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  • Advancing Africa’s economic status is dependent on attracting investment and private capital. However, your board is likely subconsciously influenced by the perceived risks of funding infrastructure p ...
  • On the face of it, the power sector in Africa seems to be in trouble. Reports of outages and cable theft and general tales of woe abound on any newspaper page, creating the impression that the ‘dark c ...
  • As South Africa experiences yet another period of loadshedding, the option of generating electricity for personal use and/or selling it on is starting to look all the more attractive. With loadsheddin ...
  • COP26 was a ‘mixed bag’ for developing countries, unlocking some much-needed funding mechanisms, even as it under-delivered in other areas. The issue of funding is one that has been high on the intern ...
  • The 2022 edition of Enlit Africa will bring Africa’s power and energy community together to meet, inspire and challenge each other while sharing world-class content and valuable networking opportuniti ...
  • SAESA partners with Enlit Africa to showcase sector’s solutions
  • Eskom Group Chief Executive André de Ruyter says the utility “would have liked to see greater support from law enforcement authorities to see more people in orange overalls” as the organisation is cla ...
  • “Eskom is holding people accountable”  
  • Enlit Africa confirms sit-down with  Eskom GCE André de Ruyter in October 
  • Enlit Africa is back in October as continent prepares for COP26 
  • According to Volkwyn there are many opportunities for independent generators to take advantage of South Africa’s abundant solar resources. “This will be supported by battery storage, which has become ...
  • * Hydrogen is a versatile energy carrier, which can help to tackle various critical energy challenges, and can be produced from almost all energy resources. – International Energy Agency “Africa has a ...
  • All Enlit Africa sessions available on demand. Successful deployment of Nigeria’s first rural commercial undergrid minigrid shows power developers need not be seen as competition to utilities when it ...
  • South Africa's Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe says energy security is at the centre of the country’s Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan, “with a requirement of reliable ...
  • Longstanding energy platform gathers all role players to discuss, debate and do deals
  • Can Africa carve out a role for itself in the burgeoning hydrogen market? How do cities climate proof their energy sectors and water systems? Where will the funding come from for the 5Ds of the energy ...
  • Interview with Dan Klinck, Founder & CEO of East African Power, who are developers of award-winning power projects on the continent. Dan is also an Enlit Africa advisory board member.
  • Unique platform to launch young talent and entrepreneurs in power sector Are you a postgraduate student enrolled at an African university with a brilliant idea that could impact the energy sector? Or ...
  • Longstanding energy platform gathers all role players to discuss and do deals
  • Interview with Tobias Hobbach, MD, Sustainable Power Generation and ad board member of Enlit Africa
  • Exclusive interview with Habiba Ali, founder and MD-CEO of Sosai Renewable Energies Company and advisory board member of Enlit Africa.
  • Exclusive interview with Prof Roula Inglezi-Lotz, Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Pretoria and the current President of the South African Association for Energy Economics ...
  • PPP opportunities for water sector 
  • Digital tools to curb illegal power connections and non-payment
  • Energy sector as a career option 
  • The demand-side revolution has begun.
  • Though some of the REIPPPP requirements promote localisation to boost the growth of the renewable energy sector, it is importation that has largely dominated the industry. This factor has opened room ...
  • André de Ruyter addresses Eskom’s operational and financial stability.
  • Enlit Africa, the new unifying brand for African Utility week and POWERGEN Africa. 
  • Eskom CEO’s push for cost reflective tariffs welcomed at Digital African Utility Week
  • e-GUIDE: “We see diversity in consumption”

    24 Nov 2020 Annemarie Roodbol
    e-GUIDE: “We see diversity in consumption”
  • Exclusive interview with Jay Taneja, e-GUIDE Initiative Project Lead at the Rockefeller Foundation.
  • New business initiatives in South Africa using solid (woody) biomass.
  • Is grid modernisation success hidden in data analytics?
  • Trends in EV charging power levels

    13 Oct 2020 ESI Africa
    Trends in EV charging power levels
  • Forecast to 2040: In search of the ideal generation mix
  • Public voted for best small-scale and T&D projects.
  • Nigeria makes a clean sweep in the other award categories.
  • “Winners will still be celebrated in style, albeit in a virtual setting”
  • “Robust discussions as utilities prepare for post-COVID”

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