Engineering News | Wind http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/wind Sun, 17 Feb 2019 13:35:11 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Wind 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 Enel starts construction of 140 MW Eastern Cape wind farm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enel-starts-construction-of-140-mw-eastern-cape-wind-farm-2019-02-12 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:34:00 +0200 511384 1549982141 1549982040 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 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 Africa, Middle East increase onshore wind power capacity to 5.7 GW http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-middle-east-increase-onshore-wind-power-capacity-to-57-gw-2019-02-11 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 11 Feb 2019 15:57:00 +0200 511196 1549894807 1549893420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780388_resized_windfarmimage1022.jpg 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 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 Wind farms improve on foundation mix design to reduce carbon footprint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-farms-improve-on-foundation-mix-design-to-reduce-carbon-footprint-2019-01-28 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 28 Jan 2019 15:21:00 +0200 509830 1548683416 1548681660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 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 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 1542780296 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