Engineering News | Electricity Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/electricity Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:39:07 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 US nuclear company Westinghouse emerges from bankruptcy protection http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-nuclear-company-westinghouse-has-emerged-from-bankruptcy-protection-2018-08-17 Rebecca Campbell Nuclear Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495024 1534227769 1534456800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Biofuels unviable alternative in South Africa – expert http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biofuel-unviable-alternative-in-s-africa-expert-2018-07-31 Paige Müller Electricity Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494275 1534227763 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743928_resized_witsgreathall31207duane1022.jpg ENERGY LEADERSHIP CENTRE The University of the Witwatersrand launched the Energy Leadership Centre to equip Africa’s energy industry for future technological advancements 511 287 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 Electricity 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 Investors looking for viable infrastructure projects in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/investors-looking-for-viable-infrastructure-projects-in-africa-2018-08-17 Donald Makhafola Electricity Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494144 1534416970 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744208_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine110114duane1022.jpg INVESTING IN INFRASTRUCTURE Investec Bank is considering investment in renewable energy, water desalination and treatment projects, transportation infrastructure and speciality buildings 511 287 NUM says ready to sign Eskom's wage offer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/num-says-ready-to-sign-eskoms-wage-offer-2018-08-16 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:33:00 +0200 495932 1534415695 1534415580 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Kibo receives water permit approval for MCPP http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kibo-receives-water-permit-approval-for-mcpp-2018-08-16 Simone Liedtke ENERGY / COAL Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:56:00 +0200 495878 1534409877 1534409760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Hawks investigate cases related to Gupta-loot worth more than R40bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hawks-investigate-cases-related-to-gupta-loot-worth-more-than-r40bn-2018-08-16 News24Wire STATE CAPTURE Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:18:00 +0200 495838 1534404237 1534403880 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Numsa rejects Eskom disciplinary action proposal against striking workers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numsa-rejects-eskom-disciplinary-action-proposal-against-striking-workers-2018-08-16-1 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:50:00 +0200 495824 1534402308 1534402200 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Gordhan announces whistleblower hotline to boost fight against corruption http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shame-corporates-who-colluded-with-state-capture-into-paying-back-money-gordhan-2018-08-15 News24Wire STATE CAPTURE Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:14:00 +0200 495758 1534400953 1534335240 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747277_resized_pravingordhan09042018dylan1022.jpg Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan 511 287 Kibo to acquire 60% stake in UK energy company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kibo-to-acquire-60-stake-in-uk-energy-company-2018-08-15 Simone Liedtke ENERGY Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:31:00 +0200 495747 1534330029 1534329060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Municipalities owed R139bn for services – Cogta http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipalities-owed-r139bn-for-services-cogta-2018-08-15 News24Wire MUNICIPAL DEBT Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:50:00 +0200 495694 1534316708 1534315800 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Lazard drafting plan to bolster Eskom's balance sheet – sources http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lazard-drafting-plan-to-bolster-balance-sheet-of-safricas-eskom-sources-2018-08-14 Reuters ELECTRICITY Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:41:00 +0200 495654 1534254985 1534254060 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Rukwa plant upgrade set for completion in September http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rukwa-plant-upgrade-set-for-completion-in-september-2018-08-14 Simone Liedtke ENERGY / COAL Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:28:00 +0200 495564 1534231965 1534231680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Fund manager Vantage provides R2bn for six South African renewable energy projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fund-manager-vantage-provides-r2bn-for-six-south-african-renewable-energy-projects-2018-08-14 African News Agency RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:43:00 +0200 495547 1534229265 1534228980 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Kudu gas project might not be viable for Namibia – Energy Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kudu-gas-project-might-not-be-viable-for-namibia-energy-minister-2018-08-14 Reuters ENERGY Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:39:00 +0200 495546 1534229155 1534228740 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Juwi to build, operate three REIPPPP Round 4 solar PV projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/juwi-to-build-operate-three-reipppp-round-4-solar-pv-projects-2018-08-13 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:34:00 +0200 495525 1534171940 1534170840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000746602_resized_renewableenergyjuwirenewableenergies250mwsolarpvproject20820181022.jpg 511 287 Eskom prices oversubscribed $1.5bn notes offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-prices-oversubscribed-15bn-notes-offering-2018-08-13 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:45:00 +0200 495440 1534153714 1534153500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Tribunal to pursue alleged price-fixing, collusion in R240m Eskom tender http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tribunal-to-pursue-alleged-price-fixing-collusion-in-r240m-eskom-tender-2018-08-13 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:36:00 +0200 495411 1534149520 1534149360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Eskom vows to take disciplinary action against striking workers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-vows-to-take-disciplinary-action-against-striking-workers-2018-08-13-1 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Mon, 13 Aug 2018 09:14:00 +0200 495387 1534147064 1534144440 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000746415_resized_electricitygeneralpowerlines21022duane.jpg 511 287 Northern Cape wind farm funds FitzPatrick Institute bird study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/northern-cape-wind-farm-funds-fitzpatrick-institute-bird-study-2018-08-10 Anine Kilian WIND Fri, 10 Aug 2018 15:28:00 +0200 495357 1533909133 1533907680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company appoints resellers to install sealing systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-appoints-resellers-to-install-sealing-systems-2018-08-10 Jessica Oosthuizen Electricity Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493792 1533633607 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742811_resized_piasolarsolarcapitalpvplantdeaar161215duane1022.jpg SOLAR SEALING Southern Africa Master Distributors is in negotiations to supply Beele Engineering products for a solar plant, in the Northern Cape 511 287 Enhanced compressed air dryer launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enhanced-compressed-air-dryer-launched-2018-08-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Electricity Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494210 1533535818 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Anticipated growth for solar furnace market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growth-anticipated-for-solar-furnace-market-2018-08-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Renewable Energy Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493854 1533891915 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742919_resized_lionsmelterferrochrome131014duane1022.jpg VERSATILE Solar furnaces can be installed for controlling heat generation during high temperature processes 511 287 R12m solar PV plant to be installed at Liberty Midlands Mall http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r12m-solar-pv-plant-to-be-installed-at-liberty-midlands-mall-2018-08-08 Nadine James SOLAR Wed, 08 Aug 2018 15:23:00 +0200 495201 1533736352 1533734580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ghanaian President sacks Energy Minister, gives no reason http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ghanaian-president-sacks-energy-minister-gives-no-reason-2018-08-07 Reuters ENERGY Tue, 07 Aug 2018 11:15:00 +0200 495038 1533634633 1533633300 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 SENER, Acciona initiate salt melting process at Kathu CSP project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sener-acciona-initiate-salt-melting-process-at-kathu-csp-project-2018-08-06 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Mon, 06 Aug 2018 16:30:00 +0200 494955 1533565950 1533565800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745572_resized_senertrough2systematkathusolarpark0820181022.jpg SENERtrough-2 system at Kathu Solar Park's concentrated solar power plant 511 287 Eskom pilots incentive designed to claw back 5 TWh of energy-intensive demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-pilots-incentive-designed-to-claw-back-5-twh-of-energy-intensive-demand-2018-08-06 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Mon, 06 Aug 2018 14:05:00 +0200 494906 1533559207 1533557100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745417_resized_powerlines10312duaneonlineen.jpeg 511 287 Energy access a catalyst for economic growth, says green energy company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-access-a-catalyst-for-economic-growth-says-green-energy-company-2018-08-03 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 03 Aug 2018 16:52:00 +0200 494845 1533536900 1533307920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745264_resized_davidmasureikceonewsouthernenergy0818creamermedia1022.jpg New Southern Energy CEO David Masureik 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75557_2018-08-02_david_masureik_-_hd_web.mp430417263New Southern Energy CEO David Masureik speaks to Engineering News Online about renewable energy projects and Africa's energy future. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. New Southern Energy CEO David Masureik speaks to Engineering News Online about renewable energy projects and Africa's energy future. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Power system recovery to take 30 days, load-shedding risk remains high http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-system-recovery-to-take-30-days-load-shedding-risk-remains-high-2018-08-03 Simone Liedtke ELECTRICITY SUPPLY Fri, 03 Aug 2018 15:32:00 +0200 494830 1533308497 1533303120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745225_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Numsa takes Eskom's latest wage offer back to members http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numsa-takes-eskoms-latest-wage-offer-back-to-members-2018-08-03 African News Agency Electricity Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:51:00 +0200 494716 1533283195 1533275460 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745014_resized_irvinjim05151022duane.jpg Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim 511 287 Agreement stokes West African renewable-energy market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agreement-stokes-west-african-renewable-energy-market-2018-07-20 Schalk Burger RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492246 1533214111 1533247200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Solidarity accepts Eskom's latest wage offer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solidarity-accepts-eskoms-latest-wage-offer-2018-08-02 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Thu, 02 Aug 2018 15:49:00 +0200 494687 1533217861 1533217740 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Eskom postpones power interruptions to the Emfuleni municipality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-postpone-power-interruptions-to-the-emfuleni-municipality-2018-08-02 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Thu, 02 Aug 2018 14:29:00 +0200 494661 1533214393 1533212940 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Eskom offers investors up to $1.5bn of 10-year bonds – source http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-offers-investors-up-to-15bn-of-10-year-bonds-source-2018-08-02 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 02 Aug 2018 11:43:00 +0200 494609 1533203435 1533202980 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 IFC, Gaia partnership working to power Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ifc-gaia-partnership-working-to-power-africa-2018-08-01 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 01 Aug 2018 16:51:00 +0200 494534 1533281440 1533135060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 AMSA studies new Vanderbijl electric arc furnace as it moves to restart Vereeniging mill http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-studies-new-vanderbijl-electric-arc-furnace-as-it-moves-to-restart-vereeniging-mill-2018-08-01 Terence Creamer STEEL Wed, 01 Aug 2018 16:30:00 +0200 494528 1533135539 1533133800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744545_resized_kobusverster110220118duane.jpg AMSA CEO Kobus Verster 511 287 Energy access solution lies in adopting VRFB technology in renewable energy – Nikomarov http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-access-solution-lies-in-adopting-vrfb-technology-in-renewable-energy-nikomarov-2018-08-01 Simone Liedtke ENERGY / VANADIUM Wed, 01 Aug 2018 16:01:00 +0200 494520 1533233713 1533132060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744528_resized_mikhailnikomarovceobushveldenergy0718creamermedia1022.jpg Bushveld Energy CEO Mikhail Nikomarov 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75513_2018-07-30_bushveld_-_hd_web.mp422777654Bushveld Energy CEO Mikhail Nikomarov speaks to Mining Weekly Online about the company's mission to address Africa's electricity shortage through cost effective storage and vanadium applications for Africa-specific solutions. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd Bushveld Energy CEO Mikhail Nikomarov speaks to Mining Weekly Online about the company's mission to address Africa's electricity shortage through cost effective storage and vanadium applications for Africa-specific solutions. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd