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Tackling SA’s loadshedding woes with microgrids

ELECTRICITY Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa recently announced that South Africans experienced 600 hours less loadshedding over the past three months than they did in the...

Bearings plant secures sustainable energy supply

VESCONITE Bearings, a global supplier of bearing and wear materials, is taking strides towards sustainability and environmental responsibility by implementing a comprehensive solar energy...

Reducing power surge insurance claims

IN 2022, South African short-term insurers recorded a 60% increase in claims for destruction to people’s property due to power surges as a consequence...

Active voltage conditioner enhances Toti crane’s operation

STEINWEG, a global provider in storage, handling, forwarding, chartering, and commodity logistics, has successfully resolved recurring voltage and power quality challenges plaguing the main...

Cable management clips combine aesthetics with safety

THE latest addition to Valsa Trading’s comprehensive range of solar components are cable management clips, used to organise and secure both AC and DC...

Virtual wheeling platform connects generators and users

AFTER running a successful pilot project, Eskom is enabling more energy producers and users to connect via energy traders and a digital platform. An...

Electro-mechanical leader invests R100m in plant expansion

ACTOM, a major supplier of electrical equipment, services and balance of plant to the renewable energy sector is rolling out a R100 million investment...

Electricity wheeling comes online in Cape Town

THE City of Cape Town successfully wheeled solar power from one of Growthpoint’s shopping centres, The Constantia Village to another one of the property...

How to prevent solar inverter short-circuits and fires

WITH many South Africans installing inverters as part of solar power systems to mitigate the impact of loadshedding in homes and businesses, users need...

BESS equipment contracts awarded as programme kicks off, includes two KZN sites

EARLIER this year Eskom launched the first phase of its two-phase Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) programme with its appointment of two international companies...

Industry 4.0 solutions on show at KITE 2023

RS South Africa will be showcasing select products from its portfolio of more than 750 000 products across 2 500  global brands, which can...

Ratio pyrometer monitors in real-time at high temperatures

INSTROTECH, the local representative of Optris, has launched the CSvision series of ratio pyrometers. With a range from 300 °C to 3000°C, it is...

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WEG Africa pioneers local manufacture of MV softstarters

WEG Africa has become the first OEM to produce medium voltage (MV) softstarters in South Africa, reducing lead times for customers and supporting the...

Disruptions drive changes in global container port performance ranking

THE World Bank published the newest global Container Port Performance Index (CPPI) last week, noting that it reveals that east and southeast Asian ports...

SPONSORED NEWS: WEG Africa pioneers local manufacture of MV softstarters

WEG Africa has become the first OEM to produce medium voltage (MV) softstarters in South Africa, reducing lead times for customers and supporting the...

Workshop assists local clothing and textile SMEs

MORE than 40 small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the clothing, textile, footwear, and leather (CTFL) sector gathered for the KwaZulu-Natal Clothing & Textile...