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Highview Power and SHI partner on global cryogenic energy storage projects

Highview Power and Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI) have partnered to expand cryogenic energy storage projects globally. As part of the partnership announced today, SHI has invested $46m into UK-based Highview Power to help strengthen its position in the cleantech and energy storage industry. “Highview is proud to have a partner like SHI next to us as we further our global expansion” said Javier Cavada, President and CEO of Highview Power. “By partnering with a large technology company with the reputation…

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New Eskom CEO asked to start early.

Cabinet has mandated Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan to negotiate with incoming Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter to start his role earlier than the set date of January 2020. Addressing the media after the final Cabinet meeting for 2019, Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu said de Ruyter and the Eskom management team would be expected to “immediately deal with the concerning issues of governance, lack of financial management as well as stabilise the operations of Eskom.”  Adding: “This includes…

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Vale Media Group (VMG) announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SolarReserve Africa

Vale Media Group (VMG), the African Oil & Energy B2B events company announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SolarReserve Africa, a leading developer of solar and hybrid power projects, to officially partner together to co-host the 6th Annual Southern Africa Power & Renewable Energy Summit 2020, which will take place between October 28th – 29th 2020 in Cape Town, South Africa.  Alistair Jessop, SolarReserve Africa’s Managing Partner commented “Having attended the Vale Media Group Power and Energy…

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Eskom COO sees some light at the end of the tunnel, despite utility’s debt burden

Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer says he sees some light at the end of the Eskom tunnel as long as the utility gets financial assistance from government. He told delegates attending the 5th Annual Southern Africa Power Summit, in Cape Town, that Eskom has excellent engineers and specialists but was struggling with debt that could reach R500-billion by the end of the year. “We will owe half a trillion by the end of the year,” Oberholzer said, adding that the mounting debt was…

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Cape Town to host 5th Annual Southern Africa Power & Renewable Energy community at #SSAPOW19

With less than a week to go before the launch of the fifth edition of the popular #SSAPOW Summit in Cape Town, we wanted to say a big thank you to all of our clients, VIP delegates, guest speakers, panelists and media partners, we are looking forward to seeing you all at The Vineyard Hotel for the 5th Annual Southern Africa Power & Renewable Energy Summit 2019 #SSAPOW19 http://www.ssapower.com #WeAreVMG #VMG #TeamVMG

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Sasol joins VIP Delegation at the 5th Annual Southern Africa Power Summit 2019 #SSAPOW19

Global integrated chemicals and energy company Sasol has confirmed their participation at the 5th Annual Southern Africa Power Summit 2019, which is taking place between the 29th – 31st October 2019 at the Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa. Sasol will be represented by their Alternative Gas Supply Programme Senior Vice President, Ed Cameron, & Vice President Enablement & Integration, Samir Sale.

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Highview Power & TSK Grupo JV confirms attendance at the 5th Annual Southern Africa Power Summit 2019 #SSAPOW19

Following the news earlier this year that long duration energy storage company, Highview Power, and Spanish engineering outfit, TSK, had entered into a Joint Venture to develop Cryogenic Energy Storage Projects, today the JV confirmed their participation at the 5th Annual Southern Africa Power & Renewable Energy Summit 2019. The joint venture enables expansion across Spain, the Middle East and South Africa, targeting accumulated joint sales of 1 billion EUR throughout the next three yearsCryogenic, long-duration storage technology to enable…

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About 5th Annual Southern Africa Power & Renewable Energy Summit 2019 #SSAPOW19

“The 3 Pillars for Sustainable Energy Development in Southern Africa: Financing, Regulation & Technology” In October 2019, Cape Town, South Africa will play host to Southern Africa’s No.1 Business to Business Power and Energy event, which will bring together the senior decision makers from the IPP, PPP and National Power communities across the region. The Southern Africa Power Summit hosted by Vale Media Group will provide a platform to address some key challenges of improving ageing power infrastructure, developing new…

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Keys to the new Conlog HQ have been handed over

Source: ESI Africa Conlog Pty Ltd is excited to announce the address to their new headquarters in South Africa and the next chapter in the company’s history. The company has been operating out of its office in Overport Durban, South Africa for over 30 years. Conlog is proud of the products and services they have produced out of their offices over the three decades. Their business growth year-on-year has demanded new premises that can sustain growth and fulfil global demand.…

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