Green IT

R58bn new renewable energy projects to create 6 000 jobs

Three projects have been gazetted, with a total investment value of R58 billion and the potential for direct job creation for 6 000 people.

20 Jul

Kyocera asks businesses to dispose of toner cartridges responsibly

The company has partnered with Carbon Footprint Recycling to urge companies to dispose of empty toner cartridges and waste toner bottles in the proper manner.


Hunt begins for cleantech companies in SA

GreenCape calls for local cleantech companies to apply to join the Solar Impulse Foundation 1 000 Efficient Solutions Label portfolio.


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.


Nedbank debuts R2bn renewable energy bond on JSE

This instrument, which is said to be the first of its kind in SA, is listed on the Green Bonds segment of the local bourse, says the bank.


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.

Jul 6, 2020

Solar PV solution for Huis Nuweland

The retirement village appointed AWPower to implement a grid-tied solar PV solution as a first phase in its holistic and ongoing renewable energy project.


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.

Jun 25, 2020

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.

Jun 23, 2020

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.

Jun 19, 2020

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.

Jun 18, 2020

Banner page: Why or why not?

There are good reasons for printing banner pages, but a case can also be made for disabling them, says Cheryl Otstott, blogger for Xerox. [Local rep: Altron Bytes Document Solutions]