Engineering News | Wind https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/wind Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:39:21 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Russia’s latest great game in Africa: energy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/russias-latest-great-game-in-africa-energy-2019-06-10 African News Agency ENERGY Mon, 10 Jun 2019 09:30:00 +0200 522226 1560152799 1560151800 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 South Africa’s wind power construction to peak at above 1 GW in 2020/21 – WoodMac https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-wind-power-construction-to-peak-at-above-1-gw-in-202021-woodmac-2019-06-05 Schalk Burger RENEWABLES Wed, 05 Jun 2019 12:48:00 +0200 521896 1559736709 1559731680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Oil monitoring technology prolongs gearbox life https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-monitoring-technology-prolongs-gearbox-life-2019-05-31 Halima Frost Wind 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 Enel’s fourth South African wind farm to start operating in 2021 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enels-fourth-south-african-wind-farm-to-start-operating-in-2021-2019-05-27 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 27 May 2019 16:19:00 +0200 520955 1558967211 1558966740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Senegal imports turbines for West Africa's first big wind farm project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/senegal-imports-turbines-for-west-africas-first-big-wind-farm-project-2019-05-24 Reuters RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 24 May 2019 12:41:00 +0200 520818 1558694613 1558694460 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Transport of wind turbine components for two projects under way https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-of-wind-turbine-components-for-two-major-projects-underway-2019-05-20 Tasneem Bulbulia RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 20 May 2019 15:37:00 +0200 520342 1558512350 1558359420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 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 Wind 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 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 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 Energy dept launches updated Wind Atlas for South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-dept-launches-updated-wind-atlas-for-south-africa-2019-05-07 Marleny Arnoldi WIND Tue, 07 May 2019 10:50:00 +0200 518971 1558082301 1557219000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797479_resized_windfarm1022.jpg 511 287 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 SABS hosts wind energy technical meeting https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sabs-hosts-wind-energy-technical-meeting-2019-05-06 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 06 May 2019 14:10:00 +0200 518890 1557145156 1557144600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 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 Upcoming Windaba to extend gaze beyond South Africa to rest of continent https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upcoming-windaba-to-extend-focus-beyond-south-africa-to-rest-of-continent-2019-04-29 Creamer Media Reporter WIND CONFERENCE Mon, 29 Apr 2019 15:58:00 +0200 518338 1556552092 1556546280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796079_resized_windturbinesiemens1022.jpg 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 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) 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 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 Wind 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 Wind 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 Wind 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 Wind Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515467 1554731336 1554415200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 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 Improved policy, regulation needed to help Eskom power SA, Brics Bank meeting told https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-policy-regulation-needed-to-help-eskom-power-sa-brics-bank-meeting-told-2019-04-02 African News Agency Wind Tue, 02 Apr 2019 15:59:00 +0200 516034 1554213763 1554213540 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791070_resized_eskomlogomegawattpark1022reuters.jpg 511 287 NDB, DBSA sign loan agreement for renewable energy projects in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ndb-dbsa-sign-loan-agreement-for-renewable-energy-projects-in-south-africa-2019-04-01 Simone Liedtke ENERGY Mon, 01 Apr 2019 12:10:00 +0200 515851 1554130226 1554113400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Opinion: If investment is the goal, what should SA’s electricity game plan be? https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/if-investment-is-the-goal-what-should-sas-electricity-game-plan-be-2019-03-22-1 Tobias Bischof-Niemz Transition Talk Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:00:00 +0200 515022 1553282882 1553241600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788851_resized_figureirp2018balances1022.jpg LEAST-COST ADVANTAGES: No environmental benefits in deviating from South Africa least-cost electricity scenario 511 287 Opinion: If there are more jobs in renewables, why are coal miners so unhappy? https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/if-there-are-more-jobs-in-renewables-why-are-coal-miners-so-unhappy-2019-03-08-1 Tobias Bischof-Niemz Transition Talk Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0200 513688 1552056069 1552024800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785926_resized_windtechnicianenertrag1022.jpeg The net benefits of a least-cost mix of solar PV, wind and flexibility should be directed towards policies that support coal workers 511 287 Atlantis wind turbine tower manufacturing signals renewables industry’s recovery https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/atlantis-wind-turbine-tower-manufacturing-signals-renewables-industrys-recovery-2019-03-07 Tasneem Bulbulia WIND POWER Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:45:00 +0200 513677 1551969987 1551969900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Orion mulls solar, wind energy generation options for Prieska project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/orion-mulls-solar-wind-energy-generation-options-for-prieska-project-2019-03-05 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY/MINING ENERGY Tue, 05 Mar 2019 11:02:00 +0200 513305 1551776686 1551776520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785085_resized_errolsmart09171022duane.jpg Orion Minerals Errol Smart 511 287 Motsepe rejects Eskom conspiracy claims as ‘ridiculous’, but admits to ‘serious’ ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motsepe-rejects-eskom-conspiracy-as-ridiculous-but-admits-to-serious-perception-problem-2019-02-18 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:55:00 +0200 511918 1550559552 1550498100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782012_resized_patricemotsepe209171022duane.jpg AREP chairperson Patrice Motsepe 511 287 Gordhan’s IPP renegotiation proposal triggers ‘breach of contract’ warnings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gordhans-ipp-renegotiation-proposal-triggers-breach-of-contract-warnings-2019-02-15 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:30:00 +0200 511775 1550245828 1550237400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781722_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm2010221214duane.jpeg 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 Wind 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 Enel starts construction of 140 MW Eastern Cape wind farm https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enel-starts-construction-of-140-mw-eastern-cape-wind-farm-2019-02-12 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:34:00 +0200 511384 1549982141 1549982040 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Opinion: Are there really more jobs in coal than in renewables? https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-are-there-really-more-jobs-in-coal-than-in-renewables-2019-02-12 Tobias Bischof-Niemz Transition Talk Tue, 12 Feb 2019 10:00:00 +0200 511262 1549981902 1549958400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780541_resized_tobiasbischoffniemz08181022.jpeg Dr Tobias Bischof-Niemz 511 287 Electrical equipment group aims to penetrate new markets with integrated offering https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electrical-equipment-group-aims-to-penetrate-new-markets-with-integrated-offering-2019-02-12 Terence Creamer ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT Tue, 12 Feb 2019 09:10:00 +0200 511246 1549966134 1549955400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780511_resized_siegfried.jpg Zest WEG Group CEO Siegfried Kreutzfeld 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/77376_2019-02-06_zest_-_3.mp426164928Zest WEG Group CEO Siegfried Kreutzfeld in conversation with Engineering News Editor Terence Creamer on the group's growth strategy. Camera Work & Editing: Darlene Creamer. Zest WEG Group CEO Siegfried Kreutzfeld in conversation with Engineering News Editor Terence Creamer on the group's growth strategy. Camera Work & Editing: Darlene Creamer. New statistics point to renewables playing a role in load-shedding mitigation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-statistics-point-to-renewables-playing-a-role-in-load-shedding-mitigation-2019-02-11 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:20:00 +0200 511190 1549898258 1549894800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780407_resized_jarradwright1022.jpg CSIR Energy Centre principal engineer Jarrad Wright 511 287 Africa, Middle East increase onshore wind power capacity to 5.7 GW https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-middle-east-increase-onshore-wind-power-capacity-to-57-gw-2019-02-11 Marleny Arnoldi RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 11 Feb 2019 15:57:00 +0200 511196 1549894807 1549893420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780388_resized_windfarmimage1022.jpg 511 287