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Generators, Alternators & Power Supply

Switching solutions for the renewables industry

20th November 2020 A range of US-manufactured power contactors and switches specifically suited to the renewables industry, is now available in South Africa. Johannesburg-based Denver Technical is the South African distributor of a number of GIGAVAC products, such as high voltage relays, power contactors and switches. 

Jozi Power Limited

16th November 2020 Jozi Power Limited owns, operates and maintains a fleet of containerised 500kW, 1MW and 2MW diesel generator sets. Our clients are mines and other large industrial consumers in Africa. 

Jozi Power Limited

Improved turbine technology on offer for SA’s wind energy market

13th November 2020 The development of a direct drive, gearless wind turbine by Zest WEG is seen as key to the company’s plans to grow its client base among wind farm developers in South Africa and the rest of Africa.   The company notes that its 4.2 MW wind turbine solution is an addition to its initial offering of... 

Improved turbine technology on offer for SA’s wind energy market
WEG’s direct drive gearless wind turbine solution promotes higher energy efficiency

Universal GIS bypass solution for substations

23rd October 2020 A transportable universal cable system up to 132 kV has been developed for rapid use in the event of gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) failures in substations. PFISTERER developed and supplied the system for the Spanish high-voltage grid operator Red Eléctrica de España (REE), in an EU-funded... 

Universal GIS bypass solution for substations
The PFISTERER Universal GIS bypass solution housed within a transportable container

Gas turbine gensets generate power and produce useful exhaust gas

7th August 2020 Gas turbine generator sets (gensets) designed to deliver energy solutions that reduce a company’s reliance on power utilities, have the added benefit of being able to capture the high temperature exhaust gas and use it for a range of heating applications within a factory. The 1.8 MW OP16 gas... 

Gas turbine gensets generate power and produce useful exhaust gas
The Opra gas turbine generator set

Genset solves hospital’s standby power needs

24th July 2020 A generator set (genset) installation at a Cape Town private hospital will provide a plug-and-play solution that is said to offer high reliability and minimal downtime. The genset was designed to suit the hospital’s severe space constraints and the generator, transformer and remote radiator were... 

Genset solves hospital’s standby power needs
The genset installation provided by Zest WEG

Maintenance of diesel gensets highlighted 

10th July 2020 Diesel generator sets (gensets) systems should be checked regularly and maintained correctly, especially when there are long periods of inactivity such as the recent lockdown, asserts a leading diesel service provider. With load-shedding expected to return as South Africa moves out of the... 

Maintenance of diesel gensets highlighted
Specialist repairs on a generator diesel injection system underway at Reef Fuel Injection Services

Promise of power protection in unstable conditions

19th June 2020 Unstable electricity conditions are seen as key considerations for small to medium-sized businesses in developing markets such as South Africa. An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) unit has been developed to handle a wide voltage range and inconsistent power conditions, offering businesses the... 

Promise of power protection in unstable conditions
The APC Easy UPS 1 Ph Online UPS from Schneider Electric

New division rolls out diesel generators

30th April 2020 A new a range of diesel generators is now on offer, starting from 12 kVA, single phase units, up to 1 MVA 400 V three-phase generators.  The generators are supplied by Megagen, a new division of Megadrive Automation. The division assesses customers’ needs by conducting load analysis over a period... 

New division rolls out diesel generators
A Megagen genset

Local transformers for renewable energy projects

27th March 2020 A local transformer manufacturing facility has supplied 36 specialised photovoltaic (PV) transformers to a solar energy generation plant in the Northern Cape. Conventional distribution transformers are not adequate for renewable energy applications and distribution photovoltaic (DPV) solar energy... 

Local transformers for renewable energy projects
A completed WEG PV transformer supplied for use at a solar energy generation plant

Compact battery pack powers cordless tools

20th February 2020 A high power battery pack for cordless drills, drivers, jigsaws and other battery-powered assembly tools is seen as an ideal power source for tools that require ergonomics, portability and ease of handling. The compact design of the Li-HighPower battery pack with 4.0 Ah capacity makes it 20%... 

Compact battery pack powers cordless tools
The Li-HighPower battery pack for portable power tools

Quick repair puts turbine generator back to work

14th February 2020 A 40 MW turbine generator was recently repaired on a fast-track schedule, with an undertaking to have the generator back in operation within three months. The emergency repairs were required after the generator broke down, with damage including failed bearings on the generator train. All four... 

Himoinsa

15th November 2019 HIMOINSA Southern Africa provide Sales, Rental, OEM parts and Maintenance support for Generators and Lighting Towers across the region. Solutions based, bespoke, turnkey applications from 3kVA to multi-megawatt installations.  

Doosan International SA (Pty) Ltd

15th November 2019 Portable Diesel Compressors, Generators, Hydraulic Rockbreakers   

Doosan International SA (Pty) Ltd

Rand-Air

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th November 2019 With 10 branches & agencies spread across Southern Africa and an extensive fleet of over 700 Atlas Copco compressors and generators, Rand-Air can truly claim to be the market leader in portable compressed air and power generation rental.  When you expect nothing less than zero defect, Rand-Air... 

Rand-Air

Diesel Electric Services

15th November 2019 Product range: Generators (Diesel/Gas) UPS's Power Factor Correction Voltage Stabilisers MV and LV Cabling and Reticulation Real Time Diesel Fuel Management / Monitoring Transformers Trailer Generator Sets Bulk Fuel Tanks Hybrid Solutions Harmonic Filters Oil/Water Separation Motor Control... 

Mahindra South Africa

14th November 2019 One of the world's leading global conglomerates, Mahindra & Mahindra entered the field of Power Generation in 2002. A leading supplier of silent generators, especially to the Telecom sector, with an installed based of more than 500 000 generators worldwide is now available in South Africa. We... 

Mahindra South Africa

Atlas Copco Industrial SA (Pty) Ltd

14th November 2019 Atlas Copco Power Technique Southern Africa provides Air, Power, Light and Flow solutions through products such as mobile compressors, pumps, light towers and generators. We also offer pneumatic, hydraulic and petrol driven hand held equipment for any light construction and demolition needs. You... 

Atlas Copco Industrial SA (Pty) Ltd

Customised e-house installed at South African port

6th August 2019 A multi-level electrical house or e-house has been supplied as a fit-for-purpose oil and gas sector application at a major South African port. An e-house is a customised, pre-assembled power distribution substation that is delivered to site as a fully assembled and integrated ‘plug-and-play’ unit. 

Gen sets locally manufactured to meet African demands

By: Tracy Hancock     13th June 2019 Starting as an importer of small household generator sets from China, Pretoria-based commercial and industrial diesel generator supplier Maverick Generators has grown into a local manufacturer, offering the African market products designed to withstand the continent’s harsh operating conditions.... 

Gen sets locally manufactured to meet African demands

Generator sets unveiled

14th May 2019 A number of generator sets were on display at Middle East Electricity (MEE) 2019 in Dubai, where a new natural gas generator was unveiled. The generator is designed to operate in extreme conditions, for a range of sectors, such as mining, manufacturing, shopping malls and hospitals and has a... 

Alternative power solutions to load-shedding problems

7th May 2019 A range of alternative power solutions, to manage the effects of load-shedding, has been made available. Features such as full load acceptance for critical equipment make the technology particularly suited to dealing with load-shedding in mines, factories, small businesses and the residential... 

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