Engineering News | Electrical Power Generation and Transmission https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/electrical-power-generation-and-transmission Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:54:29 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Renewable energy solves current sector woes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-solves-current-sector-woes-2019-04-19 Mamaili Mamaila Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515982 1554875942 1555624800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791076_resized_electricpowergenerationandtransmissionstellenboschuniversity1904191022.jpg SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SOLUTIONS Stellenbosch University’s Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Solutions is facilitating and coordinating cutting-edge research and development in the power sector 511 287 EMVAfrica https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/emvafrica-2019-04-19 Creamer Media Reporter Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517111 1555055927 1555624800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793507_resized_dsc91981022.jpg 511 287 Plan required for uptake of 4IR in power sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plan-required-for-uptake-of-4ir-in-power-sector-2019-04-19 Mamaili Mamaila Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516529 1555572027 1555624800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Software upgrade for Sky Eye Elios drones in the pipeline https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/software-upgrade-for-sky-eye-elios-drones-in-the-pipeline-2019-04-19 Mamaili Mamaila Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515920 1555572066 1555624800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791059_resized_skyridersropeaccessinpsection0820171022.jpg POWER RIDE Skyriders’ rope access and drone solutions gives the company an edge in the industry 511 287 Ongoing copper cable theft negatively affects power capacity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ongoing-copper-cable-theft-negetively-affects-power-generation-capacity-2019-04-19 Mamaili Mamaila Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515991 1555572092 1555624800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791073_resized_electricpowergenerationandtransmissioncopperwire30609duane1022.jpg COPPER ALLIANCE The high demand for copper and copper alloys, with demand mainly from the Asian region, particularly China, is causing expensive exports to many countries 511 287 Partnership ensures reliable power transmission https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-industry-suppliers-partner-to-ensure-reliable-power-transmission-2019-04-19 Mamaili Mamaila Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516131 1555572127 1555624800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791266_resized_powerandelectricityvalsatrading011503191022.jpg TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT Valsa brings the latest technology in panels and tracking systems to the market while localising some of the production 511 287 Access to finance hampers power sector progress https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/access-to-finance-hampers-power-sector-progress-2019-04-19 Mamaili Mamaila Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516139 1555572146 1555624800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company offers customisable electrical distribution solution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-customisable-electrical-distribution-solution-2018-04-20 Jessica Oosthuizen Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482828 1523947432 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717704_resized_minisubstationtrafopowersolutions04181022.jpg MADE-TO-ORDER Well proven dry-type technology is being used in Trafo Power Solutions’ customised dry-type mini substations 511 287 Distributed generation can mitigate transmission constraints in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/distributed-generation-can-mitigate-transmission-constraints-in-africa-2018-04-20 Jessica Oosthuizen Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482954 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718000_resized_matthewbell04181022.jpg MATTHEW BELL Himoinsa has spent a lot of time developing a distributed generation offering to the marketplace 511 287 Investor interest in Africa’s power sectors remains significant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/investor-interest-in-africas-power-sectors-remains-significant-2018-04-20 Jessica Oosthuizen Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482893 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717860_resized_dineshbuldoo04181022.jpg DINESH BULDOO Transmission and distribution networks are equally critical components to electrifying Africa 511 287 Renewable energy crucial to Africa’s power https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-will-play-crucial-role-in-supplying-power-to-africa-2018-04-20 Jessica Oosthuizen Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482888 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717829_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine2001141022duane.jpg POWER OF NATURE Many African leaders have realised the crucial role that renewable energy can and will play in bringing power to their people 511 287 Africa pursuing diversified energy investments to deliver power https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-pursuing-diversified-energy-investments-to-deliver-power-2018-04-20 Jessica Oosthuizen Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482969 1524733544 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718007_resized_webbmeko04181022.jpg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQ2yoZpx3Lo 511 287 Cogeneration valuable to S Africa’s energy mix https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cogeneration-valuable-to-s-africas-energy-mix-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448391 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639000_resized_eternitypowervuselelaenergy032017jpg1022.jpg AWARD-WINNING SOLUTIONS Vuselela Energy’s Eternity Power project is enabling a smelter in Rustenburg to harvest thermal energy and convert it into energy 511 287 Alternative power supply approach to benefit low-income areas https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-power-supply-approach-to-benefit-low-income-areas-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448503 1492075739 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Generator giant to expand its Southern Africa network https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/generator-giant-to-expand-its-southern-africa-network-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448502 1492075739 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639311_resized_himoinsageneratorsets0320171022.jpg STRENGTHENING NETWORKS Himoinsa’s new subsidiary will operate primarily as a base to provide more technical and after-sales support for Himoinsa’s distributor network Southern Africa 511 287 Clamp an effective cable-theft solution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/clamp-an-effective-cable-theft-solution-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448393 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Cross-border power to boost African economies https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cross-border-power-to-boost-african-economies-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448499 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Integrated energy solutions Africa’s answer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-energy-solutions-africas-answer-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448394 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 3 500 North West households to be electrified https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/3-500-north-west-households-to-be-electrified-2016-07-29 Robyn Wilkinson Top Electricity Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420136 1469520958 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Power builds to continue despite decreased demand across industries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-builds-to-continue-despite-decreased-demand-across-industries-2016-07-29 Robyn Wilkinson Top Electricity Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420091 1469521000 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000568591_resized_facingnorth1022.jpg MEDUPI POWER STATION Unit 5 at Medupi first fired on oil in June 511 287 Agency supports waste-to-energy project in SA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-agency-supports-south-african-waste-to-energy-project-2016-07-29 Robyn Wilkinson Top Electricity Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420152 1469521115 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 S Africa renewables sector growing well https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-renewables-sector-growing-well-2016-07-29 Robyn Wilkinson Top Electricity Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420247 1469521204 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000569061_resized_mariaanwoest111022.jpg MARIAAN WOEST Micro hydros are the way forward in terms of electricity on a more localised scale 511 287 Solar gaining traction in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-gaining-traction-in-south-africa-2016-07-29 Robyn Wilkinson Top Electricity Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420095 1469521268 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000568603_resized_karaglensolarconfiguration1022.jpg KARAGLEN SHOPPING CENTRE The installation of 1 250 units of solar modules at the centre in Edenvale is one of the biggest solar projects of its kind completed in Gauteng to date 511 287 Construction on the largest solar field in S Africa to start in 2017 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-on-the-largest-solar-field-in-s-africa-to-start-in-2017-2016-07-29 Robyn Wilkinson Top Projects Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420108 1469521306 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Clearing environmental hurdles to power supply growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/clearing-environmental-hurdles-to-power-supply-growth-2016-07-29 Robyn Wilkinson Top Electricity Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420103 1469521391 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Concentrated solar plants valuable for South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concentrated-solar-plants-valuable-for-s-africa-2016-07-29 Robyn Wilkinson TOP ELECTRICITY PROJECTS Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420093 1473405433 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000568599_resized_acwapowerbokpoort11022.jpg MULTIPLE BENEFITS The Bokpoort concentrated solar plant is providing significant economic and social development for the iKheis municipal community 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/62238_2016-07-11_aci_-_hd_web.mp427937284Investing in Africa Holdings directors Gabriel Reeder and Mandla Sibanda discuss the value of concentrated solar plants in South Africa Investing in Africa Holdings directors Gabriel Reeder and Mandla Sibanda discuss the value of concentrated solar plants in South Africa Power factor correction to help lessen load https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-factor-correction-to-help-lessen-load-2016-04-15 Simon Sonnekus Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 406543 1460445187 1460671200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Current trends shift company’s focus to IPPs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/current-trends-shift-companys-focus-to-ipps-2016-04-15 Simon Sonnekus Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 406548 1460445187 1460671200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Innovative power generation projects share award https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-power-generation-projects-share-award-2016-04-15 Simon Sonnekus Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 406528 1460445555 1460671200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000531062_resized_nicolebarwisevuselelaceoafricanenergyawards0320161022.jpg AFRICAN ENERGY AWARDS Both Nicole Barwise and Vuselela Energy were awarded the R300 000 innovation prize 511 287 Redistribution key for Africa’s power future https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/redistribution-key-for-africas-power-future-2016-04-15 Simon Sonnekus Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 406565 1460716940 1460671200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000531167_resized_choeuchose10511duane11022.jpg CHOSE CHOEU Eskom and other power providers across the continent should also increase efforts to decentralise electrification solutions 511 287 Quality expansion joints essential for efficiency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quality-expansion-joints-essential-for-efficient-power-station-operation-2015-07-31 Dylan Slater TOP PROJECTS Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 377627 1438066872 1438293600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000446417_resized_dhuva161022.jpg DUVHA RETROFIT Flextra is retrofitting fabric expansion joints at Eskom’s Duvha power station on all its vertical-duct expansion joints 511 287 South African locomotives specialist ventures further into Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-locomotives-specialist-ventures-further-into-africa-2015-07-31 Creamer Media Reporter Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 379173 1438073655 1438293600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000450966_resized_advertorialvb166831022.jpg 511 287 Successful independent renewable-energy projects boosting industry regionally https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/successful-independent-renewable-energy-projects-boosting-industry-regionally-2015-07-31 Dylan Slater Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 378489 1438333596 1438293600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000448941_resized_kieranwhyte1022.jpg KIERAN WHYTE The renewable energy independent power producer procurement programme has proven to be a “hugely successful” South African business model 511 287 Fast-track power contracts expanded in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fast-track-power-contracts-expanded-in-africa-2015-07-31 Dylan Slater TOP PROJECTS Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 377917 1438333627 1438293600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000447316_resized_2342591022.jpg GAS POWER APR Energy has invested significantly in gas-fired power projects in Africa 511 287 Africa shows interest in hydroelectric scheme https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydroelectric-scheme-shows-potential-for-future-power-demand-in-africa-2015-07-31 Dylan Slater TOP PROJECTS Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 377915 1438333961 1438293600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000447305_resized_powerlines904071022duane.jpg POWER POTENTIAL Central Africa has significant hydropower potential to meet both its local and export requirements 511 287 First-of-its-kind cogen plant fully commissioned https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-of-its-kind-cogen-plant-fully-commissioned-2015-07-31 Dylan Slater TOP PROJECTS Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 377630 1438772066 1438293600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000446438_resized_untfitled1022.jpg ETERNITY PROJECT The Eternity Project is the world’s first cogeneration power plant that uses an organic rankine cycle 511 287 Rooftop solar is the way forward – power management company https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rooftop-solar-is-the-way-forward-power-management-company-2015-04-17 Dylan Slater Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 365225 1428934097 1429221600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000409970_resized_louisukjan20151022.jpg LOUIS SHAFFER It would be in South Africa’s best interest to pursue rooftop solar to add a few gigawatts in the near future 511 287 Country-specific planning key to obtaining IPP licences https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/country-specific-planning-key-to-obtaining-ipp-licences-2015-04-17 Dylan Slater Electrical Power Generation and Transmission Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 365215 1428934097 1429221600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000409947_resized_naturalgaspipeline1022bloomberg.jpg STRANDED POWER It would not be feasible to propose building a thermal plant in a location far from the nearest gas pipeline 511 287