Engineering News | Electricity Home https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/electricity Mon, 25 May 2020 10:21:30 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Hulisani expects loss a share of at least 54c https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hulisani-expects-loss-a-share-of-at-least-54c-2020-05-22 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Fri, 22 May 2020 16:27:00 +0200 554395 1590158006 1590157620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Why a giant hydropower dam in Africa worries the US, China https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/why-a-giant-hydropower-dam-in-africa-worries-the-us-china-2020-05-22 , Bloomberg HYDROPOWER Fri, 22 May 2020 14:39:00 +0200 554366 1590151941 1590151140 99999999999 , Bloomberg 0 0 Report calls for new supply chains to decarbonise global energy trade https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/report-calls-for-new-supply-chains-to-decarbonise-global-energy-trade-2020-05-22 Tasneem Bulbulia ENERGY Fri, 22 May 2020 11:47:00 +0200 554334 1590141324 1590140820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sector increasingly adopting digitalisation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-sector-increasingly-adopting-digitalisation-2020-05-22 Mamaili Mamaila Electricity Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 549289 1590393261 1590098400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000863725_resized_automationabbsouthernafricajohnmanuellpic0105201022.jpg JOHN MANUELL The full potential of sugar production processes lies in leveraging available data to drive the seamless interoperability among people, assets and production processes 511 287 Auto-battery makers mull alternative chemistries to lower costs, increase driving range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-chemistry-drive-2020-05-22 Tasneem Bulbulia BATTERY TECHNOLOGY Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 553067 1589873054 1590098400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000873542_resized_driving.jpg 511 287 Eskom committed to ‘aggressive’ end-2021 unbundling timeline https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-committed-to-aggressive-end-2021-unbundling-timeline-2020-05-21 Terence Creamer ESKOM RESTRUCTURING Thu, 21 May 2020 16:20:00 +0200 554269 1590129256 1590070800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874415_resized_eskomrockstatuemegawattpark11181022dylan.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82315_2020-05-21_eskom_ceo.mp420541160Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter on how Eskom plan to recover from its current downward trajectory. Camera Work: Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Nicholas Boyd Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter on how Eskom plan to recover from its current downward trajectory. Camera Work: Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Nicholas Boyd Eskom CEO sees sustainable future if R450bn debt pile can be slashed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-ceo-sees-sustainable-future-if-r450bn-debt-pile-can-be-slashed-2020-05-21 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 21 May 2020 15:33:00 +0200 554254 1590068174 1590067980 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Controversial plan to renegotiate IPP tariffs is proceeding, De Ruyter confirms https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/controversial-plan-to-renegotiate-of-ipp-tariffs-is-proceeding-de-ruyter-confirms-2020-05-21 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Thu, 21 May 2020 14:35:00 +0200 554236 1590074073 1590064500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874349_resized_andrederuyter4eskom01201022donna.jpg Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter 511 287 As Eskom rolls out boiler fixes to more Medupi units, it confirms FGD talks with World Bank https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/as-eskom-rolls-out-boiler-fixes-to-other-medupi-units-it-confirms-fgd-talks-with-world-bank-2020-05-21 Terence Creamer ESKOM Thu, 21 May 2020 13:40:00 +0200 554208 1590138021 1590061200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874252_resized_medupisunset11022.jpg The Medupi power station project 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82316_2020-05-21_eskom_madupi.mp436772225COO Jan Oberholzer on the rolling-out of design modifications at Medupi. Camera Work: Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Nicholas Boyd COO Jan Oberholzer on the rolling-out of design modifications at Medupi. Camera Work: Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Nicholas Boyd Zambia's Zesco, Chinese firm sign $548m solar power contracts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambias-zesco-chinese-firm-sign-548m-solar-power-contracts-2020-05-21 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 21 May 2020 12:32:00 +0200 554195 1590057411 1590057120 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 NUM concerned about high numbers of Covid-19 in mines, at Eskom operations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/num-concerned-about-high-numbers-of-covid-19-in-mines-at-eskom-operations-2020-05-21 Donna Slater Electricity Thu, 21 May 2020 09:55:00 +0200 554155 1590048735 1590047700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nuclear corporation briefs Parliamentarians on its 12-month, 5- and 10-year objectives https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-corporation-briefs-parliamentarians-on-its-12-month-5--and-10-year-objectives-2020-05-20 Rebecca Campbell NUCLEAR Wed, 20 May 2020 12:16:00 +0200 554056 1589970337 1589969760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Place clean energy at the centre of post-Covid-19 recovery efforts – IEA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/place-clean-energy-at-the-centre-of-post-covid-19-recovery-efforts-iea-2020-05-20 Terence Creamer RENEWABLES OUTLOOK Wed, 20 May 2020 08:40:00 +0200 554004 1589986302 1589956800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000873839_resized_piasolarsolarcapitalpvplantdeaar3110221215duane.jpeg 511 287 Lab provides insight into energy systems of the future https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lab-provides-insight-into-energy-systems-of-the-future-2020-05-19 Tasneem Bulbulia RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 19 May 2020 16:17:00 +0200 553956 1589898290 1589897820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Wind body calls for privately funded renewables to be key component of recovery plan https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-body-calls-for-privately-funded-renewables-to-be-key-component-of-recovery-plan-2020-05-19 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 19 May 2020 14:30:00 +0200 553920 1589900346 1589891400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000873706_resized_ntombifuthintuli2020lr1022.jpg Ntombifuthi Ntuli 511 287 ‘All hands-on deck’ includes women in energy transition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/all-hands-on-deck-includes-women-in-energy-transition-2020-05-19 Simone Liedtke WOMEN IN WIND Tue, 19 May 2020 08:00:00 +0200 553791 1589809548 1589868000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000873443_resized_womeninwindveroniquefyfesouthafricasglobalambassador052020womeninwindgloballeadershipprogramme1022.jpg Veronique Fyfe 511 287 REIPPPP projects to resume development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reipppp-projects-to-resume-development-2020-05-18 Donna Slater Electricity Mon, 18 May 2020 16:26:00 +0200 553820 1589813031 1589811960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Eskom describes Nersa’s treatment of coal costs in latest RCA claim as ‘significant shift’ https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-describesnersas-treatment-of-coal-costs-in-latest-rca-claim-as-significant-shift-2020-05-18 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY REGULATION Mon, 18 May 2020 16:10:00 +0200 553812 1589814530 1589811000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000873475_resized_nersapublichearingmidrand301101022duane.jpeg 511 287 Renewables critical to reducing South Africa’s economic, energy constraints https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-critical-to-reducing-south-africas-economic-energy-constraints-2020-05-18 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 18 May 2020 14:46:00 +0200 553790 1589870072 1589805960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000873434_resized_windenergykarstenwurthunslash1022.jpg 511 287 Kibo Energy inks power purchase agreement with Baobab Resources https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kibo-energy-inks-power-purchase-agreement-with-baobab-resources-2020-05-18 Donna Slater Electricity Mon, 18 May 2020 14:37:00 +0200 553787 1589812624 1589805420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Creecy takes decisive action against Eskom’s noncompliance at Kendal https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/creecy-takes-decisive-action-against-eskoms-noncompliance-at-kendal-2020-05-18 Marleny Arnoldi ELECTRICITY Mon, 18 May 2020 14:08:00 +0200 553771 1589810341 1589803680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000873386_resized_barbaracreecymecfinancedylanslater1022.jpg Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy 511 287 Small modular nuclear reactors would be beneficial for South Africa, says industry body https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-modular-nuclear-reactors-would-be-beneficial-for-south-africa-says-industry-body-2020-05-18 Rebecca Campbell NUCLEAR Mon, 18 May 2020 11:08:00 +0200 553737 1589793341 1589792880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Nersa allows Eskom to claw back R13.3bn in tariffs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nersa-allows-eskom-to-claw-back-r133bn-in-tariffs-2020-05-18 Reuters ELECTRICITY Mon, 18 May 2020 08:35:00 +0200 553698 1589811565 1589783700 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000873224_resized_eskompowerlines40520171022.jpg 511 287 Kibo shareholders to vote on reorganisation of share capital as Covid-19 disrupts operations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kibo-shareholders-to-vote-on-reorganisation-of-share-capital-as-covid-19-disrupts-operations-2020-05-15 Donna Slater Electricity Fri, 15 May 2020 16:55:00 +0200 553675 1589555352 1589554500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Irena forecasts rise in ocean energy installations to 10 GW by 2030 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irena-forecasts-rise-in-ocean-energy-installations-to-10-gw-by-2030-2020-05-15 Terence Creamer OCEAN ENERGY Fri, 15 May 2020 16:50:00 +0200 553673 1589554499 1589554200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000873161_resized_oceanenergy1022.jpg 511 287 Niasa highlights funding options for new nuclear power https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/niasa-highlights-funding-options-for-new-nuclear-power-2020-05-15 Rebecca Campbell NUCLEAR ENERGY Fri, 15 May 2020 16:29:00 +0200 553669 1589555905 1589552940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Valves maintenance still a challenge https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valves-maintenance-still-a-challenge-2020-05-15 Mamaili Mamaila Electricity Fri, 15 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 552328 1589281448 1589493600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000870199_resized_valvesthermasprayknifegate21505201022.jpg IRREPLACEABLE SOLUTIONS The initial coating of new valves as well as their efficient repair results in fewer valve replacements 511 287 Entrepreneurs urged to document business development from early stage to attract investors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/entrepreneurs-urged-to-document-business-development-from-early-stage-to-attract-investors-2020-05-14 Donna Slater Electricity Thu, 14 May 2020 14:39:00 +0200 553520 1590065960 1589459940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000872847_resized_green1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82270_2020-05-13_ywaste_solution.mp480291270YWaste Solutions MD Emile Fourie discusses how entrepreneurs can navigate starting businesses in the green economy. YWaste Solutions MD Emile Fourie discusses how entrepreneurs can navigate starting businesses in the green economy. Sasol calls for IPP bids to supply 600 MW of renewable energy to South African operations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-calls-for-ipp-bids-to-supply-600-mw-of-renewable-energy-to-south-african-operations-2020-05-14 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 14 May 2020 14:30:00 +0200 553518 1589469078 1589459400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000872804_resized_sasolsecundapowerlines310221114duane.jpeg Sasol's Secunda complex in Mpumalanga, with power lines in the foreground 511 287 South Africa's nuclear energy plans https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-nuclear-energy-plans-2020-05-14 Creamer Media Reporter Electricity Thu, 14 May 2020 14:12:00 +0200 553507 1589464341 1589458320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000872850_resized_terencesecondtake1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82271_2020-05-14_second_take_en.mp468336519South Africa's nuclear energy plans South Africa's nuclear energy plans Wärtsilä publishes map indicating potential of cost-optimal 100% renewable electricity systems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wrtsil-publishes-map-indicating-potential-of-cost-optimal-100-renewable-electricity-systems-2020-05-14 Tasneem Bulbulia RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 14 May 2020 09:24:00 +0200 553426 1589443792 1589441040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New venture set up to explore South Africa’s offshore floating wind-farm potential https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-venture-set-up-to-explore-south-africas-offshore-floating-wind-farm-potential-2020-05-13 Terence Creamer WIND ENERGY Wed, 13 May 2020 14:20:00 +0200 553344 1589378730 1589372400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000872447_resized_offshorefloatingwindfarmkoreagen2park1022.jpg 511 287 WEF warns of increasing threats to world's clean energy transition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wef-warns-of-increasing-threats-to-worlds-clean-energy-transition-2020-05-13 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Wed, 13 May 2020 10:47:00 +0200 553304 1589360199 1589359620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000872345_resized_hybridsystem2400wwindturbines4000wsolarmodulesislandzirjecroatia1022.jpg A hybrid wind and solar energy system in Croatia 511 287 Drilling of first inclined well to start at Renergen’s Virginia gas project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drilling-of-first-inclined-well-to-start-at-renergens-virginia-gas-project-2020-05-13 Simone Liedtke NATURAL GAS Wed, 13 May 2020 10:07:00 +0200 553293 1589363598 1589357220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Cape Town in landmark suit to open South Africa’s power system https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-in-landmark-suit-to-open-south-africas-power-system-2020-05-13 , Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Wed, 13 May 2020 08:36:00 +0200 553262 1589351873 1589351760 99999999999 , Bloomberg 0 0 CEF denies nine ‘requests’ for support amount to a bailout https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cef-denies-its-nine-requests-for-support-amounts-to-a-bailout-2020-05-12 Terence Creamer ENERGY Tue, 12 May 2020 16:50:00 +0200 553242 1589296441 1589295000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000872196_resized_petrosagtlrefinerymosselbay2007131022duane.jpeg The PetroSA refinery in Mossel Bay 511 287 Council increases mapping to drive South Africa's exploration attractiveness https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/council-increases-mapping-to-drive-south-africas-exploration-attractiveness-2020-05-12 Donna Slater EXPLORATION Tue, 12 May 2020 16:44:00 +0200 553241 1589296366 1589294640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0