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The IMF has warned that Nigerian governments’ ability to effectively finance infrastructure and services is constrained by low tax collection
“Currently Africa represents only 3% of global electrical consumption, but by 2020 electrical consumption in Africa will have increased by 60%.”
Practical solutions to energy challenges for industry at African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa “Overalls are optional”
“The operative word this year is definitely ‘practical’ and there simply is no substitute for onsite experience”, says a very excited African Utility Week event director Russell Hughes. “I want to invite our expo visitors to come and get their hands dirty while earning some valuable CPD points – overalls are optional!”
“The demand for electrical energy in many African countries is growing rapidly, requiring both supply and demand solutions.”
Political instability in key growth regions threatens to dampen revenue generation
IT Leaders Africa Summit, the highly anticipated, premier gathering of business and IT leaders across all industries in Southern Africa, to be held at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton from 14 to 15 March 2013, is proud to have secured top industry leaders to address delegates.
“The challenge is that it is often difficult to quantify Smart Grid investments’ benefit to the economy”
Exclusive interview with Dieter Gutschow, Managing Consultant, Eon Consulting, South Africa, who along with a senior Eskom representative will present a presentation on: “Quantifying the benefit of different smart grid technologies for overhead lines” during the Smart Grids/T&D track at African Utility Week.
Standard Bank Group’s latest office complex in Rosebank, Johannesburg, is set to drive growth and development in this fast emerging and developing business hub.
WASHINGTON /PRNewswire/ — Across 35 emerging market countries, there are more than 400 vendors vying for the more than $66 billion smart grid market opportunity by 2023. Among these 400 vendors, the number of local-based vendors active in smart grid projects currently exceeds the number of large international vendors, signaling an opening up of the smart grid vendor landscape. A new study from Northeast Group – Emerging Markets Smart Grid: Vendor Analysis – highlights this growing trend as well as the increasing level of collaboration between international and local-based vendors. Among the local vendors, over 160 of them based in Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, Middle East & North Africa, South Africa, and Southeast Asia are well positioned in the smart grid market. Of these, over 25% are already active in significant smart grid projects.