Posts tagged as Renewable energy

Living on the edge

by Mike Rycroft, editor Eskom has managed to pull us through the winter peak without a single unplanned blackout. Well done. But we are still running close to the edge, and failure of any energy sources could put us in the pit. This was achieved at a cost of shutdowns in industry, power by-backs etc., […]

Proposed smart grid stakeholder engagement approach

Information from South African Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) The purpose of this document is to present a model which could facilitate, co-ordinate and integrate the Smart Grid related activities in South Africa. The electricity supply industry in South Africa is confronted with many challenges. Download the PDF document

Pre-feasibility study of wave energy in Saldanha and Western Cape

Information from Oelsner This paper presents a pre-feasibility report for the development of a wave power conversion system, the Stellenbosch Wave Energy Converter (SWEC), that is ideally suited for local conditions at the community of Saldanha in the Western Cape province of South Africa. This document gives an overview of studies made by Oelsner Group […]