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Workshop on How to mitigate the electricity price hike

By |2021-07-07T07:52:14+02:00Jul 7th, 2021|News|

Tuesday, 6 July 2021 The IEE Project hosted a virtual one-hour webinar on “How to mitigate the electricity price hike” to help industry prepare for the impact of the latest Eskom tariff increase, which came into effect on 1 July 2021. The webinar formed part of the Africa Energy Indaba’s series of Energy Insights, with experienced energy experts from the CSIR, Kansai Plascon, the IEE Project, Lesedi Nuclear

Complementary workshop at the Africa Energy Indaba 2021

By |2021-02-27T17:50:50+02:00Feb 27th, 2021|News|

Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) International Energy Project of the Year 2020: SA Industrial Energy Efficiency Project Presents A complementary workshop at the Africa Energy Indaba 2021 How energy management saved energy, money, jobs and the planet: Lessons from an international award-winning energy project  Date:     Wednesday, 3 March 2021 Time:    11:00 – 12:00 Attendance is free, but registration is essential South Africa’s largest energy efficiency initiative,

UNIDO hosts Africa Industrialization Day Webinar

By |2020-12-17T11:13:15+02:00Dec 17th, 2020|News|

Monday, 6 December 2020   The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in South Africa hosted a webinar on 2 December 2020 to celebrate Africa Industrialization Day (AID). The virtual event, under the theme “Inclusive and Sustainable industrialization in the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) and Covid-19 era”, was attended by more than 50 representatives from government, private sector, research institutions and academia.   This year’s celebrations

IEE Project receives international Energy Award

By |2020-11-06T16:27:53+02:00Oct 15th, 2020|News|

14 October 2020 South Africa’s largest energy efficiency initiative, the SA Industrial Energy Efficiency Project, has won the highest international accolade for an energy programme – the International Energy Project of the Year, awarded by the global Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). The award was accepted by national project manager, Alf Hartzenburg of the National Cleaner Production Centre (NCPC-SA) at the AEE International Virtual Awards ceremony on Wednesday,

Webinar series on ISO 50001 Energy Management Standard

By |2020-10-15T23:12:58+02:00Oct 14th, 2020|News|

The National Cleaner Production Centre, South Africa (NCPC-SA) and the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) are hosting a series of workshops called ISO 50001 Energy Management Standard - the benefits of certification to your triple bottom line. The workshops will present and discuss the enormous benefits that ISO 50001 Energy Management Standard presents to businesses, as well as how the NCPC-SA  and SABS can support companies wishing to become

Case study – Gastro Foods ESO

By |2018-11-08T11:40:57+02:00Nov 8th, 2018|Agro-processing, Case Studies, Compressed air systems, Steam systems|

Case study - Gastro Foods (ESO) Feeling the pressure from the steady increase in utility costs, Gastro Foods realised that it needed to save on electricity, but did not know how to do it. Energy efficiency had also not yet been considered as part of facility maintenance or procurement. Electricity is the primary energy source at the plant, with an annual cost of R2,1 million. An

Case study – Rhodes Food Groot Drakenstein (ESO)

By |2018-11-08T10:53:17+02:00Nov 8th, 2018|Agro-processing, Steam systems, Uncategorised|

Rhodes Food Groot Drakenstein (ESO) The company is a large user of electrical and steam energy. With the costs of fuel increasing significantly over the past 10 years, a concerted effort was necessary to reduce consumption and costs. The steam system on the plant had two generation locations with an 8 tonne/hr boiler and a 4 tonne/hr boiler, respectively. During the fruit processing season both boilers would

Case Study – eThekwini Water and Sanitation

By |2018-11-08T10:48:30+02:00Nov 8th, 2018|Energy Management|

Case Study - eThekwini Water and Sanitation The unit has been involved in the Industrial Energy Efficiency (IEE) Project through several initiatives, including a pump-systems optimisation assessment (conducted at the McCausland pump station) and energy assessments at three of its depots (Springfield, Ottawa and Pinetown) in Durban. Since there are 27 plants across the province, it was decided to select a pilot plant that best represented the

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