Posts tagged as Renewable

Registration: Ministerial Renewable Energy Sector Engagement Forum

. Please complete and submit the form below to apply to be accredited and to attend the initial, physical (face-to-face), establishing meeting of the Ministerial Renewable Energy Sector Engagement Forum, on Thursday 16 July 2020 from 10 am to 4 pm in Johannesburg. Once you have been accredited and accepted to attend the meeting, you […]

World’s largest solar-power water plant

The water desalination experts Rawafid Industrial and Advanced Water Technology (AWT) have built an ultra-modern plant for extracting drinking water on the coast of the Arabian Gulf in response to demand for a reliable supply of drinking water for a growing population. Sea water is processed here in a two-stage, solar-powered reverse osmosis process to […]

The digitalisation of PV operations

All eyes are on digital technology as European PV plant operators continue to seek meaningful reductions in asset management and operations and maintenance (O&M) costs. Digitalisation promises to slash operational expenses and boost efficiency by automating many tasks that currently have to be done by hand, and by improving asset managers’ ability to rapidly identify […]

Offshore wind to become a US$1-trillion industry

The International Energy Agency (IEA) reports that offshore wind power will expand impressively over the next two decades, boosting efforts to decarbonise energy systems and reduce air pollution as it becomes a growing part of electricity supply. Europe is set to be the engine of growth for this flourishing renewable energy technology, followed closely by […]

Greater flexibility in electricity generation essential, delegates hear

Renewable energy has changed everything because renewable energy is the cheapest technology for generating electricity in most parts of the world today. This, according to panelists at a recent seminar held in Johannesburg, will make fossil fuel-fired and nuclear power generation redundant, particularly when coupled with energy storage technologies whose prices are decreasing rapidly too. […]

Nedbank / EE Publishers seminar: Flexible power generation: A new paradigm in SA

Nedbank and EE Publishers are hosting a morning seminar on: Flexible power generation: A new paradigm in SA and an alternative to “baseloadism” This is the 4th in a series of important infrastructure seminars from Nedbank & EE Publishers DATE: Tuesday 22 October 2019 TIME: 09h00 to 14h30 (see detailed programme below) VENUE: Nedbank Main […]

Case study: Largest wind farm in Africa

The Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) project, located in Marsabit County, Kenya, is the country’s single largest private sector investment at €685-million; and the largest renewable energy project ever undertaken in the country. With 365 turbines spread over 40 000 acres and a maximum installed capacity of 310,25 MW, the wind farm is also the […]

Unleashing renewable power for African economic development

South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers’ Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), demonstrates the country’s commitment to a more sustainable future growth path. The State’s support of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures simultaneously aims to encourage skills development and stimulate job creation. The Windaba conference and exhibition (8 – 9 October 2019, CTICC, Cape Town) under […]