sector reach commercialisation into the market.
IEEMA Pavilion

Cutting edge technology at IEEMA Pavilion – Enlit Africa

A range of companies will showcase state-of-the-art technologies and solutions at the Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA) pavilion hosted during Enlit Africa digital event on 8-10 June.
triumphs

A splash of triumphs – editor’s column

The journal that you’ve been following for years, or newly discovered, is quietly celebrating twenty-five years in the industry.

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