Digital Energy Management and the Leaner, Cleaner Energy Systems of Africa’s Future

A meter made by SparkMeter measures electricity consumption and the health of the grid on a micro-grid in Haiti
A meter made by SparkMeter measures electricity consumption and the health of the grid on a micro-grid in Haiti. Photo credit: SparkMeter

Meet Power Africa Partner and Digital Energy Pioneer: SparkMeter

Based in Washington, DC, Power Africa partner SparkMeter provides grid management solutions to utilities throughout the developing world.

Customers are connected to an island micro-grid in East Africa through meters made by SparkMeter, where they receive clean and reliable electricity
Customers are connected to an island micro-grid in East Africa through meters made by SparkMeter, where they receive clean and reliable electricity. Photo Credit: SparkMeter

Imagining new models for energy delivery

Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7) calls for universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy. Digital technologies can accelerate this desired outcome by decarbonizing legacy energy systems and helping expand access among the unelectrified.

The low cost of solar PV modules makes them ideal for remote power on micro-grids and as distributed, flexible resources to supplement central distribution grids
The low cost of solar PV modules makes them ideal for remote power on micro-grids and as distributed, flexible resources to supplement central distribution grids. Photo Credit: SparkMeter

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Power Africa

Power Africa

A U.S. Government-led partnership that seeks to add 30,000 MW and 60 million electricity connections in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030 > https://bit.ly/2yPx3lJ