Archive for April, 2014

Energy transformed is power

  Powertech Transformers consists of three world class operations involved in the design, manufacture, installation and commissioning of transformers. The company supplies a full range of transformers, from generator step-up to transmission and distribution transformers, including three- and single-phase units, auto-transformers, arc-furnace, locomotive and traction transformers, miniature sub-stations, NECRT’s as well as shunt reactors. Contact […]

In conversation with Eskom’s Prince Moyo

by Roger Lilley, editor Energize spoke to Prince Moyo, the general manager for power delivery engineering at Eskom about the utility’s ageing generation fleet, about his opinion regarding the feasibility, and pros and cons, of power station refurbishment versus new build. As we enter the second quarter of 2014, the fulfillment of the promise of […]

Crisis? What crisis?

  by Hannes Roos, AMEU Most South Africans are inconvenienced by power interruptions at some time, and may believe that there is a crisis in the supply of electricity, but are unsure what caused it, where it is, or what can be done about it.  Wikipedia describes a “crisis” as any event that is, or is […]