Technology

industrial revolution policy

The pace of technology shapes the industrial revolution, not policy

Technology—embrace or fear it but don’t ignore the fourth industrial revolution and its ability to transform your daily life and African economies.
smart meter hackathon

Tech applications open for Lagos Smart Meter Hackathon 2020

Nigeria's tech community is invited to take part in a smart meter hackathon aimed at developing and delivering metering hardware and software systems. Deadline for submissions is 28 August 2020.
Initiate Young Talent Challenge 2019 winning team from Strathmore University

Initiate Young Talent Challenge: Innovators in energy talk efficiency

Project Lead for Initiate Africa, Naz Fredericks interviews two members of the Initiate Young Talent Challenge winning team from Strathmore University.
giving for infrastructure development

The ethos of giving: Infrastructure is more than bricks and mortar

Unpacking the ethos of giving and development of the invisible infrastructure that supports civil society in Africa through corporate social responsibility.
smart grids

Bits to watts for a fully connected smart grid

Electric power companies want to improve quality and efficiency by deploying data centres and reconstructing management platforms to create smart grids.
COVID

COVID-19: Meeting the challenges of working from home

Stefan Mayer, Managing Director at Corporate AV Integration writes about the challenges of working from home during the outbreak of COVID-19.

Technology can help people out in high-risk evacuations

Technology such as adaptive exit lighting and dynamic exit signage can direct occupants to an alternative exit point in high-risk evacuations.
JinkoSolar Tiger Module

What to expect from JinkoSolar 460Wp modules-and-beyond?

JinkoSolar launched its new flagship module Tiger at All-Energy Australia 2019. The module includes upgraded PERC half cut cell based on 9...
Garissa

New Tiger module with tiling ribbon technology unveiled from JinkoSolar

JinkoSolar officially launched a new high-efficiency Tiger module using 9-busbar Mono PERC and Tiling Ribbon (TR) technology at All-Energy Australia 2019.
smart meter hackathon

The Big Question: Is Nigeria embracing the 4IR?

Nigeria is no stranger to an industry revolution – having taken the route to privatisation and unbundling its energy market but are they embracing the 4IR?

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