Engineering News | Renewable Energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/renewable-energy-1 Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:28:05 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 AfDB optimistic about Eskom’s turnaround prospects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-optimistic-about-eskoms-turnaround-prospects-2019-02-19 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:40:00 +0200 512057 1550587826 1550587200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782330_resized_amadouhott20022018duane.jpg AfDB power, energy, climate and green growth complex VP Amadou Hott 511 287 Sun Exchange signs fund agreement with Decentral Energy for solar projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sun-exchange-signs-fund-agreement-with-decentral-energy-for-solar-projects-2019-02-19 Schalk Burger SOLAR ENERGY Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:05:00 +0200 511995 1550582190 1550570700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782281_resized_sunexchangenioroplastics2191022.jpg 473 kW Nioro Plastics solar project 511 287 Nampak marks 50 years on JSE amid moves to streamline and reduce environmental footprint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nampak-marks-50-years-on-jse-amid-moves-to-streamline-and-reduce-environmental-footprint-2019-02-19 Terence Creamer CORPORATE MILESTONE Tue, 19 Feb 2019 10:00:00 +0200 511931 1550604040 1550563200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782028_resized_nampak11022.jpg 511 287 Motsepe rejects Eskom conspiracy claims as ‘ridiculous’, but admits to ‘serious’ ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motsepe-rejects-eskom-conspiracy-as-ridiculous-but-admits-to-serious-perception-problem-2019-02-18 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:55:00 +0200 511918 1550559552 1550498100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782012_resized_patricemotsepe209171022duane.jpg AREP chairperson Patrice Motsepe 511 287 African market is opening up to corporate PPAs – Baker McKenzie http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-market-is-opening-up-to-corporate-ppas-baker-mckenzie-2019-02-15 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:23:00 +0200 511795 1550240723 1550240580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Gordhan’s IPP renegotiation proposal triggers ‘breach of contract’ warnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gordhans-ipp-renegotiation-proposal-triggers-breach-of-contract-warnings-2019-02-15 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:30:00 +0200 511775 1550245828 1550237400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781722_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm2010221214duane.jpeg 511 287 Tanzania hydropower dam to cost more than double government estimate – study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tanzania-hydropower-dam-to-cost-more-than-double-government-estimate-study-2019-02-15 Reuters HYDROPOWER Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:44:00 +0200 511702 1550213475 1550213040 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 'South Africans must take climate change seriously' – Ramaphosa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africans-must-take-climate-change-seriously-ramaphosa-2019-02-15 News24Wire Renewable Energy Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:20:00 +0200 511696 1550212396 1550211600 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781506_resized_cyrilramaphosa140220191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Event set to dissect the future of African energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-set-to-dissect-the-future-of-african-energy-2019-01-24 Paige Müller Renewable Energy Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509626 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777612_resized_bbenergy50413duane1022.jpg AFRICA’S ENERGY FUTURE The Africa Energy Indaba will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre, in Johannesburg, from February 19 and 20 this year 511 287 Power utility business models set to change http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-utility-business-models-set-to-change-2019-01-24 Paige Müller Renewable Energy Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509632 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777608_resized_eskommedupipowerstationpowerlinelephalalelimpopo10214duane1022.jpg A CHANGING FUTURE Several disruptive forces are set to threaten the traditional power utility business model 511 287 SA company receives multibillion-dollar contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multibillion-dollar-contract-awarded-to-s-african-company-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Renewable Energy Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510238 1549952199 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778323_resized_civilengmurrayrobsnowy2002191022.jpg SO MUCH DAM WATER The Snowy 2.0 project with reuse water through a pumping system to keep the grid running 511 287 Energy capacity shortfalls stunting Africa’s industrialisation efforts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-energy-sector-needs-investors-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Renewable Energy Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510188 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778309_resized_energygenerationecicprovided01191022.jpg UPDATING INFRASTRUCTURE The ECIC is aiding Mozambique State utility Electricidade de Mocambique in a project to finance the rehabilitation of the country’s electricity infrastructure in northern Mozambique and in Maputo 511 287 Renewables ensure cleaner national energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energys-cost-effective-future-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Renewable Energy Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510227 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778284_resized_piasolarsolarcapitalpvplantdeaar441215duane1022.jpg AFFORDABLE ENERGY For the first time, South Africa is seeing a real opportunity to buck the trend of ever-increasing electricity tariffs 511 287 Renewable grids present investment opportunity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-scale-renewable-grids-present-investment-opportunity-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Renewable Energy Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510199 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778306_resized_steamboilers01518bloomberg1022.jpg GAS ON THE RISE There has been and increase in the development of gas-fired power stations throughout Africa 511 287 As renewables soar, BP sees China hitting brakes on energy growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/as-renewables-soar-bp-sees-china-hitting-brakes-on-energy-growth-2019-02-14 Reuters ENERGY Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:57:00 +0200 511684 1550174490 1550174220 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 KenGen to raise funds from the market this year, eyes green bond http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kengen-to-raise-funds-from-the-market-this-year-eyes-green-bond-2019-02-14 Reuters ENERGY Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:46:00 +0200 511633 1550148504 1550148360 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Enel starts construction of 140 MW Eastern Cape wind farm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enel-starts-construction-of-140-mw-eastern-cape-wind-farm-2019-02-12 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:34:00 +0200 511384 1549982141 1549982040 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Battle lines drawn as opposition parties contest Ramaphosa’s Eskom unbundling plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/battle-lines-drawn-as-opposition-parties-contest-ramaphosas-eskom-unbundling-plan-2019-02-12 Terence Creamer ESKOM Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:15:00 +0200 511375 1550037667 1549980900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780750_resized_eskomrockstatuemegawattpark11181022dylan.jpg 511 287 Opinion: Are there really more jobs in coal than in renewables? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-are-there-really-more-jobs-in-coal-than-in-renewables-2019-02-12 Tobias Bischof-Niemz Transition Talk Tue, 12 Feb 2019 10:00:00 +0200 511262 1549981902 1549958400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780541_resized_tobiasbischoffniemz08181022.jpeg Dr Tobias Bischof-Niemz 511 287 Electrical equipment group aims to penetrate new markets with integrated offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electrical-equipment-group-aims-to-penetrate-new-markets-with-integrated-offering-2019-02-12 Terence Creamer ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT Tue, 12 Feb 2019 09:10:00 +0200 511246 1549966134 1549955400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780511_resized_siegfried.jpg Zest WEG Group CEO Siegfried Kreutzfeld 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77376_2019-02-06_zest_-_3.mp426164928Zest WEG Group CEO Siegfried Kreutzfeld in conversation with Engineering News Editor Terence Creamer on the group's growth strategy. Camera Work & Editing: Darlene Creamer. Zest WEG Group CEO Siegfried Kreutzfeld in conversation with Engineering News Editor Terence Creamer on the group's growth strategy. Camera Work & Editing: Darlene Creamer. New statistics point to renewables playing a role in load-shedding mitigation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-statistics-point-to-renewables-playing-a-role-in-load-shedding-mitigation-2019-02-11 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:20:00 +0200 511190 1549898258 1549894800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780407_resized_jarradwright1022.jpg CSIR Energy Centre principal engineer Jarrad Wright 511 287 Africa, Middle East increase onshore wind power capacity to 5.7 GW http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-middle-east-increase-onshore-wind-power-capacity-to-57-gw-2019-02-11 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 11 Feb 2019 15:57:00 +0200 511196 1549894807 1549893420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780388_resized_windfarmimage1022.jpg 511 287 DBSA wins global award for renewable energy project financing  http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dbsa-wins-global-award-for-renewable-energy-project-financing-2019-02-08 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 08 Feb 2019 11:15:00 +0200 511018 1549618966 1549617300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Working together can deliver mining’s massive benefits – Friedland http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/working-together-can-deliver-minings-massive-benefits-friedland-2019-02-06 Martin Creamer MINING INDABA Wed, 06 Feb 2019 12:33:00 +0200 510731 1549463733 1549449180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779325_resized_0256ia.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77312_2019-04-06_miningindaba_robert_friedland.mp469565601Ivanhoe Mines executive co-chairperson and founder Robert Friedland speaks about the winds of change blowing in South Africa and the DRC and the benefits mining companies, African governments and communities can reap if all parties work together. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Ivanhoe Mines executive co-chairperson and founder Robert Friedland speaks about the winds of change blowing in South Africa and the DRC and the benefits mining companies, African governments and communities can reap if all parties work together. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Energy megaprojects on South Africa's radar as utility falters http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-megaprojects-on-south-africas-radar-as-utility-falters-2019-02-05 Bloomberg ENERGY Tue, 05 Feb 2019 15:49:00 +0200 510637 1549438237 1549374540 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Global demand for coal rises despite uncertainty http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-demand-for-coal-rises-despite-uncertainty-2019-02-04 Kim Cloete COAL Mon, 04 Feb 2019 15:40:00 +0200 510504 1549288676 1549287600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Biogas flowmeter introduced for variable compositions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biogas-flowmeter-introduced-for-variable-compositions-2019-02-01 Halima Frost Renewable Energy Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508914 1548749389 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775290_resized_gaskrohne02191022.jpg GOING WITH THE FLOW The flowmeter is suited to biogas as well as landfill and sewage gas applications 511 287 Disruptive forces set to change power utility business models http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/disruptive-forces-set-to-change-power-utility-business-models-2019-02-01 Jessica Oosthuizen Renewable Energy Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508892 1548749388 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775240_resized_powerstation10211duane1022.jpg ENERGY FUTURE The theme of this year’s Africa Energy Indaba is Africa’s Energy Future 511 287 Opinion: Will unbundling Eskom ensure a sustainable electricity system? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-will-unbundling-eskom-ensure-a-sustainable-electricity-system-2019-01-30 Tobias Bischof-Niemz ESKOM Wed, 30 Jan 2019 11:15:00 +0200 510044 1548855630 1548839700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777849_resized_tobiasbischoffniemz08181022.jpeg Dr Tobias Bischof-Niemz 511 287 Zambia's mining investment arm ups stake in Copperbelt Energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambias-mining-investment-arm-ups-stake-in-copperbelt-energy-2019-01-28 Reuters ENERGY Mon, 28 Jan 2019 15:22:00 +0200 509831 1548681861 1548681720 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Wind farms improve on foundation mix design to reduce carbon footprint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-farms-improve-on-foundation-mix-design-to-reduce-carbon-footprint-2019-01-28 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 28 Jan 2019 15:21:00 +0200 509830 1548683416 1548681660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SolarAfrica, Inspired Evolution establishes fund for solar PV solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solarafrica-inspired-evolution-establishes-fund-for-solar-pv-solutions-2019-01-25 Marleny Arnoldi SOLAR PV Fri, 25 Jan 2019 15:45:00 +0200 509731 1548424121 1548423900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777187_resized_solarpv11022.jpg 511 287 Modules finalisation nearing completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modules-finalisation-nearing-completion-2019-01-25 Halima Frost Renewable Energy Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 507180 1548081092 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771707_resized_solarsaretecinstitute01191022.jpg HOME BASE Saretec is based at the Cape Peninsular University of Technology 511 287 Solar streetlights installed at mine http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-street-lights-installed-at-mine-2019-01-25 Halima Frost Renewable Energy Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 507862 1548404217 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777068_resized_0000773065resizedsolarbekablackrock01191022.jpg ILLUMINATING The solar installation at the Black Rock mine has made the intersections leading to the mine more visible and safer 511 287 Investors will continue to invest in solar http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/investors-will-continue-to-invest-in-solar-2019-01-25 Halima Frost Renewable Energy Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506928 1548410796 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777113_resized_0000771137resizedsolarinvestecandrewepener01191022.jpg ANDRE WEPENER Asserts that South Africa’s recent reinvestment of power-generation projects are capital intensive 511 287 Improved film helps extend solar panel lifetime http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-film-helps-extend-solar-panel-lifetime-2019-01-25 Halima Frost Renewable Energy Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508026 1548933206 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777071_resized_0000773444resizedsolardupontygsolarcrackedbacksheet01191022.jpg CRACKING UNDER PRESSURE Solar panels are showing signs of deterioration sooner than anticipated owing to harsher environments 511 287 Solar inverter available for water pumps http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-inverter-available-for-water-pumps-2019-01-25 Halima Frost Renewable Energy Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 507476 1548081093 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000772352_resized_solarbmgmotolineinverter01191022.jpg EASY PEASY Solar inverters make rural irrigation systems easier to power 511 287