Posts tagged as energy

Optimising energy management and consumption

  The drying and processing of wood is a process that requires a lot of energy. Holzwerke Weinzierl in Germany nevertheless manages to generate more power than it consumes. The basis for this achievement is a modern energy management system that uses power measurement I/O terminals and embedded PCs to make the plant’s energy use […]

The future role of gas in South Africa’s power and industrial development mix

  The major objectives of the country, namely poverty alleviation, reducing levels of unemployment and raising standards of living, considered when making recommendations regarding alternative power generation mixes. The report took into examined the economic impact of using various alternative energy sources for electricity generation that are readily available for use in the South African […]

Minister opens new waste heat to power plant

  Rob Davies, the minister of trade and industry, opened a clean energy power plant at Anglo American Platinum’s Waterval platinum smelter complex near Rustenburg recently. The power plant recovers energy from the heat generated by the smelter and converts it to electrical energy which is used on-site to reduce the company’s demand from Eskom. […]