The new world of energy: Digital, local and consumer focused

  The energy world is changing. From a concentrated and centralised system discovered in 1888, the energy system is evolving to a decentralised system with diverse energy generation sources. There are two main factors causing this transformation: the introduction of information technology (IT) in the energy sector, and the emergence of alternative energy generation sources […]

2015 – a cautious but optimistic outlook for the electronics industry

  Attending the   50th anniversary of Electronica in Munich Germany late last year has given me insights into major technologies which I believe will fuel the growth of the electronics industry in South Africa and globally. Despite regional economic conditions in certain countries that negate the positive outlook, industry growth remains solid and sustainable, due especially […]