Largest Solar Pump System Set Installed.

Largest Solar Pump System Set Installed.

CONFIGURATION OF 3 X 15KW – NOMINAL SURFACE SOLAR PUMPS In what is believed to be the biggest solar pump system arrangement in South Africa to date, KG ELECTRIC has supplied a 52KWp solar pumping system set at Haakdoringduin and Norekei, about 110km from...

Watchdog backs extra Eskom price hike

Watchdog backs extra Eskom price hike July 30 2014 at 03:34pm By Reuters Johannesburg – South African power utility Eskom has been given permission to adjust rates next year above the 8 percent increase already granted, the National Energy Regulator (Nersa) said...

Eskom set to claw back costs from consumers

Eskom set to claw back costs from consumers BY CHARLOTTE MATHEWS, JULY 31 2014, 05:45 SOUTH Africans may see a hike in electricity tariffs next year of between two and five percentage points above the 8% increases they are already facing after the National Energy...

Dark days for Eskom

Dark days for Eskom August 2 2014 at 05:32pm By Craig Dodds Just how grim Eskom’s finances are was laid bare during a joint meeting of energy and public enterprises committees. Johannesburg – It’s a slow-motion train wreck happening before our eyes, on a scale...

SA mulls Eskom privatisation

SA mulls Eskom privatisation August 5 2014 at 12:48pm Johannesburg – The government is considering inviting private-sector capital to help bridge state-run electricity supplier Eskom’s R225 billion  funding gap. Private investment is one of a number of solutions...

Eskom heading for a meltdown

Eskom heading for a meltdown July 30 2014 at 07:53am By Babalo Ndenze Johannesburg – Eskom has one month to come up with a plan that makes “logical sense” that addresses its cash-flow problems and energy security. The parastatal – which is in danger of...
Energy Project for Namibia

Energy Project for Namibia

A KZN firm is pioneering a project to turn farm waste in a virtual desert area into renewable energy, writes Alan Cooper A ground-breaking feasibility study for a 1 Megawatt waste-to-energy project is under way in Namibia. The project is being undertaken by...
Pioneer solar project launched

Pioneer solar project launched

Africa’s first one-megawatt single-rooftop, grid-tied solar plant was recently completed for Belgotex. The installation of 8 000 square metres of solar panels on its factory roof was successfully engineered, designed, installed and tested by Sustainable Power...

BioGasPro Digestor Makes Headlines

South African National Energy Association (SANEA) has a monthly newsletter in which they report on the latest developments in the energy sector, including the fossil fuel and renewable energy industries. This month they have focused on the BiogasPro and its role in...