Engineering News | Electricity Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/electricity Wed, 25 Apr 2018 04:39:03 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Minigrid research, development fund launched for sub-Saharan Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/minigrid-research-development-fund-launched-for-sub-saharan-africa-2018-04-24 Anine Kilian ENERGY Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:33:00 +0200 484864 1524580684 1524580380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Eskom’s Masango cleared of charges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskoms-masango-cleared-of-charges-2018-04-24 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:51:00 +0200 484858 1524578114 1524577860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721962_resized_phakamanihadebeeskomdylanslater01181022.jpg Eskom interim group CE Phakamani Hadebe 511 287 Two South African women receive major international environmental award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/two-south-african-women-receive-major-international-environmental-award-2018-04-23 African News Agency NUCLEAR Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:21:00 +0200 484704 1524565575 1524493260 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Company offers customisable electrical distribution solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-customisable-electrical-distribution-solution-2018-04-20 Jessica Oosthuizen Electricity 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 Electricity 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 Electricity 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 Electricity 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 Resistance persists despite declaration of new renewables dawn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/resistance-persists-despite-declaration-of-new-renewables-dawn-2018-04-20 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483188 1523948839 1524175200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720324_resized_renewable.jpg 511 287 SA distributor secures rights to market cable fire-protection system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-distributor-picks-up-exclusive-rights-to-market-cable-fire-protection-system-2018-04-13 Dylan Slater HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482434 1523947434 1524175200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000716705_resized_fs1cablecoating1022.jpg PROTECTIVE COATING FS1 expands up to 100 times its thickness to protect cables from direct contact with flames 511 287 Salga voices concern about impact of possible higher electricity tariffs on municipalities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/salga-voices-concern-about-impact-of-possible-higher-electricity-tariffs-on-municipalities-2018-04-19 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:38:00 +0200 484500 1524149075 1524148680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nigeria plans power tariff overhaul by 2021 to attract investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigeria-plans-power-tariff-overhaul-by-2021-to-attract-investment-2018-04-19 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:38:00 +0200 484497 1524148769 1524148680 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Industrial microgrid leveraging solar and storage launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrial-microgrid-leveraging-solar-and-storage-launched-2018-04-18 Creamer Media Reporter ENERGY Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:32:00 +0200 484242 1524130928 1524126720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721002_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73986_2018-04-20_rer484_cg.mp4108683891Industrial microgrid leveraging solar and storage launched Industrial microgrid leveraging solar and storage launched World Bank sees microgrids playing bigger role in Africa’s electrification as solar costs fall http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-bank-sees-microgrids-playing-bigger-role-in-africas-electrification-as-solar-costs-fall-2018-04-18 Terence Creamer ELECTRIFICATION Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:30:00 +0200 484285 1524046216 1524051000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720808_resized_microgridindiabloomberg1022.jpeg Bank says microgrids have worked well in East and South Asia 511 287 Eskom board continues to clean house http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-board-continues-to-clean-house-2018-04-18 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:07:00 +0200 484278 1524042512 1524042420 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Eskom says facing coal shortages at seven power plants http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-says-facing-coal-shortages-at-seven-power-plants-2018-04-17 Reuters ELECTRICITY Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:13:00 +0200 484170 1523967413 1523967180 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720559_resized_lontohcoalrichardsbayelectricity10111022duane.jpg 511 287 Molefe loses court bid to appeal pay back pension ruling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/former-eskom-boss-brian-molefe-fights-to-keep-the-money-2018-04-17 News24Wire ELECTRICITY Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:14:00 +0200 484109 1523954546 1523952840 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Outa calls for Eskom turnaround before tariff hikes are granted http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outa-calls-for-eskom-turnaround-before-tariff-hikes-are-granted-2018-04-17 Kim Cloete ELECTRICITY Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:05:00 +0200 484107 1523953555 1523952300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Cosatu strongly rejects Eskom’s appeal for more money http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cosatu-strongly-rejects-eskoms-appeal-for-more-money-2018-04-16 Kim Cloete ELECTRICITY Mon, 16 Apr 2018 16:32:00 +0200 484038 1523890074 1523889120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 SAWEA workshops promote economic development in rural communities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sawea-workshops-promote-economic-development-in-rural-communities-2018-04-16 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 16 Apr 2018 16:05:00 +0200 484034 1523887651 1523887500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 PPA signings open up a sustainable energy vision for South Africa, Africa – Juwi http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ppa-signings-open-up-a-sustainable-energy-vision-for-south-africa-africa-juwi-2018-04-16 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:33:00 +0200 484033 1523887498 1523885580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720234_resized_juwisolarpv0420181022.jpg A Juwi solar PV plant 511 287 Eskom kicks off public hearings by asking for R66.6bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-kicks-off-public-hearings-by-asking-for-r66bn-2018-04-16 Kim Cloete ELECTRICITY Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:07:00 +0200 484018 1523890484 1523884020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720184_resized_phakamanihadebeeskomdylanslater01181022.jpg Eskom interim CEO Phakamani Hadebe 511 287 Radebe lauds REIPPPP, Bepa’s role in transforming the energy sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/radebe-lauds-reipppp-bepas-role-in-transforming-the-energy-sector-2018-04-13 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:57:00 +0200 483885 1523624780 1523624220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719897_resized_energyjeffradebe0418dylan1022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 Rooftop PV system donated to Consulate of Italy in Cape Town http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rooftop-pv-system-donated-to-consulate-of-italy-in-cape-town-2018-04-13 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 13 Apr 2018 11:40:00 +0200 483855 1523613293 1523612400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719829_resized_renewableenergymatteobrambillabuildingenergyalfonsotagliaferriconsoleditaliaacapetown0420181022.jpg Cape Town-based Consul of Italy Alfonso Tagliaferri and Building Energy Africa and Middle East MD Matteo Brambilla 511 287 Tribunal approves PIC’s acquisition of a CPV special purpose vehicle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tribunal-approves-pics-acquisition-of-a-cpv-special-purpose-vehicle-2018-04-13 Marleny Arnoldi SOLAR ENERGY Fri, 13 Apr 2018 11:28:00 +0200 483851 1523611767 1523611680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agreement for two hydrogen fuelling units struck http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-hydrogen-fuelling-equipment-agreement-struck-2018-03-28 Paige Müller Electricity Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482448 1523343196 1523570400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000716747_resized_airproductsportelizabethcoegafacilityasu101114duane1022.jpg AIR PRODUCTS Air Products has more than 50 patents in hydrogen dispensing technology 511 287 Eskom outlines case for R67bn clawback amid tariff-hike hostility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-outlines-case-for-r67bn-clawback-amid-tariff-hike-hostility-2018-04-12 Terence Creamer ESKOM Thu, 12 Apr 2018 16:40:00 +0200 483784 1523874348 1523544000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719685_resized_eskommegawattpark104051022duane.jpg 511 287 Nersa reappoints part-time regulator members http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nersa-reappoints-part-time-regulator-members-2018-04-12 Anine Kilian ENERGY Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:45:00 +0200 483681 1523536115 1523529900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Eskom considers sale of mortgage business http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-considers-sale-of-mortgage-business-2018-04-12 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:32:00 +0200 483656 1523525692 1523525520 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Redstone project to deliver clean electricity to over 200 000 homes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/redstone-project-to-deliver-clean-electricity-to-over-200-000-homes-2018-04-11 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:47:00 +0200 483571 1523458139 1523458020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agreement cements venture to deliver 1 800 MW of wind energy in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agreement-cements-venture-to-deliver-1-800-mw-of-wind-energy-in-south-africa-2018-04-11 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:38:00 +0200 483564 1523457632 1523457480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719312_resized_renewableenergygenesisesarenewableenergydevelopmentpartnership0420181022.jpg Diversified family owned German renewable energy development and operations company Enertrag has concluded an agreement with South African renewable energy company Genesis Eco-Energy Developments (GEED) for the development of up to 1 800 MW of wind energy capacity in South Africa 511 287 Digitisation playing increasingly important role in grid transformation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digitisation-playing-increasingly-important-role-in-grid-transformation-2018-04-11 Anine Kilian ELECTRICITY Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:36:00 +0200 483563 1523516642 1523457360 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Eskom completes air quality control tests at Unit 1 Kusile power plant in Mpumalanga http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-completes-air-quality-control-tests-at-unit-1-kusile-power-plant-in-mpumalanga-2018-04-11 African News Agency ENERGY Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:27:00 +0200 483537 1523449677 1523449620 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Bushveld Energy progresses with electrolyte production facility, Eskom VRFB project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bushveld-energy-progresses-with-electrolyte-production-facility-eskom-vrfb-project-2018-04-11 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:30:00 +0200 483522 1523442955 1523442600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719215_resized_fortunemojapelo210220118duane.jpg Bushveld Minerals CEO Fortune Mojapelo 511 287 Kibo to raise cash for expedited Botswana coal-to-power study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kibo-to-raise-cash-to-expedite-botswana-coal-to-power-study-2018-04-10 Creamer Media Reporter COAL Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:44:00 +0200 483434 1523606700 1523371440 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Manufacturing and construction to benefit from renewables http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturing-and-construction-to-benefit-from-renewables-2018-04-10 Creamer Media Reporter RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:21:00 +0200 483428 1523616274 1523370060 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 ‘High priority’ IRP update to be published soon http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-priority-irp-update-to-be-published-soon-2018-04-10 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:15:00 +0200 483396 1523361762 1523358900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718943_resized_thabanezulu0318dylan1022.jpeg Department of Energy director-general Thabane Zulu 511 287 Environmental Affairs Committee welcomes signing of IPP contracts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmental-affairs-committee-welcomes-signing-of-ipp-contracts-2018-04-09 Simone Liedtke ENERGY / ENVIRONMENTAL Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:34:00 +0200 483280 1523270188 1523270040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0