Transmission & Distribution

Multi-plug adaptors pose a danger to consumers

Information from the South African Bureau of Standards  -   The increased use of devices and appliances has resulted in the increased use of multi-plug adaptors...

How to classify outdoor circuit breakers

Information from Noja Power  -   Electrical engineering switchgear classification is a challenging topic. With the varied terminology for electrical equipment around the world, clarity on...

How to measure energy consumption 

Information from Fluke  - If you haven’t measured energy before, take a minute to read Fluke’s explanation here. Power, kW, indicates the rate at which energy...

Improved performance from solid-state distribution transformers

by Mike Rycroft, Now Media  -   Distribution transformers form the bulk of any electrical network, and both capital and operating costs are a major portion...

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,...

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....

Understanding ROCOF protection in electric networks

Information from Noja Power Large scale deployment of renewable and distributed energy resources is becoming the mainstay of the electrical network’s transition to a sustainable...

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Winners of the AFSIA Solar Awards 2020

Information from AFSIA  -   The inaugural AFSIA Solar Awards, organised in partnership with the Africa Energy Forum (aef), culminated in...
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Get your copy of Energize October 2020 here

The October 2020 issue of Energize has been published - get yous today Click here to download your complimentary copy In...

New transformer monitoring technology gives speedy results

Condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, recently invested several million rand in four brand new laboratory instruments for their flourishing transformer...

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