Electricity + Control

Last Monday, 17 April 2017, members of Eskom’s Security Investigations team arrested four men who were found in possession of stolen overhead conductor cable in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal. The arrest came after three of the suspects were observed leaving an area where a high-voltage overhead power line had just been cut.

Since the beginning of the year, two Rolls-Royce combined heat and power plants have been supplying energy to a new tomato greenhouse operated by Maxburg BVBA in Meer in Belgium. The two gas-powered gensets have reliably supplied over 20 MWh of heat and power to date.

Process automation specialist, Endress+Hauser South Africa has announced that it has received the distinction of being a South African Accreditation System (SANAS) accredited flow meter calibration laboratory, in accordance with the recognised international standard ISO 17025.

Solutions for Africa’s energy crisis more likely to be renewable

No country has ever reduced poverty without investing substantially in energy. Not only is it central to all human development goals, but it is also central to how we are globally dealing with climate change.

Eskom has, over an extended period of time, funded research work done by both the CSIR and Stellenbosch University, which has ostensibly benefitted research in the renewables space.

On Monday 10 April 2017, Unit 2 of the Koeberg Power Station set a new record of 485 days of continuous operation since its last outage.

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