Engineering News | Transmission & Distribution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/transmission Tue, 23 Jul 2019 02:52:38 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Nigeria, Siemens agree roadmap to increase power – Buhari https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigeria-siemens-agree-roadmap-to-increase-power-buhari-2019-07-22 Reuters ENERGY Mon, 22 Jul 2019 16:05:00 +0200 526396 1563804426 1563804300 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 South Africa allocates extra R59bn for cash-strapped Eskom https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-allocates-extra-r59bn-for-cash-strapped-eskom-2019-07-22 Reuters ELECTRICITY Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:34:00 +0200 526348 1563804510 1563791640 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000813378_resized_eskomlethabopowerstation0319terence1022.jpg 511 287 South Africa set to name 'bad cop' to oversee Eskom rescue https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-set-to-name-bad-cop-to-oversee-eskom-rescue-2019-07-19 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:02:00 +0200 526217 1563542828 1563541320 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Fixing Eskom will result in higher taxes, electricity prices – economist https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fixing-eskom-will-result-in-higher-taxes-electricity-prices-warns-absa-chief-economist-2019-07-17 Irma Venter ECONOMY Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:43:00 +0200 525879 1563368277 1563367380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812147_resized_absajeffgable0719dylan1022.jpg Absa research head and chief economist Jeff Gable 511 287 SOEs in need of expert staff – Gordhan https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/soes-in-need-of-expert-staff-gordhan-2019-07-17 African News Agency Transmission & Distribution Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:09:00 +0200 525868 1563372904 1563365340 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812134_resized_pravingordhan1010220716duane.jpg Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan 511 287 Eskom group treasurer resigns https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-group-treasurer-resigns-2019-07-15 Tasneem Bulbulia ELECTRICITY Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:37:00 +0200 525611 1563195184 1563194220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Eskom’s quickest fix is giving it cash now, swapping debt later https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskoms-quickest-fix-is-giving-it-cash-now-swapping-debt-later-2019-07-15 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:32:00 +0200 525568 1563182272 1563179520 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Flexible modular drive system added to range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-adds-flexible-modular-drive-system-to-range-2019-07-01 Cameron Mackay Transmission & Distribution Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524270 1562592317 1562882400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808601_resized_schneiderelectricautomationfair020620191022.jpg DRIVE FOR FLEXIBLE LOADS The APM drive system provides flexibility for end-users in terms of late changes to the load in the design and installation phase of a project 511 287 China Development Bank loan on track, says Eskom's Mabuza https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-development-bank-loan-on-track-says-eskoms-mabuza-2019-07-11 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Thu, 11 Jul 2019 22:15:00 +0200 525393 1562876245 1562876100 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Gordhan says draft Eskom unbundling White Paper to be finalised soon https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gordhan-says-draft-eskom-unbundling-white-paper-to-be-finalised-soon-2019-07-11 Terence Creamer ESKOM Thu, 11 Jul 2019 16:25:00 +0200 525382 1562871467 1562855100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811062_resized_pravingordhan110220316duane.jpeg Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan 511 287 Rand strengthens as Eskom proposal soothes traders’ nerves https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rand-strengthens-as-eskom-proposal-soothes-traders-nerves-2019-07-11 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Thu, 11 Jul 2019 15:05:00 +0200 525364 1562850672 1562850300 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Mashaba threatens to take Eskom to Nersa over Johannesburg power cuts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mashaba-threatens-to-take-eskom-to-nersa-over-johannesburg-power-cuts-2019-07-11-1 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Thu, 11 Jul 2019 10:05:00 +0200 525265 1562852163 1562832300 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810763_resized_hermanmashaba310220315duane.jpg Herman Mashaba 511 287 Eskom has yet another headache – an $813m a year carbon tax bill https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-has-yet-another-headache-an-813m-a-year-carbon-tax-bill-2019-07-10 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Wed, 10 Jul 2019 08:20:00 +0200 525105 1562741593 1562739600 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Ramaphosa says he will discuss Zim's energy woes with Eskom https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-says-he-will-discuss-zims-energy-woes-with-eskom-2019-07-09 News24Wire Transmission & Distribution Tue, 09 Jul 2019 09:18:00 +0200 524990 1562677845 1562656680 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810165_resized_cyrilramaphosa150520191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Zimbabwe power utility says needs $14m a month for imports https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-power-utility-says-needs-14m-a-month-for-imports-2019-07-08 Reuters ELECTRICITY Mon, 08 Jul 2019 12:51:00 +0200 524923 1562583175 1562583060 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 National Treasury briefs appropriations committees on R17bn payment to Eskom https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/national-treasury-briefs-appropriations-committees-on-r17bn-payment-to-eskom-2019-07-04 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Thu, 04 Jul 2019 09:39:00 +0200 524581 1562226100 1562225940 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 South Africa weighs new support measures for struggling Eskom https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-weighs-new-support-measures-for-struggling-eskom-2019-07-03 Reuters ELECTRICITY Wed, 03 Jul 2019 11:35:00 +0200 524506 1562166248 1562146500 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809110_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Eskom confirms receiving debt payment installment from Zimbabwe https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-confirms-receiving-debt-payment-installment-from-zimbabwe-2019-07-02 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Tue, 02 Jul 2019 23:24:00 +0200 524453 1562102751 1562102640 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Zimbabwe expects to pay $10m to Eskom by end of Monday https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-expects-to-pay-10m-to-eskom-by-end-of-monday-2019-07-01 Reuters ELECTRICITY Mon, 01 Jul 2019 14:26:00 +0200 524278 1561989580 1561983960 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808656_resized_eskomlogo050620191022.jpg 511 287 Collaboration ensures reliable energy solutions for water pumpstations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-ensures-reliable-energy-solutions-for-water-pumpstations-2019-06-12 Khutso Maphatsoe Transmission & Distribution Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522554 1561027751 1561672800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805510_resized_ifatafricafeaturehimoinsagenerator0620191022.jpg FORWARD THINKING Himoinsa is investing in research and development, and has launched several products that will effectively integrate with hybrid power solutions 511 287 South Africa says Eskom creditors won’t lose out in restructure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-says-eskom-creditors-wont-lose-out-in-restructure-2019-06-27 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Thu, 27 Jun 2019 11:24:00 +0200 523944 1561629174 1561627440 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Mon, 24 Jun 2019 14:17:00 +0200 523569 1561388371 1561378620 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000807018_resized_powerstationkelvin30805duane1022.jpg 511 287 Freezing cold, water cuts and power outages: Gauteng's week of triple challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/freezing-cold-water-cuts-and-power-outages-gautengs-week-of-triple-challenges-2019-06-24 African News Agency SERVICES Mon, 24 Jun 2019 09:17:00 +0200 523488 1561363443 1561360620 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Five things to watch out for in Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation speech https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/five-things-to-watch-out-for-in-ramaphosas-state-of-the-nation-speech-2019-06-20 Bloomberg STATE OF THE NATION Thu, 20 Jun 2019 09:52:00 +0200 523191 1561017616 1561017120 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000806196_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 The only option for Eskom is one South Africa can't afford https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-only-option-for-eskom-is-one-south-africa-cant-afford-2019-06-19 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:03:00 +0200 523077 1560938576 1560931380 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805934_resized_eskomlethabopowerstation0319terence1022.jpg Eskom's Lethabo power station 511 287 Ramaphosa to announce more support for Eskom https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-to-announce-more-support-for-eskom-2019-06-18 Reuters ELECTRICITY Tue, 18 Jun 2019 16:13:00 +0200 523028 1560870686 1560867180 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805838_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Commission approves M&R's buyout of Opti Power Projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commission-approves-mrs-buyout-of-opti-power-projects-2019-06-14 Creamer Media Reporter CONSTRUCTION Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:45:00 +0200 522811 1560501928 1560498300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Côte d’Ivoire smart grid improves power security, access to power pool https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cte-divoire-smart-grid-improves-power-security-access-to-power-pool-2019-06-14 Schalk Burger ELECTRICITY Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521831 1560239902 1560463200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Greenpeace study recommends Eskom sell its coal-fired power stations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/greenpeace-study-recommends-eskom-sell-its-coal-fired-power-stations-2019-06-11 Tasneem Bulbulia ELECTRICITY Tue, 11 Jun 2019 12:34:00 +0200 522423 1560249763 1560249240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804531_resized_eskomlethabopowerstation0319terence1022.jpg The Lethabo power station 511 287 TCTA comes up with power alternative amid ‘war zone’ at Mintails plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tcta-comes-up-with-power-alternative-amid-war-zone-at-mintails-plant-2019-06-06 Marleny Arnoldi ACID MINE WATER Thu, 06 Jun 2019 12:54:00 +0200 522037 1559831577 1559818440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ramaphosa meets State firm chiefs after resignations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-meets-state-firm-chiefs-after-resignations-2019-06-06 Reuters STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Thu, 06 Jun 2019 10:00:00 +0200 521984 1559828147 1559808000 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000803507_resized_cyrilramaphosa4060220191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Departures at State firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/departures-at-south-african-state-firms-could-drag-out-ramaphosas-reforms-2019-06-04 Reuters STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Tue, 04 Jun 2019 09:45:00 +0200 521699 1562054274 1559634300 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802934_resized_cyrilramaphosa150520191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Oil monitoring technology prolongs gearbox life https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-monitoring-technology-prolongs-gearbox-life-2019-05-31 Halima Frost Transmission & Distribution Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519768 1559026787 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799263_resized_corrosionatten205191022.jpg WINDING ME UP The wind turbine’s gearbox and oil efficacy can be monitored by sensors 511 287 Eskom insiders provide 'very limited' choices to replace CEO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-insiders-provide-very-limited-choices-to-replace-ceo-2019-05-28 Bloomberg STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Tue, 28 May 2019 11:39:00 +0200 521045 1559055906 1559036340 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801609_resized_calibcassimdylanslater02191022.jpg Eskom CFO Calib Cassim 511 287 Brazilians score following African Utility Week https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brazilians-score-following-african-utility-week-2019-05-28 Kim Cloete ENERGY Tue, 28 May 2019 11:29:00 +0200 521044 1559036523 1559035740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801603_resized_auw2019brazildelegation05191022.jpg Delegates from Brazil attended the African Utility Week in South Africa 511 287