Engineering News | Renewable Energy Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/renewable-energy Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:29:48 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Energy storage seen as an enabler for grid modernisation in realising IRP 2030 vision http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-storage-seen-as-an-enabler-for-grid-modernisation-in-realising-irp-2030-vision-2018-10-23 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:33:00 +0200 502526 1540291275 1540287180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761832_resized_thavagovender1018dylan1022.jpg Eskom generation group executive Thava Govender 511 287 Pollutec 2018 shines the spotlight on Burkina Faso http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pollutec-2018-shines-the-spotlight-on-burkina-faso-2018-10-22 Tasneem Bulbulia ENVIRONMENTAL Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0200 502445 1540284628 1540274400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761797_resized_pollutecafricaarea20161020181022.jpg 511 287 Eskom gearing up for big grid-scale battery storage roll-out http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-gearing-up-for-big-grid-scale-battery-storage-roll-out-2018-10-22 Terence Creamer ENERGY STORAGE Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:15:00 +0200 502438 1540220175 1540217700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761607_resized_eskomresearchcentregermiston110917duane1022.jpg Eskom has been testing battery storage solutions at its research facility in Rosherville for the past few years 511 287 Congo sets deadline for plan on 11 000 MW hydropower plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/congo-sets-deadline-for-plan-on-11-000-mw-hydropower-plant-2018-10-22 Bloomberg HYDROPOWER Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:24:00 +0200 502394 1540211599 1540203840 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Breytenbach welcomes greater certainty for renewable energy projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/breytenbach-welcomes-greater-certainty-for-renewable-energy-projects-2018-10-19 Kim Cloete ENERGY Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:08:00 +0200 502292 1539958941 1539943680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761364_resized_karenbreytenbach04042018dylan1022.jpg IPP Office CEO Karen Breytenbach 511 287 Germany's Voith to supply more turbines for Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/germanys-voith-to-supply-more-turbines-for-ethiopias-renaissance-dam-2018-10-18 Reuters HYDROPOWER Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:16:00 +0200 502131 1539850679 1539850560 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Renewable energy industry comments on draft IRP http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-industry-comments-on-draft-irp-2018-10-17 Kim Cloete ENERGY Wed, 17 Oct 2018 22:05:00 +0200 502090 1539847987 1539806700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 CSIR seeks municipal partners for energy master plan pilot project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-seeks-municipal-partners-for-energy-master-plan-pilot-project-2018-10-16 Terence Creamer ENERGY PLANNING Tue, 16 Oct 2018 08:45:00 +0200 501870 1539699652 1539672300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760443_resized_clintoncarterbrown1022.jpeg CSIR Energy Centre head Dr Clinton Carter-Brown 511 287 Roman’s Pizza head office kitted out with solar PV plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/romans-pizza-head-office-kitted-out-with-solar-pv-plant-2018-10-15 Marleny Arnoldi SOLAR Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:54:00 +0200 501802 1539601101 1539600840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Renewable energy sector could provide jobs boost to SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-sector-could-provide-jobs-boost-to-sa-2018-10-15 African News Agency RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:04:00 +0200 501794 1539598633 1539597840 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 South Africa’s synfuels know-how could give it edge as world mulls power fuels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-synfuels-know-how-could-give-it-edge-as-world-mulls-power-fuels-2018-10-15 Terence Creamer ENERGY TRANSITION Mon, 15 Oct 2018 08:30:00 +0200 501729 1539690098 1539585000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760236_resized_sasolsecundapowerlines310221114duane.jpeg Transmission lines with Sasol's Secunda complex in the background, where synthetic fuels and chemicals are produced from coal 511 287 KenGen says new geothermal plant nearly ready http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kengen-says-new-geothermal-plant-nearly-ready-2018-10-12 Reuters ENERGY Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:10:00 +0200 501714 1539353512 1539353400 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Wind body to request smoothing of procurement profile in IRP submission http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-body-to-request-smoothing-of-procurement-profile-in-irp-submission-2018-10-11 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:50:00 +0200 501590 1539263441 1539262200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759895_resized_nojoliwindfarm11022.jpg The Nojoli wind farm 511 287 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-2018-10-10 Creamer Media Reporter Renewable Energy Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:39:00 +0200 501339 1539350881 1539261540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759760_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76345_2018-10-12_rer509-csir-turbine-hd_web.mp4144407295Cape vulture provides inspiration for homegrown vertical-axis wind turbine Cape vulture provides inspiration for homegrown vertical-axis wind turbine Govt urged to include IRP adjustment that steers renewables jobs the way of coal regions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-urged-to-include-irp-adjustment-that-steers-renewables-jobs-the-way-of-coal-regions-2018-10-10 Creamer Media Reporter ELECTRICITY Wed, 10 Oct 2018 08:30:00 +0200 501325 1539153399 1539153000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759304_resized_tobiasbischofniemz410220816duane.jpg Dr Tobias Bischof-Niemz 511 287 Technology cost assumptions used to produce IRP explained http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-cost-assumptions-used-to-produce-irp-explained-2018-10-09 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY PLANNING Tue, 09 Oct 2018 10:15:00 +0200 501225 1539262928 1539072900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759067_resized_deaarsolarpanelsjune2013new.jpeg 511 287 Climate crisis spurs UN call for $2.4tn fossil fuel shift http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/climate-crisis-spurs-un-call-for-24tn-fossil-fuel-shift-2018-10-08 Bloomberg CLIMATE CHANGE/ENERGY Mon, 08 Oct 2018 11:42:00 +0200 501038 1538992326 1538991720 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Technologies listed in IRP may be used as ‘proxies’ for equivalent solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technologies-listed-in-irp-may-be-used-as-proxies-for-equivalent-solutions-2018-10-05 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 05 Oct 2018 16:43:00 +0200 500954 1538750966 1538750580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758737_resized_jacobmbelecreamermedia1008102201.jpg Department of Energy chief director Jacob Mbele 511 287 Kenya on course to develop nuclear energy, official says http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-on-course-to-develop-nuclear-energy-official-says-2018-10-05 Reuters NUCLEAR Fri, 05 Oct 2018 12:29:00 +0200 500922 1538735496 1538735340 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 South Africa’s changing energy mix requires more investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-changing-energy-mix-requires-more-investment-2018-10-05 Tasneem Bulbulia ENERGY Fri, 05 Oct 2018 10:19:00 +0200 500887 1538730710 1538727540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 LHDA holds workshops on Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase 2 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lhda-holds-workshops-on-lesotho-highlands-water-project-phase-2-2018-10-02 Simone Liedtke WATER Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:42:00 +0200 500367 1538486016 1538484120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Kibo, Sepco III extend due diligence deadline to end-November http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kibo-sepco-iii-extend-due-diligence-deadline-to-end-november-2018-10-01 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Mon, 01 Oct 2018 10:56:00 +0200 500164 1538388117 1538384160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mall of Africa to debut world first in integrated solar system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mall-of-africa-to-debut-world-first-in-integrated-solar-system-2018-09-27 Tasneem Bulbulia SOLAR Thu, 27 Sep 2018 16:05:00 +0200 499954 1538461822 1538057100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756887_resized_mallofafricasolarsystem0920181022.jpg Mall of Africa's rooftop solar photovoltaic system 511 287 ABB digital technology to help enhance Egypt’s power grid http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/abb-digital-technology-to-help-enhance-egypts-power-grid-2018-09-26 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 26 Sep 2018 15:54:00 +0200 499790 1537970182 1537970040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Total to roll out solar-powered service stations in Kruger National Park http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/total-to-roll-out-solar-powered-service-stations-in-kruger-national-park-2018-09-26 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 26 Sep 2018 15:44:00 +0200 499787 1537970213 1537969440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756508_resized_skukuzatotalsolariseddemoservicestation092018marleny1022.jpg 511 287 Three UCT lecturers participate in international Solar Decathlon competition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/three-uct-lecturers-participate-in-international-solar-decathlon-competition-2018-09-26 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY / CONSTRUCTION Wed, 26 Sep 2018 14:38:00 +0200 499769 1537965758 1537965480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Link Solar launches portable solar panels suitable for outdoor, marine use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/link-solar-releases-portable-solar-panels-suitable-for-outdoor-marine-use-2018-09-26 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:07:00 +0200 499746 1537955613 1537952820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Wind body seeks right to contest Nersa report on delayed renewables projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-body-seeks-right-to-contest-nersa-report-on-delayed-renewables-projects-2018-09-25 Creamer Media Reporter ELECTRICITY Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:25:00 +0200 499681 1537885949 1537885500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756280_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine410220118duane.jpg 511 287 New Eskom strategy to include pan-African expansion roadmap http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-eskom-strategy-to-include-pan-african-expansion-roadmap-2018-09-25 Terence Creamer ESKOM Tue, 25 Sep 2018 15:30:00 +0200 499655 1537885493 1537882200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756235_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Global Energy Talent Index 2019 survey closes soon http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-energy-talent-index-2019-survey-closes-soon-2018-09-20-1 Creamer Media Reporter ENERGY SKILLS Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:39:00 +0200 499345 1537450834 1537450740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 DST bolsters biomass industry with new consortium http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dst-bolsters-biomass-industry-with-new-consortium-2018-09-20 Marleny Arnoldi BIOMASS Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:40:00 +0200 499303 1537440185 1537440000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 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