Engineering News | Solar https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/solar Sat, 25 May 2019 03:08:00 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 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 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 Solar 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 Solar 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 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 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 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 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 Egypt expects giant solar park to be fully operational in 2019 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/egypt-expects-giant-solar-park-to-be-fully-operational-in-2019-2019-05-06 Reuters SOLAR ENERGY Mon, 06 May 2019 09:37:00 +0200 518830 1557129799 1557128220 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Nedbank reports ‘overwhelmingly positive’ response to pioneering renewable-energy bond https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nedbank-reports-overwhelmingly-positive-response-to-pioneering-renewable-energy-bond-2019-04-30 Terence Creamer ENERGY FINANCE Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:10:00 +0200 518462 1556636566 1556629800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796324_resized_nedbankexecutives1022.jpeg Bruce Stewart (holding Vuvuzela) at the listing on April 30 of the Nedbank Renewable Energy Bond 511 287 EDF puts energy-challenged Africa at the centre of its 2030 development strategy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/edf-puts-energy-challenged-africa-at-the-centre-of-its-2030-development-strategy-2019-04-29 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 29 Apr 2019 15:15:00 +0200 518323 1556543810 1556543700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796057_resized_renewableenergyvalerielevkovseniorvpinchargeofafrica042019edf1022.jpg EDF senior VP for Africa Valérie Levkov 511 287 Zambia sets sights on yet more solar as another 34 MW is connected to grid https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-sets-sights-on-yet-more-solar-as-another-34-mw-is-connected-to-grid-2019-04-29 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 29 Apr 2019 15:10:00 +0200 518321 1556549223 1556543400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796052_resized_enelpulinda87591022.jpeg 511 287 BBOXX launches community solar power concept in Togo https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bboxx-launches-community-solar-power-concept-in-togo-2019-04-25 Marleny Arnoldi SOLAR Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:08:00 +0200 518088 1556261407 1556201280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795573_resized_bboxxedftogo1022.jpg 511 287 CSIR analysis highlights positive contribution of renewables during 2019 load-shedding periods https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-analysis-highlights-positive-contribution-of-renewables-during-2019-load-shedding-periods-2019-04-24 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:15:00 +0200 517962 1556116315 1556111700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795192_resized_solarfarmresize1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78225_brief_analysis_vre.pdf1161688Brief analysis of variable renewable energy (Q1 2019) Brief analysis of variable renewable energy (Q1 2019) Businesses must seek finance to develop renewable energy, energy efficiency projects – Sanedi https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/businesses-must-seek-finance-to-develop-renewable-energy-energy-efficiency-projects-sanedi-2019-04-23 African News Agency RENEWABLES Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:00:00 +0200 517812 1556013803 1556013600 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Tanzania eyes 10 000 MW power generation capacity by 2025 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tanzania-eyes-10-000-mw-power-generation-capacity-by-2025-2019-04-23 Reuters ELECTRICITY Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:36:00 +0200 517807 1556013085 1556012160 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Sanedi signs contract with SolarTurtle to develop next-gen solar kiosks https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanedi-signs-contract-with-solarturtle-to-develop-next-gen-solar-kiosks-2019-04-19 Schalk Burger SOLAR ENERGY Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516500 1555051261 1555624800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792118_resized_solarturtleminiturtle4191022.jpg BABYTURTLE The BabyTurtles can be moved to events, taxi ranks, schools or other high foot-traffic areas where people have phones to recharge 511 287 Partnership ensures reliable power transmission https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-industry-suppliers-partner-to-ensure-reliable-power-transmission-2019-04-19 Mamaili Mamaila Solar Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516131 1555572127 1555624800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791266_resized_powerandelectricityvalsatrading011503191022.jpg TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT Valsa brings the latest technology in panels and tracking systems to the market while localising some of the production 511 287 Western Cape schools to become solar-powered using solar-leasing funding https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-schools-to-become-solar-powered-using-solar-leasing-funding-2019-04-10 Schalk Burger RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:00:00 +0200 516671 1554806579 1554879600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Globeleq, Aurora Power Solutions to build PV projects in Zambia https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/globeleq-aurora-power-solutions-to-build-pv-projects-in-zambia-2019-04-08 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 08 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0200 516579 1554728514 1554728400 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792267_resized_renewableenergyglobeleqsolazambiagetfitprogramme042019aurorapowersolutions1022.jpg 511 287 Get Fit Zambia successfully awards six solar PV projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/get-fit-zambia-successfully-awards-six-solar-pv-projects-2019-04-05 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 05 Apr 2019 16:39:00 +0200 516454 1554476215 1554475140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ncondezi, GridX start JV for solar, battery projects in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ncondezi-gridx-start-jv-for-solar-battery-projects-in-africa-2019-04-05 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY/COAL Fri, 05 Apr 2019 10:55:00 +0200 516410 1554459399 1554454500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 IPPs and distributed energy solutions drive innovation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ipps-and-distributed-energy-solutions-drive-innovation-2019-04-05 Thabi Madiba Solar Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514799 1554188456 1554415200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788426_resized_energystorageblackveatchpvsolarphotovoltaicenergy200320191022.jpg SOLAR POWER Distributed energy resources are forcing utilities to find ways to distribute electricity in a sustainable and efficient manner or risk losing customers 511 287 Demand for utility-scale battery solutions increasing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-for-utility-scale-battery-solutions-increasing-2019-04-05 Thabi Madiba Solar Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514858 1554188458 1554415200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788530_resized_energystoragesolafutureenergyrobbenislandbatteryroom200320191022.jpg ROBBEN ISLAND BATTERY ROOM SOLA stores excess solar power in lithium-ion batteries and deploys it as the sun sets, resulting in an overall reduction of the diesel used to operate generators 511 287 Opinion: If renewables are so cheap, why are we paying so much for them? https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/if-renewables-are-so-cheap-why-are-we-paying-so-much-for-them-2019-04-05-1 Tobias Bischof-Niemz Transition Talk Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516363 1554449649 1554415200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791809_resized_tobiasbischofniemz410220816duane.jpeg 511 287 Energy storage a viable solution to load-shedding https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-storage-a-viable-solution-to-load-shedding-2019-04-05 Thabi Madiba Solar Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514786 1554467002 1554415200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788372_resized_energystorageeatonafricamdseydoukane200320191022.jpg SEYDOU KANE Energy storage solutions provide not only flexibility but also cost savings, should they be integrated into a company’s power grid 511 287 Interest in hydrogen storage increasing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/interest-in-hydrogen-storage-increasing-2019-04-05 Thabi Madiba Solar Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515467 1554731336 1554415200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Lucas calls Northern Cape Africa’s renewables hub as she inaugurates Kathu Solar Park https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lucas-calls-northern-cape-africas-renewables-hub-as-she-inaugurates-kathu-solar-park-2019-04-04 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLES Thu, 04 Apr 2019 16:39:00 +0200 516340 1554725785 1554388740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791754_resized_kathucsp0419marleny1022.jpg 511 287 Strong renewable energy capacity growth continues https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/strong-renewable-energy-capacity-growth-continues-2019-04-04 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 04 Apr 2019 14:43:00 +0200 516290 1554381928 1554381780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791644_resized_renewableenergyvcsprasset042019irena1022.jpg 511 287 Sanedi signs contract with SolarTurtle to develop next-gen solar kiosks https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanedi-signs-contract-with-solarturtle-to-develop-next-gen-solar-kiosks-2019-04-02 Schalk Burger SOLAR POWER Tue, 02 Apr 2019 16:12:00 +0200 516040 1554373833 1554214320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791095_resized_solarturtleminiturtle4191022.jpg BABYTURTLE 511 287