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Image of the Medupi power plant at dusk
Medupi power station project, South Africa – update
9th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Efforts are being made to return Medupi Unit 4 to service by the end of July 2024. 


Image of the Kusile power plant
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
9th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Unit 5 of Kusile was synchronised to the national grid at the end of December 2023. 


Innomotics revolutionises industry with integrated solutions
Innomotics revolutionises industry with integrated solutions
7th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Global technology and innovation leader Siemens is making waves in the mining industry with the launch of Innomotics as an independent motors, large drives and solutions powerhouse for the... 


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South Fork Wind Farm, US – update
24th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The first offshore wind turbine for South Fork Wind has been successfully installed. 


Image of offshore wind farm
Thor Wind Farm, Denmark – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

RWE has started a geophysical survey off the Danish west coast. 


Africa using only ‘very small’ percentage of its wind power potential, says GWEC
27th October 2023 By: Irma Venter

Africa is using less than 1% of its wind power potential, which is “very, very, very little”, says Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) Africa director Wangari Muchiri. A new report released at... 


Image of Medupi power plant at night
Medupi power station project, South Africa – update
27th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa has said that the country will receive a significant boost in 2024 with the earlier-than-expected return to service of Medupi Unit 4. 


The Hydrogen Safety & Hazardous Areas Conference in South Africa
The Hydrogen Safety & Hazardous Areas Conference in South Africa
26th October 2023

Unlock the future of clean energy and safety at IDC Technologies Hydrogen Safety and Hazardous Areas Conference – Where Innovation Meets Security! 


Image of Kusile power station
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kusile Unit 5 is being prepared for synchronisation to the grid towards the end of December. 


Image of Kusile
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
13th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom has confirmed that Unit 3 at the Kusile coal-fired power station is providing 720 MW for the electricity grid. 


A hydrogen-fuelled truck
Industries must choose and move on most important hydrogen uses first
10th October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Hydrogen can be used in a range of applications and it is important to select the most important use cases for green hydrogen, upon which industries worldwide must then move on. Multinational gas... 


Image of Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) Africa director Wangari Muchiri
Africa using only 'very small' percentage of wind power potential – GWEC
4th October 2023 By: Irma Venter

Africa is utilising less than 1% of its wind power potential, which is “very, very, very little”, says Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) Africa director Wangari Muchiri. A new report released at... 


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Structa Konsult
29th September 2023

Structa Konsult is a consulting eng-ineering company specialising in the evaluation, design and certification of a range of industrial and civil structures.   Established in 2014, Structa Konsult... 


Image of the Kusile power station
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
29th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy has upheld the decision of the National Air Quality Officer to permit the temporary operation of the Kusile coal power station using... 


Lufthansa to restart Johannesburg-Munich flights next year
15th September 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Germany’s national flag carrier, Lufthansa, has announced that it will reinstate direct flights between Munich, in the German state of Bavaria, and Johannesburg, with effect from June 4 next year.... 


Image of the Kusile power station
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Nine people were arrested at the Kusile power station for theft of coal and fraud on September 7. 


Eskom's Kusile power station
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
1st September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The temporary stacks being introduced at the Kusile coal power station, where three previously operational units have been out of service for ten months, have been built. 


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Baltica 2 offshore wind project, Poland
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Baltic 2 forms part of the Baltica Offshore Wind Farm, the biggest offshore wind project in the Polish part of the Baltic Sea. 


Deputy President Paul Mashatile
Business leaders voice pressing concerns to Mashatile
20th July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Business leaders from various European companies stationed in Johannesburg had a chance to discuss their concerns about electricity, logistics, skills development and the long periods attached to... 


Eskom power station
Eskom Generation mulling concession models as it seeks to improve coal plant performance
13th July 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Eskom’s generation business is currently weighing various concession models as the utility assesses ways to improve the performance of its breakdown-prone coal-fired power stations in a context of... 


Industry welcomes back IFAT Africa trade show
13th July 2023

Messe Muenchen concluded IFAT Africa 2023 in Midrand this month, where around 6 000 representatives and visitors from the environmental technology sector converged to welcome the key event back... 


Harnessing Wind Power for a Sustainable Grid Expansion
12th July 2023

By Janek Winand, Managing Director South Africa, Siemens Gamesa South Africa’s energy challenges with daily power cuts and regular load shedding have put the country at a critical juncture, with... 


Power plant OEMs: Their role in improving performance of Eskom coal-fired power stations
3rd July 2023

Organised and hosted by: EE Business Intelligence Supported by: Babcock International Group, Siemens Energy and John Thompson – a division of ACTOM           


The problem with dogma
16th June 2023 By: Saliem Fakir

“Bad ideas matter. They have their own coherence and own power”. These words are attributable to Timothy Snyder, a US historian who specialises in the history of Central and Eastern Europe, the... 


Image of Siemens Mobility's manufacturing facility in Sacramento in the US
Manufacturing and rail services facility, US
26th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Siemens Mobility plans to build its ninth manufacturing site in the US. 


Image of Kusile power station, in Mpumalanga, South Africa
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
26th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

South African State-owned power utility Eskom is uncertain about the cost of permanent repairs needed at the Kusile coal-fired power station. 


Image of railway tracks
PRASA New Rolling Stock Acquisition Programme, South Africa – update
19th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Siemens Mobility has successfully completed the Gauteng resignalling project, which it has described as “the biggest signalling project in South African history”.  


Water treatment infrastructure
South Africa urged to consider greater reuse of water resources
10th May 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Water is an infinitely reusable resource and South Africa must pursue the treatment and reuse of its wastewater to unlock the benefit it will gain from having sufficient water resources available... 


Siemens technician working on new signalling systems for Prasa
Siemens Mobility ensures improved passenger safety with PRASA Gauteng resignalling project
10th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

Railway technology company Siemens Mobility has successfully completed the Gauteng resignalling project, which it describes as the largest signalling project in South African history. The project... 


Kavango begins drilling campaign at KSZ North in Botswana
10th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

Southern Africa-focused metals exploration company Kavango Resources has announced the start of a drilling campaign on its Kalahari Suture Zone (KSZ) North project, in Botswana. On May 10, the... 


Enlit Africa: Shedding light
Enlit Africa: Shedding light
4th May 2023

May is National Energy Month and, from 16 - 18 May at Cape Town’s International Conference Centre, speakers at the Enlit Africa conference will ignite conversations between delegates, as innovators... 


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Thor Wind Farm, Denmark
28th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

RWE plans to build Denmark’s biggest offshore wind power plant to date. 


HIF Matagorda eFuels Facility, US
28th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

HIF USA plans to build a facility to produce about 750-million litres a year of carbon-neutral petrol by 2027. 


CSIR appoints manufacturing industry advisory panel to match industry priorities
18th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has appointed a manufacturing industry advisory panel to align its manufacturing efforts with industry priorities. The appointment is part... 


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Nolans neodymium/praseodymium rare earths project, Australia – update
14th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Arafura Rare Earths has signed an offtake agreement with wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for the supply of neodymium and praseodymium from the Nolans project. 


Another offtake deal struck at Nolans
11th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Rare earths developer Arafura Rare Earths has inked an offtake agreement with wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for the supply of neodymium and praseodymium (NdPr) from the... 


Siemens Energy extolls benefits of solar thermal energy and storage solution
6th April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Energy development company Siemens Energy on April 6 highlighted the benefits of its new solar thermal energy and storage solution, highlighting the potential it could have to “revolutionise” the... 


Image of Kusile power station
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
31st March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Barbara Creecy has granted Eskom an exemption from certain requirements in terms of its application to build temporary stacks at Kusile. 


Image of offshore wind turbines
Thor offshore wind power plant, Denmark
10th March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Thor will be Denmark’s biggest offshore wind power plant to date. 


South Africa needs more wind power now to tackle its energy crisis (By Janek Winand)
8th March 2023

Investment in wind power is urgent and of strategic importance for the country’s sustainable present and future By Janek Winand, Managing Director for South Africa, Siemens Gamesa  “…Persistent... 


Image of offshore wind turbines
Thor Wind Farm, Denmark
3rd March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

RWE Renewables plans to build Denmark’s biggest offshore wind power plant to date. 


A burst water pipe
Strategic Water Partnerships Network joins forces with Johannesburg Water to reduce consumption
27th February 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

To help reduce water consumption in Johannesburg by a targeted 37 123 megalitres a year, as well as narrow the current 31% water loss rate in the city, the Strategic Water Partnerships Network... 


Image of an EV charging
Global EV charging market to generate $300-billion by 2027 – research report
24th February 2023 By: Irma Venter

A new study from Juniper Research has found that revenue from electric vehicle (EV) charging will exceed $300-billion globally by 2027, up from $66-billion in 2023.  The report – ‘EV Charging: Key... 


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