Engineering News | Solar https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/solar Thu, 05 Aug 2021 13:29:02 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 From a coal-to-gas conversion to a microgrid factory, Eskom builds Komati’s just energy ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/from-a-coal-to-gas-conversion-to-a-microgrid-factory-eskom-builds-komatis-just-energy-transaction-case-2021-08-03 Terence Creamer JUST ENERGY TRANSACTION Tue, 03 Aug 2021 12:05:00 +0200 591258 1628004322 1627985100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000954415_resized_komaticoal.jpg A file photo of the Komati power station, which has generated electricity since 1961 511 287 Other procurement plans not affected by RMIPPPP deadline delay to end Sept – DMRE https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/other-procurement-plans-not-affected-by-rmipppp-deadline-delay-to-end-sept-dmre-2021-08-02 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Mon, 02 Aug 2021 16:25:00 +0200 591172 1627916409 1627914300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000954256_resized_gwedemantashe0918dylan1022.jpg Minister Gwede Mantashe announced the initial end-July commercial-close deadline on March 18 511 287 SAPVIA calls for clarity on local content requirements https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sapvia-calls-for-clarity-on-local-content-requirements-2021-07-28 Creamer Media Reporter RENEWABLES/MANUFACTURING Wed, 28 Jul 2021 16:20:00 +0200 590784 1627485348 1627482000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000953397_resized_solarpv21022.jpg 511 287 New framework needed to accommodate third-party electricity generators on the national grid https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-framework-needed-to-accommodate-third-party-electricity-generators-on-the-national-grid-2021-07-28 Donna Slater ELECTRICITY Wed, 28 Jul 2021 11:21:00 +0200 590720 1627465042 1627464060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Adopting a 1.5°C pathway could accelerate universal energy access in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/adopting-a-15c-pathway-could-accelerate-universal-energy-access-in-africa-2021-07-27 Terence Creamer ENERGY TRANSITION Tue, 27 Jul 2021 10:00:00 +0200 590561 1627379640 1627372800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000952940_resized_windfarm06071022.jpeg 511 287 Sturdee Energy signs two PPAs for Botswana renewable energy projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sturdee-energy-signs-two-ppas-for-botswana-renewable-energy-projects-2021-07-27 Schalk Burger RENEWABLES Tue, 27 Jul 2021 07:33:00 +0200 590525 1627365641 1627363980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Zimplats plans 185 MW solar power plants https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimplats-plans-185-mw-solar-power-plants-2021-07-26 Reuters ENERGY/PLATINUM GROUP METALS Mon, 26 Jul 2021 14:00:00 +0200 590491 1627300924 1627300800 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 FMF calls for accelerated gazetting of 100 MW distributed generation licensing-exemption threshold https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fmf-calls-for-accelerated-gazetting-of-100-mw-distributed-generation-licensing-exemption-threshold-2021-07-23 Donna Slater ELECTRICITY Fri, 23 Jul 2021 16:17:00 +0200 590398 1627051525 1627049820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Platinum giants eye solar power as green answer to blackouts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/platinum-giants-eye-solar-power-as-green-answer-to-blackouts-2021-07-23 Bloomberg PLATINUM GROUP METALS/ENERGY Fri, 23 Jul 2021 09:35:00 +0200 590319 1627043294 1627025700 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Hybrid solar installation completed in Zimbabwe https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hybrid-solar-installation-completed-in-zimbabwe-2021-07-23 Halima Frost Solar Fri, 23 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 588844 1626697831 1626991200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000949383_resized_sagermanyblockpowerdhybrid07211022b.jpg OFF GRID The hybrid solar installation installed by Blockpower SA and Dhybrid was tailor made for the client in Zimbabwe 511 287 PowerGen, partners to connect 55 000 people to electricity in Nigeria https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/powergen-partners-to-connect-55-000-people-to-electricity-in-nigeria-2021-07-22 Tasneem Bulbulia ENERGY Thu, 22 Jul 2021 12:57:00 +0200 590231 1626951618 1626951420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 LG commits itself to moving entirely to renewable energy by 2050 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lg-commits-itself-to-moving-entirely-to-renewable-energy-by-2050-2021-07-21 Donna Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 21 Jul 2021 16:18:00 +0200 590144 1626877781 1626877080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Renewable energy associations host capacity-building webinar ahead of fifth Bid Window https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-associations-host-capacity-building-webinar-ahead-of-fifth-bid-window-2021-07-21 Donna Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 21 Jul 2021 15:13:00 +0200 590134 1626874223 1626873180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 100-MW reform set to spur rapid increase in larger-scale solar projects – SAPVIA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/100-mw-reform-set-to-spur-rapid-increase-in-larger-scale-solar-projects-sapvia-2021-07-21 Terence Creamer SOLAR PV Wed, 21 Jul 2021 15:00:00 +0200 590128 1626879568 1626872400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000952033_resized_malobatshehla1022.jpg SAPVIA spokesperson Maloba Tshehla 511 287 Western Cape making progress on pioneering municipal power projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-making-progress-on-pioneering-municipal-power-projects-2021-07-21 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 21 Jul 2021 08:30:00 +0200 590015 1626879542 1626849000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000951853_resized_capetownsolarrooftopbykimcloete1022.jpg 511 287 ArcVera Renewables sets up office in Cape Town https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/arcvera-renewables-sets-up-office-in-cape-town-2021-07-19 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 19 Jul 2021 15:38:00 +0200 589838 1626702421 1626701880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000951541_resized_renewableenergyarcverasolarandwindoperationssouthafrica0720211022.jpg 511 287 ATI provides Malawi solar PV plant with liquidity support https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ati-provides-malawi-solar-pv-plant-with-liquidity-support-2021-07-16 Schalk Burger RENEWABLES Fri, 16 Jul 2021 16:02:00 +0200 589707 1626445571 1626444120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 The coolest, and now greenest, place in KZN https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-coolest-and-now-greenest-place-in-kzn-2021-06-30 Darren Parker Solar Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 590455 1627289705 1626386400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000952713_resized_businessinkznensolarsaveridube0720211022.jpg STAYING ON TOP SolarSaver approached iDube with the intent to educate and inform the company about solar energy 511 287 Opinion: Inclusive process now vital to define a collective electricity industry vision https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-inclusive-process-now-vital-to-define-a-collective-electricity-industry-vision-2021-07-15 Creamer Media Reporter ELECTRICITY Thu, 15 Jul 2021 16:32:00 +0200 589569 1626359717 1626359520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000950958_resized_fanelemondi1022.jpg 511 287 IEA report points to growth in global electricity demand this year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iea-report-points-to-growth-in-global-electricity-demand-this-year-2021-07-15 Donna Slater ENERGY Thu, 15 Jul 2021 16:25:00 +0200 589566 1626360334 1626359100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Steel giant to harness green hydrogen, renewables to produce zero-carbon steel https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-giant-to-harness-green-hydrogen-renewables-to-produce-zero-carbon-steel-2021-07-14 Terence Creamer GREEN STEEL Wed, 14 Jul 2021 12:10:00 +0200 589356 1626271399 1626257400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000950467_resized_arcelormittalsaldanhaworks1810221113duane.jpeg 511 287 AfDB provides $6m grant to launch West Africa desert-to-power programme https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-provides-6m-grant-to-launch-west-africa-desert-to-power-programme-2021-07-13 Schalk Burger ENERGY Tue, 13 Jul 2021 12:48:00 +0200 589250 1626178490 1626173280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Trina Solar expands into South Africa with new distribution facility https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trina-solar-expands-into-south-africa-with-new-distribution-facility-2021-07-13 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 13 Jul 2021 11:40:00 +0200 589234 1626169833 1626169200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000950256_resized_renewableenergytrinasolardistributionfacilityinsa0720211022.jpg 511 287 Opinion: Cheap renewables offer the key to universal electricity access in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-cheap-renewables-offer-the-key-to-universal-electricity-access-in-africa-2021-07-06 Creamer Media Reporter ELECTRICITY Tue, 06 Jul 2021 08:22:00 +0200 588561 1625553870 1625552520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000948859_resized_europeancommissionexecutivevicepresidentfranstimmermans07211022.jpg European Commission executive VP Frans Timmerman 511 287 Botswana issues licence for first large scale solar power plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/botswana-issues-licence-for-first-large-scale-solar-power-plant-2021-07-05 Reuters SOLAR Mon, 05 Jul 2021 16:33:00 +0200 588552 1625495669 1625495580 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Sasol, IDC team up to stimulate South Africa’s green-hydrogen industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-idc-team-up-to-stimulate-south-africas-green-hydrogen-industry-2021-07-05 Terence Creamer GREEN HYDROGEN Mon, 05 Jul 2021 11:15:00 +0200 588496 1625478394 1625476500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000948750_resized_sasolsecundapowerlines310221114duane.jpeg Power lines with Sasol's Secunda complex in the background 511 287 Dartcom to distribute Longi solar panels in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dartcom-to-distribute-longi-solar-panels-in-south-africa-2021-07-02 Schalk Burger SOLAR Fri, 02 Jul 2021 14:25:00 +0200 588380 1625229985 1625228700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 First South African city readies to seek private power generation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-south-african-city-readies-to-seek-private-power-generation-2021-07-01 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Thu, 01 Jul 2021 09:10:00 +0200 588161 1625123575 1625123400 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Britain to accelerate its phase-out of coal-fired power stations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/britain-to-accelerate-its-phase-out-of-coal-fired-power-stations-2021-06-30 Rebecca Campbell COAL Wed, 30 Jun 2021 14:32:00 +0200 588107 1625056860 1625056320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 New learning hub aims to equip social practitioners to raise impact of IPP upliftment programmes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-learning-hub-aims-to-equip-social-practitioners-to-raise-impact-of-ipp-upliftment-programmes-2021-06-30 Terence Creamer SOCIAL PERFORMANCE Wed, 30 Jun 2021 14:30:00 +0200 588105 1625066342 1625056200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000947951_resized_solarwind0408gettyimages1163243711105211022.jpg 511 287 Hydropower important for storage, just transition to low-carbon electricity – IEA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydropower-important-for-storage-just-transition-to-low-carbon-electricity-iea-2021-06-30 Schalk Burger HYDROPOWER Wed, 30 Jun 2021 10:50:00 +0200 588057 1625055558 1625043000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000947843_resized_hydropower1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Opinion: Does the new 100MW cap solve all our renewable-energy problems? https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opiniondoes-the-new-100mw-cap-solve-all-our-renewable-energy-problems-2021-06-28 Creamer Media Reporter ELECTRICITY Mon, 28 Jun 2021 15:36:00 +0200 587900 1624888022 1624887360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000947572_resized_toprenewableenergyprojectssolarpanelswithelectricitypylonandwindturbinestockimage1112201022.jpg 511 287 SAPVIA welcomes Italian investment in local solar PV inverter manufacturing capacity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sapvia-welcomes-italian-investment-in-local-solar-pv-inverter-manufacturing-capacity-2021-06-25 Tasneem Bulbulia SOLAR Fri, 25 Jun 2021 13:31:00 +0200 587747 1624624234 1624620660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Time billing solutions in battery storage https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/time-billing-solutions-in-battery-storage-2021-06-25 Anna Moross Solar Fri, 25 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0200 586449 1623329371 1624572000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000944484_resized_energystorageblockpowerbattery06211022.jpg ENERGY STORAGE 250kVA, 1MWh containerised battery system in operation within Sabi Sands South Africa 511 287 Decentralised power projects on a positive trajectory, says Nedbank CIB’s Peo https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/decentralised-power-projects-on-a-positive-trajectory-says-nedbank-cibs-peo-2021-06-24 Donna Slater ELECTRICITY Thu, 24 Jun 2021 07:25:00 +0200 587535 1624624199 1624512300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Decentral Energy signs R115m loan agreement with the IDC https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/decentral-energy-signs-r115m-loan-agreement-with-the-idc-2021-06-23 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 23 Jun 2021 14:36:00 +0200 587485 1624456286 1624451760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SEM installs solar PV system at Stellenbosch University's Neelsie student centre https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sem-installs-solar-pv-system-at-stellenbosch-universitys-neelsie-student-centre-2021-06-23 Schalk Burger SOLAR Wed, 23 Jun 2021 11:23:00 +0200 587461 1624452419 1624440180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 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