Interview: Alain Bollack Director at Ernst & Young

Wed 19 Jun 2013
In another of our interviews from AUW 2013, Adam Malik talks to Alain Bollack of Ernst & Young about their recent report on African energy, including economic volatility, stakeholder confidence and operational challenges.

SSL - Overcoming Challenges

Thu 13 Jun 2013
Despite the rapid development of solid-state lighting, the technology has not yet realized its full potential.

Faster Analysis of Big Data

Wed 12 Jun 2013
For utilities, in-memory computing tools promise to deliver a step change when it comes to data processing and analysis.

Outsourcing is Key to Utility Success

Wed 05 Jun 2013
Utilities worldwide are constantly on the look-out for ways in which to improve business operations and customer satisfaction. Unfortunately, a lack of funds and appropriate skills usually stand in the way of these goals. Outsourcing is often the best solution.

Africa Needs the Smart Grid

Wed 05 Jun 2013
Smart grid development in Africa is plagued with major challenges but experts believe that a smart grid must be established in order to solve many of the continent’s long-standing problems.

Google Sees Green

Wed 29 May 2013
Google is investing heavily in renewable energy. Is the company doing this from an environmentally responsible perspective or is it the attraction of a lucrative business opportunity?

Smart Grid Calls for Smart Planning

Wed 29 May 2013
Smart grids are being adopted by utilities across the globe for their multiple benefits. However, experts warn that utilities should first develop a clear vision and a sound technology strategy before deploying, as hasty decisions can lead to an unnecessary waste of funds.