State of emergency declared after Mauritius oil spill

Intolerance for fossil fuels has grown after the 300-meter long vessel, en route to Brazil from China, started leaking destructive diesel oil.
African Utility Week

AUW & POWERGEN Africa: The (digital) show will go on!

The postponed live, in person edition of this leading conference and exhibition at the Cape Town International Convention Centre will take place from 11-13 May 2021.
smart grid

Egyptian state utility to create Middle East’s first-ever smart grid

State-owned Egyptian Electricity Holding Company will transform its electricity grid into a smart grid with the help of Schneider Electric.
modems

Mauritius Central Electricity Board seeks 40,000 smart meters

In Mauritius, the Central Electricity Board has released a tender for the supply of 40,000 smart meters complete with modems.
Bank of Egypt

IFC and National Bank of Egypt partner to strengthen cleantech entrepreneurship

IFC is partnering with the National Bank of Egypt and MSMEDA to strengthen the country's clean technology entrepreneurship sector.
Mauritius

Mauritius Central Electricity Board seeks 3k smart meters

In Mauritius, power generation and distribution agency the Central Electricity Board has issued a tender for the supply of smart meters.
advanced metering

IFC fund to accelerate smart meter adoption in Egypt

IFC is investing up to $10 million in a local Egyptian company to help it expand installation of digital prepaid and smart electricity meters.
affordable clean energy

Battery rental project powers affordable energy in Sierra Leone

Researchers from the University of Sheffield are delivering affordable, clean energy to remote communities in Sierra Leone as part of a pioneering new project.
Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi firms merge and become one of the largest utility...

Abu Dhabi utilities have collaborated to form what they are calling one of the largest integrated utility company in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
smart metering prepayment

From stand-alone to fully integrated smart metering prepayment solution

The electricity distribution sector is one of the most vital sectors for local authorities, as it constitutes a direct source of revenue for the treasury.

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