Archive for July, 2017

High efficiency solar panels ordered

  SunPower, a majority-owned subsidiary of Total, and Tenergie, an independent renewable power producer, has announced that SunPower is supplying 29,9 MW of its high efficiency E-Series solar panels for several rooftop and ground-mount solar projects which Tenergie is developing in France. The panels are being installed on 157 rooftop projects totaling 26,8 MW and […]

Design for new PV plant ordered

  Phoenix Solar has been awarded an order to design a 39,5 MW photovoltaic (PV) power plant near Perth, West Australia, as a partner in a joint venture established for the purpose of this project. The company will also be in charge of the offshore procurement of all vital components. The construction of the three […]

First energy storage conference announced

  EE Publishers will present the SA Energy Storage 2017 conference and exhibition on 28 and 29 November this year. The event, which will be hosted at Emperor’s Palace, Gauteng, will be themed, “Showcasing energy storage technologies and applications as an enabling and disruptive technology”, and will cover policy, regulatory, economic, technology, business and application […]

Artificial intelligence’s economic impact ambiguous

  On 27 July 2017 four prominent panellists in a Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) Forum tackled the tough topic of artificial intelligence’s impact on economic growth. The panellist were Accenture’s director and innovation lead, Rory Moore, World Wide Worx managing director Arthur Goldstuck, Openserve chief strategy officer Pushkar Gokhale, and Sappi group chief […]