Posts tagged as Frost & Sullivan

South Africa: Electricity pricing paralysing the poor

  The electricity sector in South Africa has been in a state of disruption over the last few years. The country’s power utility company, Eskom, has been under scrutiny for several reasons. Most of these reasons relate to the rolling blackouts, load-shedding episodes of 2007/8 and high levels of inefficiency. Constant tariff increases under the […]

Enabling technology leadership award for wireless solutions company

  Yokogawa Electric Corporation has received the Frost & Sullivan 2014 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award in the wireless solutions category. This award is presented to companies around the world that are best-in-class in a specific category. Field wireless systems enable a plant’s field devices and host-level monitoring and control systems to communicate wirelessly with […]

Local company wins prestigious business award

  The Comtest Group, the local distributor of Fluke, maker of electrical test equipment, has been awarded the prestigious 2013 African Electric Test Equipment Customer Service Leadership Award by Frost & Sullivan, the global research analysts. Key bench-marking criteria for the awards include quality and timeliness of service, the impact of service on customer value, as […]

IPPs to help develop power network

The Southern African countries of Namibia, Botswana and Zambia are on course for robust economic growth, powered largely by their mining sectors. The expansion of mines is set to trigger an increased need for electricity generation capacity. This, in turn, will fuel the development of the transmission and distribution (T&D) market in the region. New […]