African Review of Business and Technology

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Solving the demand and supply equation

African Review February 2017 Only 7 of 48 sub-Saharan countries have electrification rates above 50 percent, with the remainder averaging just 20 percent notes EY, Power Transaction and Trends, Q 2m 2015.  For example, in Kenya, although 73 percent of the population live within one kilometre of a transformer, only […]

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Are gensets the answer to Africa’s power problem?

Nicholas Newman African Review October 2016 Africa is at tipping point. Millions face power shortages due to unreliability. Could gen sets be the answer to these African energy prayers? Nicholas Newman reports Africa is a big market for gensets, according to Price Waterhouse Coopers. It expects expenditure to increase by […]

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How tough is off road transport?

Nicholas Newman African Review July 2016 Across Africa, we are seeing more and more people seeing off road pickup trucks as the solution to their problems of delivering goods and materials. For Africa, such vehicles have to be tough to meet conditions where there is little-developed road to networks outside […]

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Challenge: the project finance

Nicholas Newman African Review March 2016 Sub-Saharan African country’s lack of basic infrastructure is a major constraint on doing business, transporting goods and people and output of energy-intensive industries. The largest infrastructure deficit occurs in power generation, power consumption and security of supply. Over 600 million people live without access […]

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Islands of Energy Potential

Nicholas Newman African Review February 2016 There are thousands of islands located on Africa’s many lakes and surrounding its coasts. It has been estimated by the African Development Bank, that there are some 30 million people inhabiting Africa’s islands, paying some of the highest power prices in the world. At […]

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Completed New Content for African Review

Just completed new content for African Review of Business and Technology magazine owned by Alain Charles Publishing in London. The features included: Marine Propulsion Systems African Wind Systems Transnet (South African Freight Railways) Nigerian Railway Investment See http://www.africanreview.com/