Electric motor

SANEDI to conduct study assessing electric motor energy consumption

The South African National Energy Development Institute is expanding its Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling Programme to study the energy use of motors and suggest new Minimum Energy Performance Standards.
offshore wind farm development

Assessing offshore locations for wind farm development

A scanning lidar campaign, completed by UL, has assessed local wind resources in support of offshore wind farm development in Germany’s North Sea.
mobile retail payments

UL collaborates with WIZZIT Digital to advance mobile retail payments

The launch of a SoftPOS with PIN mobile retail payments solution is set to help speed up the deployment of contactless payments...
solar conversion efficiency

New record: Highest conversion efficiency reached in the solar industry

The maximum solar conversion efficiency of JinkoSolar's advanced high-efficiency solar module reached 23.53% and has outperformed the previous record of 23.01%,
technical advisor

UL acquires solar software platform from Clear Sky Analytics

The acquisition of the Clear Sky Analytics platform complements UL’s existing portfolio of independent technical advisory, testing, inspection, certification and software services to the solar energy industry.

New prepaid electricity meter enters the private property market

The launch of the BEC 21 prepaid electricity meter meets the needs of the private property segment, which seeks a fit-for-purpose solution that is durable, simple and secure.

Daystar Power secures $20 million facility from IFC

Following its $38 million series-B fundraise in January, and a $4 million financing for its Ghanaian subsidiary with DEG, Daystar Power has secured $62 million in financing this year.
Howden

Howden environmental and technology solutions fortified with acquisition

Speaking with ESI Africa, Shane Janse van Vuuren, Howden Africa Compressors and Turbines General Manager, reveals how the supplier of mission-critical air and gas handling products, technologies and services intends to leverage recent acquisitions to the benefit of customers.
video

Interview: Global stimuli affecting local utility decisions

Three industry experts talk about the digitalisation journey of Africa’s power sector and unpack global influences on local markets.
video

How to prevent electrical health hazards using lockout/tagout

A vital tool in keeping electrical systems and employees safe is the use of lockout/tagout solutions and reliable cable identification. Watch the presentation to learn how.

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