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WEG Africa first to manufacture MV soft starters in SA

WEG Africa has become the first original equipment manufacturer to produce medium voltage (MV) soft starters in South Africa. The WEG SSW7000 units, used in pump and fan applications in Africas mining sector, are produced at WEG Africas
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24 May 2024

Eskom shares update on transmission plan for new grid integration

Extensive expansionof the transmission network and grid capacity is required to enable new power generation sources to connect to the grid. This includes increasing transformer capacity, building more substations and constructing 14 000 km of new
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24 May 2024

Eskom asks NERSA for grid capacity at expense of private IPPs

Eskom has applied to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) to reserve grid connection capacity for public Independent Power Producers (IPPs) in preparation for the upcoming Bid Window 7 procurement process. Eskoms applica
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24 May 2024

COGTA stresses munics' responsibility in just energy transition

The role of municipalities in facilitating a just energy transition and ensuring the shift to sustainable energy sources is equitable and inclusive is crucial, says Parks Tau , Deputy Minister of the Department of Cooperative Governance
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24 May 2024

Joburg adds more channels for residents to submit meter readings

The City of Johannesburg has added more channels for residents to submit their own meter readings, allowing customers to become more proactive in the monthly billing of electricity and water. The city said the initiative aimed to involve
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24 May 2024

Engen and Vivo - fuelled up and ready to go

Engen and Vivo Energy have completed the transaction to combine their respective businesses. PETRONAS is selling its 74% shareholding in Engen to Vivo Energy. The Vivo Energy Group now operates more than 3 900 service stations and has a
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24 May 2024

Tshwane debunks rumours of prepaid power shortage

The City of Tshwane has issued a statement informing prepaid electricity buyers of false information on social media claiming that customers are no longer able to buy electricity. Messages circulating on various platforms claim that cust
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24 May 2024

WEG Africa pioneers local manufacture of MV softstarters in SA

In a first for South Africa, medium voltage softstarters are now being manufactured locally by WEG Africa reducing lead times and presenting a more cost effective option for customers. Director of Digital Systems Pervin Gurie says the company has
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23 May 2024

Northern Cape launches green hydrogen vision

The Northern Cape has launched its South Africa Green Hydrogen Vision strategy, outlining plans to establish the region as a hub for green hydrogen in the country. The Northern Cape Economic Development Trade and Investment Promotion Age
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23 May 2024