alternative energy

 
Safer, smaller, salty nuke reactors on the cards
Safer, smaller, salty nuke reactors on the cards
A new breed of nuclear reactor designed by engineers from the millennial generation has gained the support of billionaires and the United Nations...
UJ’s electrical car races to be most efficient at the Shell Eco-Marathon in London
UJ’s electrical car races to be most efficient at the Shell Eco-Marathon in London
On 3 July, the University of Johannesburg’s Voltronics team stood proudly with their prototype battery-electrical vehicle after it finished in...
Wind of change on the cards
Wind of change on the cards
So much power was produced by Denmark's windfarms last Thursday that the country was able to meet its domestic electricity demand and export power to...
Stop fossil fuel subsidies and invest the money in clean energy
Stop fossil fuel subsidies and invest the money in clean energy
The world is starting to realise that fossil fuels are not cheap. It is increasingly clear that oil, coal and gas have huge hidden costs that are...
SA, Russia nuclear agreement not a 'done deal'
SA, Russia nuclear agreement not a 'done deal'
A bilateral agreement between South Africa and Russia on the procurement of nuclear reactors was not a "done deal", an industry source told the...
New rules make homes greener
New rules make homes greener
The new regulations for the building sector are making new houses more energy efficient and could save homeowners a small fortune in heating and...
Getting ahead with clean power
Getting ahead with clean power
The buzz in energy efficiency these days is trigeneration: waste heat is not wasted but used for heating or cooling. To see such a facility on the...
Business and govt pledge commitment to energy efficiency
Business and govt pledge commitment to energy efficiency
The energy department, Business Unity South Africa (Busa) and the National Business Initiative (NBI) have signed an Energy Efficiency Leadership...
Biofuel scepticism prompts German summit
Biofuel scepticism prompts German summit
The German government called an emergency energy summit on Tuesday to try to prevent a consumer backlash against biofuels from snowballing into a...
If we produce too much carbon dioxide, so what?
If we produce too much carbon dioxide, so what?
Investing in greener energy sources shouldn't be a priority for South Africa as money should instead be spent on fixing socioeconomic challenges,...
Obama focuses on alternative energy
Obama focuses on alternative energy
Insisting on the need to develop new forms of energy, United States president-elect Barack Obama on Monday chose as his energy secretary a Nobel...

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