South 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.
In 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.
The families of Q-on branded uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems provided by Powermode are now fully RoHS (Restriction of Use of Hazardous Substances) compliant.
Emirates’ 18th destination in Africa, oil-rich Angola, came on stream recently with the launch of flights to Luanda.
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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