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The writing is on the wall for coal-fired stations in South...

The North Gauteng High Court has declared that the environmental approval for the planned Khanyisa coal-fired power station has expired. This effectively puts the proposed coal plant to a halt and also has repercussions for any and all planned coal-fired stations.
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Tender – professional consulting services for engineering projects

The Breede Valley Municipality invites tenders for professional consulting services for various engineering projects for the period ending 30 June 2024. Deadline for submission: 25 June 2021.
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Scatec awarded RMIPPP preferred bidder status for 150MW

Scatec was named as one of the preferred bidders under the Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (RMIPPP) as announced by the South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE).
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Risk mitigation IPP procurement programme locks in three bidders

South Africa’s energy department announced the appointment of three additional preferred bidders under the RMIPPP bringing the total closer to the 2,000MW promulgated in August 2020.
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Future power distribution networks can be dynamic

As the generation, transmission and distribution network evolves so too do manufacturing considerations and therefore medium voltage cabling requirements.
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Easily double your cable identification

Old processes can slow you down but using Brady's automated cable identification can keep things running smoothly and reduce errors.
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CPD accreditation for Enlit Africa digital event

When the COVID-19 pandemic induced lockdowns struck, the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers realised they had to change the way they offered their training.
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Mantashe and Eskom chairman Makgoba confirmed for Enlit Africa, 8 June

Enlit Africa will kickstart its return with a visionary discussion on the “5Ds of the energy transition”, namely: decarbonisation, decentralisation, democratisation, digitalisation and deregulation.
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Eskom’s executives discuss unbundling process with Select Committee

Eskom's chief financial officer, Calib Cassim, told the Select Committee that since the inception of the unbundling process the cost incurred is $195 297 while the highest estimated cost of the process is $361 million.
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Mozambique utility renews contract to supply electricity to Lesotho

Mozambique's publicly owned Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM), will for the next 12 months supply between five and 35 megawatts of power to the Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC).

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