Audi wants to connect electric cars to homes

The motoring manufacturer creates a system that connects its electric vehicle to the user's home and, in some cases, makes use of solar power to charge.

New coal plants to cost SA R19bn, push out renewables

Two planned coal plants are set to cost the country an additional R19.68 billion in present value terms over their lifetimes.

Making water while the sun shines

Thursday

Claimed to be a world-first, Zero Mass Water's SOURCE Hydropanels use sunlight and air to make safe, pure drinking water.

Tesla to lay off thousands in search for profit

Wednesday

The electric car maker will chop 9% of jobs across the company as it seeks to reduce costs and become profitable.

Do you really need to print that?

Wednesday

Digitisation is not only about digital documents and avoiding printing, but also about more efficient and sustainable ways of doing business, says Green Office.

SA's new crypto-currency developed to save rhino

Tuesday

Rhino Coin aims to generate funding for rhino conservation and support anti-poaching initiatives through blockchain technology.

Blockchain measures impact of conservation in Madagascar

The ixo Foundation's `Blockchain for Impact' is being used to record insect and animal life regeneration in a Madagascar reforestation project.

Uber pedals into Europe's bike-sharing market

7 Jun

The ride-hailing company is about to launch its JUMP electric bike-sharing service in Germany as it diversifies and seeks to build bridges with local authorities.

Averda launches hazardous waste tracking system

5 Jun

TruTrak will enable healthcare institutions in particular to collect, transport and safely dispose of such material.

Join the African green movement online

To commemorate World Environment Day, Greenpeace Africa introduces an online campaign platform to strengthen environmental activism in Africa.

New wind energy projects to fire up W Cape

The Perdekraal East and Excelsior wind plants have been signed off for the national renewable energy programme in the Western Cape.

Number of electric cars on roads reaches record high

The International Energy Agency estimates that by 2030, there will be 125 million EVs on the road, based on existing and announced policies.

Africa fights illegal dumping of e-waste

30 May

The e-Waste Association of SA aims to create a uniform standard for the treatment and handling of electronic waste across Africa.