Posts tagged as generator

Diesel standby generators and the environment  

Diesel standby plant has an impact on the environment and is subject to regulations governing noise levels and emissions. The diesel standby plant (DSP) forms an essential part of the electricity supply network and appears in many forms and in many places. In the past, the DSP was common at high-reliability sites such as telecommunications […]

Ambassador joins company celebration

  Speaking at an industry networking event at the Gordon Institute of Business Studies in Johannesburg recently, the Republic of Ireland’s ambassador to South Africa, Liam MacGabhann, said that the success of Sentinel Fuel Products in South Africa was testimony to the company’s ability to innovate and its expertise in the field of fuel monitoring […]

Unusual HV generator repaired

  Sulzer was recently appointed to repair Nordic Sugar’s high voltage steam turbine generator which had come to the end of its effective service life. The sugar refinery, which produces nearly 1-million t of sugar annually, needed to have its 10,8 kV, 9 MW generator removed and rewound during the factor’s shutdown period in order […]

Generator service company extends product offering

  Irish company Sentinel Fuel Products signed a master distribution contract with Sub Sahara Power Distributors (SSPD) in Johannesburg, recently. SSPD will distribute Oilguard9000 and provide front-line support for the product across southern Africa. The company, which has ten years of experience in the generator business, expects this product to strengthen its current product range […]

Preserving your standby generator

  Master Power Technologies, an independently owned power solutions provider, offers a few tips to ensure a standby generator stands the test of time. Lead acid and lead calcium (maintenance free) batteries need to be tested regularly to ensure they can handle the switch-over load when required. Diesel fuel must be of the best commercial quality […]

Eskom and Westinghouse respond to article in Energize magazine and other publications

  The following written responses have been received by EE Publishers from Eskom and Westinghouse to an article on the awaited judgement of the Constitutional Court of South Africa in respect of a R5-billion contract between Eskom and Areva for the replacement of six steam generators at Eskom’s Koeberg nuclear power station in the Western […]

Customised protective coatings extend the service life of rotating equipment

  Achieving an acceptable service life without excessive maintenance can be a challenge for rotating equipment that is used in the processing and delivery of hydrocarbon products. Thanks to the latest surface coating technologies, it is possible to offer massive improvements to the expected service life of compressors, turbines and pumps that are subject to […]