Industry Insights

Big day for bioenergy in Africa, research and toolkits

NIRAS-LTS, Aston University, Aiguasol and E4tech came together to develop a series of technical reports, policy briefs, techno-economic toolkits and databases to assist investors, developers and policymakers to advance bioenergy development in Africa


Lucy Electric products

Lucy Electric provides loadshedding solutions in South Africa

Working with a local partner, Lucy Electric South Africa supplies ring main units to handle the change over to a backup generator when the utility supply drops out.
SANEDI electric motor energy

SANEDI to conduct study assessing electric motor energy consumption

The South African National Energy Development Institute is expanding its Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling Programme to study the energy use of motors and suggest new Minimum Energy Performance Standards.
offshore wind farm development

Assessing offshore locations for wind farm development

A scanning lidar campaign, completed by UL, has assessed local wind resources in support of offshore wind farm development in Germany’s North Sea.
mobile retail payments

UL collaborates with WIZZIT Digital to advance mobile retail payments

The launch of a SoftPOS with PIN mobile retail payments solution is set to help speed up the deployment of contactless payments in sub-Saharan...
solar conversion efficiency

New record: Highest conversion efficiency reached in the solar industry

The maximum solar conversion efficiency of JinkoSolar's advanced high-efficiency solar module reached 23.53% and has outperformed the previous record of 23.01%,
technical advisor

UL acquires solar software platform from Clear Sky Analytics

The acquisition of the Clear Sky Analytics platform complements UL’s existing portfolio of independent technical advisory, testing, inspection, certification and software services to the solar energy industry.