Engineering News | Electricity Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/electricity Sat, 16 Feb 2019 13:25:02 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 African market is opening up to corporate PPAs – Baker McKenzie http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-market-is-opening-up-to-corporate-ppas-baker-mckenzie-2019-02-15 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:23:00 +0200 511795 1550240723 1550240580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Gordhan’s IPP renegotiation proposal triggers ‘breach of contract’ warnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gordhans-ipp-renegotiation-proposal-triggers-breach-of-contract-warnings-2019-02-15 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:30:00 +0200 511775 1550245828 1550237400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781722_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm2010221214duane.jpeg 511 287 Eskom’s operational and financial crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskoms-operational-and-financial-crisis-2019-02-14 Creamer Media Reporter Electricity Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:26:00 +0200 511667 1550236856 1550219160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781621_resized_1022x575secondtakeen.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77431_2019-02-14_second_take_en_-_hd_web.mp488968685Eskom’s operational and financial crisis. Camerawork and Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. Eskom’s operational and financial crisis. Camerawork and Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. Banks urge Ramaphosa to put politics aside in fixing State firms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/banks-urge-ramaphosa-to-put-politics-aside-in-fixing-state-firms-2019-02-15 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:23:00 +0200 511712 1550242277 1550215380 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Tanzania hydropower dam to cost more than double government estimate – study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tanzania-hydropower-dam-to-cost-more-than-double-government-estimate-study-2019-02-15 Reuters HYDROPOWER Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:44:00 +0200 511702 1550213475 1550213040 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Load-shedding 'not likely' on Friday – Eskom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/load-shedding-not-likely-on-friday---eskom-2019-02-15 African News Agency Electricity Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:25:00 +0200 511697 1550213173 1550211900 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781511_resized_eskomlogomegawattpark1022reuters.jpg 511 287 'South Africans must take climate change seriously' – Ramaphosa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africans-must-take-climate-change-seriously-ramaphosa-2019-02-15 News24Wire Electricity Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:20:00 +0200 511696 1550212396 1550211600 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781506_resized_cyrilramaphosa140220191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Event set to dissect the future of African energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-set-to-dissect-the-future-of-african-energy-2019-01-24 Paige Müller Electricity Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509626 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777612_resized_bbenergy50413duane1022.jpg AFRICA’S ENERGY FUTURE The Africa Energy Indaba will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre, in Johannesburg, from February 19 and 20 this year 511 287 Power utility business models set to change http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-utility-business-models-set-to-change-2019-01-24 Paige Müller Electricity Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509632 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777608_resized_eskommedupipowerstationpowerlinelephalalelimpopo10214duane1022.jpg A CHANGING FUTURE Several disruptive forces are set to threaten the traditional power utility business model 511 287 Continent’s energy demands increase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continents-energy-demands-increase-2019-01-29 Paige Müller Electricity Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509915 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777622_resized_sandtoncity90508duane1022.jpg DEMAND SPIKE Africa is still undergoing rapid urbanisation, further contributing to its economic development and energy consumption demands 511 287 What to expect from 2019 Africa Energy Indaba http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/what-to-expect-from-2019-africa-energy-indaba-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Electricity Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510183 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778140_resized_circlegraphicenergyindaba01191022.jpg ADEQUATE GENERATION The Africa Energy Indaba Conference will discuss, debate and seek solutions to enable adequate energy generation across the continent. 511 287 SA company receives multibillion-dollar contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multibillion-dollar-contract-awarded-to-s-african-company-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Electricity Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510238 1549952199 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778323_resized_civilengmurrayrobsnowy2002191022.jpg SO MUCH DAM WATER The Snowy 2.0 project with reuse water through a pumping system to keep the grid running 511 287 Energy capacity shortfalls stunting Africa’s industrialisation efforts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-energy-sector-needs-investors-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Electricity Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510188 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778309_resized_energygenerationecicprovided01191022.jpg UPDATING INFRASTRUCTURE The ECIC is aiding Mozambique State utility Electricidade de Mocambique in a project to finance the rehabilitation of the country’s electricity infrastructure in northern Mozambique and in Maputo 511 287 Renewables ensure cleaner national energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energys-cost-effective-future-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Electricity Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510227 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778284_resized_piasolarsolarcapitalpvplantdeaar441215duane1022.jpg AFFORDABLE ENERGY For the first time, South Africa is seeing a real opportunity to buck the trend of ever-increasing electricity tariffs 511 287 Renewable grids present investment opportunity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-scale-renewable-grids-present-investment-opportunity-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Electricity Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510199 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778306_resized_steamboilers01518bloomberg1022.jpg GAS ON THE RISE There has been and increase in the development of gas-fired power stations throughout Africa 511 287 Hospital group’s impressive energy savings journey recognised http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/netcare-hospital-group-improving-energy-efficiency-2019-02-15 Schalk Burger Energy Efficiency Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509995 1549952200 1550181600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 As renewables soar, BP sees China hitting brakes on energy growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/as-renewables-soar-bp-sees-china-hitting-brakes-on-energy-growth-2019-02-14 Reuters ENERGY Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:57:00 +0200 511684 1550174490 1550174220 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Kibo, Edenville’s shares knocked by Tanesco bid rejection http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kibo-edenvilles-shares-knocked-by-tanesco-bid-rejection-2019-02-14 Marleny Arnoldi COAL/ENERGY Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:29:00 +0200 511676 1550155173 1550154540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781438_resized_kibominingmbeyacoaltopowertanzania1022.jpg Kibo's drilling at the Mbeya coal-to-power project, in Tanzania 511 287 Ramaphosa sets up cabinet committee to manage Eskom daily http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-sets-up-cabinet-committee-to-manage-eskom-daily-2019-02-14 African News Agency Electricity Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:46:00 +0200 511654 1550152161 1550151960 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781395_resized_cyrilramaphosaparliamentreuters1022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Ramaphosa promises to correct lack of consultation with labour on Eskom unbundling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-promises-to-correct-lack-of-consultation-with-labour-on-eskom-unbundling-2019-02-14 Terence Creamer ESKOM Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:45:00 +0200 511655 1550157583 1550151900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781408_resized_cyrilramaphosa2140220191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Ramaphosa rules out any privatisation of Eskom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-rules-out-any-privatisation-of-eskom-2019-02-14 African News Agency Electricity Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:33:00 +0200 511649 1550151383 1550151180 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781380_resized_cyrilramaphosa2018sonagovt020181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 KenGen to raise funds from the market this year, eyes green bond http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kengen-to-raise-funds-from-the-market-this-year-eyes-green-bond-2019-02-14 Reuters ENERGY Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:46:00 +0200 511633 1550148504 1550148360 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 NUM seethes over lack of consultation on Eskom unbundling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/num-seethes-over-lack-of-consultation-on-eskom-unbundling-2019-02-14 Terence Creamer ESKOM RESTRUCTURING Thu, 14 Feb 2019 12:50:00 +0200 511602 1550155578 1550141400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781281_resized_numjosephmontisetsedavidsipunzi1022.jpg NUM president Joseph Montisetse (left) listens while his general-secretary David Sipunzi speaks during a media conference 511 287 SA infrastructure think tank slams Eskom's hiring of foreign engineers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-infrastructure-think-tank-slams-eskoms-hiring-of-foreign-engineers-2019-02-14 African News Agency Electricity Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:38:00 +0200 511577 1550138155 1550137080 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781200_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Shifting R100bn in Eskom debt to government will have ‘dire’ economic consequences http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shifting-r100bn-in-eskom-debt-to-government-will-have-dire-economic-consequences-2019-02-13 Terence Creamer ESKOM & THE ECONOMY Wed, 13 Feb 2019 15:40:00 +0200 511488 1550070553 1550065200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780998_resized_goolamballim710220516duane.jpeg Standard Bank chief economist Goolam Ballim 511 287 Load shedding: This is an emergency – Gordhan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/load-shedding-this-is-an-emergency-gordhan-2019-02-13 News24Wire Electricity Wed, 13 Feb 2019 15:22:00 +0200 511483 1550068896 1550064120 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780986_resized_pravingordhan2016budget1022reuters.jpg Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan 511 287 Gordhan: Those responsible for Eskom's failures may soon be in 'orange uniforms' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gordhan-those-responsible-for-eskoms-failures-may-soon-be-in-orange-uniforms-2019-02-13 News24Wire Electricity Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:57:00 +0200 511477 1550062824 1550062620 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780977_resized_pravingordhan40618dylan1022.jpg Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan 511 287 Lemur completes review of power BFS for Imaloto project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lemur-completes-review-of-power-bfs-for-imaloto-project-2019-02-13 Tasneem Bulbulia ENERGY Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:50:00 +0200 511472 1550063742 1550062200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa not planning to privatise Eskom after split – Gordhan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-not-planning-to-privatise-eskom-after-split-gordhan-2019-02-13 Reuters ELECTRICITY Wed, 13 Feb 2019 11:50:00 +0200 511450 1550051587 1550051400 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780913_resized_pravingordhanbloomberg201120181022.jpg Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan 511 287 Eskom 'technically insolvent', won't last beyond April 2019 – committee hears http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-technically-insolvent-wont-last-beyond-april-2019-committee-hears-2019-02-13 News24Wire Electricity Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:55:00 +0200 511444 1550051731 1550048100 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780901_resized_eskomlogomegawattpark1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Eskom and the multi-billion rand mega projects that could have saved SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-and-the-multi-billion-rand-mega-projects-that-could-have-saved-sa-2019-02-13 News24Wire Electricity Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:42:00 +0200 511442 1550047650 1550047320 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780895_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 South Africa's biggest labour group embarks on nationwide strike http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-biggest-labour-group-embarks-on-nationwide-strike-2019-02-13 Bloomberg LABOUR Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:48:00 +0200 511405 1550040642 1550040480 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Eskom to implement Stage 3 load shedding http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-to-implement-stage-3-load-shedding-2019-02-13 African News Agency Electricity Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:45:00 +0200 511402 1550040490 1550040300 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780834_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Enel starts construction of 140 MW Eastern Cape wind farm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enel-starts-construction-of-140-mw-eastern-cape-wind-farm-2019-02-12 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:34:00 +0200 511384 1549982141 1549982040 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Battle lines drawn as opposition parties contest Ramaphosa’s Eskom unbundling plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/battle-lines-drawn-as-opposition-parties-contest-ramaphosas-eskom-unbundling-plan-2019-02-12 Terence Creamer ESKOM Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:15:00 +0200 511375 1550037667 1549980900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780750_resized_eskomrockstatuemegawattpark11181022dylan.jpg 511 287 Eskom blames new-plant faults as South Africa blackouts continue http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-blames-new-plant-faults-as-south-africa-blackouts-continue-2019-02-12 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Tue, 12 Feb 2019 10:35:00 +0200 511298 1549961370 1549960500 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Outa calls for bold decisions to end load shedding http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outa-calls-for-bold-decisions-to-end-load-shedding-2019-02-12 African News Agency Electricity Tue, 12 Feb 2019 10:12:00 +0200 511281 1549960065 1549959120 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780578_resized_outalogo1022.jpg 511 287