CIGRE Symposium: 26 – 30 October 2015

CIGRE has issued a Call for Papers for its International Symposium on `Development of Electricity Infrastructures in Sub-Saharan Africa’ that will take place in Cape Town from 26 to 30 October 2015.

Abstracts must be submitted to the Central Office of CIGRE in Paris by 30 November 2014.

Electricity Supply Situation

Eskom’s Supply System Status Bulletins, released twice a week and freely available on its website at, provide an overview of the system status for the previous five days and a forecast for the next week. Bulletins 273, 274 and 275 published at the end of August 2014 carry fairly consistent messages that `The system is expected to be tight over the evening peak.

AMEU KZN Branch meeting

A notice announcing the next AMEU KZN Branch meeting details is now available here.

Important meeting dates

The 2014 meeting schedule detailed below has been approved by the AMEU Executive Council. Meeting dates and venues are however subject to revision and we will attempt to ensure that any changes are included in this monthly e-Bulletin and on the AMEU website. Recent changes are shown in red.

Legislation to Incentivise Municipalities

The Engineering News Online edition of 19 July 2014 contained two articles related to municipal performance.

Reliability and Power Quality Conference: 27 - 29 August 2014

Circulars to AMEU members in May and July 2014 informed them of an invitation to attend the second Reliability and Power Quality conference to be hosted by Eskom at its Academy of Learning (EAL) in Midrand between 27 and 29 August 2014.