Power Sector Challenges Overcoming Africa’s Power Sector Challenges
The African Development Bank (AfDB) says over 640 million Africans have no access to power, while the electricity access rate for African countries is just over 40 per cent - the
13 Oct 2016
Taking the lead in GWO basic safety training A South African rope access specialist is helping the country’s workforce to operate safely in the burgeoning renewable energy industry
Access Inspection Development (AID) South Africa is showcasing its training expertise in rope access skills, heavy lifting and rigging for rope access at November’s annual
10 Oct 2016
Intensified heat-transfer invention’s warm welcome While the world’s fuel supply is still dominated by crude oil, synthetic fuel production is gaining ground
At present, synthetic fuel can be more costly to produce than oil-based fuel, largely because of the lengthy process involved. This has meant that less research, development and
10 Oct 2016 - U.
Renewable Energy Projects Legal challenges in setting up Renewable Energy Projects
The REIPPP is well regulated and various South African policies and laws make up the legal framework within which the REIPPP operates. It is perhaps, partially at least,
10 Oct 2016 - C. M.
Economic upswing IDZ development essential for economic upswing
The development of South Africa’s industrial development zones (IDZs) and special economic zones (SEZs) are key drivers for economic growth, with South Africa (SA) playing
10 Oct 2016
Earth-termination systems for wind turbines The essential role of earth-termination systems for wind turbines
Increasing hub heights have resulted in a high number of wind turbines now being equipped with concrete or hybrid towers. These towers are comprised of a concrete base and a
28 Sep 2016
Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell Vehicle becomes power plant for a home Researchers at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands engineered and installed an electrical outlet socket on a Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell Vehicle that converts the zero-emission fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) into a power plant when standing still
In close collaboration with Hyundai Motor Company and other commercial partners, their conversion gave the Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell a capacity of 10 kW, sufficient to power on
26 Sep 2016
Doubling down on infrastructure Demand for oil and gas from markets in Africa remains high but low crude prices combined with poor physical infrastructure, inadequate logistical solutions and onerous government regulations have blunted investment in oil and gas field development
According to KPMG’s Oil and Gas sector report 2015, it is estimated that 57% of Africa’s export earnings are derived from hydrocarbons. Untapped proven oil reserves on
26 Sep 2016
Sasol Solar Challenge Panasonic – sponsor of the Sasol Solar Challenge and the Tokai University Solar Team Car
Panasonic is committed to the development of sustainable technology for a better tomorrow, which is why they design cutting-edge products that not only consume energy, but that
23 Sep 2016
Nuon Solar Team TomTom Announces Sponsorship of Nuon Solar Team
TomTom (TOM2) today announced support of the Technical University Delft-based team in the Sasol Solar Challenge. TomTom will be providing the 8 students with its flagship products
23 Sep 2016
Crisis in Green Eskom has put more than renewable energy at risk
Eskom has put more than renewable energy at risk with its decision to put new agreements with Independent Power Producers' (IPP) renewable energy programmes on hold until it has
20 Sep 2016
COP22 COP22 informal consultations kick off in Skhirat
Two days of informal consultations between 140 delegates and climate negotiators from over 50 countries kicked off on September 8 in Skhirat, Morocco at the invitation of the
14 Sep 2016


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