Engineering News | Africa Energy Indaba https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/africa-energy-indaba Sat, 15 Jun 2019 23:36:43 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Event set to dissect the future of African energy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-set-to-dissect-the-future-of-african-energy-2019-01-24 Paige Müller Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509626 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 Power utility business models set to change https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-utility-business-models-set-to-change-2019-01-24 Paige Müller Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509632 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777608_resized_eskommedupipowerstationpowerlinelephalalelimpopo10214duane1022.jpg A CHANGING FUTURE Several disruptive forces are set to threaten the traditional power utility business model 511 287 Continent’s energy demands increase https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continents-energy-demands-increase-2019-01-29 Paige Müller Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509915 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777622_resized_sandtoncity90508duane1022.jpg DEMAND SPIKE Africa is still undergoing rapid urbanisation, further contributing to its economic development and energy consumption demands 511 287 Equatorial Guinea praised for improved business environment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equatorial-guinea-praised-for-improved-business-environment-2019-01-24 Paige Müller Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509624 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777617_resized_equatorialguineapresidentobiangnguemambasogobloomberg01191022.jpg OBIANG NGUEMA MBASOGO Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has been personally advocating for stronger reforms to Equatorial Guinea’s business environment over the past few years 511 287 What to expect from 2019 Africa Energy Indaba https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/what-to-expect-from-2019-africa-energy-indaba-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510183 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778140_resized_circlegraphicenergyindaba01191022.jpg ADEQUATE GENERATION The Africa Energy Indaba Conference will discuss, debate and seek solutions to enable adequate energy generation across the continent. 511 287 Energy capacity shortfalls stunting Africa’s industrialisation efforts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-energy-sector-needs-investors-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510188 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778309_resized_energygenerationecicprovided01191022.jpg UPDATING INFRASTRUCTURE The ECIC is aiding Mozambique State utility Electricidade de Mocambique in a project to finance the rehabilitation of the country’s electricity infrastructure in northern Mozambique and in Maputo 511 287 Renewables ensure cleaner national energy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energys-cost-effective-future-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510227 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778284_resized_piasolarsolarcapitalpvplantdeaar441215duane1022.jpg AFFORDABLE ENERGY For the first time, South Africa is seeing a real opportunity to buck the trend of ever-increasing electricity tariffs 511 287 Renewable grids present investment opportunity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-scale-renewable-grids-present-investment-opportunity-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510199 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778306_resized_steamboilers01518bloomberg1022.jpg GAS ON THE RISE There has been and increase in the development of gas-fired power stations throughout Africa 511 287 Technical workshops to address energy efficiency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technical-workshops-to-address-energy-efficiency-2019-01-31 Paige Müller Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510221 1549464092 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778268_resized_energyefficiencymanagementbloomberg312365169140520171022.jpg MITIGATING EMISSIONS NCPC-SA’s South African Industrial Energy Efficiency (IEE) project has mitigating about 3.7-million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions 511 287 M&R committed to deliver sub-Saharan power and water prospects as mega-project era draws to ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/m-2018-02-16 Creamer Media Reporter Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:02:00 +0200 478253 1518596286 1518732120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000707360_resized_steveharrison40118duane1022.jpg Steve Harrison 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/73015_2018-01-18_murray_-_hd_web.mp473595332M&R Power & Water platform head Steve Harrison and business development director Vusi Tsale outline the unit’s new strategy as the Medupi and Kusile projects draw to a close. Camerawork and Editing: Darlene Creamer.https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/73016_2018-01-18_tsale_-_hd_web.mp449577299M&R Power & Water platform head Steve Harrison and business development director Vusi Tsale outline the unit’s new strategy as the Medupi and Kusile projects draw to a close. Camerawork and Editing: Darlene Creamer. M&R Power & Water platform head Steve Harrison and business development director Vusi Tsale outline the unit’s new strategy as the Medupi and Kusile projects draw to a close. Camerawork and Editing: Darlene Creamer.M&R Power & Water platform head Steve Harrison and business development director Vusi Tsale outline the unit’s new strategy as the Medupi and Kusile projects draw to a close. Camerawork and Editing: Darlene Creamer. Innovation and blockchain tech high on agenda at energy event https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovation-and-blockchain-tech-high-on-agenda-at-energy-event-2018-02-16 Simone Liedtke Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476700 1518500543 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704005_resized_christophfrei203111022duane.jpg CHRISTOPH FREI Achieving a robust energy future in a context of the triple transition requires different approaches guided by innovative policies 511 287 Event to add value to African energy sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-to-add-value-to-african-energy-sector-2018-02-16 Simone Liedtke Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476547 1518500543 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000703638_resized_brianstatham30215duane1022.jpg BRIAN STATHAM Diversity energy sources provide an opportunity to interconnect energy systems 511 287 Company first-time exhibitor at event https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-first-time-exhibitor-at-event-2018-02-16 Simone Liedtke Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476815 1518500543 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704259_resized_generators2012018ppetechnologies1022.jpg POSITIVE GROWTH TRAJECTORY Creating awareness of companies’ capabilities will lead to positive results in trade growth 511 287 Conference to foster entrepreneurial opportunities for women https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-to-foster-entrepreneurial-opportunities-for-women-2018-02-16 Simone Liedtke Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475984 1518500543 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702427_resized_nelimagubanewomeninenergy012018africaenergyindaba1022.jpg NELISIWE MAGUBANE The conference will also provide insights and opportunities for career development and entrepreneurship for women who want to participate in the energy sector 511 287 Sarens siba https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sarens-siba-2018-02-16 Creamer Media Reporter Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478071 1518507146 1518732000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706947_resized_sarens90118duane1022.jpg 511 287 Nuclear energy future imminent, despite delays in updated IRP https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-energy-future-believed-to-be-imminent-despite-delays-in-updated-irp-2018-02-16 Simone Liedtke Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476975 1518692199 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704635_resized_shanepereira022018lesedinuclearservices1022.jpg SHANE PEREIRA South Africa has a strong nuclear industry 511 287 Framework continues to form sector foundation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regulatory-frameworks-continue-to-form-foundation-of-african-energy-sector-2018-02-16 Simone Liedtke Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476808 1518692219 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704243_resized_lizeloberholzerdirector012018nortonrosefulbright1022.jpg LIZEL OBERHOLZER There is an ever-increasing opportunity for private sector renewable and alternative energy projects to support energy supply 511 287 Robust energy base key to industrialisation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robust-energy-base-key-for-industrialisation-2018-02-16 Simone Liedtke Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476984 1518692293 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704672_resized_chibonievanssaeec012018africaenergyindaba1022.jpg CHIBONI EVANS The South African government strongly supports the industrialisation of the African continent 511 287 Growing need to fuel power demand in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growing-need-to-fuel-power-demand-in-africa-2018-02-16 Simone Liedtke Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475324 1518692319 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702440_resized_lizhartmd012018africaenergyindaba1022.jpg LIZ HART The growing population and need for African industrialisation will continue to fuel the demand for power 511 287 Programme to accelerate investment implemented https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/implementation-of-development-programme-to-accelerate-investment-in-africa-2017-02-17 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441800 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623006_resized_piasolarsolarcapitalpvplantdeaar161215duane11022.jpg MOMENT IN THE SUN Governments will be showcasing high priority renewable energy projects to attract private sector participation and investment 511 287 Renewables division experiences record-breaking 2016 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-division-experiences-record-breaking-2016-2017-02-17 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441824 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623118_resized_nojoliwindfarmenel1120161022.jpeg NOJOLI WIND FARM Enel Green Power's global renewable energies division completed more than 470 MW of solar and wind projects locally, including the 88 MW Nojoli wind farm 511 287 Energy efficient qualifications finalised https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisation-registers-occupational-qualifications-in-energy-efficiency-2017-02-17 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441815 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623052_resized_wynandvandermerwencpc02171022.jpg WYNAND VAN DER MERWE This qualification will ensure that technicians have a unique skill set that is in high demand 511 287 Chamber looks to strengthen partnerships in local green economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chamber-looks-to-strengthen-partnerships-in-local-green-economy-2017-02-17 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441799 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623002_resized_wbhobuildingenergysolarplantkalahari1022.jpg LONG STANDING RELATIONSHIP Members of the Italian–South African Chamber of Trade and Industries have been involved in the South African energy sector since 2013 511 287 Third Women in Energy conference cohosted at Energy Indaba https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/third-women-in-energy-conference-co-hosted-at-energy-indaba-2017-02-17 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441795 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623328_resized_africaenergyindaba20161022.jpg DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES The Women in Energy conference is designed to aid the increase in leadership and development of women involved in the African energy sectors 511 287 Tshwalec Power Projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tshwalec-power-projects-2017-02-17 Zandile Mavuso Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441938 1487148387 1487282400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000626096_resized_0000623446mmg411022jpg.jpeg 511 287 Biogas needs favourable REIPPPP allocation for sustainable development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biogas-needs-favourable-reipppp-allocation-for-sustainable-development-2017-02-17 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441801 1487334299 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623012_resized_newhorizonproject02171022.jpg NEW HORIZONS The recently completed biogas upgrade project in Athlone 511 287 Conference hopes to catalyse African energy revolution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-hopes-to-catalyse-african-energy-revolution-2017-02-17 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441802 1487334333 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623016_resized_2015energyindabaplenary11022.jpg BOOSTING ENERGY The Africa Energy Indaba brings together politicians and energy luminaries to envision and catalyse decisions that will enhance access to energy 511 287 Global energy council ponders gas-related realities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-energy-council-ponders-gas-related-realities-2017-02-17 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441803 1487334374 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623020_resized_sasolcentralprocessingfacilitymozambiquenaturlagasmozcpf1211022.jpg SOUND INVESTMENT Among the fossil fuels, natural gas is the one fossil source which will continue to grow 511 287 Exponential increase in the number of power generation projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exponential-increase-in-the-number-of-power-generation-projects-2017-02-17 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441868 1487334415 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623233_resized_tsidisodisenyanaecic0217jpg1022.jpeg TSIDISO DISENYANA Foreign investment is targeted at establishing Africa’s green economy, therefore renewables will become a driver of socioeconomic growth 511 287 Premier energy event a must for energy businesses https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/premier-energy-event-a-must-for-energy-businesses-2016-02-05 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 398309 1454395467 1454623200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000506469_resized_africaenergyindaba20141022.jpeg DOING DEALS AND TAKING NAMES The Africa Energy Indaba is a great place to liaise with potential clients and create new partnerships 511 287 Bright future for energy storage https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bright-future-for-energy-storage-2016-02-05 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 398341 1454395467 1454623200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000506606_resized_renewableenergyflowbatteryjapan1022bloomberg.jpeg GO WITH THE FLOW Energy storage devices, such as redox-flow batteries, are becoming more cost effective, which will boost growth in the renewable energy sector 511 287 Call for government to incentivise renewable energy production https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/call-for-government-to-incentivise-biogas-production-2016-02-05 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 398442 1454395468 1454623200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000506909_resized_biogasbmwrosslyn1022.jpeg ALL GASSED UP BMW's Rosslyn plant in Gauteng is one of ten commercial biogas operations in South Africa 511 287 Good energy strategies will reduce operating costs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/implementing-good-energy-strategies-will-reduce-operating-costs-2016-02-05 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 398369 1454395468 1454623200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000506713_resized_jonathandemagalhaesubuntuenergysolutions1022.jpeg JONATHAN DE MAGALHAES Finding the right energy services company is just as important as finding the right energy solution 511 287 Local governments must play bigger role in energy sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-government-must-play-bigger-role-in-energy-sector-2016-02-05 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 398320 1454395467 1454623200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000506531_resized_electrictykhayelitsha1022bloomberg.jpeg ENERGY POVERTY Sustainable Energy Africa enables municipalities to implement sustainable energy strategies 511 287 Government-funded programme to launch Phase 2 at Energy Indaba https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-funded-programme-to-launch-phase-2-at-energy-indaba-2016-02-05 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 398452 1454395468 1454623200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000506965_resized_ncpcafricaenergyindaba20141022.jpeg REACHING OUT TO BUSINESSES Industrial Energy Efficiency phase 2 will be introducing a funding mechanism for businesses that require financing for the energy efficiency projects 511 287 Mircocare https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mircocare-2016-02-05 Zandile Mavuso Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 398301 1454397383 1454623200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000510752_resized_0000506458traininggroupnov20151022.jpg 511 287 Two solar plants target 2017 operation dates https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/two-solar-plants-target-2017-operation-dates-2016-02-05 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 398575 1454666493 1454623200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000507383_resized_solarpvwoolworths1bcapetownsolafutureenergy1022.jpeg UP ON THE ROOF Aurora Power Solutions is involved in implementing solar photovoltaic roof systems for private entities in Cape Town 511 287 Africa’s critical energy infrastructure in the spotlight https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africas-critical-energy-infrastructure-in-the-spotlight-2016-02-05 Nadine James Africa Energy Indaba Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 398334 1454666583 1454623200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000506575_resized_electricitybloomberg1022.jpeg AILING INFRASTRUCTURE Damaged and outdated electrical infrastructure is impeding Africa's socioeconomic growth 511 287