In the data centre, efficiency and sustainability are key
While sustainability encompasses several broad issues, from a data centre perspective, it all comes down to energy efficiency.
Global e-waste shoots up while recycling takes back seat
The ITU’s Global E-waste Monitor shows global electronic waste increased by 21% in five years, with 53.6 million metric tonnes produced in 2019.
e-Government boosts GP’s COVID-19 screening systems
The Department of e-Government introduces a Web-based pre-screening application to facilitate coronavirus screening and employee management for provincial departments.
Wind sector targets R400bn post-COVID-19 economic recovery
The sector estimates the wind sector alone will invest between R300 billion and R400 billion and create 25 000 jobs in South Africa by 2030.
Africa needs accelerated ICT, renewable energy investment
UNESCO’s Dr Huber Gijzen encourages investment in renewable energy and ICT infrastructure on the continent, to boost education efforts.
WiSolar offers SA homeowners solar power financing
The company says it has a monthly payment plan up to 72 months available across its solar electricity packages.
Govt sets sights on nuclear amid environmental opposition
The energy department publishes the request for information in respect of the commencement of a nuclear build programme to the extent of 2 500MW.
WiFi-enabled solar lights switched on in CT informal settlement
Witsand in Atlantis gets the first WiFi hotspots, three months after a memorandum of understanding was signed between ThinkWiFi and GreenCape.
Consumers now pay significantly less for electric cars
Electric vehicle prices decrease due to market expansion and the economic downturn; however, manufacturers are selling them at a loss.