Teenagers rewarded for scientific investigations

Are school uniforms “silent killers”? This question was studied and answered by two teenagers from Cape Town’s Rondebosch Boys’ High School recently. Research undertaken by Grade 10 learners André Toerien and Zuhayr Halday, revealed an unexpected result and went on to win them the Hendrik van der Bijl  prize, sponsored by EE Publishers, at the […]

Annual energy-efficiency conference announced

The annual conference of the Southern African Energy Efficiency Confederation serves the energy management; environmental; facilities; building; energy engineering; cogeneration; power generation and efficiency improvement industries by bringing together all stakeholders on one platform. The conference, known this year as 2019SAEEC, is an important energy event of national scope for end-users and energy professionals in […]

Too late for gas to save a looming power deficit?

It is already too late to hope that the introduction of gas generation in the new energy mix would contribute to avoiding the projected power deficit from about 2023, according to panelists at a recent gas forum. The consensus was that to implement such a project would require at least six years, if everything was […]

Changes in electric network design essential, conference hears

The energy system of the future will be ubiquitous, diverse, complex and diversified. This is the view of a panel drawn from a number of experts representing companies active in the British and European energy sectors. Speaking at the recent Solar & Storage Live event in Birmingham, England, the panel concluded that the way in […]

Too late for gas to save a looming power deficit?

It is already too late to hope that the introduction of gas generation in the new energy mix would contribute to avoiding the projected power deficit from about 2023, according to panelists at a recent gas forum. The consensus was that to implement such a project would require at least six years, if everything was […]

ISO appoints first African president at ISO Week in Cape Town

The first African president of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO), Edward Njoroge, was appointed at the recent ISO week in Cape Town. Njoroge is the former CEO of Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen). He will take office on 1 January 2020. The event was hosted by the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) at the […]

Picture Gallery 2: Nedbank/ EE Publishers seminar on Gas sector in SA

The 3rd Nedbank / EE Publishers seminar explored how to facilitate and establish a viable gas energy sector in South Africa from existing and emerging local and international resources in a way that can benefit the local economy and create jobs in South Africa in a sustainable way. Mr Thabang Chiloane, divisional executive for Nedbank […]