Renewables debate rages as Eskom woes deepen

Energy experts are at odds over the costs associated with coal versus renewables, as Eskom struggles to keep the lights on.

4 Mar

How IEC has leveraged tech ahead of elections

The Independent Electoral Commission moves with the times, introducing a system to allow political parties to submit their candidate lists online.


Govt unfazed by labour fears, commits to renewables

Cabinet pledges to continue the expansion of renewable energy amid strong opposition from trade unions.

Feb 18, 2019

Top ICT tips for Mboweni's budget

Although Eskom is expected to dominate Tito Mboweni's budget, the ICT sector shares its thoughts on where the finance minister should turn his focus.

Feb 15, 2019

Eskom SePush eyes extra services as users surge to 500K

Founders of the load-shedding notification app plan to provide general municipality updates and expand the service to Botswana.

Feb 12, 2019

Extensive load-shedding hurts SA telcos

Local telcos experience connectivity issues due to ongoing Eskom blackouts caused by load-shedding, significantly increasing their operational costs.

Dec 12, 2018

Top local Google searches for 2018 revealed

South Africans used Google Search to find out more information about entertainment events and local celebrities this year.

Apr 14, 2016

Enel brings Tesla battery to SA

The company's renewable energy kit, which includes a Tesla battery, will go on sale in SA tomorrow as a counter to high electricity prices.

Oct 27, 2015

'Green' ATMs for local banking market

South African banks look to deploy solar-powered ATMs to ensure continued business activity during power outages.

Sep 9, 2015

Power of three for SMEs

As SA seeks alternative power solutions, Eaton's Hybrid Inverter uses a mix of three power sources to help SMEs beat load-shedding.


Combat load shedding with BT-QUBE

BT-SA has introduced a solution that will help minimise the effect of power outages on households and businesses alike.

Sep 2, 2015

Wits prof joins energy-conscious start-up

Wits' dean of engineering joins the board of PowerOptimal, the local start-up that claims it can help end load-shedding.

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