Green IT

UK firm buys renewable generation plants in SA

Globeleq, a developer of energy and power-generation solutions, completes the acquisition of four local renewable generation plants.


Keys to a sustainable future

The latest technology innovations assist in the management of the delicate balance between environmental, economic and societal needs.

28 May

Construction starts at R2.9bn Oyster Bay Wind Farm

Italian company Enel begins construction of its Oyster Bay Wind Farm in the Eastern Cape province.


PartServe discovers creative way to re-use electronics

Eighteen-year-old Zayd Menk from Zimbabwe uses e-waste to create small-scale models of well-known cities.

21 May

Vodacom goes solar in Randburg

The telco installs solar panels to supplement the energy supply of its Randburg base station controller.

May 17, 2019

Move to decentralise electricity sector lauded

A renewables industry body welcomes government's drive to open up the market to smaller-scale green energy projects.


Closing the energy gap

Smart solutions, training and partnerships are key to meeting the energy challenge head-on, says George Senzere, solutions engineering manager at Schneider Electric.


SA commits to green energy but can't ditch coal yet

Energy minister Jeff Radebe says the country is not yet ready to ditch coal, although it is investing in renewable energy.


An introduction to One Planet Living

One Planet Living is a framework for sustainable living created by Bioregional and developed with the WWF, says Sarah Fernandes, sustainability officer at Green Office.


Time ripe for SA renewable energy investments

A government agency calls on businesses to consider accessing green loans to develop renewable energy.

Apr 24, 2019

Facebook targets 100% renewable energy use

Six new solar facilities are set to help the social media company use 100% renewable energy by 2020.