Engineering News | African Utility Week https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/african-utility-week Sat, 20 Jul 2019 05:44:23 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 PowerGen, AUW co-location brings more conversation and connection https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/powergen-co-location-with-auw-allows-for-more-conversation-and-connection-2019-04-17 Mc'Kyla Nortje African Utility Week Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517479 1556526124 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794189_resized_jeffradebeauw0420191022.jpg JEFF RADEBE Will provide the Ministerial address at this years AUW 511 287 Possible solution to SA’s power challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-pv-possible-solution-to-countys-power-challenges-2019-04-16 Mc'Kyla Nortje African Utility Week Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517426 1556526124 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794071_resized_ibcsolar0420191022.jpg SUPPORT SYSTEM Solar photovoltaic in combination with storage products can provide a reliable energy source 511 287 South African-Danish partnership to launch Phase 2 of water project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africa-danish-partnership-to-launch-phase-2-of-water-project-2019-04-16 Mc'Kyla Nortje African Utility Week Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517427 1556526124 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794183_resized_ncpcauw0420191022.jpg ASSESSMENTS EQUAL SAVINGS Water assessments can often bring about unplanned energy savings 511 287 Slimline battery pack announced https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/utility-systems-announces-slimline-battery-pack-2019-04-17 Mc'Kyla Nortje African Utility Week Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517506 1556526124 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794272_resized_slimlinebatterypack0420191022.jpg CHOP AND CHANGE New replaceable battery pack for its water management device 511 287 Company to focus on hydropower at AUW https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-to-focus-on-hydropower-at-auw-2019-04-16 Mc'Kyla Nortje African Utility Week Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517424 1556526124 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794067_resized_stortemelkhydro0420191022.jpg STABILITY Hydropower is a very stable resource to add to the grid compared to solar power 511 287 New locking devices on show at AUW https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-color-coded-locking-devices-for-commercial-and-industrial-applications-2019-04-17 Mc'Kyla Nortje African Utility Week Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517501 1556526124 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794283_resized_eaton0420191022.jpg PERFECT PAIR Full locking device offering matches the IEC colour standard for voltage rating to easily identify circuit ratings 511 287 Collaboration a solution for the water sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-a-solution-for-the-water-sector-2019-04-18 Mc'Kyla Nortje African Utility Week Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517714 1556526125 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794715_resized_sewageandeffluenterwatbalancingtank0420191022.jpg ENERGY SAVVY ERWAT implements more energy efficient technologies to improve the quality of the receiving surface waters 511 287 Trafo Power Solutions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trafo-power-solutions-2019-04-05 Creamer Media Reporter African Utility Week Mon, 29 Apr 2019 12:05:00 +0200 515972 1556532338 1556532300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790919_resized_trafoversion11022.jpg 511 287 New funding triggers open call for project proposals https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-funding-triggers-open-call-for-project-proposals-2018-05-04 Melissa Zisengwe African Utility Week Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484134 1524658282 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720469_resized_ndfsigning04181022.jpg SIGNED, SEALED AND DELIVERED The financial commitment was signed at the at Nordic Development Fund (NDF) in Finland 511 287 Development agendas to curb power woes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/development-agendas-should-implement-projects-to-mitigate-electricity-access-on-the-continent-2018-05-04 Melissa Zisengwe African Utility Week Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484062 1524658282 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720285_resized_powerlinesbloomberg04181022.jpg TRANSMISSION DISCUSSIONS The transmission and distribution programme at African Utility Week will focus on Africa’s electricity business models 511 287 Initiative brings more German companies to AUW https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/initiative-brings-more-german-companies-to-auw-2018-05-04 Melissa Zisengwe African Utility Week Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484123 1524658282 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720451_resized_resprogramme04181022.jpg RENEWABLE ENERGY The initiative supports the implementation of flagship energy projects 511 287 Industry body pioneers awareness programme to upgrade vending systems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-body-begins-an-awareness-programme-to-upgrade-vending-systems-2018-05-04 Melissa Zisengwe African Utility Week Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484139 1524658282 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Exclusive CEO Forum to discuss utilities transformation at AUW https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exclusive-ceo-forum-at-african-utility-week-to-discuss-utilities-transformation-2018-05-04 Melissa Zisengwe African Utility Week Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484122 1524658282 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720573_resized_utilityceoforum04181022.jpg UTILITY CEOs About 40 CEOs from the continent are expected to attend the forum 511 287 Company to address water investment and tech advances at AUW https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ghana-utility-company-to-address-water-investment-and-technological-advances-at-auw-2018-05-04 Melissa Zisengwe African Utility Week Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484052 1524658281 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720270_resized_richardotoo1022.jpg RICHARD OTOO Once people understand the economic value of water, willingness to pay for the long-run marginal cost of water may not be a problem 511 287 Latest LED luminaire range to be showcased at AUW https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/latest-led-luminaire-range-to-be-showcased-at-auw-2018-05-04 Melissa Zisengwe African Utility Week Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484026 1524658281 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720241_resized_optiway03181022.jpg THE OPTIWAY A low-power LED bulkhead luminaire that can be mounted on any structure 511 287 Local company targets mechanical tube cleaning opportunities at AUW https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-targets-mechanical-tube-cleaning-opportunities-at-auw-2018-05-04 Melissa Zisengwe African Utility Week Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484120 1524658282 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720598_resized_shanepereira022018lesedinuclearservices1022.jpg SHANE PEREIRA AUW is an opportunity to meet companies and energy professionals in the African market 511 287 Wastewater company aims to attract new clients at AUW https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wastewater-company-aims-to-attract-new-clients-at-auw-2018-05-04 Melissa Zisengwe African Utility Week Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484253 1524658282 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720747_resized_erwatwisaexpo04181022.jpg WATER TREATMENT EXPERTISE Erwat has the expert skills and capabilities to be a key player in the water and energy sectors 511 287 Zest WEG Group https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zest-weg-group-2018-05-04 Creamer Media Reporter African Utility Week Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484970 1524661562 1525384800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722333_resized_0000572459pic011022.jpg 511 287 African Utility Week organisers clinch four awards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-utility-week-organisers-clinch-four-awards-2017-05-05 Nadine James African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449971 1493196470 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643349_resized_spintelligentafricanutilityweek04171022.jpeg AWARD WINNING EVENT African Utility Week is the joint winner in the Best Trade Exhibition 6 001 m2 to 12 000 m2 category 511 287 Drought has exposed SA’s poor water management https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drought-has-exposed-south-africas-poor-water-management-2017-05-05 Nadine James African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449989 1493196470 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643273_resized_watersupplywatercrisisjojoprimrose411151022duane.jpg HARSH TRUTHS Drinking water and wastewater utilities in Africa are struggling to cope with the increasing demand for services 511 287 Internship academy launches young professionals platform https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/internship-academy-launches-young-professionals-platform-2017-05-05 Nadine James African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450015 1493196470 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643321_resized_ncpctrainee2016recpinternshipprgramme02171022.jpg NURTURING POTENTIAL The launch intends to establish a network of graduates attempting to solve Africa’s power and energy issues 511 287 Telecommunications giant sponsors African Utility Week https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/telecommunication-giant-sponsors-african-utility-week-2017-05-05 Marleny Arnoldi African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450017 1493196470 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643342_resized_huaweijerryjiauw20171022.jpg JERRY JI Green sustainable development can enrich lives in the era of energy intelligence 511 287 Awards to recognise innovation and efficiency at utility event https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/awards-to-recognise-innovation-and-efficiency-at-utility-event-2017-05-05 Marleny Arnoldi African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450028 1493196471 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643358_resized_auwawardsinnovation20171022.jpg RECOGNITION Being a finalist verifies excellence in the nominee’s business and proves leadership in either the energy or water industry 511 287 PPP promising for water industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ppp-promising-for-water-industry-2017-05-05 Johane Turkstra African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450018 1493196471 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Energy management to improve https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-management-to-improve-2017-05-05 Johane Turkstra African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450025 1493196471 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Need for partnerships in water sector emphasised https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-partnerships-in-water-sector-emphasised-2017-05-05 Johane Turkstra African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450007 1493196471 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643290_resized_kpmgafricautilityweekwaterinfrastructurejpg1022.jpg WATER INFRASTRUCTURE South Africa’s water wastage is at between 37% and 39% 511 287 South Africa’s junk status problematic for power sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africas-junk-status-problematic-for-power-sector-2017-05-05 Johane Turkstra African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450009 1493196471 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Gold and silver sponsors sign global reseller agreement https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-utility-week-gold-and-silver-sponsors-sign-global-reseller-agreement-2017-05-05 Johane Turkstra African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449827 1493196471 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642982_resized_africanutilityweeksiemenssapglobalreselleragreement0420171022.jpg SIEMENS AND SAP The effort is to address multiple digital end-to-end business scenarios for energy and utility clients globally 511 287 Alternative connectivity available for utilities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-connectivity-available-for-utilities-2017-05-05 Johane Turkstra African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450027 1493196471 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643353_resized_coaxcablesukdec2014bloombergjpg1022.jpg WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY After rolling out its 2 open-acces wireless network, Comsol has introduced its to a new LPWAN 511 287 Innovation, home-grown solutions to be showcased at event https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovation-home-grown-solutions-to-be-showcased-at-event-2017-05-05 Johane Turkstra African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449995 1493196471 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643283_resized_62236041h273476jpg1022.jpg COMMUNITY ENERGY PROJECTS Community-scale projects are an important emerging trend in the sector 511 287 Business networking at Africa’s biggest trade event https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-networking-at-africas-biggest-trade-event-2017-05-05 Johane Turkstra African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450079 1493196471 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643452_resized_handshake1022reuters.jpg BUSINESS BEYOND BORDERS The next BBB business connections event will take place at African Utility Week 511 287 Challenged renewable energy sector growing rapidly in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/challenged-renewable-energy-sector-growing-rapidly-in-africa-2017-05-05 Johane Turkstra African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450127 1493196471 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643571_resized_deaarsolarpanelsrenewableenergy04041022.jpg RENEWABLE ENERGY Renewables will receive considerable attention at African Utility Week and in Africa’s energy sector in the future 511 287 Platinum sponsor returns to African Utility Week https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/platinum-sponsor-returns-to-african-utility-week-2017-05-05 Johane Turkstra African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450011 1493196470 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Renewable microgrids the future of African power system – research institution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-microgrids-the-future-of-african-power-system-research-institution-2017-05-05 Nadine James African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451289 1494340773 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646577_resized_renewableenergypfisterercrosspowernatohpgs0720161022.jpg SUBSISTENCE POWER A power system based on renewable technologies would be vastly different to the current system as an individual wind turbine could be used to generate cheap electricity for a microgrid in a remote village 511 287 Current Electric https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/current-electric-2017-03-17 Zandile Mavuso African Utility Week Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443236 1505814622 1493935200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000633683_resized_0000626575currentelectricactom320217duane1022.jpg 511 287 Private–public partnership could improve service delivery https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/private-public-partnership-could-improve-service-delivery-2016-05-06 Robyn Wilkinson African Utility Week Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 408939 1461926223 1462485600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Lubricants to aid equipment life span https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commercial-lubricants-to-prolong-the-lifespan-of-renewable-energy-equipment-2016-05-06 Robyn Wilkinson African Utility Week Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 408955 1461926223 1462485600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000538342_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine60114duane1022.jpg DECREASING MAINTENANCE COSTS Shell’s range of commercial lubricants can prolong the lifespan of various equipment, including wind farm turbines, used to generate renewable energy 511 287 Honouring key projects in utilities supply industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/honouring-key-projects-and-people-in-the-utilities-supply-industry-2016-05-06 Robyn Wilkinson African Utility Week Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 408969 1461926223 1462485600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000538362_resized_acwapowerbokpoort61022.jpg BOKPOORT CONCENTRATING SOLAR POWER PLANT Winners of last year’s African Community Project of the Year 511 287