Posts tagged as Renewable

Local PV manufacturer increases output

It has been suggested that the introduction of imported UPS systems did more damage to our country’s energy security than good because we now have more batteries which need charging. Instead of saving energy, we actually increased the load on the grid. Microcare is committed to building quality solar components to assist in building a […]

Independent power generation in Southern Africa

  Independent power producers (IPPs) are mainly understood to be renewable energy projects and the main programme, the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), has focussed on this sector. There are however other IPP programmes, focusing on small coal and gas powered sites, as well as a number of private generation projects. The […]

Biogas specialist acquires additional refineries

The Weltec Group has acquired two biomethane refineries in Hesse and Saxony-Anhalt in Germany. The plant in Hesse produces 1000 m³/h of raw biogas which it converts to 550 m³/h of biomethane.  This gas is then distributed on Germany’s public natural gas grid. In addition to the purchase of the biomethane refinery in Hesse, the company […]

Floating wind turbines and substation

  Fukushima Shinpuu, the largest floating offshore wind turbine in the world – with 7 MW output capacity – is moored off the Japanese coast near the port of Onahama. The rotor blades reach a height of 188,5 m and the hub is 105 m above the surface of the sea. It took five tug boats […]