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Glencore signs MoU with Chinese company for carbon capture tech  

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     12th April 2021 The China Huaneng Group Clean Energy Research Institute and diversified miner Glencore have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate on carbon capture use and storage (CCUS) technology, starting with Glencore’s Carbon Capture Transport and Storage Company (CTSCo) project at the... 

EN/MW PIPS – 02/04/2021

By: Sheila Barradas     2nd April 2021 Name of the Project Furfural production pilot plant. Location 

Free, free at last!

By: Terry Mackenzie-hoy     2nd April 2021 What is a fact is that many people think that being off the grid, independent from Eskom, is very much more desirable than being connected to the grid. What is also a fact is that many people do not understand the simple basic fact that Eskom (when not load-shedding) is 90% reliable, while any... 

Three European companies join renewable organisation RES4Africa

By: Schalk Burger     19th March 2021 Three Europe-based companies have joined renewable energy industry organisation Renewable Energy Solutions for Africa Foundation (RES4Africa). The companies are renewable energy company EDP Renewables; energy management and automation company Schneider Electric; and wind energy company Vestas 

Renewables announcement provides certainty, but urgency still needed, says Maynier

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     19th March 2021 Western Cape Finance and Economic Opportunities Minister David Maynier has welcomed the announcement by Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe, on March 18, of the preferred bidders for the Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme and the release of the... 

Water Resource Management – a world-wide concern as we celebrate World Water Day

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th March 2021 Scarcity of fresh water has become an unavoidable and serious threat. By John Conboy – Danfoss Drives Director – Danfoss Middle East & Africa 

Western Cape names candidate municipalities to be primed for direct IPP procurement 

By: Terence Creamer     17th March 2021 Six Western Cape municipalities, as well as the City of Cape Town, have been named by Western Cape Finance and Economic Opportunities Minister David Maynier as candidates to participate in the first phase of the province’s Municipal Energy Resilience (MER) project. The MER initiative, which was... 

New report highlights decade of falling electricity production in South Africa  

By: Terence Creamer     11th March 2021 A new Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) report offers a sobering picture of declining electricity system production and demand between 2010 and 2020 – a trend that was amplified further during Covid-hit 2020, when demand slumped by a sharp 5.1%, or 11.8 TWh, to a decade low... 

Local management team acquires South African businesses of global company

22nd February 2021 As part of its global strategy and realignment of its global operations, Stanley Oil & Gas has sold its South African business entities Stanley Inspection South Africa, De-tect Unit Inspections and Cooperheat of Africa to a local management team, organised as NYTS Holdings, who maintains a... 

Climate change mitigation efforts contribute to hydrogen fuel cell market growth

By: Donna Slater     18th February 2021 There is a growing market for hydrogen-fuelled, proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells that rely on platinum catalysts in the transportation sector, especially zero-emissions powertrains in heavy-duty and fleet commercial vehicles, according to platinum investment stimulator the World Platinum... 

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