Engineering News | Electricity Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/electricity Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:23:15 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 ‘Significant implications’ for design of African power markets as renewables prices fall http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/significant-implications-for-design-of-african-power-markets-as-renewables-prices-fall-2017-06-26 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:10:00 +0200 456617 1498486430 1498486200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659610_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm610221214duane.jpeg 511 287 Eskom refuses to provide information on Tegeta claim settlement – AfriBusiness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-refuses-to-provide-information-on-tegeta-claim-settlement-afribusiness-2017-06-23 Anine Kilian COAL Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:32:00 +0200 456489 1498229089 1498228320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 If Koko returns, it won’t be as acting CEO, Brown avers, as she unveils interim board http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/if-koko-returns-it-wont-be-as-acting-ceo-brown-avers-as-she-unveils-interim-board-2017-06-23 Terence Creamer ESKOM Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:35:00 +0200 456476 1498227208 1498224900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659296_resized_lynnebrown0717duane1022.jpg Zethembe Khoza, Lynne Brown, Ben Martins and Johnny Dladla 511 287 Global atomic agency selects South African for key regulatory post http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-atomic-agency-selects-south-african-for-key-regulatory-post-2017-06-23 Keith Campbell NUCLEAR Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:26:00 +0200 456460 1498227516 1498220760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659204_resized_bismarktyobeka403151022duane2.jpg Dr Bismark Tyobeka 511 287 AI expected to be key disrupter in transition to smart-city status http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/urbanisation-trends-highlight-smart-city-enabling-technology-as-attractive-investment-2017-06-23 David Oliveira INVESTMENT TRENDS Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455243 1497877710 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Bolting technology supplier establishes base in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bolting-technology-supplier-establishes-base-in-south-africa-2017-06-23 Nadine James Electricity Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454908 1498201109 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659031_resized_gysnell1022.jpg GYS NELL ITH intends to supply precision bolting tools and products to the power generation, mining and industrial industries. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69345_2017-05-23_ith2_-_hd_web.mp413499662ITH South Africa GM Gys Nell discusses the background, aims and offering of the ITH group. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. ITH South Africa GM Gys Nell discusses the background, aims and offering of the ITH group. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. 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 Electricity Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454906 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Lighting solutions company adapts to changing technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lighting-solutions-company-adapts-to-changing-technology-2017-06-23 Nica Schreuder Renewable Energy Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454794 1498465559 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655210_resized_highmastlightingbekaschreder20161022.jpg Caption: HIGHMAST LIGHTING Beka Schrèder completed a highmast lighting project on the N3 national route connecting Johannesburg and Durban 511 287 S Africa’s attractiveness to investors dependent on economic recovery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africas-attractiveness-to-investors-dependent-on-economic-recovery-2017-06-23 Nadine James Electricity Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454907 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655495_resized_0000185538encouraginginternationaltrade1022.jpg RESOLUTE RELATIONSHIP German businesses have deep roots in South Africa and are unlikely to pull out any time soon 511 287 Tech watchers forecast major disruption on way for power utilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tech-watchers-forecast-major-disruption-on-way-for-power-utilities-2017-06-23 Schalk Burger Electricity Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455134 1498203413 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655989_resized_sapiotvptomraftery05171022.jpg TOM RAFTERY Utilities will be completely changed in ten years’ time 511 287 South Africa committed to nuclear power expansion, process to be open – Zuma http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-committed-to-nuclear-power-expansion-process-to-be-open-zuma-2017-06-22 Reuters NUCLEAR Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:50:00 +0200 456359 1498139516 1498139400 1500674400 Reuters 0 0 Dladla appointed acting Eskom CEO ahead of closely watched AGM http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dladla-appointed-acting-eskom-ceo-ahead-of-closely-watched-agm-2017-06-22 Terence Creamer ESKOM Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:28:00 +0200 456318 1498143746 1498134480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658966_resized_johnnydladla08.jpeg Johnny Dladla 511 287 Mitsubishi Hitachi, Sumitomo ink ¥38bn power plant deal with Tunisian company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mitsubishi-hitachi-sumitomo-ink-38bn-power-plant-deal-with-tunisian-company-2017-06-21 Creamer Media Reporter ENERGY Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:15:00 +0200 456202 1498055318 1498054500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 City Power again urges citizens to report meters that have been tampered with http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-power-again-urges-citizens-to-report-meters-that-have-been-tampered-with-2017-06-21 Megan van Wyngaardt ELECTRICITY Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:07:00 +0200 456183 1498058845 1498050420 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 MPs to include State capture in Molefe probe http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mps-to-include-state-capture-in-molefe-probe-2017-06-21-1 African News Agency STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:20:00 +0200 456169 1498047805 1498047600 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Sarec disappointed by govt task team’s report to Parliament on renewables impasse http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sarec-disappointed-by-govt-task-teams-report-to-parliament-on-renewables-impasse-2017-06-21 Megan van Wyngaardt RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:01:00 +0200 456163 1498045252 1498042860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658371_resized_kougawindfarm1022.jpg 511 287 Nuclear power increasingly replacing traditional sources of power generation – Kemm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-power-increasingly-replacing-traditional-sources-of-power-generation-kemm-2017-06-20 Dylan Slater NUCLEAR Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:29:00 +0200 456060 1497969009 1497968940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Brown accused of exaggerating renewable energy prices http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brown-accused-of-exaggerating-renewable-energy-prices-2017-06-20 African News Agency RENEWABLES Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:37:00 +0200 456028 1497963062 1497962220 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658062_resized_lynnebrown106141022duane.jpg 511 287 Rosatom, Zambia agree to cooperate on nuclear energy development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rosatom-zambia-agree-to-cooperate-on-nuclear-energy-development-2017-06-19 Dylan Slater NUCLEAR Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:36:00 +0200 455914 1497883145 1497882960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657715_resized_owenmugemezuluevgenypakermanovrosatommousigningatomexpo0620171022.jpg Zambia Ministry of Higher Education permanent secretary Owen Mugemezulu and Rusatom Overseas president Evgeny Pakermanov 511 287 Lemur outlines benefits of proposed Madagascar coal project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lemur-to-develop-coal-fired-power-station-in-madagascar-2017-06-19 Anine Kilian COAL Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:23:00 +0200 455911 1498221135 1497882180 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Companies Tribunal to hear case on SAA chair Dudu Myeni http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companies-tribunal-to-hear-case-on-saa-chair-dudu-myeni-2017-06-19 News24Wire SAA Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:01:00 +0200 455747 1497848807 1497848460 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657323_resized_dudumyeni10161022duane.jpg SAA Chair Dudu Myeni 511 287 Company aims for positive impact on environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aims-for-positive-impact-on-environment-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Electricity Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454103 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Luminaire manufacturer expands product offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/luminaire-manufacturer-expands-product-offering-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Electricity Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454010 1497860516 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653247_resized_solonestandaloneluminaire052017bekaschreder1022.jpg SOL-ONE The luminaire has an integrated photocell and an integrated motion sensor 511 287 Malawi and Tanzania sign MOU for Songwe River Basin Programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/malawi-and-tanzania-sign-mou-for-songwe-river-basin-programme-2017-06-16 David Oliveira River Basin Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454400 1497253649 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Municipality reduces GHG by using buses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-johannesburg-municipality-aims-to-reduce-ghg-using-green-bus-fleet-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Electricity Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454009 1497253646 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Need for business to safeguard and support environmental protection initiatives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-business-to-safeguard-and-support-environmental-protection-initiatives-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Electricity Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455401 1497855448 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656500_resized_bailedwaste062017interwaste1022.jpg REWARDING BENEFITS By obtaining green accreditation, businesses are recognised and can be rewarded for the role they play in protecting the environment 511 287 Rocket technology idea wins Global Impact Challenge Award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/asteroid-mining-idea-wins-global-impact-challenge-award-2017-06-16 Mia Breytenbach INNOVATION Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454229 1497253650 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653798_resized_singularitysaglobalimpactchallengejonathanlun0620171022.jpg JONATHAN LUN My idea is to use . . . a vacuum arc thruster, that consumes asteroid metal as fuel to achieve industrial-scale transport of mined asteroid material 511 286 South Africans more conscious of greener ways of living http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africans-more-conscious-of-greener-ways-of-living-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Electricity Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454131 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653551_resized_windturbinesstandingreenfieldsatthevedadillowindenergyfarmoperatedbyaccionasainnavarraspain1022bloomberg.jpg INITIAL FOCUS The rating system developed by the Green Building Council of South Africa was initially only focused on new buildings 511 287 Budding local wind technicians graduate on Global Wind Day http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/budding-local-wind-technicians-graduate-on-global-wind-day-2017-06-15 Kim Cloete WIND Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:37:00 +0200 455719 1497552028 1497551820 99999999999 Kim Cloete 0 0 Wind energy continues to grow as installed capacity reaches 500 GW http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-continues-to-grow-as-installed-capacity-reaches-500-gw-2017-06-15 Anine Kilian RENEWABLES Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:30:00 +0200 455684 1497534741 1497533400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Eskom confirms tariff application, says necessary for financial sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-confirms-tariff-application-says-necessary-for-financial-sustainability-2017-06-14 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:35:00 +0200 455533 1497451735 1497450900 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Eskom downgrade has AMSA CEO worried about steel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-downgrade-has-amsa-ceo-worried-about-steel-2017-06-14 Anine Kilian STEEL Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:33:00 +0200 455529 1497452691 1497450780 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656787_resized_wimdeklerk110220217duane.jpg ArcelorMittal South Africa CEO Wim de Klerk 511 287 South Africa should be proud of wind energy achievements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-should-be-proud-of-wind-energy-achievements-2017-06-14 Megan van Wyngaardt RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:18:00 +0200 455526 1497451511 1497449880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656778_resized_kougawindfarm1022.jpg 511 287 Eskom issues fresh threat of disconnection to defaulting municipalities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-issues-fresh-threat-of-disconnection-to-defaulting-municipalities-2017-06-14 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:27:00 +0200 455510 1497446903 1497446820 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 NPC commissioner calls for energy-planning overhaul http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/npc-commissioner-calls-for-energy-planning-overhaul-2017-06-14 Terence Creamer ENERGY PLANNING Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:45:00 +0200 455437 1497509943 1497429900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656591_resized_powerlines80407duaneonline.jpeg 511 287 Moody's downgrades South Africa's power utility Eskom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/moodys-downgrades-south-africas-power-utility-eskom-2017-06-14 Reuters ELECTRICITY Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:31:00 +0200 455385 1498221963 1497421860 1499983200 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657123_resized_eskommegawattpark104051022duane.jpg 511 287 Congo tells consortia to form joint bid for Inga 3 hydro project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/congo-tells-consortia-to-form-joint-bid-for-inga-3-hydro-project-2017-06-14 Reuters HYDROPOWER Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:29:00 +0200 455384 1497421900 1497421740 1499983200 Reuters 0 0