Engineering News | Waves https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/waves Sun, 24 Oct 2021 08:49:08 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Waves 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 Waves 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 Waves Fri, 19 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 578222 1615814254 1616104800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000927005_resized_energytransitionsschneiderelectriczanelledalglish03211022.jpg ZANELLE DALGLISH Our vision of sustainability is holistic and ecosystemic, as it covers all environmental, social and governance topics 511 287 Schneider Electric partners with Minesto to roll out marine energy solutions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/schneider-electric-partners-with-minesto-to-roll-out-minesto-marine-energy-solutions-2021-03-17 Schalk Burger ENERGY Wed, 17 Mar 2021 10:07:00 +0200 579434 1615974647 1615968420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000929664_resized_minestodg100tow03211022.jpg 511 287 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 Government commits to improving infrastructure spending https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-commits-to-improving-infrastructure-spending-2021-02-24 Tasneem Bulbulia BUDGET 2021 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:11:00 +0200 577522 1614236183 1614172260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ocean energy fund expected to boost sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ocean-energy-fund-expected-to-boost-sector-2021-02-19 Donna Slater RENEWABLES Fri, 19 Feb 2021 15:52:00 +0200 577170 1613743555 1613742720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 IRP’s wind component could trigger yearly investments of R40bn, create 144 000 jobs by 2030 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irps-wind-component-could-trigger-yearly-investments-of-r40bn-create-144-000-jobs-by-2030-2020-09-22 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 22 Sep 2020 15:30:00 +0200 565419 1605513846 1600781400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000899867_resized_excelsiorwindfarm2biothermenergy1022.jpg BioTherm Energy's Excelsior Wind Farm 511 287 Renewables zones in Emalahleni and Klerksdorp part of just-transition vision – Creecy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-zones-in-emalahleni-and-klerksdorp-part-of-just-transition-vision-creecy-2020-07-23 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 23 Jul 2020 16:50:00 +0200 560192 1595517371 1595515800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000887648_resized_barbaracreecy09191022dylan.jpg Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy 511 287 Irena forecasts rise in ocean energy installations to 10 GW by 2030 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irena-forecasts-rise-in-ocean-energy-installations-to-10-gw-by-2030-2020-05-15 Terence Creamer OCEAN ENERGY Fri, 15 May 2020 16:50:00 +0200 553673 1589554499 1589554200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000873161_resized_oceanenergy1022.jpg 511 287 Mantashe seeks comment on draft regulations enabling municipalities to buy own power https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mantashe-seeks-comment-on-draft-regulations-enabling-municipalities-to-buy-own-power-2020-05-06 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 06 May 2020 09:37:00 +0200 552502 1588852032 1588750620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000870620_resized_gwedemantashedmre10191022dylan.jpg Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82193_draft-regulations-amending-electricity-regulations-on-newgeneneration-capacity.pdf467806 Storage should aim to address cost reduction https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/storage-should-aim-to-address-cost-reduction-2020-04-10 Mamaili Mamaila Waves Fri, 10 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 548820 1606125564 1586469600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Privatisation slowly becoming reality https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/privatisation-slowly-becoming-reality-2020-03-20 Tracy Hancock Waves Fri, 20 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 546155 1584522860 1584655200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000856594_resized_electriccarchargingbattery1022.jpg DRIVEN DISCUSSION The growing adoption of electric vehicles is one trend expected to dominate discussion at Power & Electricity World Africa 2020 511 287 Collaboration needed in electrical sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/greater-communication-collaboration-needed-in-electrical-sector-2020-03-20 Tracy Hancock Waves Fri, 20 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 546158 1584523657 1584655200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000856603_resized_fireinsideelectricalfusebox1022.jpg FIRE STARTER There has been a significant rise in fire damage in South Africa over the past ten years amid a lack of regulation policing and governance 511 287 Re-engineering of coal sector skills needed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/re-engineering-of-coal-sector-skills-needed-2020-03-20 Tracy Hancock Waves Fri, 20 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 546177 1585298719 1584655200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000856681_resized_saretecbuilding1022.jpg Jacobs Transport strives to be a reliable and ethical company, providing its clients with the most efficient services possible. 511 287 Respected head of IPP Office, Breytenbach, asked to leave post https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/respected-head-of-ipp-office-breytenbach-asked-to-leave-her-post-2019-07-22 Terence Creamer IPP OFFICE Mon, 22 Jul 2019 16:40:00 +0200 526400 1563868188 1563806400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000813521_resized_karenbreytenbach04042018dylan1022.jpg Karen Breytenbach 511 287 The world will get half its power from wind, solar by 2050 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-world-will-get-half-its-power-from-wind-solar-by-2050-2019-06-18 Bloomberg RENEWABLES Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:03:00 +0200 522995 1560859673 1560859380 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Pioneering 1 MW wave-energy pilot project being built in Hermanus https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pioneering-1-mw-wave-energy-pilot-project-being-built-in-hermanus-2019-06-13 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 13 Jun 2019 11:00:00 +0200 522674 1560437267 1560416400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805031_resized_wecwallconstruction1022.jpeg Construction of 1 MW wave-energy pilot project under way in Hermanus 511 287 Event set to dissect the future of African energy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-set-to-dissect-the-future-of-african-energy-2019-01-24 Paige Müller Waves Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509626 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777612_resized_bbenergy50413duane1022.jpg AFRICA’S ENERGY FUTURE The Africa Energy Indaba will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre, in Johannesburg, from February 19 and 20 this year 511 287 ‘High priority’ IRP update to be published soon https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-priority-irp-update-to-be-published-soon-2018-04-10 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:15:00 +0200 483396 1523361762 1523358900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718943_resized_thabanezulu0318dylan1022.jpeg Department of Energy director-general Thabane Zulu 511 287 Power and utilities drone market worth more than $9bn https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-and-utilities-drone-market-worth-more-than-9-billion-2017-11-24 Donna Slater Drones Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470958 1511510345 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Africa’s energy future lies in solar energy, says CEO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africas-energy-future-lies-in-solar-energy-says-ceo-2017-07-19 Anine Kilian SOLAR POWER Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:10:00 +0200 459045 1500471482 1500469800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Nuclear is too expensive, too controversial https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-is-too-expensive-too-controversial-2017-05-12 Nadine James Waves Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450581 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645235_resized_robertfishthomsonreuters1022.jpeg ROBERT FISH The costs associated with constructing the necessary infrastructure added to the costs of importing most of the nuclear technology, fuel and materials, will incur large amounts of debt 511 287 Internship academy launches young professionals platform https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/internship-academy-launches-young-professionals-platform-2017-05-05 Nadine James Waves Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450015 1493196470 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643321_resized_ncpctrainee2016recpinternshipprgramme02171022.jpg NURTURING POTENTIAL The launch intends to establish a network of graduates attempting to solve Africa’s power and energy issues 511 287 Programme to accelerate investment implemented https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/implementation-of-development-programme-to-accelerate-investment-in-africa-2017-02-17 Nadine James Waves Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441800 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623006_resized_piasolarsolarcapitalpvplantdeaar161215duane11022.jpg MOMENT IN THE SUN Governments will be showcasing high priority renewable energy projects to attract private sector participation and investment 511 287 Renewables division experiences record-breaking 2016 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-division-experiences-record-breaking-2016-2017-02-17 Nadine James Waves Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441824 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623118_resized_nojoliwindfarmenel1120161022.jpeg NOJOLI WIND FARM Enel Green Power's global renewable energies division completed more than 470 MW of solar and wind projects locally, including the 88 MW Nojoli wind farm 511 287 Chamber looks to strengthen partnerships in local green economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chamber-looks-to-strengthen-partnerships-in-local-green-economy-2017-02-17 Nadine James Waves Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441799 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623002_resized_wbhobuildingenergysolarplantkalahari1022.jpg LONG STANDING RELATIONSHIP Members of the Italian–South African Chamber of Trade and Industries have been involved in the South African energy sector since 2013 511 287 Third Women in Energy conference cohosted at Energy Indaba https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/third-women-in-energy-conference-co-hosted-at-energy-indaba-2017-02-17 Nadine James Waves Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441795 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623328_resized_africaenergyindaba20161022.jpg DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES The Women in Energy conference is designed to aid the increase in leadership and development of women involved in the African energy sectors 511 287 Conference hopes to catalyse African energy revolution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-hopes-to-catalyse-african-energy-revolution-2017-02-17 Nadine James Waves Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441802 1487334333 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623016_resized_2015energyindabaplenary11022.jpg BOOSTING ENERGY The Africa Energy Indaba brings together politicians and energy luminaries to envision and catalyse decisions that will enhance access to energy 511 287 Exponential increase in the number of power generation projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exponential-increase-in-the-number-of-power-generation-projects-2017-02-17 Nadine James Waves Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441868 1487334415 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623233_resized_tsidisodisenyanaecic0217jpg1022.jpeg TSIDISO DISENYANA Foreign investment is targeted at establishing Africa’s green economy, therefore renewables will become a driver of socioeconomic growth 511 287 Aeroderivative gas turbines seen offering stable accompaniment to renewables https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aero-derivative-gas-turbine-technology-offers-stable-alternative-to-renewables-2017-01-27 David Oliveira ENERGY Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439640 1485238958 1485468000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000617704_resized_siemensindustrialtrent60package12161022.jpeg EFFICIENT DESIGN Siemens aero gas turbines have a cycle efficiency that is typically 1% to 3% better than that of traditional industrial gas turbines 511 287 Eskom’s delay in approving PPAs could cost country 15 000 jobs – Sarec https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskoms-delay-in-approving-ppas-could-cost-country-15-000-jobs-sarec-2016-12-19 Ilan Solomons RENEWABLES Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:36:00 +0200 438754 1482242914 1482150960 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Sawea considers legal options to get Eskom to sign PPAs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sawea-considers-legal-options-to-get-eskom-to-sign-ppas-2016-11-02 Kim Cloete WINDABA Wed, 02 Nov 2016 16:55:00 +0200 434061 1478101477 1478098500 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000603036_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine1710220114duane.jpg 511 287 Exxaro eyes more renewables https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exxaro-eyes-more-renewables-2016-08-18 Natasha Odendaal FINANCIAL RESULTS Thu, 18 Aug 2016 16:39:00 +0200 424622 1471534832 1471531140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000580060_resized_mxolisimgojo203161022duane.jpg Exxaro CEO Mxolisi Mgojo 511 287 Financing and legal frameworks key for successful renewables projects in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/financing-and-legal-frameworks-key-for-successful-renewables-projects-in-africa-2016-07-19 Anine Kilian RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:23:00 +0200 420870 1468942028 1468941780 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000570696_resized_solarcspparabolictroughbokpoortconcentratingsolarpowerplantnortherncape110220516duane.jpg 511 287 Energy storage possible standby for grid failure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-storage-possible-standby-for-grid-failure-2016-04-22 Simon Sonnekus Waves Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 407406 1461050753 1461276000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New era for astronomy as gravitational waves detected for the first time https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-era-for-astronomy-as-gravitational-waves-detected-for-the-first-time-2016-02-12 Keith Campbell Science and Technology Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:13:00 +0200 400981 1459247250 1455264780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000514697_resized_blackholes1022.jpg An artist’s impression of two black holes that are about to merge 511 287