IESSA announces eleventh lighting conference

IESSA president Robert Henderson announced that the eleventh IESSA Conference and AGM would take place between 17 and 19 May 2015. He was speaking at a technical meeting of the IESSA Johannesburg branch on 12 February, hosted at the Cabanga Conference Centre. He said the theme of the conference would be “The year of light” […]

Domestic use of energy conference

  The domestic use of energy (DUE) conference will take place from 30 March 2015 to 1 April 2015 at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) in Cape Town. Attendance at the conference qualifies for continuous professional development (CPD) points with ECSA for professional registration. The conference will host a workshop on mandatory minimum efficiency […]

Standards for domestic appliance energy efficiency imminent

  The government is in the process of finalising, and will soon introduce, regulations which will introduce mandatory minimum energy efficiency performance standards (MEPS) and appliance labelling, both for domestic appliances. The standards and labelling project is aimed at reducing the South African household energy demand. Twelve household appliances have been selected based on their […]

International investors remain loyal to SA

  Schneider Electric has officially opened a new factory and office campus, the Old Pretoria Road campus, in Midrand, Gauteng. An academy, which is to be used to train clients, staff and entrepreneurs, was also opened officially by the company’s CEO, Jean-Pascal Tricoire, who visited the country to attend the opening. Addressing the media at […]

Energy company releases results

ABB has announced its annual results for 2014 at a media event hosted in Johannesburg. The company’s revenue has decreased from R5,9-billion in 2013 to R4,8-billion in 2014. ABB managing director Leon Viljoen explained that some of the 2013 revenue came from the 150 MW PV project the company was involved in while R3,5-billion worth […]