Engineering News | Renewable Energy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/renewable-energy-1 Fri, 24 May 2019 13:50:23 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Senegal imports turbines for West Africa's first big wind farm project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/senegal-imports-turbines-for-west-africas-first-big-wind-farm-project-2019-05-24 Reuters RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 24 May 2019 12:41:00 +0200 520818 1558694613 1558694460 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Collaboration gives rise to advanced automation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-gives-rise-to-advanced-automation-2019-05-06 Mc'Kyla Nortje Renewable Energy Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518834 1558361615 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797198_resized_abbbloomber0420191022.jpg GRID STABILITY ABB Ability e-mesh can ensure a stable power grid, even with a high share of renewable energy from various sources 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 University of Nottingham academics patent gravitational energy storage using soil batteries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/university-of-nottingham-academics-patent-gravitational-energy-storage-using-soil-batteries-2019-05-23 Tasneem Bulbulia POWER Thu, 23 May 2019 10:55:00 +0200 520638 1558601814 1558601700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa announces IPO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hidroelctrica-de-cahora-bassa-announces-ipo-2019-05-22 Tasneem Bulbulia ENERGY Wed, 22 May 2019 16:27:00 +0200 520582 1558535274 1558535220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Court date set for Cape Metro's bid to buy power directly from IPPs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/court-date-set-for-cape-metros-bid-to-buy-power-directly-from-ipps-2019-05-22 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Wed, 22 May 2019 09:38:00 +0200 520490 1558511660 1558510680 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Transport of wind turbine components for two projects under way https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-of-wind-turbine-components-for-two-major-projects-underway-2019-05-20 Tasneem Bulbulia RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 20 May 2019 15:37:00 +0200 520342 1558512350 1558359420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company uses macadamia nut shells to purify water https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-uses-macadamia-nut-shells-to-purify-water-2019-05-17 Tasneem Bulbulia WATER Fri, 17 May 2019 16:18:00 +0200 520180 1558337468 1558102680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799816_resized_kusiniheidelbergplant052019tasneembulbulia1022.jpg The Heidelberg Kusini Water plant 511 287 Nordic countries strengthen partnerships with sub-Saharan Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nordic-countries-strengthen-partnerships-with-sub-saharan-africa-2019-05-17 Kim Cloete ENERGY Fri, 17 May 2019 15:03:00 +0200 520147 1558101025 1558098180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Greenpeace welcomes move to license SSEG projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/greenpeace-welcomes-move-to-license-sseg-projects-2019-05-17 Simone Liedtke ENERGY Fri, 17 May 2019 14:08:00 +0200 520086 1558094997 1558094880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Pioneers and projects that shone at African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pioneers-and-projects-shine-at-african-power-energy-2019-05-17 Kim Cloete ENERGY & WATER Fri, 17 May 2019 09:53:00 +0200 519919 1558086184 1558079580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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 Renewable Energy 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 Renewable Energy 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 Eaton acquires controlling interest in Turkish company https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eaton-acquires-controlling-interest-in-turkish-company-2019-05-16 Kim Cloete ACQUISITION Thu, 16 May 2019 16:52:00 +0200 519895 1558432729 1558018320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Power Africa moves towards its goal of bringing more energy to the continent https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-africa-moves-towards-its-goal-of-bringing-more-energy-to-the-continent-2019-05-16 Kim Cloete ENERGY Thu, 16 May 2019 12:13:00 +0200 519801 1558104565 1558001580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Energy in focus following elections https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-in-focus-following-elections-2019-05-16 Creamer Media Reporter Renewable Energy Thu, 16 May 2019 09:41:00 +0200 519724 1558003583 1557992460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799337_resized_1022x575secondtakeen.png 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78402_2019-05-16_second_take_en_-_2.mp484154591Energy in focus following elections Energy in focus following elections Mozambique power utility begins the long process of recovery following cyclones https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mozambique-power-utility-begins-the-long-process-of-recovery-following-cyclones-2019-05-15 Kim Cloete ENERGY Wed, 15 May 2019 20:53:00 +0200 519705 1557987708 1557946380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Sanedi launches two solar heating system projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanedi-launches-two-solar-heating-system-projects-2019-05-15 Marleny Arnoldi SOLAR HEATING Wed, 15 May 2019 16:34:00 +0200 519700 1557988794 1557930840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799129_resized_soltrainwitsjunctionsolardistrictwaterheatingribboncutting05191022dylan.jpg 511 287 Zimbabwe platinum mines to ride out power cuts, gold output less secure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-platinum-mines-to-ride-out-power-cuts-gold-output-less-secure-2019-05-15 Reuters PRECIOUS METALS Wed, 15 May 2019 15:03:00 +0200 519683 1557929547 1557925380 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Swedish Foreign Minister outlines goal to be 100% reliant on renewables https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/swedish-foreign-minister-outlines-goal-to-be-100-reliant-on-renewables-2019-05-14 Kim Cloete ENERGY Tue, 14 May 2019 21:37:00 +0200 519589 1557901109 1557862620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Release of updated IRP imminent, says Radebe, as he allays coal producers' fears https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/updated-irp-is-imminent-says-radebe-as-he-allays-coal-producers-fears-2019-05-14 Kim Cloete ENERGY Tue, 14 May 2019 15:40:00 +0200 519571 1557843130 1557841200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798876_resized_jeffradebe1218bloomberg1022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 CER urges Ramaphosa to appoint environment-focussed Cabinet https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cer-urges-ramaphosa-to-appoint-environment-focussed-cabinet-2019-05-14 Sashnee Moodley Renewable Energy Tue, 14 May 2019 12:13:00 +0200 519529 1557841668 1557828780 99999999999 David Shepherd 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798812_resized_cyrilramaphosa110520191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Release of IRP 'imminent' – Energy Minister https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/release-of-irp-imminent-energy-minister-2019-05-14 African News Agency Renewable Energy 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 Global energy investment out of step with security of supply, climate needs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-energy-investment-out-of-step-with-security-of-supply-climate-needs-2019-05-14 Terence Creamer ENERGY INVESTMENT Tue, 14 May 2019 10:00:00 +0200 519487 1557843171 1557820800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798735_resized_fatihbirolbloomberg03191022.jpeg IEA executive director Fatih Birol 511 287 UCT GSB professor joins prestigious global initiative to end energy poverty https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uct-gsb-professor-joins-prestigious-global-initiative-to-end-energy-poverty-2019-05-13 Simone Liedtke ENERGY Mon, 13 May 2019 16:39:00 +0200 519458 1557758439 1557758340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Davies approves Bojanala SEZ recommendation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/davies-approves-bojanala-sez-recommendation-2019-05-13 Simone Liedtke SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES Mon, 13 May 2019 14:57:00 +0200 519449 1557752362 1557752220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Zimbabwe starts rolling power cuts, hitting mines, industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-starts-rolling-power-cuts-hitting-mines-industry-2019-05-13 Reuters ENERGY Mon, 13 May 2019 11:08:00 +0200 519407 1557755070 1557738480 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Zimbabwe starts load-shedding as drought hits Kariba Dam power station https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-starts-load-shedding-as-drought-hits-kariba-dam-power-station-2019-05-13 News24Wire Renewable Energy Mon, 13 May 2019 10:05:00 +0200 519393 1557752884 1557734700 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798512_resized_loadsheddingpowerelectricityflameparaffin210221214duane.jpg 511 287 New products for the agriculture industry being launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-products-for-the-agriculture-industry-being-launched-2019-04-25 Halima Frost Renewable Energy Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517995 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795272_resized_nampobmgboerslim05191022.jpg BOER MAAK N PLAN The Boer Slim/Smart Farming initiative offers a range of products developed with and for local farmers 511 287 South Africa’s energy transition won’t be ‘just’ in absence of inclusive social dialogue https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-energy-transition-wont-be-just-in-absence-of-inclusive-social-dialogue-2019-05-07 Terence Creamer ENERGY TRANSITION Tue, 07 May 2019 16:40:00 +0200 519048 1557245093 1557240000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797663_resized_zwelinzimavavi207131022duane.jpg Saftu general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi 511 287 Eberhard calls for renewables to play a far greater role in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eberhard-calls-for-renewables-to-play-a-far-greater-role-in-south-africa-2019-05-07 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Tue, 07 May 2019 16:26:00 +0200 519047 1557241053 1557239160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797643_resized_antoneberhard310220813duane.jpg Anton Eberhard 511 287 Energy dept launches updated Wind Atlas for South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-dept-launches-updated-wind-atlas-for-south-africa-2019-05-07 Marleny Arnoldi WIND Tue, 07 May 2019 10:50:00 +0200 518971 1558082301 1557219000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797479_resized_windfarm1022.jpg 511 287 Sand mining 'mafias' destroying environment, livelihoods – UN https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sand-mining-mafias-destroying-environment-livelihoods-un-2019-05-07 Reuters MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Tue, 07 May 2019 10:25:00 +0200 518960 1557217954 1557217500 1559858400 Reuters 0 0 Jeka Energy completes solar PV power plant for Air Products https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jeka-energy-completes-solar-pv-power-plant-for-air-products-2019-05-07 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 07 May 2019 09:40:00 +0200 518936 1557214890 1557214800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 IEA says world cannot ‘press pause’ on renewables, as capacity growth stalls https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iea-says-world-cannot-press-pause-on-renewables-as-capacity-growth-stalls-2019-05-06 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 06 May 2019 14:30:00 +0200 518899 1557153387 1557145800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797349_resized_solarjobsbloomberg0620111022.jpg 511 287 SABS hosts wind energy technical meeting https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sabs-hosts-wind-energy-technical-meeting-2019-05-06 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 06 May 2019 14:10:00 +0200 518890 1557145156 1557144600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agri SA says concerned by Nersa’s reluctance to register small-scale embedded generator projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agri-sa-says-concerned-by-nersas-reluctance-to-register-small-scale-embedded-generator-projects-2019-05-06-1 African News Agency ENERGY Mon, 06 May 2019 12:18:00 +0200 518880 1557138238 1557137880 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0