Archive for July, 2015

Green power: Energy storage remains the weakest link

  Of all the new technologies being developed across the globe, batteries – or rather, energy storage – remains the weakest link in any system. Researchers are continually improving the efficacy of solar cells and wind generators but the question of how to store it for when it is needed most seems to elude the […]

Making energy efficiency a strategic priority for corporate South Africa

  With Eskom struggling to generate enough electricity to meet the country’s energy needs and power costs steadily climbing, corporate South Africa has both the incentive and responsibility to embrace energy management as a strategic imperative. That’s the word from Jason Huang, a director of Outreach Engineering, a youth-led, non-profit organisation that aims to bring […]

Invitation to attend the 2015 energy awards banquet

  The 2015 SANEA/SANEDI energy awards banquet and ceremony will take place at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton on 17 September 2015. Brian Statham, chair of the South African National Energy Association (SANEA), says that since South Africans love a good party now is the time to celebrate; a time to join forces in singing […]