20 episodes

Join us as we talk about the things that matter most to the power, energy and water sectors in Africa.

ESI Africa Podcast ESI Africa

    • Business

Join us as we talk about the things that matter most to the power, energy and water sectors in Africa.

    Navigating the micro-grid revolution in South Africa

    Navigating the micro-grid revolution in South Africa

    Listen as ESI Africa Editor-in-Chief, Nicolette Pombo van-Zyl, speaks to Nick Singh, Head of the Smart Grid Centre of Excellence at Eskom Research, Testing and Development. In this ESI Africa podcast episode, we uncover Eskom's perspective and plans for the microgrid market. 

    • 27 min
    Wings and Wind: A Conservation Symphony

    Wings and Wind: A Conservation Symphony

    In a world where sustainability and clean energy are more critical than ever, the marriage of wind power and avian preservation takes centre stage. In this podcast, we speak to Sam Ralston, Birds and Renewable Energy Manager at BirdLife South Africa, and explore the delicate balance between harnessing the power of the wind and ensuring the survival of our feathered friends.

    • 23 min
    Bioenergy offers Africa an abundant and sustainable power source

    Bioenergy offers Africa an abundant and sustainable power source

    Listen as ESI Africa speaks to Simon Ighofose, co-founder and CEO of bioenergy tech start-up PyroGenesys which has developed a waste-to-energy system to generate electricity using the pyrochemy chemical process. 

    • 38 min
    Everything you need to know about Formula E in Cape Town

    Everything you need to know about Formula E in Cape Town

    Listen to this exclusive interview with Iain Banner, Chairman and Co-founder of e-Movement Pty Ltd. which will host the upcoming E-Fest, showcasing e-mobility through the "fastest sustainable motoring event in the world".

    • 20 min
    Creating energy access across Africa, one battery at a time

    Creating energy access across Africa, one battery at a time

    Listen as ESI Africa speaks to Luke Burras, co-founder of Mobile Power which uses a pay-per-swap battery to provide everything from batteries for small EVs to lighting for homes and electricity supply to power small DC appliances.

    • 26 min
    Aceleron: Advancing the circular economy through sustainable battery technology

    Aceleron: Advancing the circular economy through sustainable battery technology

    Listen as ESI Africa speaks to Amrit Chandan, CEO and co-founder of UK-based advanced lithium battery developer Aceleron, about empowering people to benefit from sustainable battery technology through the use of a modular battery that can be easily serviced, maintained and upgraded.

    • 24 min

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