Posts tagged as IEC

SABS: Industry to use independently verified, type-tested switchgear only

Both local and international standards have been amended since 2015 and this has created confusion in term of the compliance requirements of low-voltage switchgear. Inadequate testing and purchasing of untested products can have dire consequences to the supply of electricity. The South African National Standards (SANS) that apply to switchgear have been adopted from the […]

14 October: World Standards Day

14 October is celebrated annually as World Standard Day across the world by national standards bodies, regulatory institutions and public and private economic organisations. The celebration of World Standards Day is a symbolic reminder that standards and associated conformity assessment are an indispensable tool supporting the quality of products, services, environmental protection and other indicators […]

Keynote address on release of South Africa Energy Storage Techno-Economic Study

  A study sponsored by the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, programme director, I would like to welcome you to the IDC, and I am very honoured to stand in front of you this morning as we launch one of our greatest milestones. The global energy generation landscape […]

Integrated energy centre launched

  Tina Joemat-Pettersson, the minister of energy, launched an integrated energy centre in Limpopo recently. The centre aims to improve access to energy in rural areas and takes the form of a one-stop energy shop owned and operated by a community cooperative. The Ngwaabe Integrated Energy Centre (IeC) at the Feta-Kgomo Greater Tubatse municipality was launched […]