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Three energy trends for data centres

Information from Cummins In 2017, a group of researchers estimated global data centres could use 25% of the world’s electricity by 2025 . This is...

Energy and buildings: Energy efficiency and power quality

by Mike Rycroft, Now Media Achieving energy efficiency standards on existing commercial buildings can involve major changes to the equipment installed in the building,...

Microgrid development and deployment in South Africa

by Mike Rycroft, Now Media A microgrid is a miniaturised version of the larger grid, a configuration of energy resources, distribution wires and buildings,...

Storage beyond four hours

Information from EEnergy Informer Li-ion batteries are expensive, but they do a great job if you are trying to store limited amounts of electricity for...

Dynamic line rating for wind farm connections

by Mike Rycroft, Now Media -  Wind farms pose a problem to the design of transmission lines, because of the wide variation in output power....

Small and medium sized gas turbine generators: A growing market

by Mike Rycroft, Now Media Gas turbines used for electricity generation are generally large turbines in the hundreds of MW range, but small and medium-sized...

Innovative ways to save food retailers money right now

Information from Danfoss It is a challenging time to work on a supermarket’s technical team right now. Competitive pressure has brought an even greater need...

Specifying for solar applications

Information from Flexicon Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing the modern world. Due to this looming threat, there has been a...

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Local branch opened in Limpopo

Hytec South Africa, a member of the Bosch Rexroth South Africa Group, officially opened its new branch in Lephalale,...
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LED lighting controlled by a solar inverter

IMEON Energy announces the release of the LED Smart Lighting application (app) which enables its inverters to interact with...

EU plans the energy system of the future

Information from the European Commission  -   To become climate-neutral by 2050, Europe needs to transform its energy system, which accounts...

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