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The African Power & Energy Elites 2020

The African Power & Energy Elites recognises industry-specific projects and leaders that are shaping the African power and energy markets. Projects featured in the publication are those setting the benchmarks in their respective regions, giving readers insights into their planning and execution.

ESI Africa Edition 1 2019

ESI Africa Edition 1 2019 In this issue, you will find grabbing headlines that cover financing transmission projects, eco-transportation,...

ESI Africa Edition 5 2018

In the last issue for 2018 you will find articles giving you a clear view on Africa as a potential investment market. There is...

ESI Africa Edition 4 2018

Technology innovation and the uptake of decentralised renewable energy (DRE) are key themes in ESI Africa edition 4 2018 where improvements deliver robust mechanisms...
thermal power

New decade: Will thermal drown in the wake of clean power?

During the early days of energy supply, thermal power ruled the generation technology mix. It was reliable, robust and cheap. But that dominance is ending.

EdTech companies to advance ICT in the education system

The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT is supporting 12 EdTech companies to advance ICT skills in Africa.
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WEBINAR: Open discussion on the status of Africa’s power generation

The lack of power generation in Africa remains an issue. Join the experts in this webinar to unpack the threats and opportunities this market presents.

East beats West in the rural electrification race

Watch the video clip as our editor shares her excitement about an east African country making inroads on its rural electrification programme.

IHA launches $1m HESG assessment fund for hydropower projects

The Hydropower Sustainability ESG Assessment Fund (HESG) will award $1.02 million to 40 or more hydropower projects between 2020 and 2024.

Webinar 12 March: Risks of the STS TID Rollover

Join Conlog and ESI Africa in a live discussion which will unpack the risks associated with the TID rollover and identify the measures you can implement to mitigate those risks.
Open market

The value of an open market pushes regulatory boundaries

An open market in South Africa will enhance electricity consumers' ability to generate power for own, which is currently reined in by outdated regulation.
off-grid solar

Op-Ed: Is SA’s energy dark ages set to end after SONA...

Dr Sam Duby, TFE Energy's Africa Director, asks whether the 2020 SONA is the first shaft of light heralding the end of South Africa’s energy dark ages.

Embedded generation standards mark progress for South Africa’s ESI

In this video, our editor shares with you one of the latest trending stories on ESI Africa, which covers a code for embedded generation installation.

Students tell all about Open Africa Power 2020 experience

Three students that participated in Enel Foundation's Open Africa Power 2020 programme, give their impression of the programme.

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