Posts tagged as electricity

Development of a high efficiency and flexible gas turbine

  The development of gas turbines, which Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has continued to pursue, contributes to society in terms of global environmental conservation and a stable energy supply. The company leverages its gas turbine operation experience and takes advantage of its advanced technologies research on “Component technology development for 1700°C class ultra-high-temperature gas […]

Submission to NERSA: Eskom’s application for a “selective reopener” of MYPD 3

  This submission is in response to Eskom’s application on 30 April 2015 to NERSA for a “selective reopener” of NERSA’s third multi-year price determination (MYPD 3), for the period 1 April 2015 to 30 March 2018. Click here for the slides presented at the NERSA public hearings on 23 June 2015 NERSA’s task as Regulator is […]

R200-million contract for ring main units in South East Asia

  Lucy Switchgear, a leader in medium voltage, secondary power distribution solutions, has won the largest ever contract for ring main units in the South East Asia region. The contract, awarded by Malaysian utility company Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) is worth in excess of R200-million. Under the two year contract, the company will provide over […]

Arc Flash Conference – call for papers

  Arc flash is arguably one of the most topical issues being discussed in the electrical engineering community in South Africa and worldwide (especially in the mining, utilities and manufacturing areas). Technology and safety procedures have significantly reduced most other forms of electrical injuries; however incidents related to arc flash have surfaced as one of […]

Domestic electricity prices of six metros and Eskom compared

  There is significant public misperception and confusion in respect of domestic electricity tariffs in South Africa. In order to clarify the facts, this article compares the domestic electricity prices of Eskom and the six largest metros in the country, namely City Power (Johannesburg), Ekurhuleni, Tshwane, eThekwini, Nelson Mandela Bay and Cape Town. Public misperceptions […]

Next generation nuclear fuel patented

  The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) says that four US electric utility companies representing nearly 50% of the nation’s nuclear generation have formally asked the NRC to prepare to review Lightbridge’s patented metallic fuel design citing opportunities for this fuel product to significantly improve safety and fuel cycle economics of nuclear power plants. The […]