Handbooks

Energy efficiency made simplePages: 80

Number of copies printed: 5630

Prior to the turn of the century, few people could envisage any possible environmental effect of using less energy. Energy efficiency was not a read concern but was seen to be on the fringe of the real value of industry, which was to 'product better products at better prices, and optimise the bottom line'.

Because it now costs so much more, energy has a major impact on that bottom line which has forced us to recognise the importance of energy efficiency, energy management and the fact that every step we take to optimise a process makes it more effective and profitable.

This handbook takes you on a journey through some of that thinking - looking at the basics, the existing and the developed - and asking questions about what the future may be like. At the end of the day, in as much as we need to change or rethink technologies we use, so too as people we may need to rethink what we do and how we do it.

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Foreword by Ian Jandrell

Perspective on Energy + enviroFiciency: Today, tomorrow 1

 

Chapter 1:

Energy in Southern Africa

Energy in sub-Saharan Africa: Today and tomorrow

P Lloyd, Energy Institute, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Power electrical systems – progress over time

H du Preez, Consultant 

Large-scale Renewable Energy power opportunities: Africa

C Paton, Frost & Sullivan Africa 

Electric mobility solutions – enormous operational energy cost savings

A English, Freedom Won 

Experimental efficiency comparison between fixed and tracked photovoltaic solar panels

G Craig, Techlyn 

‘Fuelling the future’ – Developing the hydrogen fuel cell market in South Africa

P Venn, Air Products South Africa 

 

Chapter 2:

Energy management

Determining energy savings: Then and now

I Bosman and Y de Lange, Energy Training Foundation 

Changing the organogram for optimal energy management

Y de Lange, Energy Training Foundation 

 

Chapter 3:

Energy savings in industry

Novel processes for Food and Beverage: Quality, safety, efficiency

A Murray, consultant 

Today’s industry harmed by copper theft

E Swanepoel, Copper Development Association Africa (CDAA) 

Heat tracing technologies – gearing for energy savings

N Liddle, Thermon South Africa

 

Chapter 4:

Energy savings in other applications

Protection of smart power grids and data networks

T Kerchensteiner and M Wiersch, DEHN+SÖHNE 

Planning and designing an Ethernet network for mission critical communications

T Craven, H3iSquared 

 

Chapter 5:

Maintenance and system issues

Making the renewable energy connection

H Scholtz, Aberdare Cables 

Preventing damage to underground cables

JJ Walker and TR Becker, Walmet Technologies 

Dawning of the Wind Age

SL-L Lumley, WearCheck 

 

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Abbreviations

Magazines

African Fusion

AfricanFusionAfrican Fusion, the official publication of the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW), aims to provide up-to-date insight into welding technology and the welding industry.

Capital Equipment News

Capital Equipment News is dedicated to the application of equipment and modes of transport that are used in the mining, construction, quarrying, and transport industries.

Construction World

ConstructionWorldConstruction World was first published in 1982 and has grown to become a leader in its field, offering a unique mix of editorial coverage to satisfy the diverse needs of its readers.

Electricity + Control

ElectricityandControlE + C publishes innovative, technical articles that provide solutions to engineering challenges in measurement, automation, control, and energy management.

Lighting in Design

LightingandDesignLighting in Design is a glossy, upmarket publication aimed at lighting professionals. It is the only B2B magazine in SA that is dedicated solely to the subject of lighting.

MechChem Africa

MechChemJanuary2017cover MechChem Africa supports African engineering and technical managers across the full spectrum of chemical and mechanical disciplines.

Modern Mining

ModernMiningEstablished in 2005, Modern Mining is one of SA's leading monthly mining magazines, noted for the quality and accuracy of its writing and the breadth of its coverage.

Modern Quarrying

ModernQuarryingModern Quarrying is firmly entrenched as a leading industry-specific magazine. It focuses on promoting the science and practice of quarrying and processing in southern Africa.

Sparks Electrical News

SparksElectricalNewsReadable and informative, Sparks Electrical News is the newspaper for those involved in installing and maintaining electrical supplies and equipment.

 
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