Engineering News | Energy Efficiency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/energy-efficiency Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:48:08 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Energy-saving LEDs illuminate hospital https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-saving-leds-illuminate-hospital-2019-05-30 Mc'Kyla Nortje Energy Efficiency Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521358 1560239896 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Programme to revive local foundries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/revival-of-local-foundries-sector-in-motion-2019-06-14 Mamaili Mamaila Energy Efficiency Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521126 1560239896 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802502_resized_southafricanfoundriesbloomberg1022.jpg RELEVANCE The NFTN facilitates the relevant skills and training projects to transfer knowledge in line with its skills development programme 511 287 NCPC-SA to drive resource efficiency in manufacturing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/programme-to-drive-local-resource-efficiency-in-manufacturing-2019-06-14 Mamaili Mamaila Energy Efficiency Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521131 1560239896 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802473_resized_ncpcwatermanagement022017jpg1022.jpg GREEN ECONOMY The manufacturing sector has not been growing because of its mounting challenges 511 287 Producer achieves 35% emission reduction, supports carbon tax https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cement-producer-achieves-35-carbon-emission-reduction-supports-carbon-tax-2019-05-23 Cameron Mackay Energy Efficiency Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520728 1559824965 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801105_resized_afrisam1022.jpg CARBON TAX COMPLICATIONS AfriSam has significantly reduced its carbon emissions 511 287 BMG extends supply of gearboxes and variators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-extends-supply-of-gearboxes-and-variators-2019-05-07 Cameron Mackay Energy Efficiency Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519046 1558361612 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797647_resized_piasolarspvsolartrackingsystems0520191022.jpg TRACKING THE SUN BMG’s Varvel worm gearboxes are installed on solar panels to ensure that they are in an ideal position to track the sun 511 287 Vert supplies Leroy-Somer motors in Southern Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vert-supplies-leroy-somer-motors-in-southern-africa-2019-05-03 Cameron Mackay Energy Efficiency Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518798 1558361611 1558648800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797104_resized_atexinductionmotor0520191022.jpg SAFETY IN EXTREME CONDITIONS The range is ideal for pump, ventilation, agitator and mixed applications in refineries, pipelines, petrochemicals and food industries 511 287 Company introduces new ACS6080 drive https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/abb-introduces-new-acs6080-drive-2019-05-07-1 Cameron Mackay Energy Efficiency Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519044 1558361612 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797640_resized_acs6080mediumvoltagedrive0520191022.jpg VERSATILE CONTROL The ACS6080 controls all types of AC motors including induction, synchronous and permanent magnet, without the need for different software 511 287 New VSD software offers energy savings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vsd-software-offers-energy-savings-2019-05-03 Cameron Mackay Energy Efficiency Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518796 1558361611 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797380_resized_thewegcfwdrivesrange0520191022.jpg LIGHTEN THE LOAD While there are a variety of different sized motors that will have different efficiencies, energy savings increase exponentially as the load decreases 511 287 Pioneering system holds huge potential for microgrids https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pioneering-system-holds-huge-potential-for-microgrids-2019-05-23 Kim Cloete ENERGY Thu, 23 May 2019 14:45:00 +0200 520704 1558616600 1558615500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Winter plan: Eskom requires efficient use of electricity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/winter-plan-eskom-requires-efficient-use-of-electricity-2019-05-17 Mamaili Mamaila Energy Efficiency Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518486 1557817858 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796370_resized_eskommedupi200413duane1022.jpg ESKOM We promise to keep our customers informed about the state of our power system on a continuous basis 511 287 Eskom unbundling will allow for efficient and effective management https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-unbundling-will-allow-for-efficient-and-effective-management-2019-04-17 Mamaili Mamaila Energy Efficiency Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518164 1557817861 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796178_resized_eskomprofessorsampsonmamphweli1705191022.jpg SAMPSON MAMPHWELI There is a greater need for a balanced energy mix between coal, gas and renewable energy 511 287 Nuclear is a solution to Eskom’s woes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-is-a-solution-to-eskom-woes-2019-05-17 Mamaili Mamaila Energy Efficiency Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518383 1557817857 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798184_resized_mamailimamailadavenicholls0419dylan1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78344_2019-04-24_david_nicholis_-_2.mp473945919Retired Eskom Chief Nuclear Officer David Nicholls discusses the power utility, scan the barcode with your phones QR reader, or go to ‘Video Reports’ on www.engineeringnews.co.za/ Camerawork: Christo Greyling. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 24.04.2019 Retired Eskom Chief Nuclear Officer David Nicholls discusses the power utility, scan the barcode with your phones QR reader, or go to ‘Video Reports’ on www.engineeringnews.co.za/ Camerawork: Christo Greyling. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 24.04.2019 Release of IRP 'imminent' – Energy Minister https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/release-of-irp-imminent-energy-minister-2019-05-14 African News Agency Energy Efficiency Tue, 14 May 2019 12:00:00 +0200 519534 1557841747 1557828000 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798821_resized_jeffradebe280320191022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 Unreliability of coal power stations calls for a nuclear solution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unreliability-of-coal-power-stations-calls-for-a-nuclear-solution-2019-05-10 Mamaili Mamaila Energy Efficiency Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517924 1556885086 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795110_resized_nuclearindustrynuclearafricaredcollarnucleartechnician1005191022.jpg UPSKILLING It is difficult to create new programmes and qualifications when there is so much resistance towards the industry from government in terms of having nuclear energy play a more important role in the power sector 511 287 BMG World accredited as Eaton’s exclusive warranty centre in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-world-accredited-as-eatons-exclusive-warranty-centre-in-africa-2019-04-16 Cameron Mackay Energy Efficiency Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517329 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793901_resized_bmgnickymuller0420191022.jpg NICKY MULLER The warranty centre’s local team is headed up by Muller and has benefited from a recent skills upliftment programme 511 287 Hydraulic fluid reduces energy consumption https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-fluid-reduces-energy-consumption-2019-04-12 Cameron Mackay Energy Efficiency Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517177 1556526121 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793647_resized_partfromhydraulicsystem0420191022.jpg ESSENTIAL OILS When the oil reaches the end-of-life phase and must be disposed, high-performance oils can be formulated to have a reduced environmental impact 511 287 Company making inroads into embedded generation generators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-making-inroads-into-embedded-generation-generators-2019-04-26 Halima Frost Energy Efficiency Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516706 1555580952 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792556_resized_generatorshimoinsagcontainer04191022.jpg DUCKS IN A ROW If installed and maintained correctly, a genset can minimise operational costs on site 511 287 Generator company offers contingency planning assistance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/generator-company-offers-contingency-planning-assistance-2019-04-26 Halima Frost Energy Efficiency Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516711 1554819749 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792566_resized_generatorsaggreko04191022.jpg MASTER PLAN Aggreko helps clients plan for the unexpected 511 287 Sanedi’s reflective roof coatings pilot moves to scale https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanedis-reflective-roof-coatings-pilot-moves-to-scale-2019-04-24 Schalk Burger ENERGY EFFICIENCY Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:57:00 +0200 517915 1556099453 1556096220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795100_resized_sanedicoolsurfaces4191022.jpg Reflective coating 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 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 Energy Efficiency Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516529 1555572027 1555624800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 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 Energy Efficiency 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 GIZ launches tender for LED streetlights https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/giz-launches-tender-for-led-streetlights-2019-04-16 Simone Liedtke ENERGY EFFICIENCY Tue, 16 Apr 2019 09:55:00 +0200 517322 1555572183 1555401300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 CSIR engineers warn of increasing electricity prices, advise on load-shedding mitigation measures https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-engineers-warn-of-increasing-electricity-prices-advise-on-load-shedding-mitigation-measures-2019-03-28 Simone Liedtke ELECTRICITY Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:31:00 +0200 515566 1553844114 1553776260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790116_resized_blackriversolarpark21022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/77891_csir-loadshedding_residential_v1.1.pdf975437To see a copy of CSIR principal engineer Jarrad Wright's presentation on load-shedding mitigation tips for households, please click here. To see a copy of CSIR principal engineer Jarrad Wright's presentation on load-shedding mitigation tips for households, please click here. No load shedding anticipated for the coming week, says Eskom https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-load-shedding-anticipated-for-the-coming-week-says-eskom-2019-03-25 African News Agency Energy Efficiency Mon, 25 Mar 2019 08:01:00 +0200 515023 1553493864 1553493660 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788854_resized_loadsheddingpowerelectricityflamegasstove31214duane1022.jpg 511 287 PEWA to focus on women and youth participation in energy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pewa-to-focus-on-women-and-youth-participation-in-energy-2019-03-15 Mamaili Mamaila Energy Efficiency Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513050 1552313816 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784672_resized_powerandelectricityengergy030718adobestock1022.jpg ELECTRIFYING AFRICA Event organiser aims to host 8000 attendees at the 2019 Power and Electricity World Africa conference 511 287 'High risk' of load shedding on Tuesday, says Eskom https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-risk-of-load-shedding-on-tuesday-says-eskom-2019-03-12 News24Wire Energy Efficiency Tue, 12 Mar 2019 09:33:00 +0200 513985 1552376145 1552375980 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000786571_resized_loadsheddingpowerelectricityflameparaffin310221214duane.jpg 511 287 Energy efficient lighting solution successfully installed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficient-lighting-solution-successfully-installed-2019-02-22 Thabi Madiba Energy Efficiency Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510828 1550570856 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779529_resized_industrialcommerciallightingbekaschredergardencourt070220191022.jpg ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTS BEKA LEDpost bollards and LEDduo up- and downlighters illuminate the hotel 511 287 African market is opening up to corporate PPAs – Baker McKenzie https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-market-is-opening-up-to-corporate-ppas-baker-mckenzie-2019-02-15 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:23:00 +0200 511795 1550240723 1550240580 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 Energy Efficiency 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 Power utility business models set to change https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-utility-business-models-set-to-change-2019-01-24 Paige Müller Energy Efficiency Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509632 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777608_resized_eskommedupipowerstationpowerlinelephalalelimpopo10214duane1022.jpg A CHANGING FUTURE Several disruptive forces are set to threaten the traditional power utility business model 511 287 Hospital group’s impressive energy savings journey recognised https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/netcare-hospital-group-improving-energy-efficiency-2019-02-15 Schalk Burger Energy Efficiency Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509995 1549952200 1550181600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Opinion: Are there really more jobs in coal than in renewables? https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-are-there-really-more-jobs-in-coal-than-in-renewables-2019-02-12 Tobias Bischof-Niemz Transition Talk Tue, 12 Feb 2019 10:00:00 +0200 511262 1549981902 1549958400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780541_resized_tobiasbischoffniemz08181022.jpeg Dr Tobias Bischof-Niemz 511 287 Electrical equipment group aims to penetrate new markets with integrated offering https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electrical-equipment-group-aims-to-penetrate-new-markets-with-integrated-offering-2019-02-12 Terence Creamer ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT Tue, 12 Feb 2019 09:10:00 +0200 511246 1549966134 1549955400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780511_resized_siegfried.jpg Zest WEG Group CEO Siegfried Kreutzfeld 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/77376_2019-02-06_zest_-_3.mp426164928Zest WEG Group CEO Siegfried Kreutzfeld in conversation with Engineering News Editor Terence Creamer on the group's growth strategy. Camera Work & Editing: Darlene Creamer. Zest WEG Group CEO Siegfried Kreutzfeld in conversation with Engineering News Editor Terence Creamer on the group's growth strategy. Camera Work & Editing: Darlene Creamer. Sanedi ready to support the mining industry in energy efficiency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanedi-ready-to-support-the-mining-industry-in-energy-efficiency-2019-02-06 Kim Cloete ENERGY EFFICIENCY Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:37:00 +0200 510669 1549437880 1549435020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779222_resized_aurorawindfarm21022.jpg 511 287 Next generation of ‘smart lighting’ to be showcased at Taiwan expo https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/taiwan-international-lighting-show-to-illuminate-next-era-of-smart-lighting-2019-02-01 Simone Liedtke LIGHTING Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509407 1548749396 1548972000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776449_resized_shinyulightingcompanyproductrangedisplaytaiwan012019simoneliedtke1022.jpg ON DISPLAY Industrial lighting company ShinyU Lighting Company puts its products on show 511 287 Project helps industry achieve energy and cost savings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/project-helps-industry-achieve-energy-and-cost-savings-2019-01-25 Thabi Madiba Energy Efficiency Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 507433 1548081092 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000772249_resized_steamboilers01518bloomberg1022.jpg INSPECTION The IEE project calculates boiler plant and heat exchanger efficiencies, quantifies boiler and system losses, and establishes the cost of steam generation 511 287