Engineering News | Transmission & Distribution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/transmission Mon, 25 Oct 2021 09:24:01 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 South Africa to set up finance workstream to assess climate-finance offers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-to-set-up-finance-workstream-to-assess-climate-finance-offers-2021-10-22 Terence Creamer CLIMATE FINANCE Fri, 22 Oct 2021 15:50:00 +0200 598720 1634916014 1634910600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000969261_resized_barbaracreecygcis61022.jpg Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy 511 287 How South Africa plans to secure backing for its ‘Just Transition Financing Facility’ at COP26 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/how-south-africa-plans-to-secure-backing-for-its-just-transition-financing-facility-at-cop26-2021-10-21 Terence Creamer ENERGY TRANSITION Thu, 21 Oct 2021 15:05:00 +0200 598588 1634831414 1634821500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000968969_resized_solarpvdeaar1022.jpeg Cabinet wants ‘Just Transition Financing Facility’ to fund green projects in the electricity, automotive and hydrogen sectors. 511 287 Municipalities central to resolving energy security issues, says panel   https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipalities-central-to-resolvingenergy-security-issues-says-panel--2021-10-20 Marleny Arnoldi ELECTRICITY Wed, 20 Oct 2021 17:05:00 +0200 598485 1634797833 1634742300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Energy transition holds greatest promise for growth, job creation and development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-transitionholds-greatest-promise-for-growth-job-creation-and-development-2021-10-19 Schalk Burger ECONOMY Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:41:00 +0200 598365 1634658201 1634654460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Zambia's State power firm Zesco has $3.5bn debt - energy minister https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambias-state-power-firm-zesco-has-35bn-debt---energy-minister-2021-10-15 Reuters ELECTRICITY Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:51:00 +0200 598077 1634288635 1634287860 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Electricity wheeling can reduce load-shedding risk if legal, technical uncertainties are addressed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electricity-wheeling-can-reduce-load-shedding-risk-if-legal-technical-uncertainties-are-addressed-2021-10-15 Donna Slater ELECTRICITY Fri, 15 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 597217 1634024581 1634248800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000967192_resized_wheeling.jpg 511 287 Eskom aiming to secure concessional funding for R400bn just energy transition project pipeline https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-aiming-to-secure-concessional-funding-for-r400bn-just-energy-transition-project-pipeline-2021-10-14 Terence Creamer ESKOM Thu, 14 Oct 2021 16:50:00 +0200 598030 1634224803 1634223000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000967861_resized_eskomrockstatuemegawattpark11181022dylan.jpg 511 287 CoJ signs agreement to possibly take over Soweto, Sandton supply from Eskom https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coj-signs-agreement-to-take-over-soweto-sandton-supply-from-eskom-2021-10-14 Schalk Burger ELECTRICITY Thu, 14 Oct 2021 16:26:00 +0200 598029 1634240320 1634221560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Eskom confirms load-shedding to be suspended on Thursday, but warns system constraints remain https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-confirms-load-shedding-to-be-suspended-on-thursday-but-warns-risks-to-some-generating-units-remain-2021-10-13 Creamer Media Reporter ELECTRICITY Wed, 13 Oct 2021 17:45:00 +0200 597858 1634140363 1634139900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa needs to ramp up critical minerals exploration as world decarbonises - study https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-needs-to-ramp-up-critical-minerals-exploration-as-world-decarbonises---study-2021-10-13 Terence Creamer CRITICAL MINERALS Wed, 13 Oct 2021 16:20:00 +0200 597853 1634191209 1634134800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000967473_resized_ironorestockpile1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 De Ruyter: Eskom working to avoid load-shedding during elections https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/de-ruyter-eskom-working-to-avoid-load-shedding-during-elections-2021-10-13 News24Wire Transmission & Distribution Wed, 13 Oct 2021 14:58:00 +0200 597825 1634134446 1634129880 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000967433_resized_andrederuyter2eskom01201022donna.jpg Eskom CEO André de Ruyter 511 287 Sacci business confidence lower in September, but remains above pre-Covid levels https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sacci-business-confidence-lower-in-september-but-remains-above-pre-covid-levels-2021-10-11 Schalk Burger BUSINESS CONFIDENCE Mon, 11 Oct 2021 11:35:00 +0200 597547 1633945178 1633944900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ramaphosa lends his weight to plans for raising concessional funding for ‘just transition’ https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-lends-his-weight-to-plans-for-raising-concessional-funding-for-just-transition-2021-10-11 Terence Creamer CLIMATE FINANCE Mon, 11 Oct 2021 09:55:00 +0200 597529 1633965487 1633938900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000967051_resized_cyrilramaphosa410222.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Eskom denies Joburg ANC claim that city will take over power supply https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-denies-joburg-anc-claim-that-city-will-take-over-power-supply-2021-10-08 News24Wire Transmission & Distribution Fri, 08 Oct 2021 15:20:00 +0200 597490 1633702288 1633699200 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000966955_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Alarming chunk of Eskom capacity is down as load-shedding hits again https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alarming-chunk-of-eskom-capacity-is-down-as-load-shedding-hits-again-2021-10-08 News24Wire Transmission & Distribution Fri, 08 Oct 2021 14:49:00 +0200 597481 1633699753 1633697340 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000966920_resized_loadsheddingpowerelectricityflamecandle310221214duane.jpg 511 287 Eskom to implement power cuts to replenish reserves https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-to-implement-power-cuts-to-replenish-reserves-2021-10-07 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 07 Oct 2021 19:56:00 +0200 597367 1633629563 1633629360 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 PCC’s Olver sees updating IRP to exclude new coal as key policy priority https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pccs-olver-sees-updating-irp-to-exclude-new-coal-as-key-policy-priority-2021-10-07 Terence Creamer ENERGY POLICY Thu, 07 Oct 2021 16:15:00 +0200 597331 1633628064 1633616100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000966525_resized_crispianolver1022.jpg Presidential Climate Commission executive director Dr Crispian Olver 511 287 Ramaphosa moots possible hydrogen partnership with Namibia as he punts Boegoebaai export hub https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-moots-possible-hydrogen-partnership-with-namibia-as-he-punts-boegoebaai-export-hub-2021-10-07 Terence Creamer GREEN HYDROGEN Thu, 07 Oct 2021 12:45:00 +0200 597269 1633620366 1633603500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000966382_resized_cyrilramaphosa41022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Eskom calls on public to reduce energy use https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-calls-on-public-to-reduce-energy-use-2021-10-07 Creamer Media Reporter ELECTRICITY Thu, 07 Oct 2021 10:42:00 +0200 597227 1633615916 1633596120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 De Ruyter says 'substantial' concessional finance available to support just energy transition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/de-ruyter-says-substantial-concessional-finance-available-to-support-just-energy-transition-2021-10-05 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 05 Oct 2021 19:00:00 +0200 597077 1633501263 1633453200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000966069_resized_andrederuytereskom0821donna1022.jpg Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter 511 287 Eskom CEO bemoans slow pace of talks on cutting R402bn debt https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-ceo-bemoans-slow-pace-of-talks-on-cutting-r402bn-debt-2021-09-20 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Mon, 20 Sep 2021 09:21:00 +0200 595617 1632122682 1632122460 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https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-african-power-project-boon-2021-09-10 Creamer Media Reporter ENERGY Fri, 10 Sep 2021 10:52:00 +0200 594855 1631280106 1631263920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000961874_resized_bowmansshamilahgrimwoodnorley09211022.jpg Bowmans head of banking and finance Shamilah Grimwood-Norley 511 287 Eskom unbundling fails to cut solvency risk, Futuregrowth says https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-unbundling-fails-to-cut-solvency-risk-futuregrowth-says-2021-09-09 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Thu, 09 Sep 2021 11:17:00 +0200 594683 1631196268 1631179020 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Senegal starts clock on $550m US grant to boost power supply https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/senegal-starts-clock-on-550m-us-grant-to-boost-power-supply-2021-09-09 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 09 Sep 2021 10:30:00 +0200 594669 1631176376 1631176200 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 ANC offers strong endorsement of Eskom’s just energy transaction following lekgotla https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/anc-offers-strong-endorsement-of-eskoms-just-energy-transaction-following-lekgotla-2021-09-07 Terence Creamer ESKOM Tue, 07 Sep 2021 10:05:00 +0200 594409 1631025434 1631001900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000960870_resized_komaticoal.jpg The Komati power station 511 287 Eskom warns of ongoing injections unless solution is found to ‘unsustainable’ debt https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-warns-of-ongoing-injections-unless-solution-is-found-to-unsustainable-debt-2021-08-31 Terence Creamer ESKOM Tue, 31 Aug 2021 20:25:00 +0200 593821 1630474938 1630434300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000959621_resized_andrederuyter4eskom01201022donna.jpg Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter 511 287 Steep electricity tariffs cause outcry in Western Cape legislature 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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 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 AfDB finances cross-country power initiative, youth development in Ethiopia 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https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wheeling-framework-remains-an-inhibitor-to-ipps-says-association-2021-07-23 Marleny Arnoldi ELECTRICITY Fri, 23 Jul 2021 10:17:00 +0200 590328 1627050374 1627028220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000952588_resized_20210723saippa.jpg SAIPPA independent consultant Andrew Carr 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85881_2021-07-23_saippa_-_2.mp4114416460SAIPPA independent consultant Andrew Carr and CPCS principal consultant Ian Johnson touch on South Africa's wheeling issues SAIPPA independent consultant Andrew Carr and CPCS principal consultant Ian Johnson touch on South Africa's wheeling issues