Engineering News | Electricity Home https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/electricity Tue, 11 May 2021 13:30:56 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Regulator gears up to evaluate new discounted tariff deal for Hillside smelter https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regulator-gears-up-to-evaluate-new-discounted-tariff-deal-for-hillside-smelter-2021-05-11 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY REGULATION Tue, 11 May 2021 12:05:00 +0200 583767 1620728715 1620727500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000939042_resized_richardsbayhillsideaerial205211022.jpg The Hillside aluminium smelter 511 287 ‘New normal’ of elevated renewables deployments outlined in new market update https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-normal-of-elevated-renewables-deployments-outlined-in-new-market-update-2021-05-11 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 11 May 2021 07:15:00 +0200 583710 1620721051 1620710100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000938943_resized_solarwind0408gettyimages1163243711105211022.jpg 511 287 Redstone CSP reaches financial close, to start commercial operations in late 2023 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/redstone-csp-reaches-financial-close-to-start-commercial-operations-in-late-2023-2021-05-10 Schalk Burger RENEWABLES Mon, 10 May 2021 16:11:00 +0200 583704 1620664850 1620655860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000938934_resized_redstonecsp1022.jpg 511 287 Windaba to return to Cape Town convention centre this year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/windaba-to-return-to-cape-town-convention-centre-this-year-2021-05-10 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLES Mon, 10 May 2021 15:58:00 +0200 583701 1620655603 1620655080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 ‘Right policy changes’ could ignite R150bn in electricity investment by private firms https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/right-policy-changes-could-ignite-r150bn-in-electricity-investment-by-private-firms-2021-05-10 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY REFORM Mon, 10 May 2021 14:10:00 +0200 583688 1620656131 1620648600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000938895_resized_piasolarsolarcapitalpvplantdeaar4610221215duane.jpeg 511 287 Nersa urges stakeholders to join it in opposing Eskom’s latest court challenge https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nersa-urges-stakeholders-to-join-it-in-opposing-eskoms-latest-court-challenge-2021-05-10 Terence Creamer ENERGY REGULATION Mon, 10 May 2021 10:50:00 +0200 583655 1620661702 1620636600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000938827_resized_nersa10117duane1022.jpg 511 287 Eskom places senior coal procurement manager on suspension https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-places-senior-coal-procurement-manager-on-suspension-2021-05-07 Creamer Media Reporter ELECTRICITY Fri, 07 May 2021 17:31:00 +0200 583604 1620401676 1620401460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mergence gains majority ownership of Ejuva solar plants https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mergence-gains-majority-ownership-of-ejuva-solar-plants-2021-05-07 Schalk Burger RENEWABLES Fri, 07 May 2021 16:36:00 +0200 583602 1620399016 1620398160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Reforms needed to unlock private energy capacity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reforms-needed-to-unlock-private-energy-capacity-2021-05-07 Creamer Media Reporter Electricity Fri, 07 May 2021 14:31:00 +0200 583532 1620392501 1620390660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000938607_resized_1022x575secondtakeen.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85233_2021-05-07_secondtake_en_-_2.mp465383794Reforms needed to unlock private energy capacity Reforms needed to unlock private energy capacity Project focuses on guidelines for SMEs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/project-to-focus-on-efficiency-guidelines-for-smes-2021-04-22 Anna Moross Electricity Fri, 07 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 582342 1620109175 1620338400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000935948_resized_energyefficinecyncpcsashayramdharee04211022.jpg SASHAY RAMDHAREE The focus of the IEE project will be on providing these guidelines for SMEs in the commercial buildings, automotive, metal casting and agricultural processing industries 511 287 Energy efficient products offered to various industries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficient-products-offered-to-various-industries-2021-05-07 Anna Moross Electricity Fri, 07 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 582456 1619171266 1620338400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Portfolio ensures better efficiency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-liquid-cooled-drives-portfolio-to-ensure-better-energy-efficiency-2021-04-22 Anna Moross Electricity Fri, 07 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 582329 1620109175 1620338400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000935955_resized_energyefficinecyabbmotionliquidecooleddrives04211022.jpg LIQUID COOLED DRIVES This portfolio of liquid cooled drives technology includes a reduced footprint of up to 30% 511 287 Digitalisation key to energy efficiency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digitalisation-key-to-energy-efficiency-2021-05-07 Anna Moross Electricity Fri, 07 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 582203 1620109175 1620338400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000935602_resized_energyefficiencysanediswatsewaterplants04211022.jpg WASTEWATER EFFICINECY SANEDI in collaboration with DMRE are working on making wastewater treatment plants more efficient 511 287 New unit designed for efficiency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-integrated-unit-ensures-high-system-efficiency-2021-04-22 Anna Moross Electricity Fri, 07 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 582382 1620109175 1620338400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000936057_resized_energyefficieincybmgnordduodrive04211022.jpg NORD DUODRIVE BMG’s new NORD DuoDrive unit - an integrated geared unit that combines the recently launched NORD IE5+ synchronous motor and a single-stage helical gear unit in one compact housing - has been designed for optimum system efficiency. 511 287 Energy efficiency digital platform launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficiency-digital-platform-launched-2021-04-23 Anna Moross Electricity Fri, 07 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 582408 1620122781 1620338400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000936122_resized_energyeffciinecyecostruxure04211022.jpg ECOSTUXTURE AUTOMATION EXPERT The Ecostuxture Automation Expert is the engine that drives the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and enables the all-digital, all-electric world powered by sustainable, clean and plentiful electricity 511 287 Long delay in dividend flows to renewables-linked community trusts impeding effectiveness https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/long-delay-in-dividend-flows-to-renewables-linked-community-trusts-impeding-effectiveness-2021-05-06 Terence Creamer COMMUNITY OWNERSHIP Thu, 06 May 2021 16:30:00 +0200 583454 1620315207 1620311400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000938296_resized_solarpvdeaar1022.jpeg 511 287 IFC, Absa partner on green loan for energy projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ifc-absa-launch-green-loan-for-energy-projects-2021-05-06 Schalk Burger ENERGY/FINANCE Thu, 06 May 2021 16:18:00 +0200 583448 1620314713 1620310680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Production starts at Total’s Zinia project in Angola https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/production-starts-at-totals-zinia-project-in-angola-2021-05-06 Simone Liedtke OIL & GAS Thu, 06 May 2021 16:08:00 +0200 583439 1620310987 1620310080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000938270_resized_pazflorsfpsototal1022.jpg Pazflor's FPSO 511 287 Indebted Eskom balks at power deal offered by Turkish generator https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/indebted-eskom-balks-at-power-deal-offered-by-turkish-generator-2021-05-06 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Thu, 06 May 2021 09:36:00 +0200 583369 1620288395 1620286560 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Successful localisation programme requires consistent renewables procurement pipeline https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/successful-localisation-programme-requires-consistent-renewables-procurement-pipeline-2021-05-06 Schalk Burger RENEWABLES Thu, 06 May 2021 07:18:00 +0200 583337 1620284618 1620278280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Minerals Council encourages distributed generation for mining industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/minerals-council-encourages-distributed-generation-for-mining-industry-2021-05-05 Simone Liedtke ELECTRICITY Wed, 05 May 2021 16:51:00 +0200 583332 1620228709 1620226260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000938043_resized_miningrogerbaxterceochamberofmines0520161022.jpg Minerals Council CEO Roger Baxter 511 287 Ministerial determination sanctioning private power procurement would spur investment, clear ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ministerial-determination-sanctioning-private-power-procurement-would-spur-investment-clear-regulatory-blockages-2021-05-05 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 05 May 2021 16:10:00 +0200 583327 1620285663 1620223800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000938034_resized_solarwind0408gettyimages1163243711105211022.jpg 511 287 Programme launched to build green skills, enterprise development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/programme-launched-to-build-green-skills-enterprise-development-2021-05-05 Schalk Burger SKILLS DEVELOPMENT/JUST TRANISITION Wed, 05 May 2021 16:01:00 +0200 583326 1620224630 1620223260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Energy specialist encourages mines to consider hybrid energy systems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-specialist-encourages-mines-to-consider-hybrid-energy-systems-2021-05-05 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY IN MINING Wed, 05 May 2021 15:47:00 +0200 583322 1620223292 1620222420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 M&R's Clough awarded R1.1bn EPC contract for New South Wales power station https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mrs-clough-awarded-r11bn-epc-contract-for-new-south-wales-power-station-2021-05-05 Creamer Media Reporter INFRASTRUCTURE Wed, 05 May 2021 10:28:00 +0200 583255 1620205596 1620203280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Eskom calls union wage demands unaffordable in tense negotiation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-calls-union-wage-demands-unaffordable-in-tense-negotiation-2021-05-05 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Wed, 05 May 2021 08:34:00 +0200 583229 1620196575 1620196440 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 IEA report outlines urgent need to accelerate investment in critical minerals needed to drive ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iea-report-outlines-urgent-need-to-accelerate-investment-in-critical-minerals-to-drive-energy-transition-2021-05-05 Terence Creamer CRITICAL MINERALS Wed, 05 May 2021 07:30:00 +0200 583224 1620231148 1620192600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000937804_resized_lithiumorebaldhillaustralia2019bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 African miners note benefits of investing in renewables https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-mines-note-benefits-of-investing-in-renewables-2021-05-04 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY/DIVERSIFIED MINERS Tue, 04 May 2021 16:25:00 +0200 583215 1620391314 1620138300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000937861_resized_photovolaticelectricityplantavelardawndistributioncentresolar810220514duane.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85215_2021-05-04_centamin_-_2.mp463646132Centamin CEO Martin Horgan discusses why miners operating in Africa need to consider renewables to power their operations. (Video: Kutlwano Matlala; Editing: Nicholas Boyd) Centamin CEO Martin Horgan discusses why miners operating in Africa need to consider renewables to power their operations. (Video: Kutlwano Matlala; Editing: Nicholas Boyd) DFFE denies enviro authorisation for a new 30-year ash disposal facility at Kendal https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dffe-denies-enviro-authorisation-for-a-new-30-year-ash-disposal-facility-at-kendal-2021-05-04 Schalk Burger ENVIRONMENT Tue, 04 May 2021 15:21:00 +0200 583199 1620136518 1620134460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 BioTherm connects another wind farm to national grid https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biotherm-connects-another-wind-farm-to-national-grid-2021-05-04 Tasneem Bulbulia WIND ENERGY Tue, 04 May 2021 15:07:00 +0200 583194 1620314118 1620133620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000937747_resized_biothemgoldenvalleywindenergyfacility1022.jpg Golden Valley Wind Energy Facility 511 287 Appetite for renewables remains strong, despite economic uncertainties https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/appetite-for-renewables-remains-strong-despite-economic-uncertainties-2021-05-04 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 04 May 2021 14:40:00 +0200 583188 1620133920 1620132000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 EPC contracts for Sukari solar project awarded https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-energy-to-power-centamins-sukari-mine-into-the-future-juwi-renewables-2021-05-04 Simone Liedtke GOLD/ENERGY Tue, 04 May 2021 10:15:00 +0200 583143 1620134310 1620116100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000937741_resized_juwisukaripvsite20211022.jpg The Sukari mine site, in Egypt 511 287 French financier pledges support for Eskom’s ‘just energy transition’ strategy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/french-financier-pledges-support-for-eskoms-just-energy-transition-strategy-2021-05-03 Terence Creamer DEVELOPMENT FINANCE Mon, 03 May 2021 15:20:00 +0200 583096 1620130961 1620048000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000937538_resized_komaticoal.jpg The Komati power station 511 287 Raising distributed generator licence-exemption cap to 10 MW ‘does not go far enough’ https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/raising-distributed-generator-licence-exemption-cap-to-10-mw-does-not-go-far-enough-2021-05-03 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY REGULATION Mon, 03 May 2021 12:30:00 +0200 583059 1620055619 1620037800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000937469_resized_solarfarmresize1022.jpg 511 287 Climate commission to build on existing body of work as it finalises South Africa’s ‘just ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/climate-commission-to-build-on-existing-body-of-work-as-its-finalises-south-africas-just-transition-framework-2021-04-30 Terence Creamer JUST TRANSITION Fri, 30 Apr 2021 17:10:00 +0200 582976 1619796823 1619795400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000937259_resized_vallimoosa10141022duane.jpg Commission deputy chairperson Valli Moosa 511 287 EIUG welcomes zinc miner as a member https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eiug-welcomes-zinc-miner-as-a-member-2021-04-30 Schalk Burger ZINC Fri, 30 Apr 2021 16:22:00 +0200 582981 1619794520 1619792520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa's energy transition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-energy-transition-2021-04-30 Creamer Media Reporter Electricity Fri, 30 Apr 2021 10:15:00 +0200 582903 1619777142 1619770500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000937158_resized_1022x575secondtakeen.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85186_2021-04-30_secondtake_en_-_2.mp485140535South Africa's energy transition South Africa's energy transition