Guide on installing solar PV systems released

  The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA), in its ongoing support for and encouragement of solar PV installations and as part of its PV Greencard initiative, has released a comprehensive guide on how to install a solar PV system. The booklet, in PDF format, can be downloaded by clicking here. The guidelines explain the […]

AMEU Convention 2017 announced

  The Nelson Mandela Bay municipality will host the Association of Municipal Electricity Utilities’ (AMEU’s) 66th annual convention at the Boardwalk Convention Centre in Port Elizabeth from 8 to 11 October 2017. Theme The theme of this year’s convention is “Technical solutions for our changing business model”. Sub-themes include: Small scale embedded generation (SSEG) Energy […]

Energy storage trends and opportunities in emerging markets

  A market research report by ESMAP (Energy Management Assistance Program) of IFC (International Finance Corporation) – a World Bank Group Energy Storage technologies are emerging as a major disruptor of the traditional approach to centralised power generation, transmission and distribution, as well as a key enabler of a new flexible approach to distributed generation, […]

What’s hot at SA GeoTech 2017

  SA GeoTech 2017, a geospatial and measurement technologies conference and exhibition taking place in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, aims to enhance the geo-intelligence skills of delegates with the intention of providing their organisations with strategic management insights, enhanced performance and efficiency, and added business value. Exhibitors will also be showcasing the latest products, services, tools and […]

Selected for prestigious energy leaders programme

  SANEA, the South African National Energy Association, is very pleased to announce that two of its nominees, Avesh Padayachee and Pule Segale, have been selected for the prestigious global World Energy Council FELS 100 programme.                 The Council admits 100 Future Energy Leaders to a 3-year part-time […]

Call for papers: SAIEE smart grid conference

  The South Africa Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) will be hosting the second Smart Grid Conference at the Eskom Conference Centre, Midrand, from 19 to 21 September 2017. Participants from industry and the academia are invited to submit full papers for review. Submitted papers must not be longer than six A4-sized pages, including figures, tables […]

Cigrè SA regional conference, 2017

  The 8th Cigrè SA regional conference, which is to be held at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West, Cape Town, from 14 to 17 November 2017, aims to provide an international platform to share information between electric utilities, system operators, regulators, manufacturers and suppliers, universities, standardising bodies, research laboratories and authorities on the […]

Reminder: Call for papers for Cigré session 47 in Paris

  Cigré is calling for papers for the organisation’s 47th session which is to be held in Paris from 26 to 31 August 2018. Synopses must be received by the central office by 30 June 2017. Please send a synopsis of your paper to Cigré’s South African National Committee (SANC) office (prince.moyo@eskom.co.za) by 15 May 2017 […]

Reminder: Call for nominations for 2017 SANEA/SANEDI energy awards

  The South African National Energy Association (SANEA) and the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) invites nominations for the upcoming Energy Awards 2017 event. Individuals, companies or projects which make noteworthy contributions in the Southern African energy sector can be nominated. Please nominate according to the following award categories: SANEA Energy Award (individual […]

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