East German market can now benefit from Energyst Rental Solutions We are delighted to announce the opening of our Leipzig depot, which means we can provide more efficient service to customers in the Eastern side of Germany from now on. With already three depots operating in Frankfurt, Duisburg and Hamburg, we are familiar with the …

Renewable energy projects The oil industry may be committing up to a fifth of their total investment in green energy projects after 2030 as hydrocarbons production declines. A growing number of key oil and gas players are starting to invest in renewable energy projects. Analysis from Wood Mackenzie suggests that major energy companies like Royal Dutch …

The Scottish government has given the green light to the development of one the largest floating offshore wind projects in the world. KINCARDINE OFFSHORE WINDFARM PROJECT The Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Project will have a generating capacity of 50 megawatts (MW) and will be capable of supplying enough power for roughly 56,000 homes when it is commissioned …

Coal generation in Europe is falling and will continue to do so due to competition from cleaner energy sources, such as natural gas and renewables, as well as governments efforts to cut emissions, a study by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) argues. The UK is leading the way when it comes to reducing coal dependency, helping to …

Investment in Europe’s offshore wind sector attracted a record-breaking €18.2 billion ($19.5 billion) in 2016, but actual windfarm additions dropped by almost half. NEW INVESTMENT RECORD Last year 11 offshore wind projects reached the final investment decision stage, representing more than €18.2 billion in investment, a new record, according to industry group WindEurope, formerly the European …

WHO PRODUCES THE RAW MATERIALS WE USE EVERY DAY? Which countries produce the raw materials we all need and use every day? Who mines the copper, grows the timber, makes the cement and harvests the coffee all fueling our modern lives? BullionVault’s latest infographic shows the global output in Dollar terms of the world’s most …

Offshore wind could grow more than 650% by 2030, becoming a key power generation technology, according to an IRENA analysis In a new analysis released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Innovation Outlook: Offshore Wind, offshore wind power has the potential to grow from 13GW in 2015, to 100GW in 2030. According to the …

Interbrand Global Brands For the 15th consecutive year, Caterpillar Inc. was named as a Best Global Brand by Interbrand, with a ranking of #82 and an overall brand value of $5.425B. The annual report, according to Interbrand, analyzes how brands help grow businesses – from delivering on customer expectations to driving economic value. Caterpillar’s ranking …

ABOUT ACHILLES Achilles is an external body that verifies a supplier’s status as a trusted partner, by assessing their supply capabilities and compliance with industry legislation. UVDB, Sellihca & Repro Energyst has recently been audited by Achilles. Part of the recent assessment involved an independent site audit where Energyst was awarded 99% for health & Safety …

FROM PURCHASE TO EQUIPMENT RENTAL In Spain, in recent years, cyclical changes to the country’s economy have left their mark on several industries. Where the common practice for companies used to be to purchase and own their equipment, particularly in the industrial and the construction sectors, we now see a tendency towards equipment rental. By now, the equipment rental …

WINDENERGY HAMBURG 2016 From September 27-30, 2016, Hamburg will again become the gateway to the world of wind energy. The world’s leading expo for wind energy, WindEnergy Hamburg, will provide a comprehensive overview of the current status and future prospects of the sector – along the entire value chain of the international wind industry, onshore …

INTRODUCING THE NEW XQP150 Energyst and Caterpillar introduce the new XQP150 diesel generator. This Stage IIIA product with 150 kVA prime rating is emission-optimised and legally required on all mobile applications in Europe. The super silent XQP150 EUIIIA generator delivers increased flexibility by easily switching between 50 and 60 Hz, which allows one machine to …

AFRICAN REVIEW TALKING TO ENERGYST’S COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR FRANK DE KONING Having recently strengthened its technical and commercial teams in Africa, power and temperature control rental solutions provider Energyst has been adapting to the continent’s unique demands. Frank de Koning, Commercial Director for Energyst, discusses the company’s strategy for the African market in an interview with …

ENERGYST ANNOUNCES RENEWAL OF GIBRALTAR POWER PROJECTS On 1 June 2016, the Gibraltar Electricity Authority (Gibelec) and Energyst CAT Rental Power have agreed a renewal of the contract for the existing power plants in Gibraltar (UK) for at least another 18 months. Energyst has been providing power generation for several years to bridge the construction of a …

ENERGYST TO SHOW ITS POWER RENTAL SOLUTIONS AT AFRICA ENERGY FORUM 2016 One more week until the 2016 edition of the Africa Energy Forum, the global investment meeting for Africa’s power, energy, infrastructure & industrial sectors. This year’s edition of the AEF will take place in London, UK, from 22 until 24 June. It has become …

Certifications

Energyst, one of the world’s leading providers of power and temperature control rental solutions, has been awarded ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications. These certifications confirm that Energyst maintains high standards that are recognised globally. ISO 9001 ISO 9001 certification specifies requirements for a quality management system. It proves that Energyst has developed …

Scheduled Maintenance

SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE FOR CONTINUOUS PRODUCTION PROCESS Just like any mechanical device, power generators need regular maintenance and servicing. Especially when they are exposed to extreme temperatures, salt water, dust or debris. This makes preventive maintenance for your generators essential for maximising reliability and minimising the risk of a loss of power. If you are planning …

Contingency Planning

CONTINGENCY PLANNING Sometimes you have to prepare for the worst. This is why we at Energyst think about what might happen during a sudden power blackout. We appreciate the importance of contingency planning, because a disruption in power can have many negative consequences for any company. A power blackout is not always predictable or preventable. …

Backup Power

BACKUP POWER In an emergency, companies must always be able to rely on their supply of power. If a problem arises, important electrical systems must have an independent source. Backup power has a key role in this. Backup power systems protect life and property from the consequences of the loss of the primary electric power supply. …

Risk Management

RISK MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS As one of the world’s leading providers of power and temperature control rental solutions, Energyst consistently aims to improve and safeguard its customers’ operations. Our tailored solutions reduce risk and enhance productivity. We are fully committed to quickly and effectively solve and prevent issues when they arise. Energyst has the knowledge and …

CCHP – COMBINED COOLING, HEAT & POWER Combined cooling, heat & power (CCHP), also known as trigeneration, is an extension of combined heat & power (CHP). While CHP only generates electricity and heat, CCHP adds cooling to the list. In other words, trigeneration or CCHP means some of the heat that is produced is also …

CHP: Combined Heat & Power

CHP – COMBINED HEAT AND POWER Combined heat and power (CHP), or cogeneration, refers to a simultaneous generation of electricity and useful heating and cooling from the combustion of a fuel or a solar heat collector. Heat that is normally wasted in conventional power generation is now being used as renewable energy, which is an …

Fuel efficiency

FUEL EFFICIENCY: IDLE TIME AND WORKING TIME Simply measuring fuel consumption in litres per hour may seem an easy way of comparing the fuel efficiency of machines. But context is extremely important. Idle time and working time are key considerations when determining which machines are the most profitable for your business. Fluctuating fuel prices can …

Low Voltage Transformers

LOW VOLTAGE STEP-UP AND STEP-DOWN TRANSFORMERS Our low voltage transformers available for rental convert 400 to 480 V generator set outputs to a range of LV voltages up to 690 V for distribution. They offer a range of inputs and outputs to ensure the right voltage for your application. Available for any occasion, from small-scale project to major plant, …

Emergency Power

When a company faces a loss of electrical power, it has to find a way to replace its supply. If no backup power is immediately available, a cause can be a natural disaster the backup power fails to work properly, it must turn to an emergency power system. At Energyst, we understand that in such …

An eclipse of the sun next month could disrupt Europe’s power supplies because so many countries now use solar energy, electricity system operators have warned. “The risk of incident cannot be completely ruled out,” the European Network Transmission System Operators for Electricity said on Monday, adding the eclipse on March 20 would be “an unprecedented …

South African energy challenge is not the only problem In South Africa, the energy challenge calls for investment in the sector to ensure growth and development in the agriculture space, reported CNBC Africa on Wednesday. Elias Masilela part-time commissioner on South Africa’s National Planning Commission, said: “The reason why agriculture is not doing well is …