Cigré distinguished member award presented to Ken King

  The Cigré distinguished member award is presented to long-standing individual members who have contributed significantly to the activities of their national committee and the technical activities of Cigré. Each national committee can nominate qualifying members for this award. Prince Moyo, the chairman of the South African national committee, says that although other awards have […]

Cigré Southern Africa regional conference announced

  The 8th Southern Africa Regional Conference of Cigré will be held from 14 to 17 November 2017 at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset-West. The objective of the conference is to provide a regional platform to share information between electric utilities, international manufacturers, universities, standardizing bodies, and authorities on the selected topics of the […]

2017 IESSA Lighting Show: Cancelled

  The 2017 IESSA Lighting Show has been cancelled until further notice by the Illumination Engineering Society of South Africa (IESSA). For further information please contact Tracey Morton, IESSA Events, events@iessa.org.za <a href=”https://secure.blueoctane.net/forms/XXQC8PFF3CYO” data-mce-href=”https://secure.blueoctane.net/forms/XXQC8PFF3CYO”>Click Here To Load This Formexperts.com Form</a>

Cigré session 47: Call for papers

  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 […]

Call for papers: Earthing Africa 2017 symposium and exhibition

  The inaugural symposium and exhibition on earthing, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and lightning protection will be held at the Thaba Eco Hotel in Johannesburg on 5 to 9 June 2017. Under the theme “System enhancement through correct earthing technology”, Earthing Africa will bring industry and academia from Africa and abroad together to raise awareness of […]

Changes in leadership at energy regulator

  The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) has confirmed that the minister of energy, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, has appointed Christopher Forlee as chief executive officer and full-time regulator board member of NERSA for a period of five years, effective from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2021. Forlee is an electrical engineer and an […]

AMEU Convention 2017: Call for abstracts

  The executive council of the Association of Municipal Electrical Utilities (AMEU) announces that the 66th AMEU Convention will be hosted by Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality from Sunday, 8 October 2017 to Wednesday, 11 October 2017 at the Boardwalk Convention Centre in Port Elizabeth. The council invites everyone who may be interested in presenting papers […]

Electricity generation in SA: is the rebound sufficient?

  Compared to December 2015, electricity generation in November 2016 is on the rebound. However, it is still a far cry from the peak of early 2011. According to a new report from Stats SA, electricity generation peaked at just over 22 000 GWh in early 2011 and suffered a continual decline reaching a low point of […]

Metering conference prospectus announced

  The 2017 metering conference, which will be hosted by Eskom’s power delivery engineering division, on 8 and 9 February 2017, will have as its theme “Meter: the heart of the smart future”. The conference will be held at the Eskom Conference and Exhibition Centre’s John Maree auditorium, Dale Road, Halfway House. The conference will focus primarily […]

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