Engineering News | Generators and Standby Power http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/generators-and-standby-power Sat, 22 Sep 2018 04:34:00 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Power generation rental popular in developing, underdeveloped countries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-generation-rental-popular-in-developing-countries-2018-04-27 Victor Moolman Generators and Standby Power Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483845 1524227647 1524780000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Local company invests in significant rental fleet expansion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-invests-in-significant-rental-fleet-expansion-2018-04-27 Victor Moolman Generators and Standby Power Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483883 1524227646 1524780000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New gensets introduced at Middle East Electricity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-introduces-new-engines-at-middle-east-electricity-2018-04-27 Victor Moolman Generators and Standby Power Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483816 1524227646 1524780000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Site survey recommended before installing power backup system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/site-survey-recommended-before-installing-power-backup-system-2018-04-27 Victor Moolman Generators and Standby Power Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483818 1524227646 1524780000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Power storage tech development on the rise http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-assessing-way-technology-will-change-electricity-generation-2018-04-27 Victor Moolman Generators and Standby Power Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483925 1524227647 1524780000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719977_resized_himoinsageneratorsets0320171022.jpg POWER GENERATION The company provides several power generation, distribution and storage systems worldwide 511 287 Company operating under new name http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-generators-and-motor-division-operating-under-new-name-2018-04-27 Victor Moolman Generators and Standby Power Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483814 1524484383 1524780000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Electric vehicle growth puts pressure on nickel supply http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-vehicle-growth-puts-pressure-on-nickel-supply-2017-12-08 Robyn Wilkinson Generators and Standby Power Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471892 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693847_resized_seanmulshawwoodmackenzie1120171022.jpg SEAN MULSHAW An increase in demand for passenger electric vehicles will be driven predominantly by the Asia-Pacific region – especially China – as well as Europe and North America 511 287 Energy efficient transformers reduce financial and environmental costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficient-transformers-reduce-financial-and-environmental-costs-2017-12-08 Robyn Wilkinson Generators and Standby Power Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471901 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693891_resized_unknown.jpeg GREEN TECHNOLOGY Legrand’s cast resin transformers have no risk of insulating fluid losses and are a low fire hazard, even when operating in harsh environments 511 287 Quality reprioritised in local battery market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quality-reprioritised-in-local-battery-market-2017-12-08 Robyn Wilkinson Generators and Standby Power Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471890 1512735754 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693840_resized_northstaraceblueaztec1120171022.jpg POSITIVE RESPONSE NorthStar ACE was launched in South Africa this year and Aztec has seen a positive local market response to its advanced capabilities 511 287 Himoinsa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/himoinsa-2017-04-28 Zandile Mavuso Generators and Standby Power Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:58:00 +0200 448958 1503392350 1503392280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644151_resized_0000640677angolapowerplant1022.jpg 511 287 Experts positive despite industry challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/experts-positive-despite-industry-challenges-2017-04-07 Johane Turkstra Generators and Standby Power Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449325 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641618_resized_gphartisinalworker04171022.jpg INDUSTRY CHALLENGE There is a need for artisan mechanical skills in the generator industry 511 287 Cordless tool battery offers 80% more power than previous models http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cordless-tool-battery-offers-80-more-power-than-previous-models-2017-04-07 Johane Turkstra Generators and Standby Power Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449568 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642256_resized_boschcoregba18v63herobattery03171022.jpg BOSCH GBA18V63 CORE18V LITHIUM-ION 6.3 AH BATTERY A stronger and longer-lasting battery performance in high-load applications 511 287 Company expands its range of portable generators http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expands-portable-generator-range-2017-04-07 Johane Turkstra Generators and Standby Power Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449570 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642260_resized_atlascopcomobilegeneratorsqesrange0420171022.jpg MOBILE GENERATORS FAMILY The new additions are the QES 60, QES 85, QES 105, QES 120, QES 150 and QES 200 511 287 Interrupted grid energy supply stimulates energy-storage growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/interrupted-grid-energy-supply-stimulates-energy-storage-growth-2017-04-28 Johane Turkstra Generators and Standby Power Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449589 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642303_resized_gridpowerruralafricapowerinfracture032017jpg1022.jpg POWER STORAGE Demand for backup power has increased, owing to interruptions in grid power supply 511 287 Generator servicing lessens fire hazard risk http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/generator-servicing-lessens-fire-hazard-risk-2017-04-28 Johane Turkstra Generators and Standby Power Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449290 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641523_resized_aspfire11015duane2jpg1022.jpg GENERATOR FIRES Flammable liquid and hot components can easily cause a fire 511 287 Off-grid solutions prove highly effective for specified needs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/off-grid-solutions-prove-highly-effective-for-specified-needs-2017-04-28 Johane Turkstra Generators and Standby Power Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449584 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642283_resized_cumminsqsk95hedgehogmostpowerfulenginefromcummins032017jpg1022.jpg QSK 95 HEDGEHOG Cummins specialises in the design and manufacture of pre-integrated generator sets from 8 kVA to 3 300 kVA 511 287 Company extends range to meet demand for portable power http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-extends-range-to-meet-demand-for-portable-power-2016-12-02 Robyn Wilkinson Generators and Standby Power Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435783 1480410058 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607320_resized_vertnsmacwelder1120161022.jpg ENSURING DEPENDABLE POWER NSM’s welder is just one of several new products in Vert Energy’s offering for the mining, commercial and industrial sectors 511 287 Parallel generator plants a cost effective solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/parallel-generator-plants-a-cost-effective-solution-2016-12-02 Robyn Wilkinson Generators and Standby Power Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435750 1480410058 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607239_resized_maverickgenerators1120161022.jpg ALTERNATE POWER PLANTS Maverick Generator’s eight-unit parallel generator plant has proven to be a cost-effective back-up power solution for an agriculture company in Limpopo 511 287 High- and medium-speed power generation products for South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high--and-medium-speed-power-generation-products-for-s-africa-2016-12-02 Robyn Wilkinson Generators and Standby Power Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435781 1480410058 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Preventing interference of electrical noise in emergency operations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/preventing-interference-of-electrical-noise-in-emergency-operations-2016-12-02 Robyn Wilkinson Generators and Standby Power Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435870 1480410059 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Monitoring portal ensures standby power equipment is primed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/monitoring-portal-ensures-standby-power-equipment-is-primed-2016-12-02 Robyn Wilkinson Generators and Standby Power Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435770 1480410058 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607278_resized_powermodemonitoringportal1120161022.jpg RELIABLE READINGS The Powermode Monitoring Portal provides more accurate information than other systems owing to its ability to measure both the incoming and outgoing current in the battery 511 287 Hybrid gensets to complement renewable energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hybrid-gensets-to-complement-renewable-energy-2016-12-02 Robyn Wilkinson Generators and Standby Power Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435857 1480410059 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New small-scale generator powerful but quiet http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-small-scale-generator-powerful-but-quiet-2016-12-02 Robyn Wilkinson Generators and Standby Power Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435877 1486477808 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607575_resized_kohlergenerator1120161022.jpg POWERING HOMES As people continue to build larger homes, Kohler Generators has seen an increased demand for smaller residential generators 511 287 High-horsepower generator introduced onto market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-horsepower-generator-introduced-to-market-2016-04-22 Simon Sonnekus Generators and Standby Power Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 407413 1461050753 1461276000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000533653_resized_qskgenset0420161022.jpg RELIABLE BACK UP POWER The QSK95 can facilitate a facility’s full load in less than ten seconds 511 287 Energy storage possible standby for grid failure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-storage-possible-standby-for-grid-failure-2016-04-22 Simon Sonnekus Generators and Standby Power Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 407406 1461050753 1461276000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Generators withstand tough conditions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/diesel-generators-to-withstand-tough-conditions-2016-04-22 Simon Sonnekus Generators and Standby Power Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 407399 1461050753 1461276000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000533662_resized_zestweggenset0420161022.jpg CUSTOM GENSETS Custom generator options offer creative solutions, complemented with aftermarket service 511 287 South African company stocks French solar hybrid product http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-company-stocks-french-solar-hybrid-product-2016-04-22 Simon Sonnekus Generators and Standby Power Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 407438 1461050753 1461276000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000533686_resized_schneiderconextswinvertercharger0420161022.jpg BACK UP POWER In residential back-up power applications, the Conext SW inverter integrates into the electrical system and converts power from battery reserves to support critical loads 511 287 Alternators ensure electricity solutions for industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternators-ensure-dependable-electricity-solutions-for-telecoms-industry-2016-04-22 Simon Sonnekus Generators and Standby Power Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 407420 1461050753 1461276000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Total backup power solution reduces server downtime http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/total-backup-power-solution-reduces-server-downtime-2015-12-04 Malusi Mkhize Generators and Standby Power Fri, 04 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0200 393796 1448893605 1449180000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000493074_resized_02417037801022.jpeg INTEGRATED SOLUTION New information technology ensures graceful and unattended shutdowns for various devices 511 287 Backup power provider supplies retailers with long-running battery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/backup-power-provider-supplies-retailers-with-long-running-battery-2015-12-04 Malusi Mkhize Generators and Standby Power Fri, 04 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0200 393473 1448893605 1449180000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000491983_resized_2jackward1022.jpeg JACK WARD Powermode strives to further extend the life of long-running batteries used in standby power solutions 511 287 Knowledge about generator applications crucial for operations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/understanding-generator-applications-crucial-for-sustainable-operations-says-specialist-2015-12-04 Malusi Mkhize Generators and Standby Power Fri, 04 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0200 393732 1448893605 1449180000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000492907_resized_gennynewrangeofapplicationorientedqesportablegeneratorsfromatlascopcoavailableinfivemodels1022.jpeg CRITICAL POWER Owing to increased power outages in South Africa, there is a growing interest in alternative forms of power 511 287 Supplier launches dual-purpose generators http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-equipment-supplier-launches-dual-purpose-generators-2015-12-04 Malusi Mkhize Generators and Standby Power Fri, 04 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0200 393782 1448893605 1449180000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 TB patients benefit from alternative energy solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tb-patients-benefit-from-alternative-energy-solution-2015-12-04 Malusi Mkhize Generators and Standby Power Fri, 04 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0200 393939 1448893605 1449180000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000493560_resized_tbmininghealthandsafetysubstanceabuseassistanceworkforcehealthcare1022.jpeg UNINTERRUPTED TREATMENT Hydrogen fuel cell technology assists in providing continuous healthcare for tuberculosis patients 511 287 Genset components supplier offers repair, maintenance support http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/providing-repair-and-maintenance-support-to-backup-power-solutions-2015-12-04 Malusi Mkhize Generators and Standby Power Fri, 04 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0200 393944 1448893606 1449180000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000493595_resized_grant2robertson1022.jpeg GRANT ROBERTSON Providing backup for backup solutions to minimise downtime on prime and standby generators 511 287 Power solutions supplier increases enviro friendliness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-solutions-supplier-increases-environmental-footprint-2015-12-04 Malusi Mkhize Generators and Standby Power Fri, 04 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0200 393804 1448953048 1449180000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000493134_resized_legrandxl3powerdistributionenclosureformofseparationsep20151022.jpg ENERGY EFFICIENCY Effectively using environment-friendly materials in power management solutions ensures the protection of electrical equipment 511 287 Temporary power complements conventional, renewable power http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/temporary-power-complements-conventional-renewable-generation-2015-04-24 Mia Breytenbach Generators and Standby Power Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 365749 1429539652 1429826400 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000411562_resized_dji00027cropped1022.jpeg GENERATION BOOST Temporary power plants can assist other energy sources while these sources are being enhanced to better serve Southern Africa 511 287 Generator sets gain significant fuel savings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gensets-achieve-significant-fuel-savings-and-power-density-improvements-2015-04-24 Mia Breytenbach Generators and Standby Power Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 365764 1429539652 1429826400 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000411599_resized_qsk95hedgehogthemostpowerfulengineinthecumminsstable1022.jpeg EXPENSE REDUCTION During 8 000 hours of operation, the QSK95 series can achieve fuel savings of more than R4-million a year and reduce maintenance requirements 511 287 Supplier homes in on small industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-hones-in-on-small-industry-2015-04-24 Mia Breytenbach Generators and Standby Power Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 365748 1429539652 1429826400 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000411558_resized_20ss31022.jpeg GENERATING POPULARITY The Lutian LT25, or 25 kVA, diesel generator is currently a prevalent industry favourite for small business industry 511 287