Posts tagged as Sanea

South Africa on the cusp of an energy revolution

  A recent lecture on the democratisation of power generation and the outlook for utilities into the future, given by Shaun Nel of The Eton Group, gave interesting insight into the effect consumer expectations, big data and apps can have on conventional utilities, and indicated that the future utility should be focused on the needs […]

Generating electricity and creating jobs

  Eskom’s Medupi Power Station has transformed a small village into a large town in addition to supplying the country with an additional 800 MW of electricity. Speaking at the South African National Energy Association’s (SANEA’s) Johannesburg lecture recently, Roman Crookes, Eskom’s project director for the Medupi Power Station Project, said that the construction of […]

Awards for South African energy sector leaders, innovators and projects

  Participants in the energy sector gathered recently to recognise companies that have demonstrated excellence in energy projects, and innovative individuals who have become role models for the industry. The 2015 SANEA/SANEDI Energy Awards banquet and ceremony, which took place on 17 September 2015 at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton, was attended by 140 guests […]

Invitation to attend the 2015 energy awards banquet

  The 2015 SANEA/SANEDI energy awards banquet and ceremony will take place at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton on 17 September 2015. Brian Statham, chair of the South African National Energy Association (SANEA), says that since South Africans love a good party now is the time to celebrate; a time to join forces in singing […]

What is the purpose and structure of the War Room?

  Addressing the South African National Energy Association’s (SANEA’s) Johannesburg lecture on 28 July 2015, Rudi Dicks, the deputy director general in the Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation in the Presidency, said that the War Room, which is presided over by the country’s vice president, Cyril Ramaphosa, is based on a concept where a […]

The development of a smart home’s net-energy and water producing solution

  Prof. Dr. Scott Hoenig, speaking at the South African National Energy Association’s (SANEA’s) recent monthly meeting which was held on 21 April 2015 at the Ditsong Museum of Military History, proposed a solution for people who want to become less dependent on the city’s electrical and water infrastructure. His lecture, “Virtual remotes energy: work […]

South African natural gas can match coal for electricity generation

  South African natural gas reserves could provide the country with as much as 15 GW of electricity, says Kishan Pillay, the director for upstream and midstream oil and gas at the Department of Trade and Industry. Speaking at the SANEA Action for Energy event in Sandton on 20 February 2015, Pillay said that natural gas […]