Posts tagged as Solar

Bosch ends photovoltaics activities

Bosch is to discontinue its activities in crystalline photovoltaics at the beginning of 2014.  All associated activities will cease with the exception of  Bosch Solar CISTech GmbH in Brandenburg, Germany, which will continue as a development centre for thin-film technology. Its future alignment will be decided at a later date. Over the past years, Bosch […]

Asset manager provides R2,5-billion for 500 MW of solar and wind energy projects

South Africa’s energy generation capacity needs to grow by more than 40 000 MW over the next 20 years, twice as much as what is available today. Futuregrowth Asset Management believes that funding renewable energy projects by private sector capital plays a major role in meeting the urgent need for new generation capacity. Renewable energy […]

Photovoltaic solutions provide means to reduce global energy demand

Demand for energy increases constantly, with electricity consumption growing disproportionately  due to demands of industrial and domestic systems. This focuses greater attention on the need for renewable energy resources. Schneider Electric provides complete photovoltaic solutions for installations of any size – ranging from residential rooftops to utility scale photovoltaic farms. The company offers easy-to-install solar […]

New solar power solution for lifestyle estate

Ubuntu Energy Solutions installed and commissioned a new solar project at the Waterfall Country Estate, in Midrand for Century Property Developments.  The company installed a set of solar trees at Extension 39’s gatehouse. The gatehouse has dual power circuits, with one being powered from the integrated inverter system. During the day, electricity generated through solar […]

Renewable energy generation connection capacity assessment

Information from Eskom There is a move towards introducing renewable energy (RE) sources into the South African energy mix. At present developers of RE generation projects do not have a clear idea of the available capacity for connection of projects to the transmission network. To address this situation a study was undertaken by Eskom to […]