Engineering News | Coal & Diesel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/coal Sat, 16 Dec 2017 08:53:00 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Appointment of new Eskom CEO a priority - Minister Brown http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/appointment-of-new-eskom-ceo-a-priority---minister-brown-2017-12-15 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:39:00 +0200 474177 1513341679 1513341540 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Nersa grants Eskom's tariff hike, but not 20% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nersa-2017-12-15 News24Wire ELECTRICITY Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:15:00 +0200 474071 1513361136 1513340100 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698526_resized_sasolsecundapowerlines310221114duane.jpg 511 287 Proposed carbon tax ‘least-cost manner’ to ensuring greenhouse-gas reduction – Treasury http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proposed-carbon-tax-least-cost-manner-to-ensuring-greenhouse-gas-reduction-treasury-2017-12-15 Schalk Burger CARBON TAX Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:16:00 +0200 474169 1513331243 1513329360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72428_draft_carbon_tax_bill_december_2017.pdf1120657To download a copy of the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, click here. 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Eskom study on the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) (2017) http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-study-on-the-integrated-resource-plan-irp-2017-2017-12-12 Creamer Media Reporter RECOMMENDATION Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:35:00 +0200 473710 1513065199 1513064100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697810_resized_electricity03151022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72333_eskom-irp-2017-study-report-for-doe-november-2017.pdf2797282Eskom study on the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) (2017) Eskom study on the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) (2017) DA consulting lawyers on legality of energy blueprint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/da-consulting-lawyers-on-legality-of-energy-blueprint-2017-12-11 African News Agency ENERGY Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:43:00 +0200 473668 1513005534 1513003380 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Cabinet approves long-awaited IRP update http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cabinet-approves-long-awaited-irp-update-2017-12-08 Creamer Media Reporter ELECTRICITY Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:02:00 +0200 473512 1512724409 1512723720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697381_resized_sten1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72309_2017-12-08_ensecondtake_-_hd_web.mp492936647Cabinet approves long-awaited IRP update Cabinet approves long-awaited IRP update No further IRP consultations as Cabinet approves plan and 27 renewables projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irp-approved-27-renewables-projects-to-be-signed-2017-12-07 Terence Creamer ENERGY INDABA Thu, 07 Dec 2017 19:20:00 +0200 473455 1512736534 1512667200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697199_resized_davidmahlobo1022.jpg Energy Minister David Mahlobo 511 287 Zuma promises ‘seamless’ ANC transition at energy indaba that sidesteps IRP debate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zuma-promises-seamless-anc-transition-at-energy-indaba-that-sidesteps-irp-debate-2017-12-07 Terence Creamer ENERGY INDABA Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:54:00 +0200 473429 1512655214 1512651240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697132_resized_jacobzumadavidmahloboenergyindaba20171022.jpg President Jacob Zuma and Energy Minister David Mahlobo 511 287 Eskom inquiry postponed, suspended CFO Singh accused of delaying tactics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-inquiry-postponed-suspended-cfo-singh-accused-of-delaying-tactics-2017-12-05 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:55:00 +0200 473174 1512482289 1512482100 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Renewables-heavy mix is South Africa’s cheapest option, yet another study confirms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-heavy-mix-is-south-africas-cheapest-option-yet-another-study-confirms-2017-12-01 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 01 Dec 2017 08:45:00 +0200 472788 1512131481 1512110700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695834_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm2010221214duane.jpeg 511 287 GE reaches halfway mark of construction at Medupi power station http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ge-reaches-halfway-mark-of-construction-at-medupi-power-station-2017-11-30 Anine Kilian ELECTRICITY Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:46:00 +0200 472718 1512046794 1512045960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Hendrina power station may not have adequate coal, no load-shedding seen http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hendrina-power-station-may-not-have-adequate-coal-no-load-shedding-seen-2017-11-30 Reuters COAL Thu, 30 Nov 2017 10:11:00 +0200 472641 1512675846 1512029460 1514584800 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695597_resized_lontohcoalrichardsbaystockpile111011duaneonline1022.jpg 511 287 Civil rights groups voice opposition to ‘rushed’ Energy Indaba http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/civil-rights-groups-voice-opposition-to-rushed-energy-indaba-2017-11-29 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Wed, 29 Nov 2017 16:30:00 +0200 472596 1511966950 1511965800 99999999999 Terence Creamer 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695331_resized_koebergelectricitypylons1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Pretoria court to hear application for Molefe to reimburse Eskom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pretoria-court-to-hear-application-for-molefe-to-reimburse-eskom-2017-11-29 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Wed, 29 Nov 2017 08:20:00 +0200 472479 1511936574 1511936400 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Koko disciplinary hearing 'fair and transparent' - Eskom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/koko-disciplinary-hearing-fair-and-transparent---eskom-2017-11-29 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Wed, 29 Nov 2017 08:18:00 +0200 472476 1511936414 1511936280 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Eskom links Medupi new coal-fired unit to national grid http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-links-medupi-new-coal-fired-unit-to-national-grid-2017-11-28 Reuters ELECTRICITY Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:14:00 +0200 472416 1511871356 1511871240 1514412000 Reuters 0 0 Eskom inquiry cancelled for this week http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-inquiry-cancelled-for-this-week-2017-11-27 Reuters STATE CAPTURE Mon, 27 Nov 2017 16:08:00 +0200 472338 1511792096 1511791680 1514325600 Reuters 0 0 Hawks probing Brian Molefe's R30m pension payout claims http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hawks-probing-brian-molefes-r30m-pension-payout-claims-2017-11-24 News24Wire POLITICS Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:08:00 +0200 472141 1511510303 1511503680 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694389_resized_brianmolefe106091022duane.jpg Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe 511 287 Microgrids add new arrow to Africa’s electricity access quiver http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proven-concept-of-microgrids-driving-acceleration-of-uptake-2017-11-24 Mia Breytenbach ELECTRICITY Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471015 1511252281 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693556_resized_accelerating.jpg 511 287 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 In shadow of Opec's noisy oil cuts, Asia's miners quietly tightened coal supplies 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http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/num-postpones-planned-coal-sector-strike-2017-11-17 Creamer Media Reporter COAL Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:44:00 +0200 471563 1510930068 1510929840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Eskom’s business model is ‘no longer fit for purpose’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskoms-business-model-is-no-longer-fit-for-purpose-2017-11-17 Terence Creamer ESKOM CRISIS Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:52:00 +0200 471516 1510914933 1510912320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693074_resized_martinkingston209171022duane.jpg Busa VP Martin Kingston 511 287 Eskom’s ‘business-as-usual’ tariff application comes under fire http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskoms-business-as-usual-tariff-application-comes-under-fire-2017-11-16 Terence Creamer NERSA HEARINGS Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:19:00 +0200 471392 1510843955 1510834740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692834_resized_chrisforleekhomotsomthimunyembuleloncetezojacobmodisenomfundomaseti10221117duane.jpg Nersa's Chris Forlee, Khomotso Mthimunye, Mbulelo Ncetezo, Jacob Modise and Nomfundo Maseti 511 287 CSIR signals renewables-led electricity mix by 2050 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-csir-model-points-to-renewables-led-electricity-mix-by-2050-2017-11-16 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:58:00 +0200 471343 1510913159 1510819080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692621_resized_kaim8180jwright1022.jpg CSIR Energy Centre principal engineer Jarrad Wright 511 287 Study urges Eskom to accelerate station decommissioning, curtail Kusile to shore up solvency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/study-urges-eskom-to-accelerate-station-decommissioning-curtail-kusile-to-shore-up-solvency-2017-11-15 Terence Creamer ESKOM Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:05:00 +0200 471210 1510748877 1510747500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692418_resized_grovesteyn1022.jpg Meridian MD Dr Grové Steyn 511 287 Solidarity ranks SOEs, lambastes 'cadre merry-go-round' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solidarity-ranks-soes-lambastes-cadre-merry-go-round-2017-11-14 Anine Kilian STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:34:00 +0200 471043 1510731841 1510666440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692044_resized_saa1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Eskom admits liquidity is ‘not at desired levels’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-admits-liquidity-is-not-at-desired-levels-2017-11-13 Terence Creamer ESKOM Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:10:00 +0200 470918 1510639737 1510596600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691714_resized_.000684211_resized_seanmaritz107161022duane Eskom interim CEO Sean Maritz 511 287 Innovative civil engineering solution to social ills – Manuel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-civil-engineering-solution-to-social-ills-trevor-manuel-2017-11-10 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Fri, 10 Nov 2017 15:27:00 +0200 470715 1510324843 1510320420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691188_resized_trevormanuel210221111duane.jpg Trevor Manuel 511 287 Ncondezi signs non-binding agreement to develop Mozambique project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ncondezi-signs-non-binding-agreement-to-develop-mozambique-project-2017-11-09 Anine Kilian COAL Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:23:00 +0200 470549 1510237754 1510233780 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Trillian whistleblower says Eskom’s Singh paid R30.6m for no reason http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trillian-whistleblower-says-eskoms-singh-paid-r306m-for-no-reason-2017-11-03 African News Agency STATE CAPTURE Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:54:00 +0200 469957 1509718114 1509717240 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 US energy research body aims to increase African impact with focus on energy poverty http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-energy-research-body-aims-to-increase-african-impact-with-focus-on-energy-poverty-2017-11-03 Terence Creamer ENERGY RESEARCH Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:20:00 +0200 469952 1509717221 1509715200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689815_resized_barrymaccollbiophoto1022.jpg EPRI senior regional manager Barry MacColl 511 287 Newly inaugurated PV microgrid to supply almost 50% of Robben Island’s electricity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robben-island-inaugurates-r25m-microgrid-2017-11-03 Mia Breytenbach RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468781 1509430618 1509660000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687048_resized_electricityabbsamdleonviljoenrobbenisland102017duane1022.jpg LEON VILJOEN This system makes it the ideal solution, not only for the environment, but also from a business perspective 511 287 Report outlines vision for a million South African ‘climate jobs’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/report-outlines-vision-for-a-million-south-african-climate-jobs-2017-11-02 Terence Creamer CLIMATE JOBS Thu, 02 Nov 2017 15:20:00 +0200 469820 1509630687 1509628800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689485_resized_eskommegawattparksolarduanenew.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71727_omcj_booklet_(aidc)_final_4_oct17.pdf7613555One Million Climate Jobs: Moving South Africa Forward on a Low-Carbon, Wage-Led and Sustainable Path One Million Climate Jobs: Moving South Africa Forward on a Low-Carbon, Wage-Led and Sustainable Path Treasury grilled on R74bn deviation procurement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/treasury-grilled-on-r74bn-deviation-procurement-2017-11-02 News24Wire STATE-OWNED ENTITIES Thu, 02 Nov 2017 08:55:00 +0200 469741 1509607192 1509605700 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0