Lenah Mabusela, one of Globeleq South Africa’s power engineers, talks about the importance of the country celebrating Youth Day as well as diversity in the renewable energy sector.
In an exclusive interview, Vuyo Matiwane, grid manager at BTE Renewables, shares that testing and commissioning can be a challenging time as it is the most critical part of the project.
Women in Energy
We caught up with Nigerian-based Oghosa Erhahon to find out more about her belief in volunteering, the meaning of digitalisation. and changes in funding the African energy and power market in the years ahead.
The agribusiness sector is constantly innovating, constantly doing things that will improve it, make it better, and solar drying systems are just the beginning states Habiba Ali from Sosai in Nigeria.
"Even though the renewable sector embraces equality, it is still hard work," shares Sulana de Jager in an exclusive interview with ESI Africa on being a woman in the energy sector.
"You can often find me in a turbine or inspecting a substation," said Leona Smith in an exclusive interview with ESI Africa on being a woman in the energy sector.
We spoke with Mandy Rambharos, General Manager: Just Energy Transition office, Eskom about the energy transition in Africa.
Women in Energy
Engineering is a key driver for sustainable development, yet its full workforce potential is not being utilised as less than 10% of engineers in SSA are women.
The African energy sector needs women and young people. This sentiment prompted EWiEn and RES4Africa to collaborate in capacity building opportunities.
GWEC and GWNET have selected 15 participants from 11 countries to take part in the Women in Wind Global Leadership Programme.