South Africa

South Africa’s energy future “uncertain” warn experts

Energy experts Ted Blom and Dr Grové Steyn, who serve on the country's presidential task team on South African utility Eskom, partook in a panel discussion at the African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa conference and exhibition in Cape Town covering issues relating to the future of Eskom, the planned unbundling of the utility and energy in a future with climate change.

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa: Day 3 highlights

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa are two of the biggest shows on the continent, and highlights both the new technologies, and opportunities in rapidly developing markets. Here are the highlights from Day 3.
power utilities

Scenarios whitepaper: The African energy revolution

A brand new study into the future of African power utilities and the challenges they face has highlighted four possible scenarios of...
cape town

Cape Town: Informal residents prefer cell phone charging over household lighting

"Its about doing it in a safe and sustainable manner," this are the words of Mary Haw Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy...
Africa microgrids

Eaton to share insights on reliable, sustainable energy at African Utility...

Eaton Africa will be highlighting how it enables the drive to provide reliable and sustainable electricity access for all during African Utility Week, taking place from 14 to 16 May 2019 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) in Cape Town, South Africa.
south africa

Skills shortages in South Africa

Roula Inglesi-Lotz, associate professor, Department of Economics, University of Pretoria and president of the South African Association for Energy Economics (SAAEE), discusses...
African Utility Week

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa: Day 2 highlights

Energy experts Ted Blom and Dr Grové Steyn, who serves on the Presidential Task Team on Eskom,...
SCADA market

Codra goes to African Utility Week 2019 to sustain South African...

This is a unique opportunity to meet South African power, water and energy industry major companies to bring our expertise to sustain South African...
access to electricity

Enel publishes new book on how to improve access to energy

Africa is endowed with one of the world’s most significant renewable energy potential, estimated by IEA in 300,000 GW for solar pv...

Rwandan startup to provide solar-powered digital services to low income Ugandans

ARED, the Rwanda based Platform as a Service start-up known for its ‘Smart Business in a Box’ solar powered kiosks, has set...

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