Engineering News | Biomass http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/biomass Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:42:32 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 DST bolsters biomass industry with new consortium http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dst-bolsters-biomass-industry-with-new-consortium-2018-09-20 Marleny Arnoldi BIOMASS Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:40:00 +0200 499303 1537440185 1537440000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Site clearing, earthworks preparation starts at 25 MW Ngodwana biomass power project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/site-clearing-earthworks-preparation-starts-at-25-mw-ngodwana-biomass-power-project-2018-09-05 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 05 Sep 2018 12:43:00 +0200 497803 1536145041 1536144180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Biogas plant demonstrates potential using new tech http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biogas-plant-demonstrates-potential-using-new-tech-2018-08-01 Paige Müller Biomass Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494465 1534227763 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744396_resized_biofuelsglobalenergydemoplant2071810222.jpg BIOGAS DEMO PLANT Global Energy expects its biogas demonstration plant to be open for viewing by prospective clients by the end of this month. 511 287 Côte d'Ivoire eyes biomass power generation from cocoa waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cte-divoire-eyes-biomass-power-generation-from-cocoa-waste-2018-07-03 Reuters ENERGY Tue, 03 Jul 2018 14:19:00 +0200 491559 1530620502 1530620340 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 New-look IPP bid documents will need to strike delicate balance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-look-ipp-bid-documents-will-need-to-strike-delicate-balance-2018-06-22 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:30:00 +0200 490514 1529587244 1529649000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000735055_resized_jasonvanderpoel11022.jpeg Allen & Overy partner Jason van der Poel 511 287 First renewables projects reach financial close after April 4 signing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-renewables-projects-reach-financial-close-after-april-4-signing-2018-04-25 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:40:00 +0200 484973 1524665113 1524663600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722345_resized_fotoliastockimage67684544fieldofenergy1022.jpeg 511 287 Resistance persists despite declaration of new renewables dawn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/resistance-persists-despite-declaration-of-new-renewables-dawn-2018-04-20 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483188 1523948839 1524175200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720324_resized_renewable.jpg 511 287 ‘High priority’ IRP update to be published soon http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-priority-irp-update-to-be-published-soon-2018-04-10 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:15:00 +0200 483396 1523361762 1523358900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718943_resized_thabanezulu0318dylan1022.jpeg Department of Energy director-general Thabane Zulu 511 287 Waste-to-energy significant to Africa’s energy mix http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/waste-to-energy-in-africa-2018-03-16 Marleny Arnoldi Biomass Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480075 1521033645 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711561_resized_wastemanagementbloomberg0920161022.jpg POWER IN WASTE With 54-million people generating waste in South Africa, the potential to use that waste for energy conversion is promising 511 287 Minigrids gradually becoming more connected in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/minigrids-gradually-becoming-more-connected-in-africa-2018-03-07 Simone Liedtke ENERGY / ELECTRICITY Wed, 07 Mar 2018 16:03:00 +0200 480467 1520503134 1520431380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Power and utilities drone market worth more than $9bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-and-utilities-drone-market-worth-more-than-9-billion-2017-11-24 Dylan Slater Drones Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470958 1511510345 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Renewables’ share of global energy market to rise, system stability central http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-share-of-global-energy-market-to-rise-system-stability-central-2017-09-14 Anine Kilian ENERGY Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:12:00 +0200 464796 1505395432 1505394720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 African conference strives to boost bioenergy industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-conference-strives-to-boost-bioenergy-industries-2017-08-18 Nadine James Biomass Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460573 1502782666 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668709_resized_gorgefarmkenyafiestbiogasplantipptropicalpowerjul20141022.jpg GORGE FARM The commercial vegetable farm in Naivasha, Kenya, hosts a biogas plant as part of a larger renewable energy project - the Gorge Farm Energy Park 511 287 Africa’s energy future lies in solar energy, says CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africas-energy-future-lies-in-solar-energy-says-ceo-2017-07-19 Anine Kilian SOLAR POWER Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:10:00 +0200 459045 1500471482 1500469800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Joint venture to boost localisation and skills development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/joint-venture-to-boost-localisation-and-skills-development-2017-06-23 Nadine James Biomass Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454906 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Industry trends shift towards efficient, intelligent strategies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-trends-shift-towards-efficient-intelligent-strategies-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Biomass Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453226 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651336_resized_energyefficiencymanagementbloomberg313402166140520171022.jpg EFFICIENCY PRIORITISED With energy integral to every process, the objective should be to maximise the efficiency of delivering the necessary energy at the lowest cost per kilowatt per hour 511 287 IRP draft hinders cogeneration opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irp-draft-hinders-cogeneration-opportunities-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Biomass Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453361 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651572_resized_bloombergbusinessconferences25800994817012017jpg1022copy.jpg OVERLOOKED ENTITY The impact of the DoE IRP draft excludeing cogeneration as a viable, green technology raises concerns forpulp and paper industry 511 287 $100-million loan for African infrastructure spending http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/100-million-loan-for-african-infrastructure-spending-2017-05-26 Nadine James Biomass Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452104 1495523577 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Least-cost electricity transition being played out at CSIR’s Pretoria campus http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/least-cost-electricity-transition-being-played-out-at-csirs-pretoria-campus-2017-05-12 Dylan Slater Renewable Energy Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450370 1494252590 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647264_resized_autonomous.jpg 511 287 Internship academy launches young professionals platform http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/internship-academy-launches-young-professionals-platform-2017-05-05 Nadine James Biomass Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450015 1493196470 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643321_resized_ncpctrainee2016recpinternshipprgramme02171022.jpg NURTURING POTENTIAL The launch intends to establish a network of graduates attempting to solve Africa’s power and energy issues 511 287 Gigaba slams Eskom’s ‘mistake’ of contradicting government policy on renewables http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gigaba-slams-eskoms-mistake-of-contradicting-government-policy-on-renewables-2017-04-19 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:20:00 +0200 449946 1492594603 1492593600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643178_resized_financeministermalusigigaba304171022bloomberg.jpg Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba 511 287 Data-rich Atlas shows SA having higher bio-energy potential than believed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-bio-energy-atlas-to-support-bio-energy-development-launched-2017-04-07 Keith Campbell Science & Technology – 2 Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447619 1491224900 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africa has real bioenergy potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-has-real-bio-energy-potential-2017-04-07 Keith Campbell Science & Technology – 1 Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447617 1491224900 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Sustainable industry dispels misconceptions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sustainable-industry-dispels-misconceptions-2017-03-31 Tasneem Bulbulia Biomass Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446614 1490623747 1490911200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Biomass solution brings new energy to degraded land http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biomass-energy-plant-and-farms-set-to-take-off-as-land-is-identified-for-development-2017-03-31 Dylan Slater Renewable Energy Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447105 1490623750 1490911200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africa has real bio-energy potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-has-real-bio-energy-potential-2017-03-24 Keith Campbell BIO-ENERGY Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:04:00 +0200 447488 1490366569 1490364240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 New Bio-energy Atlas will help government implement NDP – Pandor http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-bio-energy-atlas-will-help-government-implement-ndp-pandor-2017-03-24 Keith Campbell BIO-ENERGY Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:52:00 +0200 447459 1490355331 1490352720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South African Bio-energy Atlas launched to support bio-energy development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-bio-energy-atlas-launched-to-support-bio-energy-development-2017-03-24 Keith Campbell BIO-ENERGY Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:11:00 +0200 447445 1490597945 1490346660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 First continuous hydrothermal liquefaction production plant launched at NWU http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-continuous-hydrothermal-liquefaction-production-plant-launched-at-nwu-2017-03-17 David Oliveira INNOVATION Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445742 1489473862 1489701600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Opinion: Eskom supports renewables, but flags cost-recovery uncertainty as a worry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-eskom-supports-renewables-but-flags-cost-recovery-uncertainty-as-a-worry-2017-02-27 Creamer Media Reporter RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:40:00 +0200 444555 1488207235 1488206400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629585_resized_thavagovender101151022duane.jpg Thava Govender, 511 287 Programme to accelerate investment implemented http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/implementation-of-development-programme-to-accelerate-investment-in-africa-2017-02-17 Nadine James Biomass Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441800 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623006_resized_piasolarsolarcapitalpvplantdeaar161215duane11022.jpg MOMENT IN THE SUN Governments will be showcasing high priority renewable energy projects to attract private sector participation and investment 511 287 Renewables division experiences record-breaking 2016 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-division-experiences-record-breaking-2016-2017-02-17 Nadine James Biomass Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441824 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623118_resized_nojoliwindfarmenel1120161022.jpeg NOJOLI WIND FARM Enel Green Power's global renewable energies division completed more than 470 MW of solar and wind projects locally, including the 88 MW Nojoli wind farm 511 287 Chamber looks to strengthen partnerships in local green economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chamber-looks-to-strengthen-partnerships-in-local-green-economy-2017-02-17 Nadine James Biomass Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441799 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623002_resized_wbhobuildingenergysolarplantkalahari1022.jpg LONG STANDING RELATIONSHIP Members of the Italian–South African Chamber of Trade and Industries have been involved in the South African energy sector since 2013 511 287 Third Women in Energy conference cohosted at Energy Indaba http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/third-women-in-energy-conference-co-hosted-at-energy-indaba-2017-02-17 Nadine James Biomass Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441795 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623328_resized_africaenergyindaba20161022.jpg DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES The Women in Energy conference is designed to aid the increase in leadership and development of women involved in the African energy sectors 511 287 Biogas needs favourable REIPPPP allocation for sustainable development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biogas-needs-favourable-reipppp-allocation-for-sustainable-development-2017-02-17 Nadine James Biomass Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441801 1487334299 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623012_resized_newhorizonproject02171022.jpg NEW HORIZONS The recently completed biogas upgrade project in Athlone 511 287 Conference hopes to catalyse African energy revolution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-hopes-to-catalyse-african-energy-revolution-2017-02-17 Nadine James Biomass Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441802 1487334333 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623016_resized_2015energyindabaplenary11022.jpg BOOSTING ENERGY The Africa Energy Indaba brings together politicians and energy luminaries to envision and catalyse decisions that will enhance access to energy 511 287 Exponential increase in the number of power generation projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exponential-increase-in-the-number-of-power-generation-projects-2017-02-17 Nadine James Biomass Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441868 1487334415 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623233_resized_tsidisodisenyanaecic0217jpg1022.jpeg TSIDISO DISENYANA Foreign investment is targeted at establishing Africa’s green economy, therefore renewables will become a driver of socioeconomic growth 511 287