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2:10

Econet relies on Tesla batteries in Zimbabwe

Lengthy power outages prompt Econet Wireless management to install Tesla hybrid batteries.

6:00

The decade of the electric car

In 1910, nearly 40% of vehicles on US roads were battery-powered. In 2020, they’re making a comeback.

1:50
15 Jan

Akon’s crypto-powered futuristic city gets go-ahead

US-based musician Akon finalises agreement to build a futuristic city that will exclusively trade in his own digital currency.

2:50

Open source harnessed to fight for good

The United Nations is using open source software to address some of the world's most pressing problems, from cyber terrorism to climate change.

2:30

Car makers join responsible sourcing blockchain network

A global collaboration of car manufacturers is growing to trace responsible mineral mining and help stop child labour.

3:10

Sener looks to expand generating capacity at solar power plant

The company awaits energy minister’s approval to increase the Ilanga concentrated solar power supply to up to 1 400MW.

3:50
Dec 12, 2019

Cape Town seeks urgent permission to buy renewable energy

The city intends seeking permission from the courts for an expedited hearing on its energy case to allow it to buy energy from IPPs.

2:40
Dec 11, 2019

Govt hints at expediting renewables into energy mix

As power blackouts persist, minister Gwede Mantashe says government will allow IPPs to bring Window 4 capacity on stream earlier.

9:40
Dec 11, 2019

2020 sustainability predictions

In 2020, sustainability will move from buzzword to necessity for process manufacturers, says Colin Elkins, IFS Global industry director for Process Manufacturing.

4:20
Dec 10, 2019

Renewables sector’s tough call to govt over Eskom

The sector says if the restrictions were lifted, government could buy that additional energy at a tariff it was prepared to pay.

2:30
Dec 9, 2019

Electric vehicle charging station map goes live

Electric vehicle and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle drivers can now view the current statuses of SA’s public charging stations online.

2:10
Dec 3, 2019

WiSolar expands business in SA

The company integrates hybrid solar electricity into new build-outs and residential estates.