Data on the menu for world's booming population

The agricultural sector is looking towards data-driven solutions to proactively plan for the generations of tomorrow, says Morne Bekker, country manager at NetApp SA.

App collects farming data to optimise yields

AgIQ determines the correct amount of fertiliser to use on crops, says Agri Precise.

Tesla's all-nighter fails to convince Wall Street

3 Jul

Tesla burning the midnight oil to meet a Model 3 target does not persuade Wall Street it can sustain that production pace.

Solar Turtle's power plan for rural women

The start-up wishes to empower female entrepreneurs in remote or off-grid areas to run successful renewable-energy businesses.

Eskom gets R1.35bn renewable energy boost

29 Jun

The power utility and KfW, the German Development Bank, sign a $100 million loan facility to facilitate the grid integration of renewable energy.

Tesla to close a dozen solar facilities

22 Jun

The closures raise questions about the viability of cash-strapped Tesla's solar business and Elon Musk's rationale for a merger he once called a "no brainer".

Audi wants to connect electric cars to homes

Jun 15, 2018

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

Jun 15, 2018

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

Jun 14, 2018

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

Jun 13, 2018

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?

Jun 13, 2018

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

Jun 12, 2018

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

Blockchain measures impact of conservation in Madagascar

Jun 11, 2018

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