Engineering News | Power-Gen Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/powergen-africa Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:12:37 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Event seeks sustainability for Africa’s electricity supply industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-seeks-sustainability-for-africas-electricity-supply-industry-2018-07-13 Tasneem Bulbulia Power-Gen Africa Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490838 1531206493 1531432800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000735846_resized_powerlinesbloomberg62236041h3307781022.jpg INDUSTRY EVENT POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa presents a one-stop shop for the electricity supply industry under one roof 511 287 Event provides inclusive platform for power supply industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-provides-inclusive-platform-for-power-supply-industry-2018-07-13 Tasneem Bulbulia Power-Gen Africa Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491026 1531206493 1531432800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000736091_resized_ropeaccessaidedservicesskyriders02171022.jpg INDUSTRY PLAYER Skyriders conducts inspections for power generation companies 511 287 Investment, solutions critical for Africa’s power generation sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/holistic-investment-solutions-critical-for-africas-power-generation-sector-2018-07-13 Tasneem Bulbulia Power-Gen Africa Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491214 1531206494 1531432800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000736615_resized_zestweggroupintegratedpowersolution1022.jpg SOLUTIONS FOR AFRICA A combination of integrated power solutions and reliable infrastructure is critical to grow the continent’s power generation sector 511 287 Power generation posited as mutually beneficial solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipal-power-generation-posited-as-mutually-beneficial-solution-2018-07-13 Tasneem Bulbulia Power-Gen Africa Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491183 1531206494 1531432800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000736555_resized_eskommedupi190413duane1022.jpg FULL CIRCLE Before the advent of Eskom in 1926, municipalities in South Africa generated their own power 511 287 Technological advances fast-track new power projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/storage-advances-fast-track-new-power-projects-2018-07-13 Tasneem Bulbulia Power-Gen Africa Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491179 1531466741 1531432800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000736563_resized_csirelectriccarbmwi380816duane1022.jpg LESS CHARGE The cost of advanced battery storage has dropped by up to 90% in the past ten years, thanks mainly to the arrival of electric cars 511 287 Key issues in focus at Africa’s power forum http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/key-issues-in-focus-at-africas-power-forum-2018-07-13 Tasneem Bulbulia Power-Gen Africa Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491219 1531466767 1531432800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000736631_resized_energyefficiencymanagementbloomberg312365169140520171022.jpg POWER TALK At POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa 2018, experts will assess the trends, challenges and solutions in power generation and distribution across the continent 511 287 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 Power-Gen Africa 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 Advanced grid protection system beneficial for African market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/advanced-grid-protection-system-beneficial-for-african-market-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456774 1499756173 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Australian products showcased at event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/australian-products-showcased-at-power-gen-distributech-africa-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456831 1499756173 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660147_resized_hmafireyeinstalltion0620171022.jpg POWER PRODUCTS Fireye’s strong footprint in the African power generation sector will be further bolstered through its partnership with the HMA Group 511 287 Best practice engineering crucial for supporting solar in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/best-practice-engineering-crucial-for-supporting-solar-in-s-africa-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456889 1499756173 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660222_resized_smecsalps0620171022.jpg PROTECTING VALUABLE ASSETS The design of a photovoltaic plant lightning protection system requires an engineer with some specialist knowledge and experience to ensure adequate protection 511 287 Conformity assessment key to navigating disruption in the power sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conformity-assessment-key-to-navigating-disruption-in-the-power-sector-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456992 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660476_resized_topelectricitysolarconstructionreuters1022.jpg UP TO STANDARD Conformity assessment involves ensuring clients’ power assets are developed, constructed and operated in line with all applicable regulations 511 287 Decentralise, find optimal mix http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/decentralise-find-optimal-mix-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457072 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660766_resized_nigelblackabypenwell062017duane1022.jpg NIGEL BLACKABY The nuclear question, optimal use of renewables and funding for independent power producer programmes are key issues for discussion 511 287 Energy storage solutions to be leveraged in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-storage-solutions-to-be-leveraged-on-a-larger-scale-in-s-africa-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456829 1499756173 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660170_resized_antonyenglishandlizettekrielfreedomwoncofounderso620171022.jpg ANTONY ENGLISH AND LIZETTE KRIEL The co-founders of Freedom Won are confident that demand for energy storage will continue to grow in South Africa in the long-term 511 287 Event to advance renewable-energy models http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-to-advance-exploration-of-renewable-energy-generation-models-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457001 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660814_resized_davinchownsapvia0620171022.jpg DAVIN CHOWN To electrify Africa and really tap its growth potential, we need to look at new, flexible models of energy generation and distribution 511 287 Focus shifts to power distribution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-shifts-to-power-distribution-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456891 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660230_resized_gridpowerruralafricapowerinfracture032017jpg1022.jpg FOCUS ON DISTRIBUTION The backlog in municipal power infrastructure maintenance is growing and could result in more blackouts, especially in rural areas and small towns 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 Power-Gen Africa 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 thermodynamic cycle to disrupt the renewables landscape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-thermodynamic-cycle-set-to-disrupt-the-renewables-landscape-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456772 1499756173 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660045_resized_johanenslinheatrecoverymicrosystems0620171022.jpg JOHAN ENSLIN The REHOS cycle is based on proven process components, but features a novel interconnected configuration of these components 511 287 Power crucial to Africa’s economic development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-crucial-to-africas-economic-development-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456814 1499756173 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660132_resized_webbmeko11022.jpg WEBB MEKO POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa is the ideal platform to shift the conversations surrounding new power technology into meaningful action 511 287 Specialist to showcase latest international developments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/specialist-to-showcase-latest-international-developments-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457052 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660697_resized_sulzerpowergen0620171022.jpg SHOWCASING SPECIALTIES Sulzer will be highlighting its range of specialist services for rotating equipment operators at this year’s POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa 511 287 Spotlight on solar http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/spotlight-on-solar-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456650 1499756173 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659709_resized_domwillssolafuture0620171022.jpg DOM WILLS A reliable power supply on Robben Island has been ensured through a 666 kW solar farm designed by SOLA Future 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 Power-Gen Africa 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 Lapp Group http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lapp-group-2017-07-14 Zandile Mavuso Power-Gen Africa Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456547 1499757679 1499983200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663021_resized_0000659488lappbrochurepage1image00021022.jpg 511 287 WEG Transformers Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zest-weg-2017-07-14 Zandile Mavuso Power-Gen Africa Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456246 1499758930 1499983200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663033_resized_0000658568wegtransformersafricagermiston450617duane1022.jpg 511 287 Event costs deter local companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-costs-deter-local-companies-2016-07-08 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 417556 1467702528 1467928800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000561442_resized_solarfarmrustmo11022.jpg FOCUS ON SOLAR Renewable energy will be a key focus at this year’s Power-Gen Africa event 511 287 Microgrid solutions integral to sustainable power systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/microgrid-solutions-integral-to-sustainable-power-systems-2016-07-08 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 417739 1467702528 1467928800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000561987_resized_abiecunasjason2015mr11022.jpg JASON ABIECUNAS Microgrids are ideal solutions for remote communities with weak or no connection to the utility grid 511 287 Integrated LNG import and natural gas facilities poised to meet energy demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-lng-import-and-natural-gas-facilities-poised-to-meet-energy-demand-2016-07-08 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 417628 1467702528 1467928800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000561654_resized_shawnhoffart2013mr111022.jpg SHAWN HOFFART Integrating an LNG import facility with a power plant can increase the plant’s capacity 511 287 Event will catalyse power sector advancement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-will-catalyse-power-sector-advancement-2016-07-08 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 417586 1467702528 1467928800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000561547_resized_sasolsecundapowerlines310221114duane.jpg IMPROVING POWER DISTRIBUTION Improving power distribution is just one of the themes that will be discussed at Power-Gen Africa 511 287 Increased demand for air pollution control in power industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increased-demand-for-air-pollution-control-in-power-industry-2016-07-08 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 417566 1467702528 1467928800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000561467_resized_magaldimacashcooler1022.jpg MAGALDI ASH COOLER A unique system for handling bottom ash from pulverised coal-fired boilers 511 287 Quality standards for grid-tied systems worth the wait http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quality-standards-for-grid-tied-systems-worth-the-wait-2016-07-08 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 417485 1467702528 1467928800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000561248_resized_sinetechmalawicisinstallationproject1022.jpg CIS TECHNOLOGY Japanese-manufactured copper, indium and selenium (CIS) solar photovoltaic technology supplied by Sinetech 511 287 Temporary power plants an immediate solution to energy challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/temporary-power-plants-an-immediate-solution-to-energy-challenges-2016-07-08 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 417494 1467702528 1467928800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000561450_resized_orangerivernortherncape40315duane1022.jpg ORANGE RIVER South Africa’s hydropower stations on the river have also been affected by drought 511 287 Increased pan-African focus at Power-Gen http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increased-pan-african-focus-at-power-gen-2016-07-08 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 417672 1467702528 1467928800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000561797_resized_nelisiwemagubane60713duane1022.jpg NELISIWE MAGUBANE Effective governance in procurement processes is needed to avoid costly power project derailments 511 287 Power-Gen Africa a valuable platform for consulting engineers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-gen-africa-a-valuable-platform-for-consulting-engineers-2016-07-08 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 417802 1467702528 1467928800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000562193_resized_paulgrotawsp11022.jpg PAUL GROTA African governments are prioritising power development in their respective countries 511 287 More needs to be done to meet Africa’s energy needs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-needs-to-be-done-to-meet-africas-energy-needs-2016-07-08 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 417782 1467705970 1467928800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000562128_resized_eskommedupi140456661022.jpg MEDUPI POWER STATION The African Development Bank is investing €1.86-billion in South Africa’s Medupi power station project 511 287 Company supports impact of IPP projects in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-lasting-impact-of-ipp-projects-in-africa-2016-07-08 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 417569 1467980239 1467928800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000562289_resized_m7725841022.jpg KUSILE POWER STATION Black & Veatch has been involved in several power projects throughout Africa, including the build at Kusile power station, in Mpumalanga, in South Africa 511 287 New header designs to be showcased at Power-Gen Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-header-designs-to-be-showcased-at-power-gen-africa-2016-07-08 Robyn Wilkinson Power-Gen Africa Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 417431 1469518197 1467928800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000561064_resized_skyhighcoalprices1022.jpg FLUCTUATING COAL QUALITY Steinmüller Africa has been investigating the impact of varying coal quality on boiler operations at Hendrina power station 511 287 Event addresses Africa’s power, distribution sector issues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-event-to-address-key-issues-affecting-africas-power-and-distribution-sector-2015-07-03 Bruce Montiea Power-Gen Africa Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 374369 1435644364 1435874400 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000436931_resized_electricitypylonsadmiegreecejune2015resized.jpg ADDRESSING KEY ISSUES The Power-Gen Africa and DistribuTech Africa event will showcase power and distribution industry solutions 511 287 Power event partners with local organisations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-event-to-benefit-from-partnering-with-local-organisations-2015-07-03 Bruce Montiea Power-Gen Africa Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 374121 1435644364 1435874400 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000436155_resized_irvingoilrefinerynewbrunswickcanadaaugust2014resized.jpg GENERATING COLLABORATION Events such as Power-Gen Africa are beneficial to Africa’s power sector 511 287 Global energy solutions industry strengthening across Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-energy-solutions-industry-strengthening-across-africa-2015-07-03 Bruce Montiea Power-Gen Africa Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 374442 1435644364 1435874400 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000437196_resized_blackveatchresized.jpg RUNNER UP FOR BEST PAPER Power-Gen Africa event director Nigel Blackaby and Black & Veatch VP and project director Dave Leligdon 511 287