Engineering News | Electricity Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/electricity Thu, 25 May 2017 10:08:11 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Côte d'Ivoire to build 25 MW solar power station http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cte-divoire-to-build-25-mw-solar-power-station-2017-05-25 Reuters RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 25 May 2017 08:09:00 +0200 453301 1495692754 1495692540 1498341600 Reuters 0 0 Koeberg Unit 2 restarted after maintenance shutdown http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/koeburg-unit-2-restarted-after-maintenance-shutdown-2017-05-24 Natasha Odendaal ENERGY Wed, 24 May 2017 16:44:00 +0200 453288 1495638220 1495637040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 IDC approves R218m loan for development of Free State natural gas project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/idc-approves-r218m-loan-for-development-of-free-state-gas-project-2017-05-24 Terence Creamer NATURAL GAS Wed, 24 May 2017 16:10:00 +0200 453275 1495635636 1495635000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651445_resized_stefanomarani305161022duane.jpg Renergen CEO Stefano Marani 511 287 AfriBusiness launches investigation into Transnet’s multiproduct pipeline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afribusiness-launches-investigation-into-transnets-multiproduct-pipeline-2017-05-24 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Wed, 24 May 2017 15:52:00 +0200 453272 1495636230 1495633920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 NNR CEO elected president of nuclear safety convention review meeting http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nnr-ceo-elected-president-of-nuclear-safety-convention-review-meeting-2017-05-24 Megan van Wyngaardt NUCLEAR Wed, 24 May 2017 15:16:00 +0200 453261 1495635968 1495631760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Westinghouse reaches deal for $800m US bankruptcy loan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/westinghouse-reaches-deal-for-800m-us-bankruptcy-loan-2017-05-24 Reuters NUCLEAR Wed, 24 May 2017 08:39:00 +0200 453178 1495608393 1495607940 1498255200 Reuters 0 0 Eskom tests microgrid technology in Free State http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-tests-microgrid-technology-in-free-state-2017-05-23 Megan van Wyngaardt ELECTRICITY Tue, 23 May 2017 16:19:00 +0200 453155 1495552251 1495549140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Thos Begbie’s global quality status boosted by on-the-spot Dekra http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thos-begbies-global-quality-status-boosted-by-on-the-spot-dekra-2017-05-23 Martin Creamer QUALITY ASSURANCE Tue, 23 May 2017 14:10:00 +0200 453115 1495546914 1495541400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651072_resized_martincreameredwindreyerjohangerber110220517duane.jpg Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer (centre) with Dekra’s Johan Gerber (right) and Martin Creamer left. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69037_2017-05-16_thos_begbie-edit2_-_lio-hd_web.mp450110961Engineering News Online’s Martin Creamer talks to Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer and Dekra’s Johan Gerber. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Engineering News Online’s Martin Creamer talks to Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer and Dekra’s Johan Gerber. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Gordhan lays into Eskom board over Molefe http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gordhan-lays-into-eskom-board-over-molefe-2017-05-23 African News Agency STATE-OWNED COMPANIES Tue, 23 May 2017 12:13:00 +0200 453101 1495535573 1495534380 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651034_resized_pravingordhan1010220716duane.jpg Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan 511 287 'Massive' load-shedding looms in Zim as Zesa fails to settle $80m debt to Eskom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/massive-load-shedding-looms-in-zim-as-zesa-fails-to-settle-80m-debt-to-eskom-2017-05-23 Reuters ELECTRICITY Tue, 23 May 2017 10:54:00 +0200 453090 1495529805 1495529640 1498168800 Reuters 0 0 I was under the impression that Molefe had resigned, Brown reveals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/i-was-under-the-impression-that-molefe-had-resigned-brown-reveals-2017-05-23 Creamer Media Reporter ESKOM Tue, 23 May 2017 10:35:00 +0200 453086 1495528924 1495528500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650997_resized_lynnebrown1010220415duane.jpeg Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown 511 287 Business body urges ANC NEC to pressurise Zuma to set up State capture inquiry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-body-urges-anc-nec-to-pressurise-zuma-to-set-up-state-capture-inquiry-2017-05-23 Terence Creamer GOVERNANCE Tue, 23 May 2017 09:30:00 +0200 453082 1495526267 1495524600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650941_resized_jacobzuma105101022duane.jpg President Jacob Zuma 511 287 Parly inquiry into Eskom must include Duduzane Zuma’s ‘fake intelligence report’ – DA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/parly-inquiry-into-eskom-must-include-duduzane-zumas-fake-intelligence-report-da-2017-05-22 African News Agency POLITICS Mon, 22 May 2017 08:28:00 +0200 452916 1495438700 1495434480 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650614_resized_da1022.jpg 511 287 Eskom wants to keep lights on this winter http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-wants-to-keep-lights-on-this-winter-2017-05-19 News24Wire ELECTRICITY Fri, 19 May 2017 16:07:00 +0200 452898 1495203019 1495202820 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650563_resized_koebergelectricitypylons1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Task team deliberating on renewables impasse to report ‘first week in June’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/task-team-deliberating-on-renewables-impasse-to-report-first-week-in-june-2017-05-19 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 19 May 2017 15:40:00 +0200 452891 1495206048 1495201200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650546_resized_mmamolokokubayigcis1022.jpg Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubay 511 287 Eskom questions timing of Ramatlhodi’s claims http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-questions-timing-of-ramatlhodis-claims-2017-05-19 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Fri, 19 May 2017 14:38:00 +0200 452883 1495198177 1495197480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 SA to start renegotiating nuclear accords next month – Energy Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-to-start-renegotiating-nuclear-accords-next-month-energy-minister-2017-05-19 African News Agency NUCLEAR Fri, 19 May 2017 14:22:00 +0200 452880 1495198289 1495196520 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 US awards grant to SA renewable energy company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-awards-grant-to-sa-renewable-energy-company-2017-05-19 African News Agency RENEWABLES Fri, 19 May 2017 11:37:00 +0200 452854 1495187605 1495186620 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Advances in PBMR designs demonstrate possible cost, efficiency benefits – Eskom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/advances-in-pbmr-designs-demonstrate-possible-cost-efficiency-benefits-eskom-2017-05-19 Kim Cloete NUCLEAR Fri, 19 May 2017 10:12:00 +0200 452836 1495181617 1495181520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Company reaches 400-mark installation milestone http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-manufactures-and-installs-locally-developed-diaphragm-valves-2017-05-19 Marleny Arnoldi Renewable Energy Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451182 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646329_resized_amanziiflowprojectsvalvesfdsdv20171022.jpg AUTOMATIC APPLICATION The equipment requires no electrical supply or labour to operate 511 287 Eskom Academy trains over 500 contractors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-academy-trains-over-500-contractors-2017-05-19 Johane Turkstra Electricity Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451082 1494853173 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646060_resized_graduation110220815duane.jpg ESKOM CONTRACTOR ACADEMY The academy trained 518 contractors from all nine provinces 511 287 Expo creates new opportunities for young scientists http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expo-creates-new-opportunities-for-young-scientists-2017-05-19 Tasneem Bulbulia Electricity Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451143 1494853173 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Five mobile transformers delivered to Mkondeni unit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/five-mobile-transformers-delivered-to-mkondeni-unit-2017-05-19 Tasneem Bulbulia Electricity Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451079 1494853173 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646045_resized_eskompowerlines40520171022.jpg ALTERNATIVE POWER Five mobile transformers delivered to Eskom’s Mkondeni unit can be used to replace existing equipment during scheduled maintenance 511 287 Geosynthetic products supplied for substation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geosynthetic-products-supplied-for-substation-2017-05-19 Tasneem Bulbulia Electricity Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451119 1494853173 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646150_resized_fibertexgeosyntheticproductsforconstructionofelectricalsubstation60420171022.jpg GEOSYNTHETIC SUPPLY Fibertex South Africa is providing an ongoing supply of a range of geosynthetic products for use in the construction of the Eskom Pinotage substation 511 287 Industry leaders warn of loss in investments in renewables sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-leaders-warn-of-loss-in-investments-in-renewables-sector-2017-05-19 Johane Turkstra Electricity Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450984 1494853173 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645812_resized_bloombergeskompylon1022.jpg NON-RENEWABLE ENERGY Eskom is responsible for generating about 95% of South Africa’s electricity and the firm mainly relies on coal for its power generation 511 287 Millions invested in renewables, research excellence http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/millions-invested-into-renewables-research-excellence-2017-05-19 Tasneem Bulbulia Electricity Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451095 1494853173 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New water-heating solutions provider unveils product offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-water-heating-solutions-provider-launches-locally-developed-product-basket-2017-05-19 David Oliveira WATER HEATING Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451818 1494853175 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Rope access services provided for coal-fired power station http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rope-access-services-provided-for-coal-fired-power-station-2017-05-19 Tasneem Bulbulia Electricity Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451029 1494853173 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645940_resized_skyridersboiler130420171022.jpg CIRCUMVENTING BOILING POINT Skyriders conducted boiler safe access inspections for Eskom at one of its coal-fired stations 511 287 Young innovative entrepreneurs offer renewable-energy solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/young-innovative-entrepreneurs-bring-renewable-energy-solutions-2017-05-19 Johane Turkstra Electricity Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450985 1494853173 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645817_resized_coownerstshibvumosikhwivhiluandelmondkhoza1022.jpg LAMO SOLAR Co-owners Tshibvumo Sikhwivhilu and Elmond Khoza 511 287 Thyspunt nuclear power plant would bring great benefits to the region – CDC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thyspunt-nuclear-power-plant-would-bring-great-benefits-to-the-region-cdc-2017-05-18 Kim Cloete NUCLEAR Thu, 18 May 2017 16:41:00 +0200 452788 1495433762 1495118460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 No corruption in nuclear negotiations, Eskom chief nuclear officer assures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-corruption-in-nuclear-negotiations-eskom-chief-nuclear-officer-assures-2017-05-18 Kim Cloete NUCLEAR Thu, 18 May 2017 16:33:00 +0200 452787 1495195785 1495117980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Sarec again defends renewable energy programme in light of proposed coal station closures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sarec-again-defends-renewable-energy-programme-in-light-of-proposed-coal-station-closures-2017-05-18 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Thu, 18 May 2017 15:48:00 +0200 452766 1495116927 1495115280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650122_resized_kendalpowerstationcoal410220717duane.jpg 511 287 Gas-to-power essential for South Africa’s future energy mix - Siemens http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gas-to-power-essential-for-south-africas-future-energy-mix---siemens-2017-05-18 Kim Cloete GAS Thu, 18 May 2017 10:47:00 +0200 452687 1495101071 1495097220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Brown to talk to Zuma, Ramaphosa to 'resolve Molefe matter' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brown-to-talk-to-zuma-and-ramaphosa-to-resolve-molefe-matter-2017-05-17 News24Wire POLITICS Wed, 17 May 2017 12:35:00 +0200 452607 1495023285 1495017300 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649692_resized_lynnebrown310220714duane.jpg Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown 511 287 South African selected as finalist for Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-shortlisted-for-africa-prize-for-engineering-innovation-2017-05-17 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Wed, 17 May 2017 11:52:00 +0200 452602 1495089023 1495014720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649684_resized_andrenelgreentower1022.jpg GreenTower inventor Andre Nel 511 287 African countries look to minigrids to light up rural areas http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-countries-look-to-minigrids-to-light-up-rural-areas-2017-05-17 Kim Cloete ELECTRICITY Wed, 17 May 2017 11:09:00 +0200 452592 1495014660 1495012140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 World Bank cautions African utilities against mounting debt http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-bank-study-cautions-african-utilities-against-mounting-debt-2017-05-17 Kim Cloete ELECTRICITY Wed, 17 May 2017 10:52:00 +0200 452587 1495015661 1495011120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0