Engineering News | Wind http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/wind Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:43:07 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Wind body praises IRP, but wants clarity on three-year gap in new additions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-body-praises-irp-but-wants-clarity-on-three-year-gap-in-new-additions-2018-08-27 Terence Creamer IRP REACTION Mon, 27 Aug 2018 15:40:00 +0200 496895 1535378410 1535377200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749945_resized_noblesfontein11022.jpeg 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 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 Wind 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 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. 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 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 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 Wind energy industry warned of tough road ahead http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-industry-warned-of-tough-road-ahead-2018-07-12 Kim Cloete ENERGY Thu, 12 Jul 2018 16:25:00 +0200 492547 1531406498 1531405500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739999_resized_gamesawindfarm1022.jpg 511 287 Acwa Power inaugurates first wind farm in Morocco http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/acwa-power-inaugurates-first-wind-farm-in-morocco-2018-07-03 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:54:00 +0200 491516 1530611606 1530608040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000737619_resized_khalladiwindfarminmorocco0720181022.jpg Khalladi Wind Farm in Morocco 511 287 South Africa calls for expanded Brics cooperation on energy transition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-calls-for-expanded-brics-cooperation-on-energy-transition-2018-06-28 Terence Creamer ENERGY Thu, 28 Jun 2018 15:30:00 +0200 491177 1530192820 1530192600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000736455_resized_solarjobsbloomberg0620111022.jpeg 511 287 New-look IPP bid documents will need to strike delicate balance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-look-ipp-bid-documents-will-need-to-strike-delicate-balance-2018-06-22 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:30:00 +0200 490514 1529587244 1529649000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000735055_resized_jasonvanderpoel11022.jpeg Allen & Overy partner Jason van der Poel 511 287 South Africa ahead of renewable energy curve – adviser http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-ahead-of-renewable-energy-curve-adviser-2018-06-19 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:31:00 +0200 490158 1529411724 1529411460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734216_resized_renewableenergysolarpower062018mainstreamrenewablepower1022.jpg 511 287 Energy discussion must be resolved soonest to spur economic transformation – Dr Yves Guenon http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-discussion-must-be-resolved-soonest-to-spur-economic-transformation-dr-yves-guenon-2018-06-08 Nadine James RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 08 Jun 2018 14:41:00 +0200 489250 1528719290 1528461660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Another two South African wind projects reach financial close http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/another-two-south-african-wind-projects-reach-financial-close-2018-06-05 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 05 Jun 2018 14:50:00 +0200 488753 1528447460 1528203000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731060_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm1022.jpg 511 287 Umoya study affirms social benefits of renewable energy IPPs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/umoya-study-affirms-social-benefits-of-renewable-energy-ipps-2018-05-29 Marleny Arnoldi SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Tue, 29 May 2018 15:59:00 +0200 488066 1527602493 1527602340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729477_resized_hopefieldwindfarmumoyaenergy0520181022.jpg Hopefield Wind Farm 511 287 Researchers suggest 100% renewable energy system is plausible http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/researchers-suggest-100-renewable-energy-system-is-plausible-2018-05-18 Nadine James RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 18 May 2018 15:22:00 +0200 487106 1526651065 1526649720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Radebe affirms South Africa’s commitment to renewable energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/radebe-affirms-south-africas-commitment-to-renewable-energy-2018-05-15 Kim Cloete RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 15 May 2018 15:31:00 +0200 486622 1526392793 1526391060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000726217_resized_jeffradebe150520181023.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 Renewable energy jobs reached 10.3m globally in 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-jobs-reached-103m-globally-in-2017-2018-05-08 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 08 May 2018 11:06:00 +0200 485870 1525770594 1525770360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724410_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine190114duane1022.jpg 511 287 Black-owned energy group disputes notion that renewables programme is anti-transformation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/black-owned-energy-group-disputes-notion-that-renewables-programme-is-anti-transformation-2018-05-04 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 04 May 2018 15:30:00 +0200 485689 1525441267 1525440600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723939_resized_gqiraoleka1022.jpeg Pele Green Energy MD Gqi Raoleka 511 287 First renewables projects reach financial close after April 4 signing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-renewables-projects-reach-financial-close-after-april-4-signing-2018-04-25 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:40:00 +0200 484973 1524665113 1524663600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722345_resized_fotoliastockimage67684544fieldofenergy1022.jpeg 511 287 Global wind body sees South African market returning to ‘full health’ in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-wind-body-sees-south-african-market-returning-to-full-health-in-2018-2018-04-25 Terence Creamer WIND ENERGY Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:10:00 +0200 484937 1524651677 1524651000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722206_resized_windenelgibsonbay1022.jpeg 511 287 Renewable energy crucial to Africa’s power http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-will-play-crucial-role-in-supplying-power-to-africa-2018-04-20 Jessica Oosthuizen Wind Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482888 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717829_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine2001141022duane.jpg POWER OF NATURE Many African leaders have realised the crucial role that renewable energy can and will play in bringing power to their people 511 287 Resistance persists despite declaration of new renewables dawn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/resistance-persists-despite-declaration-of-new-renewables-dawn-2018-04-20 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483188 1523948839 1524175200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720324_resized_renewable.jpg 511 287 Africa pursuing diversified energy investments to deliver power http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-pursuing-diversified-energy-investments-to-deliver-power-2018-04-20 Jessica Oosthuizen Wind Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482969 1524733544 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718007_resized_webbmeko04181022.jpg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQ2yoZpx3Lo 511 287 PPA signings open up a sustainable energy vision for South Africa, Africa – Juwi http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ppa-signings-open-up-a-sustainable-energy-vision-for-south-africa-africa-juwi-2018-04-16 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:33:00 +0200 484033 1523887498 1523885580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720234_resized_juwisolarpv0420181022.jpg A Juwi solar PV plant 511 287 Radebe lauds REIPPPP, Bepa’s role in transforming the energy sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/radebe-lauds-reipppp-bepas-role-in-transforming-the-energy-sector-2018-04-13 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:57:00 +0200 483885 1523624780 1523624220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719897_resized_energyjeffradebe0418dylan1022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 Rooftop PV system donated to Consulate of Italy in Cape Town http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rooftop-pv-system-donated-to-consulate-of-italy-in-cape-town-2018-04-13 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 13 Apr 2018 11:40:00 +0200 483855 1523613293 1523612400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719829_resized_renewableenergymatteobrambillabuildingenergyalfonsotagliaferriconsoleditaliaacapetown0420181022.jpg Cape Town-based Consul of Italy Alfonso Tagliaferri and Building Energy Africa and Middle East MD Matteo Brambilla 511 287 Agreement cements venture to deliver 1 800 MW of wind energy in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agreement-cements-venture-to-deliver-1-800-mw-of-wind-energy-in-south-africa-2018-04-11 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:38:00 +0200 483564 1523457632 1523457480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719312_resized_renewableenergygenesisesarenewableenergydevelopmentpartnership0420181022.jpg Diversified family owned German renewable energy development and operations company Enertrag has concluded an agreement with South African renewable energy company Genesis Eco-Energy Developments (GEED) for the development of up to 1 800 MW of wind energy capacity in South Africa 511 287