Engineering News | Electricity Home https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/electricity Thu, 18 Jul 2019 22:00:52 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 South Africa positioning itself within platinum-rich hydrogen economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-positioned-for-emerging-hydrogen-economy-2019-07-17 Martin Creamer PLATINUM GROUP METALS Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:29:00 +0200 525913 1563455087 1563373740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812220_resized_trudimakhaya0719martincreamer1022.jpg Trudi Makhaya 511 287 Fixing Eskom will result in higher taxes, electricity prices – economist https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fixing-eskom-will-result-in-higher-taxes-electricity-prices-warns-absa-chief-economist-2019-07-17 Irma Venter ECONOMY Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:43:00 +0200 525879 1563368277 1563367380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812147_resized_absajeffgable0719dylan1022.jpg Absa research head and chief economist Jeff Gable 511 287 Ayanda Myoli appointed as acting Necsa CEO as Robertson departs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ayanda-myoli-appointed-as-acting-necsa-ceo-as-robertson-departs-2019-07-17 Terence Creamer NECSA Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:10:00 +0200 525866 1563372272 1563365400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812131_resized_ayandamyoli1022.jpeg Ayanda Myoli 511 287 SOEs in need of expert staff – Gordhan https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/soes-in-need-of-expert-staff-gordhan-2019-07-17 African News Agency Electricity Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:09:00 +0200 525868 1563372904 1563365340 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812134_resized_pravingordhan1010220716duane.jpg Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan 511 287 SA university research could lead to glass solar power breakthrough https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-university-research-could-lead-to-glass-solar-power-breakthrough-2019-07-17 African News Agency Electricity Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:06:00 +0200 525863 1563365279 1563365160 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Fuel cell developments poised to transform PGM, manufacturing sectors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuel-cell-developments-poised-to-transform-pgm-manufacturing-sectors-2019-07-17 Martin Creamer PLATINUM GROUP METALS Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:17:00 +0200 525842 1563428925 1563355020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812063_resized_fuelcellconference0719martincreamer1022.jpg Dr Ferdinand Panik 511 287 Radical plan to stem Necsa losses proposed and then withdrawn by board https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/radical-plan-to-stem-necsa-losses-proposed-and-then-withdrawn-by-board-2019-07-17-1 Rebecca Campbell Nuclear Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:39:00 +0200 525830 1563372301 1563352740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812045_resized_pelindabanuclearresearchcenter103111022duane3.jpg An aerial view of Necsa’s Pelindaba complex 511 287 ‘Monetisation’ of risks will be key to transitioning from climate awareness to resilience https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/monetisation-of-risks-will-be-key-to-transitioning-from-climate-awareness-to-resilience-2019-07-16 Terence Creamer CLIMATE RESILIENCE Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:25:00 +0200 525663 1563262046 1563261900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811683_resized_ianallisonmottmacdonald1022.jpg Mott MacDonald global head of climate resilience services Ian Allison 511 287 Fuel cell electric vehicles set to make strong entry – visiting experts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuel-cell-electric-vehicles-set-to-make-strong-entry-visiting-experts-2019-07-15 Martin Creamer PLATINUM GROUP METALS Mon, 15 Jul 2019 15:40:00 +0200 525624 1563455163 1563198000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811599_resized_drsakibkhandrferdinandpanikmartincreamerdrdavidhartvinaysomera07191022dylan.jpg From left Dr Sakib Khan, Prof Dr Ferdinand Panik, Martin Creamer, Dr David Hart and Vinay Somera. 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78915_2019-07-02-15_dr_khan_and_experts_-_2.mp466053374Fuel cell experts talk to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Photograph: Creamer Media’s Dylan Slater. Fuel cell experts talk to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Photograph: Creamer Media’s Dylan Slater. Eskom group treasurer resigns https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-group-treasurer-resigns-2019-07-15 Tasneem Bulbulia ELECTRICITY Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:37:00 +0200 525611 1563195184 1563194220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Eskom’s quickest fix is giving it cash now, swapping debt later https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskoms-quickest-fix-is-giving-it-cash-now-swapping-debt-later-2019-07-15 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:32:00 +0200 525568 1563182272 1563179520 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Flexible modular drive system added to range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-adds-flexible-modular-drive-system-to-range-2019-07-01 Cameron Mackay Electricity Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524270 1562592317 1562882400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808601_resized_schneiderelectricautomationfair020620191022.jpg DRIVE FOR FLEXIBLE LOADS The APM drive system provides flexibility for end-users in terms of late changes to the load in the design and installation phase of a project 511 287 CSIR doubles down on solar PV amid energy-autonomous campus success https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-doubles-down-on-solar-pv-after-energy-autonomous-campus-success-2019-07-12 Dylan Slater Renewable Energy Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524241 1562660345 1562882400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810227_resized_exceeding.jpg 511 287 Modular power generation systems can be set up in weeks https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modular-power-generation-systems-can-be-set-up-in-weeks-2019-07-12 Schalk Burger ELECTRICITY Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524396 1562592318 1562882400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808934_resized_wartsilamodularblock6191022.jpg WÄRTSILÄ MODULAR BLOCK The solution is scalable and redeployable and has pre-fabricated, expandable enclosures 511 287 China Development Bank loan on track, says Eskom's Mabuza https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-development-bank-loan-on-track-says-eskoms-mabuza-2019-07-11 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Thu, 11 Jul 2019 22:15:00 +0200 525393 1562876245 1562876100 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 South Africa needs to plan for new nuclear after 2045 – Mantashe https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-needs-to-plan-for-new-nuclear-after-2045-mantashe-2019-07-11 Reuters NUCLEAR Thu, 11 Jul 2019 22:03:00 +0200 525390 1562875525 1562875380 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Gordhan says draft Eskom unbundling White Paper to be finalised soon https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gordhan-says-draft-eskom-unbundling-white-paper-to-be-finalised-soon-2019-07-11 Terence Creamer ESKOM Thu, 11 Jul 2019 16:25:00 +0200 525382 1562871467 1562855100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811062_resized_pravingordhan110220316duane.jpeg Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan 511 287 Rand strengthens as Eskom proposal soothes traders’ nerves https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rand-strengthens-as-eskom-proposal-soothes-traders-nerves-2019-07-11 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Thu, 11 Jul 2019 15:05:00 +0200 525364 1562850672 1562850300 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 IRP will serve before Cabinet only in September as Nedlac process drags on https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irp-will-serve-before-cabinet-only-in-september-as-nedlac-process-drags-on-2019-07-11 Terence Creamer ENERGY Thu, 11 Jul 2019 14:23:00 +0200 525350 1562852832 1562847780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810989_resized_gwedemantashe12003181022.jpg Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe 511 287 Mashaba threatens to take Eskom to Nersa over Johannesburg power cuts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mashaba-threatens-to-take-eskom-to-nersa-over-johannesburg-power-cuts-2019-07-11-1 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Thu, 11 Jul 2019 10:05:00 +0200 525265 1562852163 1562832300 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810763_resized_hermanmashaba310220315duane.jpg Herman Mashaba 511 287 Eskom will not restore power to areas affected by illegal connections https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-will-not-restore-power-to-areas-affected-by-illegal-connections-2019-07-11 Sane Dhlamini Electricity Thu, 11 Jul 2019 09:53:00 +0200 525261 1562831863 1562831580 99999999999 David Shepherd 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810753_resized_electricitymeter1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Eskom has yet another headache – an $813m a year carbon tax bill https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-has-yet-another-headache-an-813m-a-year-carbon-tax-bill-2019-07-10 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Wed, 10 Jul 2019 08:20:00 +0200 525105 1562741593 1562739600 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 ‘Weak’ carbon tax to be significantly strengthened from 2023 – Treasury official https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/weak-carbon-tax-to-be-significantly-strengthened-from-2023-2019-07-09 Terence Creamer CARBON TAX Tue, 09 Jul 2019 16:15:00 +0200 525082 1562836935 1562681700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810397_resized_ismailmomoniat0719terence1022.jpeg National Treasury deputy director-general Ismail Momoniat 511 287 IEA energy efficiency commission gathers expertise from all walks of life https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iea-energy-efficiency-commission-gathers-expertise-from-all-walks-of-life-2019-07-09 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY EFFICIENCY Tue, 09 Jul 2019 13:01:00 +0200 525054 1562672043 1562670060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ramaphosa says he will discuss Zim's energy woes with Eskom https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-says-he-will-discuss-zims-energy-woes-with-eskom-2019-07-09 News24Wire Electricity Tue, 09 Jul 2019 09:18:00 +0200 524990 1562677845 1562656680 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810165_resized_cyrilramaphosa150520191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Zimbabwe power utility says needs $14m a month for imports https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-power-utility-says-needs-14m-a-month-for-imports-2019-07-08 Reuters ELECTRICITY Mon, 08 Jul 2019 12:51:00 +0200 524923 1562583175 1562583060 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Marubeni seeks sites and partners as it gears up for next renewables bid window https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/marubeni-seeks-sites-and-partners-as-it-gears-up-for-next-renewables-bid-window-2019-07-05 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 05 Jul 2019 16:10:00 +0200 524824 1562338561 1562335800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805977_resized_geexecutiveprojectdirectornthabisengkubheka1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78664_2019-06-18_ge_kusile_-_2.mp424139781GE executive project director Nthabiseng Kubheka discusses the company's full scope of work at Eskom's Kusile Power Station. Camwerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 24.05.2019 GE executive project director Nthabiseng Kubheka discusses the company's full scope of work at Eskom's Kusile Power Station. Camwerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 24.05.2019 ResponsAbility teams up with Southern African hydropower project developer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/responsability-teams-up-with-southern-african-hydropower-project-developer-2019-07-04 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 04 Jul 2019 15:00:00 +0200 524638 1562245291 1562245200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Valuation methods under microscope as secondary market for renewables picks up https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valuation-methods-under-microscope-as-secondary-market-for-renewables-picks-up-2019-07-04 Terence Creamer CORPORATE ACTIVITY Thu, 04 Jul 2019 14:40:00 +0200 524633 1562251226 1562244000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809422_resized_mohsinkhan1022.jpeg Deloitte Africa partner Mohsin Khan 511 287 SAWEA calls for urgent finalisation of the IRP https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sawea-calls-for-urgent-finalisation-of-the-irp-2019-07-04 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 04 Jul 2019 12:44:00 +0200 524615 1562237243 1562237040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809369_resized_renewableenergynoupoortwindfarm072019sawea1022.jpg Noupoort Wind Farm 511 287 DBSA partners with Apalia24 on DRC off-grid pilot project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dbsa-partners-with-apalia24-on-drc-off-grid-pilot-project-2019-07-04 Marleny Arnoldi SOLAR Thu, 04 Jul 2019 11:35:00 +0200 524604 1562234287 1562232900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 National Treasury briefs appropriations committees on R17bn payment to Eskom https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/national-treasury-briefs-appropriations-committees-on-r17bn-payment-to-eskom-2019-07-04 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Thu, 04 Jul 2019 09:39:00 +0200 524581 1562226100 1562225940 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Mpumalanga coal mines noncompliant with water use licence conditions – CER https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mpumalanga-coal-mines-noncompliant-with-water-use-licence-conditions-cer-2019-07-03 Marleny Arnoldi WATER/COAL Wed, 03 Jul 2019 16:27:00 +0200 524548 1562166220 1562164020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809206_resized_riverpollution1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Initial ‘just energy transition’ work points to need to cushion coal regions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/initial-just-energy-transition-work-points-to-need-to-cushion-coal-regions-2019-07-03 Terence Creamer JUST ENERGY TRANSITION Wed, 03 Jul 2019 12:35:00 +0200 524512 1562166185 1562150100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809126_resized_ntombifuthintuli1022.jpg CSIR research group leader for the energy industry Ntombifuthi Ntuli 511 287 South Africa weighs new support measures for struggling Eskom https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-weighs-new-support-measures-for-struggling-eskom-2019-07-03 Reuters ELECTRICITY Wed, 03 Jul 2019 11:35:00 +0200 524506 1562166248 1562146500 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809110_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287