Coca-Cola taps into the sunshine

Coca-Cola Beverages SA (CCBSA) is going solar by installing rooftop solar photovoltaic units at 11 of its sites, with a combined installed capacity of 10,4MWp renewable energy once completed. Under a 25-year power purchase agreement with the Mulilo Group, the plants...

All-weather surge protection with Dehnpatch

Experts in the fields of safety, monitoring and network communication are familiar with the problem of surge arresters often needing to be installed in extremely exposed locations. This generally meant that they had to be laboriously protected against weather-related...

Eaton wins Best Paper Award at POWER-GEN Africa

Power management company Eaton South Africa won the Best Paper Award for its 'Microgrids for Commercial and Industrial' paper at the Power-Gen and DistribuTech Africa Conference, held in Johannesburg. An example case study of a microgrid installed on Eaton's premises...

Making hospitals safe from lightning, surges

From the skills and training of medical staff members to the sensitive equipment and sterile measures that are used on patients, hospitals are synonymous with efforts to save lives and improve health and well-being. The greatest threats to sensitive life-saving...