Engineering News | Gas to Power http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/gas-to-power Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:45:51 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Tlou secures mining licence for Lesedi CBM project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tlou-secures-mining-licence-for-lesedi-cbm-project-2017-08-21 Anine Kilian COALBED METHANE Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:10:00 +0200 462222 1503325739 1503324600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Infrastructure initiative garners support from nine African presidents http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-initiative-garners-support-from-nine-african-presidents-2017-08-21 Natasha Odendaal INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:09:00 +0200 462221 1503328391 1503324540 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672670_resized_infrastructure1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 African conference strives to boost bioenergy industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-conference-strives-to-boost-bioenergy-industries-2017-08-18 Nadine James Gas to Power Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460573 1502782666 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668709_resized_gorgefarmkenyafiestbiogasplantipptropicalpowerjul20141022.jpg GORGE FARM The commercial vegetable farm in Naivasha, Kenya, hosts a biogas plant as part of a larger renewable energy project - the Gorge Farm Energy Park 511 287 Organisation lobbies government to kick-start biogas market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisation-lobbies-government-to-kickstart-biogas-market-2017-08-18 Nadine James Gas to Power Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460699 1503298827 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669090_resized_biogasfaciltyonfarmsabia08171022.jpg AGRICULTURAL BENEFITS A booming biogas industry will create jobs and ensure greater job security within the agricultural sector 511 287 Sunrise Energy's R1bn LPG storage facility to boost energy security, downstream competition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sunrise-energys-r1bn-lpg-storage-facility-to-boost-energy-security-downstream-competitio02-2017-08-07 Anine Kilian OIL & GAS Mon, 07 Aug 2017 15:14:00 +0200 460839 1502697450 1502111640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669419_resized_sunriseenergy307081022duane.jpg 511 287 DBSA committed to funding infrastructure projects throughout SADC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dbsa-committed-to-funding-infrastructure-projects-throughout-sadc-2017-08-01 Anine Kilian INFRASTRUCTURE Tue, 01 Aug 2017 16:44:00 +0200 460299 1501836650 1501598640 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Collaboration key to developing gas projects in SADC region http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-key-to-developing-gas-projects-in-sadc-region-2017-08-01 Anine Kilian OIL & GAS Tue, 01 Aug 2017 16:02:00 +0200 460290 1501598796 1501596120 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 SADC sees growth in electricity generation capacity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sadc-sees-growth-in-electricity-generation-capacity-2017-08-01 Anine Kilian ELECTRICITY Tue, 01 Aug 2017 14:51:00 +0200 460265 1501836664 1501591860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 African countries embrace alternative energy sources http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-countries-embrace-alternative-energy-sources-2017-07-28 Nica Schreuder Gas to Power Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458432 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663783_resized_improvedalternatives2016reuters1022.jpg IMPROVED ALTERNATIVES Kenya is making use of diverse alternative energy sources, such as geothermal electricity 511 287 Coega IDZ preferred location for the gas to power programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coega-idz-preferred-location-for-the-gas-to-power-programme-2017-07-28 Nica Schreuder Gas to Power Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458302 1501058739 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663446_resized_employmentopportunity0914duane1022.jpg EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The construction and operation phases to accommodate a gas economy in South Africa will provide job opportunities and economic growth 511 287 Gas beneficial in diversifying energy mix http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gas-beneficial-in-diversifying-energy-mix-2017-07-28 Nica Schreuder Gas to Power Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458534 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663983_resized_variableenergy01141022duane.jpg VARIABLE ENERGY Using gas as an energy source could assist in balancing out the variable nature of renewables such as wind and solar power 511 287 Gas industry will provide foreign investment opportunity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gas-industry-will-provide-foreign-investment-opportunity-2017-07-28 Nica Schreuder Gas to Power Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458008 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Gas-to-power a more favourable alternative energy source http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gas-to-power-a-more-favourable-alternative-energy-source-2017-07-28 Nica Schreuder Gas to Power Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458288 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663391_resized_lizeloberholzerdateunknownnortonrosefullbright1022.jpg LIZEL OBERHOLZER The importation of LNG remains the biggest opportunity for growth in the gas sector, says Oberholzer 511 287 Investment in gas economy tough if risk exceeds appetite http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/if-perceptions-see-risk-exceeding-reward-investment-in-gas-economy-tough-sell-2017-07-28 Nica Schreuder Gas to Power Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458344 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663495_resized_heaterskidenergas20171022.jpg HEATER SKID Energas technologies’s heater skid contains a thyristor controller, which monitors gas temeperature at the outlet of the control valve 511 287 Shale gas still a power resource option http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shale-gas-still-an-option-as-power-resource-2017-07-28 Nica Schreuder Gas to Power Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458163 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663659_resized_picturesquepotential2016reuters1022.jpg PICTURESQUE POTENTIAL A large amount of untapped shale gas in the Karoo basin provides both opportunities and challenges for South Africa’s gas economy 511 287 CSP engineering specialist optimistic of technology’s inclusion in new IRP http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csp-engineering-specialist-optimistic-of-technologys-inclusion-in-new-irp-2017-07-24 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:00:00 +0200 459433 1500984947 1500897600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666135_resized_siyabongambanjwasenermd11022.jpg SENER regional MD Siyabonga Mbanjwa 511 287 Futureproof solutions ensure green living http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/future-proof-solutions-ensure-green-living-2017-07-21 Robyn Wilkinson Gas to Power Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457771 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Event to facilitate meaningful and relevant debate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-to-facilitate-meaningful-and-relevant-debate-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Gas to Power Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456897 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660245_resized_powergenanddistributechafrican0620171022.jpg PLOTTING FUTURE PATHS Creative thinking is needed to devise a representative power-generation portfolio that leverages all the options available 511 287 Fast, affordable power key for oil and gas producers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fast-affordable-power-key-for-oil-and-gas-producers-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Gas to Power Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456890 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660226_resized_aprenergymodularsolutions042017jpg1022.jpg FLEXIBLE POWER SOURCE Fast-track power plants are scalable, which allows generating capacity to easily expand as a project moves from exploration to production 511 287 New solutions make LNG to power a reality in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-solutions-make-lng-to-power-a-reality-in-africa-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Gas to Power Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456644 1499756173 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659705_resized_wartsilalngportsolutions0620171022.jpg NEW AVENUES New technologies enable the delivery of smaller volumes of liquefied natural gas to almost any coastal location 511 287 New variable-speed drive showcased at European expo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-variable-speed-drive-at-showcased-at-european-expo-2017-07-14 Nadine James Gas to Power Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457110 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660844_resized_voithvecodrivedesign06171022.jpg DRIVING FORCE The VECO-Drive increases input speed and generates a high output speed for compressors or pumps 511 287 Commissioning activities under way at pipeline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/underground-gas-pipeline-commissioned-in-may-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Gas to Power Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456278 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658717_resized_nampakpressurereductionstationprs062017energastechnologies1022.jpg NAMPAK STATION This underground pipeline ties into the newly constructed Nampak Pressure Reduction Station in Germiston 511 287 South Africa needs to find middle ground for electricity conundrum – former EIUG chair http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-needs-to-find-middle-ground-for-electricity-conundrum-former-eiug-chair-2017-06-29 Creamer Media Reporter ELECTRICITY Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:54:00 +0200 457111 1498813470 1498748040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660836_resized_electricitylightbulb1022.jpg 511 287 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 Gas to Power Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454906 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 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 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 Company unveils containerised gas-to-power product offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-renewable-energy-company-launches-new-gas-to-power-product-basket-at-auw-2017-06-09 David Oliveira ELECTRICITY – 3 Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453797 1496999803 1496959200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 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 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 Kubayi expresses support for 3 700 MW gas-to-power vision amid IPP uncertainty http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kubayi-expresses-support-for-3-700-mw-gas-to-power-vision-amid-ipp-uncertainty-2017-05-16 Terence Creamer GAS TO POWER Tue, 16 May 2017 16:10:00 +0200 452517 1494947937 1494943800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649516_resized_mmamolokokubayi11022.jpg Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi 511 287 Nuclear is too expensive, too controversial http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-is-too-expensive-too-controversial-2017-05-12 Nadine James Gas to Power Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450581 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645235_resized_robertfishthomsonreuters1022.jpeg ROBERT FISH The costs associated with constructing the necessary infrastructure added to the costs of importing most of the nuclear technology, fuel and materials, will incur large amounts of debt 511 287 Warning issued that nuclear ruling may pose risk to legality of IPP programmes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/warning-issued-that-nuclear-ruling-may-pose-risk-to-legality-of-ipp-programmes-2017-05-11 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Thu, 11 May 2017 16:40:00 +0200 452098 1494515722 1494513600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648414_resized_nersapublichearingmidrand301101022duane.jpeg 511 287 Largest private IPP in Ghana on course for 2017 completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/largest-private-ipp-in-ghana-on-course-for-2017-completion-2017-04-28 Mia Breytenbach ELECTRICITY Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449506 1493196472 1493935200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642142_resized_electricitycenpowergenerationcompanyghanakponeindependentpowerplant042017jpg1022.jpg BASELOAD COMPONENT The Kpone Independent Power Plant is a combined-cycle gas turbine power plant with a planned capacity of 340 MW and a multiple fuel operating capability 511 287 Renewable microgrids the future of African power system – research institution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-microgrids-the-future-of-african-power-system-research-institution-2017-05-05 Nadine James Gas to Power Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451289 1494340773 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646577_resized_renewableenergypfisterercrosspowernatohpgs0720161022.jpg SUBSISTENCE POWER A power system based on renewable technologies would be vastly different to the current system as an individual wind turbine could be used to generate cheap electricity for a microgrid in a remote village 511 287 LNG-focused energy firm pursuing ‘diversified’ African investment pipeline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lng-focused-energy-firm-pursuing-diversified-african-investment-pipeline-2017-04-26 Terence Creamer ENERGY Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:30:00 +0200 450598 1493199256 1493199000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644797_resized_edwinkikonyogo1022.jpeg AEP CEO Edwin Kikonyogo 511 287 LNG-focused energy aspirant plans June listing on AltX http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lng-focused-energy-aspirant-plans-june-listing-on-altx-2017-04-25 Terence Creamer CORPORATE ACTIVITY Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:15:00 +0200 450471 1493113845 1493111700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 LPG industry urged to act on non-binding market inquiry findings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lpg-industry-urged-to-act-on-non-binding-market-inquiry-findings-2017-04-24 Terence Creamer LIQUID PETROLEUM GAS Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:25:00 +0200 450413 1493100529 1493043900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644326_resized_tembinkosibonakeleebrahimpatal204241022duane.jpeg Commissioner Tembinkosi Bonakele and Minister Ebrahim Patel 511 287