Free press releases distribution network?

More news: Energy
Agency / Source: Frost & Sullivan

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!



Oelsner Group Recognised for its Promotion of RE Technologies in the South African Equipment Market - Frost & Sullivan confers the 2007 South African Award for Entrepreneurial Company in the renewable energy (RE) equipment market on the Oelsner Group
Oelsner Group Recognised for its Promotion of RE Technologies in the South African Equipment Market

 

PRZOOM - /newswire/ - London, United Kingdom, 2007/05/10 - Frost & Sullivan confers the 2007 South African Award for Entrepreneurial Company in the renewable energy (RE) equipment market on the Oelsner Group.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

This Award is presented in recognition of the company's efforts in the South African RE equipment market to introduce equipment that are stimulating the local market and its ground-breaking work to reduce red tape barriers.

"The Oelsner Group has succeeded in setting up a financially viable Independent Power Producer (IPP) within South Africa," notes Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Mr. Cornelis van der Waal. "The company has been able to do so despite the continued monopoly of Eskom, which created conditions that do not favour IPP integration into the normal electricity generation and distribution network."

Apart from obtaining IPP licensing, the company has negotiated long-term electricity rates with the nearby city of Cape Town and is also exploring several new projects to improve South Africa's use of renewable energy sources. The Oelsner Group's efforts to include further RE technologies in its repertoire of solutions have resulted in increased RE awareness in the region and are expected to propel the market forward.

Since 1995, the Oelsner Group has invested in excess of R13 Million in R&D of the Darling National Demonstration Wind Farm project. In October this year, the R 70 Million 1st phase of 4x 1,3 MW Fuhrlaender wind turbines will start supplying an average of 13.5 GWh electricity annually to Cape Town on a commercial basis. A 2nd phase with 7,8 MW and a 3rd phase of 13 MW are planned. On the same site, an area covering 20 ha will be set aside for a Visiting, Training and Education Centre.
"Currently, the Oelsner Group is investigating alternative renewable energy sources to complement its wind farms," add Mr. Van der Waal. "These could include wave energy projects, as well as large solar projects." One of the proposed sites will be Robben Island, which can, in future, become completely independent from electricity generated through diesel generators. The 770 MW Stellenbosch Wave Converter project is in an advanced stage of development, planned to be erected on a 40 km stretch off the West Coast.

Despite its huge potential, the South African RE equipment market has not experienced significant growth. However, with looming power shortages, investments are poised to increase and local companies would do well to involve themselves in the development of the market.
"The development of the market relies on the companies spearheading new initiatives," adds Mr. Van der Waal. "Such initiatives are expected to result in further investments, which will help to create critical mass for the renewable energy equipment market in South Africa and make it sustainable in the long term."

The Oelsner Group has demonstrated that renewable energy projects, apart from being feasible in South Africa, can contribute substantially to the alleviation of power shortages. In the short-to-medium term, while the company is likely to face challenges in the development of increasingly greener energy, the initial steps taken by the Oelsner Group are expected to yield benefits for the company, the environment and ultimately, for society.

The Frost & Sullivan Award for Entrepreneurial Company is presented each year to the small company that demonstrated superior entrepreneurial ability in its industry. This Award signifies the company's identification of a unique and revolutionary product solution with significant market potential. Additionally, the Award certifies that the company's marketing strategy is sound and poised for success.

Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognise companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices in the industry.

About Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company, has been partnering with clients to support the development of innovative strategies for more than 40 years. The company's industry expertise integrates growth consulting, growth partnership services, and corporate management training to identify and develop opportunities. Frost & Sullivan serves an extensive clientele that includes Global 1000 companies, emerging companies, and the investment community by providing comprehensive industry coverage that reflects a unique global perspective and combines ongoing analysis of markets, technologies, econometrics, and demographics.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Agency / Source: Frost & Sullivan

 
 

Availability: All Metropolitan Area

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick PRZOOM - Press & Newswire Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Energy articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Oelsner Group Recognised for its Promotion of RE Technologies in the South African Equipment Market

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name PRZOOM - Press & Newswire and LINK as the source.
 
  For more information, please visit:
Is this your article? Activate ALL web links by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!
Frost & Sullivan |
Contact: Anna Lay 
+49-(0)-69-770-3-12 anna.lay[.]frost.com
 
PRZOOM / PRTODAY - Newswire Today disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Frost & Sullivan securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Energy via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!




Read Latest Press Releases From Frost & Sullivan / Company Profile


Read Energy Most Recent Related Press Releases:

SolarWinds Unveils the Next Generation of IT Troubleshooting at Cisco Live EMEA 2017
SolarWinds IT Management Platform Being Tested for Secure Government Deployment
World's First Purpose-built LNG Bunkering Vessel Delivered to ENGIE, Fluxys, Mitsubishi Corporation and NYK
Enel Closes Acquisition of Brazilian Distribution Company CELG
SolarWinds IT Management Platform Achieves Common Criteria Certification
GE & HEI Achieve Major Milestone with First Fire of HA Gas Turbine At Bhikki Power Plant
Aluminium of Greece Collaborates with GE to Drive Efficiency Using Predix*-based First-of-their-kind Digital Smelter Solutions
Enel Green Power Gives Renewable Energy to New Paediatric Surgery Hospital in Uganda
GE Inaugurates Redhill (Stafford) Manufacturing Facility, UK
Turkey's First Digital Power Plant Powered by GE & GAMA Energ

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
 
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business
Find business coaching, life coaching, executive coaching and corporate coaching, best selling coaching books, ...



PREMIUM Members


Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.

Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona

Visit  BizJobs.com







 
  ©2017 PRZOOM — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About PRZOOM | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneur newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today