Engineering News | Renewable Energy Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/renewable-energy Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:42:31 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Biofuels unviable alternative in South Africa – expert http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biofuel-unviable-alternative-in-s-africa-expert-2018-07-31 Paige Müller Renewable Energy Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494275 1534227763 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743928_resized_witsgreathall31207duane1022.jpg ENERGY LEADERSHIP CENTRE The University of the Witwatersrand launched the Energy Leadership Centre to equip Africa’s energy industry for future technological advancements 511 287 Biogas plant demonstrates potential using new tech http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biogas-plant-demonstrates-potential-using-new-tech-2018-08-01 Paige Müller Renewable Energy Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494465 1534227763 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744396_resized_biofuelsglobalenergydemoplant2071810222.jpg BIOGAS DEMO PLANT Global Energy expects its biogas demonstration plant to be open for viewing by prospective clients by the end of this month. 511 287 Investors looking for viable infrastructure projects in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/investors-looking-for-viable-infrastructure-projects-in-africa-2018-08-17 Donald Makhafola Renewable Energy Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494144 1534416970 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744208_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine110114duane1022.jpg INVESTING IN INFRASTRUCTURE Investec Bank is considering investment in renewable energy, water desalination and treatment projects, transportation infrastructure and speciality buildings 511 287 Fund manager Vantage provides R2bn for six South African renewable energy projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fund-manager-vantage-provides-r2bn-for-six-south-african-renewable-energy-projects-2018-08-14 African News Agency RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:43:00 +0200 495547 1534229265 1534228980 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Juwi to build, operate three REIPPPP Round 4 solar PV projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/juwi-to-build-operate-three-reipppp-round-4-solar-pv-projects-2018-08-13 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:34:00 +0200 495525 1534171940 1534170840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000746602_resized_renewableenergyjuwirenewableenergies250mwsolarpvproject20820181022.jpg 511 287 Northern Cape wind farm funds FitzPatrick Institute bird study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/northern-cape-wind-farm-funds-fitzpatrick-institute-bird-study-2018-08-10 Anine Kilian WIND Fri, 10 Aug 2018 15:28:00 +0200 495357 1533909133 1533907680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company appoints resellers to install sealing systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-appoints-resellers-to-install-sealing-systems-2018-08-10 Jessica Oosthuizen Renewable Energy Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493792 1533633607 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742811_resized_piasolarsolarcapitalpvplantdeaar161215duane1022.jpg SOLAR SEALING Southern Africa Master Distributors is in negotiations to supply Beele Engineering products for a solar plant, in the Northern Cape 511 287 Anticipated growth for solar furnace market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growth-anticipated-for-solar-furnace-market-2018-08-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Renewable Energy Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493854 1533891915 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742919_resized_lionsmelterferrochrome131014duane1022.jpg VERSATILE Solar furnaces can be installed for controlling heat generation during high temperature processes 511 287 R12m solar PV plant to be installed at Liberty Midlands Mall http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r12m-solar-pv-plant-to-be-installed-at-liberty-midlands-mall-2018-08-08 Nadine James SOLAR Wed, 08 Aug 2018 15:23:00 +0200 495201 1533736352 1533734580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SENER, Acciona initiate salt melting process at Kathu CSP project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sener-acciona-initiate-salt-melting-process-at-kathu-csp-project-2018-08-06 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Mon, 06 Aug 2018 16:30:00 +0200 494955 1533565950 1533565800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745572_resized_senertrough2systematkathusolarpark0820181022.jpg SENERtrough-2 system at Kathu Solar Park's concentrated solar power plant 511 287 Energy access a catalyst for economic growth, says green energy company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-access-a-catalyst-for-economic-growth-says-green-energy-company-2018-08-03 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 03 Aug 2018 16:52:00 +0200 494845 1533536900 1533307920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745264_resized_davidmasureikceonewsouthernenergy0818creamermedia1022.jpg New Southern Energy CEO David Masureik 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75557_2018-08-02_david_masureik_-_hd_web.mp430417263New Southern Energy CEO David Masureik speaks to Engineering News Online about renewable energy projects and Africa's energy future. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. New Southern Energy CEO David Masureik speaks to Engineering News Online about renewable energy projects and Africa's energy future. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Agreement stokes West African renewable-energy market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agreement-stokes-west-african-renewable-energy-market-2018-07-20 Schalk Burger RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492246 1533214111 1533247200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 IFC, Gaia partnership working to power Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ifc-gaia-partnership-working-to-power-africa-2018-08-01 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 01 Aug 2018 16:51:00 +0200 494534 1533281440 1533135060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Energy access solution lies in adopting VRFB technology in renewable energy – Nikomarov http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-access-solution-lies-in-adopting-vrfb-technology-in-renewable-energy-nikomarov-2018-08-01 Simone Liedtke ENERGY / VANADIUM Wed, 01 Aug 2018 16:01:00 +0200 494520 1533233713 1533132060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744528_resized_mikhailnikomarovceobushveldenergy0718creamermedia1022.jpg Bushveld Energy CEO Mikhail Nikomarov 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75513_2018-07-30_bushveld_-_hd_web.mp422777654Bushveld Energy CEO Mikhail Nikomarov speaks to Mining Weekly Online about the company's mission to address Africa's electricity shortage through cost effective storage and vanadium applications for Africa-specific solutions. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd Bushveld Energy CEO Mikhail Nikomarov speaks to Mining Weekly Online about the company's mission to address Africa's electricity shortage through cost effective storage and vanadium applications for Africa-specific solutions. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd Enel Green Power reaches financial close on five new wind farms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enel-green-power-reaches-financial-close-on-five-new-wind-farms-2018-08-01 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENTAL / RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 01 Aug 2018 15:04:00 +0200 494497 1533303597 1533128640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744458_resized_environmentalenelgreenpowernojoliwindfarm0820181022.jpg 511 287 Floating solar PV solution could hold benefits for South African end-users – Black & Veatch http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/floating-solar-pv-solution-could-hold-benefits-for-south-african-end-users-black-veatch-2018-08-01 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 01 Aug 2018 09:38:00 +0200 494418 1533109225 1533109080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa’s wind industry calls for standard metrics for employment in the energy sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-wind-industry-calls-for-standard-metrics-for-employment-in-the-energy-sector-2018-07-27 Kim Cloete RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 27 Jul 2018 12:29:00 +0200 494069 1532688097 1532687340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Uganda signs agreement to protect small-scale renewable energy projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uganda-signs-agreement-to-protect-small-scale-renewable-energy-projects-2018-07-27 African News Agency RENEWABLES Fri, 27 Jul 2018 11:39:00 +0200 494062 1532687530 1532684340 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Ethiopian Nile dam manager found shot dead in his car http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ethiopian-nile-dam-manager-found-shot-dead-in-his-car-2018-07-27 Reuters CRIME Fri, 27 Jul 2018 08:25:00 +0200 493986 1532674219 1532672700 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 China loans to Africa energy, infrastructure projects almost trebled between 2016 and 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-loans-to-africa-energy-infrastructure-projects-almost-trebled-between-2016-and-2017-2018-07-26 African News Agency INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 26 Jul 2018 14:17:00 +0200 493897 1532607645 1532607420 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Cape Town pushes ahead with plans for more renewable energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-pushes-ahead-with-plans-for-more-renewable-energy-2018-07-26 Kim Cloete ENERGY Thu, 26 Jul 2018 12:54:00 +0200 493884 1532603040 1532602440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743025_resized_capetownsolarrooftopbykimcloete1022.jpg 511 287 BioTherm reaches financial close on four renewables projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biotherm-reaches-financial-close-on-four-renewables-projects-2018-07-25 Creamer Media Reporter RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 25 Jul 2018 12:58:00 +0200 493654 1532516738 1532516280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Eskom leaders hint at need for independent system operator http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-leaders-hint-to-need-for-independent-system-operator-2018-07-24 Terence Creamer ESKOM Tue, 24 Jul 2018 16:55:00 +0200 493541 1532593608 1532444100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742389_resized_jabumabuzadylanslater07181022.jpg Eskom chairperson Jabu Mabuza 511 287 Brics bank approves $600m loans for South African, Chinese projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brics-bank-approves-600m-loans-for-south-african-chinese-projects-2018-07-24 Reuters INFRASTRUCTURE Tue, 24 Jul 2018 10:55:00 +0200 493473 1532422742 1532422500 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Eskom confident of raising R72bn despite qualified audit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-confident-of-raising-r72bn-despite-qualified-audit-2018-07-23 Terence Creamer ESKOM Mon, 23 Jul 2018 16:35:00 +0200 493399 1532415689 1532356500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741969_resized_phakamanihadebedylanslater07181022.jpg Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75402_2018-07-23_eskom_chairperson_-_hd_web.mp442845300Eskom chairperson Jabu Mabuza explains why IPPs do not pose a financial risk to the utility. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 23.07.2018http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75404_2018-07-23_eskom_pravin2_-_hd_web.mp473587487Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on the way forward for Eskom. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 23.07.2018 Eskom chairperson Jabu Mabuza explains why IPPs do not pose a financial risk to the utility. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 23.07.2018Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on the way forward for Eskom. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 23.07.2018 As crops dry, Malawi turns to solar irrigation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/as-crops-dry-malawi-turns-to-solar-irrigation-2018-07-23 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Mon, 23 Jul 2018 14:25:00 +0200 493370 1532350721 1532348700 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Sixth solar challenge sees champions return, raft of new entries from abroad http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sixth-solar-challenge-sees-champions-return-raft-of-new-entries-from-abroad-2018-07-19 Irma Venter RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:03:00 +0200 493101 1532066516 1532005380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741272_resized_sasolsolarchallengepre201821022.jpg 511 287 Battery storage to benefit businesses, municipalities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/battery-storage-to-benefit-businesses-municipalities-2018-07-18 Simone Liedtke ENERGY Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:16:00 +0200 492960 1531925040 1531923360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Globeleq acquires Brookfield’s South African renewables portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/globeleq-acquires-brookfields-south-african-renewables-portfolio-2018-07-18 Anine Kilian RENEWABLES Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:02:00 +0200 492860 1532077465 1531911720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741500_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm21022.jpg 511 287 Electricity supply in Africa driven by market rather than player – PowerGen panel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electricity-supply-in-africa-driven-by-market-rather-than-player-powergen-panel-2018-07-18 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:59:00 +0200 492858 1531987534 1531911540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Acwa Power, CEF to co-invest in Redstone CSP project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/acwa-power-cef-to-co-invest-in-redstone-csp-project-2018-07-16 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:50:00 +0200 492750 1531749220 1531749000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740426_resized_acwapowerinvestmentagreementsignedwithcentralenergyfundsa20720181022.jpg Acwa investment agreement signed with CEF 511 287 Multimillion-rand French funding deal for drought-stricken Western Cape still needs ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multimillion-rand-french-funding-deal-for-drought-stricken-western-cape-still-needs-environmental-approval-2018-07-16 News24Wire WATER Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:53:00 +0200 492725 1531738543 1531738380 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Ministers reiterate commitment to implementation of LHWP Phase 2 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ministers-sanction-implementation-of-lhwp-phase-2-2018-07-16 Simone Liedtke WATER Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:48:00 +0200 492703 1531735111 1531734480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Thyssenkrupp launches industrial-scale water electrolysis solution for large projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thyssenkrupp-launches-industrial-scale-water-electrolysis-solution-for-large-projects-2018-07-13 Schalk Burger HYDROGEN Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:32:00 +0200 492623 1531485471 1531485120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Infrastructure-focused firm moving to raise capital for next round of acquisitions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-focused-firm-moving-to-raise-capital-for-next-round-of-acquisitions-2018-07-13 Terence Creamer INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:20:00 +0200 492600 1531743169 1531470000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740136_resized_prudencelebina21022.jpg GAIA Infrastructure Capital CEO Prudence Lebina 511 287 Others expected to follow Coca-Cola’s solar leadership as costs fall http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/others-expected-to-follow-coca-colas-solar-leadership-as-costs-fall-2018-07-13 Simone Liedtke ROOFTOP SOLAR Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491452 1531208673 1531432800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739142_resized_solar.jpg 511 287 Vacuum systems leak detection a first for Southern Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/leak-detection-technology-a-first-for-southern-africa-2018-07-13 Halima Frost Renewable Energy Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491171 1531206494 1531432800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000736485_resized_compressorsintegratedphoenix7191022.jpg FINDING THE SMALLEST LEAK The Leybold Phoenix Quadro leak detector can detect helium leaks 511 765