Engineering News | Renewable Energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/renewable-energy-1 Sat, 17 Nov 2018 23:37:19 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Upcoming protest not the first amid talks of transition away from coal – SAWEA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upcoming-protest-not-the-first-amid-talks-of-transition-away-from-coal-sawea-2018-11-16 Simone Liedtke WIND ENERGY / LABOUR Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:39:00 +0200 505031 1542375626 1542375540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Policy support needed for development of sustainable alternative energy sources – SAEEC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/policy-support-needed-for-development-of-sustainable-alternative-energy-sources-saeec-2018-11-14 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:17:00 +0200 504748 1542205733 1542205020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Vanadium batteries the solution to meet growing energy storage demand – Bushveld http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vanadium-batteries-the-solution-to-meet-growing-energy-storage-demand-bushveld-2018-11-14 Simone Liedtke VANADIUM/ENERGY STORAGE Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:40:00 +0200 504737 1542207415 1542202800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SA needs to consider oil underinvestment, variable renewables implications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-needs-to-consider-oil-underinvestment-variable-renewables-implications-2018-11-14 Creamer Media Reporter Renewable Energy Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:34:00 +0200 504655 1542275387 1542180840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766517_resized_1022x575secondtakeen.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76741_2018-11-14_second_take_en_mw_-_hd_web.mp478757534SA needs to consider oil underinvestment, variable renewables implications, says Terence Creamer SA needs to consider oil underinvestment, variable renewables implications, says Terence Creamer Flexibility to take on ‘unprecedented importance’ as renewables rise http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/flexibility-to-take-on-unprecedented-importance-as-renewables-rise-2018-11-13 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:45:00 +0200 504618 1542121277 1542120300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766101_resized_droogfontein1022.jpeg 511 287 Electrifying the world no panacea for global warming, IEA says http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electrifying-the-world-no-panacea-for-global-warming-iea-says-2018-11-13 Bloomberg ENERGY Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:17:00 +0200 504531 1542121368 1542089820 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Wind energy OEMs call to boost procurement gap; promise to boost localisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-oems-call-to-boost-procurement-gap-promise-to-boost-localisation-2018-11-09 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:40:00 +0200 504358 1541772953 1541770800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Lazard says ‘inflection point’ reached making new renewables cheaper than existing coal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lazard-says-inflection-point-reached-making-new-renewables-cheaper-than-existing-coal-2018-11-09 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:25:00 +0200 504355 1541773322 1541769900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765610_resized_windfarm06071022.jpeg 511 287 Nordex to install more turbines at four South African wind farms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nordex-to-install-more-turbines-at-four-south-african-wind-farms-2018-11-09 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:20:00 +0200 504356 1541772620 1541769600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Wind energy industry commits to investing in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-industry-commits-to-investing-in-south-africa-2018-11-09 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Fri, 09 Nov 2018 09:21:00 +0200 504289 1541749897 1541748060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Wind energy set to play important role in diversifying the energy mix http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-set-to-play-important-role-in-diversifying-the-energy-mix-2018-11-08 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Thu, 08 Nov 2018 16:30:00 +0200 504269 1541688731 1541687400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Wartsila wins contract to build two Kenyan solar-power farms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wartsila-wins-contract-to-build-two-kenyan-solar-power-farms-2018-11-08 Bloomberg RENEWABLES Thu, 08 Nov 2018 16:15:00 +0200 504262 1541687068 1541686500 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Africa poised to be global renewable-energy leader – AfDB president http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-poised-to-be-global-renewable-energy-leader-afdb-president-2018-11-08 Terence Creamer INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:16:00 +0200 504199 1541757449 1541679360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765246_resized_akinwumiadesina1118reuters1022.jpg AfDB president Dr Akinwumi Adesina 511 287 Global body forecasts continued growth in wind energy generation capacity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-body-expects-wind-energy-generation-capacity-growth-up-to-2020-2018-11-08 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:34:00 +0200 504189 1541678871 1541673240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Massmart top renewable energy user in South African retail http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/massmart-top-renewable-energy-user-in-south-african-retail-2018-11-08 Marleny Arnoldi RETAIL Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:10:00 +0200 504178 1541673823 1541671800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765214_resized_massmartopensnewmakroinalberton21022.jpg 511 287 Prices for renewable energy likely to drop further, suggests energy expert http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prices-for-renewable-energy-likely-to-drop-further-suggests-energy-expert-2018-11-07 Kim Cloete ENERGY Wed, 07 Nov 2018 16:50:00 +0200 504103 1541602795 1541602200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Wind energy powers up in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-powers-up-in-south-africa-2018-11-07 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Wed, 07 Nov 2018 16:15:00 +0200 504093 1541769275 1541600100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Radebe hints at possible Saudi investment to boost South Africa's oil refining capacity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/radebe-hints-at-possible-saudi-investment-to-boost-south-africas-oil-refining-capacity-2018-11-07 Kim Cloete OIL & GAS Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:25:00 +0200 504050 1541588371 1541586300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Oil, gas outlook positive amid tough conditions, says PwC review http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-gas-outlook-positive-amid-tough-conditions-says-pwc-review-2018-11-07 Kim Cloete OIL & GAS Wed, 07 Nov 2018 11:30:00 +0200 504042 1541585070 1541583000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 New oil, gas opportunities emerge in Sudan, Niger http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-oil-gas-opportunities-emerge-in-sudan-niger-2018-11-07 Kim Cloete OIL & GAS Wed, 07 Nov 2018 10:57:00 +0200 504038 1541581845 1541581020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South Africa joins the IEA as an association country http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-joins-the-iea-as-an-association-country-2018-11-06 Kim Cloete ENERGY Tue, 06 Nov 2018 15:57:00 +0200 503966 1541575384 1541512620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764728_resized_ieaexecutivedirectorfaithbirolandenergyministerjeffradebe1118kimcloete1022.jpg IEA executive director Dr Fatih Birol and Energy Minsiter Jeff Radebe 511 287 Renergen to list on ASX, continue expansion work on Virginia gas project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renergen-to-list-on-asx-continue-expansion-work-on-virginia-gas-project-2018-11-06 Simone Liedtke OIL & GAS / RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 06 Nov 2018 15:36:00 +0200 503957 1541512400 1541511360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764691_resized_renewableenergyenergymdstefanomarani112018renergen1022.jpg Renergen CEO Stefano Marani 511 287 South African wind farm yield forecasts in line with global norms – study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-wind-farm-yield-forecasts-in-line-with-global-norms-study-2018-11-05 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 05 Nov 2018 16:30:00 +0200 503783 1541428782 1541428200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764476_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine610220118duane.jpg 511 287 Eskom launches microgrid pilot plant in Free State http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-launches-microgrid-pilot-plant-in-free-state-2018-11-05 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 05 Nov 2018 10:08:00 +0200 503697 1541409073 1541405280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New dawn, and possible expansion, for trailblazing wind farm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-dawn-and-possible-expansion-for-trailblazing-wind-farm-2018-11-05 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 05 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0200 503688 1541402069 1541401200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764255_resized_darlingwindfarm11022.jpg The 5.2 MW Darling wind farm 511 287 Zambia power system glitch cuts electricity supply to some mines http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-power-system-glitch-cuts-electricity-supply-to-some-mines-2018-11-02 Reuters ENERGY Fri, 02 Nov 2018 14:10:00 +0200 503643 1541160894 1541160600 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Egypt signs $2.3bn power plant deal with Saudi ACWA Power – Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/egypt-signs-23bn-power-plant-deal-with-saudi-acwa-power-minister-2018-11-02 Reuters ENERGY Fri, 02 Nov 2018 10:19:00 +0200 503608 1541152354 1541146740 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Small thermal plants hold promise for regions without grid electricity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-thermal-plants-hold-promise-for-african-economies-srk-2018-11-02 Nadine James ELECTRICITY Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502579 1541067520 1541109600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Digitisation set to shake up the energy sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digitisation-set-to-shake-up-the-energy-sector-2018-11-01 Kim Cloete ENERGY Thu, 01 Nov 2018 15:13:00 +0200 503520 1541080351 1541077980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Offgrid firm BBOXX targets two new African markets with EDF – CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/offgrid-firm-bboxx-targets-two-new-african-markets-with-edf-ceo-2018-10-30 Reuters ENERGY Tue, 30 Oct 2018 08:11:00 +0200 503158 1540881941 1540879860 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Calls to even out procurement for wind energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/calls-to-even-out-procurement-for-wind-energy-2018-10-29 Kim Cloete ENERGY Mon, 29 Oct 2018 14:53:00 +0200 503112 1540818902 1540817580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Business concerned about coal sector job losses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-concerned-about-coal-sector-job-losses-2018-10-26 Kim Cloete ENERGY Fri, 26 Oct 2018 23:19:00 +0200 503024 1540793256 1540588740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 NGOs criticise IRP public hearings process http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ngos-criticise-irp-public-hearings-process-2018-10-26 Kim Cloete ENERGY Fri, 26 Oct 2018 16:22:00 +0200 503012 1540564987 1540563720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 CSIR points to 30 000 net jobs gain in electricity to 2030, despite fall in coal jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-points-to-30-000-net-jobs-gain-in-electricity-to-2030-despite-fall-in-coal-jobs-2018-10-26 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY PLANNING Fri, 26 Oct 2018 12:08:00 +0200 502971 1540621950 1540548480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762781_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm21022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76543_wright_2018.pdf5719007A presentation outlining the CSIR's formal response to the draft IRP 2018http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76544_wright_2018a.pdf35135405CSIR's formal comments on the Draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2018 A presentation outlining the CSIR's formal response to the draft IRP 2018CSIR's formal comments on the Draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2018 South Africa prepares for an electrified future http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-prepares-for-an-electrified-future-2018-10-11 Paige Müller Renewable Energy Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501461 1540218013 1540504800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759615_resized_2018sscportelizabethcrowds1022.jpg INSPIRING STUDENTS The Sasol Solar Challenge aims to inspire students to take up science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects 511 287 Klawer awaits PPA signature, while Roggeveld surges ahead http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/klawer-awaits-ppa-signature-while-roggeveld-surges-ahead-2018-10-26 Tracy Hancock Renewable Energy Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501567 1540218014 1540504800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759852_resized_g7mdkilianhagemannwindenergy201810181022.jpg KILIAN HAGEMANN A key area of improvement would be greater visibility and certainty of future power procurement, but G7 Renewable Energies is confident that the new Integrated Resource Plan will address this 511 287 Wind farm to power local development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-wind-farm-to-power-local-socioeconomic-development-2018-10-26 Tracy Hancock Renewable Energy Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501572 1540218014 1540504800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0