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Gauteng wastes R7.8bn worth of water

A total of 480 980 000 kilolitres of water – the equivalent of 2.5 Hartbeespoort dams or 192 392 Olympic size swimming pools – were lost. […]

South African Solar Power

South Africa is on its way to becoming a leader in the green energy revolution with a giant solar park which, once fully built, will be the largest in the world.

The multibillion rand park – earmarked for the hot, dry Northern Cape province – will be built over thousands of hectares and provide 5 […]

Solar Artificial Leaf produces electricity

water-gel-based solar devices, or “artificial leaves”, can act like solar cells to produce electricity. […]

Wind Farm to Replace the Old Athlone Power Station

What a great idea by the City of Cape Town. This area of Cape Town is well know for being extremly windy and would lend itself very well to Wind power. South Africa‚Äôs leading energy supplier has announced that, in conjunction with the City of Cape Town, it will be converting the old Athlone coal […]

Methane powers up MTN

MTN unveiled its multi-million rand tri-generation plant to power its entire headquarters in Fairlands, Johannesburg, yesterday.

MTN "green" initiative

The plant, the first of its kind in Africa, was built on the premises and cost R22million.

It is a two-megawatt-power generation plant that uses methane to produce electricity.

The unveiling was attended by Deputy […]

The Joule: SA’s all electric car

South Africa’s first locally developed electric car, the zero-emission Joule is a six-seater multi-purpose vehicle designed by Cape Town-based Optimal Energy in association with legendary South African-born automotive designer Keith Helfet.

Joule all electric car

According to Optimal Energy, the world’s finite energy resources are being used inefficiently, with urban transport playing a major […]

Gulf of Mexico: Kostners oil separator

BP has placed an order to purchase machines to separate spilled oil and Gulf of Mexico water from Ocean Therapy Solutions, a company backed by actor and environmentalist Kevin Costner, according to reports.

Ocean Therapy Solutions has been testing the centrifugal oil-water separator but has not yet received payment from BP, which is under growing […]

Water is the coal of the future.

It seems too good to be true that water can be used as a fuel, but in a recent paper, a fuel cell has been described which runs on water and air, in which you don’t actually “burn” water but a concentration gradient of water is established between the two electrodes, allowing entropy rather than […]

SA companies climate change strategies

It is not surprising that top South African companies are planning initiative in the wake of climate change. For these companies to stay on top they require constant innovation. This includes initiative to combat climate change.

To stay at the top companies are always looking for ways to cut costs and deliver client expectations. As […]

Water tanks are cheaper than dams

In a 2008 study compiled by Ross Hervey, “Economic imperatives of environmental sustainability”, showed that it would have been cheaper for the city of Cape town to provide rainwater tanks to residence than to build the Berg River Dam.

Water tank

If the city provided rain water tanks to the more affluent […]