Recharger Prepaid Meters is preparing to offer replacement electricity sub-meters, free of charge, to businesses and property owners who own sub-meters that were damaged in the recent protest action and looting. The company wants to support and assist local businesses with the rebuilding efforts currently under way after the violent unrest that flared up across parts of South Africa. 

The RES4Africa Foundation has appointed Schneider Electric’s Middle East and Africa President, Caspar Herzberg, to its Executive Committee. The not-for-profit association, which is committed to promoting the green energy transition across the continent, made the decision during its latest general meeting. Herzberg will serve a four-year term as a member of the foundation’s Executive Committee and will support the body in promoting sustainable energy technologies and engaging with key stakeholders in government and the private sector.

The Royal Academy of Engineering recently announced Noël N’guessan, Chemical Engineer, as the winner of its 2021 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation for the biowaste equipment he has designed for smallholder farmers in West Africa – enabling them to manage biowaste and generate income from it efficiently. N'guessan is the second Ivorian to win the Africa Prize, and the first to win with an Ivorian-based innovation.

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