Posts tagged as SAIEE

Pragmatism and common-sense in energy planning

  The Department of Energy released its revised version of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2030, which has been updated to cater for South Africa’s energy needs up to 2050. Preliminary results shared by the Department of Energy (DoE) show that many stakeholders take strong positions in one direction or the other, most of them […]

Smart grid conference announced

  The South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) will be hosting its Smart Grid Conference at the Eskom Academy of Learning in Midrand between 23 and 25 February 2016. The conference will address the business and technology aspects associated with smart grids by providing a platform for industry to discuss cutting edge innovations in […]

Exploring sustainable engineering education

  “The best time to do something is 20 years ago; If you missed that, the second best time is probably to do it now,” Prof. Saurabh Sinha told members of the SAIEE at the 64th annual Bernard Price memorial lecture, where he discussed the changes required for sustainable engineering education. The memorial lecture is […]

SAIEE smart grid conference 2016: updated deadline

  The South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) will be hosting its smart grid conference 2016 between 22 and 25 February 2016 to address the technology and business aspects of smart grids. A smart grid is defined as an intelligent electrical grid that uses gathered information that is conveyed via telecommunications technology and processed via […]

SAIEE: Invest in the youth to reap future benefits

  A call to invest in the youth was the strong message delivered to the members of the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) by incoming president André Hoffman in his inaugural lecture titled “Back to the future: let’s pay it forward”. He was handed the chain of office by the outgoing president, Pat Naidoo, at […]