Engineering News | Renewable Energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/renewable-energy-1 Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:13:30 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Perdekraal East wind farm preparing for construction activity to start http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/perdekraal-east-wind-farm-preparing-for-construction-activity-to-start-2018-09-17 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:17:00 +0200 498946 1537192753 1537186620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754693_resized_renewableenergyperderkaaleastearlyconstructionsept201810resize1022.jpg 511 287 PIC foresees great opportunity in investing in early stage tech-driven companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pic-foresees-great-opportunity-in-investing-in-early-stage-tech-driven-companies-2018-09-14 Kim Cloete INVESTMENT Fri, 14 Sep 2018 11:30:00 +0200 498777 1536922665 1536917400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South Africa’s nuclear industry disappointed with the new IRP http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-nuclear-industry-disappointed-with-the-new-irp-2018-09-14 Rebecca Campbell Nuclear Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497649 1536650749 1536876000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Renewable-energy guide offers insight into maturing African markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-guide-offers-insight-into-maturing-african-markets-2018-09-14 Schalk Burger Energy Regulation Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497705 1536922642 1536876000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751934_resized_dlapiperenergypracticeheadnatashalutherjones1022.jpg NATASHA LUTHER-JONES Facilitating the development and growth of the energy industry will help to create a virtuous cycle of energy-linked development 511 287 Nordex to supply 80 wind turbines to two South African wind farm projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nordex-to-supply-80-wind-turbines-to-two-south-african-wind-farm-projects-2018-09-12 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 12 Sep 2018 12:36:00 +0200 498512 1536748704 1536748560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Cape vulture provides inspiration for homegrown vertical-axis wind turbine http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-vulture-provides-inspiration-for-homegrown-vertical-axis-wind-turbine-2018-09-11 Terence Creamer INNOVATION Tue, 11 Sep 2018 16:45:00 +0200 498413 1536733674 1536677100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753500_resized_3thewingundergoingtestinginsidethewindtunnelatthecsir1022.jpg A Brayfoil wing being prepared for testing in a wind tunnel at the CSIR, in Pretoria 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75934_2018-09-11_bray_-_hd_web.mp433242009Brayfoil Technologies founder Robert Bray on how he drew inspiration from the Cape Vulture for his innovative flexible wing invention, which he says could have application in wind turbines, hydro turbines, sail yachts, aeroplanes and automobiles. Video and video editing: Darlene Creamerhttp://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75935_75933_csir_brayfoil_hd-web.mp4129070402CSIR testing the vertical-axis wind-turbine innovation, which employs a groundbreaking morphing wing design. Source: CSIR Brayfoil Technologies founder Robert Bray on how he drew inspiration from the Cape Vulture for his innovative flexible wing invention, which he says could have application in wind turbines, hydro turbines, sail yachts, aeroplanes and automobiles. Video and video editing: Darlene CreamerCSIR testing the vertical-axis wind-turbine innovation, which employs a groundbreaking morphing wing design. Source: CSIR Shift to renewables to become a growing trend in the mining sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shift-to-renewables-to-become-a-growing-trend-in-the-mining-sector-2018-09-10 Tasneem Bulbulia RENEWABLES Mon, 10 Sep 2018 16:45:00 +0200 498305 1536591641 1536590700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Hydrogen from renewables may be energy transition’s ‘missing link’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydrogen-from-renewables-may-be-energy-transitions-missing-link-2018-09-07 Terence Creamer ENERGY TRANSITION Fri, 07 Sep 2018 16:40:00 +0200 498140 1536563568 1536331200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752934_resized_hydrogenfrompower1022.jpg 511 287 Philip Lloyd – a passionate educator and energy thought leader http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-expert-passionate-educator-philip-lloyd-passes-2018-09-07 Schalk Burger Obituary Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497033 1535985415 1536271200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750269_resized_philiplloyd8181022.jpg PHILIP LLOYD Philip Lloyd contributed to the nation as an eminent engineer, as well as through mathematics and science education programmes for underprivileged children 511 287 Brenmiller Energy markets thermal generation, storage solution into African countries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brenmiller-energy-markets-thermal-generation-storage-solution-into-african-countries-2018-09-06 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Thu, 06 Sep 2018 16:34:00 +0200 498015 1536244775 1536244440 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Coal-transition support should aid workers and communities, not Eskom – report http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coal-transition-support-should-aid-workers-and-communities-not-eskom-report-2018-09-06 Terence Creamer COAL & ENERGY Thu, 06 Sep 2018 16:00:00 +0200 498006 1536302436 1536242400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752643_resized_kendalpowerstationcoal510220717duane.jpeg 511 287 IPP designed to facilitate private sector investment – Radebe http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ipp-designed-to-facilitate-private-sector-investment-radebe-2018-09-06 African News Agency Renewable Energy Thu, 06 Sep 2018 15:25:00 +0200 497986 1536240863 1536240300 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752616_resized_jeffradebe0905181022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 Feasibility study contractor selected for Mozambique energy project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/feasibility-study-contractor-selected-for-mozambique-energy-project-2018-09-06 Tasneem Bulbulia SOLAR ENERGY Thu, 06 Sep 2018 14:58:00 +0200 497979 1536239456 1536238680 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Kenya 428 km power line complete, to add 310 MW to grid by December http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-428-km-power-line-complete-to-add-310-mw-to-grid-by-december-2018-09-05 Reuters ELECTRICITY Wed, 05 Sep 2018 14:28:00 +0200 497819 1536150662 1536150480 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Site clearing, earthworks preparation starts at 25 MW Ngodwana biomass power project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/site-clearing-earthworks-preparation-starts-at-25-mw-ngodwana-biomass-power-project-2018-09-05 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 05 Sep 2018 12:43:00 +0200 497803 1536145041 1536144180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 China's TBEA to invest in €180m Gabon hydropower project – Gabon official http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chinas-tbea-to-invest-in-180m-gabon-hydropower-project-gabon-official-2018-09-03 Reuters HYDROPOWER Mon, 03 Sep 2018 09:37:00 +0200 497472 1535960514 1535960220 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Montego expands Eastern Cape pet food factory http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/montego-expands-eastern-cape-pet-food-factory-2018-08-24 Schalk Burger AGROPROCESSING Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496389 1535439110 1535666400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000748753_resized_montegopetnutritionfactory08181022.jpg MONTEGO PET NUTRITION FACTORY The company distributes to nearly 2 000 stores across 16 countries, including South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Tanzania and the United Arab Emirates 511 287 Carbon emissions reduced at hospitals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-emissions-reduced-at-hospitals-2018-08-31 Halima Frost Renewable Energy Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495689 1535694831 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747119_resized_gascgn08181022.jpg UP IN THE AIR An aerial view of the revolutionary Langlaagte CNG filling station 511 287 What’s in the draft IRP? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/whats-in-the-draft-irp-2018-08-29 Creamer Media Reporter Renewable Energy Thu, 30 Aug 2018 10:44:00 +0200 497140 1535619936 1535618640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750630_resized_secondtakeen1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75817_2018-08-29_secondtake_en_-_hd_web.mp484288081What’s in the draft IRP? What’s in the draft IRP? Ring-fence Eskom’s ‘bad bank’ generation assets, says energy expert http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ring-fence-eskoms-bad-bank-generation-assets-says-energy-expert-2018-08-29 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 29 Aug 2018 16:05:00 +0200 497163 1536237802 1535551500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750548_resized_antoneberharduct08181022dylan.jpg Professor Anton Eberhard 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75825_2018-08-30_utilityofthefuture_cg_-_hd_web.mp440185643University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business’ Professor Anton Eberhard outlines a ‘pragmatic’ restructuring plan for Eskom. Camera Work: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. Recorded: 28.8.2018 University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business’ Professor Anton Eberhard outlines a ‘pragmatic’ restructuring plan for Eskom. Camera Work: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. Recorded: 28.8.2018 US Trade and Development Agency grants $1.2m funding for Mozambique solar project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-trade-and-development-agency-grants-12m-funding-for-mozambique-solar-project-2018-08-28 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Tue, 28 Aug 2018 14:51:00 +0200 497008 1535460723 1535460660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Solar body raises concern over procurement gap, as lobby group slams inclusion of IPP coal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-body-raises-concern-over-procurement-gap-as-lobby-group-slams-inclusion-of-ipp-coal-2018-08-28 Terence Creamer IRP REACTION Tue, 28 Aug 2018 10:55:00 +0200 496961 1535446756 1535446500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750119_resized_enelpulinda87591022.jpeg 511 287 Wind body praises IRP, but wants clarity on three-year gap in new additions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-body-praises-irp-but-wants-clarity-on-three-year-gap-in-new-additions-2018-08-27 Terence Creamer IRP REACTION Mon, 27 Aug 2018 15:40:00 +0200 496895 1535378410 1535377200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749945_resized_noblesfontein11022.jpeg 511 287 Ethiopia ousts State firm from Nile dam project after construction delays http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ethiopia-ousts-state-firm-from-nile-dam-project-after-construction-delays-2018-08-27 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Mon, 27 Aug 2018 14:38:00 +0200 496872 1535374386 1535373480 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 No new nuclear in IRP update as time horizon is trimmed to 2030 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-new-nuclear-in-irp-update-as-time-horizon-is-trimmed-to-2030-2018-08-27 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Mon, 27 Aug 2018 10:46:00 +0200 496828 1535372095 1535359560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749763_resized_jeffradebe300620181022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75771_irp-update-2018-draft-for-comments.pdf3541653Integrated Resource Plan 2018 for Public Comment Integrated Resource Plan 2018 for Public Comment Two solar plants opened in Namibia http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/two-solar-plants-opened-in-namibia-2018-08-23 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 23 Aug 2018 16:04:00 +0200 496649 1535033130 1535033040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749341_resized_ejuvagobabisnamibia0820181022.jpg Ejuva solar project in Gobabis, Namibia 511 287 Eskom begins stakeholder interactions on ‘Strategy 2035’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-begins-stakeholder-interactions-on-strategy-2035-2018-08-23 Terence Creamer ESKOM Thu, 23 Aug 2018 15:35:00 +0200 496634 1535090785 1535031300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749293_resized_eskomlogomegawattpark1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Cabinet approves gazetting of updated IRP for public comment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/updated-irp-to-be-published-in-government-gazette-on-august-27-2018-08-23 Anine Kilian ENERGY Thu, 23 Aug 2018 10:35:00 +0200 496532 1535033170 1535013300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749018_resized_hopefieldwindfarmumoyaenergy0520181022.jpg 511 287 South African govt to release long-term energy plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-govt-to-release-long-term-energy-plan-2018-08-21 African News Agency ENERGY Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:34:00 +0200 496340 1534862223 1534862040 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000748630_resized_jeffradebe1dylanslater05181022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 AfriForum launches petition against planned CSIR biogas plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afriforum-launches-petition-against-planned-csir-biogas-plant-2018-08-21 Marleny Arnoldi WASTE-TO-ENERGY Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:47:00 +0200 496327 1534859764 1534859220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Study initiated to assess conversion of Kelvin power station from coal to gas http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/study-initiated-to-assess-conversion-of-kelvin-power-station-from-coal-to-gas-2018-08-21 Terence Creamer ENERGY Tue, 21 Aug 2018 14:50:00 +0200 496309 1534855763 1534855800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000748555_resized_powerstationkelvin30805duane1022.jpeg The Kelvin power station 511 287 Biofuels unviable alternative in South Africa – expert http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biofuel-unviable-alternative-in-s-africa-expert-2018-07-31 Paige Müller Renewable Energy Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494275 1534227763 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743928_resized_witsgreathall31207duane1022.jpg ENERGY LEADERSHIP CENTRE The University of the Witwatersrand launched the Energy Leadership Centre to equip Africa’s energy industry for future technological advancements 511 287 Biogas plant demonstrates potential using new tech http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biogas-plant-demonstrates-potential-using-new-tech-2018-08-01 Paige Müller Renewable Energy Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494465 1534227763 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744396_resized_biofuelsglobalenergydemoplant2071810222.jpg BIOGAS DEMO PLANT Global Energy expects its biogas demonstration plant to be open for viewing by prospective clients by the end of this month. 511 287 Investors looking for viable infrastructure projects in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/investors-looking-for-viable-infrastructure-projects-in-africa-2018-08-17 Donald Makhafola Renewable Energy Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494144 1534861590 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744208_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine110114duane1022.jpg INVESTING IN INFRASTRUCTURE Investec Bank is considering investment in renewable energy, water desalination and treatment projects, transportation infrastructure and speciality buildings 511 287 Fund manager Vantage provides R2bn for six South African renewable energy projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fund-manager-vantage-provides-r2bn-for-six-south-african-renewable-energy-projects-2018-08-14 African News Agency RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:43:00 +0200 495547 1534229265 1534228980 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Juwi to build, operate three REIPPPP Round 4 solar PV projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/juwi-to-build-operate-three-reipppp-round-4-solar-pv-projects-2018-08-13 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:34:00 +0200 495525 1534171940 1534170840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000746602_resized_renewableenergyjuwirenewableenergies250mwsolarpvproject20820181022.jpg 511 287 Northern Cape wind farm funds FitzPatrick Institute bird study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/northern-cape-wind-farm-funds-fitzpatrick-institute-bird-study-2018-08-10 Anine Kilian WIND Fri, 10 Aug 2018 15:28:00 +0200 495357 1533909133 1533907680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0