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[Video]Lukewarm response to solar geysers
[Video]Lukewarm response to solar geysers
Solar geysers are unreliable and are not helping to curb SA's energy problem. Why is the innovative technology not working the way it should?
Saharan solar power a step closer
Saharan solar power a step closer
A $40-billion plan to provide Europe with solar power from the Sahara moved a step closer with the formation of a 12-company consortium to carry...
SA's thin-film solar tech at commercial stage
SA's thin-film solar tech at commercial stage
A public-private partnership between a South African university and private investors is working on a plant to commercialise thin-film technology...
Egypt's first solar energy unit to operate in 2010
Egypt's first solar energy unit to operate in 2010
Egypt's first solar power station will operate at full capacity in 2010, state news agency Mena reported on Monday.
Pittsburgh showcases green economy at G20 summit
Pittsburgh showcases green economy at G20 summit
The collapse of the US steel industry forced Drew Mihalek in 1977 to leave Pittsburgh, a onetime capital of industry that US President Barack Obama...
Necessity is the mother of solar invention
Necessity is the mother of solar invention
Businessman Theo Rutstein was instrumental in supplying the first television sets and cellphones in South Africa. Now he has taken on an even...
Europe's Saharan power plan: Miracle or mirage?
Europe's Saharan power plan: Miracle or mirage?
A €400-billion plan to power Europe with Sahara sunlight is gaining momentum, even as critics see high risks in a large corporate project...
Obama's 'Mama Sarah' goes solar in Kenya
Obama's 'Mama Sarah' goes solar in Kenya
United States President Barack Obama's step-grandmother Sarah proudly announced on Thursday that her modest Kenyan homestead was now solar-powered....
Power from the deserts
Power from the deserts
Twenty blue-chip German companies are to pool their resources to harness solar power in the deserts of North Africa and transport the clean...
Power from the deserts
Power from the deserts
Twenty blue-chip German companies are to pool their resources to harness solar power in the deserts of North Africa and transport the clean...

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