Engineering News | Solar https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/solar Fri, 16 Apr 2021 09:59:29 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Solar to offer relief for the grid https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-to-offer-relief-for-the-grid-2021-03-29 Nadine Ramdass Solar Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 580452 1617974412 1618524000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000931888_resized_kudzaishechivandirebirguid1022.jpg Kudzaishe Chivandire, CFA Stakeholders need to work together to ensure Southern Africa reaches energy mix potential 511 287 Tenders awarded to connect Lesedi gas, solar project to Botswana grid https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tenders-awarded-to-connect-lesedi-gas-solar-project-to-botswana-grid-2021-04-15 Schalk Burger ELECTRICITY Thu, 15 Apr 2021 16:25:00 +0200 581791 1618497706 1618496700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa stands to benefit from green hydrogen production – CDH https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-stands-to-benefit-from-green-hydrogen-production-cdh-2021-04-13 Donna Slater HYDROGEN Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:04:00 +0200 581487 1618321933 1618319040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sasol and Air Liquide initiate first phase of 900 MW renewables procurement process https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-and-air-liquide-initiate-first-phase-of-900-mw-renewables-procurement-process-2021-04-13 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 13 Apr 2021 10:10:00 +0200 581442 1618328619 1618301400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000933995_resized_sasolsecundapowerlines310221114duane.jpeg Power lines in the foreground, with Sasol's Secunda complex in the background 511 287 Wärtsilä converting 90 MW fuel oil power plant to LNG in Senegal https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wrtsil-converting-90-mw-fuel-oil-power-plant-to-lng-in-senegal-2021-04-12 Schalk Burger ELECTRICITY Mon, 12 Apr 2021 11:23:00 +0200 581350 1618219850 1618219380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Moshesh achieves first close on renewable energy, clean infrastructure fund https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/moshesh-achieves-first-close-on-renewable-energy-clean-infrastructure-fund-2021-04-09 Schalk Burger RENEWABLES/INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 09 Apr 2021 16:29:00 +0200 581289 1617979439 1617978540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Local content rules for PV modules posing a challenge for ‘emergency’ solar projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-content-rules-for-pv-modules-posing-challenges-for-emergency-solar-projects-2021-04-08 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 08 Apr 2021 17:00:00 +0200 581184 1617899002 1617894000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000933489_resized_piasolarsolarcapitalpvplantdeaar2010221215duane.jpeg 511 287 Agreements finalised for 200 MW Egyptian solar PV plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agreements-finalised-for-200-mw-egyptian-solar-pv-plant-2021-04-07 Donna Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 07 Apr 2021 12:47:00 +0200 581008 1617961109 1617792420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 DMRE delays release of renewables bid documentation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dmre-delays-release-of-renewables-bid-documentation-2021-04-01 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:35:00 +0200 580711 1617281833 1617262500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000932464_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm210221214duane.jpeg 511 287 Sun Exchange completes $1.4m crowdsale for agricultural solar project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sun-exchange-completes-14m-crowdsale-for-agricultural-solar-project-2021-03-31 Schalk Burger SOLAR Wed, 31 Mar 2021 16:52:00 +0200 580678 1617202863 1617202320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Global energy leaders say jobs must be at heart of people-centred energy transition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-energy-leaders-say-jobs-must-be-at-heart-of-people-centred-energy-transition-2021-03-31 Terence Creamer ENERGY TRANSITION Wed, 31 Mar 2021 16:45:00 +0200 580672 1617203740 1617201900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000932368_resized_piasolarsolarcapitalpvplantdeaar4110221215duane.jpeg 511 287 South Africa requires more than 21 GW of energy storage for least-cost 100% renewables https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-requires-more-than-21-gw-of-energy-storage-for-least-cost-100-renewables-2021-03-31 Schalk Burger ENERGY STORAGE Wed, 31 Mar 2021 11:18:00 +0200 580621 1617184378 1617182280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000932255_resized_wartsilaafricapowerplantimpression3211022.jpg 511 287 Cautious optimism in renewables industry as Bid Window 5 opens https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cautious-optimism-in-renewables-industry-as-bid-window-5-opens-2021-03-30 Schalk Burger RENEWABLES Tue, 30 Mar 2021 11:17:00 +0200 580515 1617098112 1617095820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New independent utility emerges to pursue private-to-private power niche https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-independent-utility-emerges-to-pursue-private-to-private-power-niche-2021-03-30 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 30 Mar 2021 10:45:00 +0200 580506 1617281286 1617093900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000932011_resized_slimsunproject03211022.jpg One of Earth & Wire's existing facilities 511 287 Fair Cape Dairies takes step towards going off-grid with new solar plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fair-cape-dairies-takes-step-towards-going-off-grid-with-new-solar-plant-2021-03-26 Tasneem Bulbulia SOLAR Fri, 26 Mar 2021 16:47:00 +0200 580340 1616770413 1616770020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agriculture seen as key just transition enabler in Mpumalanga, but arable land needs urgent ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agriculture-seen-as-key-just-transition-enabler-in-mpumalanga-but-arable-land-needs-urgent-safeguarding-2021-03-25 Terence Creamer JUST TRANSITION Thu, 25 Mar 2021 09:45:00 +0200 580097 1616686004 1616658300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000931090_resized_laeveldsitrusagriculturefarmingcitrustzaneen1310220116duane.jpeg 511 287 Green hydrogen has role to play in wind, solar energy in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-hydrogen-has-role-to-play-in-wind-solar-energy-in-africa-2021-03-24 Tasneem Bulbulia RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 24 Mar 2021 16:28:00 +0200 580067 1616596725 1616596080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Against the odds, solar-plus-storage project emerges with lowest RMIPPPP bid https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/against-the-odds-solar-plus-storage-project-emerges-with-lowest-rmipppp-bid-2021-03-23 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0200 579918 1616758405 1616504400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000930709_resized_solarfarmresize1022.jpg 511 287 SAPVIA welcomes solar in emergency power procurement programme https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sapvia-welcomes-solar-in-emergency-power-procurement-programme-2021-03-19 Schalk Burger RENEWABLES Fri, 19 Mar 2021 15:34:00 +0200 579802 1616162819 1616160840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 DMRE to host bidders conference in April as it restarts renewables procurement https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dmre-to-host-bidders-conference-in-april-as-it-restarts-renewables-procurement-2021-03-19 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 19 Mar 2021 12:00:00 +0200 579753 1616160718 1616148000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000930425_resized_africaenergyindabasolarandwindenergy1902211022.jpg 511 287 128 MW Karoo hybrid project to blend wind, sun and batteries to provide dispatchable power https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/128-mw-karoo-hybrid-project-to-blend-wind-sun-and-batteries-to-provide-dispatchable-power-2021-03-19 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 19 Mar 2021 10:10:00 +0200 579708 1616142572 1616141400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000930292_resized_windrobertwiedemannpasnga36l9wunsplash03211022.jpg 511 287 Fossil fuels found accountable for millions of deaths https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fossil-fuels-found-accountable-for-millions-of-deaths-2021-03-19 Halima Frost Solar Fri, 19 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 578120 1615814254 1616104800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000926827_resized_energytransitioncop26bloombergemissionsimage03211022.jpg POISON Fossil fuels are responsible for millions of deaths globally every year 511 287 Research shows promise in decarbonisation drive https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/research-shows-promise-in-decarbonisation-drive-2021-03-19 Halima Frost Solar Fri, 19 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 578122 1615814254 1616104800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000926831_resized_energytransitioncsirlithiumionevbattery03211022.jpg SAVING FOR THE FUTURE Battery storage can become a substantial contributor to maximizing the efficacy of renewable energy 511 287 Sustainability leader ramps up ESG strategy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sustainability-leader-ramps-up-esg-strategy-2021-03-04 Halima Frost Solar Fri, 19 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 578222 1615814254 1616104800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 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1615888247 1615885980 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 30 MW solar plant to be commissioned in Burkina Faso https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/30-mw-solar-plant-to-be-commissioned-in-burkina-faso-2021-03-15 Donna Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 15 Mar 2021 15:48:00 +0200 579253 1615817002 1615816080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Bulk dough manufacturer commissions solar plant to lower costs, drive sustainability https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bulk-dough-manufacturer-commissions-solar-plant-to-lower-costs-drive-sustainability-2021-03-12 Donna Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 12 Mar 2021 14:35:00 +0200 579098 1615552973 1615552500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000929010_resized_goosebumps11022.jpg 511 287 Load-shedding a major obstacle for small businesses https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/load-shedding-a-major-obstacle-for-small-businesses-2021-03-12 Donna Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 12 Mar 2021 14:33:00 +0200 579097 1615552857 1615552380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Creecy proclaims three more REDZ https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/creecy-proclaims-three-more-redz-2021-03-12 Creamer Media Reporter SECOND TAKE Fri, 12 Mar 2021 09:23:00 +0200 579027 1615549888 1615533780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000928956_resized_1022x575secondtakeen.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/84843_2021-03-12_secondtake_en_-_2.mp468746159Creecy proclaims three more REDZ Creecy proclaims three more REDZ Opinion: Incentivising Strategic Development: moving one step closer, or two steps back? https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-incentivising-strategic-development-moving-one-step-closer-or-two-steps-back-2021-03-12 Creamer Media Reporter RENEWABLES Fri, 12 Mar 2021 07:50:00 +0200 579007 1615496382 1615528200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000928781_resized_gilliannivenkirstykilner10221.jpg Gillian Niven and Kirsty Kilner 511 287 Fortress reports steady progress on strategy, focusing portfolio https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fortress-reports-steady-progress-on-strategy-focusing-portfolio-2021-03-11 Schalk Burger PROPERTY Thu, 11 Mar 2021 16:31:00 +0200 579000 1615530328 1615473060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Renewable energy sector striving to increase gender representation at all levels https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-sector-striving-to-increase-gender-representation-at-all-levels-2021-03-08 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLES Mon, 08 Mar 2021 16:21:00 +0200 578582 1615214032 1615213260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000927827_resized_ntombifuthintuligenderdiversityworkinggroup1022.jpg SAWEA CEO Ntombifuthi Ntuli 511 287 Southern Africa has ‘huge potential’ to benefit from 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