Articles: EE Publishers

Eskom’s anticipated long-term strategic recovery plan delayed

Eskom says its long-term strategic recovery plan will be published later than originally announced. This state-owned power utility – the largest in Africa and for many years the model for and envy of many international power companies – is virtually broke. It is in so much debt that servicing that debt is eroding any profit […]

Over 800 exhibitors at Electra Mining Africa 2018

Spot yourself in Picture Gallery 1 Spot yourself in Picture Gallery 2 Almost 30 000 visitors from across South Africa,neighbouring SADC countries and as far away as South America, Turkey and Iran attended the five-day Electra Mining Africa 2018 trade show, organised by Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery at Johannesburg’s Nasrec Expo Centre from 10 to 14 […]

Electra Mining Africa 2018 – Picture Gallery 1

Almost 30 000 visitors from across South Africa, neighbouring SADC countries and as far away as South America, Turkey and Iran attended the five-day Electra Mining Africa 2018 trade show, organised by Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery at Johannesburg’s Nasrec Expo Centre from 10 to 14 September 2018. Click here to read the full article Click here […]

Electra Mining Africa 2018 – Picture Gallery 2

Almost 30 000 visitors from across South Africa, neighbouring SADC countries and as far away as South America, Turkey and Iran attended the five-day Electra Mining Africa 2018 trade show, organised by Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery at Johannesburg’s Nasrec Expo Centre from 10 to 14 September 2018. Click here to read the full article Click here […]

Update from CIGRE Study Committee B1: Insulated Cables

Study Committee (SC) B1 for insulated cables has been in existence since 1927. This SC comprises 33 advisory groups, work groups, task forces and joint working groups for the development and publication of the international best practice on cable systems. Insulated cables, better known as cable systems, are becoming more and more in demand all […]

Perovskite cells set to cut PV costs as manufacturing ramps up

Bolstered by a new manufacturing consortium, Perovskite developer Oxford PV aims to commercialise its high-efficiency cells by early 2020 and predicts costs could soon fall below silicon. The company says a new German consortium will develop high-volume manufacturing processes for its Perovskite technology to improve production efficiency for industrial 156 mm x 156 mm wafer […]

The coal crisis at Eskom worsens…

Information being received by EE Publishers indicates that the coal crisis at Eskom is worsening, with at least four and possibly more of Eskom’s 15 coal-fired power stations now having less than ten days of coal at hand on their stockpiles. Eskom has advised EE Publishers that it requires an additional 1,3-million tons of coal […]

Registration: Workshop on Draft IRP 2018

. EE Publishers, the South African Photo-Voltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) and other interested and relevant industry associations and professional institutes are hosting and facilitating an open workshop on the Draft Integrated Resource Plan IRP 2018 for electricity The workshop will assist stakeholders and participants in understanding, preparing, formalising and making input to Draft IRP 2018, […]

Revolutionary wind power technology launched

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Pretoria launched a revolutionary vertical axis wind turbine recently. Although still in the early stages of prototype development, the wind turbine has already been subjected to comprehensive scrutiny and has passed feasibility trials at the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Stellenbosch, and wind tunnel […]