Archive for April, 2014

Power developments in Africa, May 2014

  Botswana develops coalfired generation African Energy Resources, in partnership with ACWA Power International, is developing power generation projects in Botswana. The companies have an agreement to build a 300 MW power station and integrated coal mine at African Energy’s Sese coal deposit. This project will use coal from a 50-million ton block within the […]

Standardised communication for LED control

  Osram adds to the standardisation of the communication between LED control units and LED modules with the interface, which ensures optimal efficiency, high reliability and cost reduction within LED systems. With licensing and a partnership model, the company also enables other companies to use its technology and logo. The interface enables communication between various […]

South Africa signs STI partnership agreement with Malaysia

  by Hans van de Groenendaal, features editor, EngineerIT A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed on 23 April 2014 by the South African Minister of Science and Technology, Derek Hanekom and the Malaysian Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Datuk Dr. Ewon Ebin. Speaking at the signing ceremony in Cape Town, Minister Hanekom said, […]

Compatibility important for LED solutions

  Compatibility with the various automation systems available on the market is an important element in implementing a successful LED lighting solution. LED Lighting South Africa has developed a multi-function interface unit which can communicate with both analogue and digital control signals. For single channel analogue operation, the Protocol Interface Unit can communicate with 0 […]