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Municipality seeks independence from Eskom’s expensive power

eThekwini Municipality is intent on reducing its reliance on Eskom by generating its own power and buying from independent power producers (IPPs). According to a...

Renewable energy company offers bursaries for tertiary education

Globeleq, a leading independent power producer operating in Africa, is offering bursaries for tertiary education. The Globeleq Scholarship Fund aims to develop skills needed...

Appointed regional director for EMEA

Greg Austin has been appointed as the regional director for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region a with effect from 1 October...

GE says no to coal, yes to renewables

Kenya’s Business Daily reported on Friday that American conglomerate General Electric (GE) will walk away from an agreement to build Lamu’s 1050 MW coal-fired...

High demand for specialist skill creates new career opportunities

UK-based Power quality engineering specialists, Enspec Power Limited, is reporting a consistent increase in demand for its power system studies. So much so that...

Renewables focus on upskilling to empower and drive SA’s economic development

Two of the renewable sectors leading representative voices have come together to launch an innovative programme to drive change, enhance the local skills base...

Excelsior wind farm heads towards commercial operations

BioTherm Energy has announced that its 33 MW Excelsior Wind Energy Facility in the Western Cape is now connected to the country’s national power...

Off-grid large hybrid power systems for mines

by Mike Rycroft, Now Media  -   Large hybrid systems (LHS) are common as power sources for remote mines and other installations. This has been brought...

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All-in-one testing for motors

Megger has combined all the functions frequently required for testing electric motors in a unique and innovative handheld instrument,...
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Municipality seeks independence from Eskom’s expensive power

eThekwini Municipality is intent on reducing its reliance on Eskom by generating its own power and buying from independent...

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...

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