Engineering News | Generators and Standby Power https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/generators-and-standby-power Sat, 28 Nov 2020 19:47:40 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Cummins – A global power leader during times of crisis https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cummins-a-global-power-leader-during-times-of-crisis-2020-04-17 Creamer Media Reporter Generators and Standby Power Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550423 1588665007 1588888800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866097_resized_allmajor1022.jpg 511 287 Cleaner power demand boosts gas genset sales https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-for-cleaner-power-boosts-gas-genset-sales-2020-04-17 Halima Frost Generators and Standby Power Fri, 17 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 548950 1587108289 1587074400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000862988_resized_generatorsfrostsullivan1022.jpg SWITCHED ON According to Frost & Sullivan a growing interest in gas-powered generator sets has been experienced in Europe 511 287 Power supplier targets datacentres https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-supplier-targets-datacentres-2020-04-17 Halima Frost Generators and Standby Power Fri, 17 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 548951 1587108315 1587074400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000862992_resized_generatorsaksasaudidatacentre1022.jpg DATACENTRIC Maintaining power is core to the successful running of data centres according to Aksa Power Generation 511 287 Cleaner LPG and natural gas generators making inroads in local market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cleaner-lpg-and-natural-gas-generators-making-inroads-in-local-market-2020-04-17 Halima Frost Generators and Standby Power Fri, 17 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550076 1587108338 1587074400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000865312_resized_generatorssustainpower1022.jpg WHAT A GAS A new liquefied petroleum gas-powered generator is now available for South African businesses and homes 511 287 Company to introduce standby power system in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-to-introduce-standby-power-system-in-s-africa-2020-04-17 Halima Frost Generators and Standby Power Fri, 17 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 549058 1587108363 1587074400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000863214_resized_generatorseatonxstorage1022.jpg BATTER UP The battery on the xStorage system allows for power to be stored and harnessed for use when needed 511 287 Generator company awarded second energy contract https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/generator-company-awarded-second-energy-contract-2020-04-17 Halima Frost Generators and Standby Power Fri, 17 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 549057 1587108392 1587074400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000863210_resized_generatorshimoinsasibanye1022.jpg ENERGY SUPPLEMENT Pharmaceutical firms can power their manufacturing plant using Himoinsa’s rental options 511 287 Growth of 6.6% for portable generators anticipated by 2022 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growth-of-66-for-portable-generators-anticipated-by-2022-2019-11-21 Mc'Kyla Nortje Generators and Standby Power Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 538750 1575356477 1575583200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Generators remain a valuable solution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/generators-remain-a-valuable-solution-2019-11-21 Mc'Kyla Nortje Generators and Standby Power Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 538782 1575356477 1575583200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000840224_resized_masterpowertechnology11191022.jpg ENGINEERED POWER SOLUTIONS Master Power Technologies specialises in the supply, installation and after-sales servicing of a comprehensive range of engineered power solutions 511 287 Cost calculator developed for industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cost-calculator-sums-up-financial-impact-of-not-having-backup-power-2019-11-21 Mc'Kyla Nortje Generators and Standby Power Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 538736 1575356478 1575583200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000840032_resized_himoinsagenerators0718dylan1022.jpg TAILORED PRODUCTS Himoinsa’s detailed knowledge of the market has enabled it to develop increasingly tailored products for clients 511 287 Company introduces new natural gas generator series https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-introduces-new-natural-gas-generator-series-2019-11-21 Mc'Kyla Nortje Generators and Standby Power Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 538731 1575356477 1575583200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000840035_resized_cumminspowerhubmidrandofficelogo0319dylan1022.jpg ENGINE ADJUSTMENTS The efficiency of the HSK78G is maintained by automatic engine adjustments, which account for fuel quality changes and quick load-step performance 511 287 Company provides solutions for sectioned refinery shutdown https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-provides-solutions-for-sectioned-refinery-shutdown-2019-11-21 Mc'Kyla Nortje Generators and Standby Power Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 538743 1575356477 1575583200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company to procure gas-powered gensets from specialist https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-to-procure-gas-powered-gensets-from-specialist-2019-11-21 Mc'Kyla Nortje Generators and Standby Power Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 538746 1578303006 1575583200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000840051_resized_rollsroyce2g11191022.jpg PROCURING GENSETS Rolls-Royce is to procure gas-powered generator sets and cogeneration modules in the 250 kW to 550 kW power range with and without heat extraction 511 287 Company launched natural gas gensets at electricity show in Dubai https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/natural-gas-gensets-launched-at-electricity-show-2019-04-26 Halima Frost Generators and Standby Power Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516681 1555580952 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792496_resized_generatorscummins04191022.jpg NEXT GEN GEN Cummins launched the HSK78G gas generator series last month 511 287 Generator supplier helps combat load-shedding impact https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/generator-supplier-helps-combat-load-shedding-impact-2019-04-26 Halima Frost Generators and Standby Power Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516550 1555580952 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792217_resized_generatorszestwegdoodan04191022.jpg HOT HOT HOT The Doosan generator is one of the long term - mid range - solutions Zest WEG offers 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 Generators and Standby Power 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 Generators and Standby Power 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 Compressor supplier offering containerised solution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/compressor-supplier-offering-containerised-solution-2019-04-09 Halima Frost Generators and Standby Power Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516678 1554819767 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792492_resized_generatorsrandairpowerlift04191022.jpg POWER LIFT The containerized generators offer power to remote areas 511 287 Maverick Generators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maverick-generators-2019-04-26 Creamer Media Reporter Generators and Standby Power Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517717 1555590318 1556229600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794725_resized_85031022.jpg 511 287 Local manufacturer supplies backup power to new Sandton development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-manufacturer-supplies-backup-power-to-new-sandton-development-2018-12-07 Shannon de Ryhove GENERATORS & STANDBY POWER Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505399 1543910549 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 TwinPower generator doubles the power, flexibility of containerised gensets https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/twinpower-generator-doubles-the-power-flexibility-of-containerised-gensets-2018-12-07 Shannon de Ryhove GENERATORS & STANDBY POWER Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505094 1543910549 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Ventilation key to genset safety https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ventilation-key-to-genset-safety-2018-12-07 Mc'Kyla Nortje Generators and Standby Power Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505424 1543910549 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767912_resized_resizedgeneratorsceomichaelvanniekerkaspfire1120181022.jpg MICHAEL VAN NIEKERK Generators can be a potential source of fire ignition, owing to the high temperatures of the manifold, if not stored correctly 511 287 Eskom to increase OCGT use at certain power stations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-to-increase-ocgt-use-at-certain-power-stations-2018-12-07 Mc'Kyla Nortje Generators and Standby Power Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505414 1544166347 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Power generation rental popular in developing, underdeveloped countries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-generation-rental-popular-in-developing-countries-2018-04-27 Victor Moolman Generators and Standby Power Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483845 1524227647 1524780000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Local company invests in significant rental fleet expansion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-invests-in-significant-rental-fleet-expansion-2018-04-27 Victor Moolman Generators and Standby Power Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483883 1524227646 1524780000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New gensets introduced at Middle East Electricity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-introduces-new-engines-at-middle-east-electricity-2018-04-27 Victor Moolman Generators and Standby Power Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483816 1524227646 1524780000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Site survey recommended before installing power backup system https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/site-survey-recommended-before-installing-power-backup-system-2018-04-27 Victor Moolman Generators and Standby Power Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483818 1524227646 1524780000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Power storage tech development on the rise https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-assessing-way-technology-will-change-electricity-generation-2018-04-27 Victor Moolman Generators and Standby Power Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483925 1524227647 1524780000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719977_resized_himoinsageneratorsets0320171022.jpg POWER GENERATION The company provides several power generation, distribution and storage systems worldwide 511 287 Company operating under new name https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-generators-and-motor-division-operating-under-new-name-2018-04-27 Victor Moolman Generators and Standby Power Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483814 1524484383 1524780000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Electric vehicle growth puts pressure on nickel supply https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-vehicle-growth-puts-pressure-on-nickel-supply-2017-12-08 Robyn Wilkinson Generators and Standby Power Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471892 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693847_resized_seanmulshawwoodmackenzie1120171022.jpg SEAN MULSHAW An increase in demand for passenger electric vehicles will be driven predominantly by the Asia-Pacific region – especially China – as well as Europe and North America 511 287 Energy efficient transformers reduce financial and environmental costs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficient-transformers-reduce-financial-and-environmental-costs-2017-12-08 Robyn Wilkinson Generators and Standby Power Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471901 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693891_resized_unknown.jpeg GREEN TECHNOLOGY Legrand’s cast resin transformers have no risk of insulating fluid losses and are a low fire hazard, even when operating in harsh environments 511 287 Quality reprioritised in local battery market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quality-reprioritised-in-local-battery-market-2017-12-08 Robyn Wilkinson Generators and Standby Power Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471890 1512735754 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693840_resized_northstaraceblueaztec1120171022.jpg POSITIVE RESPONSE NorthStar ACE was launched in South Africa this year and Aztec has seen a positive local market response to its advanced capabilities 511 287 Himoinsa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/himoinsa-2017-04-28 Zandile Mavuso Generators and Standby Power Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:58:00 +0200 448958 1503392350 1503392280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644151_resized_0000640677angolapowerplant1022.jpg 511 287 Experts positive despite industry challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/experts-positive-despite-industry-challenges-2017-04-07 Johane Turkstra Generators and Standby Power Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449325 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641618_resized_gphartisinalworker04171022.jpg INDUSTRY CHALLENGE There is a need for artisan mechanical skills in the generator industry 511 287 Cordless tool battery offers 80% more power than previous models https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cordless-tool-battery-offers-80-more-power-than-previous-models-2017-04-07 Johane Turkstra Generators and Standby Power Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449568 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642256_resized_boschcoregba18v63herobattery03171022.jpg BOSCH GBA18V63 CORE18V LITHIUM-ION 6.3 AH BATTERY A stronger and longer-lasting battery performance in high-load applications 511 287 Company expands its range of portable generators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expands-portable-generator-range-2017-04-07 Johane Turkstra Generators and Standby Power Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449570 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642260_resized_atlascopcomobilegeneratorsqesrange0420171022.jpg MOBILE GENERATORS FAMILY The new additions are the QES 60, QES 85, QES 105, QES 120, QES 150 and QES 200 511 287 Interrupted grid energy supply stimulates energy-storage growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/interrupted-grid-energy-supply-stimulates-energy-storage-growth-2017-04-28 Johane Turkstra Generators and Standby Power Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449589 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642303_resized_gridpowerruralafricapowerinfracture032017jpg1022.jpg POWER STORAGE Demand for backup power has increased, owing to interruptions in grid power supply 511 287 Generator servicing lessens fire hazard risk https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/generator-servicing-lessens-fire-hazard-risk-2017-04-28 Johane Turkstra Generators and Standby Power Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449290 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641523_resized_aspfire11015duane2jpg1022.jpg GENERATOR FIRES Flammable liquid and hot components can easily cause a fire 511 287 Off-grid solutions prove highly effective for specified needs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/off-grid-solutions-prove-highly-effective-for-specified-needs-2017-04-28 Johane Turkstra Generators and Standby Power Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449584 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642283_resized_cumminsqsk95hedgehogmostpowerfulenginefromcummins032017jpg1022.jpg QSK 95 HEDGEHOG Cummins specialises in the design and manufacture of pre-integrated generator sets from 8 kVA to 3 300 kVA 511 287