Engineering News | Renewable Energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/renewable-energy-1 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:36:07 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 ‘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 Malmström raises EU’s concern over South Africa's stance towards renewables IPPs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/malmstrm-raises-eus-concern-over-south-africas-stance-towards-renewables-ipps-2017-10-17 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:37:00 +0200 468026 1508248324 1508233020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685522_resized_kougawindfarm1022.jpg 511 287 Sending right economic signals key to integration of distributed energy resources http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sending-right-economic-signals-key-to-integration-of-distributed-energy-resources-2017-10-16 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:15:00 +0200 467922 1508161969 1508159700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685152_resized_photovolaticelectricityplantavelardawndistributioncentresolar310220514duane.jpeg 511 287 China can solve renewable energy waste problem by 2020 - NEA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-can-solve-renewable-energy-waste-problem-by-2020---nea-2017-10-16 Reuters RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:05:00 +0200 467818 1508137627 1508137500 1510783200 Reuters 0 0 Warning that Cape Town's water outages could cause solar water geysers to 'explode' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/warning-that-cape-towns-water-outages-could-cause-solar-water-geysers-to-explode-2017-10-13 News24Wire WATER Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:44:00 +0200 467688 1507877447 1507877040 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Italian manufacturer remains committed to quality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/italian-manufacturer-remains-committed-to-quality-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Renewable Energy Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465980 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680802_resized_aristonheattechgeysers0920171022.jpg ENERGY EFFICIENT SOLUTIONS Heat Tech products are gaining popularity in South Africa owing to their reliability 511 287 Pan-European bank celebrates 45 years in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pan-european-commercial-bank-celebrates-45-years-in-s-africa-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Renewable Energy Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466160 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681168_resized_unicreditheadquartersmilanitaly0920171022.jpg FAR-REACHING NETWORK Headquartered in Milan, UniCredit has a unique Pan-European network that provides expertise to 25-million clients globally 511 287 SA weighs market opportunities as utility-scale battery storage prospects improve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-gauging-energy-storage-growth-opportunities-yet-greater-understanding-required-2017-10-13 Mia Breytenbach ENERGY STORAGE Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466624 1507624065 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683616_resized_storage.jpg 511 287 Chamber helps Italian companies prosper in S Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chamber-helps-italian-companies-prosper-in-s-africa-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Renewable Energy Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465970 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 SA black consumer body urges regulator to reject Eskom’s tariff hike application http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-black-consumer-body-urges-regulator-to-reject-eskoms-tariff-hike-application-2017-10-11 African News Agency ENERGY Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:08:00 +0200 467428 1507724429 1507723680 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 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 Black Business Council says Eskom CEO musical chairs doesn’t inspire confidence http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/black-business-council-meets-to-discuss-leadership-crisis-at-eskom-2017-10-09 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:49:00 +0200 467089 1507884818 1507538940 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 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 Minister offers snapshot of renewables generation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/minister-offers-snapshot-of-renewables-generation-2017-10-06 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:45:00 +0200 467005 1507294039 1507293900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683200_resized_droogfontein1022.jpeg 511 287 Opinion: South Africa’s coal mining sector could shrink by 46% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-south-africas-coal-mining-sector-could-shrink-by-46-2017-10-06 Creamer Media Reporter COAL Fri, 06 Oct 2017 08:19:00 +0200 466934 1507276463 1507270740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683038_resized_robjeffrey1022.jpg Rob Jeffrey 511 287 China pumps supplier to support SA business partners http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-pump-supplier-to-support-s-african-business-partners-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Renewable Energy Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465395 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679414_resized_phnixheatspringseries20171022.jpg ALLROUND EFFICIENCY PHNIX’s water heat pump applications have constant hot water volumes, and are energy and cost-efficient 511 287 Innovative system helps control wastewater pumping http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-variable-speed-system-helps-control-wastewater-pumping-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Renewable Energy Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465429 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679434_resized_agritech2017zambia1022.jpg INDUSTRY PLATFORM The annual Agritech Expo in Zambia is an opportunity for industry stakeholders and consumers to communicate and find solutions 511 287 Eaton aiming to grow share in African utility market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eaton-to-replicate-its-power-quality-services-to-win-african-market-share-2017-10-06 Schalk Burger Electrical Components Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465966 1507291569 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680733_resized_eatonmobiletruckteam09171022.jpg MOBILE MODEL Devan Reddy, Arlind Mucaku, Malvin Naicker, Sumaya Abdool and Pieter van den Berg in front of the mobile truck with Eaton products and CPD lectures 511 287 Public hearings into Atlantis SEZ set for next week http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-hearings-into-atlantis-sez-set-for-next-week-2017-10-04 Schalk Burger GREEN TECH Wed, 04 Oct 2017 15:36:00 +0200 466747 1507127797 1507124160 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 IEA lifts five-year renewables forecast after record 2016 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iea-lifts-five-year-renewables-forecast-after-record-2016-2017-10-04 Reuters RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 04 Oct 2017 11:47:00 +0200 466711 1507128867 1507110420 1509746400 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682533_resized_solarpvdeaar1022.jpg 511 287 Electricity industry approaching ‘breaking point’, City Power warns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electricity-industry-approaching-breaking-point-city-power-warns-2017-10-03 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:30:00 +0200 466596 1507039627 1507033800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682090_resized_johannesburgskyline1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 FedGroup acquires controlling stake in Emergent Energy   http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fedgroup-acquires-controlling-stake-in-emergent-energy--2017-10-03 Creamer Media Reporter RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 03 Oct 2017 10:17:00 +0200 466567 1507018734 1507018620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Opinion: Minister Kubayi’s Renewable Energy Plan: Does it signify progress or regression? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-minister-kubayis-renewable-energy-plan-does-it-signify-progress-or-regression-2017-09-29 Creamer Media Reporter OPINION Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:41:00 +0200 466391 1506695205 1506692460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681645_resized_senerregionalmdsiyabongambanjwa1022.jpg Sener regional MD Siyabonga Mbanjwa 511 287 Zambia to start building two new power plants in 2018 – finance minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-to-start-building-two-new-power-plants-in-2018-finance-minister-2017-09-29 Reuters ENERGY Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:00:00 +0200 466379 1506690098 1506690000 1509228000 Reuters 0 0 SAPVIA member appointed Global Solar Council director http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sapvia-member-appointed-global-solar-council-director-2017-09-29 Schalk Burger SOLAR INDUSTRY Fri, 29 Sep 2017 14:34:00 +0200 466368 1506689109 1506688440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 LED best fit for energy-hungry smart cities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/led-best-fit-for-energy-hungry-smart-cities-philips-2017-09-29 Schalk Burger ENERGY EFFICIENCY Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465197 1506689705 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678991_resized_philipssagmreggienxumalo08171022.jpg REGGIE NXUMALO The well-established use of energy-efficiency systems supports industrial development in Africa 511 287 Turbine installations at wind project completed ahead of schedule http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/n-cape-wind-farm-completes-turbine-installations-ahead-of-schedule-2017-09-29 Mia Breytenbach RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464675 1506689816 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677945_resized_khobabwindfarmfinalwtglifting8sept2017101022.jpg SOARING CONSTRUCTION The 100-m-tall Siemens wind turbines, which allow for optimum energy production, take between one and three days to construct, assuming favourable weather 511 287 BMG invests R400m in Joburg distribution centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solutions-providers-r400m-world-site-facility-to-enhance-service-capability-2017-09-29 Mia Breytenbach Distribution Centre Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464912 1506948130 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678606_resized_bmgworldsite0920171022.jpg WORLD-CLASS FACILITY BMG’s R400-million investment to upgrade its existing Droste Park facilities into a leading-edge distribution centre, centralises functional and support operations 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71022_2017-09-15_bmg_-_hd_web.mp413548174BMG MD Gavin Pelser discusses the upgraded BMG World site facility in Johannesburg. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. BMG MD Gavin Pelser discusses the upgraded BMG World site facility in Johannesburg. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. 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 AHI changes name to SBI http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ahi-changes-name-to-sbi-2017-09-26 Anine Kilian BUSINESS Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:12:00 +0200 465846 1506421594 1506420720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Wits seeks commercial partner for scalable DC-microgrid innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wits-seeks-commercial-partner-for-scalable-dc-microgrid-innovation-2017-09-22 Terence Creamer INNOVATION Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:15:00 +0200 465646 1506061786 1506060900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679960_resized_williecronje1022.jpg Professor Willie Cronje 511 287 Anticipated tariffs hike makes energy efficiency wise choice http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/constitutional-ruling-may-see-increased-tariffs-makes-energy-efficiency-wise-choice-2017-09-22 Victor Moolman Renewable Energy Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464058 1505744422 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676884_resized_electrificationdistributionabengoasolarkhisolaroneparabolictroughcspupingtonnortherncape70315duane1022.jpg SOLAR READY Before home owners install solar panels, they have to ensure that the buildings is suitable 511 287 Big opportunity for change amid renewables-led disruption http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-sector-has-opportunity-to-change-amid-disruptive-moment-caused-by-renewables-2017-09-22 Schalk Burger Electricity Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464586 1505744423 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Legal framework offers model for enhancing transboundary infrastructure investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continent-wide-model-law-to-enhance-transboundary-infrastructure-investment-2017-09-22 Mia Breytenbach LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464473 1505744423 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677517_resized_railinfrastructureprasagreenviewstationduane1022.jpg PAVING THE WAY The Model Law may aid in additional efficiency, transparency and accountability with regard to public and private sector engagement in transboundary infrastructure 511 287 Zambia State power firm to end emergency power imports next year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-state-power-firm-to-end-emergency-power-imports-next-year-2017-09-21 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:42:00 +0200 465558 1505998650 1505990520 1508536800 Reuters 0 0 Enel celebrates its Tom Burke solar plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enel-celebrates-its-tom-burke-solar-plant-2017-09-21 Natasha Odendaal RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:45:00 +0200 465490 1505980769 1505976300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679518_resized_eneltomburkelambertodaiprafrancinashongoanejohnmotebeleandwilliamprice1022.jpg Lamberto Dai Pra’, Francina Shongoane, John Motebele and William Price at Enel's Tom Burke plant 511 287