Transmission

Ghana

Asia-Pacific sees mid-year rise in T&D tenders

In July 2019, there were 300 T&D project tenders announced in the Asia-Pacific region, marking a rise of 16% over the last 12-month average of 258.
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Reducing transmission and distribution technical losses is possible, says Toshiba

Toshiba is on a mission to share their expertise with African countries by advising in terms of reducing transmission and distribution technical losses.

Kenya Power enhances capacity at Garissa substation

Kenya Power has installed a 2.5MVA transformer at the Garissa substation to enhance its capacity and ensure enough supply to Garissa town and its environs.
ECOWAS Regional Electricity Access Project

Foundations finally laid for OMVG interconnection project

President Adama Barrow has laid the foundation stone of the OMVG Energy Project's Interconnection Component, which will house Soma substation.
South African energy market

Interconnection blueprint

ECOWAS is on track to bolster interconnection efforts through the Master Plan for the Development of Regional Power Generation and Transmission Infrastructure 2019 – 2033.
West Africa

How to capture the value of transmission projects

By Elsie Mbugua, director at Leadwood Energy in Kenya and Mark Hughes, a partner with 3 M Energy Advisors in UK
Umeme

Tender: Rural Electrification Authority to construct transmission lines

The government of Kenya has received a credit from the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) toward the cost of the Kenya Electricity Expansion...

Technology is your utility’s best friend

Ahead of the African Utility Week conference, ESI Africa spoke with Mlungisi Mkhwanazi, Director of the Africa Utilities Technology Council (AUTC), to voice his...
KenGen

Future Energy East Africa celebrates 20 years in Nairobi

Access to energy and the speed at which the region is achieving this is a strong theme of the 20th edition of the Future...
tariff hikes

Africa’s power pools can capture energy trade

Energy trade conveys powerful message Grania Rubomboras presented a case study on the status of the Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya (ZTK) power interconnector last month...

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