Rooftop PV system saves money, environment

The 1 MW rooftop solar PV system which Siemens installed at its head office in Midrand a few years ago is returning good results. The company reports that the amount of electricity the company buys from the local utility has halved and that the 140 kWh battery provides sufficient power so that the onsite diesel […]

Local company scoops large international contract

Schneider Electric has appointed RWW Engineering as its South African partner to build the new Pix Easy range of air-insulated switchgear. Schneider Electric’s association with RWW Engineering goes back to 2003 when the local company was selected to build its range of NEX switchgear. The switchgear, which is designed for use in commercial, industrial and […]

Floating nuclear power station launched

Akademik Lomonosov, which Rosatom describes as the world’s first floating nuclear power plant and the world’s northernmost nuclear power installation, set sail recently from Murmansk for its final destination of Pevek. Upon completing the 4700 km journey to Pevek, Akademik Lomonosov will become a central part of the Chukotka region’s power supply, replacing the Bilibino […]