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Solar powered streetlights for EC village

THIRTY solar powered streetlights will soon be helping to light up the most vulnerable parts of Cookhouse as part of a project to prevent...

Rural pupils to get climate change, renewable energy message

PUPILS in remote communities of the Western, Northern and Eastern Cape will be educated on renewable energy and climate change awareness. This is thanks to...

Repurposing coal stations – a circular economy energy solution

By Wayne Glossop and Tord Johnsson ALL over the world, utilities are facing the problem of what to do with obsolete and inefficient power stations. In...

Manufacturer gives the finger to loadshedding with natural gas power plant

LOAD shedding, unreliable power supply and increasing electricity costs are realities that businesses in South Africa must contend with. This was a key factor...

A way to go green without going broke

MANY businesses are aware of the importance and cost saving benefits of reducing their energy consumption, but one of the biggest barriers to wider...

Infrastructure heavyweight amps up ESG efforts

GLOBAL infrastructure consulting firm AECOM has launched Sustainable Legacies, its strategy for reaching ambitious environmental, social and governance (ESG) objectives. CEO Troy Rudd said this...

Viscosity-compensated plastic flowmeter and switch for liquids

INSTROTECH is offering Kobold’s VKP plastic flowmeters that operate on a special suspended float principle with cylindrical measuring tube and spring-loaded float with orifice. The...

New spin on concrete distribution poles for windfarms

ROCLA has supplied 414 spun concrete distribution poles to the Enel Green Power developed Karusa and Soetwater windfarms projects in the Northern Cape. These...

Embedded generation threshold boost will spark innovation

By Malvin Naicker THE government’s announcement of an increase in the threshold for generation licence exemptions for embedded generation projects from 1MW to 100MW is...

Energy from the power of the moon

WITH the help of modern technology from SKF, another source of power from nature, besides sun and wind, is being tapped: that of the...

EC business chamber a green power pioneer

AFTER almost eight years of loadshedding disruptions, the Border-Kei Chamber of Business took action and installed alternative power solutions. The chamber made this decision after...

Battery innovation key to renewable energy rollout

THE International Energy Agency predicts that almost 50% of sub-Saharan Africa will rely on renewable energy sources by 2040. While reliable energy will be critical...

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R70bn green ammonia plant mega boost for NMB

IN what promises to be a significant economic boost for the Eastern Cape, a giant green ammonia export plant valued at $4.6 billion (R70...

Mayoral delegation updated on R1.2bn Gqeberha auto plant upgrade

NELSON Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Eugene Johnson visited Isuzu Motors South Africa’s Manufacturing plant recently to preview the R1.2-billion investment which will see the...

MOU signals EV focus for SA’s auto supply chain

THE Automotive industrial Development Centre Eastern Cape (AIDC EC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS). According...