Engineering News | Biomass https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/biomass Wed, 24 Jul 2019 08:36:24 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Respected head of IPP Office, Breytenbach, asked to leave post https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/respected-head-of-ipp-office-breytenbach-asked-to-leave-her-post-2019-07-22 Terence Creamer IPP OFFICE Mon, 22 Jul 2019 16:40:00 +0200 526400 1563868188 1563806400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000813521_resized_karenbreytenbach04042018dylan1022.jpg Karen Breytenbach 511 287 ELB pours first concrete at Ngodwana biomass power project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/elb-pours-first-concrete-at-ngodwana-biomass-power-project-2019-07-01 Marleny Arnoldi BIOMASS Mon, 01 Jul 2019 16:00:00 +0200 524301 1562074670 1561989600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808674_resized_elbkcccivilworksatngodwanabiomassproject0720191022.jpg ELB starts civil works at Ngodwana biomass power project 511 287 Power Africa moves towards its goal of bringing more energy to the continent https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-africa-moves-towards-its-goal-of-bringing-more-energy-to-the-continent-2019-05-16 Kim Cloete ENERGY Thu, 16 May 2019 12:13:00 +0200 519801 1558104565 1558001580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Release of updated IRP imminent, says Radebe, as he allays coal producers' fears https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/updated-irp-is-imminent-says-radebe-as-he-allays-coal-producers-fears-2019-05-14 Kim Cloete ENERGY Tue, 14 May 2019 15:40:00 +0200 519571 1557843130 1557841200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798876_resized_jeffradebe1218bloomberg1022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 EDF puts energy-challenged Africa at the centre of its 2030 development strategy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/edf-puts-energy-challenged-africa-at-the-centre-of-its-2030-development-strategy-2019-04-29 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 29 Apr 2019 15:15:00 +0200 518323 1556543810 1556543700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796057_resized_renewableenergyvalerielevkovseniorvpinchargeofafrica042019edf1022.jpg EDF senior VP for Africa Valérie Levkov 511 287 Businesses must seek finance to develop renewable energy, energy efficiency projects – Sanedi https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/businesses-must-seek-finance-to-develop-renewable-energy-energy-efficiency-projects-sanedi-2019-04-23 African News Agency RENEWABLES Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:00:00 +0200 517812 1556013803 1556013600 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Strong renewable energy capacity growth continues https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/strong-renewable-energy-capacity-growth-continues-2019-04-04 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 04 Apr 2019 14:43:00 +0200 516290 1554381928 1554381780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791644_resized_renewableenergyvcsprasset042019irena1022.jpg 511 287 NDB, DBSA sign loan agreement for renewable energy projects in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ndb-dbsa-sign-loan-agreement-for-renewable-energy-projects-in-south-africa-2019-04-01 Simone Liedtke ENERGY Mon, 01 Apr 2019 12:10:00 +0200 515851 1554130226 1554113400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 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 Biomass 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 To meet climate goals, world urged to reuse natural resources https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/to-meet-climate-goals-world-urged-to-reuse-natural-resources-2019-01-22 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:28:00 +0200 509192 1548138697 1548138480 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 First institutional anaerobic digester launched at NPO’s Johannesburg premises https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-institutional-anaerobic-digester-launched-at-npos-johannesburg-premises-2018-11-28 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 28 Nov 2018 16:34:00 +0200 506012 1543415880 1543415640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769152_resized_sanedi1118simone1022.jpg The University of South Africa, Exxaro Resources and the South African National Energy Development Institution on Wednesday launched its first institutional anaerobic digester at nonprofit organisation EARTH Centre’s premises, in Johannesburg 511 287 Small thermal plants hold promise for regions without grid electricity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-thermal-plants-hold-promise-for-african-economies-srk-2018-11-02 Nadine James ELECTRICITY Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502579 1555058132 1541109600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Siemens launches distributed energy system as solution to Africa’s energy transition https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762325_resized_siemenssolarcarparkmidrand10181022dylan.jpg Siemens HQ and its solar car park in Midrand, Johannesburg 511 287 DST bolsters biomass industry with new consortium https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dst-bolsters-biomass-industry-with-new-consortium-2018-09-20 Marleny Arnoldi BIOMASS Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:40:00 +0200 499303 1537440185 1537440000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Site clearing, earthworks preparation starts at 25 MW Ngodwana biomass power project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/site-clearing-earthworks-preparation-starts-at-25-mw-ngodwana-biomass-power-project-2018-09-05 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 05 Sep 2018 12:43:00 +0200 497803 1536145041 1536144180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Biogas plant demonstrates potential using new tech https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biogas-plant-demonstrates-potential-using-new-tech-2018-08-01 Paige Müller Biomass Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494465 1534227763 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744396_resized_biofuelsglobalenergydemoplant2071810222.jpg BIOGAS DEMO PLANT Global Energy expects its biogas demonstration plant to be open for viewing by prospective clients by the end of this month. 511 287 Côte d'Ivoire eyes biomass power generation from cocoa waste https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cte-divoire-eyes-biomass-power-generation-from-cocoa-waste-2018-07-03 Reuters ENERGY Tue, 03 Jul 2018 14:19:00 +0200 491559 1530620502 1530620340 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 New-look IPP bid documents will need to strike delicate balance https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000735055_resized_jasonvanderpoel11022.jpeg Allen & Overy partner Jason van der Poel 511 287 First renewables projects reach financial close after April 4 signing https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722345_resized_fotoliastockimage67684544fieldofenergy1022.jpeg 511 287 Resistance persists despite declaration of new renewables dawn https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720324_resized_renewable.jpg 511 287 ‘High priority’ IRP update to be published soon https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-priority-irp-update-to-be-published-soon-2018-04-10 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:15:00 +0200 483396 1523361762 1523358900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718943_resized_thabanezulu0318dylan1022.jpeg Department of Energy director-general Thabane Zulu 511 287 Waste-to-energy significant to Africa’s energy mix https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/waste-to-energy-in-africa-2018-03-16 Marleny Arnoldi Biomass Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480075 1521033645 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711561_resized_wastemanagementbloomberg0920161022.jpg POWER IN WASTE With 54-million people generating waste in South Africa, the potential to use that waste for energy conversion is promising 511 287 Minigrids gradually becoming more connected in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/minigrids-gradually-becoming-more-connected-in-africa-2018-03-07 Simone Liedtke ENERGY / ELECTRICITY Wed, 07 Mar 2018 16:03:00 +0200 480467 1520503134 1520431380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Power and utilities drone market worth more than $9bn https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-and-utilities-drone-market-worth-more-than-9-billion-2017-11-24 Dylan Slater Drones Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470958 1511510345 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Renewables’ share of global energy market to rise, system stability central https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-share-of-global-energy-market-to-rise-system-stability-central-2017-09-14 Anine Kilian ENERGY Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:12:00 +0200 464796 1505395432 1505394720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 African conference strives to boost bioenergy industries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-conference-strives-to-boost-bioenergy-industries-2017-08-18 Nadine James Biomass Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460573 1502782666 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668709_resized_gorgefarmkenyafiestbiogasplantipptropicalpowerjul20141022.jpg GORGE FARM The commercial vegetable farm in Naivasha, Kenya, hosts a biogas plant as part of a larger renewable energy project - the Gorge Farm Energy Park 511 287 Africa’s energy future lies in solar energy, says CEO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africas-energy-future-lies-in-solar-energy-says-ceo-2017-07-19 Anine Kilian SOLAR POWER Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:10:00 +0200 459045 1500471482 1500469800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Joint venture to boost localisation and skills development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/joint-venture-to-boost-localisation-and-skills-development-2017-06-23 Nadine James Biomass Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454906 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Industry trends shift towards efficient, intelligent strategies https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-trends-shift-towards-efficient-intelligent-strategies-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Biomass Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453226 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651336_resized_energyefficiencymanagementbloomberg313402166140520171022.jpg EFFICIENCY PRIORITISED With energy integral to every process, the objective should be to maximise the efficiency of delivering the necessary energy at the lowest cost per kilowatt per hour 511 287 IRP draft hinders cogeneration opportunities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irp-draft-hinders-cogeneration-opportunities-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Biomass Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453361 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651572_resized_bloombergbusinessconferences25800994817012017jpg1022copy.jpg OVERLOOKED ENTITY The impact of the DoE IRP draft excludeing cogeneration as a viable, green technology raises concerns forpulp and paper industry 511 287 $100-million loan for African infrastructure spending https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/100-million-loan-for-african-infrastructure-spending-2017-05-26 Nadine James Biomass Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452104 1495523577 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Least-cost electricity transition being played out at CSIR’s Pretoria campus https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/least-cost-electricity-transition-being-played-out-at-csirs-pretoria-campus-2017-05-12 Dylan Slater Renewable Energy Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450370 1494252590 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647264_resized_autonomous.jpg 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 Biomass 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 Gigaba slams Eskom’s ‘mistake’ of contradicting government policy on renewables https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gigaba-slams-eskoms-mistake-of-contradicting-government-policy-on-renewables-2017-04-19 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:20:00 +0200 449946 1492594603 1492593600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643178_resized_financeministermalusigigaba304171022bloomberg.jpg Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba 511 287 Data-rich Atlas shows SA having higher bio-energy potential than believed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-bio-energy-atlas-to-support-bio-energy-development-launched-2017-04-07 Keith Campbell Science & Technology – 2 Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447619 1491224900 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africa has real bioenergy potential https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-has-real-bio-energy-potential-2017-04-07 Keith Campbell Science & Technology – 1 Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447617 1491224900 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Sustainable industry dispels misconceptions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sustainable-industry-dispels-misconceptions-2017-03-31 Tasneem Bulbulia Biomass Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446614 1490623747 1490911200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0