Unveiling Africa’s FACTS Market: A Decade in Review

by Oct 25, 2022

In recent years, African countries have demonstrated a desire for grid expansion as well as a shift toward renewables, particularly wind and solar, to meet their primary energy needs. To boost the economy of the region, expansion in the mining and steel industries has also been witnessed over the previous years. The advancements in the African electrical network over the previous decade have provided a plethora of opportunities in the region. However, challenges related to power quality and grid stability are also subjected to grid expansion and renewables uptake. The African FACTS market is dominated by SVC, with major demand coming in from the renewables and utility sector.

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