Resource-based Technology Innovation in South Africa: Prepaid Metering Technology – Systemic Innovation in the South African Energy Sector
In1989 Eskom embarked on an ambitious programme for the electrification of over 1 million households in previously disadvantaged communities. The socio economic conditions in these areas made the use of existing technology credit-based metering difficult and expensive: the targeted consumer base generally had no access to banking, postal or other infrastructure, was engaged in the…read more >>
Innovation in resource based technology clusters. Multotec process equipment case study: dense medium cyclone for materials separation.
Roberts offers a case study of technology development in mining. Multotech developed a testing facility for cyclones for dense-medium separation and for materials separation in mining. The company made use of government technology funding with mixed results.read more >>