This category received entries from projects that provided transmission and distribution roll-outs locally, nationally and regionally. These projects included LV, MV and HV new build programmes, maintenance projects, service delivery initiatives, revenue protection measures, technical and non-technical loss reduction, grid integration and initiatives to increase network stability. Projects all demonstrated that they faced complex challenges.
Transmission and Distribution Project of the Year
Vote for the Transmission and Distribution Project of the Year
Read more about the projects below and vote for the project you consider to best introduce new ways of working or changing mind-sets to achieve objectives and has the potential to be easily replicated and modelled.
The shortlisted projects have been featured in the African Power and Energy Elites publication
The winner will be announced LIVE on 25 August 2020.
A Nairobi-based software company, Safi Analytics, has developed a software system that is designed for the challenges factories face in emerging markets – unreliable and costly electricity, voltage fluctuations, varying machines of different ages imported from different countries, as well as teams with varying levels of training.
In response to the Senegalese government requesting improved monitoring of grid efficiency, Senegal’s national electricity company, SENELEC, implemented a grid supervision platform ‘SmartSEN’ in 2018, which involves the development and operation of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI).
The innovative platform was designed, developed, rolled out and operated by AKILEE SA, an innovative energy services technology company.
In Nigeria, transmission and distribution losses remain a significant challenge for distribution companies and are often attributed to energy theft.
The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) was experiencing ATC&C losses of 62% and urgently needed to implement a programme to improve its customer satisfaction and get losses under control.