Energy & Environment

Southern Africa, May 23, 2017 Leading engineering and construction company SENER, as part of the consortium for the turnkey construction of the 100MW Kathu Solar Park Complex, has been judged as having delivered “The Deal of the Year” at the fourth edition of the African Utility Week Power Awards. The…
“Africa is increasingly important to the EU” says H. E. the Danish Ambassador to South Africa Trine Rask Thygesen at the BUSINESS BEYOND BORDERS event during African Utility Week that took place in Cape Town from 16-18 May. The recent Business Beyond Borders (BBB) event at African Utility Week was…
750+ top power and water professionals gather to honour achieversWomen are making an invaluable contribution to the power and water industries as reflected by the many ladies amongst the winners of the 2017 African Utility Week Industry Awards that were announced at the CTICC in Cape Town last week. Three…
The grant funds a feasibility study to assess the viability of a 75 megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant in the Free State province of South Africa WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, May 19, 2017/APO/ --  Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Pele Green Energy…
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 16:49

Successful launch of IBC SOLAR South Africa

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South African regional company of the German photovoltaic system provider records initial successes in the distribution and project business Cape Town, 09 May 2017 – IBC SOLAR AG, a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) systems and energy storage, has been active since January in the growth market of South Africa…
The energy sector will finally become ‘cool’“I believe the energy sector will go through a big transformation that is going to surprise all of us and the energy sector will finally become ‘cool’!,” says Brian G. Williams, Industry Advisory Director, Utilities Industry, SAP EMEA. The global software giant has joined…
6 May 2017 - Former zoo lion, Nelson, and confiscated ‘exotic pet’, Ciam, are today starting new lives in their ancestral home of Africa.  Nelson and Ciam travelled from their temporary home in Belgium - via Germany - to Port Elizabeth, in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, where they were this…
With this agreement, Clarke Energy is now a distributor of GE’s Jenbacher gas engines in 25 countries worldwide JENBACH, Austria, May 2, 2017/APO/ -- GE’s Gas Engine Technology Helps Customers in Africa Address Ongoing Energy Supply and Grid Reliability Concerns With Addition of Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana,…
Former President Mandela’s PA Zelda la Grange guest speaker in Cape Town This year’s African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town on 17 May will have a distinctly feminine feel with an all women cast and a strong line-up of ladies amongst the finalists for the coveted awards for…
One in five South Africans go to bed hungry every day – that is over 10 million men, women and children who have no idea where their next meal is going to come from. In an effort to help break this chain of poverty, agriculture firms, Laeveld Agrochem and AgricultSURE,…
By participating in B2B meetings at the renowned South African international trade fair, SMEs in the water & power utility sector can benefit from EU support. This opportunity will help them expand their businesses abroad. The next Business Beyond Borders business connections event will take place in Cape Town (South…
Friday, 21 April 2017 09:48

Laser marking in the aviation industry

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The Trotec SpeedMarker 300 marking laser is able to mark plastic casings for electronic assemblies, among other things, for long-lasting traceability in the aviation industry. The range of services includes innovative products in the field of banking automation & medical technology, technical development and production, as well as assembly (e.g tool…
Trotec laser South Africa introduces the large format SP2000 laser cutter for the signage, display and the digital print industry. The SP2000 – which was launched during drupa 2016 – has a working area of 1.680 x 2.510 mm to a series of large format industrial laser cutters for processing…
“Rather than tariff increases, cost reductions are often the best first step towards financial viability”A new World Bank study presents a sobering assessment of the financial health of electricity utilities in Sub-Saharan Africa, and suggests how utilities can be profitable while extending affordable services for the poor.  “A central but…
“Choosing the right oil is essential” The award-winning African Utility Week has welcomed back a longstanding supporter, the global energy giant Shell, who will be a platinum sponsor again at the conference and exhibition from 16-18 May in Cape Town. The 17th annual African Utility Week will gather over 7000…

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