Engineering News | Electricity Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/electricity Sun, 22 Oct 2017 22:42:58 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Robben Island inaugurates R25m microgrid http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robben-island-inaugurates-r25m-microgrid-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach RENEWABLES Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:21:00 +0200 468481 1508510144 1508509260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686506_resized_abbrobbenisland210171022duane.jpg 511 287 Brian Molefe’s young wife boosted his pension payout http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brian-molefes-young-wife-boosted-his-pension-payout-2017-10-20 News24Wire STATE CAPTURE Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:52:00 +0200 468462 1508496821 1508496720 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Nersa releases dates and venues for upcoming Eskom hearings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nersa-releases-dates-and-venues-for-upcoming-eskom-hearings-2017-10-20 Creamer Media Reporter ELECTRICITY Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:30:00 +0200 468449 1508493613 1508491800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686421_resized_nersa406151022duane.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71583_dates_and_venues_.pdf60967Dates and venues for Nersa public hearings on Eskom's 2018/19 revenue application Dates and venues for Nersa public hearings on Eskom's 2018/19 revenue application Parly committee rejects BLF’s demand that it stop Eskom inquiry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/parly-committee-rejects-blfs-demand-that-it-stop-eskom-inquiry-2017-10-20 African News Agency POLITICS Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:49:00 +0200 468438 1508492759 1508489340 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686401_resized_blacklandfirstblf1022.jpg 511 287 Eskom approval is last remaining hurdle for R2.3bn Seriti Coal deal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-approval-is-last-remaining-hurdle-for-r23bn-seriti-coal-deal-2017-10-20 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY & COAL Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:50:00 +0200 468431 1508486676 1508485800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686371_resized_sizwemncwango10220913duane.jpeg Thebe Energy and Resources CEO Sizwe Mncwango 511 287 Engie targets Africa with home solar acquisition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engie-targets-africa-with-home-solar-acquisition-2017-10-20 Reuters RENEWABLES Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:20:00 +0200 468425 1508484798 1508484000 1511128800 Reuters 0 0 New business model drives group’s resurgence in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-business-model-drives-groups-resurgence-in-africa-2017-10-20 Robyn Wilkinson Electricity Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466834 1508223552 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682707_resized_elbminingequipment1020171022.jpg ACCESSING NEW MARKETS ELB has been focused predominately on the mineral and metals market and diversification will enable it to better protect its balance sheet during future commodity downturns 511 287 IDC will invest in infrastructure that unlocks industrialisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-idc-is-committed-to-investing-in-infrastructure-2017-10-20 Keith Campbell Infrastructure – 1 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467285 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Property developer launches SA’s first dual-certified property portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/property-developer-launches-sas-first-dual-certified-property-portfolio-progresses-developments-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467231 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683656_resized_growthpointdiscoverybuilding0920171022.jpg WRAPPING UP Growthpoint Properties is nearing completion on the 112 000 m2 office development for Discovery, in Sandton 511 287 Local gas company trials diesel dual-fuel kits on long-haul trucks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-gas-company-trials-ddf-kits-on-long-haul-trucks-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach GAS FUEL Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467136 1508244275 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683414_resized_gastetra4truckconversion0820171022.jpg SAVINGS PURSUIT Indicative results can play a role in the development of an alternative cost-saving methodology for fleet owners and in pursuing and encouraging fleet optimisation 511 287 Eskom’s new R174bn grid plan includes R18bn for IPP connections http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskoms-new-r174bn-grid-plan-includes-r18bn-for-ipp-connections-2017-10-19 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:45:00 +0200 468385 1508425171 1508424300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686220_resized_powerlines10312duaneonlineen.jpeg 511 287 FBI opens investigation into South Africa's Guptas – FT http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fbi-opens-investigation-into-south-africas-guptas-ft-2017-10-19 Reuters STATE CAPTURE Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:52:00 +0200 468331 1508408337 1508406720 1511042400 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686074_resized_atulgupta101111022duane.jpg Atul Gupta 511 287 Outa accuses Eskom consultants of ‘gambling’ with public money http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outa-accuses-eskom-consultants-of-gambling-with-public-money-2017-10-19 Kim Cloete STATE CAPTURE Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:56:00 +0200 468318 1508405719 1508403360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686046_resized_tedblom07171022duane.jpg Ted Blom 511 287 What the Cabinet reshuffle means for the electricity supply industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/what-the-cabinet-reshuffle-means-for-the-electricity-supply-industry-2017-10-18 Creamer Media Reporter ELECTRICITY Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:23:00 +0200 468174 1508394893 1508394180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685898_resized_sten1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71552_2017-10-18_secondtake_en_-_hd_web.mp4111174218What the Cabinet reshuffle means for the electricity supply industry What the Cabinet reshuffle means for the electricity supply industry ‘Absolutely no need' for nuclear, Dames says in State-capture testimony http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/absolutely-no-need-for-nuclear-dames-says-in-state-capture-testimony-2017-10-18 Kim Cloete STATE CAPTURE Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:15:00 +0200 468244 1508394294 1508339700 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685874_resized_briandames20171022.jpg Former Eskom CEO Brian Dames 511 287 Opinion: No guarantee Zuma’s new ‘fission expedition’ will succeed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-no-guarantee-zumas-new-fission-expedition-will-succeed-2017-10-18 Terence Creamer CABINET RESHUFFLE Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:45:00 +0200 468219 1508490733 1508330700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685817_resized_davidmahlobo105141022duane.jpg Energy Minister David Mahlobo 511 287 ‘You are too late’ – Dames on State capture inquiry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/you-are-too-late-former-eskom-boss-brian-dames-2017-10-18 News24Wire POLITICS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:15:00 +0200 468173 1508318599 1508314500 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685708_resized_briandames110220114duane.jpg Former Eskom CEO Brian Dames 511 287 Zwane to Parliament – Am I being investigated? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zwane-to-parliament-am-i-being-investigated-2017-10-18-1 News24Wire STATE CAPTURE Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:09:00 +0200 468171 1508320344 1508314140 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Evidence of blatant corruption at Eskom unpacked at Parliament’s inquiry into State capture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/evidence-of-blatant-corruption-at-eskom-unpacked-at-parliaments-inquiry-into-state-capture-2017-10-17 Kim Cloete STATE CAPTURE Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:22:00 +0200 468095 1508405984 1508253720 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685567_resized_antoneberhard08131022duane.jpg Research professor Anton Eberhard 511 287 Key witnesses in State capture inquiry will need to face the music, warns parliamentary ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/key-witnesses-in-state-capture-inquiry-will-need-to-face-the-music-warns-parliamentary-committee-chair-2017-10-17 Kim Cloete STATE CAPTURE Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:27:00 +0200 468092 1508253172 1508250420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685561_resized_coaltruck1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Citing data scandal, local govt delays Kobe Steel coal plant assessment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/citing-data-scandal-local-govt-delays-kobe-steel-coal-plant-assessment-2017-10-17 Reuters STEEL Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:14:00 +0200 468073 1508246538 1508246040 1510869600 Reuters 0 0 Malmström raises EU’s concern over South Africa's stance towards renewables IPPs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/malmstrm-raises-eus-concern-over-south-africas-stance-towards-renewables-ipps-2017-10-17 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:37:00 +0200 468026 1508248324 1508233020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685522_resized_kougawindfarm1022.jpg 511 287 McKinsey 'embarrassed' by failings in South Africa scandal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mckinsey-embarrassed-by-failings-in-south-africa-scandal-2017-10-17 Reuters STATE CAPTURE Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:22:00 +0200 467991 1508225286 1508224920 1510869600 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685300_resized_eskompowerlines40520171022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71500_mckinsey_&_company_statement_on_eskom.pdf54522To download a copy of McKinsey's statement, ciick here. To download a copy of McKinsey's statement, ciick here. Sending right economic signals key to integration of distributed energy resources http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sending-right-economic-signals-key-to-integration-of-distributed-energy-resources-2017-10-16 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:15:00 +0200 467922 1508161969 1508159700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685152_resized_photovolaticelectricityplantavelardawndistributioncentresolar310220514duane.jpeg 511 287 Eskom suspends power cuts in MP municipality after receiving payment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-suspends-power-cuts-in-mp-municipality-after-receiving-payment-2017-10-16-1 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:16:00 +0200 467889 1508156495 1508156160 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 China can solve renewable energy waste problem by 2020 - NEA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-can-solve-renewable-energy-waste-problem-by-2020---nea-2017-10-16 Reuters RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:05:00 +0200 467818 1508137627 1508137500 1510783200 Reuters 0 0 DA to report minister Brown to public protector and ethics committee over Eskom contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/da-to-report-minister-brown-to-public-protector-and-ethics-committee-over-eskom-contract-2017-10-16 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:43:00 +0200 467815 1508162268 1508136180 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Eskom must implement ‘aggressive’ cost cutting, EIUG says as it urges Nersa to reject 19.9% hike http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-must-implement-aggressive-cost-cutting-euig-says-as-it-urges-nersa-to-reject-199-hike-2017-10-14 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Sat, 14 Oct 2017 17:20:00 +0200 467803 1508133979 1507994400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684948_resized_0000678626resizednersapublichearingeskom2324june2015110220615duane.jpg 511 287 Court declares contract between City of Tshwane, two service providers invalid http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/court-declares-contract-between-city-of-tshwane-two-service-providers-invalid-2017-10-13 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:49:00 +0200 467784 1507905497 1507902540 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Russian nuclear group signs MoU with local young nuclear professionals association http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/russian-nuclear-group-signs-mou-with-local-young-nuclear-professionals-association-2017-10-13 Keith Campbell NUCLEAR Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:57:00 +0200 467772 1507901906 1507899420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 DEA grants environmental authorisation for new 4 000 MW nuclear plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dea-grants-environmental-authorisation-for-new-4-000-mw-nuclear-plant-2017-10-13 Reuters NUCLEAR Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:07:00 +0200 467711 1507884724 1507882020 1510524000 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684739_resized_eskomkoebergnuclearpowerstation110220817duane.jpg Koeberg nuclear power station 511 287 Warning that Cape Town's water outages could cause solar water geysers to 'explode' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/warning-that-cape-towns-water-outages-could-cause-solar-water-geysers-to-explode-2017-10-13 News24Wire WATER Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:44:00 +0200 467688 1507877447 1507877040 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Italian manufacturer remains committed to quality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/italian-manufacturer-remains-committed-to-quality-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Electricity Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465980 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680802_resized_aristonheattechgeysers0920171022.jpg ENERGY EFFICIENT SOLUTIONS Heat Tech products are gaining popularity in South Africa owing to their reliability 511 287 Pan-European bank celebrates 45 years in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pan-european-commercial-bank-celebrates-45-years-in-s-africa-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Electricity Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466160 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681168_resized_unicreditheadquartersmilanitaly0920171022.jpg FAR-REACHING NETWORK Headquartered in Milan, UniCredit has a unique Pan-European network that provides expertise to 25-million clients globally 511 287 Construction starts on new R500m office tower development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/property-developer-starts-construction-of-new-r500m-office-tower-development-2017-10-13 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466637 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682176_resized_properttydevelopmentablanddhk35lowerlongperspective0920171022.jpg ENVISAGED DESIGN The building will have a modern look, characterised by dynamic glazed façades of floor–to-ceiling heights 511 287 SA weighs market opportunities as utility-scale battery storage prospects improve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-gauging-energy-storage-growth-opportunities-yet-greater-understanding-required-2017-10-13 Mia Breytenbach ENERGY STORAGE Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466624 1507624065 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683616_resized_storage.jpg 511 287 Chamber helps Italian companies prosper in S Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chamber-helps-italian-companies-prosper-in-s-africa-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Renewable Energy Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465970 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0