High performance power products November 2023 South Africa’s electricity problems are causing grave difficulties for businesses and households. Vert Energy makes sure all sectors are able to keep their power on. The main focus of its business is on electric power generation.
Partnering with the automotive industry November 2023 The emergence and growing popularity of electric vehicles is generating exciting opportunities for the Eastern Cape province, which already has a well-established presence in the local vehicle manufacturing sector, and also for technology companies looking to partner with the automotive industry.
New advanced wire tracers November 2023, Comtest Comtest has launched two new wire tracers, with a safety rating of CAT IV 600 V, that simplify the process of tracing and troubleshooting of energised and de-energised wires in residential, commercial and industrial environments.
Scaling up battery recycling November 2023, ABB South Africa ABB has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) agreement with UK-based clean technology group, Altilium to jointly explore how the integration of automation, electrification and digital technologies in plants across Europe can support the scaling up of battery materials recycling.
Considerations for lighting in manufacturing November 2023, Turck Banner Southern Africa With so many economical and attractive lighting solutions available, choosing among technologies can be difficult. Industrial users must consider four factors in order to make the best lighting decision: the metrics, the costs, the environment and the people.
Optimised steam generation for ore beneficiation November 2023 Efficiency, reliability, maintenance, sustainability, fuel selection, and procurement are just some of the challenges facing the mining sector. As one of South Africa’s leading operations and maintenance service providers to the steam and boiler sector, AES is perfectly placed to optimise these.
The advantages of track busways November 2023, Legrand A reliable and flexible power distribution system is an essential element in manufacturing, industrial and commercial sectors, where facilities require upgrades to enhance efficiency and optimise productivity. The key advantage of a track busway system is that users are able to bring the power source to the machines and equipment, instead of trying to wire machines back to the power source at a distant panel board.
ABB supplies Zambian sugar producer November 2023, ABB South Africa ABB has supplied its UniGear ZS1 medium voltage, arc-proof, air-insulated switchgear to a project for a major sugar producer in Zambia.
Dry-type transformers for Bisie tin mine November 2023 It has been five years since Trafo Power Solutions supplied Alphamin’s Bisie tin mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo with two dry-type transformers. They have performed so well that another three of these modular substations, equipped with dry-type transformers, will soon be on their way to keep up with the mine’s expansion.
Power quality at the service panel October 2023, Comtest Voltage sags, tripping breakers, overheated electrical panels, and excessive voltage levels indicate possible trouble in an electrical distribution system. Where do you begin the search to isolate the exact cause of these power quality problems?
Greener energy distribution October 2023, Schneider Electric South Africa, News Drakenstein Municipality, situated in Paarl in the Western Cape, is one of the first distribution utilities globally to implement Schneider Electric’s green, SF6-free RM AirSeT switchgear with pure air technology and native digital connectivity.
A new era of power: large-scale battery energy storage systems October 2023, RJ Connect As the sun sets on coal power, we are seeing the rise of large-scale battery energy storage systems (BESS), together with a surge in renewable energy capacity. So what is the secret to ensuring a successful energy transition?
Three-phase motor protection relay October 2023, NewElec Pretoria The NewCode Dual Ethernet Relay is an ISO 9001:2008-compliant, three-phase motor protection relay, designed and manufactured in South Africa.
Power analyser with RS-232 C October 2023, Vepac Electronics Power analysers are used for the precise evaluation of circuits, energy consumers and network loads. This professional three-phase power analyser is of the highest technical standard, and offers all important functions for performance analysis in electrical one- and three-phase systems.
Is your solar plant optimised? October 2023, GHM Messtechnik SA South African PV farms, industrial sites, and plants that have solar or renewable power installations installed or applied, are legislatively obliged to meet certain NERSA grid codes. The key factors for legislation compliance are measurement and monitoring.
A rock solid case for circuit breaker diagnostics September 2023, Schneider Electric South Africa Circuit breakers are undoubtedly one of the unsung heroes of the electrical world. They perform vitally important tasks, protecting an electrical circuit from damage caused by overcurrent/overload of short circuit.
High performance miniature circuit breaker September 2023, ABB South Africa The S800P series from ABB offers a top-class compact solution for line protection up to 50 kA, with unrivalled expandability for the most challenging, highly demanding requirements across a diverse range of segments and industries.
Advanced switchgear for enhanced performance and cost savings September 2023, ACTOM Electrical Machines MV Switchgear has launched the SBV4XE switchgear, which represents a significant advancement in switchgear technology, incorporating a wide range of modern features that deliver superior performance, functionality and cost savings.
Renewable energy early adopters – we’ve got some good news September 2023, Schneider Electric South Africa As the country struggles to find some form of power provision normalcy, it is encouraging to see how many businesses and homes are moving to renewable and alternative energy resources to substitute and ...