Energy & Power

Mapping the wind

Wind_Atlas_SA_hovedbillede.ashxSouth Africa is the 30th place in the world to have a detailed map of the country’s wind resources thanks to Risø DTU, Denmark's National laboratory for Sustainable Energy. The map shows the best locations for wind turbines and is a prerequisite for funding wind farms.

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Thermal-insulating layer for record-breaking turbine

PN201002-04_300dpismlIn the future, turbine blades in a power station ought be able to withstand gas temperatures in excess of 1,400°C in order to increase the energy yield.

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Compliant systems for UPS

QonhigresThe families of Q-on branded uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems provided by Powermode are now fully RoHS (Restriction of Use of Hazardous Substances) compliant.

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Serving a key African oil nation

EmiratesAirburs3302002090Emirates’ 18th destination in Africa, oil-rich Angola, came on stream recently with the launch of flights to Luanda.

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New finds spark West African oil rush

Oil companies step up exploration and production across the continent, but most notably in Nigeria.

Deepwater areas off the coasts of Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia and Sierra Leone could become a major new oil province with production-growth to rival Angola’s, according to geologists close to exploration there.

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