Engineering News | Renewable Energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/renewable-energy-1 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:32:57 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 DAFF pledges support for a game changing NWU food and energy security project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/daff-pledges-support-for-a-game-changing-nwu-food-and-energy-security-project-2017-04-26 Mia Breytenbach RENEWABLE ENERGY/AGRICULTURE Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:41:00 +0200 450704 1493218255 1493217660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645096_resized_ministersenzenizokwanaandprofljgrobleratthesunfarmingfoodenjpg.jpeg Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana and Faculty of Engineering Dean Prof LJ Grobler at the SUNfarming Food & Energy project 511 287 GWEC expects recovery in deployment of South African wind projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gwec-expects-recovery-in-deployment-of-south-african-wind-projects-2017-04-26 Creamer Media Reporter RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:47:00 +0200 450577 1493202203 1493192820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644829_resized_sten1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68700_2017-04-26_second_take_en_-_hd_web.mp469000080GWEC expects recovery in deployment of South African wind projects GWEC expects recovery in deployment of South African wind projects End to Eskom ‘stalemate’ will unleash wind market in 2017 – GWEC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/end-to-eskom-stalemate-will-unleash-wind-market-in-2017-gwec-2017-04-25 Terence Creamer WIND ENERGY Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:50:00 +0200 450519 1493128373 1493128200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644591_resized_gwec1022.jpeg 511 287 CIG uncertain about local outlook, but sees growth potential in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cig-feels-uncertain-about-local-outlook-but-sees-growth-on-continent-2017-04-24 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:50:00 +0200 450388 1493045399 1493038200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nigerian finance minister says country needs to tap its non-oil revenues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-finance-minister-says-country-needs-to-tap-its-non-oil-revenues-2017-04-21 Reuters ECONOMY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:44:00 +0200 450203 1492761188 1492757040 1495317600 Reuters 0 0 Alternative power supply approach to benefit low-income areas http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-power-supply-approach-to-benefit-low-income-areas-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Renewable Energy Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448503 1492075739 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Cogeneration valuable to S Africa’s energy mix http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cogeneration-valuable-to-s-africas-energy-mix-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Renewable Energy Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448391 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639000_resized_eternitypowervuselelaenergy032017jpg1022.jpg AWARD-WINNING SOLUTIONS Vuselela Energy’s Eternity Power project is enabling a smelter in Rustenburg to harvest thermal energy and convert it into energy 511 287 Fabrication facility to expand to accommodate heavy lifting fleet http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fabrication-facility-to-expand-to-accommodate-heavy-lifting-fleet-2017-04-21 Simone Liedtke Renewable Energy Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448495 1492694086 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639286_resized_skyhillheavyengineeringenthusiasticworkers032017hydraarc1022.jpg IN-HOUSE PROJECTS Fabrication and refurbishment projects are executed from the engineering to transportation stages 511 287 Integrated energy solutions Africa’s answer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-energy-solutions-africas-answer-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Renewable Energy Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448394 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Joburg pilots scheme to improve energy access in informal settlements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-power-looks-to-improve-electricity-mix-in-joburg-informal-settlements-2017-04-03 David Oliveira ENERGY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448362 1492075739 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Pay-as-you-go microgrids seen offering rural electrification alternative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pay-as-you-go-microgrids-assist-rural-electrification-and-entrepreneurship-2017-04-14 David Oliveira ELECTRIFICATION Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448467 1492075739 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Solar, liquid-energy storage solution seen having big off-grid potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/liquid-energy-storage-solar-pv-offers-significant-benefits-for-off-grid-electricity-generation-2017-04-14 David Oliveira OFF-GRID TECHNOLOGY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448848 1492075739 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000640478_resized_redtlargescaleenergystoragemachines04171022.jpeg LONG-LASTING STORAGE One of the greatest benefits of flow machines were their ability to store energy, which would discharge for more than 12 hours 511 287 Wind body questions unjustified constraints in power-mix base case http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/least-cost-base-case-essential-starting-point-for-irp-process-says-sawea-2017-04-21 Mia Breytenbach ELECTRICITY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448855 1492075739 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000640391_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm510221214duane.jpg ARTIFICIAL CONSTRAINT The South African Wind Energy Association says the 2016 updated Integrated Resource Plan has unjustified artificial constraints on connection rates for wind and solar photovoltaic 511 287 Eskom pumps R4m into renewable-energy research at Stellenbosch http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-pumps-r4m-into-renewable-energy-research-at-stellenbosch-2017-04-20 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:20:00 +0200 450077 1492682101 1492676400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Gigaba slams Eskom’s ‘mistake’ of contradicting government policy on renewables http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gigaba-slams-eskoms-mistake-of-contradicting-government-policy-on-renewables-2017-04-19 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:20:00 +0200 449946 1492594603 1492593600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643178_resized_financeministermalusigigaba304171022bloomberg.jpg Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba 511 287 De Lille vows to take minister to court over energy management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/de-lille-vows-to-take-minister-to-court-over-energy-management-2017-04-19-1 News24Wire ENERGY Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:09:00 +0200 449887 1492582275 1492582140 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Saudi Arabia embarks on utility-scale renewable energy projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saudi-arabia-embarks-on-utility-scale-renewable-energy-projects-2017-04-18 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:47:00 +0200 449750 1492509032 1492501620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642829_resized_csirsolarphotovolaticpowerplant410220816duane.jpg 511 287 Suzuki, Toshiba, Denso to start India lithium-ion battery JV http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/suzuki-toshiba-denso-to-start-india-lithium-ion-battery-jv-2017-04-17 Reuters BATTERY MANUFACTURING Mon, 17 Apr 2017 18:31:00 +0200 449709 1492447551 1492446660 1494972000 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642721_resized_lithiumionbatteriesreuters.jpg 511 287 Company seizes opportunities in power sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steinmller-africa-seizes-maintenance-repair-opportunities-in-power-sector-2017-03-14 Nadine James Renewable Energy Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448016 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637850_resized_enpic1aassembledtubebundleofaheatexchanger11022.jpg VERSATILE OFFERING Steinmüller Africa offers turnkey solutions for header-type, tube sheet-type, shell and tube heat exchangers 511 287 Exosun, Lesedi partnership to offer localised solar tracking solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exosun-lesedi-partnership-to-offer-localised-solar-tracking-solutions-2017-04-07 Mia Breytenbach ENERGY SERVICES/SOLAR POWER Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447533 1491472428 1492120800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000636585_resized_energysolarexosunlesedisolartrackers032017jpg1022.jpg BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Lesedi Nuclear Services will ensure plant design, tracker manufacturing and installation of Exosun’s single-axis solar tracker 511 287 Innovative projects making strides in laser industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-projects-making-strides-in-laser-industry-2017-04-14 Tasneem Bulbulia Renewable Energy Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447857 1491472426 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637487_resized_lasertechnologylaserresearchintsitutestellenboschuniversityco2laser0320171022.jpg SIZEABLE DEVELOPMENT A robust miniature carbon dioxide laser test system for commercialisation and a large, high-pressure carbon dioxide laser to provide infrared light with Terawatt peak power are being developed 511 287 Renewables still largely underexploited in most African countries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-conditions-highly-suitable-for-more-renewable-energy-solutions-2017-04-14 Dylan Slater Renewable Energy Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448376 1491472429 1492120800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 SA urged to focus on producing components for battery supply chains http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-can-catalyse-battery-manufacturing-by-supplying-international-market-2017-04-14 Schalk Burger Energy Storage Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448347 1492076209 1492034400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Solar industry registers quality and safety training programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-industry-registers-quality-and-safety-training-programme-2017-04-07 David Oliveira Quality Assurance Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447646 1492076365 1492034400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Another delay in signing of PPAs for renewables projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/another-delay-in-signing-of-ppas-for-renewables-projects-2017-04-12 Creamer Media Reporter RENEWABLES Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:56:00 +0200 449469 1492003540 1491990960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642137_resized_sten1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68520_2017-04-12_second_take_en_-_hd_web.mp489756473Another delay in signing of PPAs for renewables projects Another delay in signing of PPAs for renewables projects SMEs, entrepreneurs called to enter clean technology innovation competition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smes-entrepreneurs-called-to-enter-clean-technology-innovation-competition-2017-04-12 Dylan Slater ENVIRONMENTAL Wed, 12 Apr 2017 10:28:00 +0200 449419 1492075096 1491985680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641909_resized_gcip2017globalforum042017jpg1022.jpeg GCIP-SA top performers for 2016, Yolandi Schoeman and Martin Ackermann, with Gerswynn McKuur (left) and Paul deGive at the Cleantech Open Global Forum in San Francisco 511 287 Solar body urges Energy Minister to provide revised PPA signing date http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-body-urges-energy-minister-to-provide-revised-ppa-signing-date-2017-04-11 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 11 Apr 2017 11:05:00 +0200 449301 1491903158 1491901500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641545_resized_deaarsolarpanelsjune2013new.jpeg 511 287 Renewables contracts will not be signed on April 11 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-contracts-will-not-be-signed-on-april-11-2017-04-10 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:40:00 +0200 449223 1491892543 1491835200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641335_resized_enelpulinda87591022.jpeg 511 287 Opinion: Renewables IPP programme an example of impeccable governance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-renewables-ipp-programme-an-example-of-impeccable-governance-2017-04-07 Creamer Media Reporter RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 07 Apr 2017 10:20:00 +0200 448962 1491556212 1491553200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000640711_resized_brendamartinsarecchairhr1022.jpeg Brenda Martin 511 287 Least-cost base case essential starting point for IRP process – Sawea http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/least-cost-base-case-essential-starting-point-for-irp-process-says-sawea-2017-04-07 Mia Breytenbach ELECTRICITY Fri, 07 Apr 2017 08:06:00 +0200 448917 1491551639 1491545160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000640585_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm510221214duane.jpg 511 287 Construction of Northern Cape wind farm ramping up as first components arrive http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-of-wind-farm-ramps-up-as-first-components-arrive-2017-04-07 Dylan Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447693 1491224901 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000636979_resized_khobabwindfarmcomponentstransport11022.jpg MASSIVE UNDERTAKING Transporting the individual wind turbine components for the Khobab Wind Farm is expected to be completed in August, 2017 511 287 Data-rich Atlas shows SA having higher bio-energy potential than believed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-bio-energy-atlas-to-support-bio-energy-development-launched-2017-04-07 Keith Campbell Science & Technology – 2 Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447619 1491224900 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 SA firm sees potential for elevated-track solution in everything mining to public transport http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-on-demand-2017-04-07 Irma Venter PUBLIC TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447670 1491290415 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639262_resized_transport.jpg 511 287 South Africa has real bioenergy potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-has-real-bio-energy-potential-2017-04-07 Keith Campbell Science & Technology – 1 Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447617 1491224900 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Renewables remain a priority for African economies – WEC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-remain-a-priority-for-african-economies-wec-2017-04-06 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Thu, 06 Apr 2017 16:18:00 +0200 448894 1491491582 1491488280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 CSIR’s formal IRP submission deviates dramatically from Base Case http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csirs-formal-irp-submission-deviates-dramatically-from-base-case-2017-04-05 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 05 Apr 2017 12:15:00 +0200 448673 1491400138 1491387300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639854_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine1610220114duane.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68400_20170331csir_ec_doe.pdf9615523CSIR’s formal input into the Integrated Resource Plan public consultation process CSIR’s formal input into the Integrated Resource Plan public consultation process US launches partnership with African electricity company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-launches-partnership-with-african-electricity-company-2017-04-05 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Wed, 05 Apr 2017 11:37:00 +0200 448665 1491385237 1491385020 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0