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  • How Cape Town made Bruce Lee's dream come true with Warrior
    Cape Town doubles for a lawless 1870s San Francisco in the kick-ass martial arts action series Warrior, which now has two seasons available to binge on Showmax. Issued by Showmax
  • Online retail in SA soars to R30bn, comprising 2.8% of total retail
    A new report reveals that total growth for online retail in South Africa rose to 66% in 2020, exceeding the 25% growth predicted three years ago, and bringing the total of online retail in South Africa to R30,2bn.
  • The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FM
    And you thought 2020 was one heck of a year! 2021 brings winds of change as Gagasi FM and Heart FM will be launching their own media solutions company under holding company MRC Media effective from 1 July 2021. The stations will utilise Mediamark as its sales house until 30 June 2021. Issued by Mediamark
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Solar PV guidance for facility managers

The unpredictability and increases in the cost of electricity renders Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) an extremely viable alternative source of energy. Solar PV prices have dropped dramatically in recent years whereas the output power and efficiency per PV module ("panel") has conversely increased...

By Menno Sulsters, Issued by MANGO-OMC 3 days ago

Cederberg wine farm installs solar energy plant to lower carbon footprint

Building on its legacy of dedication to preserving the area's natural beauty and biodiversity, the move to solar is the farm's most measurable initiative to reduce its carbon footprint to date...

10 May 2021

Powering the economy through alternative energy

South Africa is finalising the much-anticipated Hydrogen Society Roadmap as the country shapes its industrialisation and economic pathway...

5 May 2021

Wind and solar power need to be adopted more quickly to avoid fossil gas traps

Many of Africa's leading economies have yet to harness the potential of wind and solar power, which are now amongst the cheapest forms of new electricity...

5 May 2021

Energy performance certificates set to become mandatory for some buildings

Some non-residential buildings will soon become required by law to display an energy performance certificate...

30 Apr 2021

RES4Africa presents new study in support of SA energy reform

RES4Africa Foundation, in cooperation with CESI S.p.A., has released the Fostering RE within an Independent Network System scenario...

30 Apr 2021

Why renewable energy won't end energy poverty in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is one of the African countries that hopes renewable energy technologies will help to address their energy problems...

By Ellen Fungisai Chipango 30 Apr 2021

Emerging hydrogen industry can help tackle climate change, but complex risks need managing

Hydrogen is predicted to play a leading role in the energy transition towards a low-carbon economy. As an alternative to fossil fuels like oil and coal, it could be key for tackling climate change in future...

29 Apr 2021

A case for net zero carbon economy

South Africa's Low Emission Development Strategy, backed by President Cyril Ramaphosa, was formulated last year and commits to moving towards a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050...

By Ntombifuthi Ntuli 28 Apr 2021

South Africa's green hydrogen potential

South Africa's Hydrogen Society Roadmap explains how the country's resources, including reliable sources of renewable energy, and its ample supply of platinum group metals (PGM), can be effectively harnessed to produce green hydrogen...

By Kieran Whyte 23 Apr 2021

More coal-fired power or 100% renewables? For the next few decades, both paths are wrong

The big question facing Australia's National Electricity Market is how to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 without disrupted energy supplies or skyrocketing prices....

22 Apr 2021

Greenpeace and Western anti-Africa energy groups take the wrong approach

If someone were to put me on the spot and ask me to name an environmentalist group, I'd probably blurt out the first thing that comes to mind, Greenpeace...

By NJ Ayuk 19 Apr 2021

Solar and wind power could break the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam deadlock

For several years, political tensions between Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have been escalating in a conflict over the near-complete Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (Gerd)...

By Sebastian Sterl 19 Apr 2021




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