Archive for December, 2017

Regulator decides on new electricity tariffs

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) announced on 15 December 2017 that it has approved Eskom’s allowable revenue of R190,34-billion for the 2018/19 financial year. This is R29-billion less than the power utility had requested. The approved allowable revenue of R190,348-billion will result in an average percentage price increase of 5,23%/kWh. Announcing Nersa’s […]

Agreement grows company’s UAV lidar footprint

YellowScan and Geotrim have concluded a distribution agreement for Finland. Geotrim is the Finnish Distributor of Trimble Geomatics solutions with long time experience in imaging and UAV technologies. The agreement broadens YellowScan´s coverage in the Scandinavian regions. UAVs in combination with lidar technologies are now recognised as an effective and reliable solutions for aerial 3D […]

Small satellite symposium a platform for ideas

South Africa’s first United Nations Symposium on Small Satellite Technology, attended by some 140 delegates from 33 countries, drew to a close this week on the campus of Stellenbosch University in the Western Cape, South Africa. The symposium provided a forum for exchanging ideas between the continent’s leading satellite manufacturers, and also engaged international industry leaders. […]