Posts tagged as network

Assessing the effect of PV generation on distribution system voltages

  Utility distribution systems have seen a huge increase in distributed energy resources (DER) in recent years not only due to renewable portfolio standard requirements but also government financial support. Furthermore, it is becoming much more common for DER generation levels to significantly exceed the local load on the feeder to which it will be […]

Managing Southern Africa’s electricity networks

  The City of Johannesburg in conjunction with City Power hosted the 64th Association of Municipal Electricity Utilities (AMEU) Convention at Gallagher Estate in Midrand from 5 to 8 October 2014. The theme for this year’s convention was “Moving towards Southern Africa’s electricity networks of the future”. The keynote address was delivered by Dr. Wolsey […]

Students do the Telkom Centres of Excellence proud

  After the plenaries and vendors speaking about how they will solve the future of telecommunications,  the real Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC)  started with presentations of papers and work in progress at the Telkom Centres of Excellence (CoEs).  Not that the plenaries are unimportant –  they are, as it is that section […]

Infrastructure on demand

  The increasing focus on reducing costs means that more than ever, the network infrastructure must be aligned to business demands. To this end, Neotel now provides network on demand for customers. This means that businesses no longer need to have their corporate network designed with the worst case scenario in mind – something that […]

Availability gap a threat to businesses

  It’s no longer unusual for customers or employees to need information and services to be available around the clock. Even at 2 am, there’ll be someone who’s wanting to shop online, update their insurance details or log in to finish some work while they’re travelling in a distant time zone. The always-on business needs constant, […]