South Africa’s Troubled Power Utility is Being Reset: CEO Sets Out How

The solution to the country’s energy problems doesn’t belong to Eskom and the government alone. shutterstock Anton Eberhard, University of Cape Town Eskom, South Africa’s state-owned power utility, is facing a litany of challenges. The Conversation Africa asked Professor Anton Eberhard, director of the Power Futures Lab at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School […]

Renewable Energy Projects in Rural Ghana Have Some Built-in Limitations

Renewable energy technology holds promise for rural electrification. Wikimedia Commons/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND Dr. Basil Amuzu-Sefordzi, The University of Western Australia Renewable energy technologies like solar lanterns, solar panels and biogas digesters offer the prospect of affordable power in remote communities. For the last 30 years, international organisations have been involved in projects to make these […]