Calling all energy talent! The Initiate! programme, where many start-ups and innovators in the energy and power sectors got their flying...
Policy & Regulation
Reports from PWC and Deloitte talk about utilities having to battle, win or compete for talent. There seems to be a common thread - utility companies are not considered sexy in the same way that working for Google or Microsoft or even NASA would be.
Features and Analysis
IBM released a report in September about which I have such mixed feelings. On the one hand, I feel excited about the...
POWERGEN International gained important hometown credibility in announcing that Entergy Corp. will be the host utility when the event comes to New Orleans in November.
Smart Energy International’s editor, Claire Volkwyn spoke with Initiate participants Chelsea Tucker, and Raymond Kiyegga about their experiences, of the developing African energy market, and the impressive rate of adoption of new technologies on the continent.
Smart Energy International’s editor, Claire Volkwyn spoke with Gamuchirai Mutezo, and Shawn Alimohammadi, two if the participants in the inaugural Initiate! challenge on the continent, about the change in their perspective and outlook since participating in the programme, and the importance of shared knowledge in building an accelerated, sustainable future for Africa’s energy sector.
A team of students from Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya walked off as winners at African Utility Week, with R20 000 in prize money for an innovative concept to provide equitable energy access to remote villages based on, among others, “Uber(ising) solar energy.”