Engineering News | Solar http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/solar Sun, 24 Mar 2019 17:24:58 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Opinion: If investment is the goal, what should SA’s electricity game plan be? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/if-investment-is-the-goal-what-should-sas-electricity-game-plan-be-2019-03-22-1 Tobias Bischof-Niemz Transition Talk Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:00:00 +0200 515022 1553282882 1553241600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788851_resized_figureirp2018balances1022.jpg LEAST-COST ADVANTAGES: No environmental benefits in deviating from South Africa least-cost electricity scenario 511 287 Concurrent events to unfold at PEWA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concurrent-events-to-unfold-at-pewa-2019-03-15 Mamaili Mamaila Solar Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512998 1552313816 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784666_resized_powerandelectricitylightbulb18417bloomberg1022.jpg PEWA Event transforming business around the world 511 287 Solar microleasing platform in deal with clean-energy fund manager http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sun-exchange-signs-fund-agreement-with-decentral-energy-for-solar-projects-2019-03-15 Schalk Burger RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512701 1552313822 1552600800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Africa needs to embrace all forms of energy, says Van Loggerenberg http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-needs-to-embrace-all-forms-of-energy-van-loggerenberg-2019-03-15 Mamaili Mamaila Solar Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512989 1552313816 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784514_resized_powerandelectricitywiprolimitedmarlezeleggerenberg1503191022.jpg MARLEZE VAN LOGGERENBERG We need to embrace LNG as one of the renewables that can make a difference globally 511 287 Equipment supplier to spread its wings outside South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-supplier-to-spread-its-wings-outside-south-africa-2019-03-15 Mamaili Mamaila Solar Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512279 1552313815 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784505_resized_powerandelectricityvermeerequipmentsuppliers021503191022.jpg SITES ON AFRICA Vermeer aims to penetrate the renewable-energy market in Africa 511 287 PV solar energy the solution to power woes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pv-solar-energy-the-solution-to-power-woes-2019-03-15 Mamaili Mamaila Solar Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512985 1552313815 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784523_resized_powerandelectricityvalsatrading021503191022.jpg SVILEN VOYCHEV European power solutions are not necessarily ideal for African power challenges 511 287 Opinion: If there are more jobs in renewables, why are coal miners so unhappy? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/if-there-are-more-jobs-in-renewables-why-are-coal-miners-so-unhappy-2019-03-08-1 Tobias Bischof-Niemz Transition Talk Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0200 513688 1552056069 1552024800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785926_resized_windtechnicianenertrag1022.jpeg The net benefits of a least-cost mix of solar PV, wind and flexibility should be directed towards policies that support coal workers 511 287 US’s OPIC provides $10m in finance for solar kit supply in Chad http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uss-opic-provides-10m-in-finance-for-solar-kit-supply-in-chad-2019-03-07 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 07 Mar 2019 11:05:00 +0200 513568 1551952263 1551949500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785581_resized_solarpvdeaar1022.jpg 511 287 Orion mulls solar, wind energy generation options for Prieska project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/orion-mulls-solar-wind-energy-generation-options-for-prieska-project-2019-03-05 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY/MINING ENERGY Tue, 05 Mar 2019 11:02:00 +0200 513305 1551776686 1551776520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785085_resized_errolsmart09171022duane.jpg Orion Minerals Errol Smart 511 287 Togo to subsidise solar energy systems for citizens living in rural areas http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/togo-to-subsidise-solar-energy-systems-for-citizens-living-in-rural-areas-2019-03-01 Marleny Arnoldi SOLAR ENERGY Fri, 01 Mar 2019 16:38:00 +0200 513135 1551451673 1551451080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Africa’s first solar-powered desalination plant passes 10 000 kℓ mark http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africas-first-solar-powered-desalination-plant-passes-10-000-k-mark-2019-02-27 Tasneem Bulbulia DESALINATION Wed, 27 Feb 2019 16:50:00 +0200 512836 1551279102 1551279000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784014_resized_photoplantwitsanddesalination0220191022.jpg The OSMOSUN plan 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 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 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 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 Solar 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 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 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. 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 Solar 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 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 Solar 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 inverter available for water pumps http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-inverter-available-for-water-pumps-2019-01-25 Halima Frost Solar 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 Solar streetlights installed at mine http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-street-lights-installed-at-mine-2019-01-25 Halima Frost Solar 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 Major upgrades to start at six airports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/major-upgrades-to-start-at-six-airports-2019-01-10 Mc'Kyla Nortje Solar Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508175 1548410484 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777107_resized_0000773694resizedairportsacsalanseriaairport0120191022.jpg UPGRADES AND IMPROVEMENTS Realignment of the runway at Cape Town International Airport is expected to start this year 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 Solar 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 Solar 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 Fourways office park goes solar http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fourways-office-park-goes-solar-2018-12-14 Tasneem Bulbulia RENEWABLE ENERGY; PROPERTY Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:48:00 +0200 507598 1547197652 1544777280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Off-grid rural home concept launched in Rwanda http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bboxx-launches-off-grid-rural-home-concept-2018-12-14 Schalk Burger ENERGY Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 506579 1544618880 1544738400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770353_resized_bboxxtomorrowruralhome11181022.jpg MODERN RURAL HOME The Bboxx rural home is designed to bring the on-grid experience in an off-grid location 511 287 15 on Orange’s PVT energy system now fully operational http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/15-on-oranges-pvt-energy-system-now-fully-operational-2018-12-11 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:50:00 +0200 507233 1544536406 1544536200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771831_resized_renewableenergynewsouthernenergysolaruscapetownslargestpvtinstallationtodate31220181022.jpg The newly installed Solarus energy system on the roof of the 15 on Orange Hotel, in Cape Town 511 287 South Africa should not be over-reliant on renewable energy for its future electricity needs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-should-not-be-over-reliant-on-renewable-energy-for-its-future-electricity-needs-2018-12-06 Rebecca Campbell ENERGY Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:25:00 +0200 506797 1544101139 1544099100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770852_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine60114duane1022.jpg Jeffreys Bay wind farm 511 287 Sener advocates for IRP policy adjustment to cater for ‘reliable, carbon-free’ CSP http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sener-advocates-for-irp-policy-adjustment-to-cater-for-reliable-carbon-free-csp-2018-12-04 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 04 Dec 2018 16:20:00 +0200 506540 1543934813 1543933200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770290_resized_siyabongambanjwasener12181022dylan.jpg Sener Southern Africa regional MD Siyabonga Mbanjwa 511 287 100 MW Karoshoek Solar One CSP project commissioned in Northern Cape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/100-mw-karoshoek-solar-one-csp-project-commissioned-in-northern-cape-2018-12-03 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:48:00 +0200 506346 1543831031 1543830480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769885_resized_photo1karoshoeksolarone1220181022.jpg Karoshoek Solar One plant 511 287 100 MW CSP project, developed by black-owned IPP, enters commercial operation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/100-mw-csp-project-developed-by-black-owned-ipp-enters-commercial-operation-2018-11-30 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 30 Nov 2018 13:55:00 +0200 506260 1543587169 1543578900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769705_resized_ilangacsp111181022.jpg The Ilanga CSP1 plant 511 287 Zambia targets 200 MW of solar power to reduce hydro dependency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-targets-200-mw-of-solar-power-to-reduce-hydro-dependency-2018-11-28 Reuters ELECTRICITY Wed, 28 Nov 2018 10:15:00 +0200 505954 1543393057 1543392900 99999999999 Reuters 0 0