Reactive Power, the compensation specialists

  Reactive Power has rapidly advanced to become the leading MV power factor correction and harmonic filtering supplier in Southern Africa. It is based in Johannesburg and operates throughout the Southern African region. The company has served the electrical industry for many years, going back to the late 1980s. In the last five years it […]

CONCO restructures to better serve its customers

    CONCO – Africa’s largest service provider of power infrastructure solutions – with three decades of Africa-wide experience in distribution, transmission and power infrastructure development, has restructured the organisation to achieve an even stronger customer-centric focus. CONCO’s Business Development Director, Clive Pillay says, “The organisation has made a strategic shift away from being project […]

Protective relay travelling wave fault location

  For decades, various versions of the Takagi algorithm have been used by microprocessor-based relays for fault location. This system provides accurate fault location, limited by nonhomogeneous infeed, load flow, fault resistance, and series-compensated or parallel lines. With the emphasis placed on reliability in today’s power systems, the need for improved accuracy in fault location […]

Power by innovation, innovation through partnerships

  Since 1935, African Cables, now CBI-electric: african cables, has designed and manufactured a comprehensive range of electric power cables at its Vereeniging factory. The growth of its manufacturing facility has consistently met local demand for product, while technological advancement has remained abreast of international trends. Today, the company employs over 800 people and is […]