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12th April 2024 Founded in 1961, WEG has grown into a global solutions provider of industrial electrical technologies. WEG is one of the largest electric motor manufacturers in the world producing more than 21-million units annually. WEG has a longstanding 40-year presence in the African region with its... 

Standby gensets not viable option while loadshedding persists

12th April 2024 Selecting a generator set with a standby power rating might have been sufficient ten to 15 years ago but is no longer a viable option to cope with the current severity of local power disruptions owing to South Africa’s energy crisis, says generator manufacturer WEG Africa senior gensets manager... 

WEG Africa’s new Cape Town premises reflect 30 years of growth

8th April 2024 Starting out 1994 to serve the metropolitan area with a range of low voltage electric motors, WEG Africa’s Cape Town branch has grown in its size and its offerings, according to Branch Manager Marthinus Greeff. Testament to this is the fact that it has again outgrown its premises, and last year... 

Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update

8th March 2024 Eskom has insisted that it is on track to complete the repairs to the ducts in the west stack at the Kusile power station by December 2024. 
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NOA Group acquires early-stage Khauta solar farm in the Free State

Local integrated energy company NOA Group has successfully acquired the 350 MW Khauta solar PV facility, near Welkom, in the Free State, from PNE, which started the development of the facility. The addition of the solar farm brings NOA’s total grid-secured assets to 500 MW and closer to its... 

Seminar commemorates World Metrology Day, with a focus on sustainability

In celebration of the first Unesco-recognised World Metrology Day on May 20, as well as a global emphasis on climate change and sustainability, the National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) held a World Metrology Day seminar, focused on the theme of ‘measurement science in support of... 
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