Engineering News | Electricity Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/electricity Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:06:23 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Energy storage seen as an enabler for grid modernisation in realising IRP 2030 vision http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-storage-seen-as-an-enabler-for-grid-modernisation-in-realising-irp-2030-vision-2018-10-23 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:33:00 +0200 502526 1540291275 1540287180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761832_resized_thavagovender1018dylan1022.jpg Eskom generation group executive Thava Govender 511 287 Pollutec 2018 shines the spotlight on Burkina Faso http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pollutec-2018-shines-the-spotlight-on-burkina-faso-2018-10-22 Tasneem Bulbulia ENVIRONMENTAL Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0200 502445 1540284628 1540274400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761797_resized_pollutecafricaarea20161020181022.jpg 511 287 Eskom gearing up for big grid-scale battery storage roll-out http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-gearing-up-for-big-grid-scale-battery-storage-roll-out-2018-10-22 Terence Creamer ENERGY STORAGE Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:15:00 +0200 502438 1540220175 1540217700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761607_resized_eskomresearchcentregermiston110917duane1022.jpg Eskom has been testing battery storage solutions at its research facility in Rosherville for the past few years 511 287 Nersa initiates public consultation process on two Eskom applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nersa-initiates-public-consultation-process-on-two-eskom-applications-2018-10-22 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY REGULATION Mon, 22 Oct 2018 14:10:00 +0200 502413 1540210687 1540210200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Congo sets deadline for plan on 11 000 MW hydropower plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/congo-sets-deadline-for-plan-on-11-000-mw-hydropower-plant-2018-10-22 Bloomberg HYDROPOWER Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:24:00 +0200 502394 1540211599 1540203840 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Eskom director resigns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-director-resigns-2018-10-19 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:11:00 +0200 502322 1539958692 1539958260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761412_resized_eskomlogomegawattpark1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Growing risk of ‘reform by default’ as South Africa battles to adapt to electricity transition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growing-risk-of-reform-by-default-as-south-africa-battles-to-adapt-to-electricity-transition-2018-10-19 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:38:00 +0200 502316 1539958743 1539952680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 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http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irp-2018-suffers-from-major-failings-affirms-nuclear-analyst-2018-10-19 Rebecca Campbell ELECTRICITY PLANNING – 2 Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501069 1539671138 1539900000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Germany's Voith to supply more turbines for Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/germanys-voith-to-supply-more-turbines-for-ethiopias-renaissance-dam-2018-10-18 Reuters HYDROPOWER Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:16:00 +0200 502131 1539850679 1539850560 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Keep coal’s current share of the energy mix, says NUM http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/keep-coals-current-share-of-the-energy-mix-says-num-2018-10-18 Kim Cloete COAL Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:31:00 +0200 502100 1539844760 1539844260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Renewable energy industry comments on draft IRP http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-industry-comments-on-draft-irp-2018-10-17 Kim Cloete ENERGY Wed, 17 Oct 2018 22:05:00 +0200 502090 1539847987 1539806700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Organisations raise objections to the draft IRP http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisations-raise-objections-to-the-draft-irp-2018-10-17 Kim Cloete ENERGY Wed, 17 Oct 2018 21:55:00 +0200 502088 1539849125 1539806100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 First electricity from Imaloto slated for 2021 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-electricity-from-imaloto-slated-for-2021-2018-10-17 Simone Liedtke COAL / ENERGY Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:47:00 +0200 502075 1539786849 1539784020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760899_resized_fortunemojapelo1022.jpg Bushveld Minerals CEO Fortune Mojapelo 511 287 GE calls for more coal power within the IRP http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ge-calls-for-more-coal-power-within-the-irp-2018-10-17 Kim Cloete COAL Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:37:00 +0200 502060 1539841595 1539779820 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landfill, in KwaZulu-Natal. 511 287 CSIR seeks municipal partners for energy master plan pilot project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-seeks-municipal-partners-for-energy-master-plan-pilot-project-2018-10-16 Terence Creamer ENERGY PLANNING Tue, 16 Oct 2018 08:45:00 +0200 501870 1539699652 1539672300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760443_resized_clintoncarterbrown1022.jpeg CSIR Energy Centre head Dr Clinton Carter-Brown 511 287 Eskom executive for generation Thava Govender quits http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-executive-for-generation-thava-govender-quits-2018-10-15 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:45:00 +0200 501845 1539614872 1539614700 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 CER attorneys to address MPs on new coal in the IRP http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cer-attorneys-to-address-mps-on-new-coal-in-the-irp-2018-10-15 Creamer Media Reporter ENERGY Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:27:00 +0200 501829 1539610660 1539610020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Roman’s Pizza head office kitted out with solar PV plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/romans-pizza-head-office-kitted-out-with-solar-pv-plant-2018-10-15 Marleny Arnoldi SOLAR Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:54:00 +0200 501802 1539601101 1539600840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Renewable energy sector could provide jobs boost to SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-sector-could-provide-jobs-boost-to-sa-2018-10-15 African News Agency RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:04:00 +0200 501794 1539598633 1539597840 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 South Africa’s synfuels know-how could give it edge as world mulls power fuels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-synfuels-know-how-could-give-it-edge-as-world-mulls-power-fuels-2018-10-15 Terence Creamer ENERGY TRANSITION Mon, 15 Oct 2018 08:30:00 +0200 501729 1539690098 1539585000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760236_resized_sasolsecundapowerlines310221114duane.jpeg Transmission lines with Sasol's Secunda complex in the background, where synthetic fuels and chemicals are produced from coal 511 287 KenGen says new geothermal plant nearly ready http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kengen-says-new-geothermal-plant-nearly-ready-2018-10-12 Reuters ENERGY Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:10:00 +0200 501714 1539353512 1539353400 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Exxaro looks to fill Eskom coal shortage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exxaro-looks-to-fill-eskom-coal-shortage-2018-10-12 Reuters ENERGY Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:45:00 +0200 501710 1539354937 1539351900 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Lethabo unit to remain out of service for 3 months following boiler rupture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lethabo-unit-to-remain-out-of-service-for-3-months-following-boiler-rupture-2018-10-11 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:29:00 +0200 501611 1539268442 1539268140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Wind body to request smoothing of procurement profile in IRP submission http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-body-to-request-smoothing-of-procurement-profile-in-irp-submission-2018-10-11 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:50:00 +0200 501590 1539263441 1539262200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759895_resized_nojoliwindfarm11022.jpg The Nojoli wind farm 511 287 Cape vulture provides inspiration for homegrown vertical-axis wind turbine http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-vulture-provides-inspiration-for-homegrown-vertical-axis-wind-turbine-2018-10-10 Creamer Media Reporter Electricity Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:39:00 +0200 501339 1539350881 1539261540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759760_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 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http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759304_resized_tobiasbischofniemz410220816duane.jpg Dr Tobias Bischof-Niemz 511 287 Medupi’s fifth unit synchronised to the national grid – Eskom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/medupis-fifth-unit-synchronised-to-the-national-grid-eskom-2018-10-09 Simone Liedtke ENERGY / ELECTRICITY Tue, 09 Oct 2018 16:52:00 +0200 501311 1539096953 1539096720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Technology cost assumptions used to produce IRP explained http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-cost-assumptions-used-to-produce-irp-explained-2018-10-09 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY PLANNING Tue, 09 Oct 2018 10:15:00 +0200 501225 1539262928 1539072900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759067_resized_deaarsolarpanelsjune2013new.jpeg 511 287 Bladon’s new microturbine genset to power up telecoms towers 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