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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 […]

Geo-tech evangelist to headline at SA GeoTech 2017

  Geo-tech evangelist, Geoff Zeiss, has agreed to keynote at SA GeoTech 2017 which takes place on 25 and 26 July 2017 at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. Zeiss is recognised for his efforts to promote geospatial in vertical industries such as utilities and construction. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the geospatial software industry […]

The future of electricity: New technologies transforming the grid edge

  The electricity system is in the midst of a transformation, as technology and innovation disrupt traditional models from generation to beyond the meter. Three trends in particular are converging to produce game-changing disruptions: the electrification of large sectors of the economy such as transport and heating, decentralisation, spurred by the sharp decrease in costs […]

Getting wind and sun onto the grid

  Wind and solar PV capacity has grown very rapidly in many countries, thanks to supportive policy, and dramatic falls in technology cost. By the end of 2015, these technologies – collectively referred to as variable renewable energy (VRE) – had reached double-digit shares of annual electricity generation in ten countries. This is the executive […]

Engineering council confirms litigation proceedings

  The South African engineering landscape has of late been dominated by news of a litigation process spearheaded by a select few of the Engineering Council of South Africa’s (ECSA’s) voluntary associations. These developments have arisen following the recent appointment of ECSA’s council. ECSA received court papers from SAICE on Friday, 3 March 2017. As […]