Schneider Electric Collaborates with NVIDIA on Designs for AI Data Centers

Schneider Electric , the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced a collaboration with NVIDIA to optimize data center infrastructure and pave the way for groundbreaking advancements in edge artificial intelligence (AI) and digital twin technologies. Schneider Electric will leverage its expertise in data center infrastructure and NVIDIA’s advanced AI…

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Heatwave in West Africa's Sahel Region Causes Concern

Heatwave in West Africa’s Sahel Region Causes Concern

The March-April 2024 heatwave in the Sahel and West Africa set record temperatures, emphasizing human-caused climate change’s impact. With temperatures soaring above 45°C in the Sahel and reaching 48.5°C in certain areas, this heatwave posed serious health risks and exacerbated food insecurity and water scarcity issues. This heatwave highlights the urgent need for climate action…

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Schneider Electric enhances EcoXpert Program with New Data Center Certifications

Schneider Electric has unveiled new certifications in its EcoXpert Partner Program, focusing on data centers and critical infrastructure. The program offers 11 certifications across three categories: Building Automation, Power Management, and Grid and Energy Landscape.  There are two certification levels for each badge: Certified and Master. Partners can earn certifications in multiple fields and choose…

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Top Economic Opportunities and Challenges of a New Mineral Discovery in Kenya

Recently, Kenya has unearthed substantial reservoirs of coltan, a rare and precious mineral crucial in manufacturing electronic devices like smartphones and laptops. The revelation came from Salim Mvurya, the Cabinet Secretary for Mining and Blue Economy in Kenya, who disclosed that the nation possesses coltan deposits across a minimum of six counties.  Kenya’s recent discovery…

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Uganda’s Oil Transportation Shift and Its Impact on Kenya’s Oil Industry

Uganda has opted to transfer its oil transportation operations to the port of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania via the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).  This momentous initiative involves the transfer of crude oil from Uganda’s Lake Albert region to the Chongoleani peninsula near Tanga, Tanzania, facilitating entry into global markets. This decision lies…

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Ghana’s Unannounced Load Shedding: A Cause for Concern, Following South Africa’s Hoarding Footsteps?

Ghana is grappling with persistent power challenges, commonly referred to as “Dumsor,” despite substantial investments to enhance electricity access for 80% of the country’s population. The West African Gas Pipeline Company Limited (WAPCo) reportedly halted gas transportation to Tema and Western power enclaves on Tuesday at 5 pm due to a $20 million debt owed…

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Schneider Electric Kenya set to move its manufacturing operations to leading manufacturer ACTOM

  Schneider Electric Kenya Limited and ACTOM Kenya Ltd. have joined forces in a groundbreaking agreement that confirms ACTOM’s intent to take over the production of Schneider Electric’s BlokSeT type tested switchboards. The agreement will see Schneider Electric Kenya transfer its manufacturing operations, assets, and people who currently operate the manufacturing and assembly plant, to…

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