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    Key Concepts In Lithium-Ion Battery Principles – A Consumer-Friendly Guide

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    Whether you're a tech enthusiast, a curious consumer, or someone keen on the future of energy storage, understanding key concepts relating to lithium-ion batteries is invaluable. SafeQuip, a leading distributor of fire-related equipment, sheds more light on common terms associated with these powerful energy sources.
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    Siemens super charges one of Portugal’s tallest buildings for the future of eMobility with...

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    Siemens Smart Infrastructure has supplied and installed 200 VersiCharge wallboxes and an intelligent charging management system to the Infinity building, one of the tallest residential sites in Lisbon, Portugal. 
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    Siemens selected for multi-phase decarbonization program at HEINEKEN production sites

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    HEINEKEN, the world's most international brewer, has selected Siemens as a partner for its global Net Zero Production roadmap, as part of HEINEKEN’s ambitions to reach net zero in Scopes 1 and 2 across all production sites by 2030.* Siemens and HEINEKEN will work together on a long-term decarbonization program which will see Siemens implementing solutions and services from its Siemens Xcelerator portfolio, to reduce energy usage at more than 15 HEINEKEN beer and malt production sites, spanning facilities across Asia-Pacific, the Americas and Europe. Additional sites will be added in a second phase.
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    Customised generators avert load-shedding – Smith Power Equipment  

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    Ongoing load-shedding is leading farmers to seek energy solutions that incorporate customized generator sets able to meet individual farmers’ unique challenges. 
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    Opinion: Energy use – Smaller businesses, don’t be left behind

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    Larger businesses are undoubtedly leading the charge when it comes to managing their energy use which lead to sustainable and more efficient operations. However, energy and subsequent building management are not only reserved to big conglomerates; smaller business have a lot to gain from implementing proper energy management solutions, scaled to their specific needs.
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    South Africa expected to be the most impacted country in the world by disruption...

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    South Africa is expected to be the worst affected country in the world by the security-impacting hazard disruption of energy supplies in the coming year, and this will be the biggest driver of security threats to companies’ operations.
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    South Africa signs loan agreements to support Just Energy Transition

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    National Treasury has announced that South Africa has signed bilateral loan agreements with the World Bank, German state-owned development and investment bank Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) to support South Africa’s Just Energy Transition.
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    Stage Zero poised to radically disrupt unreliable residential power supply market

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    Vivica Group, which was established by bringing powerhouse local brands such as Vox, Frogfoot, Everlytic and Braintree into the same group as innovative high-growth start-ups such as Guardian Eye, Armata, Qwerti and HYPA, has launched Stage Zero, a power utility provider which is poised to radically overhaul how South African households are forced to deal with Eskom and local municipality unreliability.
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    Green hydrogen economy plays prominent role in SA’s just energy transition

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    President Cyril Ramaphosa has highlighted the vital role the green hydrogen economy plays in the country’s development and just energy transition. “The hydrogen economy has a prominent role to play in our country’s just energy transition, providing employment and support to vulnerable workers, communities and small businesses. 
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    Electric Vehicles set to grow in SA

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    As the global community celebrated World EV Day in September, South Africa reflected on the structural challenges standing in the way of better uptake of electric vehicles to help reduce carbon emissions. Although the South African EV industry is currently small in comparison to other markets, Justin Manson, Sales Director at Webfleet, Bridgestone’s globally trusted fleet management solution, examines the market and predicts that it will expand thanks to government backing and private sector investment.
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    Eaton launches its first rack-mounted, three-phase online UPS in South Africa

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    Eaton, the intelligent power management company, is introducing  its latest rack-mounted, three-phase online uninterruptible power supply (UPS)  to the South Africa and East Africa markets.  The new Eaton 93PX 15-20 kVA UPS combines high efficiency with a compact footprint, lower total cost of ownership (TCO), and improved cybersecurity, all aimed at  providing stable power for critical IT, industrial, manufacturing, and medical applications.
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    Talks focus on better energy security between South Africa and Namibia

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    South Africa and fellow SADC [Southern Africa Development Community] country, Namibia, have explored areas of mutual cooperation in energy generation at a ministerial level meeting on Friday.
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    When only a quality professional-grade generator will do

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    Choosing anything but a pro-grade generator is probably a contradiction for anything more than the least important applications or that probably don’t need backup power anyway. After all, why buy a generator that will probably need a backup of its own in a few months’ time?
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    Energy One Stop Shop and Energy Resilience Fund launched

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    Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel today launched the Energy One Stop Shop and Energy Resilience Fund.
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    Anker Launches PowerHouse in South Africa: The Hero Your Home Needs

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    Anker, a global leader in charging technology, today announced the launch of its PowerHouse 521 and 535 models in South Africa, providing a dependable and affordable solution to the country's persistent power instability.
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    Embracing the cloud: Mitigating load shedding impacts on business operations

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    Embracing the cloud: Mitigating load shedding impacts on business operations
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    Technology is well-placed to end the scourge of solar panel theft

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    The extended periods of higher-stage load shedding over the past year has forced South Africans into action. It is just not feasible to sit around and hope the national power utility fixes the mess as the economy suffers, and so there has been a massive boom in the solar power industry.
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    Data security during loadshedding: what should you know?

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    Everything is going fine, but then the power cuts out. No problem, your employees have laptops, and backup systems keep PCs running. But what about your data? What steps have you taken to ensure your business information and application services remain available when loadshedding strikes? And did you also cover your security?
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    Solar power systems fire safety measures

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    Solar power systems for homes and businesses are increasingly popular to mitigate the impact of ongoing loadshedding. However, for insurance purposes these need to be installed by an accredited installer or electrician, highlights ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk. The onus is on home and business owners to ensure that the installation is correct, especially in terms of accompanying gensets.
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    A guide to choosing the right battery backup power solution

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    Loadshedding, while not new for many South Africans, has become more of a permanent fixture in our day-to-day lives. In response, more backup power solutions have become available to individuals, homeowners and businesses. From generators to inverters and solar, there are a variety of options on the market, but where does one start?