Engineering News | Solar https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/solar Thu, 21 Jan 2021 01:15:32 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Zeerust Power begins commercial operations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zeerust-power-begins-commercial-operations-2021-01-20 Tasneem Bulbulia RENEWABLES Wed, 20 Jan 2021 14:33:00 +0200 574384 1611147916 1611145980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Raising distributed-generation licensing threshold to 50 MW would unlock at least 5 000 MW in ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/raising-distributed-generation-licensing-threshold-to-50-mw-would-unlock-at-least-5-000-mw-in-five-years-survey-shows-2021-01-20 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 20 Jan 2021 09:35:00 +0200 574318 1611161333 1611128100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000918746_resized_rooftopsolarpvinstallersgreencape1022.jpg 511 287 Exxaro appoints independent nonexecutive director https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exxaro-appoints-independent-nonexecutive-director-2021-01-15 Donna Slater COAL Fri, 15 Jan 2021 11:54:00 +0200 573999 1610706735 1610704440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Backlog indicates high demand for solar https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/backlog-indicates-high-demand-for-solar-2021-01-15 Darren Parker Solar Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0200 571793 1610440655 1610661600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000913612_resized_solarmdinside1022.jpg HIGH TECH Solar MD’s research and development teams are working constantly to improve the performance of the company’s products 511 287 Low tax ensures solar incentive https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/little-solar-incentive-amid-low-carbon-tax-2021-01-15 Darren Parker Solar Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0200 571984 1610444571 1610661600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000914065_resized_operationsunderwayfor100southafricanownedmatlaabokonesolar11022.jpg OFFSET Solar energy is a “carbon positive” method of generating electricity, and those who implement it qualify for carbon credits 511 287 Underserved Lesotho communities to benefit from solar delivery https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/underserved-lesotho-communities-to-benefit-from-solar-delivery-2021-01-15 Darren Parker Solar Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0200 571802 1610444637 1610661600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000913596_resized_solarencommunitysustainsolar1022.jpg EMPOWERING THE COMMUNITY The delivery of seven containerised solar solutions to Lesotho will provide electricity for healthcare facilities in underserved communities 511 287 Company adds solar inverters and drives to suite of solutions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-adds-solar-inverters-and-drives-to-suite-of-solutions-2021-01-15 Darren Parker Solar Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0200 571973 1610529196 1610661600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000914055_resized_solarenvaconsolarpowereddrivesforpumpapplicationseds1022.jpg READY FOR ANYTHING The BMG-supplied Vacon IP66 drives and Nema 4X enclosures are well-protected against water and dust ingress 511 287 Company ready for larger-scale projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-ready-for-larger-scale-projects-2020-12-02 Darren Parker Solar Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0200 571803 1610702998 1610661600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000913592_resized_solarvertcabinetinside1022.jpg FULL CONTROL The installation, with remote monitoring and remote access, ensures that the client has full control over the system remotely 511 287 Ceres farmer commissions solar plant that benefits community https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ceres-farmer-commissions-solar-plant-that-benefits-community-2021-01-14 Marleny Arnoldi SOLAR/AGRICULTURE Thu, 14 Jan 2021 14:17:00 +0200 573886 1610627742 1610626620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000917823_resized_vadersgawesolarorchardceres01211022.jpg Solar farm at the El Cuesta Farming operation in Ceres 511 287 Total, Engie seek aid for France’s biggest green hydrogen plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/total-engie-seek-aid-for-frances-biggest-green-hydrogen-plant-2021-01-13 Bloomberg HYDROGEN Wed, 13 Jan 2021 14:49:00 +0200 573771 1610542272 1610542140 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Opinion: Renewables in Africa must deliver more than just power https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-renewables-in-africa-must-deliver-more-than-just-power-2021-01-13 Creamer Media Reporter RENEWABLES Wed, 13 Jan 2021 09:02:00 +0200 573708 1610523000 1610521320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000917412_resized_lekelapowerceochrisantonopoulos0121.png Chris Antonopoulos 511 286 IFC extends $200m loan to Nedbank to increase renewable energy financing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ifc-extends-200m-loan-to-nedbank-to-increase-renewable-energy-financing-2021-01-04 Donna Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 04 Jan 2021 11:46:00 +0200 573027 1610032594 1609753560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Commission recommends approval of Stanlib Fund II's buyout of SCDA 3 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commission-recommends-approval-of-stanlib-fund-iis-buyout-of-scda-3-2020-12-18 Creamer Media Reporter RENEWABLES Fri, 18 Dec 2020 15:51:00 +0200 572963 1608299762 1608299460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Commission recommends approval of Engie's buyout of Xina CSP https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commission-recommends-approval-of-engies-buyout-of-xina-csp-2020-12-18 Creamer Media Reporter RENEWABLES Fri, 18 Dec 2020 15:47:00 +0200 572962 1608299425 1608299220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Pan African appoints juwi South Africa as EPC contractor for R140m Evander solar PV plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pan-african-appoints-juwi-south-africa-as-epc-contractor-for-r140m-evander-solar-pv-plant-2020-12-15 Chanel de Bruyn GOLD/SOLAR Tue, 15 Dec 2020 10:16:00 +0200 572776 1608045727 1608020160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000915650_resized_mininginafricacobuslootspanafrican1120201022.jpg Pan Africa CEO Cobus Loots 511 287 Govt, IPPs a step closer to lowering electricity tariffs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-ipps-a-step-closer-to-lowering-electricity-tariffs-2020-12-14 News24Wire ELECTRICITY Mon, 14 Dec 2020 21:44:00 +0200 572751 1607975151 1607975040 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Power4Less offers rent-to-own solar solutions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power4less-offers-rent-to-own-solar-solutions-2020-12-11 Tasneem Bulbulia SOLAR POWER Fri, 11 Dec 2020 11:52:00 +0200 572655 1607680710 1607680320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa’s renewables plan presents ‘remarkable’ industrialisation opportunity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-renewables-plan-presents-remarkable-industrialisation-opportunity-2020-12-11 Terence Creamer GREEN ECONOMY Fri, 11 Dec 2020 09:05:00 +0200 572603 1607697163 1607670300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000915384_resized_dcdwindtowerscompletedsection1022.jpeg Completed tower sections manufactured by DCD Wind Towers, which subsequently closed down as a result of a protracted Eskom-induced procurement hiatus 511 287 Multinational power company launches microgrid solution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multinational-power-company-launches-microgrid-solution-2020-12-11 Mamaili Mamaila TOP RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS Fri, 11 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0200 570903 1607413598 1607637600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000912036_resized_toprenewableenergyprojectsaerialofasolarfarmpanoramicatsunrisestockimage1112201022.jpg HIGHLY PREFERRABLE Renewables are taking up a greater share of investment in energy resources 511 287 REIPPPP requires more traction to address challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reipppp-requires-more-traction-to-address-challenges-2020-12-11 Mamaili Mamaila TOP RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS Fri, 11 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0200 571019 1607413598 1607637600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000912297_resized_toprenewableenergyprojectssolarpanelswithelectricitypylonandwindturbinestockimage1112201022.jpg PROCUREMENT ROAD MAP The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy will seek to procure 6 800 MW of solar photovoltaic and wind renewable energy from 2022 to 2024 511 287 South Africa’s biggest power shift in over a generation holds big promise, and some risk https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-biggest-power-shift-in-over-a-generation-holds-big-promise-and-some-risk-2020-12-11 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 11 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0200 570855 1607418812 1607637600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000914669_resized_gold.jpg 511 287 Flagship project set to demonstrate flexibility, convenience of procuring independent power https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/flagship-project-set-to-demonstrate-flexibility-convenience-of-procuring-independent-power-2020-12-10 Simone Liedtke ENERGY Thu, 10 Dec 2020 15:25:00 +0200 572560 1607670107 1607606700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Standard Bank publishes climate-change-mitigating fossil fuels financing policy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/standard-bank-publishes-climate-change-mitigating-fossil-fuels-financing-policy-2020-12-10 Donna Slater FINANCIAL SERVICES Thu, 10 Dec 2020 12:42:00 +0200 572508 1607685890 1607596920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000915316_resized_lontohcoalrichardsbaystockpile810111022duane.jpg 511 287 2020s a ‘once-in-generation opportunity’ to scale job-rich, zero-carbon industries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/2020s-a-once-in-generation-opportunity-to-scale-job-rich-zero-carbon-industries-2020-12-10 Terence Creamer GREEN ECONOMY Thu, 10 Dec 2020 02:05:00 +0200 572394 1607516580 1607558700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000914908_resized_windturbinenew.jpeg 511 287 Public hearing participant questions Nersa mandate in evolving electricity market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-hearing-participant-questions-nersa-mandate-in-evolving-electricity-market-2020-12-04 Donna Slater ELECTRICITY Fri, 04 Dec 2020 14:23:00 +0200 572078 1607089707 1607084580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Local company overcoming power challenges with flow battery system https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-battling-industrial-power-challenges-with-flow-battery-system-2020-11-20 Schalk Burger ENERGY Fri, 27 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 569788 1606204267 1606428000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83953_2020-11-13_redflow_hdweb.mp426197686Redflow Redflow Waterloo solar PV farm starts commercial operations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/waterloo-solar-pv-farm-starts-commercial-operations-2020-11-26 Donna Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:35:00 +0200 571215 1606398930 1606397700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000912718_resized_waterloosolarpvplantvryburg21022.jpg 511 287 Nersa to host public hearing on Gold Fields' South Deep solar plant application https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nersa-to-host-public-hearing-on-gold-fields-south-deep-solar-plant-application-2020-11-25 Marleny Arnoldi SOLAR/GOLD Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:25:00 +0200 571049 1606316723 1606310700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000912361_resized_southdeepmine1022.jpg South Deep mine 511 287 Nedbank provides financing options for solar power https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nedbank-provides-financing-options-for-solar-power-2020-11-24 Tasneem Bulbulia RENEWABLES Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:21:00 +0200 570939 1606296717 1606227660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Capetonian prepares for 7 000 km solo transatlantic row https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zirk-botha-prepares-for-7000-km-solo-transatlantic-row-2020-11-23 Donna Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 23 Nov 2020 14:56:00 +0200 570814 1606140809 1606136160 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000911794_resized_zirkbotharowtorioboat1022.jpg Zirk Botha practicing on his boat - Ratel 511 287 Emira continues investment in renewable energy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/emira-continues-investment-in-renewable-energy-2020-11-20 Donna Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 20 Nov 2020 15:06:00 +0200 570706 1605878305 1605877560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000911548_resized_emiraboskruinpvinstallation1022.jpg Emira's Boskruin photovoltaic installation 511 287 World Bank says ‘flagship’ Eskom battery scheme to open way for private investment in the ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-bank-says-flagship-eskom-battery-scheme-to-open-way-for-private-investment-in-the-technology-2020-11-19 Terence Creamer ENERGY STORAGE Thu, 19 Nov 2020 16:15:00 +0200 570601 1605798927 1605795300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000911240_resized_eskomserewindfarm31022.jpg The Skaapvlei site, with the Sere wind farm in the background 511 287 Solar power industry has opportunity to build recycling value chain from scratch https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-power-industry-has-opportunity-to-build-recycling-value-chain-from-scratch-2020-11-18 Marleny Arnoldi WASTE MANAGEMENT Wed, 18 Nov 2020 12:11:00 +0200 570415 1610025127 1605694260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000911559_resized_srksolarenergysectorwork0620201022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83989_2020-11-18_solar_power_africa_2_-_2.mp477395995DEFF hazardous waste management and licensing chief director Mishelle Govender shares insight on solar PV recycling DEFF hazardous waste management and licensing chief director Mishelle Govender shares insight on solar PV recycling More than 60 power firms signal intention to bid into ‘emergency’ scheme – IPP Office https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-than-60-power-firms-signal-intention-to-bid-into-emergency-scheme-ipp-office-2020-11-17 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 17 Nov 2020 16:35:00 +0200 570353 1605682986 1605623700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000910655_resized_bernardmagoroeskom06181022dylan.jpeg IPP Office CEO Tshifhiwa Bernard Magoro 511 287 Institutions call for more awareness on skills development in the solar sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/institutions-call-for-more-awareness-on-skills-development-in-the-solar-sector-2020-11-17 Marleny Arnoldi SOLAR Tue, 17 Nov 2020 16:19:00 +0200 570348 1605864081 1605622740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000911448_resized_solarconstructionreuters1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83986_2020-11-18_solar_power_africa_-_2.mp499883212EWSETA CFO and acting CEO Mpho Mookapele explains the skills needed for a burgeoning solar power sector EWSETA CFO and acting CEO Mpho Mookapele explains the skills needed for a burgeoning solar power sector Eskom moves to finalise just energy transition framework as shutdown of Grootvlei, Komati and ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-moves-to-finalise-just-energy-transition-framework-as-shutdown-of-grootvlei-komati-and-hendrina-draws-near-2020-11-17 Terence Creamer COAL DECOMMISSIONING Tue, 17 Nov 2020 12:35:00 +0200 570219 1605688962 1605609300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000910579_resized_komaticoal.jpg 511 287 Municipalities have integrated 282 MW of embedded power and see benefits in embracing transition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipalities-have-integrated-282-mw-of-embedded-power-and-see-benefits-in-embracing-transition-2020-11-16 Terence Creamer SOLAR ENERGY Mon, 16 Nov 2020 15:10:00 +0200 570122 1605535768 1605532200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000910370_resized_rooftopsolarpvinstallersgreencape1022.jpg 511 287