Posts tagged as natural gas

Meeting the challenge of loadshedding

Cummins says it has a full range of alternative power solutions available, from a small 17 kVA genset for residential or commercial use, all the way to a 3750 kVA unit for industrial applications. In addition, its energy-efficient engines not only comply with international emission standards, but also have a high fuel tolerance level, which […]

Commercialisation of SA’s first onshore helium and natural gas field

  The Linde Group, a gases and engineering company, its African subsidiary Afrox and alternative energy company Renergen, through its subsidiary Tetra4, will commercialise the 187 000 ha Free State Helium and Natural Gas field in Virginia, near Welkom. The field has proven reserves of 25-billion cubic feet of natural gas and helium and is […]

Gauteng to upgrade hospital boilers for natural gas

  Martin Mkhabela, the deputy director general in Gauteng’s department of Infrastructure and Development, says that the coal-fired boilers at provincial hospitals will be replaced with natural gas-fired ones. Speaking at a ground-breaking ceremony for Egoli Gas’ new pipeline project – the first in over 30 years – Mkhabela said that Gauteng will develop more […]

Video: Natural gas to play a major role in Gauteng’s energy future

  Martin Mkhabela, the deputy director-general in Gauteng’s department of infrastructure and development, said that natural gas will play a major role in the province’s energy future, starting with hospital boilers. He was speaking at Egoli Gas’ ground breaking ceremony for its new gas pipeline on 27 May 2014.