Green IT

Mercedes-Benz unveils new electric SUV

The electric sport utility vehicle will initially have a range of 426 kilometres, with a 500km model to be released later.


Retiring or disposing of assets?

Universe Direct has a 24-year track record in the refurbishment and disposal of used IT equipment in a way that is compliant with the POPI Act.


The bottle: Reborn

The Cypress EcoSmart Collection is certified by the Global Recycled Standard and aims to reduce the number of plastic bottles destined for landfills by using them in the bag production.


Samsung in ‘green’ push for TV line-up

The South Korean electronics giant commits to "going green” with its TV business operations.


New wind facility connects to national grid

Golden Valley Wind Energy Facility is South Africa’s latest wind farm to connect to the country’s national grid.

Dec 11, 2020

Amazon to tap into Eskom’s grid in renewable energy project

The local project will see 28GWh of solar energy wheeled via Eskom’s grid from a solar farm in the Northern Cape to Amazon’s facilities each year.


Deal signed to advance Africa’s energy transition

The International Renewable Energy Agency and the African Development Bank agree to support investment in the continent’s low carbon energy projects.

Dec 9, 2020

A business case for the circular economy

Three trends in product development – designing for repair, recycling and longevity – will come to the fore in 2021 as primary factors for decision-making among manufacturers, says Colin Elkins, VP, Manufacturing at IFS.

Dec 8, 2020

Shift in smart city focus amid growing budgets

While the smart cities concept was originally based on ICT such as IOT and 5G, in 2020, this pivoted to reinvented hardware and associated systems.

Nov 25, 2020

Government zero-emission targets drive electric truck market

The medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks market is forecast to reach $203 billion by 2041, as more governments globally introduce zero-emission policies.

Nov 25, 2020

Social change as a platform

The expectation for organisations to align their profit imperative with international grassroots movements or social issues increases.

Nov 23, 2020

Top emerging technologies to watch in 2021

Autonomous vehicles, plastic recycling tech and natural language processing tools are among Lux Research’s top emerging technologies to watch in 2021.