Sparks Electrical News

Voltex is hosting its first Electrical Trade Expo at Power Park in Epping Industria 1, Cape Town, on 7 and 8 March 2017. The Electrical Trade Expo is the Western Cape’s largest gathering of technical specialists, market leaders and international and local suppliers, under one roof.

The economic development of South Africa is closely tied to the development of a skilled workforce said Gwebinkundla Qonde, the director general for the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) in his address at the National Artisan Development Strategy conference, held in Benoni at the end of last year. “A good artisan training system needs to produce quality artisans who will contribute to the country’s economy.”

Raymond Nel, general manager at Nordland Lighting for the past two years, has been in the electrical industry for the past decade. With an extensive background in electronics, the transition to the electrical industry was easy for Raymond.

Scatec Solar has signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Africa50, an African Infrastructure fund sponsored by the African Development Bank and more than 20 African States and Norfund (the Norwegian Investment Fund for Development Countries), securing investment into the 100 MW (dc) Nova Scotia Power plant located in Dutse in the Northern Nigerian state of Jigawa.

Change is the only constant in life

André le Roux, formerly Crabtree’s regional sales manager: Gauteng, Free State and KwaZulu-Natal, started 2017 in his new position as general manager: marketing and sales at Crabtree. André is one of those down-to-earth guys who enjoys what he does and does it well while keeping his finger on the pulse of the electrical industry.

Honorable D’Ujanga Simon, Minister of State for Energy, together with representatives of Access Power EREN RE and donors today celebrated the inauguration of the solar power plant in Soroti, Uganda.

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