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Aug 22, 2014
The upgrade will increase Qairokkum's current capacity from 126 MW to 142 MW with the installation of two new, larger turbines.
Aug 22, 2014
The UK government has approved the construction of the wind farm.
Aug 22, 2014
Transnet is hoping to attract R100-billion from private investors to help streamline the transport system and make it more efficient, says Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) CEO Siyabonga Gama. Transnet is investing R312-billion over the next seven years, much of it in...
Aug 20, 2014
With declining mineable coal reserves and the ever increasing global energy demand, Underground Coal Gasification is a resurging technology that promises to deliver on these challenges. On Thursday 28th August the Fossil Fuel Foundation will host the Underground Coal...
Aug 19, 2014
• The objective set for the end of 2014 has been exceeded by more than 10,000 people Schneider Electric has announced that it has trained more than 50,000 people from new economies in energy management as part of BipBop , its energy access program for communities...
Aug 18, 2014
France's Areva won a contract to replace six steam generators at South Africa's Koeberg nuclear power plant, state utility Eskom said on Saturday. The refit is part of a programme to install up to 9 600 MW of new nuclear power by 2030, as Africa’s largest economy...
Aug 15, 2014
The Ashalim solar plant will generate enough electricity to meet the energy needs of more than 120 000 homes.
Aug 15, 2014
INDUSTRY INITIATIVE Local industry can use waste energy to generate heat for its own processes
Local industry is starting to implement projects using the principles associated with the ‘circular economy’ with a specific focus on developing a greener industry, says consulting engineering firm Royal HaskoningDHV. A circular economy entails industry...
Aug 15, 2014
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Aug 14, 2014
City Power does not owe Eskom R1.08-billion, the subsidiary said on Thursday. "We would like to place it on record that City Power, like any other entity, purchases electricity from Eskom which it on-sells to its customers across Johannesburg," managing director...
Aug 14, 2014
Themba Mkhwanazi
The “story” of what the industry that led to the creation of South Africa’s biggest economy was doing to assist development was not being told enough, Anglo American Coal South Africa CEO Themba Mkhwanazi said on Thursday. He noted that the mining industry had...
Aug 14, 2014
South Africa produces almost all of its power from coal-fired plants that pollute the air with dark clouds of smoke and fail to generate enough electricity to avert blackouts. Now, if scientists are right, coal in the future could produce electricity without ever...
Aug 13, 2014
Anaerobic Digestion produces a renewable biogas and digestate, a soil improver that can replace traditional fertilisers
While solar and wind energy tend to attract the most attention in the renewable energy space in South Africa, developments in biogas could make it an increasingly viable option.  With the help of an international partner, South African waste management company...
Aug 13, 2014
Coal India Ltd, the world's largest coal producer, said net profit rose eight percent in the April-June quarter from a year earlier as mine expansions helped boost output by five percent. Though production inched up to 108.3-million tonnes, it was still below the...
Aug 13, 2014
Could Hybrid Energy assist in greening fossil fuels?  The unique potential or high availability of both solar and fossil resources in Southern Africa can be seen as complementary to one another and not competitive. On the 20th and 21st August at Glen Hove...
Aug 12, 2014
Although South Africa has significant biogas potential, investment in the sector was being deterred by a lack of incentive schemes to make establishing such projects more affordable, energy company Uhuru Energy managing and technical director David Sonnenberg...
Aug 12, 2014
Eskom has launched the National Electricity Safety Week, which promotes and educates the public on the safe use of electricity. National Electricity Week runs from August 11 to 17. “Every year, innocent lives are lost as a consequence of the unsafe use of...
Aug 11, 2014
Master Power Technologies has launched a new range of photovoltaic solar solutions to compliment its current range of products for use in industrial applications in hot, arid regions, or wherever utility power is expensive or unreliable. The solar power systems are...
Aug 08, 2014
 
 
 
 
Aug 08, 2014
THERMO-COMPRESSOR TECHNOLOGY Instead of the traditional method of using a booster compressor powered by electricity, Air Products South Africa designed a gas thermo-compressor
Gas manufacturer and supplier Air Products South Africa recently designed and implemented a new way of mixing gases, using thermo-compressor technology. As part of ongoing trials, it successfully commissioned a system at ArcelorMittal South Africa’s (AMSA’s)...
Aug 08, 2014
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene was recently asked in Pietermaritzburg to comment on allegations that some municipalities were inflating electricity prices, making it difficult for businesses to operate. He said he was aware that some municipalities, which depended on...
Aug 08, 2014
FALLING BEHIND Several local foundries are still using mains-frequency furnaces, which use 50% more electricity per kilowatt hour per ton than the modern furnaces
Many local foundry operations are lagging behind their Asian, US and European counterparts, owing to a lack of investment in new technologies and operational practices, which foundry industry representative body the South African Institute of Foundrymen (SAIF) CEO...
Aug 07, 2014
TFR CEO Siyabonga Gama
Transnet is hoping to attract R100-billion from private investors to help streamline the transport system and make it more efficient, says Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) CEO Siyabonga Gama. Transnet is investing R312-billion over the next seven years, much of it in...
Aug 07, 2014
The regulatory framework for electricity generation in Botswana is set out in the Electricity Supply Act, in terms of which the Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources is responsible for the regulation of electricity generation and distribution. The Act...
Aug 07, 2014
State-owned power utility Eskom on Thursday launched its MyEskom mobile app as part of its ongoing effort to improve customer service, transparency and communication. The app, which was available for Android and iOS devices, as well as through a mobile site, provided...
Aug 06, 2014
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has signed a R1.4-billion finance contract with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support the development of the 100 MW !KaXu concentrated solar power (CSP) project, in the Northern Cape. Engineering and technology...
Aug 06, 2014
Aug 06, 2014
In his State of the Nation Address (SoNA) in June, President Jacob Zuma fleetingly highlighted government’s support of a strategy to raise nuclear generation capacity in South Africa (quoting the potential for the addition of over 9 000 MW of nuclear capacity),...
Aug 05, 2014
Platinum-using fuel cell mini-grid electrification field trial
JSE-listed platinum producer Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) and Canada-based Ballard Power Systems on Tuesday launched the world’s first platinum-using fuel cell mini-grid electrification field trial. Amplats and Ballard Power Systems partnered with State-owned...
 
 
 
 
Aug 01, 2014
While the global economy continues to battle growth headwinds as it slowly emerges from a lingering post-recessionary phase, the greatest inhibitors to South African economic development are largely domestic and within government’s control, Finance Minister...
Aug 01, 2014
Wickus Botha
Although productivity has been identified as the top business risk facing mining and metals companies globally in advisory firm EY’s ‘Business risks facing mining and metals 2014/15’ report, access to water and electricity – a new entrant, ranking tenth on...
Aug 01, 2014
Aug 01, 2014
Eskom has offered a detailed timeline for the synchronisation of Medupi Unit 6, which is officially scheduled for December 15, 2014.
Aug 01, 2014
The African Development Bank has approved a loan to the Mauritius Central Electricity Board for the redevelopment of the power plant.
Aug 01, 2014
It is amazing just how much incorrect information about energy is spread in public, and the public just seems to believe it. Even worse are the journalists who write this stuff – do they really believe it or are they writing and giggling with glee at how many...
Aug 01, 2014
Jul 31, 2014
South African gas and welding products company Afrox, part of the German Linde group, publicly unveiled its new R14-million high-purity hydrogen and oxygen plant at Pelindaba, west of Pretoria, on Thursday. The new plant uses latest-generation electrolysis...
Jul 30, 2014
The Portfolio Committees on Energy and Public Enterprises held a joint meeting today to be briefed by the state-owned company Eskom on the state of the national grid and challenges of supply, including short- and long-term mitigation plans. Energy Committee...
Jul 30, 2014
This three-page brief covers key developments in the iron-ore sector over the past 12 months, including the iron-ore market globally and in South Africa, as well as prospects for the sector.
 
 
 
 
Jul 30, 2014
This four-page brief covers key developments in South Africa’s water sector over the past 12 months, including details of South Africa’s water policy, water infrastructure, nonrevenue water and water quality issues, as well as prospects for the sector.
Jul 29, 2014
A 1.2 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant, positioned on the rooftop of a Cape Town office block, would feed excess electricity into the City of Cape Town’s electrical distribution network. The Black River Park solar project would sell electricity back to the city for...
Jul 29, 2014
This four-page brief covers key developments in the gold industry over the past 12 months. The report provides an overview of the global and South African gold markets, including perceptions of the gold industry in South Africa, industrial relations, new mining...
Jul 29, 2014
This five-page brief covers key developments in the construction industry over the past 12 months. It provides an overview of the sector and includes details of employment in the sector, infrastructure and municipal spending, as well as insight into companies’...
Jul 28, 2014
LSE-listed Petra Diamonds increased its production for the 2014 financial year by 17% to 3.11-million carats – above market guidance of 3-million carats. The increase in production was mostly owing to production increases at its Finsch mine, in the Northern Cape,...
 
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