Engineering News | Renewable Energy Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/renewable-energy Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:49:39 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 ‘Significant implications’ for design of African power markets as renewables prices fall http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/significant-implications-for-design-of-african-power-markets-as-renewables-prices-fall-2017-06-26 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:10:00 +0200 456617 1498486430 1498486200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659610_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm610221214duane.jpeg 511 287 Bolting technology supplier establishes base in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bolting-technology-supplier-establishes-base-in-south-africa-2017-06-23 Nadine James Renewable Energy Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454908 1498201109 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659031_resized_gysnell1022.jpg GYS NELL ITH intends to supply precision bolting tools and products to the power generation, mining and industrial industries. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69345_2017-05-23_ith2_-_hd_web.mp413499662ITH South Africa GM Gys Nell discusses the background, aims and offering of the ITH group. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. ITH South Africa GM Gys Nell discusses the background, aims and offering of the ITH group. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Joint venture to boost localisation and skills development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/joint-venture-to-boost-localisation-and-skills-development-2017-06-23 Nadine James Renewable Energy Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454906 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Lighting solutions company adapts to changing technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lighting-solutions-company-adapts-to-changing-technology-2017-06-23 Nica Schreuder Renewable Energy Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454794 1498465559 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655210_resized_highmastlightingbekaschreder20161022.jpg Caption: HIGHMAST LIGHTING Beka Schrèder completed a highmast lighting project on the N3 national route connecting Johannesburg and Durban 511 287 Tech watchers forecast major disruption on way for power utilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tech-watchers-forecast-major-disruption-on-way-for-power-utilities-2017-06-23 Schalk Burger Electricity Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455134 1498203413 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655989_resized_sapiotvptomraftery05171022.jpg TOM RAFTERY Utilities will be completely changed in ten years’ time 511 287 Sarec disappointed by govt task team’s report to Parliament on renewables impasse http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sarec-disappointed-by-govt-task-teams-report-to-parliament-on-renewables-impasse-2017-06-21 Megan van Wyngaardt RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:01:00 +0200 456163 1498045252 1498042860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658371_resized_kougawindfarm1022.jpg 511 287 Brown accused of exaggerating renewable energy prices http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brown-accused-of-exaggerating-renewable-energy-prices-2017-06-20 African News Agency RENEWABLES Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:37:00 +0200 456028 1497963062 1497962220 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658062_resized_lynnebrown106141022duane.jpg 511 287 Luminaire manufacturer expands product offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/luminaire-manufacturer-expands-product-offering-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Renewable Energy Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454010 1497860516 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653247_resized_solonestandaloneluminaire052017bekaschreder1022.jpg SOL-ONE The luminaire has an integrated photocell and an integrated motion sensor 511 287 Malawi and Tanzania sign MOU for Songwe River Basin Programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/malawi-and-tanzania-sign-mou-for-songwe-river-basin-programme-2017-06-16 David Oliveira River Basin Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454400 1497253649 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Need for business to safeguard and support environmental protection initiatives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-business-to-safeguard-and-support-environmental-protection-initiatives-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Renewable Energy Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455401 1497855448 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656500_resized_bailedwaste062017interwaste1022.jpg REWARDING BENEFITS By obtaining green accreditation, businesses are recognised and can be rewarded for the role they play in protecting the environment 511 287 Rocket technology idea wins Global Impact Challenge Award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/asteroid-mining-idea-wins-global-impact-challenge-award-2017-06-16 Mia Breytenbach INNOVATION Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454229 1497253650 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653798_resized_singularitysaglobalimpactchallengejonathanlun0620171022.jpg JONATHAN LUN My idea is to use . . . a vacuum arc thruster, that consumes asteroid metal as fuel to achieve industrial-scale transport of mined asteroid material 511 286 Budding local wind technicians graduate on Global Wind Day http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/budding-local-wind-technicians-graduate-on-global-wind-day-2017-06-15 Kim Cloete WIND Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:37:00 +0200 455719 1497552028 1497551820 99999999999 Kim Cloete 0 0 Wind energy continues to grow as installed capacity reaches 500 GW http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-continues-to-grow-as-installed-capacity-reaches-500-gw-2017-06-15 Anine Kilian RENEWABLES Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:30:00 +0200 455684 1497534741 1497533400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South Africa should be proud of wind energy achievements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-should-be-proud-of-wind-energy-achievements-2017-06-14 Megan van Wyngaardt RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:18:00 +0200 455526 1497451511 1497449880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656778_resized_kougawindfarm1022.jpg 511 287 NPC commissioner calls for energy-planning overhaul http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/npc-commissioner-calls-for-energy-planning-overhaul-2017-06-14 Terence Creamer ENERGY PLANNING Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:45:00 +0200 455437 1497509943 1497429900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656591_resized_powerlines80407duaneonline.jpeg 511 287 Congo tells consortia to form joint bid for Inga 3 hydro project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/congo-tells-consortia-to-form-joint-bid-for-inga-3-hydro-project-2017-06-14 Reuters HYDROPOWER Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:29:00 +0200 455384 1497421900 1497421740 1499983200 Reuters 0 0 Renewable energy eclipsing coal – Fieldstone http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-eclipsing-coal-fieldstone-2017-06-12 Martin Creamer COAL Mon, 12 Jun 2017 15:15:00 +0200 455193 1497334289 1497273300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656096_resized_jonathanberman06171022martin.jpg Fieldstone Africa MD Jonathan Berman 511 287 Senwes launches first silo PV system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/senwes-launches-first-silo-pv-system-2017-06-09 Anine Kilian RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 09 Jun 2017 12:18:00 +0200 454983 1497257023 1497003480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655834_resized_senwessolar1022.jpg 511 287 Company unveils containerised gas-to-power product offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-renewable-energy-company-launches-new-gas-to-power-product-basket-at-auw-2017-06-09 David Oliveira ELECTRICITY – 3 Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453797 1496999803 1496959200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Company wins $157m boiler contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-wins-157m-contract-from-african-industry-major-2017-06-09 Nica Schreuder Renewable Energy Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453471 1496999216 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651907_resized_boilerpowerdateunknownthermaxwebsiteam1022.jpg BOILER POWER Thermax is supplying four utility boilers for a refinery and petrochemical project in Nigeria 511 287 Conglomerate helps company reduce power generation costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multinational-conglomerate-helps-aluminium-company-reduce-power-generation-costs-2017-06-09 Nica Schreuder Renewable Energy Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453492 1496672631 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Industry trends shift towards efficient, intelligent strategies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-trends-shift-towards-efficient-intelligent-strategies-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Renewable Energy Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453226 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651336_resized_energyefficiencymanagementbloomberg313402166140520171022.jpg EFFICIENCY PRIORITISED With energy integral to every process, the objective should be to maximise the efficiency of delivering the necessary energy at the lowest cost per kilowatt per hour 511 287 IRP draft hinders cogeneration opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irp-draft-hinders-cogeneration-opportunities-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Renewable Energy Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453361 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651572_resized_bloombergbusinessconferences25800994817012017jpg1022copy.jpg OVERLOOKED ENTITY The impact of the DoE IRP draft excludeing cogeneration as a viable, green technology raises concerns forpulp and paper industry 511 287 Local embedded generation requires management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-embedded-generation-requires-management-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Renewable Energy Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453464 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651831_resized_energyefficiencymanagementbloomberg2040791860520171022.jpg SELF-SUFFICIENT The proliferation of embedded generation has led to a decrease in electricity sales this year 511 287 Need for businesses to become energy efficient http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-businesses-to-become-energy-efficient-2017-05-24 Tasneem Bulbulia Renewable Energy Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453244 1498054301 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Residential solar PV poses significant threat to utility model http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/residential-solar-pv-significant-threat-to-national-utilities-2017-06-09 David Oliveira ELECTRICITY – 1 Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453798 1496999817 1496959200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Lack of power lines delays sub-Saharan Africa's biggest wind farm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-power-lines-delays-sub-saharan-africas-biggest-wind-farm-2017-06-07 Reuters RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:36:00 +0200 454723 1496844495 1496842560 1499378400 Reuters 0 0 Hulisani overhauls management to align with strategy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hulisani-overhauls-management-to-align-with-strategy-2017-06-07 Megan van Wyngaardt BOARD CHANGES Wed, 07 Jun 2017 12:40:00 +0200 454708 1496834579 1496832000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Upliftment model launched to help BoP SMMEs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upliftment-model-launched-to-help-bop-smmes-2017-06-07 Anine Kilian ECONOMY Wed, 07 Jun 2017 10:17:00 +0200 454673 1496825911 1496823420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654937_resized_hasandarwish1022.jpg Hasan Darwish 511 287 Eskom and Huawei team up to deliver smart grid by 2030 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-huawei-partnership-aims-to-deliver-smart-grid-by-2030-2017-06-02 David Oliveira ELECTRICITY Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452993 1496127790 1496354400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Ring main unit launched to cater for increased renewables output http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ring-main-unit-launched-to-cater-for-increased-renewable-electricity-output-2017-06-02 David Oliveira Electrical Engineering Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452928 1496127790 1496354400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 US agency awards grant to SA IPP for Free State solar study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-awards-grant-to-sa-independent-power-developer-2017-06-02 Mia Breytenbach RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453120 1496127790 1496354400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651081_resized_pv42016bloomberg11022.jpg NECESSARY ANALYSIS The grant funds a feasibility study to assess the viability of a 75 MW solar photovoltaic power plant, in the Free State 511 287 Hulisani completes acquisition of Momentous Technology, posts maiden results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hulisani-completes-acquisition-of-momentous-technology-posts-maiden-results-2017-06-01 Anine Kilian RENEWABLES Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:54:00 +0200 454173 1496325674 1496325240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Namibia to spend $12.44bn on projects in next five years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/namibia-to-spend-1244bn-on-projects-in-next-five-years-2017-06-01 Reuters INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 01 Jun 2017 10:21:00 +0200 454086 1496305446 1496305260 1498860000 Reuters 0 0 Botswana power utility invites bids to build 100 MW solar plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/botswana-power-utility-invites-bids-to-build-100-mw-solar-plant-2017-05-30 Reuters ELECTRICITY Tue, 30 May 2017 14:20:00 +0200 453865 1496147870 1496146800 1498773600 Reuters 0 0 Congo Republic inaugurates $109m hydroelectric dam http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/congo-republic-inaugurates-92m-hydroelectric-dam-2017-05-30 Reuters HYDROPOWER Tue, 30 May 2017 08:38:00 +0200 453796 1496141383 1496126280 1498773600 Reuters 0 0 Renewable Energy Holdings signs private power supply contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-holdings-signs-private-power-supply-contract-2017-05-29 Megan van Wyngaardt ELECTRICITY Mon, 29 May 2017 16:32:00 +0200 453760 1496068689 1496068320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0