Green IT

Study reaffirms renewables now cheaper than coal

Rising input costs and energy insecurity have made coal increasingly less competitive for electricity generation, a study reveals.


SAP Next-Gen, SBC AfriTech seek water innovations

The entities tap into the creativity of start-ups to accelerate solutions aligned with the Global Water Initiative.

28 Aug

Fujitsu builds Edu-Smart Green Centres for schools

Fujitsu and Sizwe Africa IT Group collaborate to build Edu-Smart Green Centres to digitise schools in rural communities.


Nuclear snub, renewables drive lauded in SA's energy mix

The industry supports SA's long-awaited Integrated Resource Plan, which shelved plans for nuclear and paves the way for renewables.


Radebe releases long-awaited Integrated Resource Plan

The IRP is a 20-year energy roadmap to meet SA's future power needs.

Aug 20, 2018

Google wants to keep it cool with AI

The tech giant will let artificial intelligence make autonomous data centre cooling decisions in its centres around the globe.

Aug 20, 2018

Musk under major emotional stress

In a tearful interview with the New York Times, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the past year had been the most difficult and painful of his career.


TIA calls for innovative e-waste solutions

The public entity is offering funding for waste beneficiation, acid mine drainage, water purification and water-saving solutions.

Aug 16, 2018

Schneider Electric names new SADC territory manager

Lucian Reynard will oversee the company's turnkey data centre infrastructure and re-establish relationships with the energy management firm's partners.

Aug 15, 2018

R2bn shot in the arm for SA's renewables sector

Vantage GreenX invests R2.05 billion in a combination of six solar and wind energy projects.


IOT, ERP combine for improved food traceability

Combining IOT, ERP and effective data management has the potential to solve significant global issues, says Stuart Scanlon, MD of Epic ERP.