Engineering News | Gas to Power http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/gas-to-power Sun, 22 Oct 2017 22:46:09 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 ‘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 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 McKinsey says will pay back fees if South African court finds Eskom deal illegal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mckinsey-says-will-pay-back-fees-if-south-african-court-finds-eskom-deal-illegal-2017-10-10 Reuters STATE CAPTURE Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:25:00 +0200 467242 1507631241 1507631100 1510264800 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683676_resized_eskommegawattpark104051022duane.jpg 511 287 Tanzanian President splits energy and mining in ministry shake-up http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tanzanian-president-splits-energy-and-mining-in-ministry-shake-up-2017-10-09 Reuters MINERALS AND ENERGY Mon, 09 Oct 2017 08:50:00 +0200 467043 1507555331 1507531800 1510178400 Reuters 0 0 ‘Virtual’ gas network expands offering to firms within 300 km of Joburg http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/virtual-gas-network-expands-offering-to-companies-within-300-km-of-johannesburg-2017-10-06 Dylan Slater Energy Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465946 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680714_resized_pic1prcng4590copy.jpg VIRTUAL NETWORK The ‘virtual’ distribution network is an innovative road-based delivery system of compressed-gas tube-trailer modules each storing compressed gas for distribution to customers 511 287 Nigeria to diversify power supply, then focus on repairs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigeria-to-diversify-power-supply-then-focus-on-repairs-2017-09-28 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:56:00 +0200 466243 1506607090 1506606960 1509141600 Reuters 0 0 Mytilineos wins $400m power plant contract in Libya http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mytilineos-wins-400m-power-plant-contract-in-libya-2017-09-28 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 28 Sep 2017 14:43:00 +0200 466211 1506602676 1506602580 1509141600 Reuters 0 0 Renewables’ share of global energy market to rise, system stability central http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-share-of-global-energy-market-to-rise-system-stability-central-2017-09-14 Anine Kilian ENERGY Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:12:00 +0200 464796 1505395432 1505394720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Unido, WEC to disseminate sustainable energy solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unido-wec-to-disseminate-sustainable-energy-solutions-2017-09-13 Schalk Burger ENERGY Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:39:00 +0200 464627 1505300004 1505299140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Policy limits South African gas economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/policy-limits-s-african-gas-economy-2017-09-01 Marleny Arnoldi Gas to Power Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461699 1503989762 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671644_resized_bloomberggastanks20171022.jpg COVERING THE BASES South Africa is unlikely to get to a stage of fully understanding the technicalities and geology of indigenous natural gas until it gathers more empirical data 511 287 LPG production steady and in demand, says supplier http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lpg-production-steady-and-in-demand-says-supplier-2017-09-01 Marleny Arnoldi Gas to Power Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462109 1503989764 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672416_resized_easigasjune2017davedewit1022.jpg DAVE DE WIT Easigas has the capability and experience to evaluate and assist in optimising a customer’s gas equipment 511 287 Project to unlock local gas economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pipeline-project-to-unlock-local-gas-economy-2017-09-01 Marleny Arnoldi Gas to Power Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461559 1503989762 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671641_resized_gaspipeline1022bloomberg.jpg UNLOCKING POTENTIAL Fortune Capital is an entity that is going to enable power players to access gas in South Africa Filename: 511 287 Underground coal gasification can provide solutions to energy challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/underground-coal-gasification-can-provide-solutions-to-energy-challenges-2017-09-01 Marleny Arnoldi Gas to Power Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461891 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Waste management company recommends alternative energy switch http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/waste-management-company-recommends-alternative-energy-switch-2017-09-01 Marleny Arnoldi Gas to Power Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461515 1503989761 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671637_resized_jasonmcneilinterwastegas20171022.jpg JASON MCNEIL South Africa’s gas economy is in its infancy, but once the market becomes more competitive, you will see a lot more technology introduced 511 287 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 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 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 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 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 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 1503576845 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 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 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 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 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