alternative energy

 
DPA trial on Tesla Powerwall a huge success
DPA trial on Tesla Powerwall a huge success
Distributed Power Africa (DPA), a subsidiary of Econet Global, will be installing Tesla Powerwalls to power Econet Wireless’ local operations of...
No plan as coal jobs go extinct
No plan as coal jobs go extinct
About 60 000 jobs could be lost in the coal sector if South Africa takes its goal of cutting down on carbon emissions seriously.
Six bold ideas to accelerate sustainable energy innovation
Six bold ideas to accelerate sustainable energy innovation
Much has already been achieved in our fight against climate change, both in mitigation and adaptation. Awareness, policy, business, technology and...
Powering Africa up: A low-carbon energy future is needed
Powering Africa up: A low-carbon energy future is needed
There have been many articles written on the dearth of electrification on the African continent, and the desperate need for many countries to...
Reason lights up new energy plan
Reason lights up new energy plan
In launching South Africa’s new blueprint for energy —the Integrated Resource Plan 2018 —Energy Minister Jeff Radebe did not mention...
IBM aims AI at Africa
IBM aims AI at Africa
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been getting a bad rap lately. It’s been blamed for the way Facebook and Twitter promote fake news on the basis...
Eskom forces consumers to shop around for alternatives
Eskom forces consumers to shop around for alternatives
Eskom may be the dominant provider of power, producing 90% of electricity in South Africa, but steep tariff hikes in recent years mean that...
Are municipalities ready to flip the switch?
Are municipalities ready to flip the switch?
The current electricity supply and distribution industry does not serve as a viable option for local government and society as a whole. The...
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...

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