Engineering News | Renewable Energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/renewable-energy-1 Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:43:32 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 CPV plant’s success contributes to economic growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cpv-plants-success-contributes-to-economic-growth-2017-12-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Top Renewable Energy Projects Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472553 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Longmeadow solar PV project nearing completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/longmeadow-solar-pv-project-nears-completion-2017-12-15 Nadine James RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473278 1513253582 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Successful solar PV project exemplified for SA uptake http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/successful-solar-pv-project-exemplified-for-south-african-uptake-2017-12-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Top Renewable Energy Projects Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472727 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Data analytics trends spill over into energy sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/data-analytics-trends-spill-over-into-energy-sector-2017-12-14 Natasha Odendaal ENERGY Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:20:00 +0200 474043 1513247748 1513246800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698442_resized_blackveatchwebbmeko.jpg Black & Veatch sub-Saharan Africa business development director Webb Meko 511 340 SA power plant listed 4th dirtiest in world's 'Dirty Dozen' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-power-plant-listed-4th-dirtiest-in-worlds-dirty-dozen-2017-12-12 News24Wire ENERGY Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:10:00 +0200 473810 1513088754 1513087800 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698023_resized_nuclearpowerplantwikepidea1022.jpg 511 287 New JV to develop small-scale Zambian hydropower projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-jv-to-develop-small-scale-zambian-hydropower-projects-2017-12-12 Schalk Burger HYDROPOWER Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:37:00 +0200 473791 1513086656 1513082220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 AfDB grants loan support to two African renewable energy projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-grants-loan-support-to-two-african-renewable-energy-projects-2017-12-11 Dylan Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:45:00 +0200 473644 1512996658 1512996300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697679_resized_noorcspphase1projectpic31022.jpg The Noor concentrated solar power project’s Phase 1 511 287 SAPVIA launches ‘bold’ 5-point plan for solar industrialisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sapvia-launches-bold-5-point-plan-for-solar-industrialisation-2017-12-08 Mia Breytenbach RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:41:00 +0200 473568 1512744418 1512744060 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697501_resized_solarpvafricascatec10223copy.jpg 511 287 Cabinet approves long-awaited IRP update http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cabinet-approves-long-awaited-irp-update-2017-12-08 Creamer Media Reporter ELECTRICITY Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:02:00 +0200 473512 1512724409 1512723720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697381_resized_sten1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72309_2017-12-08_ensecondtake_-_hd_web.mp492936647Cabinet approves long-awaited IRP update Cabinet approves long-awaited IRP update Jasco slashes carbon footprint with solar energy solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jasco-reduces-carbon-footprint-by-50-with-solar-energy-solution-2017-12-07 Nadine James EMBEDDED GENERATION Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472523 1512454233 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Quality reprioritised in local battery market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quality-reprioritised-in-local-battery-market-2017-12-08 Robyn Wilkinson Renewable Energy 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 No further IRP consultations as Cabinet approves plan and 27 renewables projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irp-approved-27-renewables-projects-to-be-signed-2017-12-07 Terence Creamer ENERGY INDABA Thu, 07 Dec 2017 19:20:00 +0200 473455 1512736534 1512667200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697199_resized_davidmahlobo1022.jpg Energy Minister David Mahlobo 511 287 Zuma promises ‘seamless’ ANC transition at energy indaba that sidesteps IRP debate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zuma-promises-seamless-anc-transition-at-energy-indaba-that-sidesteps-irp-debate-2017-12-07 Terence Creamer ENERGY INDABA Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:54:00 +0200 473429 1512655214 1512651240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697132_resized_jacobzumadavidmahloboenergyindaba20171022.jpg President Jacob Zuma and Energy Minister David Mahlobo 511 287 Renewables-heavy mix is South Africa’s cheapest option, yet another study confirms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-heavy-mix-is-south-africas-cheapest-option-yet-another-study-confirms-2017-12-01 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 01 Dec 2017 08:45:00 +0200 472788 1512131481 1512110700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695834_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm2010221214duane.jpeg 511 287 Globeleq increases stake in South African renewables projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/globeleq-increases-stake-in-south-african-renewables-projects-2017-11-30 Anine Kilian RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:55:00 +0200 472724 1512047061 1512046500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Civil rights groups voice opposition to ‘rushed’ Energy Indaba http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/civil-rights-groups-voice-opposition-to-rushed-energy-indaba-2017-11-29 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Wed, 29 Nov 2017 16:30:00 +0200 472596 1511966950 1511965800 99999999999 Terence Creamer 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695331_resized_koebergelectricitypylons1022reuters.jpg 511 287 South Africa assesses battery energy storage prospects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-assesses-battery-energy-storage-prospects-2017-11-29 Creamer Media Reporter ENERGY Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:47:00 +0200 472576 1512030873 1511959620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695289_resized_sten1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72147_2017-11-29_secondtake_en_-_hd_web.mp473443305South Africa assesses battery energy storage prospects South Africa assesses battery energy storage prospects Grid operators turning to batteries as costs fall and need for flexibility rises http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grid-operators-turning-to-batteries-as-costs-fall-and-need-for-flexibility-rises-2017-11-28 Terence Creamer ENERGY STORAGE Tue, 28 Nov 2017 16:40:00 +0200 472451 1511881194 1511880000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695063_resized_eskomresearchcentregermiston110917duane1022.jpg Eskom's battery energy storage test site at Rosherville, in Gauteng 511 287 De Aar wind projects connected to the grid http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/de-aar-wind-projects-connected-to-the-grid-2017-11-28 Megan van Wyngaardt RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:49:00 +0200 472406 1511870488 1511866140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694990_resized_mulilodeaarwindpower1022.jpg 511 287 Wärtsilä to build utility-scale solar power plant in Nigeria http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wrtsil-to-build-utility-scale-solar-power-plant-in-nigeria-2017-11-24 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:03:00 +0200 472191 1511528874 1511528580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Steel Awards 2017 confirms LSFB growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-awards-2017-confirms-lsfb-growth-2017-11-13 Nica Schreuder Renewable Energy Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470778 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691494_resized_summitplacesasteelawards1022.jpg SUMMIT PLACE The Assupol Building, the 11-storey winning office block in the Summit Place development 511 287 Microgrids add new arrow to Africa’s electricity access quiver http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proven-concept-of-microgrids-driving-acceleration-of-uptake-2017-11-24 Mia Breytenbach ELECTRICITY Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471015 1511252281 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693556_resized_accelerating.jpg 511 287 Power and utilities drone market worth more than $9bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-and-utilities-drone-market-worth-more-than-9-billion-2017-11-24 Dylan Slater Drones Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470958 1511510345 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Africa specialist punts local presence as key to capitalising as infrastructure spend set to boom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-specialist-punts-local-presence-as-key-to-capitalising-as-infrastructure-spend-set-to-boom-2017-11-23 Megan van Wyngaardt ELECTRICITY Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:23:00 +0200 472097 1511449873 1511443380 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694317_resized_powerlines2210220215duane.jpg 511 287 Robben Island inaugurates solar PV microgrid http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robben-island-inaugurates-solar-pv-microgrid-2017-11-22 Creamer Media Reporter ENERGY Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:21:00 +0200 471873 1511443782 1511439660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694231_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72085_2017-11-24_rer466.mp4106765426Robben Island inaugurates solar PV microgrid Robben Island inaugurates solar PV microgrid Two South Africans shortlisted for engineering innovation prize http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/two-south-africans-shortlisted-for-engineering-innovation-prize-2017-11-22 Megan van Wyngaardt INNOVATION Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:15:00 +0200 471913 1511355852 1511352900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Funding made available to advance Burkina Faso solar project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/funding-made-available-to-advance-burkina-faso-solar-project-2017-11-22 Megan van Wyngaardt RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:32:00 +0200 471904 1511356392 1511346720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Eskom’s ‘death spiral’ under the microscope http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskoms-death-spiral-under-the-microscope-2017-11-21 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:30:00 +0200 471789 1511267992 1511267400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693668_resized_powerlines110220415duane.jpeg 511 287 Bushveld Energy, IDC, Eskom to test first vanadium redox flow battery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bushveld-energy-idc-eskom-to-test-first-vanadium-redox-flow-battery-2017-11-21 Natasha Odendaal VANADIUM Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:35:00 +0200 471769 1511510328 1511256900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 First commercial solar insurance launched in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-commercial-solar-insurance-launched-in-south-africa-2017-11-20 African News Agency SOLAR ENERGY Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:11:00 +0200 471604 1511171838 1511169060 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Shell collaboration helps power London buses with coffee waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shell-collaboration-helps-power-london-buses-with-coffee-waste-2017-11-21 Nica Schreuder BIOFUEL Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471626 1511180719 1511128800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693347_resized_0000693297resizedshellbiobeanimage.jpg GRINDING DOWN EMISSIONS B20 biofuel will significantly reduce carbon emissions 511 340 City of Cape Town gearing up for battle to directly procure power from IPPs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-cape-town-gearing-up-for-battle-to-directly-procure-power-from-ipps-2017-11-17 Kim Cloete ELECTRICITY Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:41:00 +0200 471511 1510914976 1510911660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Siemens to cut 6 900 jobs to tackle flailing turbines business http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/siemens-to-cut-6-900-jobs-to-tackle-flailing-turbines-business-2017-11-17 Reuters ENERGY Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:42:00 +0200 471470 1510902682 1510900920 1513461600 Reuters 0 0 Financing secured for solar projects in Egypt http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/335-million-secured-for-400-mw-solar-projects-in-egypt-2017-11-17 Nadine James RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470257 1510643470 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Investment in solar has overtaken coal globally, says IEA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/investment-in-solar-has-overtaken-coal-globally-says-iea-2017-11-16 Kim Cloete WINDABA Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:58:00 +0200 471442 1510908451 1510844280 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692896_resized_aurorawindfarm21022.jpg 511 287 Global wind power continues to propel forward in 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-wind-power-continues-to-propel-forward-in-2017-2017-11-16 Kim Cloete RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:43:00 +0200 471401 1510837429 1510836180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 CSIR signals renewables-led electricity mix by 2050 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-csir-model-points-to-renewables-led-electricity-mix-by-2050-2017-11-16 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:58:00 +0200 471343 1510913159 1510819080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692621_resized_kaim8180jwright1022.jpg CSIR Energy Centre principal engineer Jarrad Wright 511 287