Charting a Course for the Next Generation Smart Grid

More than a century of development has established the foundation for a safe and reliable electric grid. But, our increasingly digital landscape and world of connected devices has demanded even further innovation to reach that next generation of the grid: the smart grid. So, while we are empowered more than ever before with the data

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Rethinking wireless networks for our IoT-enabled future

What if IoT-enabled devices could communicate with each other on the same Wi-Fi network without the need for additional infrastructure? For global communities, businesses and individuals, this is just one of the endless opportunities for this multi-billion-dollar market of innovative and connected products. In fact, the number of connected devices is expected to reach 24

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The Digital Divide: How the Internet can empower and propel emerging markets

Since the Internet’s inception decades ago, its far-reaching impact on the world is undeniable. More than 3.7 billion people are now connected around the globe, which has strengthened the flow of information, increased communication, and enabled the growth and success of countless enterprises and industries. Despite this undeniable impact, a large percentage of the world

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Solving business and social issues in tandem: how our technology helps developing communities grow

Food, water, energy – these are the three most fundamental social needs facing the world’s population. And at the point where these three basic needs intersect there are even more difficult challenges to address – it takes water to create food and energy; it takes energy to move, heat and treat water, and to produce

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Addressing Poverty in South Africa

South Africa weaves a rich tapestry of cultural and ethnic diversity. From the streets of its metropolitan cities to the rural villages of its hinterlands, South Africa’s predominantly young population is characterised by a wide range of languages, religious beliefs and customs. According to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), in 2011, the population of South

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Establishing Efficient Electrical Power in Rural Areas

In our last blog post, we discussed the need for electrification in rural areas, specifically Africa and the challenges utilities face when trying to deliver power to their communities to meet basic human needs. Though we initially focused on Africa, it is important to emphasize that this is not the only continent that experiences this

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Bringing Electrical Power to Rural Areas

Fifteen percent of the world’s population lives on the African continent, but the electrification rate there is only 42 percent. With all the advancements in technology today, it seems erroneous that there are still 1.3 billion people in the world living without access to electricity. And on top of that a large number of this

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Looking back at DistribuTECH Africa 2015

During the week of July 13th we had the opportunity to travel to Cape Town, South Africa and be a part of DistribuTECH Africa. Not only were we able to participate at the show as an exhibitor, but we also shared the official launch of the Delta Smart Grid Network (DSGNTM) with attendees, who based

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Welcome to Delta’s Blog!

Thank you for taking the time to visit our site and learn about Delta Energy & Communications. I have always been passionate about the promise of the energy sector, but cognizant of its shortcomings – especially in developing regions that need it the most. The statistics themselves are simply haunting: over 1.3 billion people constantly

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