Engineering News | Solar http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/solar Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:13:39 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 As South Africa prepares to resume renewables procurement, new global report points to rising ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/as-south-africa-prepares-to-resume-renewables-procurement-new-global-report-points-to-rising-popularity-of-auctions-2020-02-21 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:45:00 +0200 545316 1582296610 1582289100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000854749_resized_deaarsolarpanelsjune2013new.jpeg 511 287 New energy paradigm can drive Africa’s development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-energy-evolution-2020-02-21 Schalk Burger AFRICA ENERGY INDABA Fri, 21 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 543957 1582114920 1582236000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000853671_resized_power.jpg 511 287 Company launches lithium solar battery range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-launches-lithium-solar-batteries-range-2020-02-07 Cameron Mackay Solar Fri, 21 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 543933 1582119075 1582236000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000851516_resized_probegroupmaxli10batteries022020102.jpg SUNNY SIDE UP With the Max Li range, home owners and small businesses will have a battery solution to help use solar technology - be it off-grid or grid-tied 511 287 DBSA provides funds to Mozambican supplier of solar home systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dbsa-provides-funds-to-mozambican-supplier-of-solar-home-systems-2020-02-20 Marleny Arnoldi SOLAR Thu, 20 Feb 2020 16:10:00 +0200 545198 1582208764 1582207800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 ARCH invests $16.5m in African distributed solar provider http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/arch-invests-165m-in-african-distributed-solar-provider-2020-02-19 Marleny Arnoldi SOLAR Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:26:00 +0200 545048 1582123463 1582122360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000854142_resized_solarpvdeaar1022.jpg 511 287 Cape Town energy company to install hybrid solar PV system at Botswana lodge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-energy-company-to-install-hybrid-solar-pv-system-at-botswana-lodge-2020-02-17 Marleny Arnoldi SOLAR Mon, 17 Feb 2020 15:21:00 +0200 544779 1581946582 1581945660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Renewables bodies call for clear timelines after Ramaphosa commits to restarting IPP procurement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-bodies-call-for-clear-timelines-after-ramaphosa-commits-to-restarting-ipp-procurement-2020-02-14 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 14 Feb 2020 16:50:00 +0200 544665 1581692349 1581691800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000853240_resized_ntombifuthintuli2020lr1022.jpg South African Wind Energy Association CEO Ntombifuthi Ntuli 511 287 AMSA says regulatory changes could open way for 100 MW Vanderbijl solar farm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-says-regulatory-changes-could-open-way-for-100-mw-vanderbijl-solar-farm-2020-02-06 Terence Creamer STEEL & ELECTRICITY Thu, 06 Feb 2020 15:15:00 +0200 543819 1581000417 1580994900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000851265_resized_kobusversteramsa02201022donna.jpg AMSA CEO Kobus Verster 511 287 Solar power overwhelming choice of self-generating mines – Minerals Council http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-power-overwhelming-choice-of-self-generating-mines-minerals-council-2020-02-03 Martin Creamer INVESTING IN AFRICAN MINING INDABA Mon, 03 Feb 2020 20:18:00 +0200 543460 1580797223 1580753880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000850411_resized_fuelcellsrogerbaxter3mcsa0819dylan1022.jpg Minerals Council CEO Roger Baxter 511 287 Video: Baxter discusses mining industry's electricity self-generation plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/video-baxter-discusses-mining-industrys-electricity-self-generation-plan-2020-02-03 Creamer Media Reporter MINING INDABA Mon, 03 Feb 2020 15:42:00 +0200 543443 1580758419 1580737320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000850366_resized_rogerbaxter1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/81283_2020-02-03_media_briefing_baxter.mp430902427During a media briefing held at the Investing in African Mining Indaba 2020, in Cape Town, on Monday, Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter spoke about how mining companies were seeking reliable electricity supply. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. During a media briefing held at the Investing in African Mining Indaba 2020, in Cape Town, on Monday, Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter spoke about how mining companies were seeking reliable electricity supply. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Govt urges coal sector to step up pace in rolling out clean technologies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-urges-coal-sector-to-step-up-pace-in-rolling-out-clean-technologies-2020-01-30 Kim Cloete COAL Thu, 30 Jan 2020 16:47:00 +0200 543220 1580543530 1580395620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000849814_resized_universalcoalkangalacollierydelmas4110220115duane.jpg 511 287 Cosatu wants infrastructure funded by pensions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cosatu-wants-infrastructure-funded-by-pensions-2020-01-30 Bloomberg INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 30 Jan 2020 09:32:00 +0200 543134 1580371839 1580369520 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Engineers call for restarting of ‘successful’ IPP programme to address power crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineers-call-for-restarting-of-successful-ipp-programme-to-address-power-crisis-2020-01-29 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 29 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0200 543098 1580308900 1580306400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000849574_resized_solarkonkoonsies1022.jpg 511 287 Wind and solar bodies urge Minister to urgently publish determinations needed to kick-start ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-and-solar-bodies-urge-minister-to-publish-determinations-needed-to-kick-start-power-procurement-2020-01-28 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY CRISIS Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:55:00 +0200 542953 1580288995 1580223300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000849219_resized_gamesawindfarm1022.jpg 511 287 De Ruyter says getting independents onto power grid will be costly http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/de-ruyter-says-getting-independents-onto-power-grid-will-be-costly-2020-01-28 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Tue, 28 Jan 2020 08:07:00 +0200 542843 1580194482 1580191620 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Opinion: Amazing SA inventions of 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amazing-sa-inventions-of-2019-2020-01-24-1 Martin Zhuwakinyu AFRICA BEAT Mon, 27 Jan 2020 08:00:00 +0200 542807 1580188618 1580104800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000848894_resized_martinz111022.jpg 511 287 Urgent decisions needed to address substantially worsening electricity outlook, CSIR warns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/urgent-decisions-needed-to-address-substantially-worsening-electricity-outlook-csir-warns-2020-01-21 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY CRISIS Tue, 21 Jan 2020 18:00:00 +0200 542323 1579675873 1579622400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000847858_resized_jarradwright1022.jpeg Dr Jarrad Wright 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/81125_rs_setting_up_for_2020.pdf2348173Setting up for the 2020s: Addressing South Africa’s electricity crisis and getting ready for the next decade Setting up for the 2020s: Addressing South Africa’s electricity crisis and getting ready for the next decade Despite IRP gaps, the outlook for solar in SA has strengthened http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/despite-irp-gaps-the-outlook-for-solar-in-sa-has-strengthened-2020-01-17-1 Terence Creamer SOLAR ENERGY Fri, 17 Jan 2020 07:00:00 +0200 541969 1579270889 1579237200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000847131_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 Investment value of solar water heating increasing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/investment-value-of-solar-water-heating-increasing-2019-12-04 Khutso Maphatsoe Solar Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 539818 1578985930 1579212000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Solar streetlights cater for lighting requirements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-street-lights-cater-for-lighting-requirements-2019-12-04 Khutso Maphatsoe Solar Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 539823 1578985947 1579212000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000843088_resized_solarenergyfeaturebekasolar1220191022.jpg LIGHTEN UP The photovoltaic process is optimized by efficient polycrystalline solar module technology to maximise solar energy 511 287 Additional development zones for wind and solar PV http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/additional-development-zones-for-wind-and-solar-pv-2019-12-09 Khutso Maphatsoe Solar Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 540202 1578985962 1579212000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Solar viable amid power outages http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-viable-amid-power-outages-2019-12-09 Khutso Maphatsoe Solar Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 540226 1579521896 1579212000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Despite IRP gaps, the outlook for solar in SA has strengthened http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/despite-irp-gaps-the-outlook-for-solar-in-sa-has-strengthened-2020-01-17 Terence Creamer SOLAR ENERGY Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 540277 1579233188 1579212000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000846360_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 Company provides rooftop PV systems in S Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-provides-rooftop-pv-systems-in-s-africa-2020-01-17 Zandile Mavuso Solar Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541250 1579248373 1579212000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 SAB, AB InBev ahead of renewable energy target for 2020 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sab-ab-inbev-ahead-of-renewable-energy-target-for-2020-2020-01-16 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLES Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:38:00 +0200 541948 1579254069 1579181880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000847099_resized_sabrenewableselectrictruck20120donna1022.jpg 511 287 UK pledges new aid to help build green cities across Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-pledges-new-aid-to-help-build-green-cities-across-africa-2020-01-15 African News Agency INFRASTRUCTURE Wed, 15 Jan 2020 09:58:00 +0200 541731 1579076417 1579075080 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Renewables’ share in global power should more than double by 2030 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-share-in-global-power-should-more-than-double-by-2030-2020-01-13 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 13 Jan 2020 10:38:00 +0200 541512 1578907106 1578904680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Enel Green Power breaks wind, solar installation record http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enel-green-power-breaks-wind-solar-installation-record-2020-01-10 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLES Fri, 10 Jan 2020 15:26:00 +0200 541448 1578905295 1578662760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa has huge 'green fuels' potential. But it needs to act now http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-has-huge-green-fuels-potential-but-it-needs-to-act-now-2020-01-10 Creamer Media Reporter ENERGY Fri, 10 Jan 2020 08:33:00 +0200 541386 1578650477 1578637980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000845921_resized_secundanight161022.jpg 511 287 Saudi Arabia launches third round of renewables procurement programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saudi-arabia-launches-third-round-of-renewables-procurement-programme-2020-01-09 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 09 Jan 2020 15:44:00 +0200 541365 1578578571 1578577440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Solar installations to continue growing at double-digit rates – IHS http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-installations-to-continue-growing-at-double-digit-rates-ihs-2020-01-08 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 08 Jan 2020 11:37:00 +0200 541196 1578476817 1578476220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Key Ramaphosa ally hinders efforts to tackle power supply crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/key-ramaphosa-ally-hinders-efforts-to-tackle-power-supply-crisis-2020-01-08 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Wed, 08 Jan 2020 08:26:00 +0200 541148 1578494062 1578464760 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000845404_resized_electricitygeneralpowerlines21022duane.jpg 511 287 Renewable-energy projects well under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-projects-well-under-way-2019-12-13 Darren Parker Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 539252 1575901561 1576188000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000841170_resized_reippppwindturbinebladedeliveryperdekraaleast1120191022.jpg BLADE RUNNING About half of the turbine components had been delivered to Kangnas and Perdekraal Wind Farms in October 511 287 Success of renewables programme continues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/success-of-renewables-programme-continues-2019-12-13 Darren Parker Solar Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 539254 1575901562 1576188000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000841179_resized_reippppwindsolar1120191022.jpg WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY 27 preferred bidders signed agreements last year and their respective renewable energy projects are well underway 511 287 Additional renewable energy development zones proposed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/additional-renewable-energy-development-zones-proposed-2019-12-13 Darren Parker Solar Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 539046 1574935417 1576188000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000841155_resized_reippppredzcsir1120191022.jpg RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ZONES The Phase 2 proposed zones support the responsible implementation of the Integrated Resource Plan 2019 511 287 Environmental studies essential to REIPP success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmental-studies-essential-to-reipp-success-2019-12-13 Darren Parker Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 539256 1575901562 1576188000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000841190_resized_reippppwindfarmmigratorybirds1120191022.jpg NOT WINGING IT Embracing the advice given by professional environmental consultants early on can lead to the avoidance of many environmental issues 511 287 Government reaffirms support for rural, township economies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-reaffirms-support-for-rural-township-economies-2019-12-13 Mamaili Mamaila SOUTH AFRICAN INVESTMENT CONFERENCE Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 539043 1575978552 1576188000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000841842_resized_sainvestmentconference2day3sowetocyrilramaphosa1022.jpg VIBRANT THINKING South Africa's small, medium-sized and microenterprises are demonstrating out-of-the-box thinking in business skills 511 287