consumer demands

New energy consumer demands and how to fulfil them

Nicholas Nhede looks at the new energy consumer, what utility customers are demanding, factors driving their demands and some of the measures...
United Nations Coronavirus

UN: COP26 postponed due to Coronavirus

The COP26 UN climate change conference set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed due to COVID-19, according to a new release from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC).
Smart cities africa

FUTURE CITIES INTERVIEW: COVID-19, data, and government

Exclusive interview with Anton Cartwright, a researcher at the African Centre for Cities and a featured speaker in the Future Cities track at African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in Cape Town in November.
Business France

FRENCH PAVILION INTERVIEW: France and SA have strong partnerships

Exclusive interview with Stéfane LENY, Senior Trade Adviser - Energy & Environment, Industry & Cleantech Department, BUSINESS FRANCE – French Embassy Trade Commission.
Grid resilience webinar

Postponed: Grid resilience: Lessons from India, the US and Europe

There are a multitude of threats facing the electric grid and that need to be taken into account when planning for grid resilience. Join our webinar for insights and answers from global experts.
1 April

Nuclear fusion is a reality says WFC

Nuclear fusion is not only possible – we are months away from a working nuclear fusion plant says Albert Ensteen II, head nuclear fusion director at the World Fusion Centre in Timbuktu.
building automation

Automating commercial buildings to generate $44bn in revenue per annum

The global revenue for commercial building automation systems is anticipated to increase by 3.2% between 2020 and 2029 - Navigant.
2020 Solar

IHS Markit says China’s solar will bounce back after COVID-19

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in China in late 2019, solar manufacturing was severely disrupted in the first quarter of 2020 notes says research agency IHS Markit, but the sector has the potential to reach full capacity by the middle of the year.
Vestas COVID-19

Vestas closes two Spanish factories amidst coronavirus fears

Danish wind developer Vestas has ceased production at its Spanish manufacturing facilities in Daimiel and Viveiro, as part of efforts to curb the COVID-19 epidemic.
grid energy storage

Battery storage can balance the grid and store excess energy says...

Battery storage systems are emerging as one of the key solutions to effectively integrate high shares of solar and wind renewables in power systems worldwide.

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