Engineering News | Electrical Power Generation and Transmission http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/electrical-power-generation-and-transmission Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:54:29 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Company offers customisable electrical distribution solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-customisable-electrical-distribution-solution-2018-04-20 Jessica Oosthuizen Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482828 1523947432 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717704_resized_minisubstationtrafopowersolutions04181022.jpg MADE-TO-ORDER Well proven dry-type technology is being used in Trafo Power Solutions’ customised dry-type mini substations 511 287 Distributed generation can mitigate transmission constraints in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/distributed-generation-can-mitigate-transmission-constraints-in-africa-2018-04-20 Jessica Oosthuizen Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482954 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718000_resized_matthewbell04181022.jpg MATTHEW BELL Himoinsa has spent a lot of time developing a distributed generation offering to the marketplace 511 287 Investor interest in Africa’s power sectors remains significant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/investor-interest-in-africas-power-sectors-remains-significant-2018-04-20 Jessica Oosthuizen Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482893 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717860_resized_dineshbuldoo04181022.jpg DINESH BULDOO Transmission and distribution networks are equally critical components to electrifying Africa 511 287 Renewable energy crucial to Africa’s power http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-will-play-crucial-role-in-supplying-power-to-africa-2018-04-20 Jessica Oosthuizen Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482888 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717829_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine2001141022duane.jpg POWER OF NATURE Many African leaders have realised the crucial role that renewable energy can and will play in bringing power to their people 511 287 Africa pursuing diversified energy investments to deliver power http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-pursuing-diversified-energy-investments-to-deliver-power-2018-04-20 Jessica Oosthuizen Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482969 1524733544 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718007_resized_webbmeko04181022.jpg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQ2yoZpx3Lo 511 287 Cogeneration valuable to S Africa’s energy mix http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cogeneration-valuable-to-s-africas-energy-mix-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448391 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639000_resized_eternitypowervuselelaenergy032017jpg1022.jpg AWARD-WINNING SOLUTIONS Vuselela Energy’s Eternity Power project is enabling a smelter in Rustenburg to harvest thermal energy and convert it into energy 511 287 Alternative power supply approach to benefit low-income areas http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-power-supply-approach-to-benefit-low-income-areas-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448503 1492075739 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Generator giant to expand its Southern Africa network http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/generator-giant-to-expand-its-southern-africa-network-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448502 1492075739 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639311_resized_himoinsageneratorsets0320171022.jpg STRENGTHENING NETWORKS Himoinsa’s new subsidiary will operate primarily as a base to provide more technical and after-sales support for Himoinsa’s distributor network Southern Africa 511 287 Clamp an effective cable-theft solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/clamp-an-effective-cable-theft-solution-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448393 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Cross-border power to boost African economies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cross-border-power-to-boost-african-economies-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448499 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Integrated energy solutions Africa’s answer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-energy-solutions-africas-answer-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448394 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 3 500 North West households to be electrified http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/3-500-north-west-households-to-be-electrified-2016-07-29 Robyn Wilkinson Top Electricity Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420136 1469520958 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Power builds to continue despite decreased demand across industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-builds-to-continue-despite-decreased-demand-across-industries-2016-07-29 Robyn Wilkinson Top Electricity Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420091 1469521000 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000568591_resized_facingnorth1022.jpg MEDUPI POWER STATION Unit 5 at Medupi first fired on oil in June 511 287 Agency supports waste-to-energy project in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-agency-supports-south-african-waste-to-energy-project-2016-07-29 Robyn Wilkinson Top Electricity Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420152 1469521115 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 S Africa renewables sector growing well http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-renewables-sector-growing-well-2016-07-29 Robyn Wilkinson Top Electricity Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420247 1469521204 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000569061_resized_mariaanwoest111022.jpg MARIAAN WOEST Micro hydros are the way forward in terms of electricity on a more localised scale 511 287 Solar gaining traction in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-gaining-traction-in-south-africa-2016-07-29 Robyn Wilkinson Top Electricity Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420095 1469521268 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000568603_resized_karaglensolarconfiguration1022.jpg KARAGLEN SHOPPING CENTRE The installation of 1 250 units of solar modules at the centre in Edenvale is one of the biggest solar projects of its kind completed in Gauteng to date 511 287 Construction on the largest solar field in S Africa to start in 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-on-the-largest-solar-field-in-s-africa-to-start-in-2017-2016-07-29 Robyn Wilkinson Top Projects Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420108 1469521306 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Clearing environmental hurdles to power supply growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/clearing-environmental-hurdles-to-power-supply-growth-2016-07-29 Robyn Wilkinson Top Electricity Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420103 1469521391 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Concentrated solar plants valuable for South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concentrated-solar-plants-valuable-for-s-africa-2016-07-29 Robyn Wilkinson TOP ELECTRICITY PROJECTS Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420093 1473405433 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000568599_resized_acwapowerbokpoort11022.jpg MULTIPLE BENEFITS The Bokpoort concentrated solar plant is providing significant economic and social development for the iKheis municipal community 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/62238_2016-07-11_aci_-_hd_web.mp427937284Investing in Africa Holdings directors Gabriel Reeder and Mandla Sibanda discuss the value of concentrated solar plants in South Africa Investing in Africa Holdings directors Gabriel Reeder and Mandla Sibanda discuss the value of concentrated solar plants in South Africa Power factor correction to help lessen load http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-factor-correction-to-help-lessen-load-2016-04-15 Simon Sonnekus Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 406543 1460445187 1460671200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Current trends shift company’s focus to IPPs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/current-trends-shift-companys-focus-to-ipps-2016-04-15 Simon Sonnekus Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 406548 1460445187 1460671200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Innovative power generation projects share award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-power-generation-projects-share-award-2016-04-15 Simon Sonnekus Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 406528 1460445555 1460671200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000531062_resized_nicolebarwisevuselelaceoafricanenergyawards0320161022.jpg AFRICAN ENERGY AWARDS Both Nicole Barwise and Vuselela Energy were awarded the R300 000 innovation prize 511 287 Redistribution key for Africa’s power future http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/redistribution-key-for-africas-power-future-2016-04-15 Simon Sonnekus Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 406565 1460716940 1460671200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000531167_resized_choeuchose10511duane11022.jpg CHOSE CHOEU Eskom and other power providers across the continent should also increase efforts to decentralise electrification solutions 511 287 Quality expansion joints essential for efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quality-expansion-joints-essential-for-efficient-power-station-operation-2015-07-31 Dylan Slater TOP PROJECTS Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 377627 1438066872 1438293600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000446417_resized_dhuva161022.jpg DUVHA RETROFIT Flextra is retrofitting fabric expansion joints at Eskom’s Duvha power station on all its vertical-duct expansion joints 511 287 South African locomotives specialist ventures further into Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-locomotives-specialist-ventures-further-into-africa-2015-07-31 Creamer Media Reporter Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 379173 1438073655 1438293600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000450966_resized_advertorialvb166831022.jpg 511 287 Successful independent renewable-energy projects boosting industry regionally http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/successful-independent-renewable-energy-projects-boosting-industry-regionally-2015-07-31 Dylan Slater Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 378489 1438333596 1438293600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000448941_resized_kieranwhyte1022.jpg KIERAN WHYTE The renewable energy independent power producer procurement programme has proven to be a “hugely successful” South African business model 511 287 Fast-track power contracts expanded in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fast-track-power-contracts-expanded-in-africa-2015-07-31 Dylan Slater TOP PROJECTS Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 377917 1438333627 1438293600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000447316_resized_2342591022.jpg GAS POWER APR Energy has invested significantly in gas-fired power projects in Africa 511 287 Africa shows interest in hydroelectric scheme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydroelectric-scheme-shows-potential-for-future-power-demand-in-africa-2015-07-31 Dylan Slater TOP PROJECTS Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 377915 1438333961 1438293600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000447305_resized_powerlines904071022duane.jpg POWER POTENTIAL Central Africa has significant hydropower potential to meet both its local and export requirements 511 287 First-of-its-kind cogen plant fully commissioned http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-of-its-kind-cogen-plant-fully-commissioned-2015-07-31 Dylan Slater TOP PROJECTS Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 377630 1438772066 1438293600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000446438_resized_untfitled1022.jpg ETERNITY PROJECT The Eternity Project is the world’s first cogeneration power plant that uses an organic rankine cycle 511 287 Rooftop solar is the way forward – power management company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rooftop-solar-is-the-way-forward-power-management-company-2015-04-17 Dylan Slater Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 365225 1428934097 1429221600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000409970_resized_louisukjan20151022.jpg LOUIS SHAFFER It would be in South Africa’s best interest to pursue rooftop solar to add a few gigawatts in the near future 511 287 Country-specific planning key to obtaining IPP licences http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/country-specific-planning-key-to-obtaining-ipp-licences-2015-04-17 Dylan Slater Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 365215 1428934097 1429221600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000409947_resized_naturalgaspipeline1022bloomberg.jpg STRANDED POWER It would not be feasible to propose building a thermal plant in a location far from the nearest gas pipeline 511 287 ‘All hands on deck’ needed for energy efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficiency-needs-all-hands-on-deck-says-institute-2015-04-17 Dylan Slater Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 365237 1428934097 1429221600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000410035_resized_barrybredenkamp204081022duane.jpg BARRY BREDENKAMP The number one priority of enhancing energy efficiency and reducing the emissions of large-scale electricity generation is gathering data 511 287 Mobile substations assist Eskom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-substations-assist-eskom-2015-04-17 Dylan Slater Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 365212 1428934097 1429221600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000409921_resized_jhbwaterbiogas11022.jpg BURNING METHANE Zest WEG Group is focusing on gas-powered electricity generation in industries where methane is prevalent 511 287 Medupi generates first power http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/medupi-generates-first-power-2015-04-17 David Oliveira Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 365310 1428934098 1429221600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Solar panel coating extends performance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-panel-coating-extends-performance-in-harsh-conditions-2015-04-17 Dylan Slater Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 365284 1428934098 1429221600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000410200_resized_netshieldsolar120909duane1022.jpg HARSH ENVIRONMENTS CleanARC coatings serve to extend the performance of photovoltaic products in harsh conditions 511 287 Shunt reactors designed for domestic market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shunt-reactors-designed-for-domestic-market-2015-04-17 Dylan Slater Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 365285 1428934098 1429221600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000410204_resized_pttreactor1022.jpg SHUNT REACTORS Powertech Transformers has designed and built specialty transformers for use in the South African industry 511 287 Egypt diversifies energy mix http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-plants-wind-energy-expansions-diversify-egypts-energy-mix-2015-04-17 Dylan Slater Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 365278 1428934098 1429221600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000410196_resized_windturbines1022.jpg HARNESSING WIND POWER Siemens will manufacture rotor blade for wind turbines to contribute to the 2 GW of wind power capacity that will be generated in Egypt 511 287 Dubai diversifies energy mix with solar farm expansion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dubai-diversifies-energy-mix-with-solar-farm-expansion-2015-04-17 Dylan Slater Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 365309 1428934098 1429221600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000410285_resized_9d0da4703201x2bc1wtransparent1022.jpg EXPANDING USE OF SOLAR Regulations in Dubai are aimed at encouraging people to install solar energy 511 287