Engineering News | Renewable Energy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/renewable-energy-1 Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:41:20 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Renewable Energy 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 1563357532 1563355020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812063_resized_fuelcellconference0719martincreamer1022.jpg Dr Ferdinand Panik 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 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 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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809839_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine1610220114duane.jpeg 511 287 ‘Structural disconnect’ to blame for South Africa’s de-industrialisation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/structural-disconnect-to-blame-for-south-africas-de-industrialisation-2019-07-05 Simone Liedtke MANUFACTURING Fri, 05 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0200 524665 1562308576 1562306400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809492_resized_martyndavies204151022duane.jpg Deloitte emerging markets and Africa MD Dr Martyn Davies 511 287 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 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 Zambia, Zimbabwe to start building Batoka power plant next year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-zimbabwe-to-start-building-batoka-power-plant-next-year-2019-07-02 Reuters ENERGY Tue, 02 Jul 2019 14:17:00 +0200 524411 1562069908 1562069820 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Enel Green Power starts Garob wind farm construction https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enel-green-power-starts-garob-wind-farm-construction-2019-07-02 Marleny Arnoldi WIND Tue, 02 Jul 2019 14:11:00 +0200 524408 1562069735 1562069460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 ELB pours first concrete at Ngodwana biomass power project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/elb-pours-first-concrete-at-ngodwana-biomass-power-project-2019-07-01 Marleny Arnoldi BIOMASS Mon, 01 Jul 2019 16:00:00 +0200 524301 1562074670 1561989600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808674_resized_elbkcccivilworksatngodwanabiomassproject0720191022.jpg ELB starts civil works at Ngodwana biomass power project 511 287 Conco wins eSwatini solar power project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conco-wins-eswatini-solar-power-project-2019-06-28 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Fri, 28 Jun 2019 11:11:00 +0200 524130 1561713223 1561713060 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Natura welcomes Namibia’s new energy framework https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/natura-welcomes-namibias-new-energy-framework-2019-06-28 Marleny Arnoldi SOLAR Fri, 28 Jun 2019 09:45:00 +0200 524097 1561708389 1561707900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Collaboration ensures reliable energy solutions for water pumpstations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-ensures-reliable-energy-solutions-for-water-pumpstations-2019-06-12 Khutso Maphatsoe Renewable Energy Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522554 1561027751 1561672800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805510_resized_ifatafricafeaturehimoinsagenerator0620191022.jpg FORWARD THINKING Himoinsa is investing in research and development, and has launched several products that will effectively integrate with hybrid power solutions 511 287 Zambia directs State power firm to take cost-cutting measures https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-directs-state-power-firm-to-take-cost-cutting-measures-2019-06-27 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 27 Jun 2019 10:55:00 +0200 523928 1561625858 1561625700 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Opinion: Why solar is an attractive solution for small firms https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-why-solar-is-an-attractive-solution-for-small-firms-2019-06-27 Creamer Media Reporter ENERGY Thu, 27 Jun 2019 09:07:00 +0200 523898 1561620007 1561619220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000807735_resized_solarpv11022.jpg 511 287 Jobs spin-offs in focus as South Africa’s rooftop solar installed base grows beyond 400 MW https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jobs-spin-offs-in-focus-as-south-africas-rooftop-solar-installed-base-grows-beyond-400-mw-2019-06-25 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:00:00 +0200 523737 1561474521 1561471200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000807404_resized_blackriversolarpark21022.jpg 511 287 Kibo mulls renewables cogeneration opportunities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kibo-mulls-renewables-cogeneration-opportunities-2019-06-24 Simone Liedtke COAL / RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 24 Jun 2019 16:11:00 +0200 523589 1561387579 1561385460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa, China sign deal to partner in Square Kilometer Array https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-china-sign-deal-to-partner-in-square-kilometer-array-2019-06-24 African News Agency Renewable Energy Mon, 24 Jun 2019 15:14:00 +0200 523578 1561384796 1561382040 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000807041_resized_skaallnight1full1022.jpg 511 287 Perdekraal East Wind Farm turbine foundations completed ahead of schedule https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/perdekraal-east-wind-farm-turbine-foundations-completed-ahead-of-schedule-2019-06-24 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 24 Jun 2019 11:54:00 +0200 523543 1561370191 1561370040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000806970_resized_renewableenergyperdekraaleastwindfarmfinalfoundations0620191022.jpg 511 287 Wild weather is endangering world's oldest form of clean power https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wild-weather-is-endangering-worlds-oldest-form-of-clean-power-2019-06-24 Bloomberg HYDROPOWER Mon, 24 Jun 2019 09:00:00 +0200 523483 1561361200 1561359600 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 GE wins bid to build $4bn Zambia-Zimbabwe hydropower plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ge-wins-bid-to-build-4bn-zambia-zimbabwe-hydropower-plant-2019-06-21 Bloomberg HYDROPOWER Fri, 21 Jun 2019 08:51:00 +0200 523350 1561103178 1561099860 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Concentrated sunlight used to produce hydrogen https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concentrated-sunlight-used-to-produce-hydrogen-2019-06-21 Schalk Burger Hydrogen – 2 Fri, 21 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522289 1560839166 1561068000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 SA urged to home in on green-hydrogen export niche https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-hydrogen-export-demand-maturity-reaches-cost-effectiveness-2019-06-21 Schalk Burger Hydrogen – 1 Fri, 21 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522278 1560839166 1561068000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Kenya slashes 2030 power production targets as use still low – media https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-slashes-2030-power-production-targets-as-use-still-low-media-2019-06-20 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:46:00 +0200 523228 1561037818 1561023960 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000806441_resized_kenyaflag.jpg 511 287 Wits launches first solar district heating system in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wits-launches-first-solar-district-heating-system-in-south-africa-2019-06-19 Creamer Media Reporter Renewable Energy Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:11:00 +0200 523068 1561031056 1561021860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000806237_resized_1022rer.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78678_2019-06-21_rer542-wits-fujifilm-hdweb.mp4111011140Wits launches first solar district heating system in South Africa Wits launches first solar district heating system in South Africa Six new members join Hydrogen Council https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/six-new-members-join-hydrogen-council-2019-06-18 Creamer Media Reporter HYDROGEN Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:40:00 +0200 523005 1560866160 1560861600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 The world will get half its power from wind, solar by 2050 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-world-will-get-half-its-power-from-wind-solar-by-2050-2019-06-18 Bloomberg RENEWABLES Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:03:00 +0200 522995 1560859673 1560859380 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Drought leaves key African hydro dam less than a third full https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drought-leaves-key-african-hydro-dam-less-than-a-third-full-2019-06-18 Bloomberg WATER/ELECTRICITY Tue, 18 Jun 2019 10:39:00 +0200 522944 1560847230 1560847140 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Mergence’s investment in Namibian solar plant signals further localisation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mergences-investment-in-namibian-solar-plant-signals-further-localisation-2019-06-14 Tasneem Bulbulia SOLAR Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:17:00 +0200 522890 1560521989 1560521820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805565_resized_moemntoussolarplant0620191022.jpg Momentous Solar One solar energy plant 511 287 Hydrogen offers pathway for lowering hard-to-abate carbon emissions – IEA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydrogen-offers-pathway-for-lowering-hard-to-abate-carbon-emissions-iea-2019-06-14 Terence Creamer HYDROGEN Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:01:00 +0200 522784 1561018092 1560495660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805356_resized_hydrogenfuelcelltruckbloomberg1022.jpeg 511 287 Green light for ‘net zero’ https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-light-for-net-zero-2019-05-31 Mc'Kyla Nortje Renewable Energy Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521462 1560239896 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802439_resized_gbcsarosebankoffices0520191022.jpg RATINGS The GBCSA Rosebank office received a 4-Star Interiors Rating based on the assessment of the environmental attributes of the building’s interior fit-outs 511 287 Collaboration seen as key to unlocking South Africa’s industrial potential https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sleeping-giant-2019-06-14 Simone Liedtke MANUFACTURING Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521726 1560241824 1560463200 99999999999 Terence Creamer 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804440_resized_sleeping.jpg 511 287 New green building certification introduced in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-green-building-certification-introduced-to-s-africa-2019-05-30 Mc'Kyla Nortje Renewable Energy Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521360 1560239894 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802453_resized_marloessolidgreen0520191022.jpg MARLOES REININK The Living Building Challenge is possibly the most rigorous green building certification programme and sustainable design framework globally 511 287