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Pay less for electricity

Pay less for electricity […]

Green Tips

– Keeping water hot takes up a major share of your electricity bill. Switch the geyser off during the day to save electricity.

– Buy a geyser blanket to help keep the water hot and use less electricity.

– Grow indigenous plants in your garden. They’re tougher and usually require less water than alien varieties.

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Limpopo needs a lot more water for mining

mining expansion in arid Limpopo will require the province to find an additional 80million cubic metres of water a year to sustain itself. […]

The True Cost of Electricity Calculated

The True Cost of Electricity Calculated […]

Eskom Uses 10 000 Litres Of Water A Second

Due to growing water shortages, competition for water is likely to increase between the agricultural, electricity, and residential sectors. This could lead to conflicts over water. […]

Lesotho Water Project Expansion Costs May Increase

The water is fed into the Vaal River system that supplies South Africa’s Gauteng province, which includes Johannesburg, the country’s largest city, and the capital Pretoria. […]

SA running out of water

We’re a water stressed country. We don’t have enough water resources to go around. Even once we get water in our managed infrastructure, nearly half of that leaks out of the system […]

South Africa’s $40 Billion Water Gap Threatens Economy

Concrete patches on the canals snaking through Nico Greeff’s vineyards betray constant repairs to an outmoded irrigation system that’s the lifeblood of farming in South Africa’s arid west.

“The water infrastructure is about 60 years old and the lifespan of a surfaced canal is about 40 years,” Greeff, 55, said on his farm near Vredendal, […]

Eskom revises tariff hikes for 2013

Eskom on Wednesday said it was still revising its tariff increases before it makes any announcements.

According to the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci), the original proposition was for an increase of up to 19 percent per annum.

Earlier in 2012, the power utility proposed a new five-year plan of tariff increases […]

The Hidden Water Cost of South Africa’s Coal Addiction

It’s a little known fact that South Africa has some of the best quality water in the world – for those who have access to it, and can afford to pay for it. But the country is facing a looming water conflict, and coal is right in the middle of it.

The quantity of water […]