Engineering News | Wind http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/wind Tue, 20 Nov 2018 23:33:58 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Big plans afoot for training more young people in renewable energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/big-plans-afoot-for-training-more-young-people-in-renewable-energy-2018-11-20 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Tue, 20 Nov 2018 23:15:00 +0200 505260 1542749201 1542748500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Upcoming protest not the first amid talks of transition away from coal – SAWEA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upcoming-protest-not-the-first-amid-talks-of-transition-away-from-coal-sawea-2018-11-16 Simone Liedtke WIND ENERGY / LABOUR Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:39:00 +0200 505031 1542375626 1542375540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Flexibility to take on ‘unprecedented importance’ as renewables rise http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/flexibility-to-take-on-unprecedented-importance-as-renewables-rise-2018-11-13 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:45:00 +0200 504618 1542121277 1542120300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766101_resized_droogfontein1022.jpeg 511 287 Wind energy OEMs call to boost procurement gap; promise to boost localisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-oems-call-to-boost-procurement-gap-promise-to-boost-localisation-2018-11-09 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:40:00 +0200 504358 1541772953 1541770800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Lazard says ‘inflection point’ reached making new renewables cheaper than existing coal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lazard-says-inflection-point-reached-making-new-renewables-cheaper-than-existing-coal-2018-11-09 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:25:00 +0200 504355 1541773322 1541769900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765610_resized_windfarm06071022.jpeg 511 287 Nordex to install more turbines at four South African wind farms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nordex-to-install-more-turbines-at-four-south-african-wind-farms-2018-11-09 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:20:00 +0200 504356 1541772620 1541769600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Wind energy industry commits to investing in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-industry-commits-to-investing-in-south-africa-2018-11-09 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Fri, 09 Nov 2018 09:21:00 +0200 504289 1541749897 1541748060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Wind energy set to play important role in diversifying the energy mix http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-set-to-play-important-role-in-diversifying-the-energy-mix-2018-11-08 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Thu, 08 Nov 2018 16:30:00 +0200 504269 1541688731 1541687400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Africa poised to be global renewable-energy leader – AfDB president http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-poised-to-be-global-renewable-energy-leader-afdb-president-2018-11-08 Terence Creamer INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:16:00 +0200 504199 1541757449 1541679360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765246_resized_akinwumiadesina1118reuters1022.jpg AfDB president Dr Akinwumi Adesina 511 287 Global body forecasts continued growth in wind energy generation capacity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-body-expects-wind-energy-generation-capacity-growth-up-to-2020-2018-11-08 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:34:00 +0200 504189 1541678871 1541673240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Prices for renewable energy likely to drop further, suggests energy expert http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prices-for-renewable-energy-likely-to-drop-further-suggests-energy-expert-2018-11-07 Kim Cloete ENERGY Wed, 07 Nov 2018 16:50:00 +0200 504103 1541602795 1541602200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Wind energy powers up in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-powers-up-in-south-africa-2018-11-07 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Wed, 07 Nov 2018 16:15:00 +0200 504093 1541769275 1541600100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South African wind farm yield forecasts in line with global norms – study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-wind-farm-yield-forecasts-in-line-with-global-norms-study-2018-11-05 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 05 Nov 2018 16:30:00 +0200 503783 1541428782 1541428200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764476_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine610220118duane.jpg 511 287 New dawn, and possible expansion, for trailblazing wind farm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-dawn-and-possible-expansion-for-trailblazing-wind-farm-2018-11-05 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 05 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0200 503688 1541402069 1541401200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764255_resized_darlingwindfarm11022.jpg The 5.2 MW Darling wind farm 511 287 Calls to even out procurement for wind energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/calls-to-even-out-procurement-for-wind-energy-2018-10-29 Kim Cloete ENERGY Mon, 29 Oct 2018 14:53:00 +0200 503112 1540818902 1540817580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Business concerned about coal sector job losses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-concerned-about-coal-sector-job-losses-2018-10-26 Kim Cloete ENERGY Fri, 26 Oct 2018 23:19:00 +0200 503024 1540793256 1540588740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 CSIR points to 30 000 net jobs gain in electricity to 2030, despite fall in coal jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-points-to-30-000-net-jobs-gain-in-electricity-to-2030-despite-fall-in-coal-jobs-2018-10-26 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY PLANNING Fri, 26 Oct 2018 12:08:00 +0200 502971 1540621950 1540548480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762781_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm21022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76543_wright_2018.pdf5719007A presentation outlining the CSIR's formal response to the draft IRP 2018http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76544_wright_2018a.pdf35135405CSIR's formal comments on the Draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2018 A presentation outlining the CSIR's formal response to the draft IRP 2018CSIR's formal comments on the Draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2018 SAWEA CEO bullish about SA wind energy outlook http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sawea-ceo-bullish-about-sa-wind-energy-outlook-2018-10-26 Tracy Hancock Wind Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501544 1540218014 1540504800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759814_resized_nwfconstructionsaweawindenergy201810181022.jpg MONEY IN THE WIND Wind power is a significant foreign direct investment contributor and a driver of local socioeconomic growth in South Africa 511 287 Industry growth demands maintenance skills http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-growth-demands-install-repair-and-maintain-skills-2018-10-26 Tracy Hancock Wind Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501561 1540218014 1540504800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Klawer awaits PPA signature, while Roggeveld surges ahead http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/klawer-awaits-ppa-signature-while-roggeveld-surges-ahead-2018-10-26 Tracy Hancock Wind Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501567 1540218014 1540504800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759852_resized_g7mdkilianhagemannwindenergy201810181022.jpg KILIAN HAGEMANN A key area of improvement would be greater visibility and certainty of future power procurement, but G7 Renewable Energies is confident that the new Integrated Resource Plan will address this 511 287 Wind farm to power local development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-wind-farm-to-power-local-socioeconomic-development-2018-10-26 Tracy Hancock Wind Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501572 1540218014 1540504800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Wind energy investors watching S Africa closely http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-investors-watching-s-africa-closely-2018-10-26 Tracy Hancock Wind Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501577 1540538131 1540504800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Siemens launches distributed energy system as solution to Africa’s energy transition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/siemens-launches-distributed-energy-system-as-solution-to-africas-energy-transition-2018-10-25 Simone Liedtke ENERGY Thu, 25 Oct 2018 10:22:00 +0200 502769 1540461289 1540455720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762325_resized_siemenssolarcarparkmidrand10181022dylan.jpg Siemens HQ and its solar car park in Midrand, Johannesburg 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Shift to renewables to become a growing trend in the mining sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shift-to-renewables-to-become-a-growing-trend-in-the-mining-sector-2018-09-10 Tasneem Bulbulia RENEWABLES Mon, 10 Sep 2018 16:45:00 +0200 498305 1536591641 1536590700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Kenya 428 km power line complete, to add 310 MW to grid by December http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-428-km-power-line-complete-to-add-310-mw-to-grid-by-december-2018-09-05 Reuters ELECTRICITY Wed, 05 Sep 2018 14:28:00 +0200 497819 1536150662 1536150480 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Ring-fence Eskom’s ‘bad bank’ generation assets, says energy expert http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ring-fence-eskoms-bad-bank-generation-assets-says-energy-expert-2018-08-29 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 29 Aug 2018 16:05:00 +0200 497163 1536237802 1535551500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750548_resized_antoneberharduct08181022dylan.jpg Professor Anton Eberhard 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75825_2018-08-30_utilityofthefuture_cg_-_hd_web.mp440185643University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business’ Professor Anton Eberhard outlines a ‘pragmatic’ restructuring plan for Eskom. Camera Work: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. Recorded: 28.8.2018 University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business’ Professor Anton Eberhard outlines a ‘pragmatic’ restructuring plan for Eskom. Camera Work: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. Recorded: 28.8.2018