NorthStar introduces a groundbreaking remote management solution. The solution, named NorthStar ACE (Advanced Connected Energy), will change the way energy storage is managed. NorthStar ACE will be deployed in select installations during 2016 and be fully available in the market from 2017. About 15-20 million batteries are purchased each year...
South Africa's public energy utility Eskom has today announced that it has appointed two service providers to begin its battery energy storage project. According to Eskom, the project is focused on alleviating some of the pressure off of South Africa's electricity grid and works toward lessening the impact of load...
Following the passing of Uganda's new Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022 on Wednesday, Ugandans found guilty of vandalizing electricity infrastructure may face a fine of $283,764.96 (Shs 1-billion) or a 15-year jail sentence, just five years short of the Ugandan life sentence term of 20 years. This passing of the bill...
The festive season has officially begun; however, it looks as though South Africans will be celebrating the holidays without electricity, at certain times of the day and night, as South African power utility Eskom has implemented load shedding. As load shedding is becoming a regular occurrence in South Africa, IT...
Global restrictions to encourage social distancing have meant that mining projects have either slowed or been put on hold until further notice. There is no doubt that mining executives are beginning to feel nervous as the spread of the virus accelerates. Share-prices of listed mining companies are in a downward...
South Africa continues to feel the effects of load shedding, resulting in a decrease in productivity and disruption to business operations. Eskom announced earlier this year that load shedding is expected to continue into 2021 as power demand exceeds supply and more downtime is needed for overdue maintenance of the...
Almost 20 years ago, approximately 400 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa had no access to electricity. Today, the number of people without access has increased, as the population growth has outpaced infrastructure development. As a result, there are over 600 million people with no access to electricity today. The lack of...
The Managing Director of Today’s Destiny Traders, Peter Madlala says the research that he has conducted as part of preparation for his trip to Mozambique to participate in the 54th Feira International de Maputo (FACIM) taking place 27 August-3 September 2018 has shown that Mozambique is an emerging economy...
On 28 May 2021, Nigeria’s national power generation dropped to 3,059 MW and for the subsequent seven days remained below 4,000 MW, 6% below-average production. Low pressure on the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System (ELPS) left several gas turbine power plants with an insufficient gas supply, leading to plant shutdowns and...
One of the most debated topics influencing innovation is digitalisation and its impact on the future of employment. No matter how you look at it, digital transformation and a truly connected global economy is already upon us. Siemens and Anglo American Platinum have collaborated on digital and automation skills development bringing...
Power problems are a reality in South Africa for the foreseeable future, and many organisations have implemented solutions to minimise downtime and ensure business continuity. One of the most common solutions that people turn to is the use of an Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) with battery backup. UPS systems can...
Information and Communication Technologies can enhance rural communities opportunities in Africa by improving their access to market information. For digital transformation to truly be a meaningful success, and the benefits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to genuinely take hold, both need to be all-inclusive. That means better coverage is...
Renewvia Energy has unveiled that its first two microgrid facilities, outfitted with the company's innovative new mobile payment platform, are successfully up and running on the Islands of Ndeda and Ringiti in Kenya's Lake Victoria region. These microgrids are the first safe source of energy available to the nearly 10,000...
Prepaid electricity consumption is a sensible option for many people, under a number of different circumstances: for the home or business owner, for the tenant, for the owner of an Airbnb property, for example. But how do you know what to look for when you first set out to...
Pan African Towers (PAT) Limited, a Nigerian firm has signed a $20 million infrastructure investment deal with Canadian firm, Watt Renewable Corporation. The partnership will see Watt Renewable provide alternative energy solutions like solar and other renewable to all towers owned and managed by PAT in Nigeria, to help the...
South Africa's embattled national power utility Eskom has new plans to issue a $58 million (R1 billion) sukuk bond in a bid to diversify funding sources as borrowing costs rise. According to spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha, Eskom has appointed a new lead arranger "to work towards establishing timelines for the issue."...
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